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  • Olympiad for Teachers of Mathematics

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 1/17/2017

     

    Olympiad

     

    In collaboration with The National Research University the Higher School of Economics, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the University of Texas at El Paso, this The event has gained popularity year by year. In the past eight years, more than 24,000 teachers of educational institutions across the worldhave come together to test their mathematics knowledge. This is our opportunity to let our region 19teachers shine in an international platform.

     

    Teachers of Mathematics around the world are invited to take part in a professional competition –

    The Second International Olympiad PROFI (hereinafter – Olympiad).

     

    Olympiad Objectives:

    • To highlight the talent of math teachers.

    • To motivate educators to continuously grow their professional skills as they raise the quality of education of students.

    To develop and nurture a professional community of math teachers.

     

    For detailed information, please visit: http://test.hse.perm.ru.

    You may also address your questions by phone at +7 (342) 200-95-41, 200-95-42 or by e-mail: olymp@hse.ru or at vvedernikob@hse.ru.

     

    Please join us January 17, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Region 19 main offices to learn more about this amazing opportunity!!!

     

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  • White House honors SISD Counselor Tammi Mackeben

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 1/17/2017

    White House

     

    Tammi Mackeben and nine other extraodrinary counselors from all over the country, were recognized for their outstanding work as school counselors, January 6, 2017. All 10 counselors are National School Counselors for the year 2017. The event took place in the Red Room located in the White House. This was part of First Lady Michelle Obama's farewell speech. 

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  • Happy Halloween!

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 10/31/2016

    HeadStart students celebrate Halloween at ESC Region 19!

    Happy Halloween

     

    The Kiddos from Remcon HeadStart stopped by our office this morning to Trick-orTreat! Check out these awesome costumes! 

     

    Kids1

     

    They were all dressed in the spirit of Halloween and ready to collect their goodies! 

     

    Kids2

     

    Even the grown-ups joined in on the fun!

     

    All Smiles

     

    All smiles as these little ones shout out "Trick-or-Treat!"

     


     

    ESC 19 Staff celebrates Halloween! 

     

    Many of our employees joined in dressing up for the day's festivities!

    Super Heroes

     

    Pirates

     

     

    Muertos

     

    Heroes

     

    Cats

     

    Hulk

     

    It's pat

     

     

     

    Group Photo

     

     

     

     

     

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  • FREE TEA Sessions!

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 10/27/2016

    Teas Success Flyer

     

    Schedule

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  • Way to go RoboAztechs!

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 10/27/2016

     

    RoboAzTechs

     

    A message from El Dorado high School Robotics teachers, Mr. Gerardo Sanchez:

     

    I would like to announce that your RoboAzTechs competed this past weekend at NMSU.  It was a great day of competition and as always our students did an excellent job at the competition.  I would like to recognized them for their dedication to the team and our community.  During intersession they work very hard to earned all these achievements plus at the same time mentor other schools.  They were here all two weeks of intersession working very hard to achieve this goal as we will be representing our city in Dallas, Texas.  Again thank you for your support!

     

    We were awarded the following:

     

    3rd place BEST Website

    3rd place BEST Game

    3rd place BEST Exhibit & Interview

    4th place BEST Overall

    1st place in the UIL Category!

     

    Thanks to the following students:

     

    Alexa Hernandez

    Annai Cuvelier

    Kevin Estrada

    David Guereca

    Mariana Sigala

    Felipe Carlos

    Diego Sanchez

     

    Brian Hernandez

    Amanda Borgaro

    Hector Duran

     

    Luis Duran

    Michelle De Leon

    Joel Cardoso

    Rovertho Blanco

    Bryan Muela

    Aurea Hernandez

    Julio Alvarado

     

    Please visit our website at http://roboaztechs.org/  for more information

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  • Girl Powered

    Posted by Laura Chaidez at 10/12/2016

    Girl Powered

     

    On October 11, 2016 Eastwood High School’s Robotic Team partnered up with Robotics Education Competition (REC) Foundation and VEX Robotics, Inc. to host “Girl Powered”

     

    GirlPowered    

           

           More than 300 girls from all over El Paso participated in Girl Powered, which fell on the International Day of the Girl Child. The event consisted of engaging activities, speakers and workshops that excited and encouraged girls to participate in competitive robotics, and further encouraged them to take an interest in the STEM field. Throughout their day, the girls had the opportunity to participate in leadership activities, compete, and hear from STEM organizations.

