Upcoming Due Date for Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application

Good morning, The TEA released the following reminder today regarding the 2018-2019 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application due date: The 2018-2019 Nonpublic Placement Notification and Application opened on September 10, 2018.  The due date for submitting a notification/application for students in a continuing placement is November 9, 2018. Additional information can be found on the […]

2nd Round: Additional Supplemental Funds 2017-2018 IDEA-B Funds

On October 15, 2018. TEA announced more adjustments to the supplemental funding amount for the 2017-2018 IDEA-B Formula and IDEA-B Preschool grants. See your LEAs new supplemental amount on the TEA Federal Entitlements page.  TEA staff will initiate budget adjustments to the largest budgeted class/object code to incorporate the revised supplemental amounts. The LEA’s approved […]

LSLS – Bullying Prevention Part 2: Tips for Students Exhibiting Bullying Behavior

Excerpted and adapted from Dr. Lori Ernsperger’s book Recognize, Respond, Report: Preventing and Addressing Bullying of Students with Special Needs, the suggestions shared here will help teachers provide effective support for all kids, no matter which side of the bullying equation they’re on. This is a three-part blog. Part 1 included tips for students who […]

FREE Webinar by TEA – Addressing Challenging Student Behaviors

Addressing Challenging Student Behaviors, hosted by the TEA ECE Division is scheduled for October 17, 2018.…3:45pm CDT Register today!  (Registration link) If you can’t make the live event, don’t worry a recording will be available shortly after on TEA’s website  Mark your calendars, next topics include: 11/14/18…3:45pm CST Serving 3-Year-Olds in Prekindergarten (Developmentally Appropriate Practices) Registration …

Why Bilingual Kids Are Smarter -Bilingual Kidspot

Why Bilingual Kids Are Smarter | Bilingual Kidspot

ELPS Toolkit and Observation Guide -November 7-8

ELPS Toolkit Overview: The revised ELPS Toolkit is your convenient and comprehensive resource for effective lesson development. It is designed to help teachers incorporate the ELPS when planning lessons and delivering instruction. This interactive training will provide you with the tools that you need to seamlessly incorporate the ELPS Toolkit into your lesson design to …

FREE – Edcamp is coming back to Region 13!

An “unconference” filled with energy, enthusiasm, and collaboration where participants are empowered to have a voice and choice. Register Here December 1, 2018 8:00 am – 12:30 pm ESC Region 13 Energy, enthusiasm, and collaboration! Everyone at Edcamp is there to ask questions, share passions, and learn from each other. Sessions are participant-driven, encouraging sharing and collaboration among everyone …

Resource information for 2018-2019 STAAR Test

2018-2019 District and Campus Coordinator Resources and TETN Accessibility Updates Training With testing season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the most recent changes to policies, procedures, and accommodations. This year, TEA has started to reorganize how they share material and may have you wondering where to go to find the most up-to-date […]

Improving Student Success in Math: FACTastic Video Series #1

Do your students struggle to learn math facts? We know that by 6th grade (TEK 6.3D) students are expected to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers fluently. Using the FACTastic Math Strategy System is a great way to meet this goal. The FACTastic Math Strategy System is a comprehensive program for teaching basic math facts […]

Register today for To Drill or Not to Drill? Math Fact Strategy Instruction!

Do your students struggle to learn math facts? In this workshop you will learn effective and efficient strategies for students to use in order to build automaticity of the addition and subtraction and multiplication and division facts. Teaching of strategies to recall basic facts builds flexible thinking in a student. Students with flexible thinking are […]