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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  • December 10: Applications Due for Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship for Doctoral Students
    TASA active or student members enrolled in accredited university doctoral programs in the field of education may apply for one of three $2,500 scholarships to be awarded at the TASA Midwinter Conference in January 2018. Learn more and access the online application, which is due by December 10.

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  • Register Today for 2017-18 CMAT
    TASA will offer Curriculum Management Audit Training (CMAT) at TASA Headquarters in Austin on multiple dates in 2017-18. Level 1 training prepares participants to examine and evaluate deep alignment issues to improve student achievement. Level 2 prepares participants to examine and evaluate system-based issues to optimize the delivery of effective teaching and learning. Learn more and see the list of training dates.

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  • December 31: Deadline to Take Advantage of Texas Reads One Book Winter Special
    Pre-registering by December 31 for the spring 2018 Texas Reads One Book program, a literacy initiative sponsored by TASA, will allow your district to get two books for one low price! It also gives you the opportunity to conduct your own custom One District, One Book winter reading event — a smart move, as reading multiple books boosts the program’s power. The 2018 Texas Reads One Book program kicks off April 16 and will feature the book, The Mouse and the Motorcycle. Learn more.

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  • Hurricane Harvey Resources
    TASA continues to maintain a list of resources for Texas school districts affected by Hurricane Harvey as well as a list of opportunities to assist in the relief effort for affected schools and districts. Access those lists. Included among the listed resources for affected districts are videos of Harvey-related concurrent sessions from the TASA/TASB Convention in October. Videos of those sessions are now viewable on the TASA Facebook page. Access the videos here.

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  • TASA's Final Bill Report Available Online
    TASA Governmental Relations has compiled a comprehensive list of summaries of education-related bills passed by the 85th Legislature in both the regular and special sessions. Download the 2017 Final Bill Report.
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  • Learn more about TASA's MISSION: School Transformation
    Visit TASA's MISSION: School Transformation website to learn about the initiative's history and key players and to access helpful tools and resources, related professional development and projects such as TASA on iTunes U, and details on how to get involved. Explore MISSION principles: digital learning, high-priority learning standards, multiple assessments, community-based accountability, college and career readiness, and organizational transformation. Learn more.

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