8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Region 8 Study Group Mtg
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Leadership for the Digital Learning Age—Region 4
02.05.2014 — The Texas Association of School Administrators recently established the Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship to honor and provide financial assistance to outstanding doctoral students pursuing a career in educational leadership, with particular emphasis on the superintendency.
02.04.2014 — H-E-B announced the finalists for the retailer's 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program for school districts, early childhood education facilities and school boards. Together, the 17 finalists will receive more than $80,000 and go on to compete for even greater cash prizes and the statewide title. Forty teacher and principal finalists will be announced in late February and March during a series of surprise visits to schools and classrooms across Texas.
02.04.2014 — TASA is pleased to announce the recent purchase of the Texas School Business magazine from Jim Walsh and Park Place Publications. Texas School Business magazine has chronicled the life of public education in our state for nearly 60 years by focusing on best practices and on the people who serve our schoolchildren.
02.27.2014 — A list of currently posted House and Senate interim charges related to public education are now available. We will provide updates on these issues as they become available.
Budget Boot Camp
Texas school districts are functioning in the midst of historical cuts to education funding and the years ahead look to be even more challenging. TASA's Budget Boot Camp has long been considered a valuable asset to administrators, but today's economic and political climate make it more important than ever. School finance experts and TASA consultants Doug Karr and Omar Garcia provide attendees with valuable school finance information. [Full Details]
Digital Content Leadership Academy @
The academy is designed to empower teacher leaders andcontent specialists to join the state's growing cadre of experts proficient in digital content creation. Participating district teacher leaders/content specialists gain hands-onexperience in creating, distributing, and using digital content as they walkthrough the basics of successful digital content implementation and buildactual TASA on iTunes U® resource collections. [Full Details]
Leadership for the Digital Learning Age
School leaders play a critical role in ensuring that the investment in technology leads to direct improvements in learning. Many school leaders have not had the opportunity to develop leadership skills around managing increasingly complex educational technologies. [Full Details]
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, Director, Special Programs, to learn more about this program.