Archive for the ‘Teacher Opportunities’ Category

Critical Conversations about Civil Rights

New Form Apologies about the original form. Please use this link to register. form   The last couple of summers have brought a lot of dialogue over the issues of civil rights in America and our students will have questions, comments and concerns.  ESC Region 13 will be providing an opportunity for teachers to learn more […]

Back to School: Don’t Start School Without Us

Fourth of July has come and gone and now summer is moving faster than a roller coaster.  Don’t let your summer break end without learning a new skill, strategy or purpose to our glorious profession.  We will have Bill Perryman here August 9th for his 7 Steps to a Language Rich Classroom.  This training is […]

Humanities Texas Opportunity, Tuesday April 19th

Everyone has been working hard this year and we are closely approaching the Social Studies STAAR test. Humanities Texas has an amazing opportunity for all social studies teachers but especially those who are teaching or interested in the Civil War. They are hosting a forum examining the presidential election of 1860 and its contemporary significance. Come […]

Global Citizenship Conference

Come and learn more about how you can use this movie and other resources on May 16th at our Global Citizenship Conf. — Courtney Webster (@R13SS_CW) February 26, 2016 Monday, February 29th will be the world premiere of the powerful movie He Named Me Malala.  Learn how to get your students to think civically […]

Social Studies Global Citizenship Mini Conference

The connectivity of our world and our students leads us to have the Global Citizenship Conference  here at ESC Region 13 on Monday, May 16th  Global Citizenship Flyer REGISTER HERE with code # SP1633945 Join us with others to prepare our 21st century students with a lifetime of learning and understanding to explore and learn more […]

Social Studies Leadership Meeting Next Week

Join us next week for our Fall Leadership Meeting 2015 REGISTER FA1531563 Monday, November 16th at 9:00- 12:00 We will  have information about STAAR, DBQ Project, National History Day and other topics. Follow me on Google + to get more information about the R13 Social Studies Leadership Network

A Night of Connections with Austin Museums

  The Bob Bullock Museum hosted a wonderful night of learning on October 1st with a symposium of local groups who all share a love of educating, across the city of Austin and surrounding areas on a daily basis.  Planned and sponsored by the Austin Museum Partnership, this night was a wonderful mix of connections […]

Preserving Thanksgiving Memories with StoryCorps

Many of us are fans of StoryCorps, the NPR series that brings us all back to the love of storytelling through interviews.  I was excited to learn of their campaign The Great Listen for Thanksgiving.  They are asking for high school teachers and students to take this challenge and sign up for their Educator’s Toolkit.  […]

Make SOCIAL STUDIES Count Professional Development

Join us for a day of learning with K-6 grade teachers who are wanting to ACTIVELY embed their social studies curriculum while gaining literacy opportunities in other core subjects. Thursday, July 16th 9:00- 4:00pm   This course will address the needs of K-6 teachers who are seeking to activate learning in their social studies instruction through […]

Ladies and Gentlemen… the Beatles!!! Educator Hour

The LBJ Presidential Library  invites you to their #BeatlesatLBJ Honoring the Beatles Friday, June 12, 2015 10:30 a.m. Register here – See more Here! Texas teachers will receive one hour of CEU credit. This workshop is free. Please register online to reserve your seat. For more information or questions, contact Education Specialist Amanda Melancon at