Archive for February, 2019

Conscious Discipline Podcast – Setting Healthy Boundaries

Listen Here – https://goo.gl/vQKNBq Episode Summary Setting healthy boundaries is a vital skill that protects our identities and self-esteem. Without healthy boundaries, we open the door for others to determine our thoughts, feelings, and needs, …

This Summer: Region 13 Mobile ESL Academies

Do you have teachers who need to take the TEXES 154 ESL Supplemental Exam this year?   Several districts are hosting the Region 13 Bilingual/ESL team this summer, to offer the 3-Day ESL Academy. These trainings are open to all neighboring district…

Decrease anxiety about learning English with mobile gaming

It’s normal to experience some anxiety when speaking a second language. When paired with large class sizes and limited opportunities for practice during class time, however, this anxiety can limit a person’s ability to perform in the language classroom…

Free Event – Texas Early Childhood Learning Summit July 10-12, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston

TEA is excited to announce registration is open to public prekindergarten staff for the Texas Early Childhood Learning Summit on July 10-12, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston. Please click the Registration Link and select “Attendee (ISD)” as “Reg…

Baltimore County schools are rapidly adding students. More than half are immigrants or speak another language. -Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County’s school system is absorbing a wave of immigrants that has fueled rising enrollments the past few years, adding thousands of students who teachers say are enriching their schools but also stretching the system to find additional seats …

Personal Accounts: PBIS from a Principal’s Perspective

When I was a principal at a local elementary school, I found out about Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) during my training as a behavior coach with Albert Felts, of the Behavior Team at Region 13 ESC. I was overwhelmed with discipline referrals; everything from students not doing their work, to making terroristic threats. […]

The post Personal Accounts: PBIS from a Principal’s Perspective appeared first on Region 13’s Blog.

FIE to IEP – the ABCs of a Well-Written Plan

There are many aspects to writing a complete Individualized Education Program (IEP). These documents, when well-written, can be assets to the students they are designed for as well as their teachers.  It takes a multidisciplinary team to create such dy…

Two Ways to Beat the Heat: In Person & Online! Register Now…

Beat the Heat 2019 is just around the corner!  This summer conference is dedicated to providing professional development to educators, parents, and others who work with children ages 3-21 with significant intellectual and low incidence disabilities.  C…

Join us on February 27th for 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…

2019-2020 Consolidated Application–Changes Coming

Mega-Consolidated Application for ESSA, IDEA, and Perkins Funds for 2019-2020 TEA to provide training for all ESCs in early April. TEA to provide LEA training in designated ESCs across the state. More info to come on these. May 3 at ESC 4 May 17 at ESC…

Subscribe to RSS Feed Follow us on Twitter!