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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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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Engaging Young Writers PK-1st with Matt Glover

This session will provide participants with practical, developmentally appropriate intervention strategies that support young children as writers.


The Practical Approach to PLCs

This one-day workshop focuses on the PLC conversation cycle, strategies for having meaningful conversations, and tools for taking collective action steps.


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Final 2018 Accountability Ratings

Academic Accountability Final 2018 academic accountability ratings were released this week. The Texas Education Code requires the commissioner of education provide a process for districts and charters to challenge their accountability ratings. The agen... Read More

Online course tips and tricks

Did you know that you have the ability to take a 6 hour update or initial 30 hour GT course online?  Region 13 offers both of these options to our districts, and my plan is to vary the offerings by need throughout the school year.  Stay tuned to the end of this blog for our […] Read More