Region One ESC Brownsville Extension Office

  • The Brownsville Extension Office was established to meet the growing demand for professional development needs in the southernmost area of the Region One ESC area. We design and deliver targeted professional development and innovative solutions to educators, students, and parent/community members in public and non-public districts within our cluster.  Our highly skilled staff encourages collaborative and instructional approaches toward the education of diverse learners to include Students with Disabilities and English Learners.

    Services and supports available:

    • Federal program technical assistance and training (EL, GT, CTE, Migrant Education, and Special Education)
    • Core Content Workshops
    • Making Thinking Visible
    • Cross-Curricular Instruction 
    • Vocabulary Development
    • Formative Assessments 
    • Make and Take Sessions
    • Classroom Management sessions
    • Social Emotional Learning Supports
    • Texas Reading Academies
    • Texas Instructional Leadership 
    • Effective Schools Framework
    • Texas Lesson Study Framework
    • TExES Bilingual Certification ESL 154, Bilingual Supplemental 164 & BTLPT
    Districts Served:
      Brownsville ISD, Los Fresnos CISD, Point Isabel ISD, San Benito CISD, Harmony Science Academy, IDEA Academy Brownsville, Ignite Brownsville Center, Jubilee Leadership Academy, Mid-Valley Academy San Benito, Premier High School of Brownsville, Raul Yzaguirre School for Success, Diocese of Brownsville.
    The Brownsville Extension Office serves as a liaison to our Region One Edinburg office and provides timely information as well as direct services to our cluster.
    Dream Team

    Anabel Rangel, Director
    (956) 984-6191

    Juliana Simmons, Senior Program Assistant  
    (956) 984-6191

    Benjamin Avalos, Math Specialist
    (956) 984-6191

    Leticia Garza, Math Specialist
    (956) 984-6191  

    Susy Valdez, ELAR Specialist
    (956) 984-6191

    Maria D. Piedra, Bilingual/ESL Specialist
    (956) 984-6191

    Brenda Contreras, Bilingual/ESL Specialist
    (956) 984-6191

    Mary E. Gonzalez, Texas Lesson Study Lead

    405 E. Levee
    Brownsville, TX 78520