Archive for April, 2013

FY2012 NCLB LEA Maintenance of Effort (MOE)

News from the Division of Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting! FY2012 NCLB LEA Maintenance of Effort (MOE) No Child Left Behind (NCLB) maintenance of effort (MOE) determinations for fiscal year (FY) 2012 are now available via NCLB Reports. The FY20…

The Reading Academy is Coming Soon!!!

5 Days of Reading Instruction for $150!! Our regional data reflects a continuing need to improve reading instruction. This Reading Academy presented by Dr. Marti Dryk is organized in alignment with the 5 components of reading- phonemic awareness, phoni…

New OnTRACK Lessons Available

The information below is from TEA. New Lessons – Now Available New lessons are available for OnTRACK Grade 8 Math (v1.1) and OnTRACK Algebra I (v2.2).  OnTRACK lessons are supplementary lessons that align with the Texas Essential Knowledge and S…

MSTAR Spring Window Extended

The spring administration window for the Middle-School Students in Texas Algebra Ready (MSTAR) Universal Screener is now open for students in grades 5-8.   The spring window has been extended to May 17, 2013.   Please note that the universal scre…

Physics for Us – Free PD Opportunity for HS

High school IPC and Physics teachers.  The Texas Regional Collaboratives, in conjunction with National Instruments is offering a professional development opportunity focused on connecting coceptualized physical principals with full mathematical rigor….

Chemistry EOC p. 2 Now Available ONLINE through Project Share!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the following Project Share course   ESC 13 Chemistry End-of-Course Success, Part 2 v1.0                                                           …

2012-2013 Student Success Initiative Manual

                    The Texas Education Agency has posted the 2012-2013 Student Success Initiative Manual. The manual, flowcharts, sample forms and letters are located at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/ind…

Energize Teaching at Your Campus!

The Region 13 Educator Certification Program has launched The Teacher Toolkit, a new website providing teachers with a variety of instructional tools to energize lessons and engage students. The website contains over 40 teaching tools with detailed directions for implementation. Originally the tools were designed with novice teachers in mind, but even veteran teachers are […]

ECP Teachers of Promise

The Region 13 Educator Certification Program (ECP) is pleased to announce that 17 of their current teacher interns were chosen as Austin Independent School District 2012-2013 Teachers of Promise. The Teacher of Promise program encourages each school in Austin ISD to choose a first year teacher who exhibits promising classroom practice. The district’s goal is […]

Inclusion Institute Presenters Announced!

Check out our fabulous list of break-out session presenters here:Inclusion-2013-flyer Get Your Free Copy of LeAnn’s Book: Deeper Learning 7 Powerful Strategies for In-Depth and Longer-Lasting Learning! The first 100 participants to register for t…