TASSP/TASC Student Leadership Class

The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals and the Texas Association of Student Councils sponsor Student Leadership, a TEA approved class. Developed originally in 1996 and most recently revised in 2019, the course curriculum is available for purchase and implementation for in secondary schools. TASSP/TASC serve as the sponsoring organization with TEA, and the course may be offered for ½ to 1 state elective credit. Schools must purchase the curriculum through TASC and complete the TASSP/TASC Participant Agreement to offer this versatile course as state credit. The curriculum may be purchased as a supplemental resource for other classes or educational purposes as well. Licensing to offer the course for state credit is provided per individual campus (school).


The revised curriculum includes in each chapter course TEKS, activities to teach key concepts, and web-based resources. The curriculum and web-based resources to accompany the course are provided via PDF. The revised curriculum also includes a Curriculum Supplement (100 pages of leadership lessons developed by leadership teachers.)

*To purchase the TASSP/TASC Student Leadership Course and Materials! Click Here »

* For specific information regarding the course, see the bottom of this page.

Student Leadership Course & Curriculum Academy

TBD Summer 2022

Student Leadership was approved for three more years in April 2019 and has new TEKS.

The Academy is open to any teaching or interested in teaching the TASSP State Credit Student Leadership Class as well as those who want to enhance their skills for working with a council, club, or leadership team.

  • Cost of the Academy with the curriculum and approval to teach the course for state credit is $tbd per person if registered by July tbd.  Cost if registered after July tbd will be $tbd per person.
  • Cost of the Academy if the curriculum has already been purchased or for a second person from the same school is $tbd per person if registered by July tbd. Cost if registered after July tbd will be $tbd per person.
  • Registration closes July tbd at midnight.
  • Attendance at the Academy includes additional supplementary materials, lesson plans, activities, instruction, and individual coaching.
  • See below if you choose to purchase a curriculum without attending the Academy. (Specialized training is required by TEA.)


The Student Leadership Class is a course for students who seek opportunities to expand and deepen their group and individual skills in order to positively impact their lives and their community.

Questions about the curriculum, course content, training?
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TASC Board of Directors Registration and Cancellation Policy: Cancellations may be made until Early Bird Registration closes. Requests for refunds or cancellations must be submitted via email to Lori De Leon and will incur a $100 cancellation fee. No cancellations will be allowed, and no refunds will be made after that date. Those not cancelling by the Early Bird Deadline or submitting registrations after the Early Bird Deadline will be billed the full amount for all persons registered including no-shows. There will be a $100 cancellation fee for cancellations prior to July 12. No cancellations are available after July 12. Substitutions may be made. If registration is not cancelled by the stated deadline, the full amount of the registration will be charged to the school/individual.