TASA Announcements

  • Pre-register online for TASA/TASB Convention by September 22 and save $100 per person!
    If you have not yet made plans to attend the TASA/TASB Convention October 6-8 in Dallas, it’s time! Preregistration pricing for the conference ends September 22, when fees increase by $100 per person. Register for TASA/TASB!
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  • Online Registration for November 2017 Texas Assessment Conference Continues Until October 20
    Early-bird registration for the Texas Assessment Conference (previously held each February), scheduled for November 5-8 in Austin ended, but you can still save $50 off the on-site registration fee (and register online rather than in-person) by registering by October 20! Learn more.
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  • Hurricane Harvey Resources
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all TASA members, their families and school district staff, as well as the students and communities affected by the damage and flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey. We continue to be inspired by the tremendous leadership many of our members have shown in this difficult time. As always, we at TASA are here to support you. As a start, we have compiled a list of resources that may be useful to you — as well as to colleagues across the state who want to help. See the list.

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  • Register by September 27 for the 2017-18 Academy for Tranformational Leadership in Austin
    ATL is for superintendents and other district and campus leaders who are devoted to: nurturing joyous student learning, creating inspiring workplaces for teachers and staff, and envisioning school districts that are less like factories and more like organizations designed for learning. Register for the Austin ATL (Session 1 is October 11-12) by September 27! Learn more.
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  • October 16: Applications for AASA Superintendent of the Year Due
    The AASA National Superintendent of the Year program pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools. Any U.S. superintendent who plans to continue in the profession is eligible. Online applications received by October 16 will be considered by a TASA committee that selects the Texas nominee for the AASA award.
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  • Applications Open 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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  • Renew Your TASA Membership and District Subscriptions Today!
    It’s membership renewal time! Renew your membership for 2017-18 (or join for the first time) in the TASA Member Services Center. As you do so, please consider the benefits of enrolling your district in one or more of TASA’s subscription services: Accountability Forum; Legislative and Public Policy Services; and School Transformation Network (STN). We look forward to providing you with all the benefits of TASA membership in 2017-18! 

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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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  • 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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