English Language Arts and Social Studies
We provide customized training and conferences at HCDE or at your location for teachers, administrators and support staff through the Teaching and Learning Center.
Our content area specialists for English Language Arts and social studies are experienced educators who give teachers the training and professional development needed to support academic achievement.
Kelly E. Tumy, Curriculum Director
Kelly E. Tumy is the curriculum director for English language arts and social studies for the Teaching and Learning Center at HCDE. She holds a bachelor's degree in education from Texas Tech University and a master's degree in humanities from The University of Houston-Clear Lake. Before joining HCDE in 2015, Tumy served Crosby ISD, Humble ISD and Galena Park ISD. Her achievements include co-authoring the Laying the Foundation® Series and being an AP reader and national consultant for The College Board. Tumy currently serves as president-elect for The Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts.