New Coach Academy

The New Coach Academy at ESC Region 13 provides new coaches, administrators, and teacher leaders with the foundational knowledge, skills, and support needed to coach effectively. Our first two meeting dates are entirely online!

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Superintendent of the Year

We're proud to announce the 2020 Regional Superintendent of the Year is Giddings ISD Superintendent Roger Dees! Congratulations!

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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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Programs & Services


Who We Are

For over 50 years, we've 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're 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, the Education Service Center Region 13 is your trusted partner in educational success.


From Our Blog

What is the difference between reinforcement and punishment?

What is the difference between reinforcement and punishment

One question I get asked when I teach my classroom management class is, “What is the best punishment for a student?”  I reply, “There is none.” I’m sure the participants wonder why I’m qualified to teach classroom management! What I do share with my participants is using consequences instead of punishment. There’s a difference between […]

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What is Texas Instructional Leadership?

Instructional Leader

A principal’s responsibilities are constantly evolving, but one thing that remains the same is their role as an instructional leader. By setting goals, aligning curriculum, analyzing student data, and collaborating with teachers, principals are able to set their campus on a path to success. But thinking through how to do this can feel daunting. That’s […]

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