Archive for January, 2019

Title III -Family Engagement & Community Engagement Resource Tool

Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), aims to ensure that English learners (ELs) and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of…

On February 5th, Guided Reading in the Bilingual Classroom – Part 2 – Comprehension

Are you a bilingual educator who would like to transform your guided reading sessions and boost students’ comprehension? If so, please join us as we reflect and broaden our understanding of comprehension strategies that build students’ confidence…

7 Steps to a Language Rich Foreign Language Classroom with Anna Matis on February 12

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Planning to Take the TEXES 154 ESL Supplemental? Join us for ESL Academy -Feb. 19-21

Upcoming ESL Academy Opportunities Do you have staff who need to to prepare for the TEXES 154 ESL certification exam? We offer an ESL Academy here at the Region 13 ESC  in February. What: ESL Academy (SP1939306) Who: Teachers of ELs When: February 19-2…

Write Powerful PLAAFPs and Standards-Based Goals!

There are many aspects to writing a complete Individualized Education Program (IEP). This one-day training will focus on writing powerful Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP) statements which will lead to student-f…

What’s “Special” About Graduation? Modified Content

The options and requirements for students with disabilities to earn a diploma in Texas are outlined in TAC §89.1070. The terms “modified curriculum” and “modified content” appear in several subsections. The impact of modificatio…

Distinguished Speaker Dr. Luis Urrieta on Family and Community -May 23

Overview: This workshop will explore how cultural communities, especially of Latina/o/x ancestry, construct meaning around such concepts as familia and comunidad, especially how knowledge and learning is produced in these contexts. Familia and comunida…

Check out our Spring 2019 offerings!

We are very excited to share our Spring 2019 flyer! Download HERE You will notice that we have included our PPCD trainings since many of you serve both students. Our featured event for the Spring is: Engaging Young Writers (Pk-1st) with Matt Glover  Tu…

Texas Academic Performance Reports Update

On Friday, January 11, the following updates were made to the Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR). The Texas Institution of Higher Education (TX IHE) enrollment data for 2015–16 graduates were updated. 2017 Grade 8 Mathematics outcomes were added…

Register today for To Drill or Not to Drill? Math Fact Strategy Instruction!

Do your students struggle to learn math facts? We know that by 6th grade (TEK 6.3D) students are expected to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers fluently. In this workshop you will learn effective and efficient strategies for students to use i…

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