Hou-Met, a local chapter of the Texas Educational  Diagnosticians' Association, promotes professionalism, excellence, and continuing growth for diagnosticians to provide individuals with disabilities quality educational services in the Houston-Metropolitan area.

Educational Diagnostician's Week

March 6 - 10, 2017  

In the 2017 proclamation, Governor Greg Abbott states, "I encourage all Texans to recognize the important efforts of educational diagnosticians.  Their hard work contributes to the future of our young Texans and of the Lone Star State."  Download proclamation here


Hou-Met 42nd Annual Conference

November 2 – 3, 2017

Region 4 Education Service Center
7145 West Tidwell
Houston, TX 77092

Updates and available handouts will be posted at Hou-Met Conference News

Hou-Met Scholarship Applications

Hou-Met will award a $1000 scholarship to a professional working toward the Texas educational diagnostician certificate and to a graduating high school student with a disability.

Professional Scholarship Application 2017

Student Scholarship Application 2017

Stay current with TEA, STAAR and legislative news for special educators and diagnosticians 

TEA News Highlights
  • Legislature Responds to FIIE Timeline Concerns - House Bill 11 Section 1.13 Texas Representative Four Price's office confirmed the commitment to: Retain the existing 45 school day timeline for the FIIE. Keep the 15 days for school to respond to a ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 7:26 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • Medicaid Refinancing Proposal CEC is concerned that the Medicaid refinancing proposal the House Energy and Commerce Committee is considering - as soon as next week - jeopardizes health care for the nation’s most vulnerable ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:51 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • School Finance and Vouchers Texas House and Senate are in discussion about school finance and vouchers.  See recent Houston Chronicle article (3/3/17) See http://www.chron.com/local/texas-politics/texas-legislature ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:50 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • TRS Active Care, Proposed Bill, SB 789 Those of you who participate in TRS Active Care, may want to look at the proposed bill, SB 789 from the current/85thLegislative Session.  Links below are for ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:50 AM by Patrick Dierschke
  • School Choice There is a growing push for school choice at the federal level.  See current articles. http://www.chron.com/news/politics/article/Trump-to-visit-private-school-to-promote-school ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2017, 10:49 AM by Patrick Dierschke
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Calendar  2017

 Event Location
 March 6-10, 2017Educational Diagnostician's Week  
March 31, 2017 Scholarship Application Deadline Scholarship Application     Information
 Spring 2017Hou-Met Annual Luncheon TBA 
 August 1, 2017TEDA Membership Year Begins (Select
"Region 4 - Hou-Met"  
for Local Chapter) 
 Nov 2 - 3, 2017Hou-Met 42nd Annual Conference Region 4 ESC 

View the rest of the Hou-Met Calendar