Nominate an "Inspiring Leader" to be Spotlighted in Upcoming TASA Communications
Do you know a fellow TASA member who inspires you or others? TASA is seeking nominations of TASA members who are regarded by their peers as "Inspiring Leaders" based on their efforts and/or leadership qualities. We plan to feature these outstanding school leaders in upcoming TASA communications, starting with the 2019 TASA Midwinter Conference program. Nominating someone is simple! Just complete this short online form and tell us in a few sentences what makes your nominee an "Inspiring Leader."
December 10: Applications Due for Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship for Doctoral StudentsTASA active or student members enrolled in accredited university doctoral programs in the field of education may apply for one of three $2,500 scholarships to be awarded at the TASA Midwinter Conference in January 2019. Learn more and access the online application, which is due by December 10.
Budget Boot Camp Offered at Region 11 ESC January 15
TASA's Budget Boot Camp is coming to the Region 11 ESC this January 15! During this six-hour training, school finance expert and TASA consultant Doug Karr will give you the opportunity to complete and/or update the latest release of the state funding template under guided instruction; project state and local revenue for current and future planning purposes; monitor the under/over payment of foundation school fund state aid; and ask questions about other school finance issues. Budget Boot Camp will also be offered January 27, prior to the TASA Midwinter Conference. Register today for Region 11 ESC boot camp on January 15 or the Midwinter Conference boot camp on January 27.
Accountability Forum Seminar to Follow Midwinter Conference
The TASA Accountability Forum will meet Wednesday, January 30, in the Austin Convention Center after the TASA Midwinter Conference. Key TEA staff have been invited to provide updates, and experts at Moak, Casey & Associates will provide reports and data on the assessment and accountability systems and discuss the issues they anticipate will be before the 2019 Texas Legislature. Learn more.
11.08.2018 — TASA has announced a new partnership with engage2learn (e2L) to help bring e2L's new, more affordable Do-it-Yourself (DIY) solutions to school districts of all sizes and in every corner of the state.
11.01.18 — Dr. Brian T. Woods has been selected by TASA as Texas’ nominee for 2019 National Superintendent of the Year, an award given by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
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.
12.04.2018 — On Friday, November 30, the Texas Commission on Public School Finance working group on revenues presented its recommendations to the full commission.
11.27.2018 — The Texas Commission on Public School Finance Working Group on Revenues met Tuesday and discussed six revenue recommendations.
11.07.2018 — 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.
10.18.2018 — Monday, October 22, has been deemed Educator Voting Day, while Friday, October 26, is Student Voting Day.
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.