- First Time Campus Administrator's Academy
First Time Campus Administrators Academy provides a structured, systemic induction experience for first-time campus administrators, in order to meet the requirement noted in 19 TAC 241.25 (below). It assists administrators in developing effective leadership skills as they transition from preparation to practice. Four sessions will provide participants the opportunity to document and present the 7 strands of Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL): Curriculum and Instruction, Data gathering and analysis, Team Building, Effective Conferencing, Conflict Resolution, Teacher Coaching and Mentoring, and Goal Setting.
19 TAC 241.25:
(a) A principal or assistant principal employed for the first-time as a campus administrator (including the first time in the state) shall participate in an induction period of at least one year.
(b) The induction period should be a structured, systemic process for assisting the new principal or assistant principal in further developing skills in guiding the everyday operation of a school, adjusting to the particular culture of a school district, and developing a personal awareness of self in the campus administrator role. Mentoring support must be an integral component of the induction period.
- 2022 8th Grade College and Career Day
8th grade students will spend half of their day at Region 16 hearing from professionals regarding occupations that are in high demand in the Texas Panhandle. The students will spend the other half of their day touring West Texas A&M University. Lunch will be provided by WT on their campus. This day is being provided in partnership with the P-16 Council, No Limits, No Excuses (NLNE), West Texas A&M University, and Region 16.
- 2022 Panhandle STEM Conference
This two-day conference is a partnership between Region 16, Region 17 and WTAMU. The conference will be held at Region 16 ESC in Amarillo, will bring together K-12 STEM educators from across the Panhandle South Plains, and surrounding areas. Participants will also attend multiple breakout sessions in STEM areas.
There will be a $35 registration fee paid by either PO #, credit card, or check directly to Region 16 ESC
*** Checks should be sent to: Tara Franklin, PSC, Region 16 ESC 5800 Bell Street Amarillo, TX 79109