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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Beat the Heat

ESC Region 13's Beat the Heat is a multi-day professional development opportunity for educators who work with children ages 3-21 with significant intellectual and low incidence disabilities.

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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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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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Instructional Coaching Conference 2019

Join a band of Rockstar educators for Keynotes by national thought leaders and over 40 learning opportunities centered around our Balanced Coaching Framework!

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Programs & Services


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.


From Our Blog

What Are the Differences and Similarities Between PBL, STEM, and GT?

Project-based learning… STEM… Gifted and Talented.  What’s the difference really in these ideas? Do you know?  If you saw a student working in class, could you tell the difference between a project, a STEM activity, and a GT assignment? A look at Project Based Learning (PBL) PBL gives students the opportunity to learn through the […]

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What is an LSSP and What Do They Do?

You’ve likely heard about LSSPs before, but maybe aren’t 100% what they are. LSSP stands for Licensed Specialists in School Psychology, and they’re one of the foundations to a functional and healthy school. As LSSPs at Region 13, we conduct evaluations (and often reevaluations) to determine if your students are eligible for, or can continue in, […]

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