Archive for September, 2012

TEA Due Dates: Physical Fitness & Kindergarten Reading Assessments

      On September 17th the Texas Education Agency posted two letters regarding due dates for data submission: Required Physical Fitness Assessment Kindergarten Reading Assessment Data Submission Please note that you will need a TEAL account for submission of the Physical Fitness Assessment. ESC Contacts are: Physical Fitness Assessment – Cheryl Myers – […]

Campus Reporting of Highly Qualified Teacher Compliance Report

        Required reporting and due dates for Highly Qualified Teacher Compliance were shared in a recent Texas Education Agency communication. There are two submissions for campus leadership to be aware of: 1. November 15th – Campus Reporting of Highly Qualified Teacher Compliance Report as of September 17, 2012 2. December 15th – Principal’s Attestation […]

STAAR Navigation Guide

The STAAR Navigation Guides have been created to support a system wide process for responding to STAAR while providing opportunities to develop common knowledge among all stakeholders. In the 2011-2012 school-year, three STAAR Navigation Guides were published. These documents had planning as the focus with an emphasis on communication, curriculum & instruction, data, accountability, and […]

CTE Required Courses

On August 6th the Texas Education Agency posted a notification of required training for teachers assigned to the following CTE courses: Advanced Animal Science Advanced Biotechnology Advanced Plant and Soil Science Engineering Mathematics Engineering Design and Problem Solving Food Science Forensic Science Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Statistics and Risk Management The […]