2019 Advancing Academics Conference

Join Gifted and Talented, Advanced Academics, STEM, and PBL educators for three days of inspirational workshops in central Texas, with keynote speaker Ian Byrd.

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Universal Design for Learning Institute

Dr. Kristan Rodriguez will present a one-day Universal Design for Learning (UDL) training targeting both general and special education PK-12 teachers and administrators.  The content will address foundational concepts of UDL, as well as the role of UDL in inclusive practices and personalized learning.  There will be learning options for participants who are novices as well as those who are building capacity on their campuses.

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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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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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Principal Certification Network Application Open

Calling all aspiring campus leaders! Our PCN application period is now open! Apply today! 

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Programs & Services


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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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What is Typing Assistance, and How can it be Used for the 4th Grade Writing STAAR?

Typing assistance is one of several accessibility features that your students can use during the 4th Grade Writing STAAR Test. Typing assistance means that a test administrator can transcribe a student’s response to the writing prompt into the online testing platform. Your 4th grade students who are taking the STAAR test online and can’t type […]

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5 Points on Accessibility Features in STAAR

1. Accessibility Features May be Provided to any Student Based on Their Need Did you know that accessibility features may be provided to any student based on their need? A good rule of thumb is that if a student in your class regularly and successfully uses these procedures or materials during instruction, they should have […]

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