Register by July 11 for the 2016 Rural Schools Initiative Academy: It's All About the Brain!
This year’s Rural Schools Initiative Academy will help teachers design more effective instruction and principals become more aware of instructional principles to look for when conducting observations under the new Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS). Who should attend the July 20-22 academy at the Region 7 ESC in Kilgore? Teachers, teacher leaders, principals, central office curriculum and instructional staff, and superintendents in small rural school districts. Learn more and register today!
New for 2016-17! FTSA2: Engaging in Leadership – Next-Step Learning for FTSA Alumni
TASA is offering a new two-session learning opportunity designed especially for 2015-16 attendees of the First-Time Superintendents Academy who want to continue to grow and develop their leadership skills. FTSA2 will explore “next-step” topics including: board relations and politics; board workshop/executive session best practices; legislative advocacy; and vision-driven leadership to support school transformation efforts. Learn more.
05.13.2015 — H-E-B has announced the winners of the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, a program the retailer launched in cooperation with TASA in 2002 as a positive way to support public education in Texas.
04.11.2016 — Results of the 2016 TASA Executive Committee elections are in.
04.04.2016 — On April 11, 2016, tens of thousands of Texas students and their families will kick off a statewide celebration of literacy called Texas Reads One Book.
02.09.2016 — TASA and AASA invite all Texas school districts to participate in the 2016 Texas Reads One Book program. The sign-up deadline is March 15.
06.27.2016 — In addition to the meeting scheduled for August 3, three additional meetings have been scheduled for the Senate Committee on Education.
06.20.2016 — The Senate Education Committee will meet August 3 at 9 a.m. in room E1.028 to hear invited and public testimony on several interim charges.
06.14.2016 — The Texas Commission on Next-Generation Assessments and Accountability held its sixth meeting June 13, a work session in which members hammered out their recommendations for the Legislature.
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.