TCALL Personnel - Wendy Christensen

Wendy Christensen

Wendy Christensen,
Professional Development Specialist

Phone: 979-847-8664
Email: wendy.christensen@exchange.tamu.edu

Qualifications

  • M.Ed. Educational Technology Leadership, Lamar University
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Arizona
  • B.A. in Journalism, University of Arizona
  • Texas Teacher Credential, 9-12 Social Studies/6-12 Business/ESL

Experience

  • Specialist, AEL Grant Management (Education Service Center, Region 20)
  • Adult Education Instructor (North East ISD and San Antonio ISD, San Antonio, TX)
  • AEL Distance Learning Instructor (North East ISD and San Antonio ISD, San Antonio, TX)
  • Secondary Social Studies Teacher (San Felipe Del Rio ISD and Harmony Science Academy)
  • Training Specialist (Air Force Services Agency, San Antonio, TX)

Current Duties/Roles with TRAIN PD at TCALL

  • Provides ongoing Professional Development consultation to local AEL programs as assigned in consultation with TWC Program Support staff, including data-driven PD needs assessment, recommendations for local PD Continuous Improvement Plans, and concentrated support to programs with special needs
  • Delivers training as needed in support of state priorities
  • Provides professional development instructional design support and subject matter expertise to PD Center leadership
  • Participates in the evaluation, observation, mentoring, and development of trainers used by TRAIN PD
  • Participates in ongoing Professional Development initiatives to keep abreast of developments and trends in the field
  • Supports other objectives of the Professional Development Center, including research activities as approved by funder