Texas School Business

May/June 2021

The May/June 2021 issue looks at the challenges of the last school year through the eyes of school counselors and shares their tips for helping students and staff recover. The issue also highlights TEPSA President Lorena Zertuche and TACS President Kevin Noack, as well as photos from TSPRA’s annual conference. Also included are a look at the TexBuy Purchasing Cooperative hosted by the Region 16 ESC, how Garland ISD implemented a private cellular network infrastructure pilot program, your favorite columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, lots of Who’s News, and more.


68 Years and Counting

Published since 1954 and now exclusively online, Texas School Business is the only bimonthly magazine for administrators in Texas’ 1,200-plus public schools. TSB is known for providing the “who’s news” in Texas public schools with coverage of industry events, engaging profiles of Texas educators, and personnel announcements from across the state.

Each new issue is emailed to all members of the Texas Association of School Administrators, which has published the magazine since 2014, and other subscribers. Readers include school superintendents, chief business officers, personnel directors, central office administrators, principals, association executives, and school board members in Texas public schools.

Recent Issues

Mar/Apr 2021

Small, rural districts working to break the cycle of generational poverty through the P-20 model, TASB President Jim Rice, Northwest ISD’s NHSTV program, the business of user-centered design by the Region 13 ESC, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, Who’s News, and more.

Jan/Feb 2021

Killeen ISD’s new African-American studies course — one of the first in the state, TSPRA President-Elect Veronica Sopher, TASBO President-Elect Darrell Dodds, how instructional technology has reimagined the student learning experience during the pandemic in Richardson ISD, a view into Aldine ISD’s visual arts program, student perspective from PSJA ISD’s Ana Paula Villicana, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, and more.

Nov/Dec 2020

Superintendent J.A. Gonzalez, Texas’ nominee for 2021 National Superintendent of the Year and 2020 Texas Superintendent of the Year, the 2020 Outstanding School Board in Texas, Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD Board of Trustees, TSPRA’s 2020 Key Communicator, Andy Welch, TCASE President Kendra Wiggins, how the Region 4 ESC has supported educators with professional development during the pandemic, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, and more.

Sept/Oct 2020

Two school districts’ efforts to improve internet connectivity during the pandemic, TASA President Brian Woods and TARS President Aaron Hood, advice from Midlothian ISD CTO and Texas K-12 CTO Council Treasurer Leslie Garakani on implementing new tech during COVID-19, reflections on finding joy in the classroom by Austin ISD elementary music teacher Meredith Riggs, how the Region 9 ESC is assisting districts in partnerships to support pre-K, columns by Jim Walsh and Riney Jordan, and more


Bragging Rights Issue

December 2020

Each year, the special “Bragging Rights” issue of Texas School Business highlights programs and initiatives in 12 Texas public school districts that showcase innovative thinking, passion, determination, and strong leadership.