Texas Rural Schools Spring Conference

Collaborate with other rural school educators to share resources and strategies for your unique educational setting. The conference will include breakout sessions on current topics, and Commissioner Mike Morath and Dr. Joe Sanfelippo will be our keynote speakers.

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Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement

The 2020 Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement is a one day conference designed to empower and equip educators of students acquiring languages. We’ll have engaging keynote speakers, breakout sessions led by industry leaders and experts, and plenty of chances to network and collaborate with your fellow educators.

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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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James Nottingham: The Learning Pit

The Learning Pit explains why more challenge leads to enhanced learning. It helps educators structure lessons, and students challenge themselves. It shows educators how to develop questioning and facilitation techniques, and by going through the pit, it helps students to grow their resilience, decision-making and higher-order thinking skills. 

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Instructional Coaching Conference: Call For Proposals

We're currently accepting proposals for our 2020 Instructional Coaching Conference. This year's conference is designed with the whole coach in mind and to connect you with instructional leaders who will re-center your practice, grow in mindfulness, and achieve balance. All proposals due by February 2nd.

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Who We Are

For over 50 years, Region 13 has 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 are 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, Region 13 is your trusted partner in educational success.


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I’ve Tried Everything, EP. 03: Classroom Interventions VS Classroom Consequences

In this episode of “I’ve Tried Everything” specialists Angela Isenberg and Melinda Marquez discuss the differences between classroom interventions and classroom consequences. Download a full copy of this episodes’ transcript Angela Isenberg:           Welcome to I’ve Tried Everything, a podcast series focusing on behavior support in schools. I’m your host, Angela Eisenberg. Our special guest for […]

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What is Project Based Learning?

Project Based Learning is a method of instruction that encourages students to learn through the use of projects and problem solving. PBL projects are more than just engaging lessons, instead they include essential elements that raise the rigor of learning in a project. PBL projects are aligned with multiple standards and often across multiple content […]

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