Student Academic Excellence Committees


All State Academic Team Committee

Chair: Dr. Alicia Maphies, Principal, Centennial High School, Frisco

Purpose

  • To read and rank student essays from the highest scoring applicants
  • To identify 20 members for the All State Team and 30 finalists for recognition
  • To select the essay topic for the following year

Committee Membership

  • Ten members with Chair

Activities

  • Identify ways TASSP can reflect a positive attitude toward academics and can improve student achievement
  • Review nominations and select winners of the Academic Excellence Awards Program
  • Select essay topic for the next year’s Academic Excellence Awards Program
  • Attend recognition programs at summer workshop

Teens Serving Texas Committee

Chair: Zach Kleypas, Principal, Park Crest Middle School, Pflugerville

Purpose

  • To read and rank student applications
  • To identify 5 graduating Texas seniors for scholarship and to identify 25 finalists for recognition
  • To review application criteria

Committee Membership

  • Ten members with Chair

Activities

  • Identify ways TASSP can reflect a positive attitude toward student leadership and community service
  • Review applications and select winners of Teens Serving Texas
  • Review and make changes in criteria if needed
  • Attend recognition programs at summer workshop

Meeting Dates

  • All-State Academic Team Committee and Teens Serving Texas Committee will meet at the same site in the early spring and at the call of the two chairpersons
No funds are budgeted for committee meetings held during the TASSP Summer Workshop, Assistant Principal Workshop and the Fall Summit. The President will authorize in writing with a copy sent to the Executive Director any committee to meet other than at the above times.