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If you have questions regarding the Texas Assessment Program, you can contact us through the HelpDesk or email us at If your question is urgent, please contact us by phone.

TEA Student Assessment Division

Texas Education Agency
Student Assessment Division

1701 N. Congress Avenue, Room 3-122A
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 463-9536
Fax: (512) 463-9302

Cambium Assessment, Inc. (CAI)

CAI hosts and manages the online testing platform for all assessments and manages the registration, administration, scoring, and reporting for the entire assessment portfolio.

Phone: (833) 601-8821

NCS Pearson, Inc.

Pearson is responsible for item development and test form construction.

Phone: (800) 627-0225

Student Assessment Staff Directory

Listed below is the staff of the Student Assessment Division.

Department of Assessment and Reporting Associate Commissioner, Iris Tian

Team Staff

Policy and Publications
Julie Cole, Director

Alice Barnebey, Robyn Gammill, Gregory Reck, Michelle Smallwood, Melissa Smith

Test Administration
Jose Rios, Director

Esmeralda Cavazos, Vanessa Gallardo, Rachel Griffin, Glenn Kirchner, Shelly Leath, Lavanya Rajagopalan, Lilia Herrera Ramirez, Laurie Shaw, Catherine Stapleton, Carmen Trejo, Angela Wilkins

Strategy and Operations
Jordan Runge, Director 

Kim Ackerman, Judy Galvez Fabian, Jamie Kwan, Vincent Salas, Mollie Sample

Content Development
Chris Rozunick
Carrie Alexander, Lyndsay Armstrong, Angie Barron, Brian Byrwa, Joe Cisneros, Donna Fontenot, Padmini Jambulapati, Chelaine Marion, Valerie Pannell, Erik Pinter, Colin Sembello, Javier Torres