You are invited to participate in the Early College High School (ECHS) Best Practices Summit. The purpose of the Summit is to present successful models and strategies for implementing and sustaining ECHS campuses. Topics will include best practices based on the ECHS Blueprint such as recruiting, enrolling, and serving the target population; dual credit readiness and support; and effective ECHS leadership teams. Teams of four from each ECHS campus are invited to attend. Participants should include leadership team members, such as superintendents, principals, teacher leaders, college liaisons, and/or counselors.

Westin Austin at the Domain (website)
11301 Domain Dr.
Austin, Texas 78758

August 2, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 AM
8:30 – 8:45 AM
8:45 – 10:15 AM
10:15 – 10:30 AM
10:30 – 11:30 AM
11:30 – 1:00 PM
1:00 – 1:15 PM
1:15 – 2:30 PM
2:30 – 2:45 PM
2:45 – 3:45 PM
4:00 – 4:45 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Featured Speakers
Lunch with Keynote
Breakout 1 – Meet with Coaches
Breakout 2
Optional Q & A with TEA

August 3, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 AM
8:30 – 8:45 AM
8:45 – 9:45 AM
9:45 – 10:30 AM
10:30 – 11:15 AM
11:15 – 11:30 AM
11:30 – 12:45 PM
12:45 – 1:00 PM
1:00 – 2:00 PM
2:00 – 2:15 PM
2:15 – 3:15 PM
3:30 – 4:15 PM

Featured Speakers
Lunch with Keynote
Breakout 3
Breakout 4
Optional Q&A with TEA

The ECHS Best Practices Summit will feature 28 breakout sessions. Some breakout session topics include:

  • Texas Success initiative and College Readiness
  • Support and Training for Counselors
  • Summer/Winter Bridge Programs
  • Creating the IHE/ECHS Academic Calendar and Master Schedule
  • Educator Ethics
  • Plus many more

ESC Region 13 is covering the cost of the Summit registration, breakfast, lunch, and two full-days of breakout sessions. Campuses will be responsible for travel expenses.

Registration for this Summit is set up through ESC Region 13 E-Campus system.  If you do not already have an account established, click on the following link to set one up:

After your account has been created in E-Campus, login to register for the appropriate workshop using the designated workshop ID number. (See below)

ECHS Best Practices Summit: Workshop ID SU1736511 (Use this workshop ID to register for both days)

Registration will open Monday, March 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM.
Registration closes Thursday, July 27 at 5:00 PM. On-site registration will not be available.

Since this Summit is not open to the general public, it is hidden from the online course catalog.  If you try and search for it in the catalog, you will be unable to find it.  To access the registration page for the Summit, go to the portfolio page of your account and search for the Workshop ID in the field where it says “To register for a specific workshop enter the workshop number here.”

If you have any problems or need to make a change with registration, please contact the Staff Development Office:  (512) 919-5219 or (512) 919-5456 OR



ESC Region 13 has blocked a limited number of guest rooms at a special rate for registered attendee at a variety of hotels. Registration through e-campus does not guarantee a sleeping room.

List of ECHS Summit Accommodations

If you have any questions please contact Monica Paz at ESC Region 13 at

Dr. Kimberly Wilson-Woodson
Coordinator: Early College High School
Education Service Center Region 13

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