Archive for the ‘Library’ Category

TexQuest Training

Region 13 is excited to offer a TexQuest Learning Conference in Austin this summer!  This FREE session (register here) is open to all participating TexQuest district staff: librarians, teachers, instructional coaches, instructional technologists, curriculum leaders, and more!

Professional Collection Resources

Happy New Year Region 13 Librarians and Library Supporters! As you are working on book orders this spring, please keep in mind the following products that would be a fantastic addition to your professional collection. All of these items were designed by Region 13 education specialists with Texas-specific standards, processes, and best practices in mind. […]

TexQuest/Britannica School Training

Region 13 will host Britannica School on November 8, 2017 for a FREE training for all TexQuest subscribers. This interactive session will cover how Britannica School resources can be used to accommodate all students, and will specifically focus in on supports for SPED and ELL students. Topics covered will include: Supplemental material, correlated to the […]

Library Leadership and TexQuest PD Opportunities

Library Leadership Co-op The Region 20 Library Leadership Co-op is a powerful PD opportunity for librarians looking to enhance their leadership capacity. Co-op members participate in eight sessions (at Region 20 in San Antonio) focused on strategic planning, relationship building, coaching, communication, innovation, and more. When asked to describe the co-op, one participant said: “A […]

Spring & Summer PD for Librarians

Don’t miss these Library PD opportunities coming up at Region 13 this spring and summer! TexQuest Mini Conference June 19 – FREE The TexQuest Mini Conference is designed to help K-12 educators get to know the TexQuest resources and learn about best practice for implementation in your district, school, and/or classroom. The Mini Conference is free […]

Teacher Day@TLA

On Friday, April 21, 2017, 100 classroom teachers will have the opportunity to learn more about the value of teacher/librarian collaboration through specially designed activities, including conference sessions, guest speakers, and other engaging activities during a one-day special event during the TLA conference. For $155, Teacher Day@TLA attendees will receive: full conference registration, attendance at a special invitation-only […]

MakerSpace Workshop at Region 13

If you’re looking for ways to get started with a MakerSpace in your library, let Region 13 help! Cost: $130 Registration fee includes a free copy of the Region 13 book: Teach Me to MakerHappen: An Educator’s Guide to MakerSpace in the Classroom Click the image above for more information and to register, or register […]

Library PD Opportunities

Join us at Region 13 for these learning opportunities in support of your library program! Instructional Strategies for Digital Learners: A Discovery Education Make and Take Workshop (FA1635418) November 17, 2016 Discovery Education has heard the SOS call for impactful and ready-to-implement strategies to engage students with digital content. In this workshop, we’ll dig into […]

Central Texas Battle of the Books

Central Texas Battle of the Books will be hosting a competition for middle school students on April 13, 2017!  To register your team or to get more information, please visit the Central Texas Battle of the Books website.

Library Planning Cohort

Many Region 13 librarians are working in a situation where they are the only certified librarian serving a multi-school district. They are excited about the work that they do, and would love to have a cohort to collaborate with, share ideas, and design instructional activities that support a wide range of teachers and students. We are […]

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