The Communications and State Board of Education Support Division is the agency's initial point of contact for the members of the media. The division produces products such as news releases and newsletters, oversees website content and provides general statistical information to the public.
Contact staff in the TEA Communications Division by:
Phone: (512) 463-9000
Fax: (512) 463-9838
U.S. Mail: 1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Gene Acuna, director of Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org
Debbie Ratcliffe, director of media relations, email@example.com
DeEtta Culbertson, information specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org
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May 21, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today announced he has approved a proposal presented to the Texas Education Agency in a memorandum of understanding that establishes an academic partnership between the Premont Independent School District and Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
May 20, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today joined representatives of Think Through Math (TTM), a Web-based math program, at a ceremony presenting a check for $11,367 to the American Red Cross West, Texas Relief Fund.
April 30, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams announced today that he will attend the first formal meeting of the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) board of managers. The meeting, which will include an official swearing-in ceremony and selection of board officers, will take place on Tuesday, May 7, in El Paso.
April 24, 2013
Commissioner Michael L. Williams today met with administrators, educators and students in the West Independent School District to assess the district’s needs for the remainder of the school year. West ISD began classes this week following a tragic explosion that devastated the community on April 17.