Thank you for visiting the ESC Region 13 Literacy website. Our goal is to enhance the knowledge, skills, and practices of language arts teachers through professional development.  The information on this site is designed to provide educators and administrators with resources for curriculum, instruction, and assessment. We welcome any suggestions you may have that will improve this site.

Download the Spring 2017 Literacy Workshops Schedule!

Meet our new ELAR Specialist, Megan Beth Hedgecock! Click on the link below to learn a little bit about her and her passion for Literacy. 


Coach your students toward stronger writing for STAAR!

We are pleased to be able to offer you the elementary and secondary Expository Playbook: Coaching Toward Stronger Writing


The Expository Playbook includes student-centered activities, models, prompts, and samples of writing with notes on what’s important! These samples include examples of strong essays from students and the Texas Education Agency (TEA), examples of developing essays from regional students and TEA, and a variety of sample essays from published sources.


Help your students get in the game! Click here to get to Region 13's product store.