• 06.23.2014 — MISSION: School Transformation Learning and Engagement Modules
    TASA has developed a comprehensive set of five learning and engagement modules for use by districts at all levels of the process. The modules are founded on Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas (TASA, 2008), the original document that created the framework for the new vision in public education. All resources used in the modules are aligned to the vision principles embedded in the document.  Facilitator training for Modules 2 and 3, August 14 OR September 9 at TASA Headquarters, are now open for registration.  Full Details
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  • 06.18.2014 — 2015 TAC Session Applications Now Being Accepted

    Proposals are now being accepted for Concurrent Sessions at the 2015 Texas Assessment Conference.  Session applications must be submitted through TASA's Member Services Center (MSC).  Please carefully review the Required Information for Concurrent Session Application page prior to beginning the application. The submission deadline is Monday, August 11, 2014
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  • Updates to iTunes U App Allows Teachers to Create Content on iPads

    07.09.2014 — On Tuesday, Apple launched its newly updated iTunes U app that allows teachers to create, edit and manage entire courses directly on their iPad. Teachers already had access to the free iTunes U app, but they weren't able to create content using that tool; instead, they could only create content on a Mac or personal computer with a web-based course manager.

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  • Nominees Announced for 2014 Superintendent of the Year Award

    07.02.2014 — The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) announced the regional winners of the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award. The SOTY program recognizes exemplary superintendents for their strong leadership skills, dedication to improving educational quality, ability to build effective employee relations, student performance, and commitment to public involvement in education.

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  • Free Biology Textbook Just Released in iBooks; Content Included in TASA on iTunes U Biology Resources

    07.01.2014 — The non-profit E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation announced Monday the release of a free 41-chapter iBooks textbook series called Life on Earth that is designed to excite and instruct high school biology students with state-of-the-art digital media that includes animations, video, and interactive modules.

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  • Department of Agriculture Issues Notice About School Pest Control Safety

    06.09.2014 — Every Texas public school district is required by law to implement an integrated pest management (IPM) program. The Texas Department of Agriculture's Structural Pest Control Service issued a reminder of IPM requirements as they regulate and enforce the use of pest management practices by Texas school districts.

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Marketing Opportunities

Face-to-face Contact at Conferences and Exhibits

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.

Contact Pat Johnston, Director, Special Programs, for more information on exhibiting with TASA.

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.

Visit our advertising page or contact Ann HalsteadAssistant Executive Director, Services and Systems Administration, for more information. 

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, Director, Special Programs, to learn more about this program.