Compensatory Education Allotment Advisory Committee

In accordance with House Bill 3, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has formed the Compensatory Education Allotment Advisory Committee to advise the Texas Education Agency on: 

  1. rules establishing other economic criteria to be considered in determining the allotment methodology using census block groups; 
  2. rules detailing the method to count students who qualify for the allotment in: 
    1. a)  a dropout recovery school or program; or 
    2. b) a residential treatment facility; 
  3. rules detailing the method for properly counting students who are homeless within the meaning of "homeless children and youths" under 42 U.S.C. Section 11434a; and 
  4. rules to determine the appropriate weight by which to adjust the basic allotment in determining the compensatory allotment for homeless students.


Lindy Finley Associate Superintendent of Business     Jacksonville ISD
David Pate Chief Financial Officer Richardson ISD
Karen Smith Chief Financial Officer Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Gonzalo Salazar Superintendent Los Fresnos CISD
Diane Frost Superintendent of Schools Corsicana ISD
Annabel Tenorio Bilingual Elementary Teacher Mission CISD
Natalie Brown Teacher Dallas ISD
Denise Blanchard Principal Banquete ISD
Angie Williams  Regional Director of Special Programs IDEA Public Schools
Amanda Brownson Associate Executive Director  TASBO
Jamie Bryson Director of State and Federal Programs  Humble ISD
Melissa Wade Coordinator of Special Programs Frenship ISD
Ashwina Kirpalani  Managing Director, Analytics Commit Partnership
Bricio Vasquez Educational Data Scientist Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
Brian Woods Superintendent Northside ISD
Mohammed Choudhury Chief Innovation Officer San Antonio Independent School District
Ruth Lopez Turley Professor Rice University

Meeting Dates

December 11, 2019

Future Meeting Dates

To be determined