Archive for July, 2015

It’s July 31 . . . Do You Know Where Your SPP Is?

Data for SPP (State Performance Plan) indicators 7, 11, 12, 13, and 14 must be submitted through TEASE no later than Wednesday, August 12. For each of the indicators, approximately 50 districts have already certified their data. The deadline will not be extended, and districts that have not certified by the deadline will be out of […]

Elementary Math Fall 2015

Region 13 will be hosting a variety of learning opportunities for elementary math teachers during the fall of 2015. New additions to the line up include  Interactive Notebooking to support STAAR, and our newly created version of Guided Math for K-5. Boxcars and One-Eyed Jacks will be featured as our Distinguished Speaker, providing hands on, […]

High Cost Fund State Plan: Note Changes Beginning 2015-16

TEA has posted the High Cost Fund State Plan. The plan outlines procedures for LEAs to apply for and receive High Cost Funds (HCF). Definition of HCF student: Services in IEP exceed the typical needs of a child with disability thus creating financial impact on LEA (more than three times the Texas average per pupil […]

NCLB Compliance Report and RLIS Compliance Report

Reminder that the 2014-2015 NCLB Consolidated Compliance Report and the Rural and Low Income  Schools Compliance Report is due by August 3, 2015. The Guide to Answering the Program Implementation Questions is available here:  Guide The Region 13 Federal Programs LiveBinder has materials presented at the Director’s meeting that may assist you as well.  If […]

2015 State Accountability Reports and Data Tables Available

The confidential 2015 state accountability reports and data downloads for your district and each campus in your district are now available through the Texas Education Agency Secure Environment (TEASE) accountability website. See the instructions below for accessing TEASE. About the … Continue reading

SHARS Reporting Requirement – TEA

All Texas local educational agencies (LEAs) and fiscal agents that received or administered Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B (IDEA-B) grant funds in the 2013–2014 or 2014–2015 school year are subject to the reporting requirement related to the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) program. Districts will be required to submit the SHARS Reimbursement […]

August 19 School Ready Back-to-School Conference Schedule!

Just what you have been waiting for! The program, including schedule and session descriptions, for the August 19th Back-to-School Conference is available! Register via eCampus for workshop# SU1528994 and join us for a day dedicated to the early childhood educator! School Ready Back to School Conference Program    

Hurry! Only a Few Summer Math Workshops Left

Attached is the last of our summer workshops.  There are Interactive Notebooking workshops being held here at Region 13 and a few being held at Dripping Springs ISD if you prefer.  Both are offered to anyone and everyone!  Hurry registration ends soon: Summer Math Flyer 2015 ver 2  

15-16 Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement

The 15-16 Application for Approval of Funding for Residential Placement is now available upon request. If your district submitted an application during the 14-15 SY, the 15-16 forms were sent to the director or district RF placement contact. Should your district need to submit an application for the 15-16 SY, please contact Lori Merrell at for additional information and/or to […]

Back-to-School Educational Technology TETN 8/12

Please join TEA for the Back-to-School Educational Technology TETN to learn about the following topics: Speak Up Results, Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow Speak Up is a national online research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow®, a nonprofit organization. Speak Up provides participating schools and districts with avenues to collect authentic feedback from students, educators, and parents. Find out […]

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