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Texas A&M-Kingsville faculty member named to Reading Academies Pilot

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KINGSVILLE (July 24, 2020) — Dr. Fernando Hernandez, assistant professor in the teacher and bilingual education department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently honored with membership in two reading associations.

 

First, Hernandez was accepted into the Reading Academies Pilot where he would participate in and provide feedback on draft Reading Academies modules prior to full implementation. The program is part of the Texas Education Agency.

 

Second, he applied to and was selected to serve as an at-large member of the Texas Association of Literacy Educators (TALE), an affiliate of the National Literacy Association. This is an elected position and he will serve a two-year term.

 

TALE is dedicated to promoting literacy in the education sector and consists of professional members that are committed to serving the leaders in the state of Texas.

 

Hernandez has been at Texas A&M-Kingsville for a year. He worked as a lecturer in the bilingual and literacy studies department at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley for two years.

 

He earned a bachelor of business administration in finance from Southwest Texas State University; his master’s degree in reading from University of Texas Pan American and his doctorate in literacy from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

 

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