Archive for January, 2015

Student Learning…

As campus principal, nothing was more rewarding than listening to students talk about their work and learning.  Being able to hear their excitement and feel their passion was simply amazing and was what makes being an educator so special. Today I helped to judge the science fair at Pillow Elementary.  What an exciting display of student learning!  The […]

Revised Master Reading Teacher (MRT) Program 2015

A Master Reading Teacher is an individual who holds a Master Reading Teacher Certificate and whose primary duties are to teach reading and to serve as a reading mentor to other teachers.  Education Service Center Region 13 is pleased to announce the launching of a REVISED MRT Program. Our new offering includes: • The MRT […]


PARAPROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING: ESC Region 13 is pleased to offer upcoming Staff Development to address the NCLB requirement of Highly Qualified for Paraprofessionals. Paraprofessional Certification Training: Dates: January 21 – 23, 2015 E-Campus #SP1528987 Fee: $225 *See the attached flyer and/or view: for more detailed information about this HQ certification training. SUBSTITUTE TEACHER SUPPORT […]

Principal Certification Program: Leaders Wanted

Region 13’s Principal Certification Program is looking for exceptional educators and campus teacher leaders interested in pursuing principal certification. The Principal Certification Network (PCN) at Region 13 provides a high quality certification program designed to prepare aspiring educational leaders for the Principalship through an alternative route.  This program is not a shortcut to certification but […]

How Will You Lead in 2015?

Just as most campus leaders have done, I too, began 2015 with thanksgiving and reflection, recalling what went exceptionally well and visualizing those things I’d like to accomplish moving forward. Of the many articles, tweets and blogs I have read, while contemplating my 2015 actions, I found special interest in Jon Gordon’s list of 20 […]