• Region 18 Education Service Center is one of 20 service centers that serve Texas educational needs. We are a non-regulatory agency; our relationship with school districts is collaborative and supportive.

    Our purpose is to aid teachers and administrators in their role as educators of our children.
     
    Our mission is to serve as a first-choice partner in meeting the educational needs of all students in Region 18.
     
    We serve as a liaison between the Texas Education Agency and the local schools districts and the schools they serve by disseminating information, conducting training, and providing consultations for both federal and state programs. Our staff is composed of knowledgeable educators dedicated to the excellence in education.

     Although we provide services and tools nationwide, our assigned regional area encompasses:

    • 37,553 square miles
    • 19 counties
    • 33 school districts
    • 7 charter schools
    • 5 institutes of higher education
    • More than 6,300 educators
    • More than 89,000 students