Nominate Your Outstanding Board for the 2017 TASA School Board Awards by June 16
If your school board supports educational improvement projects and school transformation initiatives, puts the welfare of students above personal or political motives, and works together to function as a policy-making body, you should nominate your board for TASA’s School Board Awards Program. There is no application form to submit; rather, superintendents should submit data and information that is supportive of the 2017 TASA School Board Awards criteria to their regional ESCs by June 16.
04.03.2017 — Results of the 2017 TASA Executive Committee elections are in. Up for election for the term June 1, 2017, to May 31, 2019, were those positions representing odd-numbered ESC regions.
03.22.2017 — For the third year, Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett will launch the statewide Texas Reads One Book program. On April 3, elementary students across Texas will simultaneously watch Garrett’s videotaped reading of the first chapter of "The Lemonade War."
01.13.2017 — Today H-E-B announced that eight school districts and five early childhood facilities have been selected as finalists for the retailer's 2017 Excellence in Education Awards program, now in its 16th year.
04.25.2017 — The House Public Education Committee met Tuesday, April 25, to hear testimony on a long list of bills. HBs 674, 1181, and 2282 were pulled from the agenda on the authors’ request. The committee also voted out a number of bills.
04.25.2017 — The Senate Committee on Education met Tuesday, April 25, to hear testimony on bills on special ed, charter schools, student health, UIL, and more. The committee also voted out 14 bills.
04.25.2017 — The Senate Committee on Education will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, April 27, on a number of bills, including Chairman Larry Taylor’s bill to amend the A-F school accountability system.
04.25.2017 — On Monday, April 24, the House Public Education Committee met briefly on adjournment of the House to consider pending business. The committee sent four bills to the House.
There is no substitute for developing contacts face-to-face. TASA offers you the opportunity to exhibit your products and services at major conferences held throughout the year, including Midwinter Conference, the Texas Assessment Conference, and the TASA/TASB Convention.
Print and Online Advertising
TASA offers a variety of valuable advertising options, including our journal INSIGHT, circulated to more than 3,000 prominent education leaders across the state, and our magazine Texas School Business, a trusted source of news and analysis of current issues in Texas education since 1954. Online advertising is available in TASA Daily, TASA's popular daily e-newsletter, and Capitol Watch Alert, our legislative and policy e-newsletter.
TASA's Corporate Partner Program
TASA's Corporate Partner Program gives companies that do business with schools ongoing recognition and visibility through a choice of event/advertising packages, ranging from $10,000 to $40,000. Each package offers special opportunities for Corporate Partners to sponsor professional learning opportunities and experience exclusive, face-to-face time with school leaders.Contact Johnny Veselka, Executive Director, to learn more about this program.