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Virtual Legal Session: Child Find for Administrators with Cynthia Buechler, February 27, Session #98064, Register now!

Virtual Legal Session: Child Find for Administrators with Cynthia Buechler

This virtual session presented by attorney Cynthia Buechler of Buechler & Associates, will outline and discuss the key child find rules and regulations as they relate to the role of administrators. She will cover the most important legal requirements, plus provide practical advice and illustrations. By attending this session, you will obtain a solid understanding of the dos and don'ts of administering your LEA’s child find responsibilities. February 27, Session #98064, Register now!
Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) 201: I Know What To Do, Now What?! February 29, Session #94489, Register now!

Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) 201: I Know What To Do, Now What?!

Join us as we take the next step in developing our Early Childhood/ECSE instructional practices. It is recommended that participants have attended ECSE 101 or Building Blocks ECSE 101 prior to this session, however not a requirement. We will focus on Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), our new ECSE Framework, Communication, and the use of sensory games as a behavioral support strategy . Participants will walk away with various ideas, activities, and resources to begin implementing in their classrooms right away. February 29, Session #94489, Register now!
2024 Adobe Creativity Institute (Free Event), March 2, Session #99957, Register now!

2024 Adobe Creativity Institute (Free Event)

Get ready for an incredible collaboration as ESC-20 joins forces with Adobe, bringing teachers an extraordinary chance to dive into the Adobe Creativity Institute! Led by educational thought leaders, this experience empowers educators to unleash creativity across subjects, fostering an inspiring learning environment, and offers exclusive resources, swag, and coveted Adobe Creative Educator Certifications. The best part is that there is no cost to attend. March 2, Session #99957, Register now!
Assessing and Aggregating RLA Constructed Responses, March 4, Session #100397, Register now!

Assessing and Aggregating RLA Constructed Responses

Join us for an engaging exploration into the calibration and hands-on application of RLA short and extended constructed responses in Eduphoria's Aware platform. We'll cover creating questions, STAAR Rubrics and the scoring process, uploading reports, and delve into data dissemination for insightful analysis. March 4, Session #100397, Register now!
Like it or Not: Social Media and Mental Health, March 4, Session #97585, Register now!

Like it or Not: Social Media and Mental Health

Social media is all around us and plays a large role in our children’s lives. Although there tends to be negativity associated with the use of social media, we need to recognize the positivity too! We will look at the impact social media has on our children’s mental health and how we can monitor this growing platform, because social media seems to be here to stay, “like it” or not! This session is presented by The Center for Health Care Services. March 4, Session #97585, Register now!
Virtual: Positive Behavior Supports for the Home, March 5, Session #94775, Register now!

Virtual: Positive Behavior Supports for the Home

This session provides tools and strategies that enable and empower the family to clearly define, confidently teach, and consistently support their behavior expectations. March 5, Session #94775, Register now!
Navigating Dyslexia Intervention & the SDI Maze, March 5, Session #100116, Register now!

Navigating Dyslexia Intervention & the SDI Maze

Leave this session empowered and confident, ready to guide your dyslexic students towards reading success and beyond!

We'll explore specific examples through the lens of Reading by Design and Take Flight, two prominent dyslexia interventions. But don't worry, even if you use a different program, these principles are universally applicable. You can easily adapt them to your preferred intervention, empowering you to personalize learning for every student. March 5, Session #100116, Register now!
Texas 2022 PK Guidelines PD in the Park: Mathematics, March 20, Session #97015, Register now!

Texas 2022 PK Guidelines PD in the Park: Mathematics

The new 2022 PK Guidelines are out and updated! Join us for an innovative adult learning immersive experience! San Antonio is our classroom, come explore your city and the PreK Guidelines. We will meet rain or shine. This session will focus on mastering your understanding of the Mathematics Guidelines. March 20, Session #97015, Register now!

The session will be no cost for Elevate 20 members.

This session will take place at Confluence Park with a meeting space at the Education Center.
Learning Off Site: Outdoor Learning in Texas Summit, March 26, Session #100385, Register now!

Learning Off Site: Outdoor Learning in Texas Summit

Embark on a journey to take learning beyond the classroom! Join us for an inspiring summit with organizations and agencies that share your passion for outdoor learning. Discover a wealth of TEKS-aligned resources and experience exciting outdoor learning opportunities at Confluence Park. Let's create a brighter future for education together! March 26, Session #100385, Register now!

This session will take place at Confluence Park beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Texas 2022 PK Guidelines PD in the Park: Science, Social Studies, Technology, April 11, Session #97069, Register now!

Texas 2022 PK Guidelines PD in the Park: Science, Social Studies, Technology

The new 2022 PK Guidelines are out and updated! Join us for an innovative adult learning immersive experience! San Antonio is our classroom, come explore your city and the PreK Guidelines. We will meet rain or shine. This session will focus on mastering your understanding of the Mathematics Guidelines. April 11, Session #97069, Register now!

The session will be at no cost for Elevate 20 members.

This session will take place at San Antonio College Early Learning Center
Virtual: Lunch & Learn: Math Attack! April 11, Session #94595, Register now!

Virtual: Lunch & Learn: Math Attack!

Join us VIRTUALLY for lunch as we learn how to build student's mathematical skills. This session is appropriate for special ed and general ed Pre-K Educators. Participants will log off with a plan on when to embed mathematical learning opportunities within their daily routine. Activities that are used during the session or created will be mailed to the participants and shared electronically. April 11, Session #94595, Register now!
The 7 Habits of Successful Families, April 11, Session #93561, Register now!

The 7 Habits of Successful Families

What does it mean to be a successful family? It's no secret that families today are in trouble. Do you want or need to learn more on how to make your family a successful one? Then this is the training for you! Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Successful Families training offers a much-needed framework for applying universal, self-evident principles that enable family members to communicate their challenges and overcome them successfully together. April 11, Session #93561, Register now!
Virtual: Afterschool Special: Tackle Transitioning, April 16, Session #94646, Register Now!

Virtual: Afterschool Special: Tackle Transitioning

Join us Virtually after school as we tackle different strategies to use when supporting students transitioning within their school environment. This session is appropriate for special ed and general ed Pre-K and Kinder Educators. Participants will log off with tools that can be implemented the next day. Visual tools that are used or created during the session will be mailed out and shared electronically. April 16, Session #94646, Register Now!
Special Education Academy 2024, June 18, Session #92979, Register now!

Special Education Academy 2024

The Special Education Academy (SEA) Conference is a celebration of all things special education. Join us to: Cultivate Knowledge: Explore the latest trends, research, and best practices in the field of special education. Gain insights that will transform your approach to teaching and support. Connect and Collaborate: Meet like-minded professionals, educators, parents, and advocates. Forge meaningful connections and engage in collaborative discussions that will broaden your perspective. Unleash Creativity: Discover innovative teaching methods, technology, and creative strategies to empower students with diverse needs. Break free from traditional boundaries and unlock your creative potential. June 18, Session #92979, Register now!
Melding Minds, Please join us for our Instructional Services Conferences this June!  June 21 - RLA & Social Studies - Session #97868 June 24 - Math & Science - Session #92997

Instructional Services Conferences

Please join us for our Instructional Services Conferences this June!

June 21 - RLA & Social Studies - Session #97868
June 24 - Math & Science - Session #92997

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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