Conflicts of Interest

The Texas Constitution prohibits public officials from holding incompatible public offices, and state statutes require school officials to disclose certain financial conflicts of interest.  The following are resources related to board members holding more than one public office and working or volunteering in the school district as well as information on financial conflicts of interest and required disclosures.

Related Policies

Your local school board policy manual contains TASB's (LEGAL) reference policies and board-adopted (LOCAL) policies.  Your district may also have relevant administrative regulations.  For more information on conflicts of interest, see your district policy manual at the following code:

BBFA Conflict of Interest Disclosures

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • The Texas Ethics Commission's Conflict of Interest Forms, forms CIS and CIQ, must be submitted by local governmental officers and vendors respectively when required by Texas Local Government Code chapter 176.
  • The Texas Ethics Commission’s website includes a Certificate of Interested Parties electronic filing application.