FREE CLI Engage Webinar – Engaging Parents, Lesson Planning and Intentional Teaching, and more!

The CLI Engage Training Calendar features information about upcoming webinar sessions available for FREE for all CLI Engage users. Browse the calendar to view upcoming sessions and register for FREE! They add more webinars to the training calendar throughout the school year. All sessions are recorded; view previously recorded sessions here.

Upcoming Sessions (click to register!):

February 6 at 10:00 AM: Engaging Parents

February 13 at 3:00 PM: Lesson Planning and Intentional Teaching

February 15 at 3:00 PM: A Closer Look at CIRCLE Progress Monitoring Classroom Data

Recently Recorded Sessions (click to view!)

How to Start Self-Paced Online Professional Development

Coaching Competencies

Coaching Strategies

Also be sure to check out their new webpage on CLI Engage that details lots of great family engagement resources that you can easily download and share with parents. CLI Engage Family Engagement Resources

TEA will be coming to Region 13 to talk about Rider 78

Many of you are aware of the new high-quality requirements (Rider 78) for all districts or charters that receive PK funding. TEA will be coming to Region 13 to provide districts more information about Rider 78 and how to comply with this new requirement.

Workshop ID: SP1838871
Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
Workshop (Part 1): High-Quality Prekindergarten Components (expectations of Rider 78)
Time: 10:15 – 12:00
Lunch (on your own) 12:00 – 1:30
Workshop (Part 2) – Evaluating your Prekindergarten Program using
the High-Quality Prekindergarten Self-Assessment tool
Time: 1:30 – 3:30

Register HERE:

We recommend having one to two participants per district (space is limited).

Check out what’s coming up 2018!

Join us for a make and take day focused on the Math & Science Guidelines! Each session is three hours in the morning and/or afternoon with an opportunity for you to make it a full day PD or just take a half day off.

How Tall? How Short? How Heavy? Measuring in a Pre-K Classroom*

January 23, 2018                                                        9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop ID: SP1837689                                     $50

Discovering Physical Sciences Through a Child’s Eye*

January  23, 2018                                                        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshop ID: SP1836647                                      $50

Register Here:

Check out our Spring 2018 and Online Courses Here 

Save the Date! Conscious Discipline is coming to Region 13 – July 9-11 for a 3-day Summer Institute. More details to come…. 

Free Books For Read Across America Day is February 12th, 2018

The Literacy Empowerment Foundation, a nonprofit organization, invites your school or other literacy project to apply for FREE books for Read Across America Day. During the past year, LEF has distributed over 3,000,000 books to schools all across the country for Read Across America Day and other literacy projects.

These books are FREE. Educators only pay shipping and handling.

Orders must be received by February 12th, 2018.

Free Books for Read Across America Day: Order Form at

Click here to see a preview of the books or to use these books online

Please share this information with your fellow educators!

*Resources are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.