• Overview

    The Region One ESC Instructional Technology department is committed to providing educators with innovative resources and support with the integration of current and emerging technologies and applications into the curriculum for increased student performance. Our Instructional Technology department continuously explores new tools and strategies to empower both students and educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to fully participate in a connected, technology-rich society. We offer a variety of training and technical assistance to support district programs and services.
     
    Data Management 
    Services include data management tools such as DMAC, Eduphoria, and TEKSBank for curriculum alignment, assessment and support. 
     
    Professional Staff Development
    We recognize educators as the most valuable resource to promote engaging learning environments that will prepare all students to succeed in a modern digital world. Professional staff development services include our MEGAbyte Consortium, annual technology-based conferences, and technology educator resources such as our weekly Lunch & Learn webinars. We offer a full range of staff development topics that include Blended Learning, Classroom Technology, Digital Citizenship, Flipped Classrooms, Media Literacy, Mobile Learning, Open Education Resources, and Social Media. 

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LRI Contact Information

  • Region One ESC
    Instructional Technology Department
    1900 W. Schunior
    Edinburg, Texas 78541
    (956) 984-6152
     

    Miguel Chuca

    Miguel Chuca,
    Administrator
    Instructional Technology
    Phone: (956) 984-6197
    Karla Lara
     
    Karla Lara,
    Specialist
    Instructional Technology 
    Phone: (956) 984-6143
     
    Omar Lopez 
     
    Omar López,
    Specialist
    Instructional Technology
    Phone: (956) 984-6155
     
     
     

Digital Teaching & Learning Standards

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    ISTE Standards for Students

    Today’s students must be prepared to thrive in a constantly evolving technological landscape. The ISTE Standards for Students are designed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process.
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    ISTE Standards for Educators

    The ISTE Standards for Educators are your road map to helping students become empowered learners. These standards will deepen your practice, promote collaboration with peers, challenge you to rethink traditional approaches and prepare students to drive their own learning.
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    ISTE Standards for Education Leaders

    The ISTE Standards for Education Leaders support the implementation of the ISTE Standards for Students and the ISTE Standards for Educators and provide a framework for guiding digital age learning. These standards target the knowledge and behaviors required for leaders to empower teachers and make student learning possible.
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    ISTE Standards for Coaches

    The ISTE Standards for Coaches help bridge the gap from where we are to where we need to be.  These standards describe the skills and knowledge they need to support their peers in becoming digital age educators. 
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    ISTE Essential Conditions

    The ISTE Essential Conditions are the 14 critical elements necessary to effectively leverage technology for learning. They offer educators and school leaders a research-backed framework to guide implementation of the ISTE Standards, tech planning and systemwide change.
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