The TEA has also published guidance documents for Texas public schools regarding state assessment and its impact on graduation. You can access the guidance by clicking on the button below and this information is also available on the TEA webpage: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance. Please check back on the TEA page often for additional updates.
State assessment highlights include:
All State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) administrations scheduled for April, May, and June 2020 are cancelled.
The STAAR Alternate 2 administration window required under TEC, §39.023(b) and scheduled for March 30 through April 21, 2020 is cancelled.
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)
Providing Transition-Focused Activities Online and At Home (Webinar Recording)
NTACT staff and others share tips and resources to support the continued learning and skill development of students, while school and community access are severely restricted. Staytuned to their website, https://transitionta.org/events-details, for additional resources that supplement the recording of this webinar.
Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE)
Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis (Webinar Recording)
CASE staff and others share information and resources to support the continuum of learning and skill development of students, while schools have suspended normal operations. Navigate to their website, https://www.casecec.org/, for additional webinars on this topic in the coming weeks.
We are all likely drinking from the fire hose of free resources right now, so our goal is to highlight just a few resources for you to explore. We know educators across the state are working tireless hours to support students and your own families. Just know that we are here to support you whenever you may need us.
The SCTN website now has a
COVID-19 Resources page, where we will continually update resources to support educators during this time.