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Texas Charter Revolution: Grassroots Advocacy Spotlight

Texas Charter Revolution: Grassroots Advocacy Spotlight

The grassroots team is hard at work as the current school year comes to a close.  From direct parent training to hosting on-campus events to bringing elected officials to your schools, we want to support your advocacy needs!

Last week, Texas Charter Revolution wrapped up a series of 4 neutral candidate forums leading up to […]

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Are You In? Join the Texas Charter Revolution!

Are You In? Join the Texas Charter Revolution!

The new Texas Charter Revolution website (www.txcharterrevolution.org) launches as students head back to school, and families get into the swing of homework, sports, and all the other activities that gear up in a new academic year. For Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey, we hope soon the schools in the affected areas […]

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TCSA’s Upcoming Fall Webinars

TCSA’s Upcoming Fall Webinars

Immigration and Your Charter School: Protecting Rights of Schools and Students in an Age of Immigration Enforcement

This webinar will highlight best practices on matters pertaining to federal and state law enforcement agencies in light of new and anticipated rulings and interpretations of immigration enforcement practices.

Presented by Joseph Hoffer from Shulman, Lopez, Hoffer and […]

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Grassroots Efforts & TCSA Membership

Grassroots Efforts & TCSA Membership

When I first joined TCSA almost a year ago, I knew the best way to build a grassroots movement would be to connect with parents and families in various communities across the state. What I didn’t know was that in more than one way, public charter schools have changed the lives of so many […]

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Member Services, Training|Tags: , , |
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Are you in this fight?

Are you in this fight?

The upcoming 85th Texas Legislative Session will be our biggest challenge to date. Parents, teachers and board members are at the forefront of our advocacy efforts. It is critical to engage your lawmakers on an on-going basis. We are faced with difficult times in passing pro-charter legislation due to a variety of obstacles and […]

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Member Services, News, Rally, Social Media|Tags: , , |

TCSACon: Dallas charter teacher believes in school’s vision

TCSACon: Dallas charter teacher believes in school’s vision

By Dorothy Gentry, 4th Grade Teacher, A.W. Brown Leadership Fellowship Academy

Note: A.W. Brown charter leaders will be presenting at the 2015 Texas Charter Schools Conference during the Principals Workshop on Wednesday, October 28, to discuss hiring and retaining high-quality teachers.

Angela Brown is a true example of a success […]

VIDEO: Have you registered for TCSACon?

VIDEO: Have you registered for TCSACon?

There’s less than a month left to register for the only statewide conference for Texas public charter school leaders and educators!

The Texas Charter Schools Conference is early this year on October 28-30, so don’t miss out on specialized workshops, dozens of educational sessions and networking opportunities with industry experts. You make the […]

Why you love your public charter schools

Why you love your public charter schools

Houston Gateway Academy students at the Texas Charter Revolution rally at the Capitol in April.

Houston Gateway Academy students at the Texas Charter Revolution rally at the Capitol in April.

Update: Learn how to build grassroots advocates on your campus for your public charter […]

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Growing Your Grassroots

Growing Your Grassroots

By Martha Fernandez, TCSA Director of Advocacy

Since the end of the 84th Legislative Session, I’ve been meeting with several of our charter school leaders to discuss their advocacy plans for the next 15 months. And while they’ve been busy getting their schools up and running for the 2015-16 school year, everyone has been positive […]

More than 1,000 parents, teachers, educators, alumni and students rallied at the Capitol in April 2015 on behalf of public charter schools.

Three easy ways to add advocacy to your school year

Three easy ways to add advocacy to your school year

By: Martha Fernandez, TCSA Director of Advocacy

Martha Fernandez, TCSA Director of Advocacy

Martha Fernandez, TCSA Director of Advocacy

The beginning of the school year is a busy time for families, educators and students. There are supplies to purchase, lessons to plan and a new […]