About Us

History

RFL is Founded

March 1, 1998

In March of 1998, Resources for Learning (RFL) was founded by company president Linda Wurzbach.

Center for Educator Development for Fine Arts

March 15, 1998

We begin work with the Center for Educator Development for Fine Arts (CEDFA) on projects that continue to this day.

TxBESS

April 1, 1998

We partner with the Texas State Board for Educator Certification to develop and implement the Texas Beginning Educator Support System. Since then, we?ve helped two other states develop their own beginning teacher support systems and developed our own.

G/T Work Begins

May 1, 1998

RFL begins development of web resources and professional learning for Gifted/Talented and Advanced Academics with TEA and Education Service Center 13.

Student Success Initiative

June 9, 2003

We begin providing evaluation services with the TEA’s Student Success Initiative.

Teacher Licensure Reviews

February 2, 2005

RFL conducts the first training with New Mexico educators to conduct high-stakes reviews in the New Mexico Three-Tiered Licensure System.

10 Years!

March 3, 2008

We celebrate 10 years!

Scaffolded Solutions? Launches

September 1, 2009

Scaffolded Solutions launches to provide comprehensive online support for beginning teacher mentoring and induction.

Fine Arts and Digital Literacy

September 21, 2009

RFL begins work with the Texas Cultural Trust on innovative high school fine arts and digital literacy courses.

RFL @ SXSW

March 9, 2012

In conjunction with the Texas Cultural Trust, RFL presents ?Gutenberg Revisited: How Art Teaches the Next Form of Literacy,? at a SXSWedu panel.

Arts and Digital Literacy Platform Launch

August 8, 2016

RFL launches the Arts and Digital Literacy platform to bridge fine arts education and digital media.

Redesign Professional Development Community

September 21, 2016

We begin partnership with Learning Forward on a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant evaluation.

Starting the Conversation Wins Award

January 15, 2017

TEA and the Texas High School Coaches Association are recognized as the 2017 Young Hearts Matter Texas Partner for Change for the relationship violence prevention program, “Starting the Conversation,” developed by RFL.

Micro-Credentials

August 31, 2017

We develop micro-credentials for TEA’s statewide pilot program.

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