Austin Prochko is the Project Manager and Deputy Campaign Director for Next Generation Texas at the Foundation. Prior to joining TPPF, he was an educator at private and charter schools, where he taught literature, history, and government. Between his stints as a teacher, Austin worked on various political campaigns throughout Texas.

Austin is the author of Foundations of Freedom: The Layman’s Guide to the Philosophy of the American Founding. He has a B.A. in Politics from Hillsdale College and a Masters of Politics from the University of Dallas.

Austin lives in Schertz with his wife, Michelle, and sons Aleksander and Nathaniel.