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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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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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

What if we had the opportunity to collaborate and connect with leading researchers and instructional coaches from around the globe to grow our practice? The possibilities are endless. Together we can amplify our impact and imagine a brighter future for our students!

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Engaging Young Writers PK-1st with Matt Glover

This session will provide participants with practical, developmentally appropriate intervention strategies that support young children as writers.


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Final Adjustments to IDEA-B Formula, Preschool and Discretionary Deaf

2018-2019 Final Amounts Final amounts for programs in the 2018-2019 Special Education Consolidated Grant Application are now available on the Grants Administration Division Federal Entitlements web page. TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to th... Read More

Texas High Schools Lost 1 in 5 Students Last Year

San Antonio (December 6, 2018) –  The Texas high school attrition rate has declined from 24 percent last year to 22 percent in 2017-18 – the lowest rate in over three decades. In 1985-86, when IDRA conducted the state’s first attritio... Read More