Summer 2017 Academies...........Have You Registered?
The summer is fast approaching, and the academies are filling up.  Have you registered?  Teachers in grades K-5, ESL, and Special Education are encouraged to attend.  The Literacy Achievement Academies will focus on the following:

Key Points
  • Word Study and Recognition
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Using Assessment Data to Inform Instruction
  • Special Emphasis on English Language Learners will be covered throughout each day

Each academy is 3 days and teachers who complete an academy will be entitled to a $350 stipend.  

There will be many opportunities for the Region 7 ESC to support you as you implement the strategies in your classroom next year in the format of webinars, cohorts, classroom visits, and coaching all personalized to your needs.  New for this year, is a session that will support the Reading Coaches, interventionists, and administrators at their respective campuses with follow up support.
Registration is up and ready.......................
The final approval of the K-5 ELAR TEKS are  close to be complete.  The scheduled implementation is the school year of 2019-2020.
 ELA TEKS Updates for more information.

Did you know that TEA has an online consortium of resources for Texas teachers.  There are complete lessons with the resources, online courses for all subject areas, and so much more.  
Check it Out @  Texas Gateway


Angela Venters
Elementary ELA Specialist / Dyslexia Contact
Region 7 ESC
1909 N Longview Street
Kilgore, TX 75662
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