TRAIN PD @ TCALL STAFF: Dr. Debra Hargrove


Debra Hargrove

Dr. Debra Hargrove,
Director of Professional Development

Phone: 979-847-7317


  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (Florida Atlantic University)
  • Ed.S. in Educational Leadership (Florida Atlantic University)
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Florida Atlantic University)
  • B.S. in Psychology (Organizational Psych) (University of Houston)
  • MBTI® Qualification Program Certificate (American Management Association – 2006)
  • MBTI® Creating High Performing Teams Using the MBTI® Instrument Certificate (American Management Association – 2006)


  • Director of Instructional Design, TCALL, since 2014
  • Tech Consultant, National Human Resources Development, Inc. 2000-2014
  • Director, Florida TechNet (2000-2014)
  • Project Specialist - Florida IDEAL at Florida Atlantic University (1993-1999)
  • Corporate Trainer/Security - First American Bank, Atlanta, GA
  • Corporate Trainer - FedMart Stores

Leadership Positions

  • Board Member/Web-Master, Association of Adult Literacy Professional Developers
  • Chair – State Technology Task Force Committee - Florida
  • Ex-Officio, ACE of Florida, Inc.

Past Service

  • Tech committee chair, ACE of Florida Conference Committee
  • Lead computer lab, ACE of Florida, Florida Literacy Coalition and Michigan Conferences
  • Homework Helpline Volunteer - Boys and Girls Club of Broward County
  • Volunteer - Jewish Services Center of Hillsborough County
  • Volunteer and Webmaster of FishHawk Trails Neighborhood

Current Duties/Roles with TCALL

  • Oversees development and acquisition of PD curriculum and multi-media course content utilizing staff or external Subject Matter Experts; including oversight of PD Institute Teams.
  • Oversees staff assigned to work on delivery, logistics, evaluation, and documentation of Instructor-led PD training.
  • Oversees staff assigned to recruit and develop a cadre of professional trainers to meet the needs of AEL programs statewide.
  • Manages development of original PD curriculum for delivery via the Texas AEL PD Portal
  • Oversees conversion of Instructor-led PD curriculum for delivery via PD Portal.
  • Manages LMS functions for user access, PD evaluation, and documentation; branding and promotion; building of content repository; and moderation of Communities of Practice Discussion boards.

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