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Thursday, June 13
 

8:15am

Welcome
Thursday June 13, 2019 8:15am - 8:30am
Bexar Room

8:30am

Keynote: It's Time for a Tune Up!
Speakers
avatar for Darlene Redclift

Darlene Redclift

Coordinator III, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Bexar Room

9:45am

Effective Communication Begins with Me
Our relationship and rapport with our supervisors require two factors that are key to the success of a team.  In this session we will focus on what we can do as individual team members to be better active listeners and communicators.

Speakers
EV

Ed Vara

Field Service Agent, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Kinney Room

9:45am

School Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility
The speaker will discuss the importance of reporting threats and concerns, and will review various anonymous reporting options to maintain school safety. Participants will review the characteristics of a school shooter and the red flag warning signs used to identify concerning behaviors. The speaker will also review state and local school safety initiatives, as well as offer recommendations to promote school safety within our districts. Finally, participants will engage in group discussions regarding various safety scenarios.

Speakers
avatar for Larry Rodriguez

Larry Rodriguez

ESC-20
Larry Rodriguez has worked atESC 20 for the past seven years. He currently works with the Migrant EducationProgram as a Counselor; and also serves as the  McKinney-Vento Liaison,and School Safety Specialist.  


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Maverick and Real Rooms

9:45am

TxEIS/iTCCS and Beyond
What’s in store for the future with new and exciting software development.

Speakers
CT

Carolyn Trip

Student Sofware Support Manager, ESC-20
CW

Charles Wimett

Component Director, ESC-20
TL

Trish Lopez

Software Support Manager, Business, ESC-20
I like to talk about all Business applications.


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
La Salle and Medina Rooms

9:45am

Working with Someone Who is Working Your Nerves
Let’s face it, we all know that someone who is challenging to work with. Working with someone who is known for being “difficult” can be extremely frustrating. Whether they are self-promoting, pushy, lazy, gossiping, or just not easy to get along with, dysfunctional colleagues can make everyone look bad. By learning how to focus on the other person in a positive way, you can make constructive strides in your working relationship. Even if you are justified in finding someone “unpleasant or difficult”, it’s critical to your professional success that you learn the ability to work with anyone. Are you ready to learn just how to deal with someone difficult, then come take part in this informative session!

Speakers
GC

Gentille Crockett

Training & Development Specialist, ESC-20
Dedicated professional with extensive knowledge in adult learning theories. Personal and professional growth should be informative, yet inspirational. Certified True Colors International facilitator, ask me more about this AWESOME training!


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Wilson, Uvalde, and Zavala Rooms

9:45am

Google Calendar, Tasks, and Keep
Calendar, Tasks and Keep can be utilized to make your work life more efficient. In this hands-on session participants will learn to adjust privacy and sharing settings and how to utilize the Google tools that can take your productivity to the next level.

Required: NOTE: THIS IS A DOUBLE SESSION with LIMITED SEATING. Please do not attend unless you can commit to the entire session. This is a hands-on session. All participants will need to know their Google account (personal or school) username and password in order to participate. Computers will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Reeves

Susan Reeves

Consultant & Facilitator, ESC Region 20
Talk to me about all things technology integration! I am a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer and Seesaw Ambassador and love introducing new technology tools to students and teachers that enhance and complement their work. I am certified in Computer Science for 8-12... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:45am - 12:00pm
Cypress Room

9:45am

Google Forms and Sheets
Learn to conduct surveys, quickly collect information, and much more with Google Forms. Discover the many ways data can be analyzed using this tool and how it can save valuable time. Participants will create a basic Google Form and learn how forms data can be viewed, analyzed and manipulated via a Google Sheet. Custom form settings, sharing and how to filter/view data will be reviewed.

Required: NOTE: THIS IS A DOUBLE SESSION with LIMITED SEATING. Please do not attend unless you can commit to the entire session. This is a hands-on session. All participants will need to know their Google account (personal or school) username and password in order to participate. Computers will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Miriam Martinez

Miriam Martinez

Digital Age Learning, Consultant, ESC-20
Miriam has been in education for over 15 years. Taught Math, Science and Technology in Middle and High School. The last four years advocating, passionately, instructional technology integration. As a Consultant for Digital Age Learning at Education Service Center, Region, 20 the scope... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 9:45am - 12:00pm
Cottonwood Room

11:00am

Effective Communication Begins with Me
Our relationship and rapport with our supervisors require two factors that are key to the success of a team.  In this session we will focus on what we can do as individual team members to be better active listeners and communicators.

