The Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration is an organization dedicated to promote the improvement and advancement of educational leadership.

Helping Members

TCPEA helps members become more effective in their role as professors of educational administration.

Encouraging Research

TCPEA encourages research, investigation, and dissemination of the research results.

Fostering Relationships

TCPEA fosters positive relationships with state and national educational organizations.


TCPEA is an affiliate of the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership (formerly the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration), which is committed to the practice and study of educational administration. Established in 1947 (as NCPEA), ICPEL continues its commitment to serve the interests and needs of professors of educational administration and practicing school leaders.


TCPEA’s history dates back to 1974, when the professors of educational administration in Texas agreed to establish a formal organization in the state to foster the achievement of objectives of the professorate, and to foster better communication among those who were preparing school administrators for the public schools within the state.

Member Benefits


Networking & Professional Learning

TCPEA meets twice annually, in conjunction with the TASA/TASB Convention and the TASA Midwinter Conference. These meetings provide important networking opportunities so vital to the success of our profession.


Publishing Opportunities

TCPEA’s School Leadership Review is a nationally refereed journal designed to offer a publishing opportunity to professors of educational leadership across the country.


Valuable Information & Connections

Connect and collaborate with fellow TCPEA members. On this website, we provide peer contact information, submission information and articles from The School Leadership Review, papers from TCPEA’s Graduate Research Exchange, and more.

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We’re looking forward to an exciting year and invite you to be an active part of it! Join TCPEA online via TASA’s Member Services Center.

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