An overview of our association: What we stand for; our early history from 1880-1974; TSTA promotional items; and a logo members are welcome to download.

Mission & Vision

In 2000, TSTA adopted a mission statement — a statement of purpose — and a vision statement of how the association would behave while pursuing that mission.


The Texas State Teachers Association originated in Mexia, Texas, in June 1880.

Checkout the TSTA Store!

Individuals and locals can shop for promotional items to showcase TSTA in the workplace, at new employee orientations and convocations, at rallies and other special events, and beyond! Show your TSTA colors!

Download the TSTA Logo

TSTA’s signature red, white and blue logo is available here for our local associations to use.