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Field Service Agents

Field Service Agents provide technical assistance to superintendents and facilitate communication among districts, the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and ESC-20.

School Board Training

The Texas Legislature has mandated a course of training for all school board members. The goal is to prepare LEA board members and the superintendent as a leadership team to improve the academic performance of all LEA students. Region 20, a TEA authorized, certified, and registered professional development provider, is committed to providing services for all LEAs to help achieve this goal.  Some of the sessions that we provide are listed below: 


  • New Board Member Orientation to the TEC (required for all first time board members)
  • Legislative Update (required after every regular and called legislative session)
  • Accountability
  • Superintendent Evaluation
  • Board/Superintendent Relations
  • Goal Setting
  • Developing/Reviewing Operating Procedures for the Team of Eight
  • Understanding the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (F.I.R.S.T.)
  • Parent and Community Relations
  • Building the Team of 8 Through Relationships
  • Understanding Ethics and the Team of 8
  • Developing a Vision and Mission Statement
  • Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Lone Star Governance
  • Customized training for LEAs
  • Any other legislative mandated required training


  • School Law
  • Public Records
  • Open Meetings
  • School Finance/Public Funds
  • Health and Safety
  • Public Accountability
  • Customized training for LEAs
  • GTO Training
  • Any other legislative mandated required training