CIMA 2017: Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement

The Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement is a two day event designed to empower anyone who serves language learners.

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Beat the Heat 2018

ESC Region 13's Beat the Heat is a multi-day professional development opportunity for educators who work with children ages 3-21 with significant cognitive disabilities.


ECP Limited Admission Cycle

ECP is accepting applications for the Limited Admission Cycle to meet needs for additional teachers in selected certification areas, including Elementary and Secondary, Austin ISD Teacher Academy, and Special Education. Application closes April 27th!

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Developing Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)/ RTI for English Language Learners

Join us as we share a day with Cristina Sánchez López, Distinguished Speaker and RTI/ELL Expert!

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Oh the Math that They’ll Know!  Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks Primary Math Games K-2

Are you looking for engaging and effective ways to help your primary students gain confidence and competence with key math concepts. Come prepared to play math games that incorporate the use of cards, dice, multi-sided dice, math shakers, number lines and other easily found math manipulatives. 


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ELPS Toolkit and Observation Guide

  ELPS Toolkit Overview: The revised ELPS Toolkit is your convenient and comprehensive resource for effective lesson development. It is designed to help teachers incorporate the ELPS when planning lessons and delivering instruction. This interactive training will provide you with the tools that you need to seamlessly incorporate the ELPS Toolkit into your lesson design …

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UDL Series: Universal Design for Learning and Social Emotional Learning

“Emotion has a substantial influence on the cognitive processes in humans, including perception, attention, learning, memory, reasoning, and problem solving” (Tyng, Amin, Saad, & Malik, 2017). Each day, teachers experience the challenging connections between emotion and learning.  The good news is that we can plan for social and emotional variability in our classrooms by referencing the UDL […] Read More