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Pre-Kindergarten Eligibility update

TEA recently sent out the  following letter updating the Prekindergarten Eligibility. TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED: SUBJECT: Free Prekindergarten: Star of Texas Award Eligibility Criterion During the 85th legislative session, an additional prekindergarten eligibility criteria was created to provide free public prekindergarten to children of peace officers, firefighters and first responders who have demonstrated remarkable courage and […]

Last Days to Register for Conscious Discipline July 10-11!

We are just a few days away from our much anticipated event! As you know we will be offering a copy of the latest edition of the Conscious Discipline book. In order to have all orders in time for the training please register by Friday June 23. If you register past that date we may […]

Conscious Discipline® Chaos to Calm

The Early Childhood Services present: Conscious Discipline® Chaos to Calm Join us for a 2-Day event where we will discover how Conscious Discipline® empowers teachers to impact children’s behavior. The NEW Conscious Discipline® book (expanded & updated) will be provided with registration! Permanently changing children’s patterns of behavior is tough. Children must be both “willing” […]

TX PK Guidelines Now Available in both Spanish and Vietnamese!

Check it out! Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (updated 2015) Spanish (PDF) Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (updated 2015) Vietnamese (PDF)

In need of new strategies? We may have something for you!

Download our new 2017 Spring/Summer Training Flyer. Interested in coming to a training that includes an updated copy of the Conscious Discipline Book, a color bound copy of the 2015 TX PK Guidelines OR a Make ‘n’ Take? Looking for ways to reach the most difficult children? Want to know more about how to take […]

Looking for ways to Support Families of Children with Disabilities?

Check out this Bilingual Resource – Center for Parent Information and Resources Families can learn more about how to support their young children’s education and engage with the systems that serve them by visiting the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) website. While CPIR specifically focuses on supporting families of children with disabilities, it provides a wealth […]

Elementary Extravaganza – “All Systems Go!”

Register prior to March 31st and save $25.00! Mark your calendar for the 4th annual Elementary Extravaganza. “All Systems are Go” for June 6, 2017! Join us for this special one day conference dedicated to elementary teachers PK – grade 5. You will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of one hour sessions […]

Read Aloud Tips

Reading aloud to young children is important because it helps them acquire the information and skills they need to succeed in school and in life. As teachers, we need to: • Make reading books an enjoyable experience • Read to children frequently • Help children learn as they read • Encourage children to talk about […]

Looking for Parent Resources?

Looking for resources to share with parents and families? Visit the Texas Child Care Solutions website, recently launched by the Texas Workforce Commission. The website has links to lots of Texas resources for parents, including information about: child development, developmental screening, choosing quality child care, and assistance to pay for child care

We’ve Joined Twitter @R13EarlyChild

Region 13 Early Childhood team is now on Twitter! Follow us @R13EarlyChild