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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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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2020 Region 13 Elementary Teacher of the Year

Keri Swanson of Lake Travis ISD is Region 13's Elementary Teacher of the Year. Chosen from over 20 nominees, Keri is a passionate and dedicated teacher in her district."

2020 Region 13 Secondary Teacher of the Year

Deirdre Doughty of Bastrop ISD is Region 13's Secondary Teacher of the Year for Region 13. Chosen from over 20 nominees, Deirdre is a hardworking teacher who brings out the best in all of her students!

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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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

How to Create a Successful Root Cause Analysis

Your program or initiative isn’t going well and you aren’t seeing the progress you were hoping for – what’s next? Conducting a root cause analysis (RCA) is a productive method to get to the real issues that are holding up progress. The RCA will give real, tangible facts to work from rather than hunches or […]

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The Importance of Kari’s Law Compliance in Schools

This guest post comes from Melinda Crockom, public education coordinator at the Texas Commission on State Emergency Communications. Emergencies can happen anywhere and unfortunately; emergency situations do occur on school campuses. If a person is attempting to dial 9-1-1 from a school phone, would they be able to reach an outside line for help?  What […]

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