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If you have questions regarding the Texas Assessment Program, you can contact us by phone or email.  If your question is urgent, please contact us by phone. 

Texas Education Agency
Student Assessment Division
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Room 3-122A
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 463-9536  Fax: (512) 463-9302

Educational Measurement Division of Pearson
400 Center Ridge Drive
Austin, Texas 78753
Phone: (800) 627-0225  Fax:  (512) 989-5376

Student Assessment Email Addresses

Listed below are the email addresses that you can use to send questions or concerns. Search carefully for the closest area to your particular question as that will affect the timeliness of the answer.


Questions Regarding Email Address
General - subjects not listed below
English language learners - policies for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, and STAAR L, Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS), assessing students receiving special education services
Private School - options available to private schools, obtaining necessary materials from PEM
Reporting - raw scores, progress measures, statewide reports
Special Education Assessments - STAAR Modified, students with disabilities assessment.students  
Special Education Assessments - STAAR Alternate
STAAR and TAKS - math assessments and instructions
STAAR and TAKS - reading assessments and instructions
STAAR and TAKS - science assessments and instructions
STAAR and TAKS - social studies assessments and instructions
STAAR and TAKS - writing assessments and instructions
Test Administration Materials - DCCM, TA manuals, supplements, field-test instructions, scannable materials, ancillary notification letters
Testing Calendar - current or future testing calendars, concerns related to potential conflicts with testing dates
Test Security - alleged testing irregularities, how to report incidents, status of investigations, general questions about proper test security procedures

Student Assessment Staff Directory


Operations Management
Gloria Zyskowski,

Division Director


 Judy Fabian, Stanley Rasberry, Mollie Sample, Yvonne Taylor
Analysis and Reporting
Mariana Vassileva, Director

Eli Cadena, Michelle Colunga, Sona Geoffrey, Amy Hsiao, Mi-Suk Shim, Tomoko Traphagan, Urbe Woli, Tony Wilson

 Test Administration and Security
Lisa Cottle, Director

Kim Ackermann, Brian Beck, Eric Estlund, Jason Hewitt, Glenn Kirchner, Kelsey Kling, John Mitchell, Valeri Montoya, Eric Moore, Christy Ortiz, Alejandro Osma, Heather Ross, James White
STAAR & TAKS Assessments
Reading, Writing, and Social Studies

Victoria Young, Director

Lynn Franzen, Dianne Galloway, Rachel Griffin, Kim Hrabovsky, Marsha Peters, Diane Pollard, Gloria Reyes, Susan Robertson, Doug Spear, Brenda Tingle, Barbara Tutt, Steve Wilder

STAAR & TAKS  Assessments
 Mathematics and Science
 Julie Guthrie, Director


Bryan Byrwa, Larry Duncan, Donna Fontenot, Karen Grad, Holly Harris, Anne Nappa, Erik Pinter, Luis Salinas, Doris Tingle


 Assessments for Special Populations
  Justin Porter, Director

Silvia Alvarado-Bolek, Judith Agraz de Hernando, Janet Borel, Kim Brannan, Keisha Gibson-Cook, Colleen Dill, Jean Love el Harim, Cassey Grim, Juanita Juarez, Shelly Leath, Sonia Moreno, Lois Neumeyer, Pat Otto, Debbie Owens, Lilia Herrera Ramirez, Jose Rios, Sue Russell, Catherine Stapleton, Javier Torres, Cristina Vazquez

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