September 2017, Vol. 1

Senate Bill 7 pre-employment affidavit

As Senate Bill 7 goes into effect, districts are deciding how to respond. Learn more in this Q&A!

Hurricane Harvey frequently asked questions

We’ve received a large number of questions related to Hurricane Harvey, so our staff collected the most common ones and provided answers and guidance in this FAQ feature.

School districts and military deployments

How does school district leave support military deployments? Districts with deployed employees should be prepared to provide leave benefits and reinstatement rights appropriately.

Upcoming Events
Texas School HR Administrators Academy (HR Academy)
Oct. 30, 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 resources 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.

Title IX Symposium: Theory and Practice
Nov. 15, 2017

TASB headquarters

TASB Risk Management Fund members in school districts and community colleges will learn the history of Title IX through the foundational case law, receive an update on recent litigation trends and relevant state legislation, and hear legal experts discuss the role of the Title IX coordinator. Participants will also receive practical advice on surviving complaints and litigation from the perspective of a former Office of Civil Rights (OCR) attorney and an experienced litigator.