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Scott Fikes

Scott Fikes
Scott is the Deputy Executive Director and Program Consultant. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Texas Woman's University and a Master of Education from Texas Woman's University. Scott has extensive experience in both the classroom and as an administrator in districts in North Texas.
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How Do You Get A Special Education Teacher Certification In Texas?

Posted by Scott Fikes on November 28, 2022

Special education teachers play an important role in ensuring every child receives a high-quality education. Although they typically work with a smaller segment of the student body population, their impact can be felt across many classrooms. 

5 Tips For A First-Year Elementary Special Education Teacher

Posted by Scott Fikes on September 8, 2022

As a first-year elementary special education teacher, you have many wonderful memories … and challenges … that lie ahead. 

EdTPA Rejected: Get Teaching License Now Before More Barriers Go Up

Posted by Scott Fikes on July 7, 2022

The Texas State Board of Education has rejected adding the edTPA to the list of requirements that aspiring teachers must meet to earn certification. For many, that’s welcomed news considering the proposed requirement could have made it more difficult to become a Texas teacher.

Special Education Teacher Responsibilities

Posted by Scott Fikes on July 6, 2022

As a special education teacher, you are responsible for educating children who have individual special needs due to a wide range of disabilities.

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