Scoie Green

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Teacher

Katy, Texas

Scoie Green is a 2020-21 Teach Plus Texas Policy Fellow. She teaches 10-12th grade professional communications at Obra D. Tompkins High School, in Katy, Texas, where she also assists the speech and debate team. Prior to teaching professional communications, she was a special education teacher.

Scoie is a member of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) and serves as ATPE Campus Representative, 2019 ATPE Campus Representative of the Year and 2019-2020 ATPE Leadership Fellow. She graduated from Southern University and A&M College with a bachelor’s in rehabilitation services and received her master’s in community health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Posted May 12, 2021

Special and General Education Students Can Coexist and Benefit From Each Other in a Safe Learning Environment

“Ms. Green, did you know that I have autism?” Andrew asked as I discussed our new lesson, “Communicating with Persons…

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Posted Nov. 16, 2020

I’m Empowering My Students to Lead Conversations About Race

In late September, I began my class with my usual prompt: Is there anything in the news you’d like to…

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