About Us


RFL is Founded

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

Center for Educator Development for Fine Arts

1998 — We begin work with the Center for Educator Development for Fine Arts (CEDFA) on projects that continue to this day.


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

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

2003 — We begin providing evaluation services with the TEA’s Student Success Initiative.

Teacher Licensure Reviews

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!

2008 — We celebrate 10 years!

Scaffolded Solutions Launches

2009 — Scaffolded Solutions launches to provide comprehensive online support for beginning teacher mentoring and induction.

Fine Arts and Digital Literacy

2009 — RFL begins work with the Texas Cultural Trust on innovative high school fine arts and digital literacy courses.


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

2016 — RFL launches the Arts and Digital Literacy platform to bridge fine arts education and digital media.

Redesign Professional Development Community

2016 — We begin partnership with Learning Forward on a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant evaluation.

Starting the Conversation Wins Award

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.


2017 — We develop micro-credentials for TEA’s statewide pilot program.