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 Catalog: Wednesday October 21, 2020
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 233244-Six Weeks Planning with TEKS Resource System for 6th and 7th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 233245-Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 6th and 7th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM 254480-Public Funds Investment Training
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255655-Public Funds Investment Training
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 256136-Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 2nd Grade Math
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Thursday 10/1/2020
Day 2- G/T Online: Assessing the Needs of G/T Students
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Day 3- G/T Online: Differentiating Curriculum for G/T Students
Online Location Site, Online Location
In this e-course, you will learn about traditional methods of reaching gifted students as well as n...

Day 4- G/T Online: Designing Instruction for G/T Students
Online Location Site, Online Location

Day 5- G/T Online: Setting Standards for Success of G/T Students
Online Location Site, Online Location

G/T Six-Hour Update- G/T Online: Administrator/Counselor Training
Online Location Site, Online Location

In this e-course, pa...

G/T Six-Hour Update- G/T Online: Foundations of Gifted Education
Online Location Site, Online Location

In this e-course, participants will learn how giftedness and serv...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 8th Grade Science
Online Location Site, Online Location
Instructional Planning with the IFD for 8th Grade Science
Online Location Site, Online Location
Excel for Beginners
Online Location Site, Online Location
To make things less stressful excel can change a sometimes unpleasant job duty into something that ...

Friday 10/2/2020
Virtual PD - Reading by Design Bridge Training Day 2
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test
Online Location Site, Online Location
This session will prepare participants to be successful on passing the Bilingual Target Language Pr...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for Biology
Online Location Site, Online Location
Instructional Planning with the IFD for Biology
Online Location Site, Online Location
Verification - National School Lunch Program
Online Location Site, Online Location
Verification Process of Free/Reduced Applications

Saturday 10/3/2020
Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test
Online Location Site, Online Location
This session will prepare participants to be successful on passing the Bilingual Target Language Pr...

Monday 10/5/2020
Using Mystery Science as a K-5 Digital Resource
Online Location Site, Online Location

It's no mystery that teachers are on the hunt for digital resources!  Join us as Mystery Sc...

T-PESS Texas Principal Evaluation Support System
Region 08 ESC, 500 - TETN 5

Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS) is open to administrators who will be imp...

Unpacking the New ELAR TEKS
Online Location Site, Online Location
This ...

Virtual PD - Legal Update Discipline
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
This workshop is designed to inform participants of legal updates and requirements regarding the di...

Unpacking the New ELAR TEKS
Online Location Site, Online Location
This ...

Tuesday 10/6/2020
Virtual PD - Food Co-Op Training (Processing/Purchasing)
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Specific training for Food Service Directors in all aspects of Commodity Processing & Food Purc...

Let's Write a PLAAFP
Online Location Site, Online Location

In this session we will use data to write a PLAAFP for special education students.

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Virtual PD - Tuesday's Tech-Bytes: Google Classroom Tips & Tricks
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Let's look at some tips and tricks for Google Classroom.  Are you using Classroom to meet the ...

Wednesday 10/7/2020
Primary Ancillary Training 2020 (2-Day)
Online Location Site, Online Location

The Primary/Ancillary Examiner team approach to bilingual testing provides an alternative for sc...

Thursday 10/8/2020
Social Studies: All About Texas-Grades 4 and 7 Strategies for a Problem-Based Learning Approach to make Texas History Fun and Engaging
Online Location Site, Online Location

This workshop will focus on TEKS aligned activities and strategies to make Texas History more fu...

Getting Nerdy! - Secondary Science Safety Training
Online Location Site, Online Location
Join us for a virtual self - paced overview of science safety. We are offering a 3 hour training th...

TETN: Starr Alt updates
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Virtual PD G/T Day 3 Differentiating the Curriculum for GT Students (Clarksville ISD MOU)
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Day 3 GT Training for Clarksville ISD (MOU)

Eligibility Guidance
Online Location Site, Online Location

Eligibility Guidance

TETN STAAR ALT
Region 08 ESC, 400 - TETN 4
TETN STAAR ALT

Friday 10/9/2020
Best Practice for the Use of Standardized Assessment Tools for Speech-Language Evaluations with Considerations for Remote Administration
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Food Service Directors Round Table
Online Location Site, Online Location

This workshop wil...

TxCAN October Monthly TEA Instructional Guides & Resources
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Saturday 10/10/2020
CACFP ANNUAL TRAINING FOR CEs AND STAFF
Online Location Site, Online Location
This online training covers Civil Rights, Record Keeping Requirements, NDL, Income Eligibility Form...

Monday 10/12/2020
ARD Manager Mondays
Online Location Site, Online Location
Join us on Mondays for a brief topic overview and Q&A session on topics related to the ARD me...

Tuesday 10/13/2020
Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 6th Grade ELAR
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Administrative Review
Online Location Site, Online Location
This session is for contracting entities in the School Nutrition Program who are undergoing the Adm...

DMAC for ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
Instructional Planning with the IFD for 6th Grade ELAR
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Eduphoria - Creating an ELAR Assessment
Online Location Site, Online Location
Let's Write an IEP Goal
Online Location Site, Online Location
Learn the Four Components of an IEP Goal and be able to Write IEP goals that align to the State Mon...

Virtual PD - Tuesday's Tech-Bytes: Seesaw Activities
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Let's look at how to make any activity in the library our own.  We will also work on creating ...

Wednesday 10/14/2020
Instructional Planning with IFD for 4th Grade ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
 Instructional Planning ...

Virtual PD - CIRCLE preschool Foundations Training
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

CIRCLE preschool Foundations Training is an interactive professional development session for te...

