NEW! TASSP 2019 Winter Symposium featuring Dr. John Crain

Hilton Austin Airport | January 21, 2019 | 8:30a-4:00p

This one-day symposium was added because of the demand for high-quality and practical training on curriculum and instruction. Dr. John Crain has been a lead presenter on alignment, instruction, and assessment. Using the research from his newly-published book, The Essential Guide to High-Quality Curriculum and Instruction: Handbook for Texas Teachers and Leaders, Dr. Crain will hit the nuts and bolts of his findings. Every attendee will receive a copy of the book with paid-in-full registration. Be sure to register now for this exciting event!

Who should attend this symposium? ALL educators. All professors of education. Curriculum Directors. Superintendents. Principals. Assistant/Associate/Aspiring Principals. Teachers. Instructional specialists. TEA Directors. Consultants.

Everything About Curriculum, Teaching, & Learning That You Wish All Educators Already Knew

Winter Symposium with Dr. John Crain  

The Assistant / Aspiring Principal Workshop is for ALL GRADE-LEVEL assistant principals, elementary through secondary, and for teacher leaders looking to become campus administrators.
Participate in three days of dynamic and practical training as you learn from master practitioners and build professional learning relationships with TEXAS ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS; current and aspiring!

Sessions by: Dr. Ruby Payne - Emotional Poverty | Jacob Edwards - Safe and Civil Schools | Sean Cain
Legal Update and ARD Procedures | TEA Commissioner of Education - Dr. Mike Morath | Jacob Edwards
and much more!

Assistant / Aspiring Principal Workshop

NEWS:

Nominate local employers for 2018 Employers for Education Excellence award. Nominate a business or organization that has a policy that allows employees to be actively involved with their children’s public schools. A business can be publicly recognized for this support through the State Board of Education’s Employers for Education Excellence (EEE) Award. This annual award, created by the Texas Legislature in 2007, recognizes employers who support employee participation in school activities. Click Here

• TASSP congratulates Brian Woods, superintendent of Northside ISD-Bexar County, has been named the 2018 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).

• The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers – one component of the Raising Texas Teachers initiative – is designed to encourage the best and brightest students to consider a future in the teaching profession. Scholars receive up to $8,000 in annual funding for up to four years, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities, mentorship from sitting public school educators, and participation in a statewide aspiring teachers network facilitated by the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation. Click Here

• What is a Texas School to Watch? A Texas School to Watch is a school that consistently has moved to meet fully the nationally endorsed criteria for high-performing middle schools; one that has made marked progress in meeting all of these criteria, including measurable gains in the academic achievement of all students over time, and is committed to continuous improvement. These schools will serve as models and mentors for other schools seeking to improve. Click Here

• TASSP/TASC Student Leadership Course: The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals and Texas Association of Student Councils sponsor the TEA approved course, STUDENT LEADERSHIP. Developed originally in 1996, and revised in recent years, this course curriculum is available for purchase and implementation in secondary schools. TASSP/TASC serve as the sponsoring organization with TEA and the course can be offered in Texas High Schools for state elective credit (1/2 to 1 credit). Schools or school districts must purchase the curriculum through TASSP/TASC and complete the TASSP/TASC Participant Agreement to offer this course as state credit. The curriculum may be purchased as supplemental resource for other classes or educational purposes. Click Here

TASSP 2019 EVENTS:
NEW! TASSP Winter Symposium with Dr. John Crain: Jan. 21, 2019
Assistant / Aspiring Principal Workshop: Feb. 10-12, 2019
Making Middle School Matter Symposium: March 3-5, 2019
Summer Workshop: June 12-14, 2019
New Principal Academy: July 11-14, 2019
Fundamental 5 National Summit: Oct. 27-28, 2019

TASSP Vision

To offer Texas principals and assistant principals a forum to explore the best practices in school administration with the ultimate goal of helping facilitate student learning. It is the intent of the organization that we honor our motto, "Above All, Students First," in all that we do.

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