Archive for the ‘TELPAS’ Category

New Video on PLDs!

As the beginning of the school year approaches and teachers are getting their rosters, it’s important to refresh our understanding of the proficiency level descriptors for our English language learners. Click on the video to for a brief review.     Have a great beginning of the year!

Time is Running Out to Join the Sheltered Instruction Cohort!

Enroll in the Sheltered Instruction Cohort for 2016-2017! First session begins on August 30, 2016! As a member of the cohort you’ll receive: A revised ELPS Toolkit and the ELPS Observation Guide Participation in a collaborative Professional Learning Community Access to online courses On-site coaching visits Paid registration for the ELL Institute and the Sheltered […]

Call for Secondary ESL Teachers!

Are you the only ESL teacher on your campus?  Would you like to lesson plan and share ideas with other ESL teachers in Region 13?  Join us August 10th to kick off a new series to support Secondary ESL teachers.  Bring your year at a glance and other planning materials. When:  August 10th 9:00am to […]

ESL Academy Trainer of Trainers (TOT)

The ESL Academy has been revamped! The updated ESL Academy is more conducive to studying for the TExES 154 supplemental exam, as it integrates Checks for Understanding to allow participants time to digest information, and also contains sample test questions within the content to help identify the key information critical for the test taker.  The […]

July Bilingual/ESL Training Opportunities!

Summer is here! If you are looking for opportunities to enhance your knowledge of Bilingual/ESL programs or instruction to meet the needs of ELLs, look no further than Region 13’s Bilingual/ESL team! Following the 4th of July break (we are closed July 4-8), join us for these great sessions: ESL TEXES SUPPLEMENTAL July 16, 2016 […]

Join the Sheltered Instruction Cohort for 2016-2017

Do you want to be a leader in meeting the linguistic needs of ELL students and ensure their success across all content areas? Enroll in the Sheltered Instruction Cohort for 2016-2017! Click below see a short video of testimonials from this year’s participants! As a member of the cohort you’ll receive: A revised ELPS Toolkit […]

Next Saturday: ESL Supplemental #154 Texes Review

Last chance to sign up! This one-day workshop will help to prepare for the TExES Supplemental Exam #154 by reviewing key concepts aligned to TExES Test Frameworks: Language Concepts and Language Acquisition ESL Instruction and Assessment Foundations of ESL Education, Cultural Awareness and Family involvement After a content review, participants will explore effective test taking strategies. […]

Breakout Sessions at ELL Institute 2015!

Come learn with us! The following breakout sessions are scheduled to be offered at the ELL Institute on Tuesday, November 3.  Join us after the much anticipated keynote session by Marie Moreno to engage with speakers and specialists from around Region 13 as they present on topics such as: Helping Newcomers Succeed Across the Content […]

Register Now for ELL Institute 2015!

Registration is now open for ELL Insitite 2015 on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Our Keynote speaker will be Marie Moreno, principal of Las Americas Newcomer School in Houston, TX. Las Americas Newcomer School is an English intensive school for recent immigrants with a framework centering on differentiating instruction, language acquisition and specialized groupings to ensure evident riggor in every […]

Fall 2015 ESL/Bilingual Workshops!

Happy First Day of Fall! As your school year is off and running, take a moment to peruse the diverse offering of engaging workshops that the Region 13’s Bilingual/ESL team is offering for teachers of ELLs. Next Monday, we kick off our PD season with “Differentiating Instruction for English Language Learners”. October will provide you […]

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