September 27: Golden Deeds Award Nominations Due
The Golden Deeds for Education Award is considered the most coveted award in the field of Texas education and the highest recognition for distinguished service to education in the state. Presented jointly by TASA and the Texas A&M University Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, it is given to an individual from any profession who has consistently supported Texas students and teachers through his/her positive impact on public education. Nominations for the 2020 award, to be given at the TASA Midwinter Conference, are due by 5 p.m., September 27. Learn more.
September 30: Applications Due for 2019-20 Johnny L. Veselka ScholarshipTASA active or student members enrolled in accredited university doctoral programs in the field of education may apply for a $2,500 scholarship to be awarded at the TASA Midwinter Conference in January 2020. Learn more and access the online application, which is due by midnight, September 30.
Register Now for 2019-20 CMAT and Curriculum Workshops
TASA will offer Level 1 and 2 Curriculum Management Audit Training (CMAT) at TASA Headquarters in Austin during the 2019-20 school year as well as a Curriculum Writing Workshop and Curriculum Management Planning Workshop. Learn more.
09.12.2019 – Thirty-four projects in 27 school districts and three college districts received one or more Stars of Distinction in the 2019-20 Exhibit of School Architecture competition, which showcases new and renovated Texas schools and celebrates excellence in planning and design of the learning environment.
08.27.2019 — TASA has announced that six outstanding educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the 2020 Texas Teacher of the Year program.
08.01.2019 — Five school boards from across Texas have been selected as Honor School Boards as part of the 2019 TASA School Board Awards.
07.18.2019 — Beginning with the fall 2019 issue of INSIGHT and the September/October 2019 issue of Texas School Business, these publications will be available exclusively online.
07.30.2019 — The Teacher Retirement System (TRS) is accepting nominations for three upcoming vacancies on the Retirees Advisory Committee (RAC).
05.29.2019 (updated since original posting) — HB 3906 relating to student assessment emerged from conference committee and was passed by both the House and Senate on Sunday, May 26.
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.