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FREE Webinar by TEA – Addressing Challenging Student Behaviors

Addressing Challenging Student Behaviors, hosted by the TEA ECE Division is scheduled for October 17, 2018.…3:45pm CDT Register today!  (Registration link) If you can’t make the live event, don’t worry a recording will be available sh…

NEW Resource! Parent Guides from TEA

Strong family engagement in early childhood programs is central to promoting children’s healthy, intellectual, physical, and social-emotional development; preparing children for school; and supporting academic achievement in elementary school and beyon…

TEA will be coming to Region 13 to talk about Rider 78

Many of you are aware of the new high-quality requirements (Rider 78) for all districts or charters that receive PK funding. TEA will be coming to Region 13 to provide districts more information about Rider 78 and how to comply with this new requirement. Workshop ID: SP1838870 Date: Monday, February 26, 2018 Workshop (Part 1): High-Quality Prekindergarten …

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Coaching is the Universal Language Between Change and Learning

Rider 78 aims to increase quality in all Pre-K programs across the state. One of ways to ensure that we provide a high quality Pre-k program is looking at the Teacher Qualifications and the preparation that they have received in addition to their teaching certificate. Rider 78 includes 7 options by which a teacher can …

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May and Summer PD Opportunities + TEA Reading Academies

Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Linda Christensen Date: May 18 Cost: $155.00 CPE: 6 hours Workshop ID: SP1633543 Description: Writing Essays That Matter in Language Arts and Social Studies In this session, Linda Christensen creates a framework for exploring stories from marginalized voices often silenced by traditional textbooks and literature. Participants will experience a historical “tea […]

K-5 Teacher Survey – Make your voice heard!

Stakeholder Perspectives on Instructional Support and Professional Development Needs to Enhance Literacy for All Students The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) are conducting a survey to learn more about teachers’ perspectives on the literacy development of all learners and preferences for professional development. The information gathered will […]

STAAR A – Q&A with TEA!

The Assessments for Special Populations Team in the Student Assessment Division at TEA will be holding a TETN on Monday the 17th of November from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (CST). The purpose of this TETN will be to address questions that members of the fi…

STAAR News from TEA, plus September workshops

We sure hope your school year is off to a great start!  We wanted to share some updates we received from TEA regarding STAAR. Aug. 21, 2014 STAAR performance standards maintained for 2014-15 Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today notified di…

K-3 workshop, Distinguished Speakers coming, plus TEA releases 2014 STAAR tests

Yay!  Let’s go back to school!!! Here’s a great teaching tip from Terri Smith-Chavira, Region 3 Secondary ELAR Specialist:  Get Rid of the Pencil Sharpener in Your Classroom. Eliminate the pencil sharpener in your room, which tends to be …

TEA announces initial assessment requirements under HB 5

**This post was also made under the Curriculum Council Blog (http://www5.esc13.net/thescoop/cc/). The Texas Education Agency released information today regarding assessment requirements under House Bill 5. Highlights include: Assessments in Algebra I…

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