Archive for January, 2013

STAAR Supplemental Aids Project is Open for Submissions

Region 13 is happy to announce that our Supplemental Aids project is again open for submissions. Teachers whose students benefit from the “Supplemental Aids” accommodation may have questions about whether their documents are allowable according to TEA guidelines. They may upload those documents for timely review here: Region 13 specialists will review the documents […]

Social Studies Inclusion in the Age of STAAR

Accessing the General Curriculum in Social Studies: Inclusion in the Age of STAAR Register at eCampus SP1325858 In this workshop we will: · Develop instructional strategies for teachers in inclusive Social Studies classrooms · Analyze STAAR-M questions for modification strategies · Study accommodations available to students with disabilities on Social Studies assessments · Engage in […]

Register now for Early Child Outcomes (SPP 7) and Alignment Training!

On February 4th, Region 13 will be offering the Spring 2013 Early Childhood Outcomes, SPP 7, training. This state mandated  training is free! All Early Childhood teachers should be trained, as well as all other member of the ECO team.   Register now at Early Childhood Outcomes SPP 7 (SP1324223) On February 7th, join us to […]

Accessing the General Curriculum in the Content Areas

Region 13 Education Specialists are teaming up to provide you with content area specific special education training. This training will provide you with a comparison of STAAR and STAAR Modified, how to modify assessments to align with STAAR Modified, allowable accommodations on STAAR, and using accommodations in the classroom. This training is for general and special […]

STAAR Accommodations Decision Guides Available NOW!

ARD committees trying to make appropriate assessment decisions for students with disabilities may be interested in the new Region 13 STAAR Accommodations Decision Guides. They are available for free download HERE or you can purchase printed and bound copies by grade level HERE . Happy deciding!    

Free Webinars and Daily AT Blog

If you are in need of some professional development to get rejuvenated     for the new year, then the following resources will surely help!  Even better is they’re free, have a large variety of AT topics, and can be viewed from the comfort of home/office/coffee shop… Top 10 Technology-Related Legal Issues in Special Education, […]

Special Education & Science

Special education teachers working in inclusion classrooms may be interested in STAAR Review Camps for high school (SP1325567) and middle school (SP1325319), as well as the ever-popular AGC in Science course (SP1325564). All three workshops will be presented by a collaboration of Science and Special Education Specialists.   Visit  for more information.  

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