Educator Certification has created two step-by-step guides to walk educators through the TEAL and ECOS set up and log in process. If you have trouble setting up your account, you may contact your ESC representative .

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Customer Service

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm Central Time 
(512) 936-8400 local
Phone Options:
Option 1-TEAL Support
Option 2-Educator Certifications 
Option 3-Fingerprinting
Option 4-Educator Examinations
Option 5-Contract Abandonment 
Option 6-Investigations
Option 8-General Office Information

General Mailing Address

Texas Education Agency
Educator Certification & Standards
1701 North Congress Ave
WBT 5-100
Austin, TX 78701-1494

Mail Payments to:

TEA-CRT
PO Box 13717
Austin, TX 78711-3717

  

Division fax numbers

Educator Certification
512-936-8277

Educator Standards and Preparation
512-936-8402

Fingerprinting
512-936-8277

Investigations
512-936-8404

Professional Discipline/Code of Ethics
512-463-7545 

Driving directions to the Texas Education Agency

April 22, 2014

Survey on new financial accountability indicators now available

A brief survey asking for input on the indicators that will form the new financial accountability system required by House Bill 5 is now available on the TEA website’s home page. The survey will be open until May 18. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Accountability Division at (512) 463-9238.

April 17, 2014

Two Texas students selected for National Youth Science Camp

The Texas Education Agency today announced that two students have been selected to represent Texas as delegates to the 2014 National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp, one of the nation’s premier programs in secondary science education, is an annual summer forum where two delegates representing each state exchange ideas with leading scientists and other professionals from academic and corporate worlds.

April 14, 2014

Commissioner Williams to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

  Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his decision to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The Commissioner also announced his intent to name a new superintendent for the district.

April 11, 2014

Proclamation 2016 to include ethnic studies materials

 The State Board of Education Friday broadened its call for new textbooks for Special Topics in Social Studies to include but not be limited to, Mexican American Studies, African American Studies, Native American Studies and Asian American Studies.