05.03.2015 — At a May 3 awards ceremony in Austin, H-E-B announced the winners of the 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.
04.27.2015 — Shanna Peeples, the 2015 Texas Teacher of the Year, has been named the 2015 National Teacher of the Year. The official announcement was made April 27 on “CBS This Morning.” An English teacher at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo ISD, she is the first educator from Texas to earn the national honor since 1957.
04.24.2015 — At 9 a.m., April 27, 2015, thousands of Texas students and their families will kick off a statewide celebration of literacy supported by TASA and led by Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett.
04.07.2015 — TASA President Alton L. Frailey, superintendent of Katy ISD, was elected the 2015-16 president-elect of AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
05.04.2015 — Today Austin ISD announced that it, along with many other school districts and business leaders, will hold a press conference Wednesday, May 6, to send a unified message about the need for adequate funding for Texas public schools. All Texas districts are invited to participate.
05.04.2015 — On Wednesday, the House is set to consider HB 3453, which would allow districts to opt in and out of participation in TRS-ActiveCare and would authorize TRS to establish a regional rating method for determining premiums. TASA encourages school leaders to contact their House members and urge them to vote NO on HB 3453.
05.02.2015 — Last Thursday, SB 149 was sent to Gov. Greg Abbott for signature. With the governor’s signature, the bill would take immediate effect, helping students who have passed all the required courses needed to graduate but who are at risk of not graduating in 2015 because they failed one or two EOC exams.
05.01.2015 — The Senate Education Committee will meet at 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 5, on House bills that would eliminate diploma endorsements and prevent limits on dual-credit courses.
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, to learn more about this program.