Speakers
EV

Ed Vara

Field Service Agent, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kinney Room

11:00am

Excel Tips & Tricks for Beginners
This session is for those beginners in need of a quick dose of tips and tricks to improve their Excel proficiency.  

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Dunevant

Jamie Dunevant

Executive Assistant, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kerr Room

11:00am

School Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility
The speaker will discuss the importance of reporting threats and concerns, and will review various anonymous reporting options to maintain school safety. Participants will review the characteristics of a school shooter and the red flag warning signs used to identify concerning behaviors. The speaker will also review state and local school safety initiatives, as well as offer recommendations to promote school safety within our districts. Finally, participants will engage in group discussions regarding various safety scenarios.

Speakers
avatar for Larry Rodriguez

Larry Rodriguez

ESC-20
Larry Rodriguez has worked atESC 20 for the past seven years. He currently works with the Migrant EducationProgram as a Counselor; and also serves as the  McKinney-Vento Liaison,and School Safety Specialist.  


Thursday June 13, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Maverick and Real Rooms

11:00am

TxEIS Custom Reporting
Need a custom report for your administrator, TxEIS has the answer. Learn to create custom reports and share them with others.

Speakers
LA

Leigh Ann Dalros

Software Support Specialist, Student, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
La Salle and Medina Rooms

11:00am

You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader!
Do you work to achieve specific goals by coordinating meetings and preparing agendas? Do you simultaneously work on multiple projects and still meet deadlines? Do you affect the quality of others’ experiences? Do you want to inspire others? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you are a leader, whether you realize it or not. Anyone at any level can learn to be an effective leader and help positively influence your co-workers. This interactive session will help you define your leadership style and provide strategies to lead and positively influence others.

Speakers
GC

Gentille Crockett

Training & Development Specialist, ESC-20
Dedicated professional with extensive knowledge in adult learning theories. Personal and professional growth should be informative, yet inspirational. Certified True Colors International facilitator, ask me more about this AWESOME training!


Thursday June 13, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wilson, Uvalde, and Zavala Rooms

12:00pm

Lunch
Thursday June 13, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bexar Room

12:30pm

Organizational Strategies
Where you work affects how you work. Working in a cluttered, messy, or distracting environment will affect your work, and probably in a negative way.  We will share 4 strategies  to help you navigate the added stress of organization.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Dunevant

Jamie Dunevant

Executive Assistant, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Wilson, Uvalde, and Zavala Rooms

1:15pm

Excel Tips & Tricks for Beginners
This session is for those beginners in need of a quick dose of tips and tricks to improve their Excel proficiency.  

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Dunevant

Jamie Dunevant

Executive Assistant, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kerr Room

1:15pm

How Does My Role Contribute to PEIMS?
Provide an understanding as to how your roles within the District contribute to PEIMS.

Speakers
CP

Cora Perez-Sanchez

PEIMS Coordinator, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
La Salle and Medina Rooms

1:15pm

Maximizing Wellness
Health is defined as an optimal state of physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual well-being. The same explanation applies to wellness. Enhance your overall health and well-being by exploring the eight areas of wellness and becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life.

Speakers
GE

Gretchen Elkins

Project Manager, Child Nutrition, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kinney Room

1:15pm

Partnering with Parents: Effective Communication
Communicating with parents and families is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that educational employees face on a daily basis. Research has shown that establishing strong communication and relationships with parents and families can have positive and tangible effects on a student's success in school. Whether trying to resolve an argument caused by miscommunication or sharing difficult information, this session will provide tips and tools to help you know how to handle tough situations and foster positive relationships with the parents and families in your school district.

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Baumgardner

Kimberly Baumgardner

Consultant, Family Engagement, ESC Region 20
Kimberly has worked in the field of special education for 19 years. She has been on staff at ESC-20 for 10 years. She spent 7 years as a special education curriculum specialist and is currently the Family Engagement Consultant. Kimberly has become quite passionate about empowering... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Maverick and Real Rooms

1:15pm

You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader!
Do you work to achieve specific goals by coordinating meetings and preparing agendas? Do you simultaneously work on multiple projects and still meet deadlines? Do you affect the quality of others’ experiences? Do you want to inspire others? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you are a leader, whether you realize it or not. Anyone at any level can learn to be an effective leader and help positively influence your co-workers. This interactive session will help you define your leadership style and provide strategies to lead and positively influence others.

