Archive for November, 2015

January Learning for Librarians

Before you head off for a relaxing winter break, mark your calendars for the following PD opportunities that will be held in January, 2016.   Reading in the Wild Online Book Study $45  SP1633783 This facilitated and fully online book study runs from January 18, 2016 – February 28, 2016. Participants will read and discuss learning points […]

Approval of Private Nonprofit Equitable Services and Parent Involvement Activities

Effective November 20, 2015, TEA is providing approval of the following types of activities that require prior approval under 2 CFR 200.456. * Equitable services to private nonprofit schools that are required, and therefore allowable, under federal program statute; this includes registration and travel costs for participating in allowable professional development activities * Parental involvement […]

Do you want to learn how to maximize student engagement and learning with active participation in your lessons?

Then we have 3 workshops for you! Region 13 is offering three workshops based on Anita Archer and Charles Hughes’ book, Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching. Ramp up your classroom instruction and join us for one or even better, all three days. These workshops are relevant for elementary as well as secondary teachers in […]

GT Update Annual Update

Are you a math teacher and still need your annual 6 hour GT update?  On December 2nd, Region 13 is offering a Secondary GT Math Update.  The workshop will be “chock” full of suggestions about differentiating for GT math students in your classroom.  Some of the topics include: How to tier math examples and assessments […]


Ten80 Education, home of the National Stem League, will host a STEM EXPO in San Antonio, TX on January 8, 2016. You want your high school students to experience this day of STEM (including workshops on the Racing Challenge (own a motor sports team), Rover Challenge (CompSci and Robotics), Enterprise (the business of STEM), and Leadership (nothing […]

Professional Development Scholarships for Elementary Teachers

NEW 2015-2016 EiE Teacher Scholarships support teachers in integrating engineering into their classrooms Scholarship recipients receive tuition to attend an EiE professional development workshop in Boston, MAPLUS a complete set of EiE classroom materials. CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES: Do you teach in a rural district? Apply for a scholarship! Do you teach high populations of English-language learners […]

K-5 Teacher Survey – Make your voice heard!

Stakeholder Perspectives on Instructional Support and Professional Development Needs to Enhance Literacy for All Students The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) are conducting a survey to learn more about teachers’ perspectives on the literacy development of all learners and preferences for professional development. The information gathered will […]

Elementary Math “3 in 1″ Registration Deadline Approaching

Elementary Math “3 in 1″ Registration Deadline Approaching! The last day to register for this training is Nov. 25, 2016. Three Topics, One Day! Whether you teach Kindergarten or Grade 5, best practice for elementary mathematics remains the same. Join us as we explore multiple strategies to facilitate high quality instruction in your math classroom. […]

Working with ELLs (WELLS) & Words of our World (WOW) Training

This two-day presentation features Dr. Elsa Cardenas-Hagan’s Working With English Language Learners (WELLS) and Words of our World (WOW) program and addresses the five components of literacy instruction with the special considerations necessary for effective reading instruction among English Language Learners. Participants will understand how to collect data across languages in order to better design […]


Be the 10th person to register for the workshop “Functional Behavior Assessments/Behavior Intervention Plans/The 5 W’s (FA1532535) and win the book, Conducting School-Based Functional Behavioral Assessments by Mark W. Steege & T. Steuart Watson. STEPS TO REGISTER 1. Visit 2. Log into the E-campus system. If you do not have an account already set-up, […]

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