Archive for April, 2014

Geometry in Construction program (GiC)

The Texas Regional Collaboratives (TRC), with support from TEA and the Fluor corporation, will offer professional development on August 5-9, 2014 to prepare Texas educators to offer the Geometry in Construction (GiC) program in their local schools. Teacher teams consisting of a Geometry teacher and a CTE teacher from the same school or district are […]

Register by Friday, May 2 to Get a Copy of Inside the Outbreaks!

A Message from our Keynote!

Region 13 is excited to announce the keynote speaker for our fourth annual Inclusion Institute, Susan Hentz. Susan focuses on classroom-proven researched based strategies and resources to ignite student enthusiasm for learning while maximizing the pote…

SPP Indicator 13 and JJAEP

TEA has sent clarification to ESCs regarding JJAEP data being reported in State Performance Plan Indicator 13 (SPP13). Below is the email from TEA. “The TEA has received questions concerning the reporting of SPP 13 data for students attending a j…

Think College!

The Texas Consortium for Postsecondary Opportunities for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is hosting two events with Dr. Meg Grigal from Think College. These events are FREE and will be held at ESC Region 13. Think College Commu…

Updated Save the Date – October 16 & 17, 2014 – Dr. Nicki Newton with be at Region 13!

Exciting News! The Math team at Region 13 will be hosting Distinguished Speakers in Mathematics during the 2014-15 school year. Due to high interest we have added an additional date with Dr. Newton and have made the workshops grade specific. *The Nov. …

New Math Courses in Project Share

FROM TEA: We have made the following statewide courses available in Project Share. Please note that these courses are not for import; one copy will be managed at the state level, and participants may join the courses by clicking on the URLs below. Intr…

Science Educators – Opportunites to Share Out Your Best Practices!

The deadline to submit a proposal to present at CAST 2014 is coming soon!  Submit your proposals before May 15!  Click Here for more details. Also, El Paso is hosting a Mini-CAST on Sept 27, 2014.  They recognize that it’s hard for people to t…

Have you registered for the Elementary Extravaganza?

Have you registered yet for the Elementary Conference? Click below to find out why you should! Top 10 reasons to attend the Elementary Extravaganza: http://www.powtoon.com/p/eWjgF6bCcXN/

Want to attend Summer STEM Week for FREE?

TSTEM Academies have the first priority for registration and there are a limited number of free spaces for participants from TSTEM Academies!  Hurry and register before the TSTEM Week opens to the public for registration.  Click here for more information on the different pathways for TSTEM week. Explore Project-Based Learning and attend your choice of a STEM-Focused […]