Laura Colangelo is the Executive Director of the Texas Private Schools Association, an advocacy organization representing the over 800 private, accredited, non-profit schools in Texas in the state legislature and in DC. In this role, she is the “public voice for private schools in Texas.” Laura is also the Executive Director of the Texas Private Schools Accreditation Commission where she oversees the 15 accrediting commissions that accredit private schools in Texas. She is active in the Council for American Private Education. She really understands the whole legislative process and politics in Texas. Laura has forged valuable relationships and alliances with numerous Senators and Representatives. Laura Colangelo is a very valuable ally to the mission of Private Schools in the State of Texas and to the mission of our Lutheran Schools. She gets it. Laura is a former Head of School of an Episcopal School.