Effective Border Schools Conference

El Paso Mountains
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    The Education Service Center-Region 19 is proud to host the 4th Annual Effective Border Schools Conference in collaboration with Region One Education Service Center. This conference showcases effective practices in Bilingual and English as a Second Language programs as well as best practices for school leaders to help Change the Narrative for English Learners in our schools and districts. There will be national, state and local presenters who are experts in the field of bilingual and bicultural education.

     This event will take place at:
    Head Start Multi-Purpose Center

    11670 Chito Samaniego Dr.
    El Paso, TX 79936

    Registration Fees

    reg fees 2018

     Intended Audience

    School Board Members, Superintendents, District Directors, School Administrators, K-12 Bilingual/ESL/Core Curriculum/Special Education Teachers, Parent Liaisons, and Paraprofessionals.

    Conference Strands

    • Courageous Leadership
    • Policy, Governance, & Education Reform
    • Cultivating Teacher Effectiveness
    • Empowering Instructional Practices
    • Special Education
    • Families & Communities Engaged

    This conference aligns to the 7 Critical Success Factors (CSFs),
    the Texas Principal Evaluation & Support System (T-PESS) and the Texas Teacher Evaluation & Support System (T-TESS).

    ***Educators will receive Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for days attended***



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    Session Highlight


    This year Effective Border Schools Conference will feature a student panel. Learn about Francisco Mata, Erik Espinoza, and Shyanne Murguia's journey in seeking the opportunities they deserve and conquering them wholeheartedly as highlighted in the film Home + Away: Our Story, Our Journey.



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    ESC Region 19

    Eliza Simental
    Title III Consultant
    Leadership & Accountability
    esimental@esc19.net / 915.780.5320

    Region One ESC

    Karina E. Chapa
    Language Proficiency, Biliteracy, and Cultural Diversity Director
    Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Division
    kchapa@esc1.net / 956.984.6246