Texas Dealer Academy

“Leadership Development for Today and Tomorrow”

With a focus on the future, TADA offers the Texas Dealer Academy for any members dealer’s young family members currently working in the dealership as well as key managers – ages 20 to 40 – who are interested in furthering their education and knowledge of the franchised new car and truck business in Texas.

The Texas Dealer Academy (TDA) is a structured program consisting of educational and operational training as well as an opportunity to meet and network with other young dealers throughout the state. The curriculum includes content from NADA University, TADA Executive Staff, members of regulatory agencies and policy makers. Each TDA member will have unlimited internet access to the NADA University web-based educational modules (a $2400 annual value) and two TDA meetings per year.

The Texas Dealer Academy will prepare candidates for the role of Dealer Principal and nurture friendships in the automotive industry that will last a lifetime. 

The program provides the opportunity for the TDA participant to prepare for the future of the dealership and offers a chance to meet with their peers to exchange thoughts and ideas while hearing the latest information from the industry professionals on a local, state and national level.

We partner with NADA University for our educational course curriculum. Each TDA member is given a login number under the TADA Account. Our program will require each individual to complete twelve courses each year (or one per month) through the NADA University.
Texas Dealer Academy annual membership dues are $500 per person. Dealership must be a member of TADA.  

TDA Membership Application