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.

TPAC Members
Alamo Heights ISD20DanaBasharaSuperintendent
Alamo Heights ISD20CharlotteDolatInstructional Technology Specialist
Alamo Heights ISD20AmyLagueuxElementary Academic Dean
Alamo Heights ISD20YadiraTaboada-PalaciosAcademic Dean
Alamo Heights ISD20JimmieWalkerExecutive Director, Curriculum and Instruction
Alvin ISD4BobbyMartinezExecutive Director of School Leadership
Alvin ISD4CarolNelsonSuperintendent
Alvin ISD4DianePeltierExecutive Director School Leadership
Alvin ISD4BrentShawChief of Accountability, Assessment and Program Evaluation
Alvin ISD4TiffanyUnruhScience Department Chair
Alvin ISD4JenniferValdezDeputy Superintendent of Academics
Birdville ISD11KelliMontgomeryDirector of Digital Learning
Bosqueville ISD12CliffHeathPrincipal
Bosqueville ISD12JamesSkeelerSuperintendent
BravEDJohnTannerFounder & Executive Director
Burkburnett ISD9JasonNolanPrincipal
Burkburnett ISD9BradOwenSuperintendent
Canadian ISD16JamesBryantPrincipal
Canadian ISD16LynnPulliamSuperintendent
Canadian ISD16LawanaPulliamDirector of Curriculum and Instructional Technology
Clear Creek ISD4RobertBayardDeputy Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
Clear Creek ISD4SheridanHenleyExecutive Director of Assessment and Evaluation
Clear Creek ISD4SusanSilvaAssistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
Clear Creek ISD4EricWilliamsSuperintendent
College Station ISD6TiffanyParkersonPrincipal
College Station ISD6MolleyPerryChief Administrative Officer
College Station ISD6PennyTramelChief Academic Officer
Collegiate Edu-NationKimAlexanderCEO
Collegiate Edu-NationAndyWilsonProgram Director
Coppell ISD10GregAxelsonPrincipal
Coppell ISD10AngieBrooksAssistant Superintendent
Coppell ISD10DeanaDynisExecutive Director of Teaching and Learning
Coppell ISD10CooperHiltonPrincipal
Coppell ISD10BradHuntSuperintendent
Corsicana ISD12ElmerAvellanedaExecutive Director of Special Programs
Corsicana ISD12DianeFrostSuperintendent
Corsicana ISD12KimHolcombAssistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
Corsicana ISD12StephanieHowellExecutive Director of Technology and Innovation
East Central ISD20ShannonFullerChief Instructional Officer
East Central ISD20RolandToscanoSuperintendent
Fort Bend ISD4JenniferBartelsAssistant Director, Student Growth and Achievement
Fort Bend ISD4AshleyCauseyDirector-STEM Curriculum and Instruction
Fort Bend ISDPrincipal
Fort Bend ISD4AudraUdeExecutive Director, Community Based Accountability
Fort Bend ISD4StephanieWilliamsExecutive Director, Organizational Transformation
Frisco ISD10WesleyCunninghamChief Academic Officer
Frisco ISD10MeridithManisCurriculum Coordinator
Frisco ISD10GaryNyeDirector of Accountability and Assessment
Frisco ISD10MaryWebbManaging Director of Elementary Instruction
Frisco ISD10AmandaZiaerManaging Director of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction
Georgetown ISD13FredBrentSuperintendent
Georgetown ISD13ScottGoldmanData Analyst
Georgetown ISD13DanielleHollowayAssistant Principal
Georgetown ISD13DeborahJacobsonDirector Assessment and Feedback
Georgetown ISD13JeannaSniffinPrincipal
Georgetown ISD13WesVanicekChief Strategist of Assessment & Feedback
Gladewater ISD7SedricClarkSuperintendent
Gladewater ISD7DerrickFloydPrincipal
Gladewater ISD7AmandaLangfordGladewater Primary Principal
Gladewater ISD7ChrisLangfordMiddle School Principal
Godley ISD11AiremyCaudleLearning Design & Curation Director
Godley ISD11RichDearSuperintendent
Godley ISD11JodieDicksonAssistant Principal
Godley ISD11KurtisFloodPrincipal
Godley ISD11ThomasFrazierInterim Principal
Godley ISD11AmmieHillPrincipal
Godley ISD11JasonKarnesAssistant Superintendent
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD11LaniNormanExecutive Director of Learning
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD11RobinRyanSuperintendent
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD11BradSchnautzDeputy Superintendent
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD11KristinSnivelyExecutive Director
