COVID-19 Resources and Support

  • We are in a challenging situation with COVID-19 but be assured the Educator Preparation Program staff of the Region One ESC are here to support and guide our candidates participating in alternative educator certification.  We are working to ensure our coordinated efforts are accurate and aligned with the state’s response.  The following links are a great resources to stay connected with current news and Region One ESC support.

    Free webinar offerings to support remote learning are located at: www.esc1.net/elearning 


    TEA Updates

    TEA COVID-19 Support and Guidance:

    https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/coronavirus-covid-19-support-and-guidance

     

    TEA Instructional Continuity Resources of Best Practices – TEA is updating this site daily

    https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/instructional-continuity-planning-framework

     

    Educator Preparation Programs Provider Resources

    https://tea.texas.gov/texas-educators/preparation-and-continuing-education/program-provider-resources


    Educator Testing

    Pearson has suspended all Texas Educator Certification exams for 30 days until April 16, 2020.  If you were registered to take an exam, Pearson is sending cancellation notices and instructions for scheduling new appointments directly to examinees. 

    Please visit the Texas Educator Certification Examination Program website at www.tx.nesinc.com for more information.

    ETS has announced modifications to the spring 2020 submission of PASL – Performance Assessment for School Leaders.  The new deadline dates are as follows:

    • Registration deadline – May 11, 2020
    • Task submission deadline – May 20, 2020 (at 2pm ET)
    • Score reporting to candidates – June 17, 2020
    • Resubmission deadline – July 1, 2020
    • Resubmission Task submission deadline – July 8, 2020 (at 2pm ET)
    • Resubmission score reporting to candidates – July 29, 2020

    ETS will continue to provide updates periodically.  This information is also available at www.ets.org.

Last Modified on March 27, 2020