TASA Announcements

  • TASA Headquarters Thanksgiving Schedule
    The TASA offices will close November 23-24 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 27, at 8 a.m. We wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. 
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  • Download Presentations from Texas Assessment Conference
    Presentation PDFs have been posted to the Texas Assessment Conference mobile app for those sessions for which the presenter has given permission. To view, open the mobile app and allow it to download updates. Tap the Sessions icon, choose to browse sessions by Day or Track, and view the list. Sessions with a posted presentation will have a PDF icon under the session title. Select a session and scroll down to "Resources," select "Handouts," then "Session Presentation." You may also access the presentations online.

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  • Register On-site for Administrative Leadership Institute at Texas A&M
    The Administrative Leadership Institute (ALI), which dates back to 1908, has been called "the best 24-hour conference in Texas” by leaders in Texas public education and higher education. Each November, the annual conference focuses on a critical issue to help school leaders transform schools to better ensure all children can become successful students and people. This year's focus is Building a Culture of Confidence in the Face of Anti-Public Education Sentiment. Join us November 30-December 1 at Texas A&M. Learn more and register on-site!

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2018 Midwinter Conference Announcements

  • Budget Boot Camp to be Offered at 2018 Midwinter Conference
    At TASA’s Budget Boot Camp, to be held 7:30 a.m. to noon on January 28 prior to the kickoff of the 2018 Midwinter Conference, school finance experts and TASA consultants Doug Karr and Omar Garcia will give administrators the opportunity to: complete and/or update the latest release of the state funding template under guided instruction; project state and local revenue for the previous, current, and future school years for current and future planning purposes; monitor the under/overpayment of Foundation School Fund state aid for the current school year; and ask questions and dialogue about other school-finance related items. Register by January 12!

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  • Accountability Forum Seminar to Be Held After Midwinter Conference
    TASA will offer “Symphony or Cacophony? How ESSA and New State Laws are Shaping Accountability,” a seminar to be held January 31, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., immediately following the 2018 TASA Midwinter Conference in Austin, as a benefit to TASA Accountability Forum subscribers. Districts that subscribe to TASA’s Accountability Forum may send up to three attendees at no cost; attendees from non-subscribing districts may register for $175 each. Register today!

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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 Johnny Veselka, Executive Director, to learn more about this program.