Food Co-Op Meeting-Purchasing and Procurement 2410,2420,3320,3330,2450
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Food Co-Op Meeting-Purchasing and Procurement 2410,2420,3320,3330,2450

Building the Teacher Leader Academy
Region 08 ESC, 300 - 3rd Floor Conference Center
Teacher leadership is about increasing pathways and opportunities for teachers to exercise leadersh...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 4th Grade ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS...

Smart Snacks
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Wellness Policy
Online Location Site, Online Location
The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act requires each local educational agency participating in the Nation...

Direct Certification
Online Location Site, Online Location
How to find and use the Direct Certification Report.

Virtual PD - ESSA Random Validation Process for 2020-2021
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Participants will be provided an overview o...

AAC App for Classroom Participation
Online Location Site, Online Location

This is an easy-to-u...

Thursday 10/15/2020
Virtual PD - District Testing Coordinator Assessment Training
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

First Time Superintendent's Academy
Region 08 ESC, 117 - Bowie

First-time Superintendent's (including the first time in the state) shall participate in a one-y...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 7th Grade ELAR
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Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 7th Grade ELAR

Instructional Planning with the IFD for 7th Grade ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
Instructional Planning with the IFD ...

Friday 10/16/2020
Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for K-2 ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS...

Virtual PD - T-PESS Appraiser UPDATE Training (NEW, UPDATED RUBRIC)
PEWITT CISD, PEWITT EL

Instructional Planning with the IFD for K-2 ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
Instructional Planning with t...

Virtual PD - Fun Ways to Use Tar Heel Reader
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Monday 10/19/2020
ARD Manager Mondays
Online Location Site, Online Location
Join us on Mondays for a brief topic overview and Q&A session on topics related to the ARD me...

Six Week Planning with TEKS Resource System for 8th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

K-8 Science Project Learning Tree
Online Location Site, Online Location

Join us for this online session to experience and model several Project Learning Tree activities...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for English III & IV
Online Location Site, Online Location

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 8th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Food Production Records - NSLP
Online Location Site, Online Location
This course will provide basic principles for com...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for English III & IV
Online Location Site, Online Location

Tuesday 10/20/2020
Six Weeks Planning with TEKS Resource System for 11th grade social studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Within man...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 4th Grade Science
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session 2

6 Weeks Deep Dive With TEKS Resource System for English I & II
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Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 11th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Instructional Planning with the IFD for 4th Grade Science
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session 2

6 Weeks Deep Dive With TEKS Resource System for English I & II
Online Location Site, Online Location
New Counselor Cohort
Online Location Site, Online Location
Are you new to your role as a school counselor?  Join us for 3 sessions to explore best practi...

TETN:TSNAP Zoom
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session 4
Virtual PD - Tuesday's Tech-Bytes: Creative Assessments
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Need new ways for exit tickets, formative assessments, summative assessment, or just check-ins?&nbs...

Wednesday 10/21/2020
Public Funds Investment Training
Online Location Site, Online Location
Public Funds Investment Training

Public Funds Investment Training
Online Location Site, Online Location
Public Funds Investment Training

Six Weeks Planning with TEKS Resource System for 6th and 7th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

This morning session is desig...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 2nd Grade Math
Online Location Site, Online Location
Within many of our districts, teachers are alone in planning instruction for their grade level.&nbs...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 6th and 7th Grade Social Studies
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

This afternoon session is designed to ...

Thursday 10/22/2020
Virtual PD - District Testing Coordinator Assessment Training
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 5th Grade Science
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

CACFP Feeding Infants During Their First Year (Oh Baby!)
Online Location Site, Online Location
TETN: Accessibility Updates
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session 4

This TEA Student Assessment presentation will provide updates to districts and Education Service...

Instructional Planning with the IFD for 5th Grade Science
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Virtual PD- Essential Tools of the Trade Day 2
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
Essential Tools of the Trade (ETT) is a tool developed by Texas School for the Blind and Visually I...

Friday 10/23/2020
Virtual PD - Got Grad Questions?
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Virtual PD - Sheltered Instruction in Grades K-2
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
This workshop will help participants unders...

Early Childhood: Emergent Literacy Reading
Online Location Site, Online Location
This session is for General Education and Special Education teachers who teach Early Childhood.&nbs...

Virtual PD - Adapted Literature TxCAN Resource
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session
C...

Virtual PD - Literacy Collaborative Year 2
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

This will be year two of the Reading Literacy Collaborative.&n...

Monday 10/26/2020
ARD Manager Mondays
Online Location Site, Online Location
Join us on Mondays for a brief topic overview and Q&A session on topics related to the ARD me...

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 8th Grade ELAR
Region 08 ESC, Zoom Session

Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 6th Grade Science
Online Location Site, Online Location
Six Weeks Deep Dive with TEKS Resource System for 5th Grade Math
Online Location Site, Online Location
Within many of our districts, teachers are alone in planning instruction for their grade level.&nbs...

T-TESS Virtual Instruction Rubric
Online Location Site, Online Location

If the district’s appraisal timeline allows, it is recommended that district appraisers us...

Teacher Flix: Instructional Strategies for a Variety of Classroom Settings and Situations
Online Location Site, Online Location
This 3 part course will be provided at a participant-led pace via Canvas. The first module has 3 vi...

Instructional Planning with the IFD for 8th Grade ELAR
Region 08 ESC, iPad Cart

Instructional Planning with the IFD for 6th Grade Science
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Instructional Planning with the IFD for 8th Grade ELAR
Online Location Site, Online Location
8th Grade ELAR

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