Archive for August, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Resources

To support districts across the state in responding to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, TEA has posted Hurricane Harvey resources information and links. Students who receive special education services may be enrolling in your districts with no records. Receiving districts may have difficulty accessing records to verify eligibility and services through traditional channels in ‘sending’ […]

CIMA 2017 Unites Bilingual, ESL, and LOTE Educators!

The 2017 Conference on Instruction for Multilingual Advancement will take place on November 6 & 7, 2017! Packed with engaging breakout sessions, featured speakers, and a compelling keynote address, CIMA will empower teachers of language learners of all kinds. Packed with engaging breakout sessions, featured speakers, and a compelling keynote address, CIMA will empower teachers …

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Exciting Fall in Elementary Mathematics!

You won’t want to miss the exiting opportunities in Elementary Math this Fall at Region 13! We hope you will take advantage of many new workshop choices and our outstanding distinguished speaker, Marcy Cook. Mark your calendars now for November 2nd . You don’t want to miss a day with Marcy! Have a great 2017-2018 […]

EOC Update

December 2017 STAAR Participation Counts Extended TEA has extended the window to update participation counts for the December 2017 STAAR end-of-course (EOC) administration. The window will remain open through 11:00 PM (CT) Thursday, September 21, 2017….

What is a LSSP and what do they do?

You’ve likely heard about LSSPs before, but maybe aren’t 100% what they are. LSSP stands for Licensed Specialists in School Psychology, and they’re one of the foundations to a functional and healthy school. As LSSPs at Region 13, we conduct evaluations (and often reevaluations) to determine if your students are eligible for, or can continue …

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SPED Consolidated Grant Deadline Extended to September 11, 2017

Application Deadlines Extended Due to the severe hardship created by Hurricane Harvey for many local educational agencies, the Texas Education Agency is extending the due date to September 11, 2017, for the following grant applications: 2017-2018 ESC IDEA-B Sensory Impairments 2017-2018 ESC State Gifted and Talented 2017-2018 ESC Title I, Part C Migrant Basic Services […]

What is Bullying and Why is it Harmful?

Bullying is all around us. It’s easy to do. A bully approaches someone else and pressures them to do something they don’t want to do, or never wanted to do in the first place. Bullies can tease, hurt, or even torment other students. You might have missed it though, because what constitutes bullying can be …

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What does an Ideal PBIS Team Look Like?

Teamwork is important. We all do better work when we’ve got a great team supporting us. As we’ve mentioned before, Positive Behavior Interventions and Support, or PBIS, involves the whole campus. To successfully implement PBIS on your campus, you’re going to need a stellar team. So, what does a PBIS team look like? To build …

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Welcome Back Math Leaders!

On Sept. 7th we will hold our first Math Leadership meeting here at Region 13! To register, log in to E-campus and enter workshop ID FA1736575. While you are in E-campus please verify your information. To help us better serve your math needs, please complete the following short survey. In case you missed it, the […]

2017-2018 Nonpublic Day and Residential TEASE application opens 10/1/17

The 2017-2018 Nonpublic Day and Residential TEASE application will open on October 1, 2017, and closed on June 1, 2018.  All continuing and new nonpublic placements with instructional code 50 or 60 need to be entered into the application for notification and/or funding.  Contracts with approved nonpublic schools can be dated for no more than […]