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President's Message
Gail Massey Prince
TASPA President

As we leave winter vacations and weather behind, spring and staffing season greet us. Recruiting, recommending and hiring are all underway as we look to the 15-16 school year. >>Read Message

10 Steps for Hiring Effective Teachers
Mary C. Clement has been researching the hiring of new teachers for over twenty years, and received the 2013 Star Award from the American Association for Employment in Education for her writing in the field of k-12 teacher hiring.



Using a Group Process in Teacher Hiring
Thomas Kersten, a former superintendent, is associate professor of educational leadership at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg, Illinois, discusses a teacher hiring process.


Texas Teacher of the Year
Facilitated by Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA), the Texas Teacher of the Year Program annually recognizes and rewards teachers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and excellence in teaching.



HR Webinar Series for TASPA Members
TASPA is in partnership with the law firm of Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green and Treviño, P.C., proudly present the 2014-15 Webinar Series. This webinar series is a TASPA member benefit and will be presented at no charge to TASPA members.


Membership Directory is Now Available
The TASPA membership directory is now available exclusively to our TASPA members. Members must be logged in to access the directory.

District News 


TASPA Districts 1, 2, & 3

TASPA Districts 4, 5, & 6


Upcoming AASPA Webinars:

A Checklist for Dealing with Difficult Conversations: April 2 @ 1 pm CST

Super-Size Your STEM Teacher Pipeline: April 8 @ 10 am CST

Teacher Cadets – Grow Your Own Program: May 14 @ 1 pm CST

Are you looking for more productive ways to connect with teacher candidates?


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