Region 4 District Advancement Champions understand the unique challenges educators must overcome, and we want you to know that we’ve got your back with high-quality resources, support, and guidance to ensure your success.
In each issue of the Region 4 Insider, we share brief descriptions of opportunities to advance your craft. Register for your favorites today!
Instructional Technology Leadership Academy
October 18, 2023
Join us for an immersive day of learning for instructional technology leaders, teachers, and librarians. Presenters from Adobe, Wakelet, and FriedTech will share actionable ways to foster student engagement. Breakfast and lunch are included. Learn more and register here.
and School Safety Expo
October 19, 2023
The Expo will offer targeted and timely instructional tracks designed to equip you with additional tools for your school safety systems. The Expo will also highlight a large range of school safety vendors and dynamic speakers.
This event will be provided free of charge. Learn more and register here.
Early Childhood Fall Series
Starting October 18, 2023
Dive into our fall workshop series, crafted to equip pre-K and kindergarten teachers in general and special education settings with strategies to create a lasting impact on young learners. Learn more and register here.
Counselor Leader Series
Starting October 30, 2023
Calling all school counselor leaders and aspiring leaders! Are you ready to take your counseling program to the next level, fine-tune your skills, and lead with confidence? Join our series and empower your journey toward leadership excellence. Learn more and register here.
October 24, 2023
Join other science educators for a 1-day science conference to explore K–12 instructional strategies, assessment, and technology applications in science. Participate in research-based student learning strategies that integrate inquiry investigation with hands-on activities, collaborative and cooperative methods, and the 5E instructional model. Learn more and register here.
Science of Teaching Reading Speaker Series
November 2, 2023
Dr. Heidi Mesmer presents “How to Teach Big Words to Young Readers: Decoding, Understanding, and Spelling Multisyllabic, Multi-Morphemic Words.”
Learn more and register.
National Presenter Series
for Inclusive Practices
November 7, 2023
Explore a series of sessions designed to address the needs of diverse learners. Session topics include high-leverage PBIS strategies, summarization techniques, support for paraprofessionals, and how to overcome learning challenges. Learn more and register here.
November 14, 2023
Every educator needs a coach, but not everyone needs to be coached the same. Expand your instructional coaching repertoire and learn how to best help teachers build their instructional capacity. Learn more and register here.
Fall Teacher Job Fair
November 14, 2023
Are you looking for a change? Region 4 and the Texas Workforce Commission invite you to join us for our first job fair of the year!
Texas school districts, charter schools, and private schools will be there to recruit candidates for all teaching positions and levels. Learn more and register for this FREE event here.
November 28, 2023
Save the date for this interactive event developed for school administrators. Session topics include:
- Creating Positive Organizational Change
- Navigating Conflict
- Harnessing Innovation
Learn more and register.
December 7, 2023
Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based information designed for working with emergent bilingual (EB) students.
Learn more about the conference, including details about our featured speakers, here.
January 20, 2024
Join other mathematics educators for this 1-day conference focused on creating meaningful mathematics experiences and effective learning possibilities for every math student. Learn more and register here.
Campus Testing Coordinator Academy
January 24, 2024
Set sail for the Campus Testing Coordinator Academy: Jungle Cruise Adventure! Embark on a journey to sharpen your skills, make invaluable connections, and chart a course for success in the world of campus testing! The call for presenters is still open. Early bird registration closes November 3. Learn more and register here.
The Texas Education Exchange is days away from availability to districts and charter schools across Texas. Our launch will bring together multiple years of planning and research and a year of design and development. The initial release of The Exchange delivers essential data infrastructure services, including an Onboarding Wizard and technical admin console, our online community, and administrator and educator dashboards. These tools help districts streamline systems so schools and educators can stay focused on what matters: helping students succeed.
The Exchange is free to all Texas districts and charter schools during the 2023–2024 school year. Please feel free to contact us to learn more about The Exchange.
Region 4 offers products and services designed to maximize student academic outcomes, including students at risk of not meeting challenging state academic assessment standards. These resources provide opportunities for continuous improvement planning and instructional best practices aligned to the TEA Strategic Priorities.
View our current instructional resources by subject area at esc4.net/products. For more information, or to set up customized professional development, contact us today.