Please help us in congratulating Becky McCutchen, Alpine ISD, for being named one of only five finalists for state Superintendent of the year!

Five public school administrators from across Texas were selected as state finalists for the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award. Sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the SOTY program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984.

The 2020 finalists are:
· Jose Gonzalez, McAllen ISD, Region 1
· Roland Hernandez, Corpus Christi ISD, Region 2
· Michelle Barrow, Newton ISD, Region 5
· Jamie Wilson, Denton ISD, Region 11
· Becky McCutchen, Alpine ISD, Region 18

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2020 GT 30 Hour Trainings

Online opportunity to earn your initial 30 hours of GT training! Registration Opens August 31st through September 30th.
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LESSON PLANNING NETWORKS: 2020-2021

These professional development series will immerse teachers in an in-depth examination and analysis of the TEKS in all content areas using TEKS Resource System. For every unit, participants will plan with the end in mind using assessments and unit-level specificity to develop in-depth lessons with rigor.
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CARES Act & ESSER TRAININGS SAVE THE DATES

TEA will be providing CARES Act ESSER Application training sessions for ESCs, LEAs and PNP school officials. Zoom links and Registration information will be provided closer to the meeting date.
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Online Teacher Certification

Become a Teacher! We are pleased to provide an online teacher certification program in partnership with Inspire Texas by Region 4 ESC.
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Virtual PD for Educators Working Remotely

These engaging sessions will provide an opportunity for collaboration and learning as teachers step into their new roles as online instructors in the virtual classroom.
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Professional Development and State Initiatives

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LEGAL FRAMEWORK

STATEWIDE LEADERSHIP PROJECT

Partnering with the Texas Education Agency and Region 18 Education Service Center.  
 
 

Programs & Services

Technology

Resources and services for school districts.
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Support Resources

DMAC

DMAC (Data Management for Assessment and Curriculum) is a component of the Region 7 Education Service Center that exists to supply Texas educators with the tools and services necessary to develop and improve the quality of education provided to students.
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BrightBytes

BrightBytes is a learning analytics company that combines data with educational research to inform and measure improved learning outcomes.
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EDUPHORIA

Eduphoria is a multi-part data management tool used to aggregate benchmarking, survey, and state assessment data and to create lesson plans.
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DISCOVERY ED

Discovery Education Streaming is a digital video-on-demand service brought to you by Discovery Education and Region 18 Education Service Center.
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PRINT SHOP

Known for customer service, affordable pricing, high quality and state of the art equipment, Region 18's Print Shop is available to school districts and local businesses for all your printing and presentation needs.
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SCHOOL SAFETY

The purpose of the Region 18 ESC School Safety Services is to provide districts with services and resources for improving all aspects of emergency management – prevention/ mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery – to create a safer learning environment.
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Certification

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Teacher Certification

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW!

TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

NOW WITH ONLINE OPTIONS

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Principal Certification

Providing educators who possess a Master's degree the opportunity to obtain a principal certification in one year.

Next Cohort Starts in April!

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Superintendent Cert

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE PRINCIPAL AND SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS!

Next Cohort Starts in July! 

State Initiatives

Legal Framework

The Legal Framework is a statewide leadership project partnering the Texas Education Agency and Region 18 Education Service Center.
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TxCEE

The Texas Center for Educator Excellence (TxCEE), supported through Region 18 Education Service Center (ESC), provides technical assistance to Texas school districts to improve educator excellence.
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Texas CTE

A gateway to the resources you need. For your classroom. For yourself.
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Texas Suicide Prevention

Texas Suicide Prevention initiative is the result of a collaborative effort throughout the state of Texas of community-based organizations, state and local agencies, academic institutions and many others who work together to reduce suicides in Texas.
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Texas Gateway

A gateway to the resources you need. For your classroom. For yourself.
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Contact information for what you need

2811 La Force Blvd, Midland, TX 79706
PO Box 60580
Midland, TX 79711
phone432-563-2380
432-567-3290