Archive for the ‘Early Childhood’ Category

Adapted PE Session – Beat the Heat 2017 – Day 1

On Beat the Heat Day 1, Randy Foederer and Vicki Mason-Foederer will be presenting their workshop: PE and Motor Activities for Students with Severe Disabilities.  This workshop will explore age-appropriate and functional motor activities for students with severe intellectual, physical, or emotional disabilities. Activities will be presented from various sources including the Motor Activities Training Program, Project Mobilitee, The […]

Beat the Heat 2017 Full-Day Speakers

Take your learning to the next level with these full-day sessions for Beat the Heat Day 1, June 21st! Setting Up Classrooms for Students with Autism Like a Ninja – Christine Reeve, Ph.D., BCBA-D Teaching Grade Level Standards Across the Curriculum – Cindy R. Miller, MS Building Sustainable Adult Schedules: The Life Plan with a Focus […]

Beat the Heat 2017: Registration is Open!

Beat the Heat 2017 Workshop #SU1734208 – June 21 & 22, 2018 ESC Region 13 Register now for this exceptional learning opportunity designed for educators, parents, and others who work with children ages 3-21 with significant disabilities. Wednesday ♦ June 21, 2017 ♦ 9 am – 4 pm Full day, in-depth workshops on topics including: challenging behavior, communication/AAC, […]

Beat the Heat 2017 Call for Presentations

Teachers Teach Teachers We are seeking teachers who are interested in teaching others about the terrific strategies, tools, and plans they use in their classroom! Beat the Heat 2017 will be a two day learning extravaganza! On Wednesday, June 21st we will have full day sessions for participants’ extended learning. On Thursday, June 22nd we […]

Texas Public Prekindergarten Class Size and Student-to-Teacher Ratio Study

In 2015, the 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, passed House Bill (HB) 4 focused on high-quality prekindergarten programming. A key aspect of the bill was authorizing and funding the HB 4 High-Quality Prekindergarten Grant program, which the Texas Education Agency (TEA) awarded in July 2016 for the 2016–17 school year. HB 4 also specified expansion […]

Beat the Heat 2016 App Available

Beat the Heat 2016 App Available! Are you attending this year’s Beat the Heat Conference?  We’d like to help you make the most of your time with us by providing you access to our conference app.  Here are some of its features: Schedule– From the main schedule select sessions to create your personal schedule (My […]

Beat the Heat Pre-Conference Sessions

Beat the Heat 2016 Pre-Conference, June 29, 2016 We have gathered a stellar group of national presenters for our pre-conference! Mindy Ely, EL VISTA Project Coordinator, Illinois State University Mike Mueller, PhD, BCBA-D, Founder, Southern Behavioral Groups Bobbie Gallagher, Founder, Autism Center for Educational Services Vickie Mitchell, Consultant, Mitchell-Panter Consulting, LLC Rob Pennington, PhD, BCBA-D, […]

Beat the Heat 2016: Registration Is… Oopen!

Registration is open with 3 registration options available! ESC Region 13’s Beat the Heat is a three-day professional development opportunity for educators who work with children 3-5 and children with significant disabilities ages 6-21. Pre-Conference: Wednesday, June 29, 2016.  Back by popular demand this day provides day-long, in-depth learning opportunities at a more advanced level […]

Announcing Beat the Heat 2016 Keynote Speakers: Kristin Neff, Sarah Barnes & Jesse Trocino!

We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers for Beat the Heat 2016. Thursday, June 30 Dr. Kristin Neff  – The Science of Self-Compassion Be good to yourself!  Dr. Kristin Neff  will discuss self-compassion.  Learn practical strategies for maintaining emotional well-being in a stressful work environment.   Find out more about Dr. Neff on her Self-Compassion […]

Wrapping up the details for Beat the Heat 2016

We are wrapping up the details for Beat the Heat 2016! Save the dates: June 29- July 1, 2016! Registration will be available soon. ESC Region 13’s Beat the Heat is a three-day professional development opportunity for teachers, paraeducators, and others who work with children ages 3-5 and students with significant disabilities ages 6-21. Beat the […]

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