Beat the Heat 2016

ESC Region 13’s Beat the Heat is a multi-day professional development opportunity for educators who work with children ages 3-5 and children with significant disabilities ages 6-21. Choose your registration option below...

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2016 Leadership Symposium

Join campus leadership teams across the Region to set your foundation for continuous improvement and growth for the school year, build leadership capacity, and gain key strategies for instructional improvement through the T-TESS and T-PESS Appraisal Systems.

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Advancing Educational Leadership

Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) has been designed to provide school leaders with the hidden curriculum of what it takes to be a successful school leader. Explore inspirational and practical tools to help school leaders grow and learn along the way with their schools and students.

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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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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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Fostering Literacy in the Early Childhood Classroom

Summertime is often when teachers take time to reflect what went well and what challenges they overcame.  Some teachers even make goals for the upcoming school year. For me, summertime was a combination of those things.  My summers included times to reflect, rejuvenate and to also celebrate.  I am no longer a teacher; however, in […] Read More

High Yield Strategies

I am such a fan of the work of Dr. Jim Knight. Yesterday, I saw a video clip of Dr. Knight discussing the topic of high yield strategies. I’ve seen this clip multiple times as a participant and trainer of Advancing Educational Leadership. I have read about this topic in his books: Unmistakable Impact: A […] Read More