TASA Announcements

  • Download 2017 Assessment Conference Mobile App or Conference Program
    Now in its 31st year, the Texas Assessment Conference remains the only statewide conference dedicated to providing the latest information on assessment, testing, and accountability in education — elementary, secondary, and postsecondary. Attendees of the February 19–22 conference can download the mobile app and/or the conference program.

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  • 2018 Texas Teacher of the Year Application Packet Now Available Online
    Each school district and open-enrollment charter school may nominate two teachers — one elementary and one secondary educator — by completing the 2018 Texas Teacher of the Year application packet and providing all requested information to their ESC by June 7. All district nominees will advance to regional competition. See the eligibility criteria.
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  • Korem Behavioral Interviewing Method Workshop, February 27-28, Austin
    A workshop will be offered February 27-28 in Austin with Dan Korem, international speaker and author of The Art of Profiling—Reading People Right the First Time. The Korem Interviewing Method combines on-the-spot profiling and behavioral interviewing, helping you avoid ineffective hires that cost your district time and money by identifying the person with the knowledge, skill, experience, culture fit, and adaptability for your position. TASA members attend for 75 percent off the corporate rate. Register today.

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2017 Midwinter Conference Announcements

  • Webinar Featuring Damen Lopez's Thought Leader Presentation
    TASA Midwinter Conference Thought Leader Damen Lopez’s session drew more than 400 attendees! Unfortunately, convention center technology difficulties prevented attendees from viewing his slides and added resources. As promised, Lopez has made available a webinar highlighting the slides from his presentation. Also available are his leadership handout and events flier.

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  • Conference Evaluations Emailed
    Attendees, we appreciate you joining us for the Midwinter Conference and encourage you to provide us with feedback and suggestions via the online evaluation form emailed to you. Please help us make the 2018 Midwinter Conference even better!

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Marketing Opportunities

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.

Visit our advertising page or contact Ann HalsteadAssistant Executive Director, Services and Systems Administration, for more information. 

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.