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The purpose of the TPSA State student board is to carry out TPSA's Mission Statement. To allow students to develop leadership skills by organizing and carrying out region-wide service projects (spring), giving student input on all TPSA matters, helping the board of directors carry out their duties (assisting with newsletters, social media, etc.), and assisting/support the regional representative at region and state competitions; and course any other various requirements as we move forward with the year. 

What will you do? 

  • You will attend monthly virtual video meetings (can only miss one) to discuss any business items arising from the Executive Council meetings. 
  • Attend & Help your region at the regional competition (organize the events, help when needed, take pictures, etc.)
  • Attend & Help at the state competition (setting up, facilitating groups/meetings, etc.) – Be there early at State; the first half day.
  • Develop and facilitate a region-wide service project for ALL CTSOs to be a part of 

Qualifications

  • Be a TPSA-paid member in good standing
  • Your chapter must be current and paid with TPSA 
  • Be a Sophomore/Junior/Senior
  • Have a B avg. in all classes (Maintain grade eligibility in all courses)
  • 3-4 absences NOT school related 
  • 2 rec letters (one from your CTSO advisor and one from a core teacher)
  • Attendance and Discipline verification record from your Assistant Principal (see the Assistant Principal Link below under the Application section).
  • Have a letter from your CTSO advisor permitting you to run for the board
  • Have the time to participate on the TPSA State Student Board, and attend Regional Competition and State Competition. 
  • You will run for either the Student President or a Student Region (1-8) Representative. The Student President will be voted on by all TPSA members in good standing and the Student Region Rep's will be voted on by each region that they represent. 

Cost

  • Your regional and state competition fee will be waived
  • Your school's CTSO will pay for hotel room and meal expenses; TPSA will not cover hotel/meal/travel expenses to Regional/State conferences
  • A meal provided to you at the state conference (courtesy of TPSA)

Application

Online Application Form

Students will upload all the below documents on the Application Form. Students must sign in with a Google Account to complete the form and save progress.

  • Choose to run for either Student President or Student Regional (1-8) Representative. 
  • A 2-4 min video – "selling yourself on why you want to be a regional representative." Please include any leadership roles you have had or currently have, any activities, any projects/events you have organized for your CTSO, etc. 
  • Your current unofficial transcript.
  • Your 2 letters of recommendation (one from your CTSO advisor and one from a core teacher)
  • A letter from your CTSO Advisor – stating that you are allowed to run
  • A Discipline and Attendance record from your Assistant Principal. 

Schedule

Nov 1 - Student Board Application goes live for Students to complete
Nov 18 - Student Board Application Closes
Nov 20 - Student Voting Delegates Due in myTPSA
Nov 22 - Student Board Information Viewable
Nov 28 - Voting Opens for Voting Delegates
Nov 31 - Voting Closes for Voting Delegates
Dec 10th – We will send out the results
Dec 15th - Student Board Google Meet


Updated onNovember 7th, 2022

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