Texas Assessment Conference presentations (PDF format) have been posted to the conference mobile app for those sessions where the presenter has given us permission to do so. To view, open the mobile app and allow it to download updates. Tap the Sessions icon, browse sessions by Day or Track, and view the list of sessions. Sessions with a posted presentation will have a PDF icon under the session title. Select a session and tap the Resources tab, then Handouts, then Session Presentation. Download or email the presentation. [You can also access the presentations on your computer.]
2.18.2015 — At 9 a.m., April 27, Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett will kick off a statewide celebration of literacy involving school districts and families across Texas. All Texas school districts are invited to participate.
2.13.2015 — TASA members and staff will attend the 2015 AASA National Conference on Education, “Celebrating Public Education in America,” February 26-28, in San Diego. Attendees will join in commemorating AASA’s 150th anniversary and school leaders everywhere.
2.11.2015 — School leaders and other school officials from across Texas will gather in Austin February 15-18 for the Texas Assessment Conference, co-sponsored by TASA. It remains the only statewide conference dedicated to providing the latest information regarding assessment, testing, and accountability in education.
2.3.2015 — H-E-B announced that eight Texas school districts and five early childhood facilities have been selected as finalists for the retailer’s 2015 Excellence in Education Awards program. H-E-B is also recognizing five public school boards to highlight the importance of strong leadership at the board level.
2.20.15 — SB 149 by Sen. Kel Seliger is a critical bill that was the sole focus of the Senate Education Committee hearing on February 19. It is urgent that this bill pass as soon as possible in order to benefit the students in the class of 2015 who have passed all of their courses but failed one or more EOC exams.
2.19.15 — The House Public Education Committee will meet February 24 at 2 p.m. See a list of the bills to be considered.
2.19.15 — In its first meeting of the 2015 session, the Senate Education Committee quickly took care of housekeeping issues and began hearing public testimony on SB 149 by Sen. Seliger.
2.17.2015 — The Senate Education Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 19, to consider and adopt committee rules and conduct other organizational business. The committee will also hear public testimony on SB 149 by Kel Seliger.
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.