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The Texas Counseling Association

The Texas Counseling Association  is an association of professional counselors that is dedicated to providing leadership, advocacy and education to promote the growth and development of the counseling profession and those who are served. 

Texas Counseling Association

www.TXCA.org


Texas Counseling Associations Conferences  

TACES Directors of Guidance Conference – held annually in September

TCA Professional Growth Conference – held annually in November

TSCA School Counselor Conference – held annually in February

TCCA College Counselor Conference – held annually in June


ESC Training

The 20 Regional Education Service Centers provide services to school districts including training and support for school counselors. Contact your ESC for information.


For More Information Contact:

Texas Counseling Association

1204 San Antonio, Ste. 201
Austin, Texas 78701
FAX:  512.472.3756
Phone:  512.472.3403  or  800.580.8144

September 23, 2014

TEA identifies 11 schools for best practice case studies project

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has identified 11 campuses across the state to take part in a best practices case studies project. Each of the 11 campuses were designated by TEA as High Performing and High Progress Title I Reward School.  

September 22, 2014

State secures federal waiver extension

The U.S. Department of Education notified Commissioner of Education Michael Williams that a request to extend the state’s conditional waiver from specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (more commonly known as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001), has been granted.

September 19, 2014

Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process

Sept. 19, 2014 Five Generation 19 charter school applicants complete process AUSTIN – Five Generation 19 charter school applicants today successfully completed the final step of the state’s application process allowing them to begin operation in Texas for the 2015-2016 school year. Originally granted

September 18, 2014

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding potential federal preschool expansion grant application

 On Sept. 10, 2014, the Texas Education Agency notified the U.S. Department of Education of its intent to submit an application for a federal preschool expansion grant. Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement today regarding the application process: “Over the course of the next several weeks, agency staff will be working to design a proposal that clearly defines how our state would utilize those federal dollars..."