05.11.2017 — Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora has settled into her new role as superintendent of schools at Tomball ISD.
05.01.2017 — Martha Salazar-Zamora stepped into her new role as superintendent in early April, following the retirement of Huey Kinchen, who was appointed in 2013.
04.28.2017— Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Michael Hinojosa is the 2017 Latino Superintendent of the Year, according to the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS).
02.09.2017—Chief Academic Officer Martha Salazar-Zamora was named as the lone finalist in the search for a new superintendent for Tomball ISD during a special TISD board meeting Thursday evening.
12.08.2016 — The average salary for Texas superintendents continued its steady rise this year. The Texas Association of School Boards and Texas Association of School Administrators recently released their annual superintendent salary survey, which showed the average pay for the 2016-17 school year is $142,154, up nearly 1.9 percent from last year. That's a smaller bump from the year before, which was a 3.3 percent increase.
11.28.2016 — Everything you think you know about the Dallas Independent School District is probably wrong.
11.28.2016 — It looked like a long shot. When the El Paso Independent School District put a $669-million bond proposal on the November ballot, many thought it would go down to defeat because of its sheer size.
11.21.2016 — The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) met in November 2016 under the watchful eye of TALAS’ Latino school leaders.
11.10.2016 — Edgewood ISD's board of managers has named a sole finalist for superintendent: Emilio Castro, deputy superintendent of administration and leadership at San Antonio ISD.
11.01.2016 — TASA has selected Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, superintendent of Arlington ISD, as Texas’ nominee for the 2017 American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Superintendent of the Year award.
10.27.2016 — Houston school district Superintendent Richard Carranza tapped a longtime insider, Sam Sarabia, to serve as his deputy, as he continues to fill out his leadership team.
10.25.2016 — When Richard Carranza was named superintendent of Houston ISD on Aug. 18, he addressed those in attendance in English and Spanish.
10.19.2016 — El Paso ISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera was named one of nine national finalists for the Council of Great City School's Green-Garner Award for outstanding leadership in a large urban school system.
09.23.2016 — Marcelo Cavazos, the man who leads Arlington’s schools system, was named Texas Superintendent of the Year.
09.25.2016 — Marla Guerra is one of only 16 Latinas serving as superintendents or interim leaders in the state.
09.21.2016 — With a new school superintendent taking over this fall in Houston, every one of Texas’ eight largest cities now has a Latino running the school district.
07.25.2016 — TALAS has announced the selection of Stan Paz, the founding president of the Association for Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), as its new executive director.
04.13.2016 — We are now accepting applications for Cohort 3 protégés and mentors. Visit TALASedu.org to learn more about the Mentoring Program and link to the online protégé and mentor applications.
01.27.2016 — The TALAS Mentoring Program has been active this past year, meeting at TASA/TASB in October and again at the TASA Midwinter Conference in January.
06.21.2013 — The Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (TALAS) is in its initial organization stages and respectfully requests your support and membership.
08.22.2013 — Juan E. Cabrera, Interim Executive Director for TALAS, has been named the sole finalist for the position of Superintendent for El Paso Independent School District.
09.22.2013 — Thank you for your interest in partnering with TALAS. Please call and we will be happy to guide you through the next steps.
09.05.2014 — TALAS Mentorship Cohort 1 2014 Kicks Off First Statewide Mentorship Training at UT TASA
03.18.2015 — On March 16, 2015 TALAS board member Juan Cabrera, superintendent of El Paso ISD, proudly represented Texas during President Obama's meeting with Secretary Arne Duncan and other leaders on the Council of Great City Schools.