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December 1 is Early-Bird Registration Deadline

Registration rates increase Friday, December 1, for the 2024 TASA Midwinter Conference, to be held in Austin January 28-31. Register by that date to secure the lowest rate. There’s still plenty of time to secure housing within the Midwinter room block; the housing reservation deadline is December 19.

November/December Texas School Business

The November/December issue of Texas School Business, published by TASA, highlights 2023 Superintendent of the Year, Martha Salazar-Zamora of Tomball ISD. It also features the superintendent of the year finalists along with the 2023 Outstanding Board, Corsicana ISD, and the other 2023 honor boards. The issue includes a highlight on TSPRA 2023 Key Communicator Brian Woods of TASA, and a photo feature highlight from txEDCON23. Plus, don’t miss your favorite columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, plenty of Who’s News, and more.

Read/Share the Fall Issue

The fall issue of TASA’s Insight celebrates the 2024 Texas Teacher of the Year winners and finalists: Teacher of the Year Taniece Thompson-Smith, Secondary Teacher of the Year Naveen Cunha, and finalists Isela Russell, Genesis Yougas, Schrundagale Griffith, and Cynthia Hopkins. It also features a Q&A with TASA’s new Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy Brian Woods focusing on TASA’s grassroots advocacy initiative. TASA’s newest executive superintendent, Doug Williams, is profiled, along with more of TASA’s “Inspiring Leaders.” The latest “Higher Education” column by Yanira Oliveras of UT-Tyler focuses on the importance of instructional coaching, while a “Tech Take” from several TETL Next Digital Shift Committee Members details the National Data Privacy Agreement. And Darryl Henson of Marlin ISD shares his tips for leading a school turnaround in the “Leadership Perspectives” column.

Be Part of TASA in 2023-24!

If you’re a school leader in a Texas public school, you should be part of TASA. We are more than a professional association; we’re a support system for school leaders from school districts both large and small, rural and urban, and from every corner of the state.

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TASA is more than a professional association. We are a support system for school leaders from school districts both large and small, rural and urban, and from every corner of the state of Texas. In addition to providing professional learning opportunities, representation in Austin, information, and more, our supportive network can be a lifeline for school leaders in need of connection and inspiration.


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You know, there's something ... immoral about abandoning your own judgment ... We just can't let this get out of hand. And we're gonna do whatever we have to do to make this come out right." —John F. Kennedy in the movie "JFK" In every state that uses taxpayer money...

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