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Science Leadership Network

Science Leadership Network is a committee of superintendent-appointed individuals. Members receive current national, state, and local information on curriculum, assessment, and instruction in the area of science education. The goal of the committee is to identify trends and issues affecting districts, to give feedback on services provided by Region 4 ESC, and to network with other professionals.
Future Meeting(s)
Check back soon for 2017-18 dates!

For registration information, contact Dodie Resendez at

Past Meetings
We have posted electronic copies of the power points and handouts from past meetings below.
April 12, 2017
Power Point Presentation
District Staff Development Checklist
Please provide feedback for the 2017-18 Science Leadership Network.
TEA Science TEKS Streamlining Webpage
HERE in Houston & Every Kid in a Park: Connecting Kids with Nature & the Outdoors
  • Houston Every Kid in a Park (EKIP): Funds are available to provide field trip transportation for 4th grade students at Title I campuses to parks in the Houston area. Use the map on the website ( to find sites that still have availability for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • HERE in Houston: Find environmental education resources at For questions, contact Jaime Gonzalez at
Upcoming Conferences at Region 4
​         - Access to General Curriculum (AGC) Institute: June 20-22, 2017
         - R4 STEAM Conference: July 28, 2017; event with middle school students on July 29
         - Region 4 Science Conference: October 19, 2017
CAST: November 9-11, 2017 at George R. Brown
          - Proposals due May 1:
          - Proposal Reviewers:
          - Region 4 at CAST:
January 25, 2017
Power Point Presentation
CTE Courses
Houston Zoo
CAST Contacts and Information
Donald Burken ( 
Terry White (
CAST Proposal Reviewer 
September 21, 2016
Power Point Presentation
Teaching in Today's Inclusive Classroom
Region 4 Science 2016-17 Professional Development Calendar
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