Entries by Texas System of ESCs

#ESCStories Series on Twitter!

Last week, we began a series on twitter to highlight the great work being done by the Texas ESCs: #ESCStories. This series will include examples of how ESCs are assisting schools and saving them financial resources that can in turn be spent on improving education in their local communities. Follow along at @TexasESCs  or by searching #ESCStories on […]

Who’s My ESCs?

Every wonder which ESC serves the schools in your area? Now you will know! Below is a list of ESCs and the counties that they serve. While schools are free to chose services from any ESC, they each reside in a specific service area. Additionally, each link will take you to a two-page summary of […]

ESCs Assisting Schools with HB 5 Implementation

The 83rd Regular Session of the Texas Legislature passed HB 5, which became effective with the Governor’s signature in June 2013.  This bill codified changes to the Texas Education Code in a number of areas including curriculum, accountability, assessment, and accreditation. The ESCs are working with counselors, teachers, and administrators to ensure they have the […]

Tyler Morning Telegraph: Center hosts event to help educators improve workforce preparedness

KILGORE — East Texas business and education leaders gathered to discuss how they could work together to improve education and workforce preparedness. The Region 7 Education Service Center in Kilgore put on the event Thursday in partnership with the Kilgore Economic Development Corp., the Longview Economic Development Corp., the Tyler Area Business-Education Council and Workforce […]

Educators Continue to Find Education Service Centers Invaluable

Texas educators continue to find services provided by the 20 Texas Regional Education Service Centers (ESCs) invaluable, and school leaders strongly approve of the support being provided.  The Institute for Organizational Excellence at The University of Texas at Austin conducted a survey of 1,288 leaders of school districts and charter schools on their satisfaction with […]