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District Systemic Support Workshops

The District System Support Department offers face-to-face and virtual workshops in the following areas:

We also offer on-demand courses covering four foundational Essential Actions in the Effective Schools Framework.

Strategic Planning and Performance Management

Attend the 3-session Managing and Maximizing Performance and Strategic Planning series as a district or campus leadership team to:

  • Understand why streamlined systems for monitoring program performance, engaging stakeholders in feedback, and collecting data to measure the impact of a program are critical.
  • Unpack the key elements of performance management and analyze current processes with a framework built around a sound theory of action.
  • Leave with an action plan to begin your district or campus change management process.

All sessions are virtual

February 16, 2023

Defining Programs, Initiatives, and Goals

Session ID: 1727023

 

March 16, 2023

Building a Theory of Action and Planning for Launch

Session ID: 1727025

 

April 20, 2023

Monitoring, Supporting, and Adjusting

Session ID: 1727027

Effective Schools Framework

The Effective Schools Framework (ESF) identifies “what districts and schools across the state of Texas do to ensure an excellent education for all Texas students.” Join us to learn more about the ESF and how it can support improvement at any campus. Sessions include multiple exemplars from Texas schools and time for district and campus leaders to translate what they learn to meet their needs.

Sessions are in person at Region 4 unless labeled Virtual

January 19, 2023

Effective Leadership: Scheduling and Defending Time for District and Campus Priorities (Virtual)

(ESF Essential Action 1.1)

Session ID: 1698780

 

January 19, 2023

Effective Leadership: Scheduling and Defending Time for District and Campus Priorities

(ESF Essential Action 1.1)

Session ID: 1698756

 

January 26, 2023

Effective Leadership: Daily Use of High-Quality Instructional Materials, Instructional Planning Calendars, and Formative Assessments

(ESF Essential Action 4.1)

Session ID: 1689643

February 7, 2023

Introduction to the Effective Schools Framework (ESF) (Virtual)

Session ID: 1729249

 

March 27, 2023

Effective Leadership: Daily Use of High-Quality Instructional Materials, Instructional Planning Calendars, and Formative Assessments (Virtual)

(ESF Essential Action 4.1)

Session ID: 1689650

Effective Schools Framework (On-Demand Courses)

The Effective Schools Framework (ESF) identifies “what districts and schools across the state of Texas do to ensure an excellent education for all Texas students.” Complete these self-paced courses to learn more about the ESF and how it can support improvement at any campus. Each course includes multiple exemplars from Texas schools and activities to help district and campus leaders translate what they learn to meet their needs.

Courses are self-paced in Canvas

Unpacking Essential Action 2.1: Strategic Staffing

Session ID: 1734465

 

 

Unpacking Essential Action 3.1: Compelling and aligned vision, mission, goals, and values focused on a safe environment and high expectations

Session ID: 1734493

Unpacking Essential Action 5.1: Effective classroom routines and instructional strategies

Session ID: 1734556

 

Unpacking Essential Action 5.3: Data-driven instruction

Session ID: 1734571

School Improvement and Systemic Planning

The sessions below focus on specific aspects of TEA's School Improvement requirements and the highest impact practices that benefit any improvement plan. They do not replace the TEA-required full-day ESF Overview and Targeted Improvement Plan trainings for leaders of Comprehensive Support campuses.

 

Sessions are in person at Region 4 unless labeled Virtual

Check back soon for new sessions.

 

 

 

Instructional Leadership

The sessions below equip district and campus leaders to build capacity in their teachers and support them as they implement new practices. 

 

All sessions are virtual via Zoom.

January 10, 2023

Path to Effective Data Meetings

Session ID: 1713202

 

January 12, 2023

Coaching Unit and Lesson Internalization

Session ID: 1734171

 

February 6, 2023

Giving Immediate Feedback to Students through Academic Monitoring

Session ID: 1734202

 

February 23, 2023

Promoting a Strong School Culture through Restorative Practices

Session ID: 1734215

March 8, 2023

Systems for Creating a Strong School Culture

Session ID: 1734231

 

March 29, 2023

Writing the Exemplar: Preparing Teachers to Effectively Monitor Student Work

Session ID: 1734261

 

April 28, 2023

Path to Effective Data Meetings

Session ID: 1713201

 
 

 

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