ESC2 Banner

 
1-ql_header.jpg



PDF Downloads
Refund Policy v2.25
Declined Payment Resolution
Conference Multi-Enroll Directions
   
Search Results
Registration Cart: 0 items

  1. Curriculum Directors Meeting
    Directors from Region 2 will meet regularly throughout the school year to share legislative updates, professional development opportunities, and network with one another.

    This is a closed meeting designed for Region 2 Curriculum Directors only.



  2. Special Education Directors Meeting
    Meeting relating to special education topics for Region 2's special education directors.  Legislative updates, legal updates and professional development opportunities will be shared. 

    This is a closed meeting designed for Region 2 Special Education Directors only.



  3. VI/O&M Networking
    Participants will discuss state, regional and district concerns and needs for students with visual impairments, in addition to necessary training and events to support our regional schools in core content areas and expanded core curriculum areas.

  4. Networking Evaluation Advisory Team Meeting
    During this training, participants will receive updated guidance provided by TEA addressing Child Find, Evaluation and ARD supports. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss state wide, region wide and district wide concerns and needs as well as network with regional peers.  

  5. My Rights as a Parent of a Child with a Disability
    The focus of this workshop is to provide parents/guardians of a child with disability information about Special Education. Participants will learn about their rights during the referral and assessment process. They will also learn about being a team member of the Admission Review and Dismissal (ARD) committee meeting. Parents/guardians will have the opportunity to view statewide resources that assist them in becoming active members of the ARD committee meeting and planning for their child's educational career.

  6. Webinar 5: Writing FIE Recommendations Staff Will Read (AND Use)! - Dr. Andrea Ogonosky
    Have you ever been frustrated that your FIE recommendations are being overlooked or not used? This session will focus on aligning and streamlining recommendations to multiple sourced data in a way that is efficient, effective, and judged to be useful by staff working with struggling learners.

  7. Webinar 6: Speech and Language Evaluation for Young Ells - Dr. Jyutika Mehta & Pam Sepulvado
    The goal of this session is to provide a framework for designing effective, evidence-based evaluation and intervention for Ells/non-English speaking children receiving speech and language services. Appropriate therapy goals and objectives will be discussed, with emphasis on decision-making strategies for which language and communication areas to target.

  8. Treasuring Our Paraprofessionals (TOPs)

    This three-day training will prepare paraprofessionals to assist in instruction of reading, writing and mathematics.  Additional topics include classroom management and diversity awareness.  Attendance of all three days and the passing grade of 70% or higher on a cumulative assessment are required for a certificate of completion.

    Payment in full is required one week before the start of class. For questions concerning payment, please email ‘workshop@esc2.net’.

  9. Moving 504ward Meeting
     A networking opportunity for all 504 coordinators, school counselors, Dyslexia specialists, Dyslexia teachers and Dyslexia evaluators to discuss legal updates, hot topics and share resources and data to support best practices and issues that may arise in 504.  

  10. 28th Annual Texas Autism Conference
    The goal of the 28th Annual Texas Autism Conference is to provide parents, educators, and campus leadership with strategies, resources, tools, and evidence-based practices in the education and service of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The conference will include a general keynote address, breakout sessions, and a parent panel discussion.  The event also provides networking opportunities for conference participants to exchange successes, challenges and ideas on how to increase student performance and success in life.

    Sponsored by the Texas Education Agency and coordinated by the Education Service Center, Region 2

    The conference will be held August 6-7, 2020 at Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, Texas.
    Map Link

    Make checks payable to:

    Education Service Center, Region 2
    Attention: Registrar
    209 North Water Street
    Corpus Christi, TX 78401

    For more information about this event please visit the following website: http://txautism.esc2.net

    The conference is open to educators and other professionals who work with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as well as parents of students with ASD.

    Cancellation and Payment Policy:

    Please visit the following website: https://txautism.esc2.net/content/cancellation-refund-policy


    Online registration ends Sunday, 8/2/2020 @ 4:00p. On-site check-in available as per the schedule below.
    • Wed, 08/5/2020 -- 5:30p to 7:00p
    • Thu, 08/06/2019 -- 7:30a to 5:00p
    Click Here for Livestream registration details.

  11. Reframe Your Thinking! Teach the Learner, NOT the Label

    Why do we have to do this?  Why do I need to do that?  What we do in our classrooms makes an impact on how our students learn.  This workshop will deepen your understanding of the working theory of why students need specific accommodations and how incorporating them will help your students to be successful in your classroom.

  12. Leaving a Clear Trail
    This is a training to provide school personnel and other interested stakeholders with an understanding of the relationship among educational records that provide documentation of a student's individual accomplishments, achievements, and courses taken while in high school. 

  13. FIE's, ARD'S, IEP'S & BIP'S OH MY!!! A Comprehensive Guide to the ARD Process.

    Parents/guardians have a critical role in the Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) committee meeting process. But so do you!  This session will provide participants with information within the development of an Individualized Education Program (IEP) at an Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Meeting. We will discuss ARD do’s and don’ts as well as provide useful tools for fostering a successful, comprehensive ARD that can be legally defended.  The intended audience are members of the ARD committee team who are responsible for facilitating the IEP process, but other personnel, including parents, and students are eoncouraged to participate.


