What’s New


Each tab below highlights new information that has been added to the various sections of the portal.

TExES English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental #154 Preparation Manual - This manual is intended to equip Texas educators who desire to increase capacity in their districts and to enhance their existing ESL programs beyond minimum state requirements.

Coming Soon - Updated LPAC Framework Modules

2020-2021 TETN Schedule

Coming Soon - New Federal Requirements under Compliance and Accountability


Internet Providers: Keeping Families Connected
The tabs below provide important updates and guidance.

English Learner Support and Guidance Resources

The TEA English Learner Support Division has developed the following resources:

Fact Sheets

Support and guidance provided by TEA

  • TEA is closely monitoring the novel Coronavirus outbreak. Please click below for important updates and guidance.
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support and Guidance

  • TEA is working closely with local partners to help students gain access to breakfast and lunch during the quarantine. Please click the link below for meal locations near you.
    Texas School Meal Finder

  • TEA has created a list of resources and FAQs to create general guidance for special populations. Please click on the link for resources.
    Special Populations Guidance
  • TEA has provided access to region specific guidance and resources to support instructional continuity in schools. Please click on the link for resources. COVID-19 Resources by Region

Preparing to get ESL certified?

Register for our new, free ESL Certification Training online course at www.txeslprep.org! Check out this video and flyer for more information.

This course accompanies our TExES English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental #154 Preparation Manual. These resources are intended to equip Texas educators who desire to increase capacity in their districts and to enhance their existing ESL programs beyond minimum state requirements. 

Dual Language Guidance Committee

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is excited to announce the creation of a Dual Language Guidance Committee (DLGC). As a result of House Bill 3, this initiative increases funding for dual language immersion (DLI) programs and presents an exciting opportunity to significantly increase the achievement of English learners (ELs).  Click on the link below for application information.

TEA Dual Language Guidance Committee (PDF) August 1, 2020