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Meet our Partners

TASSP Partners offer valuable solutions to nearly every school need, in schools large and small. Whether you have a specific issue to address or are just looking for viable options, let our Partners find specific resolutions to maximize efficiency on your campus.  
Contact Ofra Levinson to discuss partnership options: 512-443-2100 ext 8507 [email protected]

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EXECUTIVE PARTNERS

H-E-B | Excellence in Education Awards

H-E-B, with sales of $32 billion, operates more than 420 stores in Texas and Mexico. Known for its innovation and community service, H-E-B celebrates its 116th anniversary this year. Recognized for its fresh food, quality products, convenient services, and a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, H-E-B strives to provide the best customer experience and lowest prices. Based in San Antonio, H-E-B employs over 137,000 Partners in Texas and Mexico and serves millions of customers in more than 300 communities. For more information, visit HEB.com and HEB.com/Newsroom.

JOSTENS | Celebrate with Pride

As The Most Trusted Partner in Celebrating Moments That Matter, the essence of our mission is conveyed with three simple words: Capture. Celebrate. Inspire. It’s all about recognizing life’s most important moments, and inspiring the creation and celebration of even more. Commemorating milestones takes many forms. Whether it’s the custom graduation announcements that spread the news to loved ones far and wide, that perfectly-framed diploma radiating with pride, or the tassel hanging from your rearview mirror, we honor the stories written by you. These are your moments that matter.

DIAMOND PARTNER

HORACE MANN | Employee Benefits and Insurance

Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Illinois teachers to offer quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we have significantly broadened our mission to include home and life insurance as well as retirement solutions and supplemental products (cancer, heart, accident, hospital indemnity & disability). Horace Mann understands the educational community and are committed to providing practical solutions to help your schools and employees.
Educational workshops. Horace Mann representatives offer no-cost workshops on relevant topics, including:
    - Student Loan Solutions: An industry-leading suite of online tools and loan coaches that will help your staff manage their student loan debt and qualify for federal loan  forgiveness
    - DonorsChoose
   - Financial Success and Financial Success for Women
   - Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)
   - Recognition programs. Customized recognition programs for educators and students, such as the Perfect Attendance Spells Success (PASS) program to reward students for good attendance and the Crystal Apple Award to recognize outstanding teachers as well as morale-boosting events.

PLATINUM PARTNER

NO KID HUNGRY 

No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization committed to ending hunger and poverty. The No Kid Hungry campaign in Texas is focused on making sure all children have the food they need to grow up healthy, educated, and strong. No Kid Hungry works to connect children to healthy food through nutrition programs like school meals, food served in community programs, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). No Kid Hungry also works to raise overall awareness of childhood hunger and mobilize to make ending childhood hunger a priority.

GOLD PARTNER  

HERFF JONES

Inspired, engaged and motivated students mean stronger communities and brighter futures. That’s why Varsity Brands elevates student experiences.
And we know doing that successfully means every person must feel safe, included, and seen. We unambiguously reject discrimination in all its forms and support equality and inclusion. Varsity Brands is guided in this journey by fostering and investing in a culture that respects and values inclusion. We will listen and we will learn. We will reject the status quo and assume nothing along the way. And then, empowered with new insights and compassion, we will be purposeful and effective change agents, champions, and leaders.

LEXIA

Lexia empowers Texas educators with powerful personalized instruction. Our evidence-based, research-proven programs extend the reach of the teacher to address both fundamental literacy skills and critical thinking skills to support all students in mastering the ELA/R TEKS. Lexia® PowerUp Literacy®, is designed to accelerate gains for adolescent readers in Grades 6-12, helping them master college and career readiness standards. Visit www.lexiatexas.com to learn more.
 

MENTORING MINDS

Mentoring Minds is on a mission to put critical thinking at the center of K-12 education. Founded by teachers, Mentoring Minds provides resources that empower educators to infuse critical thinking skills into TEKS-based instruction. Students learn the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking through the ThinkUp! curriculum, which provides rigorous materials that elevate achievement among all students. Mentoring Minds’ commitment to education extends beyond the classroom as well—the company proudly sponsors forward-thinking administrators across the U.S. and supports community-based education initiatives through MindShare, an employee-driven grant program. For more information, call 800-585-5258

SILVER PARTNERS  

 

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOOLS

Equal Opportunity Schools partners with school, district, county, state, and national leaders to identify students to close race and income enrollment gaps, in AP /IB/AICE programs, while maintaining or increasing the success of these programs. Likewise, EOS ensures students of all backgrounds have equal access to America’s most academically intense high school programs—and particularly that low-income and students of color have opportunities to succeed at the highest levels. To learn more about our product offering, Action For Equity, please visit our website and watch What we do and the Superintendents’ Experience with EOS.

 ITEACH TEXAS

iteachTEXAS is an innovative online alternative teacher certification program that offers an affordable and flexible path to your fulfilling teaching career.
At iteach, our goal is to make teacher certification as simple as possible for you. There are a number of steps that you have to take in order to get your certification, but with this guide, we hope to simplify the process on your journey to success. Enter your name and email to get the guide immediately.

