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  1. Virtual Resiliency Conference

    Wow-what a year!!  The global pandemic, social change, AND the snowpocalypse. We also can not ignore the everyday stressors of day-to-day living.  We have survived an unbelievable year. In education, we band together, support each other, and move forward despite the challenges.  The Resiliency Conference is a special day to acknowledge the capacity of educators to be resilient.  Most importantly, your wellness matters.

    The Resiliency Conference is an opportunity to expand upon your knowledge with magnificent strategies to continue building resilience in yourself.  The conference will begin with our phenomenal Keynote Ben Nemtin and powerful plenary presenter Principal Kafele. Both presenters will focus on the power of positive actions to bounce back and become even more resilient. Come and enjoy the great breakout sessions that will focus on practical self-care and self-compassion strategies to enhance your daily practices, as well as support your well-being. 

    The second day (separate registration) is for administrators to hear from other administrators on how they creatively and intentionally created a multitiered system of support for educators' wellness on their campuses or in their district. 

    WHEN EDUCATORS ARE WELL… STUDENTS WILL BE WELL, and students will learn from our actions.

    Important Information


    The Resiliency Conference is two days (separate registration session numbers)

    Virtual Resiliency Conference June 23, 2021, 8:00 – 3:30 pm Session # 1595816

    Virtual Resiliency Conference Administrators: Building a Multitiered System for Resiliency in Educators  June 24, 2021, 8:30 – 3:30 pm  Session 1595822

    Additional learning opportunity to build resiliency is the Sky Breathwork and Wellness for Educators.  July 19 (2.5 hours), July 20 (2.0 hours) and July 21 (2.0 hours)  Session 1599704

    Important Note:
    Registration Deadline June 14, 2021

    These sessions are virtual. Prior to the each session, participants will receive an email with information regarding how to access the event. Participants should ensure the correct email is on file to ensure receipt of the login information.

    Each session will have a separate registration and notification.

    E-mail:register at OR Phone:713.744.6326

    LEARN MORE about our speakers and breakout sessions:


  2. Special Education Directors Leadership Network

    Review current national, state, regional, and local information on educating students with disabilities, legal mandates, and initiatives in the area of special education. Attendees will have the opportunity to take information back to their Local Education Agency (district/charter) to share for implementation.

    Registration is limited to special education administrators or their designee in district and charter schools in the Region 4 Education Service Center area. If you are a special education administrator outside of the Region 4 area, please contact Cynthia Barrett, Ph.D., Director, Special Education Department at

  3. CACFP Adult Day Care Workshop
    The CACFP Adult Day Care (ADC) Workshop is a training geared toward Contracting Entities (CEs) that operate adult day cares in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.  Participants can register for one or more sessions to help meet their training requirements. 

  4. Region 4 Bilingual ESL Conference (Virtual)
    Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based information designed for working with English Learners (ELs). Presentations will be framed around culturally relevant topics that impact the affective, linguistic, and cognitive domains of ELs. Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology.

  5. Region 4 Dyslexia Conference
    This annual conference features various sessions in relation to dyslexia, including research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others.

7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, TX 77092-2096 |
McKinney Conference Center:
7200 Northwest 100 Drive | Houston, TX 77092
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   7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, TX 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708
   McKinney Conference Center: 7200 Northwest 100 Drive |    Houston, TX 77092