The Division of Regional Services is home to four units within the Texas Education Agency.
The Office of Education Service Center Liaison encompasses functions related to managing the relationship between the Texas Education Agency and the twenty Regional Education Service Centers.
The Division of Regional Services serves as the contact for Resources for Military Families in Texas, including participation in the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The division facilitates the work of the compact and alternate compact commissioners representing Texas to the compact commission. The division assists military families, who have moved to Texas from a compact state, to enter school, be appropriately placed, and graduate.
The division also serves as the agency's Homeland Security contact for weather-related and natural disasters. The division works with the Texas Emergency Management Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety to coordinate services to impacted individuals and regions of the state.
Finally, the Division of Regional Services provides assistance in the following areas:
October 29, 2014
Education Commission of the States (ECS) today released its Blueprint for College Readiness report,
which features an analysis of the top 10 critical K-12 and higher education
policies promoting college readiness and success. The State of Texas met seven
of the 10 policies emphasized in the blueprint. The report also spotlights
Texas’ campus and school district accountability system as an example of policy
for other states to follow.
October 24, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25),
the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University and the Texas
Education Agency (TEA) today joined forces to remind districts and charter of resources available to help address and combat bullying and cyberbullying on campus.
October 23, 2014
In a letter to the El Paso Independent School District
(EPISD), Commissioner of Education Michael Williams this week directed the district’s
appointed board of managers to order an election to be set on May 9, 2015. The
Commissioner’s directive marks the first step in the district’s transition from
the current appointed board to an
elected board of trustees.
October 23, 2014
As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency
(TEA) today advised that everyone in education – including students, parents,
teachers, administrators, coaches and staff – plays a critical role in identifying
and reporting improper educator-student relationships.