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Conventions & Conferences

House of Delegates

The TSTA House of Delegates (HoD) is TSTA’s highest decision-making body and serves a vital role in the governance of TSTA. Delegates are elected as representatives to the HoD, and may establish goals for TSTA, amend its bylaws, and act on recommendations from the TSTA officers, board, or committees. Elections for officers, NEA Directors, and At-Large members of the TSTA Board are held at this annual assembly. The HoD will be held at the El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Center in El Paso Texas this year on Friday April 8 and Saturday April 9.

Reserve your room directly with the Camino Real hotel by March 12, 2016. Identify yourself as a participant of the “TSTA Annual Convention” at the time you make your reservation to obtain the group rate. You may reserve a room by calling 800-769-4300 or 915-534-3099 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (MST), Monday through Friday, or by using the following link:  http://goo.gl/CPzt56.

Please contact the TSTA Center for Executive and Governance by emailing anezkac@tsta.org or calling 512-476-5355 x1510 if you need assistance with the link.


Representative Assembly

The NEA Representative Assembly (RA) is NEA’s highest decision-making body. Delegates to the RA debate issues impacting American public education, elect top officers, and set association policy.  Texas delegates to the RA are elected both locally and statewide. The NEA RA is usually held the first week of July. In 2016 the NEA RA will be in Washington, D.C.


ESP Statewide Conference

The ESP Statewide Conference is designed for Education Support Professionals and their teaching colleagues from all over the state.  This conference is open to all TSTA members and non-members alike.  Please see here for more information.