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Texas Education Agency
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Agency Profile
Superintendent:Michael Williams
FY 2013 Budget:$45.4 billion[1]
Employees:876[2][3]
Year founded:1949
Website:Department Home Page
The Texas Education Agency oversees public K-12 education in Texas. The department was founded in 1949 and managed 8,551 K-12 schools and 4,935,715 students during the 2010-2011 school year.[4][5]

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Mission

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See also
Texas Commissioner of Education
Texas school districts
List of school districts in Texas
Public education in Texas
School board elections portal
The mission statement of the Texas Education Agency reads:[6]
The mission of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is to provide leadership, guidance, and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students and prepare them for success in the global economy.[7]

Leadership

The current Commissioner of Education is Michael Williams. The following list details members of his cabinet as of September 1, 2013:[6]

  • Chief Deputy: Lizzette Gonzalez Reynolds
  • General Counsel: David Anderson
  • Governmental Relations: Julie Kopycinski
  • Texas Permanent School Fund: Holland Timmins
  • Internal Auditor: Bill Wilson
  • Director of Communications: Gene Acuna
  • Chief Advisor, Policy and Operations: Kalese Hammonds
  • Deputy Commissioner, Policy & Programs: Michael Berry
  • Deputy Commissioner, Finance & Administration: Robert Duron

State Board of Education

The State Board of Education consists of 15 members elected by geographic district to four-year terms. The Governor and Texas State Senate select one member to serve as chairperson for a two-year term. The Commissioner of Education serves as the board's executive officer and works with the board in developing curriculum, public and charter school policies and continuing education programs.[8]

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Texas Education Agency:[6]

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