Talking Points Documents on Key Legislative Issues
TASA staff have produced four one-page talking points documents on key issues for this legislative session. These PDF documents are intended to provide information to school leaders as they discuss the following issues with legislators. The documents are accessible via the TASA Engaging with Policymakers Toolkit.
Expect Approval of TASA/TASB Session Proposals by June 30
Thank you to all who voted for their favorite concurrent session proposals for the 2019 TASA/TASB Convention! The session selector is now closed and final determinations will be made. If you submitted a proposal and it is selected, you will receive notification by June 30.
04.01.2019 — As House Bill (HB) 3, “The Texas Plan” for school finance, heads to the floor of the Texas House April 3, TASA is pleased to share a new video that emphasizes the essential role that public education plays in the future of the Texas economy.
03.28.2019 — The TASA Executive Committee approved two at-large appointments to the committee and elected the 2019-20 TASA president-elect and vice president.
03.28.2019 — Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett will launch the statewide Texas Reads One Book program on April 15 for the fifth consecutive year.
05.17.2019 — The Senate Education Committee called a meeting Thursday, May 16, to vote out the following bills approved by the House.
05.16.2019 — The House Public Education Committee called a meeting Thursday to vote out a number of bills approved by the Senate.
05.15.2019 — The Senate Education Committee is scheduled to meet again this week at 9 a.m., Thursday, May 16, to hear a number of bills passed by the House.
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.