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 Catalog: Monday July 26, 2021
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 79013-Texas School Bus Driver Certification - North East ISD
North East ISD, NEISD Operations Warehouse
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM 78199-G/T 6 hour update - K-2 Incorporation of Depth and Complexity into Instruction (SWISD)
Southwest ISD, Ronald E McNair Middle
77369-G/T Day 1 - Nature & Needs of G/T Students (Medina Valley) - open to all districts
Medina Valley ISD, MEDINA VALLEY H S
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM 78495-2021-2022 ASCENDER TeacherPortal Administrator Training
Education Service Center Region 20, TBD
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM 75503-2021-2022 ASCENDER TeacherPortal Administrator Training - WEBINAR
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM 75877-PLCs on Purpose (Zoom Session)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 78754-Social Media and Geofencing Investigations
Education Service Center Region 20, Laurel Room
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM 67061-NSLP Eligibility Guidance
Education Service Center Region 20, LaSalle Medina Rooms
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 77488-Zoom Session - G/T Day 1 - Nature & Needs of G/T Students - (Kerrville ISD) open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 11
77410-Zoom Session - G/T Day 5 - Creativity In the Classroom (South San ISD) - open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 14

Thursday 7/1/2021
Asynchronous: Sheltered Instruction in the Elementary Classroom
Other, Online Location
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Sheltered Instruction Secondary
Other, Online Location
AIS Professional Development

ZOOM SESSION - G/T 6 hour update: Facilitating Systems Thinking with G/T Students
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 25
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Asynchronous Course: G/T Update -Introduction to G/T Services
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 1
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Outdoor Learning - PreK
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 10
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Phonics Part I (Grades K-2)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 11
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Phonics Part I (Grades 3-5)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 12
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

Asynchronous Course: Instructional Models for Distance Learning
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 15
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Enhancing Student Engagement Through the Universal Design for Learning
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 13
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: CER in the Science Classroom 1.0
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 14
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Asynchronous Course: Writing (K-8)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 16
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

Asynchronous Course: Classroom Management Strategies
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 17
AIS Professional Development

Literacy Genre Series: Poetry
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 18
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Phonics Part II (Grades K-2)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 19
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Phonics Part II (Grades 3-5)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 2
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

Asynchronous Course: Visual Literacy; See...Scan...Analyze
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 20
AIS Professional Development

Literacy Genre Series: Procedural Texts
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 21
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: The Jigsaw Method: Instructional Strategies
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 22
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: TEKS Resource System 101
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 23

Asynchronous Course: Open-Ended Materials - PreK
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 24
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Unpacking the TEKS in Social Studies (Grades 3 - 12)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 25
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Asynchronous Course: Building Academic Vocabulary
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 26
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Assessment Center in the TEKS Resource System
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 27

Asynchronous Course: Depth of Knowledge (DOK)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 29
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Desmos Card Sort
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 28
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: IXL Best Practices & Student Accountability
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 3
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Constructing Stronger ELAR Classrooms with Social Studies (Secondary)
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 30
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Time Management & Organization
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 31
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Biology Reporting Category 2:Mechanisms of Genetics
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 33
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Biology Reporting Category 1: Cell Structure & Function
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 35
AIS Professional Development

Asynchronous Course: Science Teaching 1.0
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 34
AIS Professional Development

ASCENDER Finance EOY Hands-On July Starts AM
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 15
IT Consulting Services provides administrative software and services and TSDS technical and support...

Capacitación de Ser Padres con Amor y Lógica, Day 2
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
ESC-20 provides resources and training opportunities for parents and famillies of students served w...

Texas School Bus Driver Recertification - Bandera ISD
Bandera ISD, Bandera High School Cafeteria

Webinar: Spotlight on Civics: What Does It Mean To You?
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Webinar: Leaders in Literacy (LIL) Summer Edition!
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 23
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

ASCENDER Finance EOY Hands-On July Starts PM
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 15
IT Consulting Services provides administrative software and services and TSDS technical and support...

