In addition to its core roles and responsibilities, the ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó partners with Education Service Centers, provides support to children in military families and homeless students, and maintains up-to-date information on weather and disaster-related education issues.Ìý
Education Service Centers
The Office of the Director of Education Service CentersÌýencompasses functions related to managing the relationship between ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó and the 20ÌýRegional Education Service CentersÌýthat serve Texas schools.
The Homeless Education page provides information on federal rules concerning the education of homeless students.
The Division of Regional Services serves as the contact for Resources for Military Families in Texas, including participation in the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. The division facilitates the work of the compact and alternate compact commissioners representing Texas to the compact commission. The division assists military families, who have moved to Texas from a compact state, to enter school, be appropriately placed, and graduate.
School Safety Resources
Educators across our state are committed to the safety of every student in the classroom and on their campuses. The ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó shares that commitment and provides this listing of resources in support for achieving that goal.
ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó Secure Applications Information
TheÌý Secure Applications Information page provides listings of all of the agency applications as well as information about secure access. ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó is committed to protecting confidential and sensitive data. Access to data in ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó secure web applications is protected by at least one of ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó's security gateways, the or by the . See the list below for information about how to request access to a specific ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó web application.
Weather and Disaster Issues
ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó provides up-to-date information about weather, influenza, and other disasters that affect Texas schools, includingÌýfrequently asked questions about disaster situations.
Hurricane Harvey ResourcesThe Hurricane Harvey Resources page is the central hub for schools to get information from ÈËÆÞÓÕ»ó regarding Hurricane Harvey. Our goal is to assist school districts experiencing the effects of the hurricane by providing timely information and support.