Educator Initiatives and Performance

The Division of Educator Initiatives and Performance works to recruit, retain and reward excellence in education in Texas. Click on any of the programs listed for more information.

Beginning Teacher Induction and Mentoring (BTIM)

District Awards for Teacher Excellence (D.A.T.E.)

LEA Teacher Evaluation Tools

Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards

Professional Development and Appraisal System (PDAS)

School Improvement Grant (SIG) Teacher/Principal Evaluation Requirements (PDF, 38KB)

Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers

Teacher Ethics Training Program

Highly Qualified Teachers

Highly Qualified Teacher Public Reports

Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals

NCLB Title II, Part A - Teacher Training and Recruiting Fund

Texas Evaluation and Support System (TESS)


Texas Education Agency

Division of Educator Initiatives and Performance
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512/463-9661
Fax: 512/463-7795