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Region 4 Conferences

February 7, 2018
Elementary through high school counselors are invited to gather with us as we provide a day of professional learning.  Additionally, attendees will be provided the opportunity to participate in discussions related to best practices, cutting-edge research-based programs, and the latest updates from the Texas Education Agency regarding counselor roles and responsibilities.

 


 
February 16, 2018

Join us for a one-day symposium with state and national experts as we 1) Explore alternatives to exclusionary discipline practices and improve relationships, 2) Learn about the implementation and evaluation of restorative discipline practices, and 3) Learn ways to integrate restorative discipline into a multi-tiered system of support.

 

 
February 23, 2018
Leadership Fusion Summit
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 career. Join keynote presenter, Mr. Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, author of "Get Better Faster," and chief schools officer of Uncommon Schools. Mr Bambrick-Santoyo oversaw six schools in the North Star Academy network that have achieved some of the highest results in the country and has trained over 2,000 school leaders nationwide.  Attendees will receive a free copy of "Get Better Faster."

 


 
Learn major changes in the new legislation, including a new definition to CTE (extending to the middle grades), an entirely new effect on state accountability, a greatly simplified local plan, changes in the distribution of funds, and a renewed focus on programs of study. Explore the latest hot topics in CTE.  Attend a general session spotlighting Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs).
 

 
June 6, 2018
Principal Symposium

Join presenter Sean Cain, author of "The Fundamental Five," for this one-day symposium for education leaders. Topics will include a variety of current issues that affect campus success. In the spirit of leading with a growth mindset, campus leaders will be provided with this symposium for their own continued learning.

 


 
June 12–13, 2018
This annual conference provides a variety of beginner, intermediate and advanced level sessions from nationally invited presenters, district level Assistive Technology (AT) practitioners, and AT vendors. Additionally, an exhibit hall is available to preview the latest technologies. The Texas Assistive Technology Network provides statewide leadership for the provision of AT devices and services for special education students in public schools.
 

 
June 18, 2018
Explore the power of S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) as it applies to real-world connections, creativity through collaboration, and innovation through art and engineering. Join keynote speaker Sylvia Libow Martinez co-author of "Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering the Classroom," known around the world as the "bible of the classroom movement."  Attendees will also benefit from workshop-style sessions organized by grade bands and identified by STEAM strands, allowing you to personalize your conference experience. 

 


 
Join education professionals at this Institute as we explore evidenced-based practices for creating effective learning environments for all learners. AGC Institute strands will include solutions for accessing academic content, navigating federal and state accountability systems, achieving rigourous state assessment standards, creating 21st century digital learning environments, increasing student engagement, supporting post-secondary transition, and implementing effective inclusive practices. 
 

 
July 13, 2018
Elementary through high school counselors are invited to gather with us as we provide a day of professional learning.  Additionally, attendees will be provided the opportunity to participate in discussions related to best practices, cutting-edge research-based programs, and the latest updates from the Texas Education Agency regarding counselor roles and responsibilities.

 

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