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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.

 

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Fraudulent Job Postings
Recently, fraudulent job postings are being discovered and reported on various job posting sites (e.g., Indeed, ZipRecruiter, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn).

Cybersecurity Training Requirements Clarified
Many of our members have reached out to HR Services regarding the impact of Senate Bill (SB) 1267 and House Bill (HB) 1118 on cybersecurity training requirements.

TEA Releases Contractor Fingerprinting Guidance
An explanation on how school contractor criminal history background checks will be managed going forward has been released by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

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Matagorda ISD Names Lone Finalist

On July 14, the Matagorda ISD Board of Trustees named Barbara Marchbanks as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Marchbanks currently serves as superintendent in McDade ISD.

Brazos ISD Hires New Superintendent

On June 17, the Brazos ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Scott Rogers as the district’s new superintendent. Rogers most recently served as the Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction in Red Oak ISD.

Banquete ISD Hires New Superintendent

On June 1, the Banquete ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Stacy Johnson as the district’s new superintendent. Johnson most recently served as the Executive Director of Leadership in Ector County ISD.

Fort Stockton ISD Hires New Superintendent

On May 27, the Fort Stockton ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Gabriel Zamora as the district’s new superintendent. Zamora most recently served as the superintendent in Olfen ISD. 

Hawkins ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On May 26, the Hawkins ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our searches page as things progress.

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

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