10.06.2015 — Spots Still Available in Level 2 Curriculum Management Audit TrainingThe October 28-30 Level 1 CMAT that TASA is offering in Austin is full, but spots are still available in the Level 2 training set for November 18-20. The Level 2 training is designed to prepare instructional leaders to examine and evaluate system-based issues to optimize the delivery of effective teaching and learning. Reserve your seat today!
10.05.2015 — Still Time to Register for Academy for Transformational Leadership in AustinSession 1 of the Academy for Transformational Leadership to be held in Austin at TASA Headquarters is set for October 12-13. Get the details and download a flier. ATL, designed for educational leaders who are committed to school transformation, will also be held in Klein ISD (Session 2 will be held November 4-5) and at the Region 10 ESC (Session 1 is November 9-10). Learn more about the Klein ISD and Region 10 academies.
09.28.2015 — New PD Offering! Build Your Own Courses in Digital Content Development Workshops
Announcing a valuable hands-on learning opportunity for educators who want to create customized digital content to use in their classrooms or to distribute within their school districts! Each Digital Content Development Workshop is an intensive one-day course designed to familiarize your district team with the rich library of digital content resource collections available through TASA on iTunes U and equip them with the skills needed to use those resources and others to build custom courses. Get the details.
10.05.2015 – Mary Ann Whiteker, chief executive of Hudson ISD, was named 2015 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards in Austin on October 3.
10.02.2015 — TASA named the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Board of Trustees the 2015 Outstanding School Board at the TASA/TASB Convention in Austin.
09.02.2015 — Five school boards from across Texas have been selected as Honor School Boards as part of the 2015 TASA School Board Awards.
08.24.2015 — TASA announced today that six outstanding educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the 2016 Texas Teacher of the Year program.
10.06.2015 — Commissioner of Education Michael Williams advised school districts and charters today of his recommendation to replace the current phase-in schedule for the STAAR student passing standards with a standard progression approach.
09.29.2015 — The U.S. Department of Education has approved Texas’ request for a waiver from certain provisions of the ESEA. However, the state is on "high-risk status," meaning it must meet certain conditions to keep the waiver beyond this school year.
09.28.2015 — TEA has released a FAQs document to assist districts with implementation of HB 2610, which requires school districts to provide 75,600 minutes of instruction rather than 180 days.
09.25.2015 — HB 2205 made numerous changes to educator prep programs and to procedures for investigating educator misconduct. The bill also included flexibility with local teaching permits for certain teachers.
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.