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The Division of Curriculum mathematics team provides direction and leadership to the mathematics programs, Kindergarten - grade 12.

Mathematics staff assists districts statewide with implementation of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for mathematics; oversees the development and management of state-funded professional development programs; collaborates with the Division of Student Assessment in the development of state mathematics assessments; assists the Division of Instructional Materials and Educational Technology (IMET) in overseeing the textbook adoption process for K-12 mathematics instructional materials; and reviews state certifications related to mathematics with the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

The mathematics team provides ongoing communication with the field related to mathematics curriculum and graduation requirements in Chapter 74.


Congratulations Dixie Ross, Pflugerville ISD AP Math teacher, on being selected as the 2011 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) mathematics winner for Texas.

Professional Development

Several statewide mathematics professional development courses are currently available face-to-face at your ESC and online though Project Share, and new courses will be available soon.  For details on available courses and how to access them, contact your ESC, visit the Texas Algebra Ready website, and/or visit

Related Links 

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Mathematics 19 TAC Chapter 111  

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (outside source)

STAAR Resources

Student Assessment Division

Texas Algebra Ready (TXAR) Initiative (outside source)  

Texas Regional Collaboratives (outside source)

Texas SUCCESS (outside source)


Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points

Revised Mathematics TEKS:  Side-by-Side TEKS Comparison

Texas Response to Curriculum Focal Points, Revised 2013


Jo Ann Bilderback, Math/Science Content Specialist
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581


Curriculum Division
(512) 463-9581

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