     

    UTEP 3D Printer  

     

    This event was an initiative to engage more young women in science, technology, engineering, and math. Through the REC Foundation, many of these young girls are presented a series of robotics engineering programs that engages them from elementary school through college in the classroom and competitions. “Eastwood Robotics is proud to support this great foundation,” said Raul Torres, Eastwood robotics coach. “Anything we can do to empower, inform, and engage more girls to pursue careers in STEM and robotics is worth doing.”

     

    Source: http://elpasoheraldpost.com/eastwood-high-host-stem-themed-girl-powered-event/

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  • World Teachers Day

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 10/5/2016

    World Teachers Day

     

    World Teachers Day was created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1994 to celebrate the educators of the world. The global holiday is held on Oct. 5 each year in recognition of the special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris that adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers on that date in 1966. The recommendation declared education a fundamental human right, acknowledged the essential role of teachers to society, set international standards and defined teachers' responsibilities. 

     

    For most, Oct. 5 is just a day to pay their teachers a little bit of extra gratitude for shaping their lives and minds and those of their children. UNESCO holds an annual conference in Paris where it hands out the Hamdan Prize awards, but the organization recommends those who can not attend the Paris event take the opportunity "to discuss, compare, learn, argue, share and improve" wherever they are in the world. 

     

    source: ibtimes

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  • San Eli's Special Homecoming

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 9/23/2016

    San Eli's Special Homecoming

     

    Friday, September 23, San Elizario High School celebrated its traditional Homecoming Pep Rally and Foot ball game.

     

    Getting Pretty

     

    What makes this year’s Homecoming Pep Rally special, is that we have two Special Ed students, Silvanna “Cici” Ortiz and Brandy Ornelas, who got nominated by their peers as this year’s San Elizario High School Homecoming King & Queen. This is a “SEHS first” since in the past, we have never had two Special Ed students be chosen as King & Queen. In fact, it’s been 15 years since at least one Special Ed student was nominated!

     

     Standing before the crowd

     

    Both students were ecstatic about wearing their crown’s during Friday’s Pep Rally and were cheered on by the entire school. They were also “re-crowned” during halftime on Friday’s football game against Anthony High School.

     

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Aguirre: Recipient of 2016 UTEP Golden Nugget!

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 9/20/2016

     

    Dr. Armando Aguirre

     

    Every year, The University of Texas at El Paso and the UTEP Alumni Association honor a group of men and women whose achievements stand out as monuments to dedication, integrity and hard work – they are the UTEP Distinguished Alumni and Gold Nugget Award recipients.

     

    “This year’s Distinguished Alumni have made an impact as a successful entrepreneur, a noted anesthesiologist and an award-winning historian,” said Maribel Villalva, UTEP assistant vice president for alumni relations. “Similarly, our Gold Nuggets range from K-12 and higher education leaders to nationally recognized performers, business leaders and health professionals.

     

    “These former Miners are wonderful examples of the UTEP spirit and the drive to succeed. They were once proud students at UTEP and, upon graduation, went out and made their mark on the world. They continue to make a difference in the lives of others and they remain true Miners every step of the way. We are proud to honor these very deserving and inspiring individuals and look forward to welcoming them back home.”

     

    The 2016 awardees will be officially recognized during UTEP’s 2016 Homecoming Week, Oct. 23-29.

     

    About Dr. Aguirre:

     

    "Since 2014, Armando Aguirre, Ed.D., has been executive director of Education Service Center-Region 19, an organization that assists area teachers and administrators to better serve students. Aguirre earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in education from UTEP, which helped prepare him for his 30-plus year career in education. He has taught or administered at every level from elementary school to higher education. Aguirre’s goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of students and to involve families in academic decisions."

     

    Source: http://news.utep.edu/utep-announces-2016-distinguished-alumni-gold-nuggets/

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  • 2016 FAFSA Nights Schedule

    Posted by Sean Christmas at 9/20/2016

    Interested in learning about applying for student financial aid? FAFSA Nights are located throughout El Paso and created to help students and parents learn about student financial aid. 

     

    Here is the schdule of times and locations to attend these free workshops:

     

    2016 FAFSA Nights Schedule

     

    For more info please visit: 

    http://www.elpaso.org/business-resource/fafsa-nights/

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