Texas Rural Schools Spring Conference

Collaborate with other rural school educators to share resources and strategies for your unique educational setting. The conference will include breakout sessions on current topics, and Commissioner Mike Morath and Dr. Joe Sanfelippo will be our keynote speakers.

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Having Hard Conversations with Jennifer Abrams

Based on Jennifer Abrams' book, Having Hard Conversations, and her work with conflict and interpersonal communication, this session will provide participants with action plans and scripting tools for having those necessary, hard conversations.

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School Safety Summit

The School Safety Summit provides an opportunity for educators to come together and learn from the journey that others have undergone in the wake of school tragedies.

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2019 Statewide Parental Involvement Conference

Join us at the 2019 Statewide Parental Involvement Conference to partner with administrators, parents, teachers, federal program directors, ESC personnel, and community leaders to increase student achievement.

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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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Programs & Services


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

Interview with Deirdre Doughty, 2020 Secondary Teacher of the Year

In August, the 2020 Teachers of the Year for Region 13 were announced, and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the results. Dozens of talented and inspiring teachers from across our region were nominated, and two were ultimately chosen: Deirdre Doughty and Kari Swanson. We interviewed Deirdre Doughty, a secondary Social Studies Research Methods and […]

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How Scaffolded Supports Promote Student Success

How would you teach a young child to ride a bike? Would you give them a regular bike and say, “Go for it!” or would you start them off on a bike with training wheels? Would you stand back and silently watch them struggle to balance or would you put your hand on the back […]

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