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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

July 23, 2014

Commissioner Williams seeks extension of ESEA waiver and extends teacher, principal evaluation and support systems pilot

  Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan seeking an extension of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). In the letter, he also notified Secretary Duncan that the state would be adding an additional year to the pilot program for the new teacher and principal evaluation and support systems. 

July 18, 2014

TEA launches federal grant flexibility initiative

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has launched a federal grant flexibility initiative aimed at providing increased flexibility to grantees, including school districts, charter schools, education service centers, colleges and universities and non-profit entities that receive certain federal education grants administered through TEA.

July 14, 2014

Commissioner Williams names Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

  Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his appointments to a seven-member board of managers for the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The board of managers will be responsible for overseeing the management of the BISD, including oversight of the district’s efforts to address and correct identified deficiencies and to implement effective, structural and procedural improvement strategies for long-term, positive change. 

June 24, 2014

TEA advises districts of Community and Student Engagement deadline

The Texas Education Agency has advised all school districts and charters of the summer deadlines to submit locally-assigned performance ratings. Under House Bill 5 passed last year by the 83rd Texas Legislature, all districts are required to evaluate the district’s performance and the performance of each campus in regard to community and student engagement.