Texas public schools employ more than 320,000 teachers plus about 70,000 additional professional staff members such as principals, central office administrators and others. The Texas Education Agency provides a wide array of services that help educators do their jobs. Those functions include accrediting educator certification programs, issuing teaching certificates, distributing curriculum standards and textbooks and providing standardized student tests. This web portal attempts to bring together information educators need to function effectively and efficiently as they work with the state’s 4.7 million students.


November 09, 2014

New Look and New Address for TEA Website

The Texas Education Agency has a new website, a new web address and a new logo. Learn more from a new feature - the commissioner's blog and don't forget to redirect your TEA-related links to tea.texas.gov.

November 06, 2014

Generation 20 Charter Application Available

The Generation Twenty Open-Enrollment Charter Guidelines and Request for Application (RFA) is now available. Charter applications must be received on or before Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

November 04, 2014

2015 Independent Hearing Examiners Needed

The Texas Education Agency is seeking qualified attorneys to act as independent hearing examiners in local school district employment hearings.

October 29, 2014

Statement of Commissioner Michael Williams Regarding the ECS Blueprint For College Readiness Report

The Education Commission of the States (ECS) today released its Blueprint for College Readiness report, which features an analysis of the top 10 critical K-12 and higher education policies promoting college readiness and success. The State of Texas met seven of the 10 policies emphasized in the blueprint. The report also spotlights Texas’ campus and school district accountability system as an example of policy for other states to follow.