Archive for September, 2015

CHAMPS Workshop–Only training for this semester

CHAMPs Classroom Management FA1532932 October 9, 2015 CHAMPs assists classroom teachers to design (or fine tune) a proactive and positive classroom management plan that will overtly teach students how to behave responsibly. Authored by Randy Sprick, Micky Garrison and Lisa Howard, the CHAMPs classroom man-agement system contains strategies that are easy to implement and will: […]

Opportunity for Districts to Improve Transition Outcomes

Region 13 is offering an opportunity for 5 districts to develop or improve their 18+ programming. This seminar will span the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school year, including work sessions, technical assist visits, and ongoing support, all at NO COST to districts. To be eligible to participate you must –    Be a member district in Region […]

Reminder for Year 1 – IR Campuses- PSP/DCSI due!

October 1, 2015 is the deadline for designating the Professional Service Provider (PSP) and the District Coordinator for School Improvement (DCSI) in ISAM for each campus with a rating of Improvement Required (IR) for the first time in the Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS). Formerly IR and multi-year IR campuses also designate a PSP and […]

Register Now for ELL Institute 2015!

Registration is now open for ELL Insitite 2015 on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Our Keynote speaker will be Marie Moreno, principal of Las Americas Newcomer School in Houston, TX. Las Americas Newcomer School is an English intensive school for recent immigrants with a framework centering on differentiating instruction, language acquisition and specialized groupings to ensure evident riggor in every […]

October Science Inservice Opportunities at Region 13

  Are you looking for some Fantastic Fall Professional Development? Click on the link for October Offerings for science inservice at ESC Region 13! Oct sci flyer

TAKS Update

New TAKS Coordinator and Test Administrator Manual Posted Mollye Williams from Comfort ISD has notified me that a new version of the TAKS Coordinator and Test Administrator Manual has been posted, publication date 08/28/2015 with an October 2015 date on the cover. TEA says the only changes to the manual is that the contact information […]

Exemplars Fall Institute Hosted at Region 13!

  EXEMPLARS will be holding its Texas Math Institute, K-5 in Austin, TX! Region 13 is proud to host this one-day event on October 19th from 9:00 – 4:00. REGISTRATION: Visit the link to register with Exemplars. http://www.exemplars.com/professional-development/institutes/texas DESCRIPTION: Through the lens of problem solving, this session will provide participants with methods to support and […]

SAMA Trainings- First Trainings of the Year

SAMA: Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression Basic 16 hour course FA1532361 October 5-6, 2015 SAMA (Satori Alternatives for Managing Aggression) meets all critical attributes as defined in TBSI (Texas Behavior Support Initiative) for verbal and physical de-escalation. SAMA teaches least restrictive, safe ways to help manage a student in crisis until the student can regain […]

Austin Museum Partnership Educator’s Night

Come out and enjoy a night for educators at the Bob Bullock Sponsored by the     This Thursday, October 1st from 5:00 – 8:00 pm     Click for more information RSVP

In This Issue (17)

In This Issue (17)

What Makes Science Science?
How Well Did Our Math Resources Align to Our TEKS?
Explicitly Teaching Literacy Cognitive Processes
Supporting the Young English Language Learner
Why We Filter Out: Understanding the Affective Filter
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