11.16.2014 — Due to concerns about the implementation of the revised TEKS for math in kindergarten through eighth grade this year, the State Board of Education's Committee on Instruction will discuss the issue at its meeting on Thursday.
11.11.2014 — You have a safety plan, but can the faculty and staff in your school find it when it matters most? CrisisManager is the new mobile safety platform that gets your plans out of binders and into the hands of those who need them.
11.07.2014 — Michael McFarland, superintendent of Lancaster Independent School District, has been selected to represent Texas in the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Superintendent of the Year program.
11.03.14 — The study will investigate whether providing the parents of students entering grade 9 during the 2014-15 school year with information about the changes to the mathematics course requirements and how they compare to the admissions requirements for most four-year, public universities and colleges in Texas.
12.12.2014 — In an ongoing effort to highlight the significant role ESCs play in assisting school districts across the state that serve the needs of more than 5 million students, TASA Governmental Relations has prepared a white paper that superintendents can share with legislators.
12.10.2014 — The Senate State Affairs Committee met today to discuss the following interim charge: Monitor the actuarial and financial conditions of the pension and health care programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) and the Employees Retirement System (ERS).
12.10.2014 — TEA's application for a federal preschool grant, the Texas Prekindgarten Expansion Grant, did not receive an award.
12.09.2014 — TEA has announced that it will move the testing date for the STARR mathematics assessments for grades 5 and 8 from March 30, 2015, to April 20, 2015.
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.