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Training Guide - Overview Session (1 hour) Print Page

Agenda and Materials

 1. Welcome, Introductions and TexQuest Overview

2. Why Use TexQuest?

3. Becoming Familiar with the TexQuest Databases


4. Promoting TexQuest at your Campus/District

  • I Signed Up for TexQuest, Now What


5. Conclusions and Reflections

  • Discuss how you can start a TexQuest movement at your school. 

6. Evaluation


Terms of Use

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Goals, Objectives and Outcomes

Duration: 45-60 minutes   

Audience: School Library Media Specialists, Library Administrators, Teachers, Curriculum Directors, Campus and District Administrators, Instructional Technology Specialists, Parents

Abstract: TexQuest is the Texas State Library and Archives Commission’s K-12 resources program for Texas public schools and open enrollment charter schools. This program provides every public school student in Texas with the opportunity to connect to high quality digital resources for school work and personal growth 24/7, from any Internet-enabled device. These resources are ideal for research, project-based learning, curriculum enrichment with essential materials not found in textbooks, and to pursue personal and professional growth. Learn about what is included in TexQuest, what support is available for educators and students, and success stories using TexQuest! 

Program Objectives: To provide an informational update of the TexQuest program. Participants will be introduced to and become more familiar with the TexQuest program, including its content, history, current status, and future activities. Participants will hear success stories that will inspire them to use TexQuest in new ways.

Program Goals: To effectively describe the content, history, current status, and future activities of the TexQuest program. Generate awareness and enthusiasm for TexQuest, and increase participation in the program.

Participant Outcomes: Participants will become familiar with the features and benefits of the TexQuest program. They will understand the value of the program, and acquire the knowledge and tools needed to ensure their districts actively participate in TexQuest.

Outcome Indicators: Participants will be able to describe the features and benefits of the TexQuest program to district officials, administrators, teachers, students, and parents. Participants will promote TexQuest at their campuses and districts. Participants’ districts or open enrollment charter schools will sign up for and remain active users of TexQuest. Participants’ schools and districts will see an increased use of TexQuest resources.

These training materials were created by Education Service Center, Region 20 in support of TexQuest. Education Service Center, Region 20 serves as the TexQuest Support Center. For more details, visit


Need Help?

Contact the TexQuest Support Center at Education Service Center, Region 20 for assistance with your TexQuest needs:
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(844) 719-1501 (toll free)
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