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    The Region One ESC MEGAbyte Services include bundled services that offer partnering entities a hybrid of cost-effective, high quality options for professional development, educator conferences, student events, and a variety of technical services to support all levels of instructional technology initiatives. These services are made possible through a close collaboration between multiple departments within the ESC. 

    Professional Staff Development
    Professional staff development services included within the MEGAbyte Consortium consist of scheduled workshops at the ESC as well as onsite workshops allocated based on district size. Scroll down for a current listing of offerings. 
     
    Conferences and Learning Events
    Annual technology-rich conferences are offered throughout the year. These include the UTech Conference (Fall), the STEM Summit of South Texas (Spring), the Student by Student Technology and Leadership Conference (Late Spring), and a series of webinars and collection of online courses. 
      
    EDTech Trends Regional Academies
    Learning events are hosted throughout the year to enhance and broaden educator learning opportunities. EDTECH Trends Academies are hosted throughout the year on select topics. Topics include Project Based Learning, Design Thinking, and Blended Learning. 
     

     MEGAbyte Partnering Districts 2018-2019

    • Brownsville ISD
    • Edinburg ISD
    • La Feria ISD
    • Mercedes ISD
    • Project Rise - Region One
    • Rio Grand City CISD
    • Vanguard ISD
    • Donna ISD
    • Harlingen CISD
    • Lyford CISD
    • Mission CISD
    • PSJA ISD
    • San Benito ISD
    • Valley View ISD
    • Edcouch-Elsa ISD
    • Hidalgo ISD
    • McAllen ISD
    • Monte Alto ISD
    • Raymondville ISD
    • Sharyland ISD


     

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    Instructional Technology Workshops @ Region One ESC
    September 27, 2018 98808 Project-Based Learning Overview (PBL 101)
    October 4, 2018 98611 Digital Citizenship & Social Media in the Classroom
    October 11, 2018 98810 STEM and Robotics for K-12
    November 1, 2018 98767 Building the Online Modules for a Blended Learning Classroom
    November 13, 2018 98601 EdTech Trends and Tools for the Digital Learning Classroom
    November 28, 2018 98812 STEM and Coding for K-12
    December 12, 2018 98613 Augmented & Virtual Reality in the Classroom
    January 16, 2019 98615 Blended Learning for Differentiation
    February 12, 2019 98616 Technology Tools for Project Based Learning
    February 28, 2019 98815 Gamifying the STEM Classroom with BreakoutEDU
    March 6, 2019 98817 Design Thinking with STEM Tools
    April 16, 2019  99338 Using Design Thinking in the Blended Learning Classroom

     

     

    Instructional Technology Workshops @ Brownsville
    October 3, 2018 98809 Project-Based Learning Overview (PBL 101)
    October 11, 2018 98612 Digital Citizenship & Social Media in the Classroom
    October 17, 2018 98811 STEM and Robotics for K-12
    November 6, 2018 98773 Building the Online Modules for a Blended Learning Classroom
    November 14, 2018 98610 EdTech Trends and Tools for the Digital Learning Classroom
    November 29, 2018 98813 STEM and Coding for K-12
    December 13, 2018 98614  Augmented & Virtual Reality in the Classroom
    January 17, 2019 98617  Blended Learning for Differentiation
    February 13, 2019 98618  Technology Tools for Project Based Learning
    March 5, 2019 98816  Gamifying the STEM Classroom with BreakoutEDU
    March 7, 2019 98818  Design Thinking with STEM Tools
    April 18, 2019 99342  Using Design Thinking the Blended Learning Classroom

     

     

    Google Educator Certification
    October 30-31, 2018 98197 Google Educator Level 1 Certification - Fall 2018
    Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2018 98426 Google Educator Level 2 Certification - Fall 2018
    January 25-26, 2019 98500 Google Educator Level 1 Certification - Spring 2019
    March 22-23, 2019 98507 Google Educator Level 2 Certification - Spring 2019
    June 5-6, 2019 98502 Google Educator Level 1 Certification - Summer 2019
    July 24-25, 2019 98495 Google Educator Level 2 Certification - Summer 2019

     

     

    Microsoft Innovator Educator (MIE) Certification
    October 25, 2018 98525 Microsoft Innovator Educator Certification- Fall 2018
    February 15, 2019 98527 Microsoft Innovator Educator Certification- Spring 2019
    June 15, 2019 98533 Microsoft Innovator Educator Certification- Summer 2019

     

     

    CONFERENCES
    November 8, 2018 83260 UTechMDC18 - Free Registration for Megabyte Districts
    February 21-22, 2019   STEM Summit- 50% off Registration for Megabyte Districts
    April 5, 2019 86249 SbyS Tech- 50% off Student Registration for Megabyte Districts
    May 20 - 22, 2019   Region One ESC Technology Conference

     

     

    EDTECH Trends
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    Blended Learning Educator Certification
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    OFFERED ON SITE FOR MEGABYTE DISTRICT staff development days and conferences

    Microsoft Innovator Educator
    #BreakOutEDU Room
    Makerspace Stations
    EVENTZEE game

MegaByte Contacts

  • Region One ESC
    Learning Resource Integration
    1900 W. Schunior
    Edinburg, Texas 78541
    (956) 984-6000
     

    Miguel Chuca
    Learning Resources Integration Director
    Phone: (956) 984-6197
    Annabel Rangel
    Anabel Rangel
    Brownsville Office Director
    Phone: (956) 984-6191

    Magdalena Ojeda

    Magdalena "Maggie" Ojeda
    LRI Specialist
    Phone: (956) 984-6155

    Karla Lara  

    Karla Lara
    LRI Specialist
    Phone: (956) 984-6152
     Sylvia Escobar
     
    Sylvia Escobar
    LRI/STEM Specialist
    Phone: (956) 984-6047
     
    Gustavo Perez
     
    Gustavo Perez
    STEM Specialist
    Phone: (956) 984-6042
     
    Dr. Demian Morquin  
    Dr. Demian Morquin
    Distance Learning Specialist
    Phone: (956) 984-6053
    Sara Camacho
    Sara Camacho
    Lead Program Assistant
    Phone: (956) 984-6152