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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

October 29, 2014

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams Regarding the ECS Blueprint For College Readiness Report

 The 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

Texas Safe Schools Week: Bully Prevention is Key for Safe Learning Environments

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

Commissioner Williams directs EPISD board of managers to order 2015 elections

 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

Texas Safe Schools Week: Shared Responsibility in Identifying, Reporting Inappropriate Educator-Student Relationships

 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.