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD11ShannonTovarDirector of Accountability & Continuous Improvement
Highland Park ISD (ESC 10)10JaimeCallahanDirector, Accountability and Assessment
Highland Park ISD (ESC 10)10LisaWilsonAssistant Superintendent, Education Services
Hillsboro ISD12VickiAdamsSuperintendent
Hillsboro ISD12SheilaBowmanExecutive Director, Literacy & Learning
Hillsboro ISD12AngelaBoydExecutive Director Curriculum & Instruction
Hillsboro ISD12StephanieTuckerPrincipal
Klein ISD4AnthonyIndelicatoChief Academic Officer
Klein ISD4StacyKindsfatherDirector of Assessment and Accountability
Klein ISD4AmandaSalinasDirector of Research and Program Evaluation
Leander ISD13LaurelynArterburyArea Superintendent
Leander ISD13MattBentzChief Academic Officer
Leander ISD13JenniferCollinsAssistant Superintendent for Curriculum
Leander ISD13BrendaCruzDirector of Assessment/Accountability
Leander ISD13KendraWinansExecutive Director, K-12 Programs
Lewisville ISD11SarahFitzhughChief Executive Director of Accountability & Evaluation
Lewisville ISD11ShawnaMillerDirector
Lexington ISD13CliffLightfootSuperintendent
Lubbock-Cooper ISD17SandraBeilueDirector of Curriculum and Accountability
Lubbock-Cooper ISD17KeithBryantSuperintendent
Lubbock-Cooper ISD17MegKattwinkelDirector of Professional Learning
Lubbock-Cooper ISD17MacySatterwhiteDeputy Superintendent
Lubbock-Cooper ISD17ShayTroutmanDirector, Curriculum
Lytle ISD20DustinBreithauptAssistant Superintendent
Lytle ISD20LorrianneMiguraPublic Relations Director
Lytle ISD20MichelleSmithSuperintendent
Lytle ISD20TanyaTateDirector of Curriculum and Instruction
Miami ISD16DonnaHaleSuperintendent
Miami ISD16TuckerLongDirector, CTE
Miami ISD16ValerieWordPrincipal
Midway ISD (ESC 09)9StaceyVoigtDirector, Elementary Curriculum
Midway ISD (ESC 12)12GeorgeKazanasSuperintendent
Midway ISD (ESC 12)12TraciMarlinPublic Information Officer
Midway ISD (ESC 12)12AaronPenaAssistant Superintendent - Curriculum and Instruction
Midway ISD (ESC 12)12LorriSappDirector of Curriculum: Assessment, Mathematics & Inst. Coaching
Pampa ISD16AbigayleBartonAssistant Superintendent
Pampa ISD16AbbyHancockExecutive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Prosper ISD10TheresaBiggsDirector of Advanced Academics
Prosper ISD10GregoryBradleyDeputy Superintendent
Prosper ISD10HollyFergusonSuperintendent
Prosper ISD10BlairHickeyChief of Specialized Programs
Prosper ISD10LeahMannDirector of Curriculum & Instruction
Prosper ISD10KylePennChief Financial Officer
Royse City ISD10DanaGriebDirector of Professional Learning and Advanced Academics
Royse City ISD10JuliaRobinsonAssistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
Royse City ISD10KevinWorthySuperintendent
San Angelo ISD15CarlDethloffSuperintendent
San Angelo ISD15FarrahGomezAssistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Professional Learning
San Angelo ISD15ShellyHuddlestonExecutive Director of Teaching & Learning
San Angelo ISD15JanaRueterAssistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
San Angelo ISD15WesleyUnderwoodChief of School Leadership
Splendora ISD6GlennBarnesAssistant Superintendent of Leadership and Culture
Splendora ISD6JeffBurkeSuperintendent
Splendora ISD6TamiGreggersonExecutive Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Splendora ISD6DeitraJohnsonCommunications Director
Sunnyvale ISD10ChristiMorganAssistant Superintendent
Sunnyvale ISD10AmyTutleDirector of Assessment and Accountability
Sunnyvale ISD10EmilyWhiteDirector, Communications & Marketing
Sunnyvale ISD10DougWilliamsSuperintendent
Texas A&M University-College of Education & Human Development6AmyJurica HinnantOutreach Coordinator
Texas A&M University-College of Education & Human Development6KayWijekumarProfessor
Throckmorton ISD9MichelleClineSuperintendent
Venus ISD11JamesHopperSuperintendent
Venus ISD11HollisMooreAssistant Superintendent
Venus ISD11Ann- MarieMorganCurriculum Director
Vernon ISD9KevinHunter2020 Texas Regional Teacher of the Year

Upcoming Meetings

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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