TASA Announcements

  • 2019 Texas Teacher of the Year Application Now Available Online
    TASA has posted the 2019 Texas Teacher of the Year application packet and opened nominations. Districts should submit nominations to their regional ESCs by June 7. Learn more.

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  • Registration is Open for the TASA/UTSA Spring Leadership Conference!
    Hosted jointly by TASA and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), the 2018 Spring Leadership Conference will be held March 27-28, 2018, at the UTSA Conference Center in San Antonio. A room block has been set aside at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Downtown. Reserve housing online by March 6. Learn more and register today!

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  • Free Professional Ethics Webinar: February 22
    TASA will host a free webinar, Ethics in Practice: Policy or Guidance?, 9-10 a.m., Thursday, February 22. The webinar, open to the first 200 individuals who RSVP, will feature a panel discussion with school district leaders as well as Troy Hutchings, a recognized national expert on educator ethics, and Ramiro Canales, an attorney on TASA's Governmental Relations team. The panel will explore challenges school personnel may encounter using electronic communication with their students and the development of guidelines in the era of social media and SB 7. Learn more and RSVP today!

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2018 Midwinter Conference Announcements

  • Midwinter Presentation PDFs Available on Mobile App
    PDFs of the conference presentations that TASA has permission to share are available on the mobile app.


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Association News

  • TASA Launches New Look and Long-Range Plan

    01.29.2018 — Today TASA officially launched a long-range plan that will guide the association as it approaches its 100th anniversary in 2025 as well as a new logo and tagline.

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  • TASA Names Headquarters Building in Honor of Johnny Veselka

    01.29.2018 — Long-time TASA Executive Director Johnny L. Veselka, who is retiring this spring, was honored by the TASA officers and Executive Committee during the opening general session of the 2018 TASA Midwinter Conference in Austin on Monday.

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  • 2017-18 Caudill Award Winners Announced

    01.18.2018—Alvin ISD, Houston ISD, McKinney ISD, and Northwest ISD have been selected to receive the Caudill Award, the highest honor in the annual Exhibit of School Architecture competition facilitated by TASA and TASB for projects that exemplify excellence in planning and design of the learning environment.

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  • 2018 TASA Executive Committee Elections

    01.08.2018 — Six members of the TASA Executive Committee, eligible to serve a second term, have notified the TASA office of their intent to continue their service on the committee, beginning June 1, 2018.

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Capitol Watch

Marketing Opportunities

  • 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.