Archive for the ‘Human Resources’ Category

Hiring The Best Teachers

This is the time that campus and district leaders are actively involved in recruiting and hiring the best teachers to fill our classrooms, in an effort to make the greatest impact for our students.  This process should not be left to chance. Thomas A. Kersten, a former superintendent and current associate professor of educational leadership […]

PREPaRE Crisis Intervention Model: Crisis Intervention and Recovery – Training Opportunity

Region 13 is presenting the second half of the PREPaRE Crisis Intervention Model: Crisis Intervention and Recovery. This 2-day workshop (December 11th and 12th) provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event. […]

NCLB HQ Program Coordination – Recorded WEBINAR – No Cost

This NCLB HQ recorded webinar covers the following requirements and program areas for Highly Qualified Teachers and Paraprofessional: • Federal Program requirements for the Highly Qualified Personnel • Exceptions to the requirements of Highly Qualified Personnel • Identification of assignments that may not require Highly Qualified Personnel • State Board of Education, Career and Technical […]

Principal Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs

On March 25th the Texas Education Agency posted a notice regarding the distribution of a survey that campus principals with first-year teachers only will be required to complete. The survey will collect data regarding the performance of beginning teachers and the effectiveness of educator preparation programs in preparing beginning teachers to succeed in the classroom. Prior […]

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 […]


We’ve heard you!  You’ve told us that you value the information you receive from Region XIII regarding your role as a campus leader.  You’ve also told us that it is difficult and sometimes impossible to leave campus to join us for networking opportunities!   We have created a new communication tool to assist Campus Leaders […]