Dear Texas NCED Certificate Holder,

We have some exciting news for our certificate holders living in Texas!  The Board of the Texas Professional Educational Diagnosticians (TPED) association is offering our Texas NCED certificate holders the opportunity to become Registered TPED Members.

They have established the following criteria for becoming a TPED member:

Texas Resident

Proof of current NCED membership (Letter of Good Standing can be obtained after logging in to your current NCED profile. Please update your credentials and contact information before printing out your Letter of Good Standing).

$150 Fee (total due at submission). Payment of $150 will cover your membership until May 2025.

$50 of the fee is the annual renewal fee that will be collected every May starting in May 2025.

If you are interested in becoming a Registered Texas Professional Educational Diagnostician, please contact Debra Hawkins at She will be able to answer any additional questions that you may have regarding payment submission and deadlines. We are excited to share this opportunity with our Texas NCED Certificate Holders!