Advisory Committees and Partners
Meet our extended team.
Texas OnCourse is supported by partners and advisers from across disciplines – nonprofit, higher education, and workforce institutions.
Partners are critical to the success of Texas OnCourse. We aim to build a network to streamline student pathways to college and career success. This cannot be accomplished alone or in silos.
Executive Advisory Committee
The Executive Advisory Committee contributes ongoing guidance on the strategic approach, development, and implementation of the initiative.
Executive Director, College Board
Deputy to the President for Strategy and Policy, UT Austin
Superintendent of Schools, Alief ISD
Executive Director, Texas Counseling Association
Executive Director, Educate Texas
Counselor Consultant, National Consortium for School Counseling and Postsecondary Success
Associate Director, ESC Core Group
Commissioner of Education, TEA
Senior Vice President, Regional Workforce Development at Greater Houston Partnership
Commissioner of Higher Education, THECB
Executive Director, Dana Center
Dr. Sylvia Leal
Senior Program Officer for Education and Economic Development, TLL Temple Foundation
Data Analytics and Evaluation Advisory Committee
The Data Analytics and Evaluation Advisory Committee synthesizes research on student readiness for high school, postsecondary life, and the workforce; identifies data and metrics that can be used to conceptualize student pathways; and will potentially partner with Texas OnCourse on studies related to student pathways, pending discovery of significant gaps in the literature.
Director, Texas ERC
Professor, UT Austin
Senior Consultant, ACT
Executive Research Director, National Student Clearinghouse
Academies Director, La Joya ISD
Assistant Superintendent for Research, Accountability & Testing
Senior Research Associate II, Austin ISD
Kristin Kuhne, PhD
Director, Insights and Analytics, Educate Texas
Director of Research, Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Statewide Data Systems Director, TEA
Professor, UT Austin
Associate Superintendent, Fort Worth ISD
Assistant Commissioner, Strategic Planning and Funding, THECB
Jeffrey Wayman, PhD
Education Consultant, Wayman Services LLC
Employer Advisory Committee
Senior VP, Dallas Regional Chamber
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator – Family and Consumer Sciences Foundation, Texas Tech University
Vice President, Education and Workforce, Dallas Regional Chamber
Vice Chancellor, Chief Policy Officer, Texas State Technical College
President, Texas Workforce Coalition
VP Education Workforce, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Work-Based Learning Program Specialist, Texas Education Agency
Workforce Development Director, ABC South Texas Chapter
Tri-Agency Steering Committee
The Tri-Agency Steering Committee promotes alignment and collaboration between Texas OnCourse and Governor Abbott’s Tri-Agency Workforce Commission, consisting of the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Texas Workforce Commission.