Science Coordinators' CornerAs part of the Regional Education Service Center (ESC) system in Texas, Region One ESC works in concert with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to improve student achievement, increase efficiency and effectiveness of area districts, and to implement state initiatives. The Science Department is part of the Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. It delivers services and supports to area districts aligned to state expectations and collaboratively generates innovative services and products that impact teaching and learning.Among those services, Region One ESC Science Department provides several no-cost, direct supports and technical assistance to Science Coordinators. These include one-on-one communications, Coordinators' Meetings, conference session presentations at various Region One ESC sponsored events, and workshops in which changes made at the state level are shared with area educators. Some fee-based services are also available and include resources to aid in the transition to the new Science TEKS and customizing professional development to meet the unique needs of each district in the area of Science teaching and learning.In addition to participating in the three annual Science Coordinators' Meetings, distrct Science Coordinators are encouraged to connect with Science Department members via phone, email, or onsite visits to learn more about the Region One ESC services and innovative products.The meetings and currently scheduled workshops are posted in the Professional Development System; they may be located using the search feature. Science Coordinators are also able to request workshops and training at locations other than Region One.When you have questions regarding Science curriculum, instruction, and assesment, contact the Science Specialists at Region One. They are ready to provide you with:
- the most recent information from the state
- research-based, best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment, and
- custom quotes for a broad range of professional development
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Last Modified on January 11, 2018