Education Service Center - Region 17
The Education Service Center - Region 17, located at 1111 West Loop 289, offers several services that can be utilized by College of Education faculty and students. One of the most popular activities is the general orientation, multimedia presentation, which gives an overview of all the services teachers in Region 17 have available to them. The tour of the media department is also a very popular and worthwhile activity. The Education Service Center offers a wide variety of materials for use in elementary and secondary classrooms and may be visited by faculty and students.
Since Texas provides similar kinds of services through its twenty regional Education Service Centers, it is important for teacher education students in Texas to know something of the concept of service centers.
Many workshops and special summer sessions are offered by Education Service Center staff. A range of direct services are provided to the school districts in Region 17. The Education Service Center is an equal partner in the Professional Development School Collaborative jointly operated by the Lubbock Independent School District and the College of Education.