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Department of Educator Preparation

TEA Policies and Resources


All Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) must adhere to the mandates of the TEA (Texas Educational Association).  The Texas Requirements for EPPs can be found here


Below are some common questions regarding TEA Policies, Resources and our EPP:

Question 1:  Where can I find the policies for my EPP?

Chapter 228_TEA 

Question 2:  How do I sign up for my TExES tests?

Register for Testing

Question 3:  How do I set up an Educator Login Account (ECOS) for TEA?

Question 4:  How do I apply for Initial Certification?


Question 5:  What is the procedure for getting a Background check?


Question 6:  How do I register a complaint?