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SAVE THE DATE! Excellence In Education Summer Conference

Your vision is to change the world one child at a time. This conference will help you bring FOCUS and action to that vision with a classroom designed for student success.

Posted Date: 05/04/2018

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Junior Master Gardener Workshop - growing good kids

Program is K-8 TEKS aligned and equips teachers to effectively lead students through hands-on natural science modules packed full of make-and-takes. July 18th.

Posted Date: 05/22/2018

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TEKS Resource System Trainings: A Roadmap For Success

Two workshops are coming your way to get you ready for the 2018-2019 school year! TEKS RS 101 is on the horizon for June 11th and Planning With IFD is on the calendar for July 27th. Please join us!

Posted Date: 05/08/2018

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2018 Child Nutrition Summer Conference

"PATHWAY TO SUCCESS" | Please join us at Region 8 July 11th & 12th.

Posted Date: 05/02/2018

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TECH TOOLS For Elementary Science & Social Studies

Are you looking for some of the best websites, apps, and tools to engage your elementary students in Science and Social Studies? If so, then join us! June 29th.

Posted Date: 03/08/2018

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Tech Training For The Savvy Or Not So Savvy Secondary Science Teachers

Come learn how to incorporate QUIZLET LIVE, Google KEEP, Quiver, Google Auto Draw, Elements in 4D, and much more into your classroom as a way to engage student learners. July 9th.

Posted Date: 03/05/2018

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STEM Teacher Externships: Please read flyer for more information!

Teacher externships help connect your classroom to the industry in your community. This grant will give you an opportunity to get hands-on experience that will enrich your classroom instruction.

Posted Date: 03/08/2018

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What Do You Mean Take "THOSE" kids to the SCIENCE LAB?

Have you lost your love for the lab? If so, this is the workshop for you! July 13th.

Posted Date: 03/08/2018

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Carbon & Climate and Tree Trails: Grades 6-8

Join the Project Learning Tree staff for an educationally sound project that gets kids outside and active in the environment. Participants will follow an educational trail based on trees. July 16th.

Posted Date: 03/06/2018

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K-5 Science: Charting With The Chicks

This session will focus on how to implement anchor charts, content walls, and interactive bulletin boards to increase student engagement while building student capacity for the science TEKS. July 19th

Posted Date: 03/08/2018

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Argument Driven Inquiry For Physical Science

This session is limited to 22 participants and each will receive the NSTA Publication called Argument Driven Inquiry for Physical Science Grades 6-8. July 20th.

Posted Date: 03/05/2018

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Pre-K Institute: Tired of Tricky Transitions and Emotional Meltdowns?

Elizabeth Anspach will demonstrate how engaging music-and-movement activities can be used to promote positive social and emotional skills. Must attend both days to receive credit. July 24th & 25th.

Posted Date: 02/13/2018

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Project Learning Tree: K-8 Science

Join us for this active, hands-on TEKS-based session! Participants will experience PLT lessons that inspire critical thinking about complex environmental issues. July 30th.

Posted Date: 03/08/2018

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Behavior Blitz - Day 1 Welcomes Dr. Randy Sprick

Dr. Sprick is a renowned expert on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). He will share his insights on multi-tiered systems of support for behavior. August 1st.

Posted Date: 03/13/2018

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TEKS Resource System Conference July 31 - August 2, 2018!

Please join us in San Antonio at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center to hear Kim Thomas, 2016 Illinois Teacher of the Year. Come learn how to lead the way to student success for your district!

Posted Date: 01/03/2018


Bill Ratliff Academy for School Executives where

"Quality Makes the Difference"

Application Deadline has been extended to February 1, 2018!

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