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Help Shape TASB's Advocacy Agenda at Your Regional Grassroots Meeting
The first step in the development of TASB's Advocacy Priorities, the 2018 Grassroots Meetings, is around the corner, and the dates for each meeting are now available. The meetings give school leaders an opportunity to tell TASB the issues that we should be advocating during the next legislative session. Learn more about the meetings and review the schedule to find your region's meeting date.

Delegates Approve New Advocacy Agenda
Delegates from across the state met during the annual TASA/TASB Convention to consider and adopt the 2016–18 TASB Advocacy Agenda. The Agenda will guide TASB's advocacy efforts throughout the upcoming biennium.

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Subscribe to TASB's Legislative Report, a weekly e-newsletter, and Legislative Update, published daily during the legislative session, to keep up with all the activities at the state and national capitols.

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High-Quality Prekindergarten Program Teacher Training and Qualifications
During the past few years, Texas has increased its focus on improving prekindergarten programs as a means to improve early reading, math, and social development.

The Dos and Don’ts of FML
We've put together a list of dos and don’ts that should help HR staff with some relevant Family and Medical Leave guidance.

Extra-Duty Stipend Survey Results for 2017–2018
Extra-duty pay for high school football coaches as well as stipend payment methods revealed in latest stipend survey results.

Lockhart ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On April 16, the Lockhart ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. 

Tod Allen FarmerWeatherford College Names Lone Finalist

On April 12, the Weatherford College Board of Trustees named Tod Allen Farmer as the lone finalist for the position of president. Farmer currently serves as chief of staff at Tarleton State University.

 

Luke AllisonCaddo Mills ISD Names Lone Finalist

On April 11, the Caddo Mills ISD Board of Trustees named Luke Allison as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Allison currently serves as superintendent in Normangee ISD.

 

Further details about all search activities can be found on the ESS website.

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