Trustee Advocate Application

Application Process

All Texas school districts are eligible to apply to become members of the inaugural cohort of the Trustee Advocate program. The cohort will include the school boards and superintendents of 8 school districts.

Applications open
October 15, 2021

Applications due
November 15, 2021

Selection Process

As soon as the digital application is submitted, the school district applicant can immediately schedule a virtual interview for the Superintendent and one Trustee with the selection committee.

 Interview schedule begins
November 16, 2021

Interview schedule ends
December 16, 2021

Grant Award

Raise Your Hand Texas will cover all transportation, food, and accommodation costs for superintendents and trustees during the large group sessions in Austin, including accommodation for the night before the training begins.

School Districts Selected and Awards announced
January 7, 2022


Contact Missy Bender, Trustee in Residence, at [email protected].