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 .
E-mail or Contact TEA Educator Certification and Standards
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Option 1–Office Information
General Mailing Address
Texas Education Agency
Educator Certification & Standards
1701 North Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701-1494
Mail Payments to:
PO Box 13717
Austin, TX 78711-3717
Division fax numbers
Educator Standards and Preparation
Professional Discipline/Code of Ethics
Driving directions to the Texas Education Agency
June 17, 2013
Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today met with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington D.C. as part of an ongoing dialogue with the U.S. Department of Education regarding Texas’ waiver request from specific provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), commonly known as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001.
June 17, 2013
Dozens of new laws will impact Texas public schools. A list details those education bills that became law and those that were vetoed.
June 12, 2013
Under House Bill 5 (HB 5), passed by the 83rd Texas Legislature and signed by the governor, high school students are now required to pass five State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course exams to meet the new graduation requirements.
June 10, 2013
Passing rates on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) end-of-course tests were largely stable during the second year of this program, with students faring the best on science assessments and continuing to struggle with writing, according to statewide results for all 2012-13 STAAR tests released today by the Texas Education Agency.