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Region 4 Conferences

September 22, 2016
Join fellow educators at the 2016 Region 4 Bilingual/ESL Conference, and learn techniques and strategies to directly impact the academic success of English Language Learners (ELLs).  Session topics will address dual language, transitioning from L1 to L2, sheltered instruction, assessment, and technology. Guests will be able to create their own conference experience by choosing one keynote and breakout sessions, or two keynote sessions, or only breakout sessions for the day. Lunch will be provided for all preregistered guests. For more information, e-mail bilingual@esc4.net
 

 
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October 20, 2016
Begin the day with Ron Clark, whose keynote, “Creative Practices for Motivating Students, Parents, and Coworkers” will feature his best practices and tricks of the trade for getting the most out of challenging and hard-to-reach students. Our afternoon speaker, Page Keeley, will share her best practices in formative assessment. Keeley recently retired from the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) where she directed projects and developed resources in leadership, professional development, linking standards and research on learning, formative assessment, and mentoring and coaching. In between these two amazing keynote presentations, attendees will be able to join other science educators in two breakout sessions focused on effective instructional
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Learn more about the conference here, or e-mail science@esc4.net for more information.
 
November 3, 2016
The Region 4 Mathematics Assessment Conference will provide learning opportunities to complement your plan for improving student achievement through meaningful assessment. Join us for a day of growth and leave with practical tools and strategies to apply to the classroom. Early bird discount available through 10/13/16. Register by grade band using the links below:
 
November 9, 2016
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.  Register here or e-mail reading@esc4.net for more information.
 

 

 


 
November 16, 2016
Join district and campus leaders to experience a premier professional learning experience in all areas of managing a CTE Program. This conference is designed to support administrators, counselors, and campus leaders by increasing the understanding of CTE policies and procedures, providing strategies on implementing effective CTE programs, and identifying resources to strengthen career and postsecondary opportunities. Register here or e-mail CTE@esc4.net for more information.
 
 

 
December 1, 2016
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. Register here or e-mail dyslexia@esc4.net for more information.
 
 

 
January 12, 2017
Region 4 Education Service Center (Region 4) and the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) cordially invite you to the 2017 Digital Learning Conference-Pioneers of Possibility on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Region 4. DLC2017 is bringing innovative, creative, and forward-thinking classroom strategies into the space of education to rocket instruction into the future. Campus and district educators will experience the latest and most effective educational technology tools to enhance student learning and build capacity in a wide range of new and exciting areas that affect learning for all students. Visit the conference home page for details. Interested in presenting? Email digitallearning@esc4.net or call 713.744.6819.
 
 

 
January 21, 2017

Join other mathematics educators for this one-day conference focused on creating meaningful mathematics experiences and effective learning possibilities for every math student. Attend 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. Early bird discount available through 12/31/16. Register by grade band using the links below:

January 28, 2017
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. Register here or contact socialstudies@esc4.net for more information.
 
 

 

Leadership Fusion 2017

February 8, 2017
Discover engaging strategies that fuse the areas of rigorous instruction, motivation, and achievement to produce transformational results—and prepare students to excel in school, college, and their careers. To be placed on our notification list for this event, e-mail leadership@esc4.net.
 

 
 
 
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