Members of the State Board of Education (SBOE) work in conjunction with the Texas Commissioner of Education to set goals and standards for educational programs in our state’s public schools, oversee the investment of the Permanent School Fund, approve the creation of charter schools, and adopt regulations and standards for the operation of adult education programs provided by public school districts, junior colleges and universities.
Mary Helen Berlanga
District 2 (Aransas, Calhoun, Cameron, Goliad, Jackson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wharton, and Willacy counties, as well as parts of Hidalgo County).
District 3 (Atascosa, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Frio, Jim Wells, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson counties as well as parts of Bexar and Hidalgo counties)
Lawrence A. Allen, Jr.
District 4 (parts of Fort Bend and Harris counties)
Mavis B. Knight
District 13 (parts of Dallas and Tarrant counties)