FAQs on certification exam retakes: TEA has posted a list of frequently asked questions on new limits on educator certification exam retakes. Click on the last link under "Testing Information." 9/24/2015
The 10 toughest jobs to fill: IT professionals, nurses, and physical therapists, all needed by Texas school districts, are also tough jobs to fill. 9/24/2015
Texas Education HR Day approaches: Gov. Greg Abbott has declared Oct. 14, 2015, a day to celebrate the work of school district HR professionals. See the proclamation, board resolution, and certificate. 7/15/2015
District Personnel Salary Survey: Participate in our District Personnel Salary Survey to get salary data on district jobs before the Oct. 9 deadline. Districts that have participated in the past can use SmartScreens™ to expedite the process. 9/10/15
Membership invoices due: HR Services has sent membership invoices for 2015–16 to our program contacts. Be sure you renew your membership to retain access to critical resources including the HR Library, DataCentral, the Model Employee Handbook. 8/27/15
Building teacher career pathways in Big Spring ISD
Big Spring ISD is getting away from the one teacher to one classroom model by creating new roles for excellent teachers that will extend their reach to more students.
An update on Texas’ pilot teacher and principal evaluation models
Texas is in the process of developing new model teacher and principal evaluation systems. TASA, TASB, TASBO, and TASPA recently received an update on the pilot.
Benitez will continue TASPA’s tradition of training, support
TASPA’s new Executive Director, Rose Benitez. is continuing along the path laid out by her predecessor Melva Cárdenas and considering the organization’s future offerings.
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