Leadership TASB (LTASB) Benefits

Leadership TASB is much more than a series of training sessions. It is an opportunity to become part of a network of school board trustee leaders who learn and work together to enhance school governance in Texas, enabling our children to be prepared for a life of work and worth in the next century.

Program participants gain connections and learn skills that help them perform activities such as the following after their graduation:

  • Serve as mentors for new trustees
  • Build community coalitions with citizens, community groups, and local businesses to support public education
  • Speak to citizens and community groups about education issues
  • Share knowledge of innovative programs around the state with educators in your district and community
  • Write editorials about education for local newspapers and submit articles about effective practices to Texas Lone Star magazine
  • Testify before the Legislature and State Board of Education
  • Assist with or lead training sessions for board candidates and trustees
  • Assume leadership roles in area school board associations
  • Serve on TASB advisory committees developing new products and services for school boards and leadership teams
  • Serve as advisors for state-wide education initatives
  • Continue to communicate with fellow graduates to shared ideas and solutions to public education's challenges