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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  • 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 […]

  • December 12, 2017Austin, Texas: This afternoon,Santa Claus made a visit from the North Pole to TCEA headquarters to broadcast live over YouTube in a virtual chat. Students in classrooms from around the state of Texas and the nation attended from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central. In total, more than 8,668 people tuned in for […]

  • December 5, 2017Austin, Texas: TCEA recently held elections for its Board of Directors. The board is comprised of 20 area directors, each of whom serve an area that aligns with Texas’ Regional Education Service Centers, and seven executive committee members. These 27 education leaders will assume their new roles or continue their current roles in […]

  • December 4, 2017December 4, 2017Austin, Texas: This morning, more than four dozen K-12 students from around the state traveled to the Texas Capitol in Austin to kick off Computer Science Education Week with an Hour of Code event. This exciting event allowed the students the incredibly rare opportunity to give a coding demonstration to representatives […]


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