June 2017, Vol. 1

HR year in review

We spoke with HR staff across the state to learn about what challenges they faced this year and what successes they enjoyed. Some of their insights also give a peek into HR in 2017–2018.

Analysis: Teacher incentive pay improves student performance

Teachers receiving merit-based pay provide the equivalent of nearly four additional weeks of student learning, according to a recent study.

5 steps to improve your onboarding process

The onboarding process is a pivotal time in the hiring of a new employee. If done properly, it helps employers reduce turnover and employees form better relationships and understand job expectations.

Upcoming Events
TASPA Summer Conference
July 12, 2017

July 12–14, 2017
The Westin Austin at The Domain

Please stop by the HR Services’ display at the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) Summer Conference on July 12–14, 2017.

Texas School HR Administrators Academy (HR Academy)
Oct. 30, 2017

October 30–31, 2017
Austin Marriott North

Be prepared to hit the ground running, not one step behind! Co-sponsored by TASB and the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA), the HR Academy provides new administrators with the information and resources they need to meet the new challenges of a career in HR. Experienced attorneys, school human resource administrators, and human resource consultants will present topic sessions on the primary HR functions and critical issues every new administrator encounters. A notebook of resources is included in the registration fee.