Download 2017 Assessment Conference Mobile App or Conference Program
Now in its 31st year, the Texas Assessment Conference remains the only statewide conference dedicated to providing the latest information on assessment, testing, and accountability in education — elementary, secondary, and postsecondary. Attendees of the February 19–22 conference can download the mobile app and/or the conference program.
Korem Behavioral Interviewing Method Workshop, February 27-28, Austin
A workshop will be offered February 27-28 in Austin with Dan Korem, international speaker and author of The Art of Profiling—Reading People Right the First Time. The Korem Interviewing Method combines on-the-spot profiling and behavioral interviewing, helping you avoid ineffective hires that cost your district time and money by identifying the person with the knowledge, skill, experience, culture fit, and adaptability for your position. TASA members attend for 75 percent off the corporate rate. Register today.
Webinar Featuring Damen Lopez's Thought Leader Presentation
TASA Midwinter Conference Thought Leader Damen Lopez’s session drew more than 400 attendees! Unfortunately, convention center technology difficulties prevented attendees from viewing his slides and added resources. As promised, Lopez has made available a webinar highlighting the slides from his presentation. Also available are his leadership handout and events flier.
Conference Evaluations Emailed
Attendees, we appreciate you joining us for the Midwinter Conference and encourage you to provide us with feedback and suggestions via the online evaluation form emailed to you. Please help us make the 2018 Midwinter Conference even better!
01.13.2017 — Today H-E-B announced that eight school districts and five early childhood facilities have been selected as finalists for the retailer's 2017 Excellence in Education Awards program, now in its 16th year.
01.04.2017 — TASA has named the 2017 recipients of the Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship, awarded annually since 2014 to outstanding doctoral students pursuing careers in educational leadership.
11.01.2016 — TASA has selected Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, superintendent of Arlington ISD, as Texas’ nominee for the 2017 American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Superintendent of the Year award.
10.14.2016 — TASA, which facilitates the Texas Teacher of the Year program, has named Allison Ashley, Austin ISD, the 2017 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Deborah Campbell, San Angelo ISD, the 2017 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year.
The House Public Education Committee will hold its first (organizational) meeting Tuesday, February 21, at 2 p.m.
02.09.2017 —The members of the Texas House Public Education Committee have been named. See a list.
01.25.2017 — The Senate Education Committee will hold its first hearing Friday, January 27, at 9 a.m. and meet with the new Senate Finance Workgroup on School Finance.
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.