Student Leadership Training for 4th-8th Graders

The popular and highly interactive, Student Leadership Workshops kick off in the fall! TEPSA has trained more than 40,000 Texas students to be successful leaders on their campuses since 1999.

During the 5-hour workshop, 4th-8th grade students and their advisors learn to create an effective student leadership team through engaging hands-on and group activities including singing and dancing.

Sign up to be notified when registration opens for the 2024 fall workshops.

Workshop Registration $70/person


  • In-person training
  • Student and Advisor Handbooks
  • Workshop materials including pen.
  • Catered lunch from Chick-Fil-A (Chick-fil-A cooks with 100% refined peanut oil. See full allergen guide.)
  • Opportunity for your leadership team to create the StuCo workshop theme and song for 2025!


Workshop Benefits

  • Develop leadership skills to guide the team and make an impact on campus.
  • Discover techniques to generate peer participation.
  • Explore tools to create meaningful and challenging projects and fundraisers.
  • Meet and share ideas with other student leaders from across the state.


During their own session, students:

  • Learn their roles and responsibilities.
  • Explore and develop their personal leadership style.
  • Discover how to effectively communicate.
  • Identify leadership challenges and problem-solving techniques.
  • Connect with student leaders in other schools.


During their own session, advisors:

  • Learn how to organize the council and keep it active all year.
  • Explore how to develop a constitution, establish the criteria for membership and hold a successful election.
  • Discover successful and unique project and fundraising ideas.
  • Connect with experi­enced leadership team advisors across Texas.
  • Learn how to become a recognized student leadership team.

Share your StuCo Story

Share what your Student Leadership team is doing on your campus. Tag us @TEPSAtalk and use the hashtag #WeLeadTX and we’ll share your StuCo story!

Questions? Email Kristina.

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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