The 2020 State House of Delegates (HoD) will be in El Paso, TX.
Nominations open for TSTA officers
Nominations are open for the positions of TSTA President and Vice President, for a three-year term beginning July 15, 2020. Individuals who file for either office are automatically filed for alternate NEA Director for Texas. Both elections will be held during the 2020 TSTA convention. The filing deadline is Sept. 15, 2019. For more information, contact TSTA’s Center for Executive and Governance at 8716 N. Mopac Expy, Austin, Texas 78759, or call 877-ASK-TSTA, ext. 1337 or 1338. Filing forms are at tsta.org.
NEA Director Election: Nominations are also open for NEA Director for Texas, Place 3. The successful candidate for NEA Director for Texas, Place 3 will serve a three-year term on the NEA Board of Directors beginning September 1, 2020, and will sit as a voting member of the TSTA Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning July 15, 2020.
Update: TSTA has received notification from NEA regarding the possible reduction of a state position, NEA Director for Texas, on the NEA Board due to declining state membership. A final determination regarding the need for reduction will be made by NEA after May 31, 2020.
In order to comply with NEA policy, the candidate who wins NEA Director Place 2 at the TSTA HoD 2020 will assume office only in the event that NEA does NOT reduce a position from Texas on the NEA board. This information will not be available until after May 31, 2020.
Update: In light of this, the elected candidate will serve as NEA Director beginning at the end of the House of Delegates – April 25th – through the receipt of communication from NEA with their final decision regarding possible reduction of NEA Director for Texas, Place 2. If NEA ultimately decides to reduce this position, the term will begin April 25, 2020 and conclude August 31, 2020. If NEA maintains the position, the term will begin April 25, 2020 and conclude August 31, 2021.
Special Election: Unexpired Term – Nominations are open for NEA Director for Texas, Place 2 Unexpired Term. The successful candidate will serve a one-year term on the NEA Board of Directors, beginning September 1, 2020, and will be a voting member on the TSTA Board of Directors for a one-year term beginning July 15, 2020.
The election for NEA Director for Texas, Place 2 and 3 will be held at the April 2020 House of Delegates. For additional information, contact TSTA’s Center for Executive and Governance at 8716 N. Mopac Expy, Austin, TX 78759, or call 877-ASK-TSTA. Follow this link for the filing form for the NEA Director election: https://tsta.wufoo.com/forms/candidate-for-nea-director-filing-form/
TSTA At-Large Board of Directors: Although it is possible elections will not be held, TSTA is seeking nominations for these positions now in case elections are required. Elections will take place at the 2020 TSTA House of Delegates. Individuals elected would serve from July 15, 2020, through July 14, 2023. https://tsta.wufoo.com/forms/tsta-board-of-directors-atlarge-nomination-form/