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 […]
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Below is a link to a presentation that outlines what ESCs are and how they are set up to support schools and educators! Presentation on ESC Presentation
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Thank you for your work to help Crossroads students “Education is one of the most important services offered in our society. In this, people offer the tools and knowledge the next generation will need to grow and become successful in today’s world. The people who dedicate their time and effort to […]
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 […]
The El Paso Times Editorial Board has authored an editorial honoring Region 19 Executive Director Jimmy Vasquez on his retirement after SIXTY years of service to Texas public education. You can read the full editorial here.
ESC 13 employees took part in the Learn the Address initiative by PBS in an effort to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of President Lincoln’s historic Gettysburg Address. People were challenged to record themselves reciting the Gettysburg Address and share it online to honor this historic speech and its meaning to the United States. We hope […]
Region 16 will be co-sponsoring an evening with Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig on November 21. For more information click here.