The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will host Focus Forward: Looking Ahead in Texas Education.
The conference will focus on several emerging education issues including Educational Technology ,Teacher Effectiveness, Student Achievement, School Support College Career Readiness, Educational Leadership, and Data Systems.
Principal Surveys to Evaluate Texas Educator Preparation Programs
Senate Bill 174, passed by the 81st Texas Legislature in 2009 and included in 19 TAC Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation (ASEP) requires that principals respond to a survey.
Deadline to Apply for Certificates Scheduled for Deletion in Fall 2011
Educators wishing to obtain certificates that are scheduled for deletion in fall 2011, regardless of your route to certification, must meet all certification requirements by August 31, 2011.
Languages Other Than English (LOTE) EC-12 Certification Testing Now Available For Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Vietnamese
The State Board for Educator Certification has approved the use of language examinations developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
Educators Must Update Their Mailing Address/Name Change
In accordance with the Texas Administrative Code §230.431 (c) An applicant for or holder of an educator's certificate shall provide SBEC a current United States mailing address.
Test Center Complaints
If you have comments about the test center or the conditions under which you took a test, please submit them in writing to ETS.