2019 TASA/TASB Legislative Conference

School board members and superintendents should take every opportunity to communicate local district needs and priorities to legislators.

The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) 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 of 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 the conference.

Legislative Conference agenda (Sample)

  • 8–9 a.m., Continental Breakfast and Check In
  • 9–11:50 a.m., Program
  • Noon–1 p.m., Working Lunch
  • 1–5 p.m., Capitol Office Visits

Registration

Register today!

Housing

Rooms for Monday night have been reserved for the conference at a discounted rate.

You may reserve your room at the Sheraton at the discounted rate of $219 per room per night online or by calling 888.627.8349 and referencing the TASA/TASB Legislative Conference. You must reserve your room by Monday, February 4 to secure the discounted rate.

Complete and provide this certificate to the hotel to claim exemption from hotel tax.

Visiting the Capitol

Attendees are encouraged to make an appointment now to visit with legislators on the day of the conference. To reach a legislator's office, trustees and superintendents may dial TASB's toll-free Legislative Hot Line, 800.580.4885.

Texas Capitol, Capitol Extension, and the Capitol Visitors Center

Parking is available in the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage at 1201 San Jacinto located between Trinity and San Jacinto Streets at 12th and 13th streets. Parking is free for the first two hours. Accessible parking for persons with disabilities is available, along with accessible routes to the Capitol. Metered spaces are available throughout the Capitol Complex.

Conference contacts

For additional information about this event, contact us at 800.580.4885