Archive for April, 2017

The SBOE has cast their FINAL vote on Science Streamlining!

Did you hear the news? The SBOE voted on Friday, April 21, 2017 to DELAY implementation of the Streamlined Science TEKS. Effective Date of Streamlined TEKS:  August 27, 2018 Implementation Date of Streamlined TEKS: 2018-2019 School Year Summer PD for Elementary Science offerings have been modified to reflect this change. See the attached flyer for […]

Reminder about PNP training

There are lots of changes with the new ESSA application and requirements!  TEA will be at ESC 13 to provide training on the Private Non-Profit schedule: PNP Training (SP1737185) April 24     9:00 – 12:00  (TEA presentation) ESC 13 staff will be on hand from 1:00 – 4:00 to answer questions Sign up here: […]

Influencer: The Power to Change Anything

Are there times when you just want to wave a magic wand and make a problem go away, but you haven’t got a magic wand and the problem remains? Click the link to learn about the new science of Leading Change and an exciting workshop opportunity Influencer Training Flyer

STAAR Portal Access Codes and Understanding The New Performance Levels

By now, you’ve probably taken a look at your 2017 5th and 8th STAAR results from the March administration. As a reminder, CSRs will be posted in the STAAR Assessment Management System on June 30, 2017. Until then, you can … Continue reading

High School Statistics – Resources Survey

Region 13 is gathering information about the newly adopted 111.47 HS Statistics course with this google survey. Participation is completely voluntary, we are surveying for what resources will be used and if you are needing additional support. This surv…

Upcoming ESSA trainings

ESC 13 is a cluster site selected for TEA’s full ESSA application training and PNP training. The 17-18 grant application implements changes required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  TEA strongly recommends that all grantees who receive ESSA funding attend an ESC cluster site training. PNP Training (SP1737185) April 24     9:00 – […]

Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter 

Parent Stipends for the 2017 Texas Autism Conference

This year’s Texas State Autism Conference will be held on August 3rd and 4th in San Antonio. Information about the conference can be found here:  Application: For the past 15+ years, ESC Region 13 has been able to offer stipends to supplement some of the cost of the conference for parents. We are fortunate […]

Nonpublic Day and Residential Funding TEASE Application Closing Date

The Nonpublic Day and Residential Funding TEASE Application will close on June 1. Please be sure to submit any student who has an instructional arrangement code of 50 or 60 accordingly. For Nonpublic Day applications, SPE-106 spreadsheet will no longer be collected from each district in the summer, since the data in the TEASE application […]

Update to STAAR/EOC Standards

Great information shared by our friends at ESC Region 2! Information from TEA:  As many of you are aware, a Commissioner’s Rule amendment was proposed in December 2016 which finalizes the performance standards and replaces the old standard progression phase-in plan. Last week, that proposed amendment was approved. A summary of relevant information is listed […]

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