Schools must embrace and seize technology’s potential to make their learning experiences more engaging to capture the hearts and minds of students.
Community-based accountability empowers students, parents, and educators to build a learning community that honors and supports the work of students, teachers, and parents.
Learning standards must allow students to develop the cognitive and social skills they need to solve the complex problems of a rapidly changing world.
Schools must be transformed into learning organizations where only the mundane is standardized and standards are used to nurture aspirations and accommodate human variables.
Schools must authentically assess student progress using multiple and varied methods that inform educators and parents of the extent to which learning is occurring.
A superintendent-designed and led group that gathers for events that provide authentic learning experiences
A group of Texas school districts working together to develop next-generation measures and assessments
For 2023-24, TASA is redesigning our School Transformation Network to better complement FRSLN and TPAC. The new STN will focus on “transforming the basics” — finance, staffing, board relations, and more — the systems that support instruction.
Reading the visioning document, Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas, is an inspiring first step for school leaders who want to create school environments that better prepare students to be future-ready.
Schools and districts have a variety of services and training opportunities available to assist them as they work toward organizational transformation and student-centered learning environments.
School and district leaders should seek out professional learning opportunities that will help them become transformational leaders.