Archive for October 19th, 2015

What Does PREPaRE stand for?

On Friday, we shared why schools need a crisis plan.  Today, what the PREPaRE acronym means. Conceptual Framework P   Prevent and prepare for psychological trauma R Reaffirm physical health and perceptions of security and safety E Evaluate psychological trauma risk PaR Provide interventionsand Respond to psychological needs E Examine the effectiveness of crisis prevention and […]

Texas Assessment Conference

Online registration now open for the 2016 Texas Assessment Conference You can now register for the 2016 Texas Assessment Conference which will be held at the Austin Hilton and the Austin Convention Center on February 15-17, 2016. To register, go to this link: There are also a number of hotel options for the conference. […]

Breakout Sessions at ELL Institute 2015!

Come learn with us! The following breakout sessions are scheduled to be offered at the ELL Institute on Tuesday, November 3.  Join us after the much anticipated keynote session by Marie Moreno to engage with speakers and specialists from around Region 13 as they present on topics such as: Helping Newcomers Succeed Across the Content […]

Do you have questions about allowable supplemental aids for STAAR assessments?

Texas Education Agency (TEA) has posted an up-dated Power Point training for the use of allowable supplemental aids for STAAR assessments. To review the Power Point from the TEA website click here. Remember any allowable accommodation for STAAR must be routinely, independently, and effectively used as an accommodation during classroom instruction and classroom testing before […]

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