Elementary through high school counselors are invited to gather with us as we provide a day of professional learning. Explore these topics and more: social and emotional wellness; college and career readiness; substance abuse and violence prevention; and safe school services and student support.
September 21, 2017
Educators will expand their knowledge with evidence-based strategies and research-based information designed for working with English Language Learners (ELLs). Presentations will be framed around relevant topics that directly impact the academic success of ELLs. Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology.
October 19, 2017
Join us for the 10th Annual Region 4 Science Conference. Our keynote speaker this year will be Marcia Tate, presenting two different sessions: brain-based instructional strategies and formative assessment. Attendees receive a copy of the book Formative Assessment in a Brain Compatible Classroom. Choose from two breakout sessions led by Region 4 Science Specialists. Leave prepared to implement high-yield strategies in your classroom the next day. Browse the vendor hall. Lunch is provided.
November 15, 2017
Reading and Writing Conference
The Annual Reading and Writing Conference will offer sessions on various topics including the reading and writing connection, genre integration, critical thinking skills, technology incorporation, differentiation, reaching struggling learners, and many other areas. Presentations will be given by invited speakers, district staff, and Region 4 specialists.
November 30, 2017
This annual conference features various sessions in relation to dyslexia, including research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others.
January 18, 2018
DLC 2018 will feature two exciting keynote speakers. The opening keynote, Leslie Fisher, is the Director of Fisher Technologies Inc, a worldwide company specializing in presenting emerging and exciting technology solutions to educators all over the world. In the 1990's, she was one of Apple Computer's first employees assigned to study Internet growth and implementation. She's been been a featured speaker at TCEA for the past 10 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to educators. The closing keynote, Todd Nesloney (often referred to as TechNinjaTodd), is the Principal/Lead Learner at a PreK–5 school in Texas. He is an award-winning author and has been recognized by the National School Board Association as one of the “20 to Watch” in Education, by the Center for Digital Education as one of their “Top 40 Innovators in Education,” by the BAMMYs as the “National Elementary Principal of the Year” and the “National Elementary Teacher of the Year,” by TCEA as their “Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year,” and by the White House as a Connected Educator “Champion of Change.”
January 20, 2018
Join other mathematics educators for this one-day conference focused on creating meaningful mathematics experiences and effective learning possibilities for every math student. Attend up to 5 mini-sessions that provide tools such as classroom-ready activities that bridge concrete, pictorial, and abstract representations of key mathematics concepts, strategies that include all learners, and technology-based activities.
January 27, 2018
Social Studies Conference
Join other social studies professionals in this one-day conference exploring general, grade level, and content-specific best practices for the 21st century social studies classroom. Strands may include the major themes in social studies, instructional strategies that address the needs of all learners, differentiation, technology applications, and sound assessment. The conference will include a full day of concurrent presentations, vendor product demonstrations, and an exhibit hall.