TEKSCON 2019

The 2019 TEKS Resource System Curriculum Conference brings thousands of Texas educators together for three days of collaboration, innovation and learning. The annual conference will showcase national guest speakers, informative sessions and hands-on workshops. Texas teachers and administrators will learn best practices, discover new ways to spark change and enhance curriculum from other Texas educators.

Learn more

2019 Advancing Academics Conference

Join Gifted and Talented, Advanced Academics, STEM, and PBL educators for three days of inspirational workshops in central Texas, with keynote speaker Ian Byrd.

Learn More

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.

Visit Site

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.

Visit Site

Instructional Coaching Conference 2019

Join a band of Rockstar educators for Keynotes by national thought leaders and over 40 learning opportunities centered around our Balanced Coaching Framework!

Learn more

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

What is an Academic Conversation?

What is an Academic Conversation

Our days are jam-packed full of conversations. We talk about the weather, about sports, about album releases, politics, movies, TV shows we’ve watched, work, food, and so much more. Just the same, our students’ lives are full of conversations. Sometimes these conversations are casual and friendly while other times these are based on whatever they’re […]

The post What is an Academic Conversation? appeared first on Region 13's Blog.

Read More about What is an Academic Conversation?

Personal Accounts: The Need for Integrated Decoding and Phonics Skill-Building

How to help struggling readers

In 2019 I’ll be celebrating thirty years as an educator with fourteen years of that time in a high school English classroom. Although perhaps celebrating is the wrong verb, I often think I should go back and apologize to students, particularly those in my first years of teaching, for all the well-intentioned but faulty instruction […]

The post Personal Accounts: The Need for Integrated Decoding and Phonics Skill-Building appeared first on Region 13's Blog.

Read More about Personal Accounts: The Need for Integrated Decoding and Phonics Skill-Building