Elsie Morris Thomas
Elsie Morris Thomas, a self-advocate from Beaumont, applied for the program due to her concern regarding accommodations for children who receive special education services. “I’m very passionate about the education system and I hope to change the way students with disabilities are treated,” said Thomas. “I want to advocate to ensure all students receive the accommodations they need to be successful.”
Texas Disability Compliance Agency
Create a new state agency to enforce school districts’ compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act laws.