Advocate. Empower. Engage.
Advocacy means speaking up, and TCEA is advocating for for students and educators alike. Whether at the Capitol, SBOE, or anywhere education laws and funding are decided, TCEA is working to focus energy and resources on supporting education. We share details and progress via @TCEAAdvocacy on Twitter, the TCEA Advocacy Blog , and scheduled Legislative Updates, which are free to TCEA members.
Hot topics of our Advocacy include:
- Loss of federal and state telecommunication discounts
- 84th Legislative Session
Several webinars that detail the laws and rules that could impact education in Texas are scheduled throughout the year. These updates from the TCEA Director of Government Relations are offered throughout the year and are designed to keep you in the know about the issues and ideas that could impact our schools. Click here to view the schedule of upcoming updates.
- TCEA’s current legislative platform
- Public policies impacting education technology
- Links to important legislative pages
- Guides for communicating with elected officials and press
- Advocacy Articles
It’s Your Turn!
Educational Technology Appreciation Day
The Texas legislature has designated December 9, 2015 as Educational Technology Appreciation Day. Celebrate the success of the innovative educators using technology in our classrooms and on our campuses.
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This year’s event is the week of Dec. 17-13, 2015. Consider inviting a State Board Member or a state legislator to your school so they can participate in the Hour of Code event.
AnnouncementTCEA 2016 registration now open!
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