LEAD YOUR SCHOOL

Lead Your School was established in 2006 by education icons, E. Don Brown, Robert ‘Bob’ Brezina, and Sean Cain. LYS is recognized for its expertise and innovative school improvement solutions.***

LOWMAN CONSULTING

We provide materials that are ahead of the industry curve. They are unique and easy to use, but most importantly they are powerful. These materials have helped our campus with over 75% economically disadvantaged earn a distinction five years in a row!
Powerful Training: Our instructors are passionate about student achievement. Infect your teachers with enthusiasm for excellence! Provide your teachers with a training that will impact student performance the very next minute they step into a classroom.

 CAMBRIDGE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Cambridge Educational Services partners with educators to achieve educational advancement for all students.  Together, we best achieve our goals to build college and career skills, raise test scores, enhance curriculum, and support instruction.  Our goal is to level the playing field so that all students can reach their true potential and ability regardless of their ability to pay.

NEWSELA

Newsela takes authentic, real-world content from trusted sources and makes it instruction ready for K-12 classrooms. Each text is published at five reading levels - with thousands of articles available in both English & Spanish to help Spanish-speaking English Language Learners with comprehension - so content is accessible to every learner. Today, over 2.5 million teachers and 37 million students have registered with Newsela for content that’s personalized to student interests, accessible to everyone, aligned to TEKS and other instructional standards, and attached to activities and reporting that hold teachers accountable for instruction and students accountable for their work. With over 10,000 texts in Newsela’s platform and 10 new texts published every day across 20+ genres, Newsela enables educators to go deep on any subject they choose.
Newsela’s offerings include Newsela ELA, Newsela Science, Newsela Social Studies, Newsela SEL, and more.

US ARMY

US Army Recruiting offers Education Services Specialists as a resource for students and educators

ARMY ROTC

The Maverick Battalion supplies you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed as an officer in the Army. Explore our site to find out how and contact us if you have any questions.

VIRCO

Since 1950, Virco has proudly manufactured industry-leading furniture and equipment for K–12 schools in the US. Collections include seating for healthy movement; technology-ready tables, and a range of collaborative tables and desks for flexible classrooms. For large-scale FF&E purchases, Virco’s
complimentary, hassle-free PlanSCAPE service delivers on-time, on-budget solutions. ****

BRONZE PARTNERS

 TEXAS A&M COMMERCE

Your future is waiting at A&M-Commerce.
If you are driven to succeed, A&M-Commerce is the place for you! Our university community is ready to help you achieve your goals. With resources and support from your Lion family, you can accomplish more than you ever thought possible. Prepare for a rewarding career and a life of purpose at A&M-Commerce!

ASSOCIATE PARTNERS

 BALFOUR

For more than a century, Balfour® has celebrated the most meaningful moments in students’ lives with products like yearbooks, class rings, letter jackets, graduation regalia and commencement photography. Balfour reaches students across the country and abroad through a variety of sales channels, including on-school representatives, a robust mobile platform and a new eCommerce destination site. Balfour’s focus on providing high schools, colleges and universities with unparalleled products and service, matched with best-in-class digital marketing, has positioned the brand as the fastest-growing class jewelry provider. Balfour is proud to give back to the community through THRIVE, its school and student enrichment program aimed at positively affecting campus culture. For more information, visit  www.balfour.com

BAYLOR MASTER OF ARTS IN SCHOOL LEADERSHIP

This hybrid MA program is designed for working K-12 educators. Through a combination of two short on-campus experiences and online course delivery, both synchronous and asynchronous, you will complete the MA coursework in one year, followed by a Capstone Project. Baylor is looking for emerging Christian leaders with at least two years of experience in public and/or independent schools. No GRE is required. Baylor has reduced tuition by nearly 50%. This program is completed in 30 course hours, reducing per-hour costs.
EdD in K-12 Educational Leadership
The Baylor Doctor of Education in K-12 Educational Leadership is a cohort-based doctoral program for school leaders. Designed for the dedicated working education professional with weekend scheduling the program prepares highly qualified practitioners to lead K-12 education institutions, while refining skills for executive positions in public, Christian, and private educational systems or agencies. Accepted EdD candidates receive significant financial aid and pay approximately 50% of the regular per-course-hour Baylor tuition rate, which changes on a yearly basis.

 E-HALLPASS

e-hallpass is The Total Digital Hallpass Solution. Contactless hallpasses with Social Distancing tools. Limit how many students can be in the hall or to the same location at the same time. Students create pass requests on their devices, or teachers create passes from their dashboard. Dashboard displays who is in the hall, boosting security and accountability. Limit the number of passes, Create on-demand or future passes with Appt Pass. View pass history and run reports. With A/B Polarity - You determine who cannot be in the hall together. And much more!
Free no-obligation Pilots.
 

BUSINESS PARTNERS


 

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