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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

August 28, 2014

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams regarding ruling in school finance case

 Commissioner of Education Michael Williams issued the following statement regarding today’s ruling in the school finance case:“Today’s decision is just a first step on a very familiar path for school finance litigation in Texas. Regardless of the ruling at the district court level, all sides have known this is an issue that will again be resolved by the Texas Supreme Court...  

August 22, 2014

SSI grades 5 and 8 STAAR mathematics requirement suspended for 2014-2015

School districts and charters have been advised by Commissioner of Education Michael Williams that due to the transition to revised statewide curriculum standards in mathematics, State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) assessments for grades 5 and 8 mathematics will be administered only once in the 2014–2015 school year.  

August 21, 2014

STAAR performance standards maintained for 2014-2015

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today notified districts and charters that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will maintain initial academic performance standards (Phase-In 1) for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) program for the 2014–2015 school year.

August 20, 2014

Commissioner Williams sends charter school decisions to SBOE

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today advised members of the State Board of Education (SBOE) of his decision to grant five Generation 19 charter schools.