Community Meetings

The Coalition for Public Schools is hosting a series of meetings across the state to discuss the value of public education and to talk about ways that communities can get involved to support public schools. Attendees are encouraged to support their neighborhood public schools both in their community and with local and statewide advocacy.

Upcoming Events

We look forward to hosting meetings in the following locations.  Please review this list regularly as we confirm schedule dates and times.

  • AMARILLO, TEXAS – JANUARY 23, 2018: Pastors for Texas Children meeting with Coalition for Public Schools presenting – Location: Polk Street United Methodist Church – 1401 S. Polk Street – Amarillo, Texas. Time: 9:00 am. Register by clicking here. 
  • MESQUITE, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 13, 2018: Location: Family Cathedral of Praise – 790 Windbell Circle – Mesquite, TX. Time: 6:00 pm. Register by clicking here. 
  • FORT WORTH, TEXAS
  • TERRELL, TEXAS
  • CORSICANA, TEXAS
  • PALESTINE, TEXAS
  • GRANBURY, TEXAS
  • HUMBLE, TEXAS
  • FORT BEND, TEXAS
  • CANADIAN, TEXAS
  • ODESSA, TEXAS
  • DENTON, TEXAS
  • SOCORRO, TEXAS
  • ANGLETON, TEXAS

Previous Events

We would like to express our appreciation to all who attended the following meetings.  If you are interested in attending another meeting, or are new to our organization and would like to learn more, please refer to the list above for upcoming meeting details.

January 23, 2017 – Legislative Symposium

capitold_1024This Legislative Symposium featured both a national and a statewide panel with distinguished guests discussing vouchers and voucher-type programs across the US and the State of Texas.  Guests included Dr. Luis Huerta (Columbia University), Dr. Julie Mead (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Dr. Julian Vasquez-Heilig (California State University), Craig Rothmeier (Make Education a Priority), Kathryn Freman (Christian Life Commission), Marisa Bono (MALDEF), and Jolene Sanders (Parent Advocate).

Location: Texas State Capitol Building – 1100 Congress Ave. – Austin, Texas  (Meeting is in the Capitol Extension Auditorium – Floor E1).

Time:  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information regarding community meetings please contact Dr. Charles Luke at charlesluke43@gmail.com or 940-768-8594.