Archive for January, 2017

Final Recommendations Science TEKS Streamlining

The final recommendations  for the streamlined Science TEKS are available here:  http://tea.texas.gov/Academics/Curriculum_Standards/TEKS_Texas_Essential_Knowledge_and_Skills_(TEKS)_Review/Science_TEKS_Streamlining/ In addition, the Committee of the Full Board is scheduled to address the science TEKS item on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. You may view the agenda items online at:  http://tea.texas.gov/sboe/agenda/. A live webcast of the SBOE meeting will be available online at http://tea.texas.gov/sboe/webcast/. […]

Look What’s Happening in Science!

Look What’s Happening in Science! Are you ready for some PD opportunities to energize, excite, and enhance your science classroom? We have just what your looking for! See the attached flyers for information about- miniCAST (it’s just days away!) miniCAST discount February PD at Region 13 (including a FREE Science Leadership Network session!) February2017 Science PD flyer news from […]

Check out this miniCAST registration discount!

What’s better than getting to attend MINI-CAST? Getting a group rate to attend! Right now, you can register four teachers at full price and get one registration free! How do you get the discount? Email Liz.Gaestel@esc13.txed.net to request the discount code once four people from your district have registered. The day will be packed with […]

Region 13 Texas Regional Collaboratives for Math and Science Grant is Now Open for Applications

We are now accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 grant year for the TRC. The Texas Regional Collaboratives for Math and Science provides targeted professional development to elementary and middle school teachers with the goal of increasing teacher knowledge and ability to teach the content. Upon approval of funding from UT, participating teachers will […]

Register now for Central Texas mini-CAST!

MINI-CAST is almost here! Central Texas mini-CAST (Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching) is a one-day Conference FOR Science teachers and BY Science teachers on January 28, 2017! We have over 70 sessions offered for science teachers in PK-HS. Join us for a day full of learning from science colleagues all over Central Texas!  […]