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State Assessment

Education Service Center, Region 20, supports district and campus testing coordinators through the work of our School Support Team and Regional Testing Coordinator.

The interim ESC-20 Regional Testing Coordinator is Shannon Allen.

TEA Student Assessment A-Z index

2020-21 District and Campus Coordinator Manual (DCCM)

The 2020-21 (District and Campus Coordinator Resource (DCCR) which used to be the DDCM is now only in an electronic format and is posted on TEA's website listed here:


Education Service Center, Region 20 DTC Training

Training Materials can be found here: 



Beginning in 2018-19 TEA has shifted the annual DTC training from an annual calendar to an academic calendar moving the once a year mandatory training from January to October.



Texas Assessment website

TEA's Assessments for English Language Learners

TEA's Accommodations Website

TEA's Testing Website

Texas Statewide Network of Assessment Professionals

Out of School testing registration

As of October 9, 2017, TAKS will no longer be given. Students that need TEAMS, TAAS or TAKS as a graduation requirement can now take the appropriate STAAR EOC or other substitute assessment. More information for TAKS graduates can be found on TEA’s website: Spring 2020 STAAR EOC have been cancelled due to COVID-19 guidance.
Registration will be open May 29 - June 2, for out-of-district (OOD) and out-of-school (OOS) examines to take the June 2020 STAAR EOC administrations. Examines should register online at A list of testing sites, which is alpha by city will also be posted. ESC-20 is NOT a testing site. Here are some links for OOS/OOD: