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NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS NOTIFICATION OF SERVICES

NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS NOTIFICATION OF SERVICES

As a private non-profit school, your students and staff may be eligible to receive federal program services from public school districts that receive these two federal funding sources:

• Title I, Part A- Improving Basic Programs to Support the Quality of Education Programs
• Title II, Part A- Supporting Effective Instruction

The Education Service Center, Region 20, in partnership with area school districts, provides services through these federally funded programs. Non-profit schools that elect to receive services must comply with all requisite federal policies and procedures. All services begin coordination through Local Education Agencies (LEAs).

FOR MORE INFO
Dr. Alexis Gutierrez
210-370-5378
[email protected]
The O.N.E. Conference for Early Childhood/ECSE 2024, June 25-26, Session #92933, Register now!

The O.N.E. Conference for Early Childhood/ECSE 2024

Join ESC- 20 for the inclusive experience of a lifetime with Open hearts, New ideas, and Endless possibilities! The O.N.E. Conference will include two full days of engaging, active learning that will empower every adult to support every child, every day. Keynotes and break-out sessions will equip participants with the mindset and tools they need to excel in developing academic, social, and emotional excellence for ALL students. June 25-26, Session #92933, Register now!
Paraprofessional Continuum Education, Register now!

Paraprofessional Continuum Education

These trainings aim to empower paraprofessionals with knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to excel in your support roles within the classroom. Through these engaging hands-on sessions, we bring real world experiences to the table, ensuring you gain insights that can be immediately applied in the classroom. Register now!
Creating A Meaningful Program C.A.M.P., July 9-11, Session #93680, Register now!

Creating A Meaningful Program C.A.M.P.

ECSE C.A.M.P. will immerse new and veteran teachers alike in the foundations and extensions of Creating A Meaningful Program (C.A.M.P.) for early childhood children with disabilities. Topics covered will be determined by regional needs identified throughout the school year.

Make and Take time and materials will be provided during each day of C.A.M.P. July 9-11, Session #93680, Register now!

Targets TEA Strategic Priority Reading and Math
Virtual: Behavioral Toolbox: Building Organizational Behavior Systems, July 9, Session #101939, Register now!

Virtual: Behavioral Toolbox: Building Organizational Behavior Systems

One of the focuses of educational leaders in our schools should be to design strategies that accelerate and sustain good practice. As such, they must look beyond the behavior of the learners by broadening their focus to include systems and the behavior of the adults within the school.

Join International presenters, Dr. Paulie Gavoni and Anika Costa, as they focus on the improvement of school-based systems through the lens of Organizational Behavior Management.

July 9, Session #101939, Register now!
Instructional Coach Foundations Institute, Fall and Spring Cohorts are forming now! Session #102608 & #102609, Register now!

Instructional Coach Foundations Institute

The Instructional Coach Foundations Institute (ICFI) is a semester-long professional learning program designed to meet the needs of current and aspiring instructional coaches. Through five face-to-face professional development sessions and guided reflections, ICFI introduces instructional leaders to professional core coaching competencies upon which to build effective systems of support. Participants will embark on a journey and gain the mindset and skillset needed to support teacher growth and - ultimately - promote student success. Fall and Spring Cohorts are forming now! Session #102608 & #102609, Register now!
The Eduphoria 24-25 SY Kickoff Info Session, July 22, Session #103017, Register now!

The Eduphoria 24-25 SY Kickoff Info Session

Starting the school year can be quite hectic with various tasks demanding your attention simultaneously. This session aims to carve out dedicated time amidst your busy schedule to address all your administrative Eduphoria-related tasks and questions ahead of the new academic year. Both representatives from ESC-20 and Eduphoria will facilitate this session and offer assistance as needed. July 22, Session #103017, Register now!
Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) 101, July 23 & 24, Session #93695, Register now!

Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) 101

ECSE 101 is a *FACE TO FACE* training (July 23 and July 24, 2024) designed to build a foundation for all first year ECSE teachers. Participants will learn about special education as it pertains to the early childhood settings. A variety of developmentally appropriate activities will be discussed to target the diverse needs in the early childhood/ ECSE setting. LRE Settings and Federal Regulations will also be addressed. On site campus visit is provided once the school year begins to support implementation. A virtual zoom session will be scheduled to provide feedback from campus visit. July 23 & 24, Session #93695, Register now!

