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This course provides an overview of how decisions are made about Texas schools and what you can do as a trustee to influence the process for the benefit of your school district community.

Lesson 1: Types of Advocacy
Lesson 2: Ways to Advocate
Lesson 3: Texas Government Basics
Lesson 4: Agencies, Boards, and Associations
Lesson 5: How to Build Relationships
Lesson 6: Processes of the Texas House and Senate 
Lesson 7: Advocacy Timeline
Lesson 8: How to Get Started Advocating

Credit: 1.25 hours

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