The Teacher Toolkit

A resourceful website developed by the Educator Certification Program that demonstrates powerful teaching strategies for use by novice and veteran teachers alike.

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Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement

The 2020 Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement is a one day conference designed to empower and equip educators of students acquiring languages. We’ll have engaging keynote speakers, breakout sessions led by industry leaders and experts, and plenty of chances to network and collaborate with your fellow educators.

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James Nottingham: The Learning Pit

The Learning Pit explains why more challenge leads to enhanced learning. It helps educators structure lessons, and students challenge themselves. It shows educators how to develop questioning and facilitation techniques, and by going through the pit, it helps students to grow their resilience, decision-making and higher-order thinking skills. 

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Making Mindfulness Work in Pre-K to 2nd Grade Classrooms with James Butler

Join us for a two-day workshop with James Butler, author of Mindful Classrooms & Austin ISD’s SEL Mindfulness Specialist to learn about Making Mindfulness Work In Your School for PK-2nd grade teachers.

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Parent Companion: First Five Years

A guide for Texas parents and caregivers of children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities from birth through 5 years of age.

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Who We Are

For over 50 years, Region 13 has created great things for great educators, like you. Our mission is to ensure our students and schools succeed at every level, from administrative efficiency to assessment support. We are committed to you as members of our educational community with our core values at heart: Service, Innovation, Excellence, Client-Centered, Integrity, Student-Focused. As fellow educators, our expertise stems from sharing the same experiences you do, so whether you’re searching for a workshop, classroom product, technical assistance, or program service, Region 13 is your trusted partner in educational success.


From Our Blog

5 Questions to help guide your PLC

 What do you think of when you hear PLCs? The idea of Professional Learning Communities in schools has been in practice for decades. The PLC teams focused on what students were learning, how they would know, and what they would do if students did not learn. That’s powerful, but sometimes not enough.  Sometimes, teams need time […]

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5 Ways to Check for Understanding With Your Students

Checks for Understanding

The success of your students depends on whether or not they are absorbing the information you’re teaching them. Often as educators we get bogged down in the process of creating lessons and designing curriculum, and forget to build in moments during our instruction to check our students’ understanding. Here are five simple ways to check […]

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