Preparing for T-TESS: How to Meet the Challenges and Make T-TESS Work For Texas Schools

Get an Inside Look At What to Expect From T-TESS and What You Can Do to Make Your Implementation a Success

Drawing on the experience of 64 districts that piloted T-TESS in the 2014-2015 school year and over 200 currently piloting the program, we’ve identified some of the toughest and most common challenges of T-TESS implementation.

Join Susanna Garza and Samantha Gallegos of ESC Region 20 as they walk you through what to expect and offer strategies, tools, and resources to help turn the challenges of T-TESS into opportunities for school success.

Suggested audience: Central Office Staff and Campus Administrators.

A certificate of attendance and the PowerPoint presentation will be made available after the webinar.

Webinar Info:

Preparing for T-TESS: How to Meet the Challenges and Make T-TESS Work For Texas Schools
Presented by: Susanna Garza and Samantha Gallegos of the Education Service Center, Region 20.

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2015

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About the Presenters:

Samantha Gallegos serves as Coordinator of School Support and Leadership Development at Education Service Center, Region 20.  Samantha is celebrating her 25thyear in education and has had the honor in serving in multiple roles both at the campus and district level.  She has been a Campus Administrator, District Coordinator, Curriculum Director and the amazing honor of being a classroom teacher.  Samantha believes that teaching is truly the profession that creates all other professions.

Ben Goodro is a Senior Strategic Partner Advisor for Texas at School Improvement Network. Ben has spent the past 3 years supporting over 500 schools in Texas with the implementation of online Professional Development. Ben comes from Higher Ed where he worked with the enrollment and on-boarding of students into college. It was here that Ben learned the importance and the value in preparing our K-12 students for college, career and life. Ben is passionate about supporting teachers because of the powerful influence and impact they have on our children’s futures.