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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CIMA 2017: Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement

The 2017 Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement is a two day event designed to empower educators to improve outcomes for language learners of all kinds.

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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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AIE Conference

AIE is about inspiring growth and reigniting a passion for increasing student outcomes. It is about envisioning extraordinary possibilities, taking courageous actions, and being our best selves to motivate and create expectations for continuous improvement. The call to action is to recommit to leading, teaching, learning, and excelling in creating positive change that addresses the needs of all children.


Jim Knight Coaching Institute

Come learn from thought-leader Jim Knight in this Texas-exclusive training! This unique and intensive institute addresses the areas of: understanding how to work with adults, the coaching cycle, high-impact teaching practices, how to gather data and use video as a part of coaching, plus more!

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From The Scoop

More than 1 million ELLs…

…attend Texas Public Schools Pre-K through Grade 12 according to a profile created by E3 Alliance, a regional education collaborative.  In the 2016-17 school year, 90% of ELLs in Texas spoke Spanish as their first language. The other 100,000+ claimed more than 130 additional languages as their L1. Central Texas as defined by E3, proudly serves …

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SHARS Reporting Requirement Due October 31., 2017

TEA issued a TAA Letter on September 15, 2017 reminding LEAs of a SHARS Reporting Requirement.  Deadline for submitting report: October 31, 2017. All LEAs that received IDEA-B grant funding in the 2016–2017 school year must submit the SHARS Reimbursement Report Survey, regardless of whether they received SHARS reimbursements. Information will be used in the […] Read More