Field Service Agents
Field Service Agents provide technical assistance to superintendents and facilitate communication among districts, the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and ESC-20.
School Board Training is also provided to districts at cost.
Business Management Cooperative
This cooperative provides multiple school finance critical issues sessions for two participants, onsite technical assistance and phone support for all areas of school finance including FIRST and estimating state aide. Membership also includes attendance at mandatory investment officer training.
Investment Officer Training
This training is required for school district chief financial officers and investment officers every two years.
School Board Training
The Texas Legislature has mandated "a course of training" for all school board members. The purpose of this requirement is to prepare ISD board members and the superintendent to work as a leadership team to improve the academic performance of all LEA students. Charter School Board training can be customized according to Superintendent and current law. Region 20 is committed to providing development programs for all LEAs to help achieve this goal.  Some of the sessions that we provide is listed below:

  • New Board Member Orientation to the TEC
    (Tier 1 training, required for all first time board members)
  • Legislative Update
    (Tier 1 training required after every regular and called legislative session)
  • Accountability (may be chosen for Tier 2 or 3)
  • Superintendent Evaluation (may be chosen for Tier 2 or 3)
  • Board/Superintendent Relations (may be chosen for Tier 2 or 3)
  • Goal Setting (typically Level 3, but can be combined with Tier 2)
  • Developing/Reviewing Operating Procedures for the Team of Eight (Tier 2 or 3)
  • Understanding the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (F.I.R.S.T.) (Tier 3).
  • Parent and Community Relations (Tier 2 or 3)
  • Building the Team of 8 Through Relationships (Tier 2 or 3)
  • Understanding Ethics and the Team of 8 (Tier 2 or 3)
  • Developing a Vision and Mission Statement (Tier 3)
  • Robert’s Rules of Order (Tier 2 or 3)
  • Lone Star Governance (Tier 2 or 3)
  • Customized training for Charter Schools and ISDs
Contacts:
Dee Ann Drummond-Estlack
(210) 370-5791
Contact Dee Ann
Drummond-Estlack
Linda McAnelly
(210) 370-5693
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Larry Stavinoha
(210) 370-5603
Contact Larry Stavinoha
Ed Vara
(210) 370-5471
Contact Ed Vara