Timely Information and Resources for Region 11 Schools

June 10, 2015

ESC Today is published twice a month on the first and third Wednesdays.

SUMMER HOURS: Closed at 12 noon each Friday.

Please take a few minutes to watch the video below about Trent, one of the ESC Region 11 Student Ambassadors. Find out more about the need for Student Ambassadors in the Seeking Student Ambassadors section of this newsletter.

Trent Gaston - Student Panel Prime Conference Video

Food Trucks on the Scene in June & July

Are you planning to be at the ESC building in June or July? We'll have food trucks on the scene several times during the month. Join the food truck fun for a convenient lunch option. Here are the dates and the trucks that will be here:
  • June 18 - Crazy Burger, Holy Frijole
  • June 25 - Crazy Burger, Holy Frijole

  • July 9 - Rolling Stone (sliders/tacos), Geppetto's Pizza, Holy Frijole, Crazy Burger
  • July 14 - Rolling Stone, Geppetto's Holy Frijole, Crazy Burger
  • July 21 - Rolling Stone, Geppetto's Pizza, Holy Frijole, Crazy Burger
  • July 23 - Geppetto's Pizza, Holy Frijole
  • July 28 - Rolling Stone, Holy Frijole, Crazy Burger

The most current food truck dates, as well as menus, are available on the Calendar on the website. Click the Calendar button above the rotating images.

Administrators - Campus and Central Office

Surveys customized to meet your needs

ESC Region 11 offers specialized survey services that allow your district, campus, or charter to meet your total survey needs using a wide range of customized online or paper surveys. Options include customer satisfaction surveys, student/parent/community surveys, school safety surveys, training or course evaluations, and federal programs surveys. We provide detailed assistance in the design and development of the survey, as well as comprehensive data analysis and report preparation at a very reasonable cost. Check out the Survey Services website for more details.

Email or call for more information: Shari King, (817) 740-7633.

Math Teachers

Implementing the new math TEKS

As teachers continue to implement the new mathematics TEKS, ESC Region 11 Mathematics Initiative is working to develop and provide products and services to support student success. Many resources for both parents and teachers will be available online by the beginning of school, and additional grade level resources will continue to be added in the fall. As a training component of the ESC 11 Mathematics Initiative, STAARting with the TEKS Mathematics Academies for the Digital Age grades 2-3 and 4-5 will begin in July. This fall, these academies for grades 2-3 and 4-5 will be repeated, and academies for grades K-1, 6, 7, and 8 will begin.

Download the flier for additional information.

Seeking Student Leaders

ESC Region 11's Digital Learning team is looking for a few more students from Region 11 to attend our PRIME Conference on August 7. The conference will feature a keynote panel of students, responding to questions. Educators will hear first-hand what students want learning to look and feel like. Students will also serve on a Student Think Tank to develop a project that can be the voice of our Future Ready students.

To nominate a student, obtain initial parent agreement, then complete this form. The team will follow up with parents for formal permission and request a 60-second video highlighting the student’s passion.

Meet Trent, one of ESC Region 11 Student Ambassadors. Take a minute to watch Trent's video now.

Teacher Preparation Program

Have you thought about earning your certification as a teacher? Our alternative certification program at ESC Region 11 can help you achieve your goal. A free information meeting is scheduled for June 16, 6-8 p.m., at the service center, located at 1451 South Cherry Lane, White Settlement, Texas.

The Teacher Preparation Program Fall Cohort begins August 25, and the registration deadline is July 31.

Closed Friday, July 3

ESC Region 11 will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the July 4th Independence Day holiday.

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