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Register today for the 2017 Summer Leadership Institute, scheduled June 15–17 in San Antonio and June 22–24 in Fort Worth.
Help spotlight excellence in public school administration Nominations for the 2017 Superintendent of the Year award are due May 15.
The TASB Risk Management Fund annual members’ conference, set for April 23 – 25, is free for all Fund members. Register online until April 17.
Check out our new podcast, TASB Talks. The first episodes address voucher legislation and school funding. Future episodes will address a variety of topics of interest. Subscribe today!
Congratulations to all of the creative talent who won awards for their campuses in the 2017 TASB Student Video Contest.
When business and education join forces, the impact can be dramatic. Join a discussion in April about effective approaches to partnering for student success.
Spotlight fair and balanced reporting of education news in print, online, or on radio and television. It’s easy, just submit names online.
Take a moment to recognize businesses, civic organizations, and other community groups that stand up for public education. Just send us the names; we do the rest!
School board candidates can learn about the work of a trustee in a free webinar on March 9. Preregistration is required.
Take a moment to share your thoughts on how the Association can best meet district needs in the future. We want to hear from you!
The entry process for the Superintendent of the Year program has been streamlined. Information was mailed to all board presidents and is available on line.
Registration and housing are open for the Winter Governance and Legal Seminar. Don't miss out on this great training event set for March 2–4 in Corpus Christi.
Register now for the February 21 event. Attendees receive updates on legislative activities and proposed bills to prepare for meetings with lawmakers and staff in Austin.
TASB Legal Services has created a memo that sets out important dates, deadlines, and quick answers to frequently asked election questions.
Don’t let your key district staff miss out on valuable training at the Administrative Professionals Conference February 23-24 at TASB headquarters.
January is School Board Recognition Month, a special time to show appreciation to more than 7,200 dedicated men and women who serve our schools and communities.
Register now for the XG Summit on January 12–13 in Austin. State and national thought leaders will examine how school boards affect student performance.
Check out highlights of trends and changes in chief administrator pay and benefits in the recently released 2016–17 Superintendent Salary Survey conducted by TASB HR Services.
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April 12, 2017
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March 20, 2017
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February 15, 2017
Update 107 to the Policy Reference Manual
January 17, 2017
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November 1, 2016
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September 16, 2016
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Withdrawal of teacher resignations
Can a teacher withdraw his or her resignation once it has been submitted? Find out in this month's Q&A!
Texas Rural Schools Task Force makes recommendations on teacher recruitment, retention
The Rural Schools Task Force hosted regional forums on teacher recruitment, retention, use of technology, resource allocation, as well as parent and community engagement.
Districts receiving Title I funding must address teacher quality disparities
Certain districts must develop a plan for how they will identify and address disparities that result in low-income students and minority students being taught by ineffective teachers.
Recognize businesses and organizations that support local public schools in your district. Online submissions for the annual program are open for the 2016-17 school year.
Sign up now for the Business/ Education Forum in Amarillo on April 27.
The votes have been tallied, and it's time to announce the winners of the 2016-17 Student Video Contest! Thanks to all of the amazing schools who took the time to show us why their school and Texas public schools in general ROCK! The winning videos are now featured on the video gallery page, and all of the other fantastic videos are still accessible, so be sure to check out them out.
Apr. 20 Business Education Forum, Amarillo Area
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On April 18, the Broaddus ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Mark Anglin as the district’s new superintendent. Anglin most recently served as high school principal in Wharton ISD.
On April 17, the Sweetwater ISD Board of Trustees named George McFarland as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. McFarland currently serves as superintendent in Tahoka ISD.
Brazos ISD Names Lone Finalist
On April 17, the Brazos ISD Board of Trustees named Brian Thompson as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Thompson currently serves as superintendent in Sunray ISD.
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