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Texas Virtual Schools Network (TXVSN) Grants to Rural Schools

TEA is preparing to award Texas Virtual Schools Network grant funding to rural schools who are experiencing a staffing shortage and are unable to assign a teacher to a course or courses needed for students to meet graduation requirements are experiencing scheduling difficulties and are unable to meet the individual needs of students by scheduling them […]

TexasSUCCESS Fall Training Schedule

TEA’s TexasSUCCESS program supports students in the SSI areas of reading, English, and math. Training is available this fall for the vendor-based programs designed to address the critical areas specified below. These trainings will be repeated in the spring semester for anyone who is unable to attend this fall. For more information or to register […]

TexasSUCCESS Training

Through the TexasSUCCESS initiative, the state of Texas has made digital resources available to support students who need SSI accelerated instruction in the areas of reading and mathematics. The vendors providing these online services will be conducting Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions this spring and summer at ESC 13 for teachers, instructional leaders, and administrators. Session […]

CTE Online Course Available

TEA has released a free online course for CTE teachers via the Texas Gateway. The course, CTE 101, provides an overview of Career and Technical Education in Texas and how it is implemented at the state and local levels. Teachers who are not certified in CTE and who wish to teach one of the CTE […]

Back-to-School Educational Technology TETN 8/12

Please join TEA for the Back-to-School Educational Technology TETN to learn about the following topics: Speak Up Results, Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow Speak Up is a national online research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow®, a nonprofit organization. Speak Up provides participating schools and districts with avenues to collect authentic feedback from students, educators, and parents. Find out […]

STaR Chart Update from TEA

On December 12, 2014 TEA released new information for districts regarding campus and teacher STaR Chart requirements. Please see TEA’s To The Administrator Addressed communication for details on the new requirements related to the STaR chart. Questions may be addressed to starchart@tea.texas.gov

Curriculum, Library & EdTech TETN December 10, 2014

Please join TEA for a Curriculum, Library, and Educational Technology TETN Topic: Planning for 2015 with a Focus on Writing, Math, and Science Audience: Districts/Charter Schools and ESCs – ELA/Reading, Math, and Science Teachers (K-12), Librarians, Curriculum Specialists/Coordinators, Technology Specialists/Coordinators Host: TEA Educational Technology When: Wednesday, December 10th from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: […]

Back to School Curriculum, Library, and Educational Technology TETN

Save the Date – August 13th Session: Curriculum, Library, and Educational Technology TETN Title: Back-to-School Ideas Audience: Texas Public School Districts/Charter Schools Host: TEA Educational Technology When: Wednesday, August 13th, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: TETN videoconferencing (Check in with our Region 13 Distance Learning Team for information) Special Guest: Julie Evans, Chief Executive […]

Technology Planning and Reporting Still Required in Texas Schools – April 23rd Update

Today, TEA published a “To The Administrator Addressed” letter which answers questions concerning the requirements for technology planning and reporting for this school year (2011-2012).  According to the letter: “While funding for the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) Title II, Part D–Enhancing Education Through Technology program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was discontinued, […]

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