Council on Assessment
and Accountability

Beginning in October of 2021, Raise Your Hand Texas began meeting with education stakeholders across Texas in small and large group settings to educate stakeholders about our current accountability system, gather feedback on accountability topics, and invite people to join us in the push for legislative change. By fall of 2022, we will have heard more than 10,000 voices, listening to what Texans want most from their schools.

To further guide our advocacy efforts, in December 2021 we invited 16 education leaders, superintendents, teachers, school board trustees and education advocates to join the Raise Your Hand Texas Measure What Matters Council on Assessment and Accountability. Our goal is that their work and recommendations will culminate in legislative change during the 2023 Legislative Session.

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Dr. Darlene Breaux

Director, Research and
Evaluation Institute at the Harris County Department of Education

Houston, TX

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HD Chambers

Superintendent of Schools,
Alief ISD

Houston, TX

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Tracy Fisher

Education Advocate

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Andrea Greene

Elementary English Language
Arts Curriculum Specialist, Leander ISD

Leander, TX

Dr. Kelli Moulton

TASA Executive
Superintendent and Council Chair

Corsicana, TX

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Norma Osuna

Blended Learning
Program Manager, Ysleta ISD

El Paso, TX

Mario Pina

Instructional Coach, Austin ISD

Austin, TX

Melina Recio

High School Teacher,
McAllen ISD

McAllen, TX

Dr. Macy Satterwhite

Deputy Superintendent, Lubbock-Cooper ISD

Lubbock, TX

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Robert Scott

Of Counsel/Consultant,
Powell Law Group

Austin, TX

David Thompson

Partner,
Thompson & Horton LLP

Houston, TX

Theresa Valls Trevino

Texans Advocating for
Meaningful Student Assessment

Austin, TX

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Dr. Angela Valenzuela

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy
at The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

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Dr. Michael Villarreal

Director, Urban Education Institute
at The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Chris E. Wallace

President/CEO
North Texas Commission

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Consultant: Dee Carney

Assessment, Accountability,
and Education Consultant

Austin, TX

Texas is a long-standing leader in school accountability reform and is uniquely positioned to lead the way toward a more useful, fair, and holistic approach.

We have the opportunity to raise our standards for success and raise student outcomes like never before. Join us as we chart a course toward the future for our 5.4 million public school students.