The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education

Quest for Quality - Exemplary School Partnerships

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The exemplary K-12 Partnerships highlights what is done well at Texas universities, such as Induction Programs, or Continuing Professional Development practices. Universities are invited to nominate K-12 Partnership initiatives designed both to prepare teacher candidates to excel and to improve K-12 Schools.


The 2018 Exemplary School Partnership:  Texas Wesleyan University's Project ELITE, a partnership between Texas Weleyan University and Fort Worth SPARC; Drs. Elsa Anderson and Lisa Dryden, co-authors.

The 2017 Exemplary School Partnership: Texas Women’s University Integrated Collaborative Program – A partnership with Teach Denton, Denton ISD and iTeach TEXAS. (Please click on this link for details of TWU nomination) .

The 2016 Exemplary School Partnership: The University of Texas-Austin's UTeach, Dr. Kelli Allen and Dr. Carrie Culpepper. (Please click on this link for details of the UTeach Project)

Quest for Quality/TxATE Exemplary K-12 Partnerships 2019 Call for Nominations Brochure

To see a list of past recipients of the Quest for Quality Exemplary K-12 Partnerships, click here.