Board Meetings

Open Meetings
Closed Meetings
Public Comment

Open Meetings

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • The Texas Attorney General's (AG) Open Meetings Act Handbook details the Texas Open Meetings Act (OMA) and related cases and attorney general opinions.
  • The AG's Open Government Training Information website includes free OMA training videos and related information for governmental officials.
  • The Texas Department of Information Resources publishes the Video Conferencing Guidelines with which school boards must comply in order to meet by video conference. 
  • The Robert’s Rules of Order  website includes answers to frequently asked questions about Robert’s Rules, a question and answer forum, and the author’s official interpretations of the rules.

Closed Meetings

TASB Resources

  • TASB Legal Services' Open Meetings Act - Closed Meeting Topics (pdf) answers frequently asked questions about the closed meeting exceptions to the Texas Open Meetings Act (OMA).
  • TASB Legal Services' Open Meetings Act - Closed Meeting Records (pdf) answers frequently asked questions about who can access closed meeting records.
  • TASB Legal Services' Sample Certified Agenda (docx) gives Texas school boards a template for compliance with the OMA requirement that boards document closed meetings.
  • TASB Legal Services offers reference materials, available for sale in the TASB Store, that cover various aspects of the OMA, including Closed Meetings.

Other Resources

  • The Texas Attorney General's (AG) Open Meetings Act Handbook details the Texas Open Meetings Act (OMA) and related cases and attorney general opinions.

Public Comment

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • The Robert's Rules of Order website includes answers to frequently asked questions about Robert's Rules, a question and answer forum, and the author's official interpretations of the rules.