2019 Texas BPA State Leadership Academy


The Texas BPA State Leadership Academy will be held in conjunction with the State Leadership Conference in Dallas on March 7-8, 2019.  This site is designed as the "one-stop-shop" for everything you'll need before, during, and after the Academy.  Thanks to a unique partnership with the TX BPA Board of Directors and State Advisor, BPA Members who attend the Academy are eligible to earn the Unboxed Latent Leader Certification for FREE!  Specific instructions to achieve this one-of-a-kind certification are listed below.  Whether you are attending the Academy just for fun or Certification, take lots of pictures and post them to social media using #txbpasla.  We'll see you in Dallas!!

Special note for ADVISORS/TEACHERS:  at the bottom of this page, you'll find the Crosswalk-Alignment to TEKS, which may help in your planning and follow-up.

State Leadership Academy Agenda

Promo Video

Getting Started

Prior to or during the Texas BPA State Leadership Academy, you will need to complete the Pre-Assessment.  To access the Assessment, please click below and use txbpa2019 as the access code.


State Leadership Academy Downloads

Files coming soon.

Obtaining Leadership Certification

Step-by-Step Instructions

1.  You must attend and participate in six of the TX BPA State Leadership Academy sessions in Dallas on March 7-8.

2.  You must complete the Pre-Assessment (either before or during SLC).  The access code is txbpa2019.

3.  You must share the following files with unboxedok@gmail.com through Google Drive (see instructions on the right).

  • 3 minute video interview with another student discussing integrity
  • 2 page summary (Word or PDF) describing at least five of the competencies in your own words
  • 1 page reflection of what you learned during the academy
  • 3 minute video interview with someone who is different than you and the challenges they face (gender, religion, political affiliation, ethnicity, sexual orientation/identity, etc)

4.  You must complete the Post-Assessment with a score of at least 80%.

5.  CONGRATULATIONS!  Your certificate will be emailed to you on or before Monday, April 1, 2019!!

File Sharing with Google Drive

1.  You'll need a Google Account.

2.  Log-In to your Google Drive.

3.  Create a folder called [FirstName][LastName]TXBPA  example:  JackHedrickTXBPA

4.  Share the folder with unboxedok@gmail.com

If you need specific instructions watch the video below!

Video for Sharing Files on Google Drive

Crosswalk-Alignment to TEKS

Contact Us

For program/certification questions, contact: Jack Hedrick at jack@unboxedok.com or by phone at 580-745-4393. For technical issues/uploading documentation, email Loyd Lightfoot at loyd@unboxedok.com. Please include specific error messages.