Texas State Teachers Association
by Dystnini Houston
what does it do and how do they help ?
TSTA is a movement to change the way public schools, their students and employees are treated. Their mission statement says it best: “The Texas State Teachers Association will unite, organize and empower public education advocates to shape public education in Texas thus providing a quality public school for every child.”
What professional development opportunities are available?
- NEA Academy
- Concept to Classroom
- Online Professional Learning Catalog
- Texas Christian University (biology)
What events or conferences to they have planned in the next year?
Pride in Communications Awards (Deadline: March 1)
December 1, 2015:
TSTA-Student Program Convention change
December 4, 2015:
NEA applauds House ESEA reauthorization vote, bill heads to Senate
What resources do they have available to teachers?
- K-12 ONLINE RECOURSES
- THE NEA FOUNDATION
- PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT APPRAISAL SYSTEM
- SCHOOL NUTRITIONAL POLICIES
- TEXAS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM