2018 Honorary Life Nomination Deadline - Friday, December 15, 2017!
If you will be retiring from education this year, don't forget to submit your nomination for Honorary Life Membership in TASA. The association's Honorary Life Members are school administrators who have demonstrated extraordinary devotion to education and to the association. The Constitution provides for awarding Honorary Life Memberships to retiring administrators who meet the following criteria:
- Retirement from one of the administrative positions listed in Article III, Section 2, of the TASA Constitution (see below)
- At least 25 years of experience in education
- Ten years of membership in TASA
- A member of TASA upon retirement
- A record of outstanding service to the education profession
- Approval by the TASA Executive Committee
Honorary Life Members receive regular news and information from the association through our popular TASA Daily. Honorary Life Members also are listed in the TASA membership directory, Who's Who in Texas Public Schools. If you are eligible for Honorary Life Membership, please complete the 2018 Nomination Form.Nomination forms are due in the TASA office no later than Friday, December 15, 2017. TASA's 2018 Honorary Life Memberships will be presented at the TASA Midwinter Conference on Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Austin Convention Center.
TASA Constitution, Article III, Section 2
A person shall be eligible to active membership who meets the requirements for the professional administrator's certificate as determined by the State Board of Education or who has professional training equivalent thereto or who serves in an administrative position in a public, county, or private school or association, college or university or who teaches persons preparing for education or educational administration in these institutions and who possesses a valid license for the position as required by law.