Archive for September, 2018

Presenter Preview: Sandra Valle

CIMA 2018 is only 7 days away. With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help you plan your conference. Today we continue our series wi…

CIMA Presenter Preview: Shirley Cannon

CIMA 2017 is only 8 days away and participants can start planning their schedules. With so many great guest speakers and breakout sessions being offered we thought you might like a preview, so we asked our presenters a few quick questions to help guide…

Environments that Foster Classroom Community

To continue learning about the role of the Environment in our classroom’s check out this recent BLOG from the Children’s Learning Institute. Want to learn more about the components addressed in this BLOG? Join us for our 2-Day CIRCLE Presch…

CIMA is 11 Days Away!

CIMA 2018 is near and we are excited for this year’s sessions. Starting Monday, keep an eye out for our Presenter Previews on the EL EDvocate blog and Twitter. Our theme this year is Leveraging Culture and Community to Improve Outcomes for Englis…

Interpreter Training with Fabio Torres -November 12

Register here! About the Instructor: FABIO TORRES -SENIOR EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT MANAGER Fabio is an experienced cross-cultural interpreter, language teacher and interpreter trainer.  He has recruited, screened, tested, selected, trained and super…

Accommodation Central: Find the Right Accommodations for Your Student

Welcome to Accommodation Central! This short video gives an overview of the Accommodation Central website and how it provides detailed information pertaining to classroom accommodations and testing, along with brief informational articles and TEA updat…

CIMA 2018 is 13 Days Away!

  CIMA 2018 is near and we are excited for this year’s sessions. Our theme this year is Leveraging Culture and Community to Improve Outcomes for English Learners and LOTE Students. For most of our districts, the first month or so of school i…

Develop Campus-Specific Action Plans to Increase Achievement for ELs

Recognized by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, E3 ExcELL is a roadmap for systems change to increase achievement for English Language Learners. It utilizes a research-based tool to evaluate school practices and empowe…

Is Your Classroom Ready for a 4-Year-Old?

TEA recently recorded this webinar, which reminds us to think about our environment and the role it play in supporting learning. Be sure to check it out! Next: 9/19/18   3:45pm Use of Student Progress Monitoring Data and Reporting for Kindergarten BOY …

TED Tips: TEA Transfer of Rights Model Form

TEA has published the model form for use by school districts in notifying students with disabilities and their parents about the transfer of rights at age 18, as required under TEC §29.017. The model form, which is available on the Secondary Transition…