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Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Designation

Why T-STEM?  The T-STEM Designation focuses on the implementation of teaching and learning practices that increases the number of Texas high school students from diverse backgrounds graduating prepared to succeed in postsecondary studies and careers in STEM-related fields. The designation rubric for T-STEM academies emphasizes and measures progress in the following benchmark areas: Mission Driven Leadership […]

Texas STEM Academy Designation Applications due April 2

The Texas Education Agency posted a letter on 2/15/2013 (http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=2147512260) regarding the opportunity to apply to participate in the college and career readiness model: T-STEM Academy Designation. The deadline for this application is April 2nd. Please see the posting for detailed information regarding the benefits of becoming a designated T-STEM Academy as well as application […]

Project-Based Learning Online Resources

There is a growing interest in STEM Edcuation (science, technology, engineering, and math) as well as Project-Based Learning as evidenced by the number of sessions at TASA Midwinter focusing on these areas. Region 13 and our collaborative project with Region 20, Transformation 2013 T-STEM Center, offer support for STEM initiatives and Project Based Learning. One […]

College and Career Readiness Models

The Texas Education Agency posted a “To the Administrator Addressed” letter regarding College and Career Readiness Models on March 6th. ESC Region XIII is happy to assist your campus or district in applying for desingations or applying for the College for All Pilot. T-STEM: Please contact Susan Maxey, Project Director for  Transformation 2013 T-STEM Center,  for […]

Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics (T-STEM) Professional Development

Please join Transformation 2013 T-STEM Center as we present The 3 Rs of STEM Equity: Recruitment, Retention, Results. Participants may attend this workshop in Austin, San Antonio, or in El Paso. This two-day training is encouraged for ALL levels of educators — from classroom assistant to superintendent who strive to provide equitable opportunities — to […]

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