Who We Are

You want to engage your students and prepare them for the future.

You need more time and more options for reaching kids where they are.

You know technology can help, but how?

Join TCEA, a nonprofit association of educators with 38 years of experience using technology in schools.

We can help you find the tools and support you need to get the buy-in and results you want.

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TCEA’s Mission

TCEA is dedicated to advancing teaching and learning through the use of technology.

More About TCEA

TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) is a global, nonprofit, member-based organization supporting the use of technology in education. Founded in 1980, TCEA has been playing a vital role in increasing technology funding and access for PreK-16 schools for 38 years. Our 17,000-member association is led by a grass-roots board of directors, all of whom are professional educators, and TCEA’s offerings all support educators in the field who are enhancing curriculum with digital tools.





Convention, Conferences, and Events

TCEA is best known for its exceptional conferences and events, including TCEA’s Annual Convention & Exposition, the Tots and Technology summer conference for elementary educators, and the specialized System Administrator and Technical Support conference. A number of other academies, workshops, and certification courses are offered throughout the year, so members have a broad array of in-person opportunities to choose from.

Member Support

In addition to learning events, TCEA provides members with state-of-the-art information via online professional development, a variety of publications, and collaborations with higher education and business. TCEA is affiliated with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), which provides a two-way channel of information throughout the world.

Our Vision:

Learning Without Limits

We Value:


Strategic Long-Range Plan

Goal 1: TCEA provides innovative services and resources that meet the evolving needs of education and empower learners.

Objective 1.1: Identify and showcase emerging technologies and trends.

Objective 1.2: Provide geographically diverse events.

Objective 1.3: Provide professional services for schools, associations, policy makers, and the media.

Goal 2: TCEA promotes leadership excellence for staff, board, and membership.

Objective 2.1: Provide opportunities for leadership development.

Objective 2.2: Recognize excellence of members.

Goal 3: TCEA is the catalyst for a connected and collaborative community of educators.

Objective 3.1: Update organizational resources for reliable, efficient, and convenient delivery of member services.

Objective 3.2: Engage members and partners through effective communication strategies.

Objective 3.3: Provide opportunities for our members to collaboratively address special interests.

Goal 4: TCEA leads advocacy efforts for education at the state and national level.

Objective 4.1: Advance a state and national advocacy agenda on behalf of members.

Objective 4.2: Strengthen influence with legislative entities.

Goal 5: TCEA stimulates organizational growth through a strong financial position.

Objective 5.1: Ensure a sufficient and diversified financial position to meet organizational goals.

Objective 5.2: Increase membership through recruitment and retention.