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Virtual PD - 6-8 Science TEKS Review Focus Group
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Region 8 Education Service Center (ESC) is pleased to extend an invitation to you to participate in a focus group to discuss feedback on proposed changes to the kindergarten through grade 8 (K–8) Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for science.


The State Board of Education (SBOE) is responsible for the review and revision of the TEKS. The SBOE’s TEKS review and revision process calls for ESCs to solicit feedback from educators in their regions on proposed revisions to the TEKS during the review. The science TEKS review process began in January 2020. Work groups were convened beginning in February 2020 to begin developing recommendations for revisions to the TEKS. TEA is currently asking ESCs to collect feedback on draft recommendations for the K–8 TEKS from two work groups—Work Group C: Grades 6–8 and Work Group E: Kindergarten–Grade 5. Feedback from the ESC focus groups will be submitted to TEA and provided to the SBOE in advance of the June 2021 SBOE meeting.


Region 8 will be convening focus groups to collect feedback on the proposed changes to the K-8 science TEKS. The focus group will be conducted virtually, on May 18th, 2021 at 9:00 AM. We will meet from 9:00 to 12:00. Before attending this meeting, you will need to review your grade levels proposed new TEKS. You will receive a zoom link prior to the meeting, through your email.


Focus group meetings will begin with an overview of the TEKS review process and the draft recommendations for the K–8 TEKS for science. Focus group participants will respond to a series of questions to collect feedback

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Credits Available:
(3) CPE
(3) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
$150.00 (Login to See CO-OP Pricing)
Contact Person:
Nancy Folsom
Callie Burris
Date Time Location
5/18/2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom Session, Online Course
Region 8 Education Service Center | 4845 US Highway 271 N | Pittsburg TX 75686 | 903-572-8551 | Map/Directions

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