Teacher of the Year - 2021 Secondary

Paul Davies of Manor ISD is Region 13's Secondary Teacher of the Year. Chosen from dozens of awesome teachers throughout the region, Paul worked with Manor ISD since 2017, was a founding teacher of Manor New Tech High School, and is now a science teacher at Pearson Ranch Middle School in Round Rock ISD!

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Conscious Discipline: Building Resilient Classrooms During Uncertain Times

Healthy relational interactions with adults are key to raising children who are resilient and able to manage stress and bounce back even when faced with adversity, but how do we achieve this at a time when we are living in such uncertainty. The key to navigating through this is for adults to equip themselves with the skills necessary to provide a felt sense of safety through consistent, responsive caregiving even during times of stress and unknown. 

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PLC Achievement Teams: Presented by Steve and Michelle Ventura

Achievement Teams is an experiential, collaborative four-step protocol that focuses on collective teacher efficacy. All of the components of Achievement Teams intentionally align with those teacher and leadership profiles that have the most significant impact on student achievement. These sessions are presented by Steve and Michelle Ventura and include 3 days of learning and 4 PLC coaching visits.

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Virtual Learning and Coaching with Steve Barkley

We've teamed up with Steve Barkley to bring you personalized learning and coaching that will help take your coaching to the next level. This course is designed to build your coaching skills in the area which will best serve your needs at this time.

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2020 Regional Outstanding School Board

We're proud to announce Pflugerville ISD School Board has been named 2020 Regional Outstanding School Board of Trustees. Congratulations PfISD!

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The role of a superintendent is complex. They are the face of a school district and serve as a liaison between their community and the staff in their schools. Also, they work with their school board to enact policies and adopt educational programs. Put simply, a superintendent is the CEO of their school district. And […]

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6 Great Resources for Talking about Coronavirus with Kids

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