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Register now for the TASA/TASB Legislative Conference
TASB and the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) are hosting the TASA/TASB Legislative Conference on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Austin at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. Governmental relations staff from TASA and TASB will provide an update on legislative activities and proposed bills, preparing attendees to meet with legislators and staff later that day. In addition, key legislators and political observers will be invited to share their insights with attendees. School board members will earn training credit for attending this free conference. Learn more and register.

Trustees adopt TASB legislative agenda
School board members from around the state, serving as their districts’ official delegates to the TASB Delegate Assembly, adopted the TASB 2018-2020 Advocacy Agenda on Saturday, September 29 during the TASA/TASB Convention in Austin. The Agenda will guide TASB’s advocacy efforts during the 86th Legislature and will ensure that school district voices are represented at the Capitol and elsewhere. Learn more.

Stay Up to Date on Legislative News
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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Holiday Compensation Myths
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Hull-Daisetta ISD Hires New Superintendent

On December 5, the Hull-Daisetta ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Tim Bartram as the district’s new superintendent. Bartram most recently served as the superintendent in Aspermont ISD.

Point Isabel ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On December 5, the Point Isabel ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent.

Spring Hill ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On December 5, the Spring Hill ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent.

Liberty Hill ISD Hires New Superintendent

On December 4, the Liberty Hill ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Steven Snell as the district’s new superintendent. Snell most recently served as the superintendent in Spring Hill ISD.

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

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