Shere Salinas, Ed.D.

e2L Certified eGROWE Coach

shere@engage2learn.org

Shere is a certified eGROWE coach with over 30 years experience in public education. Over the span of her career, she served as a teacher, math department chair, district mathematics specialist, RtI and Section 504 District Coordinator, and college professor. She authored the district RTI Handbook, created on-demand professional development for RTI academics, attendance, and behavior as well as Section 504. During her tenure, the district improved from 15 Improvement Required campuses to none, reconceptualized RTI, and created a new RTI documentation system that saves teachers time while providing actionable reports. 

Shere is passionate about public education and committed to helping teachers grow professionally to maximize their potential in meeting the needs of students.

Education/Certification/Awards/Leadership:

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • M.S. in Mathematics, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
  • B.A. in Elementary Education, Michigan State University

Certifications:

  • Principal (Texas)
  • Elementary Self-Contained, 1-8 (Texas and Michigan)
  • National Board of Professional Teaching Standards: Mathematics-Early Adolescence
  • Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) Appraiser
  • Mental Health First Aid

Awards:

  • Southwest Educational Research Association Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research
  • Teaching Excellence Awards – Texas A&M University System 
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Leadership

  • Vice President-Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • South Regional Director-Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Secretary & Board Member-Coastal Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Reviewer for Texas Math Teacher, Southwest Educational Research Association, Texas Association of Literacy Education
  • Testified before the Texas State Board of Education regarding proposed mathematics TEKS changes

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