STATE ILA COORDINATOR
Liza LaRue (2019-2022)
Liza LaRue is an Early Learning Instructional Specialist in Dallas ISD and a consultant for Region 7. She received her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction Supervision from Texas A&M Commerce. Liza has served most of her teaching career in early childhood classrooms. In addition as the ILA State coordinator, Liza has been a member of TALE’s advocacy committee for 4 years. The advocacy committee has received the ILA Advocacy Award for the last 5 years for their advocacy work. She is passionate about best literacy practice in early childhood classrooms and will continue to advocate for Texas students.
The ILA Coordinator serves the State/Provincial Council for a 3 -year term and is responsible for supporting the network of local, student, and special interest councils within the state/province. He/she is a liaison between the state/provincial council and ILA.