Archive for June, 2015

TAKS Update

July 2015 TAKS OOS Test Site Examination Rosters The July 2015 TAKS exit level out-of-school (OOS) test site examination rosters for the July 2015 TAKS administration are now available. The examinees that have registered have been loaded into PearsonAccess. The campus testing coordinators are responsible for placing the examinees into test sessions. To see the […]

ESC 13 Facebook is here!

The new ESC 13 Facebook is here!  Keep up with all the latest workshops, conferences, and news from ESC Region 13. To “like” us, go to:  https://www.facebook.com/ESC13. Don’t forget to sign up for our July 21-22 Workshop #SU1582989 – Disrupting Poverty:  Where to Stop and What to Start!   The ESC13 System Support Team HPHPS […]

Need CPE Credits for Math This Summer?

Earning those CPE credits can be fun if you participate in a summer workshop at Region 13! How about getting information and instructional materials for the new math TEKS in Algebra 1, Math Models, or Geometry? Or why not try our popular Interactive Notebooking sessions where you will create a notebook to use for 5th, […]

The Robots are coming! The Robots are coming!

8 Kubi carts have arrived in Austin and will be available to schools immediately.  The carts are provided at no cost to any school in the ESC Region 13 area that has a student who is homebound or out for an … Continue reading

Elementary STAAR Science: The Basics and Beyond (SU1532159)

If you are new to teaching elementary science, or if you need a refresher on the Grade 5 Science TEKS and STAAR-tested material, this is a great opportunity to look at investigations, content strategies, and projects that promote a well-rounded science curriculum. You’ll leave with a collection of TEKS-aligned activities for a year of science […]

July Workshop: Educationally Relevant Clinical Reasoning for Related Service Providers

Being a school-based occupational or physical therapist is a challenging and rewarding job.  Staying abreast of best practices in clinical reasoning and trying to fit this into your districts’ culture and procedures can be difficult. Here’s a workshop that will help and that I’m really excited about … Description: This two-day workshop, on July 15 […]

Available Now – Confidential Lists of College-Ready Graduates for 2015 State Accountability

The confidential student-level data that will be used to calculate the post-secondary component of Index 4 for 2015 accountability are now available. The data, reported at both the district and campus level, can be accessed through the Texas Education Agency Secure Environment (TEASE) Accountability website. Please see the instructions below for accessing TEASE. About Post-secondary […]

Available Now – Confidential Lists of College-Ready Graduates for 2015 State Accountability

The confidential student-level data that will be used to calculate the postsecondary component of Index 4 for 2015 accountability are now available. The data, reported at both the district and campus level, can be accessed through the Texas Education Agency … Continue reading

Estrellita Pre-K Building Blocks, Assessment and Progress Monitoring Training

This training is for Pre-Kindergarten teachers.The focus of the first half of the day of training is on the five building blocks of Estrellita which include: Sonidos Iniciales, Silabas, Palabras, Oraciones and Whole-to-Part-to-Whole (Cuentos). The training incorporates classroom techniques and provides tips on effective tools to illustrate each Building Block. This includes participant interaction, classroom […]

Space available! Accountability Workshops

Come join us for our ‘Be In The Know’ accountability workshops! These workshops are designed to give participants a clear understanding of each of the accountability indexes, ratings,  and distinction designations. This summer, we have two full-day workshops for you to attend that will bring you up to speed on the accountability rating system: Be […]