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Centers and Institutes

Central Texas Writing Project

The CTWP is a non-profit organization funded by the US Department of Education and is located at the Texas State College of Education. It is an authorized provider of professional development in accordance with the No Child Left Behind law. The National Writing Project is listed in the NCLB catalog of models for comprehensive school reform.  Click

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Education Policy Implementation Center

The Education Policy Implementation Center (EPIC) is a function of the Texas State University system that serves to enhance the preparation, induction, and performance of all educators in Texas. EPIC Mission The Texas State University System (TSUS) Education Policy Implementation Center (EPIC) is committed to enhancing the educational experience of Texas students through the implementation of state and federal educational initiatives and improved educator development programs. EPIC is a research and development partnership of the five TSUS universities, the Texas Education Agency, and a variety of the other educational and funding entities committed to educational improvement. EPIC provides a host of consultative services to TEA in support of various curriculum initiatives. Participating EPIC universities include Texas State University-San Marcos, Sam Houston State University, Lamar University, Sul Ross State University and Angelo State University. EPIC grant initiatives are administered through Texas State University and EPIC headquarters are located at the university's Round Rock Higher Education Center (RRHEC). For more information contact: Dr. Leslie Huling

The Education Institute

Innovative Partnerships: A Track Record of Results

The Education Institute is a nationally recognized resource that provides quality research and innovative educational services to communities and professional organizations, including school districts and state agencies, which work collaboratively with diverse and underserved populations.  The Education Institute (TEI) faculty and staff are currently involved in adult and family literacy and migrant adult education projects that include direct service provision, professional development and training, policy planning, and research. TEI collaborates on funded research efforts with faculty in the College of Education. Additionally, TEI collaborates on grants efforts with other universities, agencies, and non-profit organizations.

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