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Prospective RegPEDs….


MARCH 15, 2019
Completed Application Packets are due

JUNE 1, 2019 at 1 pm
Coppell ISD
(building & address TBD)

June 9, 2019 1 pm
Region 1 Special Education Institute, South Padre
(room & time TBD)

Additional locations will be arranged if interest is shown in another area.

Our motto remains, “Not just competence…excellence!” Please start the process to join us soon.

Application Packet Request Form



PO Box 53661

Lubbock, TX 79453

Phone: 806 853-9399

Email Deb Hawkins:

  • Submitting this form will email your request to Deb Hawkins. You will receive eight additional documents.


What is the difference between the TExE and the Board of Registry exam?

The TExE tests what you’ve learned in school and establishes minimum competency. The Registry exam tests the application and practice of what has been learned. It is a level of excellence above that of the TExE.

Why is there a requirement of two years’ experience as a diagnostician?

The exam draws on experience and its scope includes all areas of SBEC Standards for educational diagnosticians such as the following.

  1. The educational diagnostician understands and applies knowledge of the purpose, philosophy, and legal foundations of evaluation and special education.
  2. The educational diagnostician understands and applies knowledge of ethical and professional practices, roles, and responsibilities.
  3. The educational diagnostician develops collaborative relationships with families, educators, the school, the community, outside agencies, and related service personnel.
  4. The educational diagnostician understands and applies knowledge of student assessment and evaluation, program planning, and instructional decision-making.
  5. The educational diagnostician knows eligibility criteria and procedures for identifying students with disabilities and determining the presence of an educational need.
  6. The educational diagnostician selects, administers, and interprets appropriate formal and informal assessments and evaluations.
  7. The educational diagnostician understands and applies knowledge of ethnic, linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity and the significance of student diversity for evaluation, planning, and instruction.
  8. The educational diagnostician knows and demonstrates skills necessary for scheduling, time management, and organization.
  9. The educational diagnostician addresses students’ behavioral and social interaction skills through appropriate assessment, evaluation, planning, and instructional strategies.
  10. The educational diagnostician knows and understands appropriate curricula and instructional strategies for individual with disabilities.

Why be registered?

  1. For recognition of professional distinction (looks good on your resume, too)
  2. To gain opportunity for professional growth
  3. For enhanced credibility and visibility
  4. For personal professional fulfillment
  5. To be at the leading edge of our profession

Our Board Members

Chairperson  |  Lisa Horton, Flower Mound
Vice-Chair  |  Sarah Johnston, Lewisville
Secretary  |  Jennifer Vasquez, Carrollton
Treasurer  |  Leslie Flisowski, Fate
Credentials  |  Janna Brendle, Abilene
Continuing Education  |  Georgene Moon, Mesquite
 Legislative  |  Stephanie Lee, Grand Prairie
Administrative Assistant  |  Deb Hawkins, Lubbock


Email: Deb Hawkins
PO Box 53661 Lubbock, Texas 79453-3661