2017 Convention Highlights
First General Session
A 20/20 Vision of Opportunity through Education
Friday, October 6, 2017
Second General Session
Manufacturing Your Destiny and Conquering FEAR (False Evidence Appearing Real)
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Third General Session
The Great Conversation: Defending Public Education One Community at a Time
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Students are the reason we are all involved in school governance. Nearly 200 students played a huge role in Convention. Students from Alvin ISD and Denton ISD performed during General Sessions.
Alvin ISD Denton ISD
Student Innovation Challenge
Sponsored by DLR, the Student Innovation Challenge brought the most innovative students from Denton ISD, Rockwall ISD, Everman ISD and Aubrey ISD together to answer some of our society’s greatest challenges. These students presented their ideas and attendees participated in a lively question and answer session.
Superintendent of the Year
LaTonya Goffney, Lufkin ISD
Superintendent of the Year candidates are chosen for their dedication to improving educational quality, board-superintendent relations, student achievement and commitment to public support and involvement in education.
Honor School Board Award
The Honor School Board Award recognizes those school boards that have demonstrated outstanding dedication and rendered ethical service to the children of Texas.
Key Communicator Award
Dan Huberty, State Representative District 127
The Key Communicator Award recognizes outstanding contributions to public education through effective communications.
TASA Executive Director Appreciation
Johnny Veselka, Executive Director, TASA
Dr. Johnny Veselka was recognized for his outstanding leadership and contributions to TASA and his years of experience for Texas public schools and school administrators.