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Gov. Abbott Signs School Safety Measure into Law

June 10, 2019 

Governor Greg Abbot signed a series of school safety bills into law last week. TCA Executive Director, Jan Friese, was on Spectrum News Austin speaking about the role and importance of professional school counselors as well as an outlook on the recent legislative session.


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Welcome to Our New Website!

calendar-iconJul 10 2019
Take a look around and let us know what you think. Read this article about new features and how to log in.

New TCA Committee Members

calendar-iconJul 1 2019
TCA depends on the commitment of its members to keep our association strong! Each committee works to hone the focus of TCA's Strategic Plan, to impact positive change, and support professional counselors.

UTSA Counseling Students Attend TCA Advocacy Day

calendar-iconJun 6 2019
[KSAT San Antonio] UTSA counseling students attended our April Advocacy day and were able to bring their knowledge back to their peers.

Legislative News

HB 3 Update (School Counselor Compensation)

calendar-iconJun 6 2019
Your calls worked! School counselors will be eligible for raises in any year a district receives an increase in its Basic Allotment (BA). HB 3 creates a somewhat complicated formula to determine what the actual amount available for raises will be. Read our full update.

Legislative Update (5/24/2019)

calendar-iconMay 24 2019
The legislative session is wrapping up. We've got one more important action alert for you. Get bill updates from last week. Thank you to everyone who advocated this session!

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