Diverse Kindergarten

About Us

The Early Childhood Caucus is building a bipartisan coalition of support for evidence-based policies for children ages 0-5 and their families. Our goal is to ensure that every Texas child is prepared to learn by kindergarten, that early childhood professionals are well-qualified, that each community in Texas has a system of well-organized early childhood services, and that Texas has a strong early childhood system and underlying data is used to coordinate, collaborate, and support children, families, and their needs.

 
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Our Members

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Chair

Rep. Diego Bernal

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Vice-Chair

Rep. Angie Chen-Button

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Treasurer

Rep. James Talarico

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Secretary

Rep. Julie Johnson

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Rep. Steve Allison

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Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins

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Rep. Abel Herrero

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Rep. Rafael Anchia

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Rep. Mary Gonzalez

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Rep. Gina Hinojosa

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Rep. Trent Ashby

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Rep. Vikki Goodwin

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Rep. Donna Howard

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Rep. John Bucy

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Rep. Ana Hernandez

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Rep. Celia Israel

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Rep. Ray Lopez

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Speaker Pro Temp.

Joe Moody

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Rep. Mando Martinez

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Rep. Victoria Neave

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Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer

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Rep. Lina Ortega

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Rep. Terry Meza

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Rep. Leo Pacheco

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Rep. John Raney

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Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos

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Rep. Penny Shaw

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Rep. Ed Thompson

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Rep. Chris Turner

Rep. Gary Van Deaver

Rep. Gene Wu

Rep. Erin Zwiener

“We’re really excited to see so many legislators committed to ensuring that our state policies give kids a strong start in life. From bolstering child care to providing health coverage to little kids to tackling the COVID academic slide for English Learners and other young students, we know there are a lot of opportunities for legislators to come together to support our youngest kids in Texas.

 David Feigen, Early Childhood Policy Associate - Texans Care for Children

Texas House Early Childhood Caucus

6531 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78216

(512) 463-0532

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