TEA Communications

The Communications and State Board of Education Support Division is the agency's initial point of contact for the members of the media.

Contact Communications Staff

Phone:  (512) 463-9000
Email:  teainfo@tea.state.tx.us 
Fax:  (512) 463-9838
U.S. Mail:  1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

Staff

Gene Acuna, director of communications, gene.acuna@tea.state.tx.us

Debbie Ratcliffe, director of media relations, debbie.ratcliffe@tea.state.tx.us

DeEtta Culbertson, information specialist, deetta.culbertson@tea.state.tx.us

Lauren Callahan, information specialist, lauren.callahan@tea.state.tx.us  

News and Information

Press releases are regularly posted on the web.

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Awards and Recognition

Learn about award programs sponsored by the Texas Education Agency or State Board of Education, such as the Milken Educator Awards, the Blue Ribbon Schools program, the Heroes for Children award and more. 

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Photographs

Photos of TEA and State Board of Education (SBOE) events are available on Flickr.