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Registration now open for 2020 Grassroots Meetings 
Make your voice heard at your regional grassroots meeting. TASB will be hosting 21 regional meetings for trustees to discuss and select their legislative priorities. The results of the meetings will set the foundation for TASB Advocacy Agenda Priorities and direct TASB's advocacy efforts during the upcoming legislative session. View the schedule and register today!

New Legislative Summary for Board Members Available
TASB Legal Services has finalized the 2019 Legislative Summary for Board Members. This free document contains summaires of bills that the 86th Legislature passed during the legislative session. View the document.

 

Available in the Policy Service Resource Library:

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions or call us at 800.580.7529 if you have any questions.

Coming soon:

  • 2020-21 Model Student Handbook will be available in May.
  • Update 61 of the Regulations Resource Manual will be available in May.
  • Districts should receive their Update 115 packets by the end of July.

For more, see Policy Service’s Public Information page.

COVID-19 and Unemployment Compensation
TASB Risk Management has provided a helpful Q&A regarding COVID-19 and unemployment compensation claims.

Tools for Responding to an Employee Diagnosis or Exposure to COVID-19
Tools for responding to an employee diagnosis or exposure to COVID-19 are available in the HR Library.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions—Part 2
We’ve received a variety of new HR-related inquiries since we posted the first round of COVID-19 frequently asked questions.

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Sealy ISD Names Lone Finalist

On April 3, the Sealy ISD Board of Trustees named Bryan Hallmark as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Hallmark currently serves as assistant superintendent of operations and school leadership in Georgetown ISD.

Breckenridge ISD Names Lone Finalist

On April 1, the Breckenridge ISD Board of Trustees named Bryan Allen as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Allen currently serves as superintendent in Merkel ISD.

Southside ISD Names Lone Finalist

On March 30, the Southside ISD Board of Trustees named Rolando Ramirez as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Ramirez currently serves as superintendent in Valley View ISD.

Del Valle ISD Hires New Superintendent

On March 24, the Del Valle ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Annette Tielle as the district’s new superintendent. Tielle most recently served as the interim superintendent in Del Valle ISD.

Idalou ISD Hires New Superintendent

On March 23, the Idalou ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Robert Gibson as the district’s new superintendent. Gibson most recently served as the superintendent in Schleicher ISD.

Further details about all search activities can be found on the ESS website.

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