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TASB Talks

Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Paul Johnson, associate professor at Bowling Green State University and a researcher on how school boards impact student achievement, shares with us his 12 leadership practices of effective school boards. He also discusses the importance of a healthy relationship between boards and superintendents and offers his own...


Oct 8, 2020

The Texas Education Agency is now requiring districts to submit special education operating procedures. We speak with Dana Johnson, director of special education at Georgetown ISD; Jessica Witte, senior associate at Thompson and Horton; and Karlyn Keller, TASB’s division director of special education about what's...


Sep 29, 2020

The Sheldon ISD school board has a passion for engaging the community, supporting teachers, and focusing on students. Latricia Archie, board president, talks about the importance of transparency and the great things happening in Sheldon schools. 

The Sheldon ISD board is one of five 2020 Honor Boards named by the Texas...


Sep 24, 2020

Gary Bingham, board president of Mesquite ISD, discusses how the board demonstrated proactive leadership through the creation of a one-of-a-kind accreditation program for campuses. The district has also teamed up with Google, using artificial intelligence to customize learning for students' different interests, gifts,...


Sep 21, 2020

Temple ISD school board members knew they wanted to create a strong focus on communication and sought a superintendent who could do just that. Dan Posey, board president, shares how his district prioritized districtwide communications, found ways to pull together when a crisis hit, and why the diversity of the...