Legislative advocacy is an essential part of advancing public education in Tennessee. TSBA’s Government Relations Department advocates for the collective interests of our membership at the General Assembly, as determined by our Delegate Assembly, position statements, and Constitution and Bylaws. This department monitors legislation that impacts school districts and maintains direct communication with legislators, state agencies, and stakeholder groups in the education arena to achieve the Association’s goals.

The Tennessee School Boards Association aims to equip our members with the resources they need to understand state and federal legislation that impacts state and local education and encourages all members to engage in advocacy at all levels.