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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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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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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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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Region XIII TV

Closure Notice: ESC Region 13 will be closed from Wednesday, November 25 until Sunday, November 29. We will resume regular business operation on Monday, November 30.

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Approval of Private Nonprofit Equitable Services and Parent Involvement Activities

Effective November 20, 2015, TEA is providing approval of the following types of activities that require prior approval under 2 CFR 200.456. * Equitable services to private nonprofit schools that are required, and therefore allowable, under federal program statute; this includes registration and travel costs for participating in allowable professional development activities * Parental involvement […] Read More

Do you want to learn how to maximize student engagement and learning with active participation in your lessons?

Then we have 3 workshops for you! Region 13 is offering three workshops based on Anita Archer and Charles Hughes’ book, Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching. Ramp up your classroom instruction and join us for one or even better, all three days. These workshops are relevant for elementary as well as secondary teachers in […] Read More