The following was included in TCTA's 2017-18 Survival Guide, the ultimate reference tool for Texas educators, and is current as of September 2017 but is subject to change.

Texas Classroom Teachers Association 

888-879-8282, toll-free
512-469-9527 (fax)
PO Box 1489, Austin, TX 78767-1489

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

800-252-5400 (24-hour hotline)

Professionals have 48 hours to file a report after first becoming suspicious that a child is being abused or neglected.

U.S. Department of Education


Every Student Succeeds Act

Texas Legislature Online

Texas Education Agency

1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

512-463-9734 • 512-463-9838 (fax)

Regional Education Service Centers

TEA Special Education Information Line


TEA Texas Gateway

Texas Education Code

Texas Administrative Code/SBOE and Commissioner of Education Rules

State Board of Education

1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

State Board for Educator Certification

(TEA Division of Educator Testing & Certification)
1701 N. Congress Ave., 5th Floor, Austin, TX 78701

Teacher Retirement System

1000 Red River St., Austin, TX 78701
800-223-8778 or 512-542-6400

Social Security Administration