House of Delegates Update

The fall House of Delegates meeting is just around the corner (October 13-15, 2016).The delegates need input from you by September 28th to prepare for this meeting discussion. Please respond to this survey so the Texas delegates can represent you well at the Fall HOD meeting.

Click here for all meeting materials including the backgrounder information is availab

Also – two new Academy hubs on malnutrition and telehealth are now available on the Academy website at Be sure to check them out!
As always, if you have any questions please email your delegates –

Greetings from ACEND!

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) is pleased to announce the release of the DRAFT Future Education Model (FEM) Accreditation Standards for Associate, Bachelor and Master Degree Programs for public comment. These standards are being developed to advance the profession and to ensure that nutrition and dietetics practitioners have the knowledge… Read more »

2017 Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Awards

The Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics welcomes nominations for the 2017 awards. The Texas Academy awards provide an excellent opportunity to recognize, reward and showcase those individuals who make an outstanding contribution to the dietetics profession in your area, region, and the state association. Please do not miss the opportunity to nominate those who… Read more »

2017-2018 Texas Academy and Texas Academy Foundation Officer Nominations

The Texas Academy is now accepting nominations for president-elect, Academy delegate, region directors elect and three nominating committee members. The Texas Academy Foundation is accepting nominations for director-elect.

Click here to view position descriptions, qualifications and complete the nominating form.

Officer nominations are due by Friday, Oct. 21. If you have any questions about the nominations process, please contact the Texas Academy office at

Thank you in advance for participating in such an important part of the Texas Academy.

Texas License Update

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) sent letters to inform the LDs whose license expires on August 31,2016 that the renewal date has been extended to October 31,2016 and those whose license expires on September 30, 2016 has been extended to November 30,2016.

This extension puts all the August and September LD renewals into the Texas Department Of Licensing and Regulation. Based on the TDLR process, LDs should receive a written notice 45 days prior to the new expiration date and then reminders via e-mail.

If you have questions, please contact our license liaison at

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NEW! – Texas Academy Membership Directory

The Texas Academy Membership Directory was created to enable Texas Academy members to find and communicate with each other. You are not automatically included in the directory. To join you must be signed in using your Academy member login. Once logged in your information from your Academy record will populate the fields. Please click Add to add yourself to the directory or opt out to go back to the membership page.

Click here to access the directory!