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Comprehensive Systemic Solutions (CSS)

Service Description

Comprehensive Systemic Solutions (CSS) provides direct support at the campus level. The services are provided by Region 18 Teaching & Learning and Leadership Consultants to assist administrators and teachers in providing effective instruction in the classroom to meet the challenge of teaching all students at a high level of rigor to ensure successful results.


Service Delivery

Districts participating in the Comprehensive Systemic Solutions (CSS) will receive ongoing professional development at reduced or no cost, ongoing technical assistance from the Teaching & Learning and Leadership consultants, and the following support:


Results-Driven Leadership & Instruction (RDLI) Professional Development Support


Leadership Learning and Networking (Counselors and Administrators)

Campus leaders will have opportunities to participate in sessions that are relevant and timely based on hot topics in education and instructional leadership. Following the sessions scheduled, time will be provided for principals/assistant principals/campus leadership to have opportunities to collaborate and problem solve as a group.


Leadership Learning and Network sessions will take place two times a year at various locations throughout the region.


Date / Location

August 2018:  Southern location at Region 18 or at ESC

January 2019:  Southern location at Region 18  or at ESC


Teacher professional development will be offered in grade level bands in all content areas (Math, Science, English Language Arts/Reading, and Social Studies) targeting focus standards from the content and process TEKS in two distinct rounds of delivery. These trainings will be hosted in multiple locations for ease of travel and for the support of teacher networking.

TEKS focus standards


Online Learning Support for Administrators & Teachers - escU

Accessing the online learning management system, escU, will provide an avenue for teachers to participate in eLearning focusing on content and process TEKS through video shorts, classroom activities, and eLearning courses that are supported through other identified resources.


On-Site District Support for Teachers

This support consists of two days of strategic instruction conducted by content teams of up to seven ESC consultants as scheduled by the district. The options for this professional development are listed in the chart below.

 On-site support and virtual visits



BrightBytes Clarity: Technology Integration

Learn more about your district’s technology use for student learning!  Region 18 has partnered with BrightBytes’ learning analytics company to offer their Technology and Learning module for free! Combine data with educational research to inform and measure the effectiveness of technology use in your district. Participate in a survey collection, review data, and receive recommendations for how to enhance the digital learning environment on campus in four areas: Classroom, Access, Skills, and Environment in a user friendly, online platform.


Fee Determination

Fees for CSS will be determined for each district individually for 2018-2019 based on number of campuses and/or number of teachers in the district. Districts will be provided the fee when registration opens in Programs and Services.