2021 Child Nutrition Summer Workshop Series: Kitchen Math (Virtual)
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 5
ESC-20, Food and Nutrition Services provide training and technical assistance to local contracting ...

UPDATE: Literacy Research in Deaf Education
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 20
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance to programs serving students who are deaf or hard...

Friday 7/2/2021
Sexual Harassment 21-22
Other, Online Location
Zoom Session: G/T 6 hour update: Strategies to bridge the world to the classroom in G/T Instruction
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 19
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Webinar: Texas' Wild Child
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Monday 7/5/2021
Webinar: Building a Schoolwide Discipline Plan to Promote a Positive School Culture
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting3
ESC-20 provides training, technical assistance, and resources to help schools positively change stu...

Tuesday 7/6/2021
Zoom T-PESS Appraiser Certification Training (1 Day Training)
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting
ESC-20 provides support in the areas of leadership development.

Zoom Session - G/T Day 1 - Nature & Needs of G/T Students (South San ISD) - Open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 26
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

State STEM Teacher Training (2 day training)
Education Service Center Region 20, Magnolia Room
Early Childhood Directors Experience: Live Session with the Author of Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership from Within
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) provides assistance to districts in the successful dev...

Wednesday 7/7/2021
Reading by Design Cohort 13, Summer 2021 (Face-to-Face)
Education Service Center Region 20, Maple Mesquite Rooms
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance for professionals serving student with dyslexia. ...

Build Behavior Basics! Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children
Education Service Center Region 20, LaSalle Room
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance for teachers of students with disabilities ages 3...

Zoom Session - G/T 6 hour update: Differentiation in a Mixed Ability Classroom with Learning Stations/Centers for G/T Students
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 16
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Virtual - ESL TExES Review
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Meeting 21
"The Bilingual/ESL team provides high quality support to districts with 
program implem...


Evaluation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations: A Nondiscriminatory Assessment Framework for All Practitioners Webinar
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
AIS Professional Development

Zoom Session - G/T Day 2 - Identification & Assessment of G/T Students (South San ISD) - Open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 27
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Key Components of Math Instruction for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 18
ESC-20 provides training, technical assistance, and resources that support programs serving student...

Thursday 7/8/2021
Understanding and Supporting Gender Diverse Students Webinar
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
ESC-20 provides resources, training and technical assistance for evaluators. Quarterly contact grou...

Zoom Session - G/T Day 3 - Curriculum & Instruction for Gifted Students (South San ISD) - open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 17
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

G/T 6 hour update: Untapped Learning Potential, It’s All in your Head.
Education Service Center Region 20, Bexar Room
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Webinar: Virtual Basic Vision and Hearing Screening Certification Course
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 11
ESC-20 School Health Program provides training and technical assistance to school districts in the ...

Key Components of Reading Instruction for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities Series
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 38
ESC-20 provides training, technical assistance, and resources that support programs serving student...

Webinar: 3 Tools to Move Students Forward in Math K-12
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 16
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Interactive Read Aloud: K-5
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 10
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

**VIRTUAL SESSION***First Day Fears: Strategies for Successful Home-to-School Transitions for Young Children 3-5
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting3
Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) provides assistance to districts in the successful dev...

Webinar NSLP Study Hall Paid Lunch Equity Tool and Adult Meal Calculator Worksheet
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 7
ESC-20, Food and Nutrition Services provide training and technical assistance to local contracting ...

Zoom: T-PESS Principal Appraiser Refresher Training
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting
ESC-20 provides support in the areas of leadership development.

Webinar: Everything You Need to Know to Strengthen Math Instruction K-8
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 16
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Friday 7/9/2021
CANCELLED - G/T 6 hour update - Enhancing Research for G/T Students with Tech Tools
Education Service Center Region 20, Canceled
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Zoom Session - G/T Day 4 - Depth and Complexity (South San ISD) - Open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 27
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

ZOOM-TOPP Strategies & Resources for TExES Preparation - TOPP Candidates & Interns ONLY
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC 20 provides an alternative route to teacher certification approved by the State Board of Educat...

