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About TEEX

The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security and workforce training and exercises, technical assistance, and economic development. Last year, TEEX served more than 169,000 people from every U.S. state and territory and 79 countries worldwide.

TEEX operates a comprehensive emergency preparedness campus, which includes some of the world’s top training facilities in the Brayton Fire Training Field, Disaster City® and the Emergency Operations Training Center, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for public utilities, law enforcement and unexploded ordnance training. As part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium and home to the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, TEEX has been a leader in homeland security training since 1998. The agency also sponsors the state’s elite urban search and rescue team, Texas Task Force 1, standing ready to respond at a moment’s notice in times of disaster.

Whether at one of TEEX’s recognized facilities or at customer-specified locations worldwide, quality services are tailored to meet our clients’ specific needs. TEEX collaborates with resources within The Texas A&M University System to provide a unique blend of research and technical expertise. TEEX has the ability to offer a full-range of services and delivery methods, including:

  • Course design and development
  • Online course delivery
  • Hosting services for eLearning courses
  • Classroom-based instruction
  • Hands-on skills-based instruction
  • National certification testing
  • Technical assistance and technology validation
  • Bilingual training and translation services

TEEX is a worldwide leader in the delivery of training, technical assistance and emergency response. A member of The Texas A&M University System, TEEX offers hands-on, customized training solutions impacting the homeland security and the occupational and economic development of Texas and beyond.

Comprehensive Training Provider

Leveraging more than 80 years of extension training experience, TEEX efforts contribute to:

  • fire safety and enhanced emergency response
  • cleaner drinking water
  • better roads and infrastructure
  • enhanced homeland security
  • safer workplaces
  • improved public safety and security
  • therapeutics manufacturing
  • cybersecurity

Major TEEX programs

Download the Overview Flier: TEEX: At A Glance (PDF 401KB)

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TEEX makes a difference by providing training, developing practical solutions, and saving lives.


TEEX is an adaptive and innovative service agency making a difference worldwide


Safety - We place safety and well-being above all by focusing on prevention and response.
Teamwork - We embrace collaboration and encourage involvement.
Adaptability - We rapidly adjust to the needs of our team members, our customers, and our environment.
Respect – We value the unique skills and ideas of every individual.
Stewardship - We commit to the wise management of our human, natural, and material resources.

Strategic plan

The Fiscal Years 2014 – 2018 TEEX Strategic Plan charts a course for TEEX that complements the Texas A&M University System Strategic Plan, while recognizing and preparing for the unique challenges and opportunities the future holds.

Federally Funded Projects

Economic Impact Analysis

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