Future Educators Place at State and National Contest

Congratulations to the Ben Barber Innovation Academy students who finished the season as state and/or national winners for the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE).

TAFE was created in 1984 to provide the best and brightest high school and middle school students in Texas with the necessary knowledge to make informed decisions about pursuing careers in education.

View the students and their accomplishments below.

  • Elementary Bulletin Board - Megan Gunn and Raina Collier - Advanced to Nationals
  • Teacher Created Materials - Megan Gunn and Raina Collier - Advanced to Nationals
  • Creative Lecture - Alura Lovell - Advanced to Nationals
  • Researching Learning Challenges - Rylee Anderson, Alexis Christ, Ella Cryer and Savannah Vela - 5th at Nationals
  • Educators Rising Moment - Noel Kulas - 2nd at Nationals
  • Job Interview - Taylor Bailey - Advanced to Nationals

The sponsors for Ben Barber's TAFE teams are: Christine Taylor, Angela Fore and Jordan Hennington.