Register by June 17 for the 2016 UT/TASA Summer Conference
Join us for the 2016 UT/TASA Summer Conference, sponsored by TASA and The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, for updates on some of the biggest issues of the day — assessment and accountability, school finance, teacher-student relationships, and more — and a strand dedicated to the “Science of Learning.” Learn more and register today! A preconference, English Language Learners: Best Practices That Work, will be held the first morning of the conference. Choose three sessions from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Register for the June Accountability Forum Seminar Today!
An Accountability Forum Seminar will be held immediately following the UT/TASA Summer Conference on June 28, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Districts with a 2015-16 or 2016-17 subscription to the TASA Accountability Forum may bring up to three attendees at no cost; individuals from non-subscribing districts pay just $175. The seminar will feature invited presentations from TEA officials with updates on accountability system development in 2016 and beyond. Learn more.
05.13.2015 — H-E-B has announced the winners of the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, a program the retailer launched in cooperation with TASA in 2002 as a positive way to support public education in Texas.
04.11.2016 — Results of the 2016 TASA Executive Committee elections are in.
04.04.2016 — On April 11, 2016, tens of thousands of Texas students and their families will kick off a statewide celebration of literacy called Texas Reads One Book.
02.09.2016 — TASA and AASA invite all Texas school districts to participate in the 2016 Texas Reads One Book program. The sign-up deadline is March 15.
05.23.2016 — A group of parents is suing TEA to bar the state from counting the results of this year’s third- through eighth-grade assessments in the public school accountability system.
05.18.2016 — On May 17, the Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith sat down with Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath at the Austin Club for a conversation that touched on school finance, transgender bathroom policies, STAAR, A-F ratings, and more.
05.16.2016 — The Texas primary runoff elections will take place on Tuesday, May 24. Early voting runs May 16 to 20. See a list of runoff races/candidates.
05.13.2016 — The Texas Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in the most recent lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s school finance system.
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.
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 Johnny Veselka, Executive Director, to learn more about this program.