Data Management & Technology Services
Expert Assistance for Educators and Technology Directors
From data management to internet access and maintaining your network, ESC Region 12 offers a variety of products and services to keep districts up and running and up-to-date with 21st-century learning.
Specialists are available to provide support through professional development (both on-site and at the center) and through unlimited certified assistance.
This program provides schools with products which assist schools in managing data. Specialists are available to provide support through professional development (both on your campus and at the Service Center) and through unlimited expert assistance.
The web-based applications provided by DMAC® exist to supply Texas educators with state-of-the-art tools and services necessary to develop and improve the quality of education provided to students. This allows for more time with students and less time planning, testing, grading and disaggregating data. Designed for educators, by educators, DMAC® also provides unlimited customer support via phone and webinars to all users at no additional cost.
The suite of Eduphoria web-based applications help schools run smoothly. The suite includes Aware, Strive, Forethought, Helpdesk, Formspace and Facilities & Events.
Eduphoria! School Objects provides student data analysis in a web-based, interactive format. Data can be analyzed from district to school to individual teacher or student.
Eduphoria! PDAS provides a web-based total PDAS management system, giving principals a single tool to create, submit and monitor PDAS. Teachers have instant access to appraisal instruments including walkthroughs and standard appraisal documents. They may also complete the teacher self report.
TEKSbank, is developed by the ESCs for our Texas schools. We have 50,000 items developed to the cognitive and procedural rigor of the TEKS and STAAR. We work year round to update and develop new items to keep the bank current and fresh. If you are a TEKS Resource System district, then you will get access to the TRS Unit Assessment items too!
We also provide Navigate. Navigate is the dynamic item bank developed and curated by Certica and formerly NWEA and ETS. Navigate offers over 68,000 high-quality standards-based items have been written and/or aligned to Texas-specific learning standards.
The best part is that you can purchase both of these banks through Education Service Centers. We have used our combined purchasing power to negotiate a much lower price for Navigate. Plus, if you purchase both TEKSbank and Navigate, we can offer even lower, bundle pricing.
Watch a video about TEKSbank >
EDLINK12 provides Internet Access service to any Texas Independent School District and educational supportive nonprofit organization.
EDLINK12 services, except filtering are E-Rate eligible.
A Certified Technician can help to maintain and support technology on the local area network, including file servers, workstations, connection devices and desktop/network operating systems. This service also helps districts maintain network connectivity, support email systems and Web servers, and help with the overall direction and technology planning and design as needed.
The Rent-A-Tech program provides:
Digital Learning Network (by combining the Technology Coordinators and Contacts group with the DigIn group) in an effort to bring together technology coordinators and digital innovation leaders. The goal of this collaborative network is to learn, grow, and work together as we innovate and transform education.
Virtual Information Security Officer services
Sentinel Network Security Appliance
Think of Centurion as your on-site 24/7 CyberSecurity Analyst. Centurion will watch your network traffic, proactively looking for attacks, including
Phishing & Training
ESC Region 12 is pleased to offer two learning management systems at a discount to schools in Region 12. The two systems, Canvas & Schoology provide systems that allows educators to import, build and manage courses, to grade and to communicate with their students.
For more information, contact Lisa McCray
254.297.1262 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Schoology is a learning management system (LMS) that has all the tools your institution needs to create engaging content, design lessons, and assess student understanding.
Open, intuitive, and born in the cloud, Canvas streamlines all the digital tools and content that teachers and students love, for a simpler and more connected learning experience.
The Texas Education Telecommunications Network, TETN, supports K-12 educators statewide by providing videoconferencing services that save valuable time and money in travel. TETN is funded by the twenty Education Service Centers and the Texas Education Agency. Some examples of videoconferences scheduled on TETN include administrative meetings, professional development, Legislative and policy updates, public hearings on Commissioner rules, and peer collaboration for special education specialists. TETN also supports students through dual-credit courses, High School courses, and virtual field trips.
TETN Digital Recordings
TETN digitally records all statewide videoconferences. The ESC Region 12 is covering the cost of the TETN's so that Region 12 districts do not have to be a member of a COOP to receive access to recorded events. Recordings are accessed by using a computer and are protected by an access login.
Please register in ESCWorks to participate in a TETN session. The link will be emailed to you once you have registered. If you would like access to the recording of a TETN, please contact the ESC Region 12 specialist over the session. Click here to view the schedule for upcoming TETN’s available to all Region 12 districts.
The Education Service Center Region 12 in partnership with the Texas Education Agency is implementing an outreach and support program that increases awareness and understanding of and participation in the Texas Virtual School Network (TXVSN).
This outreach program provides a liaison to:
The Discovery Education K-12 learning platform service (formerly, Video Streaming) combines dynamic curated TEKS-aligned curriculum content and resources with on-demand teaching strategies, personalized for your needs as an educator. There are two service options for 2020-2021.
Discovery Education Base includes:
Discovery Education Experience or DEX (formerly Discovery Education Streaming Plus) includes:
Supporting activities include:
Discovery Education Virtual Resources/Training
Region 12 DE Streaming Members 19-20
Subscribe to Our Email Groups
DMAC Email Group
This email group is available for those interested in DMAC software for data management solutions. It will be used to provide information about training, support and resources for data management. Join now >
eduphoria! Email Group
This email group is available for those interested in Eduphoria software for data management solutions. It will be used to provide information about training, support and resources for data management. Join now >
Techcon Email Group
This email group is available to Technology Coordinators and Contacts from Region 12 districts, charter schools, and private schools and provides an avenue for personnel in Region 12 responsible for technology instruction and support to communicate with one another as well as for ESC Region 12 technology staff members to share information regarding updates, news and events of interest. Join now >
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