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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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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.

Special Education Teacher Salary Texas

Posted by Scott Fikes on June 28, 2022

The most recent available data shows that a special education teacher in Texas makes an average mean wage of between $49,670 and $61,430.

ECAP Fights Back Against Dallas Morning News ‘Wild West’ Article

Posted by Scott Fikes on April 27, 2022

Data collected by the Texas Education Agency paints a much different picture than is portrayed in a recent article written by Emily Donaldson and published by the Dallas Morning News.

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