- Leadership Fusion
The Leadership Fusion Summit for School Leaders is an annual event which features national speakers who are at the forefront of educational leadership. Topics vary each year, drawing on best practices from the field in the areas of school improvement, change management, communication, accountability, vision, culture and climate and team building. Leaders will acquire new learning, adding to their skillset and thus preparing them for effective campus and district leadership.
- Effective Schools Conference
This conference is provided to campus and district staff who will learn best practices for high achieving, effective schools. A variety of sessions and speakers may be offered from current practitioners, researchers in the field and Region 4 specialists.
- Region 4 Social Studies Virtual Conference
Join other social studies professionals in this one-day conference exploring general, grade level, and content-specific best practices for the 21st century social studies classroom. Strands may include the major themes in social studies, instructional strategies that address the needs of all learners, differentiation, technology applications, and sound assessment.
- Regional School Safety Virtual Summit 2021
Join Region 4’s Safe & Healthy Schools and Crime Stoppers of Houston Safe School Institute for this 2 day virtual summit on school safety! Topics will include: human trafficking, trauma informed care, transportation, facilities, drug alcohol issues, school health nursing, gangs, internet safety, mental health, juvenile justice, restorative practices, domestic violence, response to active shooter, threat assessment, and many others.
This summit is open to school-based law enforcement, school administrators, teachers, counselors, emergency management, safety personnel, and community partners with interest in school safety.
*Special Virtual Community Event: Join us for a virtual visit with first responder agencies. Come see what resources are available for your school/community events.
- Signing Exact English (SEE) Skillshop
This week-long workshop for adult learners is designed to meet the needs of beginning as well as advanced users of Signing Exact English. Participants will improve their expressive and receptive signing skills, sign vocabulary, visual features of sign language, and song and storytelling techniques. All skill levels will be addressed through intensive work in level-matched small groups. Recent research findings on the effectiveness of Signing Exact English will also be presented. Session materials and costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.
- Summer Institute- Section 504/ADA
Attend this one day session to hear from leading national experts about how Section 504/ADA have been interpreted by the courts through recent case law. Learn about similarities and differences among these federal laws and effective ways to identify and serve students under Section 504/ADA. Session and materials costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.