For Release: August 15, 2019
Contact: David Koempel, 512.505.2459
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School Board Candidate Webinar Offers Information and Insight

(Austin)—School board candidates and interested citizens can learn about the demands and rewards of school board service in a free webinar offered by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) on Tuesday, September 3, noon–1 p.m.

This webinar helps participants understand what is involved in being elected to and serving on a local school board. Learn the difference between the board’s and staff’s responsibilities, how to campaign constructively, and where to find information about being a candidate.

There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. For details or to register, go to Webinars page at If you are unable to attend the live session, you will still receive a webinar recording to watch after the session if you are registered. For more information about the webinar, call TASB Leadership Team Services, 800.580.8272, extension 2452.

For more information about school board service and to view an informational video on the board’s role, go to

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local Texas school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.3 million school students.

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