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OUR MISSION

PROMOTE QUALITY EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES FOR ALL CHILDREN FROM RURAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN TEXAS WHICH WILL ENABLE THEM TO COMPETE IN A GLOBAL SOCIETY.


BENEFITS OF JOINING

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    • In 2015 students of TREA member districts enjoyed 14 different $1,200 scholarships for a total of $16,800 to be used at the recipient's discretion.  We are looking forward to growing this number in the future!

  • AFFILIATION WITH THE NATIONAL RURAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (NREA)

    • Legislative representation on the National level as well as magazines and newsletters specifically for rural educators, notifications of special grants and updates on rural scholarships http://www.nrea.net

  • TREA CONFERENCES

    • Summer Conference - involves and connects administrators, board members and teachers of rural schools, highlights breakout sessions and dynamic keynote speakers addressing topics that rural educators care about all in a major Texas city with activities for the whole family.  

    • Regional Conferences - Our regional conferences offer dynamic speakers and breakout sessions during the school year in multiple convenient locations across the state which we make as easy as possible for administrators to attend.

  • CASE SOLVED

    • Your TREA membership entitles you to a 50% discount on the CASE Solved community engagement software which streamlines the information submitted to TEA which is required by HB5.  More info here: www.thecasesolved.com

  • POWELL & LEON LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM (LSP)

    • The Powell & Leon LSP is paid for with your TREA membership and entitles you to: free school law phone calls in which no research is required, discounted legal rates, discounted travel rates, Powell & Leon client alerts, school board training, and more.  More info here: www.powell-leon.com

  • TREA RISK MANAGEMENT CO-OP (RMC)

    • Texas Rural Education Association Risk Management Co-op (TREA RMC) is a school service oriented self-funded and self-governed risk pool. This pool is administered by a seasoned group of insurance professionals and school superintendents with a focus on providing affordable, quality, risk management tools and insurance products to Texas school districts. Exceptional service combined with a quality product creates a partnership between school leaders and TREA RMC that establishes the Cooperative as an insurance partner of first resort.

  • OPPENHEIMER

    • Superintendents can get a free financial and demgraphic analysis of any school district whether it be your current school district or one in which you want to get more detailed information. Contact Don Rogers for information.

  • PUBLIC RELATIONS PROGRAM

    • TREA membership entitles you to discounted rates.  Designed for rural schools without the resources to employ a local public relations professional.  The direct benefit of this program is that you have access to an experienced team of school public relations practitioners "as needed" who will draft and execute an organized communications program in your district, as well as respond appropriately in times of crisis. 

 

 

SINCE 1992 TREA HAS BEEN DEDICATED TO IMPROVING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE RURAL SCHOOLS OF TEXAS.  WE DO THIS BY PARTICIPATING IN SMALL SCHOOLS COALITION (TREA, TACS, TAMS), WORKING WITH VARIOUS AD HOC GROUPS ON ISSUES THAT AFFECT OUR RURAL MEMBERSHIP, REGULAR COMMUNICATION DURING LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS TO KEEP MEMBERS INFORMED AND INVOLVED, AND WE UNITE AND MOBILIZE MEMBERS TO IMPACT LEGISLATION.  WE ARE A TIGHT KNIT COMMUNITY OF EDUCATORS THAT RELY ON EACH OTHER AND OUR AFFILIATES TO CONSTANTLY IMPROVE AND ADAPT TO THE CHALLENGES RURAL EDUCATORS FACE.

 

 

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