ESC Region 2 TEX²


Mrs. Patricia Garcia
Science Specialist


The ESC-2, Texas Teacher Externship Program will develop a professional development opportunity connecting the classroom to the workplace. Fifteen Region 2 teachers will spend a total of 40 hours at two industry partner work sites learning about the trends, skills and opportunities in industries in order to enrich and strengthen instruction. In addition to the 40 hours at industry sites, externs will spend 30 hours at the Education Service Center, Region 2 researching industry trends, the knowledge and skills, including soft skills, needed to prepare for work within the industry, and collaborating on the development of lesson plans to connect workplace needs with student learning., Additionally, externs will build career pathways for a range of student groups based on the current curricular offering at his/her LEA. Teachers participating in the Texas Teacher Externship Program will gain experiences directly interacting with STEM industry leaders and learning about industry trends, needs and opportunities within the local community and connect their learning to support student career goals.

Administrative Team Members

NameProfessional Title
Mrs. Joanne FergusonAssociate Director
Ms. Patricia GarciaScience Specialist

Training Events

ESC2-TEX2 Orientation 7/16/2018 - 7/16/2018
Nepris Webinar7/24/2018 - 7/24/2018
Coastal Compass - Education to Employment7/24/2018 - 7/24/2018
Port of Corpus Christi7/26/2018 - 7/26/2018
Texas Land Office - Oil Spill Prevention and Response7/17/2018 - 7/23/2018
Flat Iron/Dragados, LLC7/17/2018 - 9/17/2018
Hi-Res Media7/17/2018 - 7/23/2018
TT Electronics7/17/2018 - 9/24/2018
Authentic Learning Book Study7/24/2018 - 9/28/2018
ESC2 Collaboration and Lesson Planning7/25/2018 - 7/27/2018
Presentations8/1/2018 - 11/9/2018


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