1. Do your research.
Find Your Representative

2. Encourage your educators and school communities to vote!
Teachers love to get a jeans pass after they tweet a picture when they vote. Get more ideas to create a culture of voting at Texas Educators Vote.

3. Be an informed voter!

4. Give feedback during the Legislative Session.

5. Tell your story on social media and in your community.
We must tell our positive stories and share all the amazing work we are doing for our learners in public schools across our state.

  • Invite your representatives to visit your school.
  • Tweet about their visit, and tag #WeLeadTX and @TEPSATalk to amplify your message.

We are compiling the Legislative Survey results to write the Association’s 2023 Legislative Priorities. The Advocacy Committee and other TEPSA volunteer leaders will share our priorities with Texas lawmakers during visits to the State Capitol in January and February. Visit the Advocacy section for resources. Interested in serving on a TEPSA Standing Committee? Learn more.

Dr. Mary Johnston serves as Chair of the Advocacy Committee. She is the Chief Academic Officer of Elementary Schools in Rockwall ISD.

Mark T. Basham serves as Vice Chair of the Advocacy Committee. He is an elementary principal in Arlington ISD.

The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 6000 members who direct the activities of 3 million PK-8 school children. TEPSA is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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