Beat the Heat 2019 Call for Proposals

Beat the Heat is a professional development opportunity for educators, parents, and others who work with children ages 3-21 with significant intellectual and low incidence disabilities. Share your expertise by submitting a conference proposal today!

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Teaching Innovations

Creating innovative classrooms builds lively teaching, academic rigor, and connective instruction, the three components of engagement. These videos showcase four methods for increasing these components.

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2019 BEHAVE! Conference

Our 2019 Behave! conference is designed from those troubling times when you just want to scream behave! We’re giving you all the tips, tricks, tools, and strategies you need to avoid the scream and start handling classroom behavior better.

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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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2019 Charter School Summer Summit

The 2019 Charter School Summer Summit features two fabulous keynote speakers, international keynote speaker Angela Maiers and Superintendent, Dr. Joe Sanfelippo, and more than 40 breakout sessions on standards of Operations, Finance, Education, and Governance delivered by TEA specialist, ESC Consultants, TASB, and personnel from innovative charters around the state of Texas.

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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.


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What is Typing Assistance, and How can it be Used for the 4th Grade Writing STAAR?

Typing assistance is one of several accessibility features that your students can use during the 4th Grade Writing STAAR Test. Typing assistance means that a test administrator can transcribe a student’s response to the writing prompt into the online testing platform. Your 4th grade students who are taking the STAAR test online and can’t type […]

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5 Points on Accessibility Features in STAAR

1. Accessibility Features May be Provided to any Student Based on Their Need Did you know that accessibility features may be provided to any student based on their need? A good rule of thumb is that if a student in your class regularly and successfully uses these procedures or materials during instruction, they should have […]

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