This book is for test #191 and authored by Joe Kortz, Ed.D., Vickie
Hester, Ph.D., and Vickie Green, M.Ed., It is an excellent book more
than 367 pages in length, and designed to provide excellent content by including a detailed chapter for each competency, as well as very helpful study methods and test taking strategies in the style of all of the Pass the TExES books. See the authors' bios below.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
William J. Kortz Jr. Ed.D., was a bilingual professor at the University of Houston Downtown where he taught bilingual, ESL, alternative certification, and educational technology classes. He was previously a federal technology director for a distance learning initiative, The Texas Center for Academic Excellence, http://www.shsu.edu/~txcae. He served as a public school bilingual teacher, grades 3-5, and ESL teacher/coordinator, grades K-12. He also served as an awarded member of the TExES Committee for Teacher Certification at UHD as well as alternative certification committee. Mr. Kortz passed away in 2010. His life and contributions to education in the state of Texas will be well remembered and appreciated.
Vickie Hester, Ph.D., is a certified Texas educator with advanced degrees in language and
writing. Dr. Hester believes in the Pass the TExES program. Using these strategies,she scored in the 90th percentile on all her TExES examinations. She currently serves as a classroom teacher and editor of the Kids Writing Connection, a Dallas ISD publication for fledgling authors.
Vicki Green, M.Ed., is a dedicated classroom educator who holds seven Texas certifications, ranging from elementary education to English as a Second Language. As a Master Reading Teacher, she is committed to quality instruction and believes all students and teachers can succeed in a supportive, nurturing environment. Ms. Green believes in the Pass the TeXes program because, she says, "It assists future educators who are on the path to making a positive difference in young lives." Ms. Green has done over 15 years of volunteer work with the Spina Bifida Association of Dallas. At home, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spoiling her three dogs.
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