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Holiday Closing Notice
In observance of Labor Day our TxVSN offices will close
at 3 p.m. Friday, August 29, 2014
and will reopen Tuesday,
September 2, 2014 at 7 a.m.
Have a wonderful holiday!
Thank you,
The TxVSN Team

 
2014-2015 TxVSN Statewide Course Catalog Public School District and Open Enrollment Charter School
The updated TxVSN Statewide Course Catalog Public School District and Open Enrollment Charter School Agreement for the 2014-2015 school year is ready for your TxVSN District Administrators to complete.
2014-2015 Agreement

 
House Bill 1926 changes to TxVSN
The full session of the 83rd Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1926 which makes some changes to the operations of the TxVSN statewide catalog.  The TxVSN statewide catalog website documentation, agreements, FAQs and other relevant information will be updated upon receipt of final guidance from the Texas Education Agency.

 
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Education Service Center (ESC) Region 10, in collaboration with the Harris County Department of Education, has been awarded Central Operations of the TxVSN. Central Operations will establish communication efforts to facilitate the delivery of online courses and provide information to stakeholders. ESC Region 10 has been selected to serve as the TxVSN partner to conduct the review of electronic courses to be offered through the network.

TxVSN Central Operations, in conjunction with Region 10, will solicit courses from school districts for review and Region 10 will provide training to qualified online course reviewers to determine if an online course(s) submitted for offering through the TxVSN meets the quality standards established by the state.

 

Partnerships

Texas Education Agency

Administering Authority

TEC § 30A.052. The commissioner shall: (1) employ a limited number of administrative employees in connection with the network

TxVSN Focus Group, Surveys, and Success Data

TEC § 30A.051 To the extent practicable, the commissioner shall solicitadvice from school districts concerning: the administration of the statevirtual school network and adoption of rules…

TEC § 30A.052. (2)(c) contract with a regional education service center for the service center to operate the network.

TEC §30A.102 requires electronic courses submitted by a provider school district or school to be reviewed.

TEC §30A.111 Instructors must successfully complete the appropriate professional development before teaching an electronic course offered through network.

Texas Virtual School Network

Region 10 ESC

Harris County Department of Education

TxVSN Approved Professional Development Providers

  • Education Development Center, Inc.              
  • ESC Region 4
  • ESC Region 11
  • ESC Region 16
  • Harris County Dept. of Education
  • Texas A&M University CDLR
  • Texas Connections Academy@Houston
  • University of Houston Clear Lake  

 


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Staff Directory


Becky Bell
rbell@hcde-texas.org
Operations Manager - TxVSN
HCDE Team
713.696.3132


Angela Clark
aclark@hcde-texas.org
Operations Director-TxVSN
HCDE Team
713.696.1764


Lisa Davis
lisa.davis@region10.org
Central Operations Administrative Assistant - TxVSN
Region 10 ESC
(972)348-1718


Verneshia Durden
vdurden@hcde-texas.org
Operations Administrative Assistant - TxVSN
HCDE Team
1.866.938.9876


Laura Hodges
laura.hodges@region10.org
TxVSN Counselor
TxVSN
972.348.1416


Ashley Menefee
ashley,menefee@region10.org
Support Specialist
Region 10 ESC
972.348.1196


JoAnn Roe
joann.roe@region10.org
Course Review Consultant
Region 10 ESC
972.348.1064
 
   
   
Barbara B. Smith
Barbara.Smith@region10.org
Region 10 ESC
Texas Virtual School Network
972.348.1440


Connie Swiderski
connie.swiderski@region10.org
Professional Development & Communications Consultant
Texas Virtual School Network
972.348.1094



 
TxVSN HELP DESK
TxVSNCentral@txvsn.org
1.866.938.9876

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