The mission of the Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members (TCBSBM) is to bring awareness, educate, and empower all school board members – particularly members of color to identify, advocate, and address systemic matters encountered by African American students within the educational system.



TCBSBM is a non-profit organization that speaks on behalf of quality education for African Americans in the state of Texas. This organization speaks to the following Board associations regarding education:

  • National School Board Association (NSBA)
  • National Caucus of Black School Board Members (BC)
  • Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)
  • National Alliance for Black School Educators (NABSE)
  • Texas Alliance for Black School Educators (TABSE)


  • Events/Meetings (Education Summit, Summer Leadership Institute, TASA/TASB Convention
  • Federal Legislative Advocacy (Resolutions proposed and adopted by TASB)
  • Extend scholarship opportunities to High School Senior & Internship to HBCU students
  • Provide a forum for the unique issues faced by Black school board members and Black students throughout the state
  • Serve as an official advisory body on matters relating to issues of concern to blacks on local school boards; positions on the Texas Association of School Boards; and the National School Boards Association
  • Promote better relationships and understanding between Black school board members, their local communities and local school boards, the Texas Association of School Boards; and the National School Boards Association
  • Provide a means whereby Black school board members can actively participate in the state and national dialogue on educational problems, issues and concerns as well as opportunities, within the Texas Association of School Boards, National Association of School Boards and other national organizations, committed to the full growth and development of Black and other minority children