Speakers
GC

Gentille Crockett

Training & Development Specialist, ESC-20
Dedicated professional with extensive knowledge in adult learning theories. Personal and professional growth should be informative, yet inspirational. Certified True Colors International facilitator, ask me more about this AWESOME training!


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Wilson, Uvalde, and Zavala Rooms

1:15pm

Google Calendar, Tasks, and Keep
Calendar, Tasks and Keep can be utilized to make your work life more efficient. In this hands-on session participants will learn to adjust privacy and sharing settings and how to utilize the Google tools that can take your productivity to the next level.

Required: NOTE: THIS IS A DOUBLE SESSION with LIMITED SEATING. Please do not attend unless you can commit to the entire session. This is a hands-on session. All participants will need to know their Google account (personal or school) username and password in order to participate. Computers will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Reeves

Susan Reeves

Consultant & Facilitator, ESC Region 20
Talk to me about all things technology integration! I am a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer and Seesaw Ambassador and love introducing new technology tools to students and teachers that enhance and complement their work. I am certified in Computer Science for 8-12... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Cypress Room

1:15pm

Google Forms and Sheets
Learn to conduct surveys, quickly collect information, and much more with Google Forms. Discover the many ways data can be analyzed using this tool and how it can save valuable time. Participants will create a basic Google Form and learn how forms data can be viewed, analyzed and manipulated via a Google Sheet. Custom form settings, sharing and how to filter/view data will be reviewed.

Required: NOTE: THIS IS A DOUBLE SESSION with LIMITED SEATING. Please do not attend unless you can commit to the entire session. This is a hands-on session. All participants will need to know their Google account (personal or school) username and password in order to participate. Computers will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Miriam Martinez

Miriam Martinez

Digital Age Learning, Consultant, ESC-20
Miriam has been in education for over 15 years. Taught Math, Science and Technology in Middle and High School. The last four years advocating, passionately, instructional technology integration. As a Consultant for Digital Age Learning at Education Service Center, Region, 20 the scope... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 1:15pm - 3:30pm
Cottonwood Room

2:30pm

How Does PEIMS Data Impact Accountability?
Gain insight as to how PEIMS data affects accountability and understand the need behind data integrity.

Speakers
CP

Cora Perez-Sanchez

PEIMS Coordinator, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
La Salle and Medina Rooms

2:30pm

Maximizing Wellness
Health is defined as an optimal state of physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual well-being. The same explanation applies to wellness. Enhance your overall health and well-being by exploring the eight areas of wellness and becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life.

Speakers
GE

Gretchen Elkins

Project Manager, Child Nutrition, ESC-20


Thursday June 13, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kinney Room

2:30pm

Partnering with Parents: Effective Communication
Communicating with parents and families is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that educational employees face on a daily basis. Research has shown that establishing strong communication and relationships with parents and families can have positive and tangible effects on a student's success in school. Whether trying to resolve an argument caused by miscommunication or sharing difficult information, this session will provide tips and tools to help you know how to handle tough situations and foster positive relationships with the parents and families in your school district.

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Baumgardner

Kimberly Baumgardner

Consultant, Family Engagement, ESC Region 20
Kimberly has worked in the field of special education for 19 years. She has been on staff at ESC-20 for 10 years. She spent 7 years as a special education curriculum specialist and is currently the Family Engagement Consultant. Kimberly has become quite passionate about empowering... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Maverick and Real Rooms

2:30pm

Working with Someone Who is Working Your Nerves
Let’s face it, we all know that someone who is challenging to work with. Working with someone who is known for being “difficult” can be extremely frustrating. Whether they are self-promoting, pushy, lazy, gossiping, or just not easy to get along with, dysfunctional colleagues can make everyone look bad. By learning how to focus on the other person in a positive way, you can make constructive strides in your working relationship. Even if you are justified in finding someone “unpleasant or difficult”, it’s critical to your professional success that you learn the ability to work with anyone. Are you ready to learn just how to deal with someone difficult, then come take part in this informative session!

Speakers
GC

Gentille Crockett

Training & Development Specialist, ESC-20
Dedicated professional with extensive knowledge in adult learning theories. Personal and professional growth should be informative, yet inspirational. Certified True Colors International facilitator, ask me more about this AWESOME training!


Thursday June 13, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Wilson, Uvalde, and Zavala Rooms

3:45pm

Closing & Door Prizes
Must be present to win!

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Bexar Room