Region 6 Title IV Updates

January 27, 2021

Upcoming Trainings

Here are some free virtual trainings occurring from Region 6 ESC. Feel free to register at

Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas

Click the image above to find resources through the Child Advocacy Center in your county.

Updates from TEA

Click the image above to read the Federal Funding and Grants FAQ including Title IV FAQs on pages 4 and 16.

Texas Say What Conference

Live Tobacco-Free: The Texas Say What Virtual Conference will include topics such as Vaping, COVID-19, Becoming a Youth Tobacco Prevention Advocate, and Big Tobacco's Dirty Tricks. Click the image above for more information.

Get your Say What Tobacco-Free Mini Grant Kits

Click the mini-grant image above for information. Kits included:

  • Get the Facts on Tobacco Kit
  • Tobacco-Free Litter Pick Up
  • Texas Tobacco-Free Kids Day Kit
  • Red Ribbon Week Kit
  • Vaping Prevention Community Kit
  • Vaping Prevention School Kit
  • Escape the Vape Kit
  • Photobooth Kit

Amber Alert Activation Training

The Texas Center for the Missing is Conducting Amber Alert Activation Training on January 28, 2021.

Course Name: Houston Regional Amber Alert System Activation Training: Law Enforcement Officers will learn how to activate Amber Alerts and Silver Alerts in the Houston-Galveston Region. Attendees will also learn about the 4 other Texas Alerts: Blue Alert, Camo Alert, CLEAR Alert, and Endangered Missing Alert.

Course Hours: 3 Hours

Date and Time: January 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor: Beth Alberts, CEO, Texas Center for the Missing

Location: Online webinar via WebEx.

Click the Link Below to register.

Mental Health Awareness Art Contest

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the return of the art contest for 2021. The Texas Mental Health Awareness Art Contest provides school-age youth as well as adults the opportunity to express themselves through visual and verbal means. This annual contest shines a light on an often-overlooked topic and shows why mental health matters. The Art Contest is open to both adults and youth, with three categories of entry: Original Art, Photography, and Writing.

PDF Flyer in English

PDF Flyer in Spanish

Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Webinar Series

Free Human Trafficking Awareness Webinars available for LEAs. To register for webinars, click the image above.

Highly Mobile and At-Risk, and Mental Health Support

Click the image above for information and resources from TEA to assist Foster Care and Student Success, Human Trafficking Prevention, Mental and Behavioral Health, Military-Connected Students, Pregnancy Related Services, and Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth.

TEA Title IV Website

TEA provides resources and FAQs for Title IV. Click the image above for information.

Title IV Program Guidelines

Click the image above to view the Title IV Program guidelines. Topics in the program guideline include:

  • Title IV Comprehensive Needs Assessment information
  • Allowable Title IV spending activities
  • Title IV FAQs
  • Equitable services for PNPs

Region 14 ESC Title IV School Safety State Initiative

Region 14 ESC provides resources for districts and charter schools in the area of Title IV Shool Safety. Click the image above for details.