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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.

TASA names six finalists for 2023 Texas Teacher of the Year

Aug 25, 2022

Six outstanding educators have been chosen as finalists in the 2023 Texas Teacher of the Year program.

Two TCTA members among new teachers named to TEA task force

May 18, 2022

TCTA members Sadie Atha and Valerie Haywoodare among the 24 additional teachers named to TEA's Teacher Vacancy Task Force.

New poll finds strong support for Texas teachers

Feb 3, 2022

Texans trust teachers most — more than administrators, school boards and elected officials — to do what’s best for students, according to a new poll.

TEA releases 2020-21 teacher shortage areas

Jan 30, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education has approved the following teacher shortage areas submitted by the Texas Education Agency for the 2020-21 school…