Welcome, New Board Members!

Congratulations on being elected to your local school board! There is no greater contribution than serving as a member of the leadership team that provides educational opportunities for the children in your community!

New Board Members, SLI Fort Worth 2017We're here to help

Formed in 1949, TASB is a voluntary, nonprofit, educational association that serves Texas school districts. That means we are YOUR organization. We provide a wide variety of programs and services to assist you and your district. Take some time to acquaint yourself with the association, its services, its board of directors, and its staff.

Timely resources

Online Learning Center (OLC) courses

The Online Learning Center offers many of the courses you need as a new or continuing trustee, from Open Meetings Act training to a variety of options for continuing Education. Log in to the OLC as a member using your myTASB credentials. you can find the courses below under the Featured Courses heading, or search for topics to find courses relevant to your board service!

  • New Board Member Launch Course Package (A bundle of quick courses on important topics, such as School Safety and Legal Issues.)
  • Understanding School Finance (Also available: a non-credit resource if you want an easily accessible guide, at no cost!)
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Open Meetings Act (OMA)
  • Legislative Update 2019 (The 2021 update will be available after this year's legislative session.)

*To log in to the OLC, you need to register or have a myTASB login.

For purchase from the TASB Store

Additional help

TASB's Board Development Services is committed to enhancing the effectiveness of district leadership teams through its training, consulting services, conferences and events, and information resources.

E-mail us at board.dev@tasb.org or call 800.580.8272, ext. 2453 if you have specific questions about your new role or how TASB can serve you.