COVID-19 Supports

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    Region One Education Service Center is continuing to provide quality supports for school systems, leaders, parents, teachers and students during this world-wide health emergency. In the Office of College, Career and Life Readiness our programs have dedicated time and resources to support your school systems. Currently, our program Specialists, Coordinators and Directors are working diligently to create online content to support your students, parents, educators and community members. On each of the program webpages, you will find specific content to support the area of focus.

    We want to continue to provide you the latest information regarding college, career and life readiness. We will continuously update this page to ensure that you have the most pertinent information regarding the areas of support needed.

    Here are some important updates:


    Find more information regarding ACT testing updates at: 

    ACT COVID 19 page

    For support regarding SAT testing updates, go to:        

    The College Board SAT Updates

    For support regarding AP testing updates, go to:         

     AP testing updates

    Resources for counselors: 

    American School Counselor Association COVID 19 Resources

    National College Association Network COVID 19 Resources 

    Texas Department of Family and Protective Services COVID-19 Mental Health Supports

    Updates from Higher Education:  

    Texas Higher Education COVID 19 page

    Updates from the Texas Workforce Commission: 

    Texas Workforce Commission COVID 19 resources

    During these challenging times, please rest assured that we at Region One ESC are here to support you. It is our goal to continue providing you with superior technical assistance, timely guidance, and excellent professional learning opportunities that will help your school systems continue to offer outstanding services to your students and their families.

    Please visit this page often for the most updated information available on College, Career and Life Readiness supports for distance learning. Let's stay connected!


  • Melissa Lopez, Administrator
    Office line (956) 984-6046
    Fax line (956) 984-7645
    Norma O. McCormick, Director
    Office line (956) 984-6034
    Rosie Franco, Specialist
    Office line (956) 984-6048
    Fax line (956) 984-7645
    Jose M.Castillo, Specialist
    Office line (956) 984-6111
    Fax line (956) 984-7645

  • Social Emotional Resources:


    There is a weekly webinar at CASEL  on Fridays focused on helping educators and others during this time.  Please register here.

    ACT has provided free SEL resources on their blog.