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August 22, 2019
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Home Visitation

Though the critical role of family engagement, ESC-2 provides home visitation services to children and their families in Nueces, San Patricion and Kleberg counties using two grants - Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) and Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support (HOPES II).

Project Early Explorer

The Education Service Center's Early Scholars Academy (ESA) is a 16,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility that features nine beautiful hands-on discovery centers. Students engage in interactive, self-directed educational activities that are driven by curiosity, exploration, manipulation, and social interaction. Since doors opened in 2011 the ESA has served over 61,400  pre-school and school-aged children through annually scheduled special events, summer camps, and career days.

Texas Performance Standards Task Development

The Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP) provides a series of TEKS-based performance tasks and assessments for gifted/talented (G/T) students in grades K-12. ESC-2 will develop four research topics for students to choose, and they will develop an advanced product and/or performance. Tasks are interdisciplinary and will have goals that articulate specific learning objectives. Task components include: a list of task components, resources to support instruction and applicable foundation content area, TKDS, and College and Career Readiness Standards.

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