  14. Who's Down With SPP?? (Indicator 11) Yeah, You Know, Me! Tips and Tools.

    Any student aged 3-21 for whom a verbal or written request for a full and individual initial evaluation (FIIE) was received (prior written notice must be provided in each request and in compliance with CFR §300.503) is included only once in a. regardless of how many times a request and prior written notice is given.  Yearlong documentation is required.  Participants will walk away with a better understanding of proper documentation, creating a functional timeline and a deeper understanding of how to maintain compliance. 

    THIS IS A ZOOM WEBINAR FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OFFICE.

  15. Pathways to Adulthood
    TxP2P Pathways to Adulthood provides transition support, information and education for families of children with disabilities, chronic illness and other special health care needs.

  16. ESC2 Inclusive Education Symposium

    ESC2 is committed to supporting and building capacity of those who lead, teach or serve students with disabilities.

    The Inclusive Education Symposium provides comprehensive, evidence-based information to assist educators in developing effective programming for all students with disabilities.


  17. Math for All! Designing Inclusive Mathematics Learning Environments – Whole Number Addition and Subtraction, Kindergarten – Grade 3

    Through hands-on activities aligned to Kindergarten - Grade 3 mathematics standards, participants will explore how cognitive processes, associated with disabilities including dyslexia and related disorders, impact the learning of whole number addition and subtraction. In this session, participants will build knowledge and understanding of how to utilize the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework to proactively identify and address instructional and environmental barriers.  Participants will learn how to design instructional supports, including assistive technology, to accommodate the impact of the disability in order to improve student achievement in mathematics.

    This session was developed by the Inclusion in Texas Network in collaboration with the Texas Education Agency.


  18. Literacy for All! Designing Inclusive Literacy Learning Environments – Foundational Literacy Skills, Kindergarten – Grade 12 (focus on grades 4-12)

    Many students in grades 4-12 lack proficiency in foundational reading skills.  This is the reason many older students cannot comprehend text.  This session addresses the needs of those students. 

    During the first day, participants will delve deeply into the science of teaching reading. On day 2, through hands-on activities aligned to Kindergarten - Grade 5 ELAR standards, participants will explore how cognitive processes, associated with disabilities including dyslexia and related disorders, impact the learning of foundational literacy skills.   Participants will build knowledge and understanding of how to utilize the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework to proactively identify and address instructional and environmental barriers.  Participants will learn how to design instructional supports, including assistive technology, to accommodate for the impact of the disability in order to improve student achievement in reading.

    This session was developed by the Inclusion in Texas Network in collaboration with the Texas Education Agency and is aligned with the HB 3 Reading Academies.  K-3 educators must still attend the HB 3 Reading Academies to meet the requirements of that legislation.


  19. The Differentiated Monitoring and Support: TEA SPED Monitoring Self-Assessment
    This session will introduce participants to TEA’s Differentiated Monitoring and Support (DMS) system for special education monitoring. Participants will gain an understanding of the required elements of special education monitoring, including the types and purposes of special education reviews and LEA may experience through the DMS system. Participants will engage in a deeper look into the LEA self-assessment, explore sources of evidence, guiding questions, compliance/strategy items, and quality levels and be able to complete the self-assessment and support ongoing LEA improvement efforts.

  20. G/T 30 Hour Training - Day 1 of 5 (Nature and Needs)
    This is Day 1 of the 30 hours required for teachers of gifted students. Participants will learn about the cognitive, social and emotional characteristics of gifted students.

  21. G/T 30 Hour Training - Day 2 of 5 (Identification and Assessment)
    This is day 2 of the 30 hours required of teachers of gifted students. Participants will learn about methods of assessment that help accurately identify the needs of gifted students in a district.

  22. G/T 30 Hour Training - Day 3 of 5 (Differentiating Instruction)
    This is day 3 of the 30 hours required for teachers of gifted students. Participants will learn about what differentiation truly means and what it should look like for gifted students.

  23. G/T 30 Hour Training - Day 4 of 5 (Designing Curriculum)

    This is day 4 of 30 hours required of teachers of gifted students. Participants will learn about the Texas Performance standards Project and other innovative and practical ways to design appropriately challenging curricula for gifted students.


  24. G/T 30 Hour Training - Day 5 of 5 (Setting Standards)
    This is day 5 of the 30 hour required training of teachers of gifted students. Participants will learn about assessment used to measure student growth and the quality of a district's services for gifted students.

  25. State Performance Plan Indicator 14

    The State Performance Plan Indicator 14 (SPPI-14) is now a state reporting feature in the Texas Student Data System (TSDS).  The TSDS Core Application will include the SPPI-14 collection.  The SPPI-14 collection will be used to gather data for students with disabilities enrolled in grades 9-12 who have exited a local education agency (LEA) and have a leaver record with certain leaver codes as reported in the 2019-2020 PEIMS Fall submission.  This data will be used to inform stakeholders, such as educators, parents, and legislators, about the effectiveness of educational programs and student outcomes for youth who are no longer in secondary school and had an Individual Education Program (IEP) in effect at the time they left school in accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(B).  The SPPI-14 data collection will be made available to LEAs to submit student level data in the 2019-2020 school year.

    The SPPI-14 data collection will be  available beginning September 9, 2019 and continuing through March 5, 2020.



  26. Transition Program Development
    Education Service Center Region 2 will provide technical assistance to facilitate program development.

  27. Student-Centered Transition Network
    Education Service Center, Region 2  provides training and technical assistance to help increase Local Education Agency (LEA) transition services, knowledge and skills. 


209 North Water St.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401-2528
phone: (361)561-8400 fax:(361)883-3442