Missing TASA Daily and Capitol Watch Alerts?
If you are no longer receiving TASA Daily or Capitol Watch Alerts, it is most likely because you have not renewed your TASA membership for 2018-19. To restart your subscriptions to these publications and regain access to other services and benefits, please renew today through TASA’s Member Services Center. Find step-by-step instructions. (Please allow 48 hours for your membership to be processed. Thank you!)
Registration Open for November 29-30 Administrative Leadership Institute at Texas A&MJoin educational leaders from across the state at Texas A&M November 29-30 to explore the ways they are leading transformation in public school districts. Bring a team of district leaders to engage in roundtable discussions and learn from districts involved in creating community-based accountability systems, engaging in next-generation partnerships for student post-secondary readiness, growing their own teacher leaders and building district capacity, and making a difference through advocacy at the local and state levels. Learn more and register today!
Preconference Sessions at Midwinter Conference
When registering online in the TASA Member Services Center for the Midwinter Conference, please sign up for any optional preconference sessions you would like to attend. Three sessions are offered free of charge (with Midwinter registration) on the afternoon of Sunday, January 27:
The TASA Aspiring Superintendents Academy will also kick off on Sunday, January 27, at 2 p.m. Learn more about these preconference options.
10.02.2018 — TASB has named Brian T. Woods, superintendent of Northside ISD (Region 20), the 2018 Superintendent of the Year.
09.29.2018 — Today TASA named the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Board of Trustees the 2018 Outstanding School Board at the TASA/TASB Convention in Austin.
09.18.2018—Four school architecture projects at Texas public schools have been chosen as finalists in the 2018-19 Exhibit of School Architecture competition.
09.14.2018 — TASA, which facilitates the Texas Teacher of the Year program, has named Rhonda Peña, a fifth-grade mathematics teacher from Mission CISD, the 2019 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Jeff Wheatcraft, an eighth-grade science teacher from Alamo Heights ISD, the 2019 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year.
10.16.2018 — The Texas Senate Education Committee has scheduled a meeting for 9 a.m., November 27, to discuss charges related to mandate relief and improper relationships.
10.01.2018 — The House Appropriations Committee will meet October 9 to hear testimony on school safety and mental health.
10.01.2018 — TASA Executive Director Kevin Brown will testify on the superintendent certification rules before the State Board for Educator Certification at the board's October 5 meeting.
09.27.2018 — TASA Governmental Relations welcomes to the team Colby Nichols of the Underwood Law Firm. Colby will assist TASA Governmental Relations staff as a consultant on contract.
Face-to-face Contact at Conferences and Exhibits
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.
Contact Jennifer Garrido, Director, Event and Corporate Partner Services, for more information on exhibiting with TASA.
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 Jennifer Garrido, Director, Event and Corporate Partner Services, to learn more about this program.