The Texas Public Accountability Consortium (TPAC) is a group of Texas school districts working to build on the success of community-based accountability systems already in use in districts across the state by developing next-generation measures and assessments that would enable wider use of such systems.

About TPAC

TPAC was formed in 2017 to build on the work of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium and in recognition of the continuing need to develop alternatives to the A-F state-driven accountability system.

The Goal

By focusing on tools and methodologies capable of producing both actionable information and data that can figure into each district’s community-based accountability system, TPAC is working toward its goal of demonstrating that a well-crafted community-based accountability system can better communicate the quality of effort by a school and district than the state’s standardized, test-centric accountability system, which fails to provide a full picture of what is actually taking place in a school.

The Mission

TPAC’s mission is to restore agency to districts and campuses, and prove that educators who take an active role in their accountability can create rich systems that transcend any standardized system.

2022-23 TPAC Members
DistrictRegionContact PersonEmail
Alamo Heights ISD20Dana Basharadbashara@ahisd.net
Belton ISD12Matt SmithMatt.Smith@bisd.net
Blue Ridge ISD10Matt Kimballmatt.kimball@brisd.net
Bosqueville ISD12James Skeelerjames.skeeler@bosquevilleisd.org
Burkburnett ISD9Brad Owenbrad.owen@burkburnettisd.org
Canadian ISD16Lynn Pulliamlynn.pulliam@canadianisd.net
Clear Creek ISD4Karen Englekengle@ccisd.net
College Station ISD6Mike Martindalemmartindale@csisd.org
Coppell ISD10Brad A. Huntbhunt@coppellisd.com
Corsicana ISD12Diane Davis Frostdiane.frost@cisd.org
El Paso ISD19Diana Sayavedradisayave@episd.org
Elgin ISD13Jana Rueterjana.rueter@elginisd.net
Fort Stockton ISD18Gabriel Zamoragabriel.zamora@fsisd.net
Frisco ISD10Mike Waldripmikewaldrip@friscoisd.org
Georgetown ISD13Fred Brentbrentf@georgetownisd.org
Gladewater ISD7Sedric G. Clarkclarks@gladewaterisd.com
Godley ISD11Rich Dearcdear@godleyisd.net
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD11Robin S. Ryanrobin.ryan@gcisd.net
Jim Ned CISD14Glen Tealgteal@jimned.esc14.net
Leander ISD13Bruce Gearingbruce.gearing@leanderisd.org
Lewisville ISD11Lori Rapprappl@lisd.net
Lubbock-Cooper ISD17Keith Bryantkbryant@lcisd.net
Lytle ISD20Michelle Carroll Smithmichelle.smith@lytleisd.org
Midway ISD (ESC 12)12George E. Kazanasgeorge.kazanas@midwayisd.org
Prosper ISD10Holly Fergusonhjferguson@prosper-isd.net
Roscoe Collegiate ISD14Guillermo Manchagmancha@roscoe.esc14.net
Royse City ISD10Kevin Worthyworthyk@rcisd.org
San Angelo ISD15Carl Dethloffcarl.dethloff@saisd.org
Splendora ISD6Jeff Burkejburke@splendoraisd.org
Sunnyvale ISD10Doug Williamsdoug.williams@sunnyvaleisd.com
Sunray Collegiate ISD16Marshall A. Harrisonmarshall.harrison@region16.net
Throckmorton Collegiate ISD9Michelle Clinecline@throck.org
Victoria ISD3Quintin Shepherdquintin.shepherd@visd.net

The Texas Public Accountability Consortium’s work on community-based accountability is not part of the Local Accountability System pilot established by TEA in response to House Bill 22, 85th Legislature, although several TPAC districts are participating in the TEA pilot.

What does TPAC do?

An update on the efforts of the Texas Public Accountability Consortium (TPAC) is included in the December 2018 report of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium (THPSC), a group of 22 school districts charged with informing the governor, Texas Legislature, State Board of Education, and commissioner of education on methods for improving student learning in Texas public schools.

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