Inclusive Services and Practices
Dear Region 16 Educators,
1. You are AMAZING!
2. You can do anything.
3. Positivity is a choice.
4. Celebrate your individuality.
5. You are prepared to succeed!
As we embark on a year like no other - remember, you are a teacher LIKE NO OTHER!
Region 16 SPED PLC: Planning for 2020 Unknown
Thursday, Oct. 15th, 3:30-5pm
This is an online event.
The PLC will take place once every six weeks.
Click HERE to register!
Have you heard about ACCOMMODATION CENTRAL??
Accommodation Central is a hub for all things accommodations in the state of Texas. Operated by Region 13 ESC, their mission is to provide everything you need in one place: accommodations that support student learning, relevant examples, steps for implementation, practical tips, and details about state testing allowability.
CLICK THE PICTURE ABOVE TO ACCESS THE SITE AND SUBSCRIBE!
Region 16 IS consultants have worked tirelessly to offer ONLINE sessions and courses to meet your professional development needs. Use the "Search" feature to customize your preferences. CLICK THE YELLOW BUTTON TO LEARN MORE!
Texas Education Agency outlines options for school districts to adjust 2020-21 calendar in response to COVID-19
According to a the agency's website, the TEA anticipates short-term disruptions to instruction and an increase in student absenteeism, with some students consistently absent due to COVID-19.
To minimize disruptions, the TEA has created school calendar scenarios that can adjust for learning loss. Projections show the possibility of a year’s worth of progress lost in math for students.
Needing support for your students with Autism? TSLAT is full of relevant virtual training and videos. Our very own Cynthia Davis, here at Region 16, can also help! Contact her at email@example.com.
Meet the Region 16 Special Education Staff!
Welcome to another school year!
We have a fantastic team of consultants ready to serve you, along with a few new faces.
Casey Tague - Administrative Assistant
Amy Duggan - Special Education Liaison
Beth Waddell - Low Incidence and Assistive Technology
Crissy McDaniel - Evaluation
Cynthia Davis - Early Childhood Special Education and Autism
Greg Johnston - Special Education Liaison
Haley Esters - Dyslexia and MTSS
Heidi Brewer - Inclusive Services and Practices
Jamie Webb - Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Kelisa Nelson - Coordinator
Sara Honea - Behavior
Winston Smith - Related Services (Orientation and Mobility)