Educator Investigations is responsible forÂ ensuring that Texas educators meet the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behavior. Staff reviews criminal histories and reports of misconductÂ to determine if a sanction should be placed on an educator's credentials or,Â in the case of a non-certified employee, whether or not he or she is employable.
Review the following for information about criminal history checks for applicants.Â Additionally, see informationÂ about the Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation for individuals who believe they may be ineligible for certification due to a conviction or deferred adjudication for a felony or misdemeanor offense.
- Criminal History Checks for Certificate Applicants-FAQs
- Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation-FAQs
Review the information below about conductÂ that can lead to disciplinary action and criminal activity considered directly related to the educationÂ profession.Â The approved disciplinary rules and the Disciplinary Policy and Mission Statement established by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) are available below for your review.
Sanctions against Educators
ReviewÂ the list of disciplinary actions taken against educators and look up an educator's official certification.
Phone: (512) 936-8400
Option 2-Educator CertificationÂ
Option 5-Educator Preparation Programs
Testing questions: (512) 463-9039
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