04.05.2018 — Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett will launch the statewide Texas Reads One Book program on April 16 for the fourth consecutive year.
03.27.2018 — In its regularly scheduled meeting today, the TASA Executive Committee took action to approve two at-large appointments to the committee and elected the 2018-19 TASA president-elect and vice president.
03.19.2018 — Results of the 2018 TASA Executive Committee elections are in. Up for election for the term June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2020, were those positions representing even-numbered ESC regions.
02.26.2018 — In Regions 2, 16, and 20, seven TASA members submitted petitions for inclusion on the election ballots, mailed to TASA members in Regions 2, 16, and 20 on February 28.
04.20.2018 — The TRS has board adopted rate increases for TRS-ActiveCare for the 2019 plan year. The increases mirror the recommendations from the Benefits Committee.
04.19.2018 — The Texas House Public Education Committee met Wednesday, April 18, on an interim charge related to the implementation of legislation passed in 2017 on school finance, accountability, and cyberbullying. The committee also received an update from TEA on issues related to Hurricane Harvey.
04.16.2018 — School administrators are encouraged to provide specific comments on the current proposed draft plan in writing by emailing TexasSPED@tea.texas.gov by noon, Wednesday, April 18.
04.12.2018 — The Texas House Pensions Committee will meet at 10 a.m., May 10, in Dallas on TRS health care, defined benefit programs, and agency oversight issues.
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 Johnny Veselka, Executive Director, to learn more about this program.