Monday 7/12/2021
HB3 Reading Achievement Academy Online Course - JULY launch date
Canvas Session, Canvas Session 1
AIS Professional Development

Texas School Bus Driver Recertification - Northside ISD
Northside ISD, Northside ISD West Station (McClung)

Zoom Session - G/T Day 1 - Nature & Needs of G/T Students
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 14
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Treasuring Our Paraprofessionals - (Zoom Session Only)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20 provides certification training for paraprofessionals that meets the requirement of NCLB.

3rd Grade Math Achievement Academy
Education Service Center Region 20, Kendall Room
AIS Professional Development

Zoom Session - G/T Day 1 - Nature & Needs of G/T Students (Seguin ISD) - Open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 12
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

How to write Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP) Statements
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 5
ESC-20 provides training and technical support related to inclusive services for students with disa...

Webinar: The Science of Reading in Secondary Classrooms
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 10
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

How to Write Individual Education Program (IEP) Goals
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 5
ESC-20 provides training and technical support related to inclusive services for students with disa...

Tuesday 7/13/2021
ZOOM:Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) - 3 Day Training
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 10
ESC-20 provides support in the areas of leadership development.

Texas School Bus Driver Certification - Northside ISD (McClung Station)
Northside ISD, Northside ISD West Station (McClung)

As+k Suicide Prevention
Education Service Center Region 20, Uvalde Room
Professional development for counselors is aligned with the American School Counselor Association (...

Zoom Session - G/T Day 2 - Identification & Assessment of G/T Students
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 17
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Amplify Student Voice and Choice with Google Slides
Education Service Center Region 20, Magnolia Room
ESC-20 provides training and support in the areas of digital learning and instructional technology ...

Webinar: Amplify Student Voice & Choice with Google Slides
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 4
ESC-20 provides training and support in the areas of digital learning and instructional technology ...

Zoom Session - G/T Day 2 - Identification & Assessment of G/T Students (Seguin ISD) - Open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 29
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Webinar: Virtual Recert Vision and Hearing Screening Certification Course
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 12
ESC-20 School Health Program provides training and technical assistance to school districts in the ...

Creating the Need to Communicate to Enhance Language Development for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 20
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance to programs serving students who are deaf or hard...

*VIRTUAL* Math in Early Childhood/ECSE
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance for teachers of students with disabilities ages 3...

WEBINAR: TELPAS Writing for ALL Content Areas
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Meeting 21
"The Bilingual/ESL team provides high quality support to districts with 
program implem...


Webinar: STAAR: Instruction and Assessment Alignment to Foster Effective Learning (Middle School Grades 6-8)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Making the Most of Mentor Text
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 13
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

TEA Federal Program Compliance Division presents Title V, Parts A & B Program Overview (Virtual Session)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20  provides training and technical assistance to districts/charter schools in the areas o...

Enhancing Language and Literacy in Deaf Education Throughout the School Day
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 20
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance to programs serving students who are deaf or hard...

Wednesday 7/14/2021
Vision Screening Certification - Cancelled
Education Service Center Region 20, Canceled
ESC-20 School Health Program provides training and technical assistance to school districts in the ...

CANCELLED: Ready, Set, Go TexQuest
Education Service Center Region 20, Canceled2
ESC-20 provides support in the areas of library services.

WEBINAR: Determining and Intervening with Students with Fluency Impairments
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 8
ESC-20 provides training, technical support, resources and information about speech therapy for stu...

ZOOM SESSION - G/T 6 hour update: Meeting the Critical Thinking Needs of G/T students
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 22
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

WEBINAR: Computer Science is FUNdamental with Code.org [GT Update]
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 4
ESC-20 provides training and support in the areas of digital learning and instructional technology ...

