TCTA follows and compiles the latest news impacting teachers and other classroom personnel. We actively monitor and bring you the latest information from the Texas Education Agency, the State Board of Education, the State Board for Educator Certification, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the U.S. Department of Education. We also include summaries of the latest news in the TCTA eUpdate newsletter.
Aug 24, 2023
TEA is giving school districts more flexibility to address some of the most common certification assignment challenges and scenarios.
Dec 13, 2022
SBEC took action at its Dec. 9 meeting to direct TEA staff to pursue implementing performance assessments, including a yet-to-be-developed Texas…
Oct 6, 2022
The mission of the Texas Coalition for Educator Preparation is to advance and raise the profile of the education profession by supporting the…
Oct 6, 2022
Jul 28, 2022
TCTA was invited to testify before the Texas Commission on Virtual Education on the topics of educator preparation, professional development and…
Jun 17, 2022
After a 5-hour public hearing and a subsequent committee meeting and vote, the State Board of Education unanimously rejected edTPA as the new teacher…
Apr 28, 2022
During its April 29 meeting, SBEC approved edTPA, a new performance assessment for teacher candidates.
Feb 3, 2022
Jan 7, 2022