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Important Information for Candidates for Texes Principal Certification

Starting September 1, 2018 candidates who will be testing should visit the PEARSON website at: www.tx.nesinc.com.  All program policies and procedures, as well as the registration system and online reporting tool, will be available at this site—starting September 1, 2018. Beginning September 1, 2018, all attempts of the same examination, no matter when they occurred, will […]

TEA Update: Principal Certification Redesign

Given the evolving role of the principal as an instructional leader and the needs of Texas schools and communities, the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) adopted new principal standards in 2016. Informed by the expertise of practicing principals, principal preparation program faculty, and other educators and aligned with the Texas Principal Evaluation and Support […]

TEA Update: Educator Testing Transition

The Texas Educator Certification Examination Program will transition to a new vendor, Pearson, beginning September 1, 2018, for the following tests: TExES, TExMaT, TASC, and TASC-ASL. ETS will administer the new Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) when it becomes effective in fall 2019. A Pearson website with limited information will be available on June […]

New Security from ETS TEXES

The latest changes to the security protocol for the TExES exams has been shared by ETS.  All candidates for TExES Certification Exams must take these new protocols very seriously. Test takers must bring valid and acceptable identification documents to be admitted to the test.  This is different from most organizations and should be carefully reviewed. […]

Cyber Alert from TEA

CRES is forwarding this notice to its student candidates and principals. TEA received the following Education Sector Cyber Alert dated December 4, 2017 from the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) regarding the increase in compromises of K-12 school employee direct deposit accounts. Information regarding some of the social engineering tactics malicious actors may […]

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