Zoom Session - G/T Day 3 - Curriculum & Instruction for Gifted Students (Seguin ISD) - open to all districts
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 19
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

G/T 6 hour update - Incorporation of Depth and Complexity into Instruction (Boerne ISD) - Open to All Districts
Boerne ISD, Administrative Office
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Webinar: Virtual Basic Vision and Hearing Screening Certification Course
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 11
ESC-20 School Health Program provides training and technical assistance to school districts in the ...

Increasing Language Development Through Pictures for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 20
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance to programs serving students who are deaf or hard...

Virtual-Sheltered Instruction 101
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Meeting 21
"The Bilingual/ESL team provides high quality support to districts with 
program implem...


Webinar: STAAR: Instruction and Assessment Alignment to Foster Effective Learning (High School Grades 9-11)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Conferring with Young Writers: K-5
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

Virtual-Sheltered Instruction 201
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Meeting 21
"The Bilingual/ESL team provides high quality support to districts with 
program implem...


CACFP LIVE- The Whole Enchilada: CACFP Application Renewal
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20, Food and Nutrition Services provide training and technical assistance to local contracting ...

Using Modeling and Think Alouds to Enhance Language Development in Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 20
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance to programs serving students who are deaf or hard...

Provisions and Assurances plus Latest Information (Virtual)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20  provides training and technical assistance to districts/charter schools in the areas o...

2021 Child Nutrition Summer Workshop Series: Marketing Your Program (Virtual)
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 6
ESC-20, Food and Nutrition Services provide training and technical assistance to local contracting ...

TEA Federal Program Compliance Division presents Title I, Part D Subpart 2 Program Overview (Virtual Session)
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Session
ESC-20  provides training and technical assistance to districts/charter schools in the areas o...

Thursday 7/15/2021
Hearing Screening Certification - Cancelled
Education Service Center Region 20, Canceled
ESC-20 School Health Program provides training and technical assistance to school districts in the ...

Cancelled - Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid
Education Service Center Region 20, Canceled3
Professional development for counselors is aligned with the American School Counselor Association (...

CANCELLED: The Campus Instructional Playbook
Education Service Center Region 20, Canceled2
ESC-20 School Support team provides a variety of training options in the areas of school improvemen...

G/T 6 hour update: Gifted Learners and English Learners: Differentiation
Education Service Center Region 20, Bexar Room
The Gifted and Talented program at Education Service Center, Region 20 (ESC-20) promotes and suppor...

Virtual - ESL TExES Review
Education Service Center Region 20, Zoom Meeting 21
"The Bilingual/ESL team provides high quality support to districts with 
program implem...


Build or Update the Library Program Manual
Education Service Center Region 20, La Villita Room
ESC-20 provides support in the areas of library services.

WEBINAR: Computer Science is FUNdamental with Code.org [GT Update]
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 4
ESC-20 provides training and support in the areas of digital learning and instructional technology ...

*RESCHEDULED**VIRTUAL* Tech for Tots: Tackling Technology in the Early Childhood Classroom
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance for teachers of students with disabilities ages 3...

WEBINAR: What's Your Evidence? Making Sense of Data using Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning (CER)
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 18
ESC-20 provides professional development and technical assistance to support educators with impleme...

Secondary Stations for the ELAR Classroom
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 20
The English Language Arts team provides high quality services to teachers, administrators and instr...

ZOOM: EDGAR-Uniform Guidance Overview (for ISDs and Charter Schools)
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting 15
Fiscal and Progra...

Evaluating Infants and Toddlers: The Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development – Fourth Edition Webinar
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting2
ESC-20 provides resources, training and technical assistance for evaluators. Quarterly contact grou...

2021 Child Nutrition Summer Workshop Series: Food Safety and Sanitation (Virtual)
Other, Region 20 ESC District, Zoom Meeting
ESC-20, Food and Nutrition Services provide training and technical assistance to local contracting ...

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