Targets TEA Strategic Priority Reading and Math

* Please note this is a multi-day workshop. Participants must attend all days to receive credit.
Aware’s New Navigation and Assessment Building Overview

Aware’s New Navigation and Assessment Building Overview

Join us for an informative session diving into Eduphoria's Aware new navigation and assessment building.

We'll start by exploring the revamped screen navigation, showcasing the intuitive new menu layout and essential filters for efficient browsing. Learn how to effortlessly navigate to popular destinations within Aware, empowering you to streamline your workflow.

After reviewing the new navigation, we'll delve into the fundamentals of assessment building in Aware. Discover step-by-step guidance on constructing assessments, from question creation to formatting. Additionally, we'll demonstrate how to seamlessly share assessments with your team and activate them for student access, ensuring a smooth assessment process from start to finish. Register today!
Navigating Section 504 for Campus Coordinators

Navigating Section 504 for Campus Coordinators

Bon Voyage! Get ready to set sail.....

Navigating Section 504 is a full-day session designed for campus 504 coordinators. This session is ideal for new campus coordinators or those seeking a foundation to help "steer their (504) ship".

Topics for the days travel include: an overview of Section 504 regulations, conducting 504 evaluations, developing 504 plans, and facilitating the meeting.

The goal of this voyage is not only fill your passport but your suitcase too—fill it with knowledge and tips to help ensure compliance with Section 504 regulations and to help establish smooth sailing waters ahead.

We hope to “sea” you there!

Choose Your Session:
Tuesday, July 30 Session #102230
Thursday, August 8 Session #102228

Register now!
Assessing and Aggregating RLA Constructed Responses ft. Eduphoria’s Aware Application

Assessing and Aggregating RLA Constructed Responses ft. Eduphoria’s Aware Application

After the successful inauguration of our Constructed Responses session in March, we have diligently refined it based on invaluable participant feedback.

AM Overview: Our RLA Consultant will delve into a comprehensive review of the STAAR rubrics, provide examples of writing prompts, and explain the details on how scoring works. Participants will be allocated dedicated time to review provided examples, classify them into genres, and score them based on the consultant's guidance.

PM Overview: Our Eduphoria! Consultant will showcase optimal utilization of Eduphoria's Aware application, demonstrating how it can be leveraged to craft or access constructed response questions and proficiently assess them. In addition, they will demonstrate how to navigate to Aware's constructed responses report, offering insights and addressing any inquiries you may have.

August 5, Session #102581, Register now!
Learning in Libraries Conference 2024, November 1, Session #102235, Register now!

Learning in Libraries Conference 2024

Join us for the ESC-20 Learning in Libraries Conference!

It is sure to be another great Learning in Libraries Conference! We look forward to a day of learning with friends and colleagues, a little fun, and to welcoming our featured speaker for 2024 Kari Lavelle. November 1, Session #102235, Register now!

State and Federal Initiatives

pax Good Behavior Game Texas

PAX Good Behavior Game®

When the evidence-based PAX Good Behavior Game® is implemented in schools, children benefit from improved behavior, academic achievement, and lifetime outcomes. Elementary teachers interested in new classroom management strategies are invited to register here. New dates are added every month.
Statewide ESSA Title I Part A Capacity Building Initiative

Statewide ESSA Title I - Part A Capacity Building Initiative

The Title I, Part A Capacity Building Initiative is funded by the Texas Education Agency and produced by Education Service, Region 20. This website serves as a central location for Title I, Part A resources on compliance and best practice.
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Texas Migrant Interstate Program (TMIP)

The mission of the Texas Migrant Interstate Program (TMIP) is to help reduce the effects of educational disruption that Texas’ mobile, migratory students often face as they migrate intra/interstate to seek qualifying temporary or seasonal employment in the agriculture or fishing industry. The TMIP assists migratory students, their families, school counselors, and intra/interstate MEP staff.
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