Science Collaborative

Updates for the Region 9 Science Collaborative

Texoma Regional Math and Science Conference: June 9, 2016 at Region 9 ESC

It's not too early to make plans to attend the Math/Science Conference. This year the Amoeba Sisters will be our keynote speakers addressing students as creators and will provide breakout sessions.

​ Also, please consider sharing your great ideas with teachers across our region​. You ARE the experts and know what works best with students. Please submit your presentation proposal at:

Join the Region 9 Science Collaborative

February 8-Deadline to Apply for the Science Collaborative:

Advantages for Teacher Participants—Priority for Middle School Teachers and Earth/Space Teachers

  • Stipend, at least $1200, upon completion of requirements
  • Scholarships available to attend CAST or TRC Annual Meeting
  • Instructional materials for classroom
  • High-Quality Professional Development
  • Current updates and information on state testing
  • Collaborate and network with other teacher mentors
  • Strategies to implement the TEKS to all learners and improve scores
  • Improve teacher content knowledge

Requirements of Teacher Participants:

  • Attain 100 hours --Earth Science Focus for middle school (attained from professional development, conferences, online hours, and mentoring)
  • Attend Summer Institute dates:
  • - June 7– 10, 2016 ~ Science Collaborative (Required)
  • - July 18-22, 2016 ~ Making Sense of Science: Planet Earth (Required)
  • - August 5-6, 2016 ~ Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus Overnight Session (optional)
  • Share ideas and strategies with teachers within the district
  • Report STAAR Data for 2017 (8th grade)