Services for Educators

IDRA Technical Assistance

On an annual basis, IDRA provides on-site training and technical assistance to thousands of teachers and students across the country and to more than 1,600 school districts and other groups. With an unwavering commitment to student success, our services provide...

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Evaluation Research Services

Target AudienceSchools and school districts implementing Title III programs School and School District Needs Addressed At the conclusion of every second fiscal year, schools and school districts that are receiving Title III funds must submit an evaluation to the state...

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Parent Involvement and Leadership Development

Target AudienceSpanish-speaking parents of school-age children Parent Needs Addressed Parents want their children to grow up to be happy, successful, productive adults. Many parents, however, may not know how to navigate and negotiate the educational system. They may, for example,...

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ESL and Bilingual Education

Language Acquisition in Diverse Classrooms Focusing on Language and Academic Instructional Renewal (FLAIR) Increase cognitive growth and academic achievement in reading for all students, including linguistically diverse students, through an intensive language-across-the-curriculum program. This professional development model helps teachers transform...

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Engagement-Based Sheltered Instruction

Are your English language learners meeting state standards and passing required tests? IDRA’s new research-based sheltered instruction model can assist you in improving the academic success of your English language learners. The model focuses on student engagement. Engagement in the...

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Math and Science Education

Math Smart!™ “IDRA is the reason we are off of AYP; now we can breathe and focus on our next goal: increasing the number of kids in higher level math.” — Principal, South Texas , 2007 Energize student learning in...

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Semillitas Project

IDRA Early Childhood Education Project Semillitas ~ Seedlings for Learning is a community-driven project for educational transformation in early childhood, led by IDRA in collaboration with universities, schools and early childhood centers and funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The...

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Transitions to Teaching

Empowering Teachers to Serve Today’s Classrooms Preparing a New Generation of Teachers for Science, Technology, Math and Special Education Teachers Learning and Leading, In Community Across the South, public schools need skilled, committed teachers, who are passionate about innovation and...

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Alianza

Note: This program is no longer active. As the number of Latino youth in the United States increases, there is a critical shortage of people who are prepared and certified to teach students who are learning English. Less than half...

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Serving Migrant Students

The lifestyle of migrant families is filled with challenges, opportunities and an ever-present belief that today's work and a good education will provide a better tomorrow. For more than 30 years, the federal government has provided funds to schools to...

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College for All

View pdf version. Meeting the Texas Success Initiative and Closing the Gap by 2015 challenges as described by the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, requires establishing a college-going culture where the expectation is that all...

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