TASPAHR Connection

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •• • • • • • • • • • • Your Quarterly Newsletter                                                                May 2018


The President's Message

Dr. Sundie Dahlkamp

TASPA President

I absolutely love my job, but it’s this time of year that really tries to see how many items I can juggle at once. Contracts, resignations, transfers, hiring, benefits renewals, salaries, staffing, budget meetings…whew; so exhausting.  

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Calendar of Events


District News


 Stories of Interest

Myths: Teacher Service Records - TASB

Records Retention for Former Employees - TASB

Legislative Review

Marty DeLeon

Escamilla & Poneck

The 86th Legislative Session is 8 months away and the Texas Legislature will look markedly different for sure. The March Primary Elections have come and gone.

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Member Spotlight

Max Flores
Alamo Heights ISD

Max Flores is the Secretary on the TASPA Executive Board. He has been in the education profession for 16 years. In 2014, Max moved into the HR role at Alamo Heights ISD after working as an 8th grade English teacher, girls and boys coach, and assistant principal in 10 years. 

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Hiring Qualified Teachers Even in a Tough Recruiting Climate

Melva V. Cárdenas
Strategic Education Advisor at TalentEd


Throughout the U.S., hiring qualified teachers is akin to finding a needle in a haystack. The number of teachers applying for positions isn’t keeping pace with the growing number of job postings.

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