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    TEDA Chapter serving Region 10, the Dallas Metro area.
  • Hou-Met
    Hou-Met, a local chapter of the Texas Educational Diagnosticians’ Association, promotes professionalism, excellence, and continuing growth for diagnosticians to provide individuals with disabilities quality educational services in the Houston-Metropolitan area.
  • National Certification of Educational Diagnosticians
    The premier national credential for special education assessment professionals who hold high standards of practice
  • TEA Special Education Listserv
    Keep up with state special education changes.
  • The Child Centered Legal Framework
    Another resource on line to help you keep up with current legal information related to the Commissioner’s Rules, state regulations and the District Effectiveness and Compliance (DEC) Reference Guide
  • TPED
    Texas Professional Educational Diagnosticians


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Important Bills

Governor Abbott Executive Order

Governor Abbott has issued an executive order reconfirming that no school district may require any person to wear a mask.  (7/29/21) "4. To further ensure that no governmental entity can mandate masks, the following requirements shall continue to apply:...

HB 4545 FAQ

TEA has updated the FAQ on HB 4545 (7/29/21)

HB 4545 Webinar 3

The third TEA produced webinar on HB 4545 from 7/20 briefly reviews the first 2 presentations and has several slides on the ARD process for ALC's.   There is a PDF of the presentation also.  The youtube gives additional clarification of the presented slides....

Parent’s Rights

TEA has posted information about parent's rights in regard to retention based  SB 1697.

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Brenda Hamm
TEDA Administrative Assistant


P. O. Box 5202 Victoria, TX 77903