Advanced Academics Speaker Series: Lisa Van Gemert

Examine and practice strategies for increasing the level of critical-thinking in the classroom in this session that covers the theory and practice of critical thinking.


ELL Institute 2016

Come build expertise and capacity in serving English Language Learners through engaging workshop sessions, an inspiring keynote, and the chance to collaborate with experts from the field.


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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From Dings to Dynamite: Behavior Compliance Conference

Campuses that have been staged on behavior indicators for PBMAS or on DVM are highly encouraged to attend this conference!


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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STAAR Alternate 2 Spring 2017 Essence Statements are posted

The Essence Statements for the Spring 2017 STAAR Alternate 2 administration have been posted at: Region 13 is offering an optional STAAR Alternate 2 Overview workshop (SP1735985) on February 6, 2017 for first time administrators. TEA does not require additional training beyond the campus test administration and confidentiality session. Registration is open at […] Read More

SPP Indicator 13 Checklist: Items 1 and 2

What’s your plan for the 2016-17 State Performance Plan (SPP) data submission? Some of the indicators require data collection throughout the year. For SPP Indicator 13, districts must collect data on evidence of transition services in the IEP for students who will be 16 or older by June 30, 2017. Data is collected using a […] Read More