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Additional Information for Calculating the Certification Exam Reimbursement

Last week, the Texas Education Agency published information and instructions for requesting reimbursement for student certification and licensure exams. (http://www.tea.state.tx.us/taa_letters.aspx). The Agency has received questions regarding calculation of the amount requested per student when the LEA had purchased a block/bundle/license for the exams. Here is the clarification from TEA: “If an LEA paid for a […]

Certification Exam Reimbursement for School Year 2013-2014

The Texas Education Agency posted information on May 22nd regarding reimbursement for certification exams taken by students during the 2013-2014 school year. This reimbursement is authorized by Texas Education Code (TEC), §29.190 for a certification exam taken and passed by a student sto qualify for a license or certificate.   TEA received a limited amount […]

Professional Development Opportunities

Supporting teachers in facilitating Independent Student Research in the following CTE courses: Problems and Solutions Scientific Research and Design As we examine the new requirements for graduation and endorsements with House Bill 5 ESC Region 13 is expanding professional development to support this transition. One such opportunity is Student Independent Research Through the Lens of Epidemiology- Teacher […]

HB 5 Administrator Overviews via TETN

TEA has scheduled two HB 5 Overview for Administrators TETNs. They are Friday, April 25 from 10:00 – noon and Wednesday, April 30 from 2:00-4:00.The content of each session will be a review of the SBOE curriculum decisions related to HB 5 implementation.  Sites should contact the distance learning team at Region 13 to schedule […]

Curriculum Council April 10th

We are looking forward to seeing you for Curriculum Council on April 10th either face to face or through our Livestream presentation. All participants registered for either session below will receive a link to the Livestream web site through e-mail the week of April 10th. SP1426070 – Face to Face Session SP1426078 – Livestream   We […]

8th Annual Career Symposium for High School Students

Education Service Center Region 13 Career and Technical Education presents the 8th Annual Career Symposium for High School Students featuring speakers from each of the 16 U.S. Department of Education Career Clusters. Friday, February 14th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Career_Symposium_14 ESC Region 13 contact: Miya Brevard Career and Technical Education Specialist miya.brevard@esc13.txed.net (512) 919-5204

Superintendent Edition: Curriculum Council Jan 9th

After each Curriculum Council meeting we create a document called the Superintendent Edition with highlights and summaries of the presentations. Please feel free to share this document with colleagues. Supt Ed_Jan14 Our next Curriculum Council meeting is scheduled for February 6th. Register through E-Campus for either the face to face session (SP1426069) or the LiveStream […]

House Bill 5: Implementing Programs of Study and Personal Graduation Plans That Advise to Endorsements (SP1428681)

During Curriculum Council this morning Ed mentioned this opportunity in conjunction with the CTE, PEIMS, HB5 presentation. This session, on January 22nd,  is designed to be a work session regarding programs of study and personal graduation plans: “Participants should expect an extensive working session. Participants will identify school specific programs of study that will advise students […]

January 9th Curriculum Council Meeting

Good morning! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! The agenda for our Curriculum Council meeting on January 9th includes: Legal Update Accountability Update Instructional Materials Review Service for Schools and Districts (www.learninglist.com)  CTE, PEIMS, and HB 5 We hope you will join us for our on-site meeting or through LiveStream. A link to […]

2013 – 2014 Title I, Part C, Carl D. Perkins Formula Grant Application

On May 24th the Texas Education Agency posted information regarding the 2013 – 2014 Title I, Part C, Carl D. Perkins Formula Grant Application. This posting provides information regarding the purpose of the program, allocations, and the project period. Eligible applicants must apply through the eGrants system using the appropriate Texas Education Agency Secure Environment […]

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