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03.23.2015 — TASA and TASB have released the 2015 update of the Report on School District Mandates, a comprehensive list of state mandates placed on school districts that contribute significantly to the rising costs of public education.
03.09.2015 — TASA members have been invited to identify educators for ELA/R and SLA/R TEKS review committees who are meaningfully engaged with school and/or district transformation work and who have a commitment to high priority learning standards.
03.06.2015 — Dr. Greg Gibson, superintendent of Schertz-Cibolo-University City ISD, and Dr. Sylvia P. Atkinson, an assistant superintendent in Brownsville ISD, are candidates for one of three trustee positions on the TRS Board of Trustees with terms beginning as early as September 1, 2015, and ending August 31, 2021.
03.04.2015 — TASA Executive Director Johnny Veselka has submitted a letter to Commissioner of Education Michael Williams asking him to respond to the SBOE’s request for relief from the accountability provisions associated with the new grades 3-8 math TEKS for this school year.
03.31.2015 — Today at noon, the Texas House of Representatives will begin debating more than 350 amendments to HB 1, the Appropriations Act. Included in the amendments are several relating to school funding and vouchers.
03.30.15 — After much discussion, the Senate passed SB 6 today with a vote of 20 to 10. The bill would require Texas campuses to receive A-F performance ratings rather than ratings of exemplary, recognized, acceptable, or unacceptable.
03.30.2015 — The Texas Senate Education Committee will meet at 9 a.m. on April 1 in the Betty King Room at 2E.20 in the Capitol to consider bills on waiving superintendent certification, establishing teacher academies, and more.
03.27.2015 — The Texas House Elections Committee will meet Monday, March 30, at 2 p.m. or upon adjournment of the House to discuss three bills related to school bond elections.
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.
Web and Publication Advertising
TASA offers a variety of economical print advertising options, including our full-color journal INSIGHT, circulated to more than 3,000 prominent education leaders across the state. Print advertising is also available in several highly targeted electronic publications, including TASA Daily, TASA's very popular daily electronic newsletter, our legislative and policy newsletter, Capitol Watch, and Interchange, our monthly 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, or Pat Johnston, Assistant Executive Director, Event Operations, to learn more about this program.