North East RDSPD Peer Review

March 31- April 2, 2020 - Patricia Garcia

North East RDSPD Peer Review- March 31 - April 2nd, 2020

Your Peer Review Team for the North East RDSPD.

Your Peer Review Team Members are:

Team Lead -Angela Belding, Associate Coordinator

Brazos River RDSPD


Team Member- Kim Royal, Administrative Supervisor

Austin RDSPD

512 414-2434

Team Member -Tonya Taylor

Victoria RDSPD

(361) 652-2455

Please find the attached paperwork to complete the Peer Review for North East RDSPD. You will find information about your hotel and schedule.

Please review this information in preparation for your Peer Review visit.

Know that you can contact Angela Belding at any time with questions and/or clarification.


General Peer Review Information

North East RDSPD

Contact: Dr. Pati Garcia, DHH/VI Coordinator

8961 Tesoro Drive, Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78217

Email Address:

Phone Number: (210) 407-0266

Schedule Conflicts and Cancellations

If you find that you cannot participate in your scheduled review please notify Angela Belding as soon as possible so that a replacement can be found. 817-454-4361

Schedule for North East RDSPD Peer Review

Mon, March 30th - Travel Day

Tue, March 31st - Day 1 Interviews and Observations

Wed, April 1st - Day 2 Interviews and Observations

Thurs, April 2nd - Day 3 (Review of Report/Exit Meeting)

North East RDSPD Peer Review Schedule

Click the button above to access each team members schedule on each day of the peer review.

Purpose of Peer Review - Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf

The peer review process is intended to provide specific information to programs serving student who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to assist with continuous improvement efforts. The areas of focus are aligned with the National Agenda for Deaf Education and the Texas State Performance Plan.

Before the Review

Angela Belding, Team Lead should contact you a few weeks before the review to exchange cell phone numbers. (The team typically meets at the hotel on Monday evening for dinner.)


Below you will find attachments for Region 11 to reimburse you for hotel, mileage, and meals at the state rate. Receipts are required for hotel and meals.

If you plan to fly, contact Region 11 for procedures to prepay your flight.

Angela Belding, the peer review facilitator has made your hotel reservation. When you arrive at the hotel, you will put the room under your name and credit card.

If you need a letter requesting your participation to submit to your district for approval to travel, Angela Belding.

During the Review

During the Review

Interviews and observations are conducted on Days One and Two, with the exit meeting on the morning of Day Three.

Angela Belding, Team Lead will have copies of the interview questions and observation sheets for you to use.

On the final day, the team will meet with the RDSPD and district staff to review the draft report. This meeting usually ends by 11 a.m. to allow for travel back home in the afternoon.

Hampton Inn San Antionio Airport

Monday, March 30th, 4pm to Thursday, April 2nd, 9am

8902 Jones Maltsberger Road

San Antonio, TX

Hotel for North East RDSPD Peer Review

Hotel Rooms have been reserved at the hotel below in

Angela Belding’s name.

When you check in please put the room under your name and credit card number.

Hampton Inn San Antonio Airport

8902 Jones Maltsberger Rd

San Antonio, TX 78216


Check in Monday, March 30th, 2020

Check-out Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Confirmation Numbers

Angela Belding

Confirmation #


Kim Royal

Confirmation #


Tonya Taylor

Confirmation #


Directions from Hampton to North East Admin

Click here to get directions from your hotel to the North East Admin Office for both March 31st and again on April 2nd.

Peer Review Documents

Phase 1 RDSPD Peer Review

In Phase 1, programs will engage in a reflective component by collecting requested documentation and completing surveys prior to the actual peer review.

Phase 2 RDSPD Peer Review - Interviews

Phase II includes classroom observations, staff interviews, and RDSPD Admin interviews. The goal in Phase II is to collect objective and observable data to add to the documentation gathered in Phase I.

Phase 2 Peer Review - Observation Forms

The forms necessary to document observations are found here.

Phase 3 RDSPD Peer Review Rubrics

Phase III-This report will promote continuous improvement by identifying strengths, providing discussion points and highlighting considerations in seven program areas