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Special Education Curriculum & Instruction
Designated Supports for STAAR Webinar Series

ESC-20 provides training and technical support related to inclusive services for students with disabilities to gain access to the general curriculum. These supports provide strategies so students with disabilities are actively involved and progress within the general curriculum and on state assessments.

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Designated Supports for STAAR Webinar Series

The goal of this webinar series is to familiarize educators with features and supports that increase the accessibility of classroom instruction and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) for all students. The focus will be at the elementary level however, secondary educators will find benefits in attending also.

We will discuss:

Accessibility features available to any student who regularly benefits from their use during instruction. 

General information outlining the updated accommodation policies.

Specific examples for instructional and assessment usage.

Register to watch LIVE from 8:30am - 10:00am on the dates listed below, or plan to watch the webinar recording at your own convenience, which will be shared with registered participants after the webinar is completed. 

Please NOTE: After you complete your registration you will receive a registration confirmation via email that contains the ZOOM link to the live webinars.

Reminder emails will be sent 1-2 days prior to each scheduled webinar with live webinar link AND information on how one may access handouts to download and view recorded webinar sessions at a later date/time. 

If you do not receive the registration confirmation email, please check your JUNK/SPAM inbox. 

The 2020-2021 Designated Supports for STAAR webinar series includes:

1. March 3rd, 2021

Designated Supports STAAR Series: Supplemental Aids ALL subjects

Come join us to gain a solid introduction, or just to brush up and review, for allowable paper-based supplemental aids.  After this session, you will feel comfortable answering questions such as, “What actually is the difference between graphic organizers and graphics?” or “What is allowable on my student’s math chart?”

2. March 4th, 2021

Designated Supports STAAR Series: STT vs TTS

Do you want to advance your knowledge of basic transcribing and oral/signed administration accommodations? After attending this session, you will have the foundational knowledge you need and an introduction to the many ways these supports may be routinely used in the classroom and in testing. 

3. March 5th, 2021

Designated Supports STAAR Series: Math Manipulatives (grades 3-5)

Do you desire to deepen your own understanding of how one can routinely use math manipulatives within one’s elementary classroom to increase student success on STAAR? Do you feel comfortable with tangible math manipulatives but struggle where to start with digital manipulatives? Then this is the session for you!

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) Clock Hours
(3) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Michelle Candland
Michelle Candland
Tammie Sinclair
Date Time Location
3/3/2021 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Virtual 14
3/4/2021 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Virtual 14
3/5/2021 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Virtual 14
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Special Education Curriculum & Instruction
7 sessions

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