Pressing Matters

TCEA members are using technology to engage students and get them excited about learning. Read more about our innovative members making news in our press release archive below.

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  • April 19, 2018TCEA is pleased to announce the newly-elected officers for our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) who will serve for the 2018-2019 year. TCEA’s SIGs connect educators with similar backgrounds and focuses. They promote networking, collaboration, and thought leadership around issues and interests in technology in education. The following officers assumed their roles on April […]

  • April 16, 2018Austin, Texas: In an incredible display of engineering thinking and problem-solving, nearly 800 students in grades 4-12 competed in TCEA’s 2018 State Robotics Contest at Hutto High School on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Teams and their robots participated in either the Arena contest, where they had to work through a prescribed problem, or […]

  • February 7, 2018Austin, Texas: Last night at a grand reception during the 2018 Convention & Exposition, TCEA announced the winners of the 2017-2018 Educator Awards and Scholarships. These incredible educators were chosen based on their efforts to advance teaching and learning through technology.The finalists and recipients are listed below; the winners are denoted with an […]

  • January 3, 2018Austin, Texas: Yesterday, Education Drive, an online magazine providing the latest in education news, named Brianna Hodges one of five administrators to watch in 2018. Hodges is the Director of Digital Learning at Stephenville ISD, southwest of Fort Worth. She has paved the way for innovation in her district by being inducted to […]

  • December 13, 2017Austin, Texas: On December 12th, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) opened its Request for Applications for Technology Lending Grants. These grants, established by Texas Education Code §32.301, are the implementation of a bill passed during the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature. House Bill 3536, authored by Representative Donna Howard and Senator Larry […]


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