Hou-Met, a local chapter of the Texas Educational  Diagnosticians' Association, promotes professionalism, excellence, and continuing growth for diagnosticians to provide individuals with disabilities quality educational services in the Houston-Metropolitan area.

Hou-Met 42nd Annual Conference

November 2 – 3, 2017

 Master Classes for Diags

Let’s Take it Up a Notch


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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Nancy Mather

How Not to Write a Bad Report!

Legal Update

Pam Kaminsky

Rogers, Morris & Grover, LLP

Breakout Presentations 

Cynthia Barrett, Ph.D. & Angela Standbridge

How to support accommodations with AT & what AT can be used on state assessment

Robert Misak

Writing up your XBASS results in a user-friendly way

Anise Flowers, Ph.D.

WISC-5 Spanish & Assessment using Q-Interactive

Kara Zwolinski

Integrating Dyslexia Assessment & Identification into the FIE

 Cheri Dryden

What New Diag’s Need to Know – We didn’t

learn that in class

 Cindy Yelverton

Agency linkage for students with developmental disabilities

 Fran Favrot & David Trieff

Play-Based Assessment Teams

Dr. Vickie Mitchell & Dr. Corinna Cole


 Andrea Ogonosky, Ph.D.

Incorporating RTI data into the FIE

 Speakers and topics are subject to change without notice

Region 4 ESC

McKinney Conference Center

Registration $125


Session ID 1292090

Hou-Met Scholarship Applications

Hou-Met will award a $1000 scholarship to a professional working toward the Texas educational diagnostician certificate and to a graduating high school student with a disability.

Stay current with TEA, STAAR and legislative news for special educators and diagnosticians 

TEA News Highlights
  • TEA Harvey Page Updates There have been several updated over the last week to the Harvey page on the TEA website.   http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Other_Services/Weather_and_Disaster/Hurricane_Harvey ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • TELPAS PowerPoint The TELPAS page has posted updated training power point presentations. (9/19/2017)   http://tea.texas.gov/student.assessment/ell/telpas/  
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • Disability Scoop: Federal Healthcare Bill Disability Scoop posted an article discussing concerns about the proposed changes to the federal healthcare bill.  (9/19/17) https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2017/09/19/medicaid-community-new-threat ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • Hurricane Harvey Enrollment Guidance Hurricane Harvey Enrollment Guidance has been issued by TEA. (8/31/17) http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/News_and_Multimedia/Correspondence/TAA_Letters/Hurricane_Harvey_Enrollment_Guidance/
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:52 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • Hurricane Missed Days TEA has also posted information about how missed days due to the Hurricane will be handled. (9/1/17) http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/News_and_Multimedia/Correspondence/TAA ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:51 AM by Patrick Dierschke
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