Terms & Conditions

This site is the result of a collaboration between the Texas Education Agency and Education Service Center Region 13 and was funded by the Texas Education Agency. It contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) and other sources, and is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software. You may download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

If you have any questions or want to request permission to use material, please contact us using the subject, "Restrictions on Use".

Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. Neither AEL, its parent or subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party sites. The materials in this site and the third-party sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, AEL disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. AEL does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. AEL does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not AEL) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall AEL be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, AEL materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that AEL is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any AEL material, or with any of AEL’s terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using AEL.

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to contact us..

This agreement is effective until terminated by Advancing Educational Leadership, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the site, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.

Because your privacy is important to us, Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) operates by these principles:

The ael.education website ("Site") is maintained by ESC Region 13, 5701 Springdale Road, Austin, TX 78723. We can be reached by e-mail at contact us.

We explicitly ask when we need information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). AEL collects information online primarily to make it easier and more rewarding for you to use our services. We request this information to provide our strongest value to you - a personalized online experience. We use your Personal Information to operate the ael.education website and we may occasionally inform you of new features, services, and products from Advancing Educational Leadership.

We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable the Site to relate your use of the Site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided to the Site.

If at any time you believe the AEL Site has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by email to contact us and we will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.

AEL will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone.

If you have questions or suggestions please complete and submit the contact us form.

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.