May 2017, Vol. 2

Unsubscribing to inactive employees' fingerprint information

Is the district required to remove access to an inactive employee’s information in the fingerprint clearinghouse? Find out in this month's Q&A!

McAllen ISD offering ESL classes for auxiliary employees

McAllen ISD is one of the many districts offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to transportation employees and other workers through the Texas Workforce Commission's (TWC) Adult Education and Literacy Program.

5 facts about today's teacher workforce

A new study of teacher demographics, backgrounds, experience, and work locations found that today’s workforce is larger, more diverse, and less experienced than ever.

Upcoming Events
TACCHRP Annual Conference
May 31, 2017

Corpus Christi

TASB HR Services director Amy Campbell is presenting on compensation best practices at the Texas Association of Community College HR Professionals (TACCHRP) Annual Conference in Corpus Christi. Amy's presentation is June 2 at 9 a.m.

Managing State and Federal Leave
June 6, 2017

TASB Offices

The challenges of leave administration include keeping up with who is absent, what type of leave applies, and managing notifications and return to work processes. This workshop explains the various types of leave benefits for public school employees and how they interact. Strategies for communicating with departments and employees, coordinating leave and workers’ compensation benefits, and absence control strategies will be discussed. 

Get a Grip on the FMLA
June 7, 2017

TASB Offices

Every leave request is unique, so how do you get a grip on all the rules for applying and processing family and medical leave? Using actual situations in exercises and case studies, participants will learn how to apply the FMLA regulations, identify potential problem areas, and develop procedures for administering family and medical leave. Scenarios related to standard FMLA, leave for qualifying exigency, and military caregiver leave will be used to discover answers to the most frequently asked family and medical leave questions.