TASA Announcements

  • Talking Points Documents on Key Legislative Issues Posted
    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.

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  • Don't Miss the TASA/TASB Legislative Conference!
    Seats are filling fast for the TASA/TASB Legislative Conference February 26 at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. Participants will hear from Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Senate and House Education Committee Chairs Larry Taylor and Dan Huberty, the Texas Tribune's Ross Ramsey, TAMSA's Theresa Trevino, Raise Your Hand Texas' Michelle Smith, and Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath. Don't miss it! Find details on the conference.

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  • March 15: Deadline to Register for the 2019 Texas Reads One Book Program
    Texas Reads One Book is a statewide community reading experience that will kick off April 15 with a videotaped reading by Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett of the first chapter of Friendship According to Humphrey. Families of participating elementary students will take up where Coach Garrett leaves off, reading a chapter from the book each night. Participating schools have the option to receive everything they need, including a copy of the selected book for each student, reading schedules, assembly skits, suggested activities, trivia questions, plus family literacy and parental education components for just $5.95 per student. Or, schools can purchase their own copies of the book and get all the resource materials needed to participate for just $1 per student. Learn more.

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2019 TASA/TASB Convention Announcements

  • March 1: TASA/TASB Convention Call for Concurrent Session Proposals Closes
    If you’re interested in presenting a session at the 2019 TASA/TASB Convention, themed txEDcon19 and to be held September 20-22, 2019, in Dallas, submit your proposal by March 1. Attendees will review the proposals March 15-31 and provide feedback as to which sessions they’re interested in attending. Learn more and see a quick video about txEDcon19.

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  • 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.

    Visit our advertising page or contact Ann HalsteadAssistant Executive Director, Services and Systems Administration, for more information. 

    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.