The TASPA membership is an individual membership valid for 12 calendar months from the date of dues payment. A portion of the member's dues goes to fund scholarships for prospective teachers in shortage areas. TASPA is incorporated as a tax exempt corporation under IRS Code Section 501(c)(6). The organization's employee identification number is 74-2626352.
Membership benefits include:
- Professional growth opportunities through conferences, workshops and webinars
- Electronic updates and alerts on timely issues, including legislation
- Newsletters and special reports
- Networking opportunities
- Legislative and State agency representation
- Members only portal with access to the member directory, posting HR jobs in the career center, professional development transcript and other resources
Professional - $100 This membership category is for those school professional administrators with major responsibility for school district personnel/human resource administration or those whose assigned work is primarily concerned with personnel/human resource functions in the public schools. Only Professional members shall have the right to vote or to be eligible for election to serve as a District Representative or other voting member of the Executive Board, except as otherwise provided in these Bylaws.
Professional Associate - $80 This membership category is for those who are a public school administrator or are associated with employment in an educational environment, to include but not limited to colleges or universities, educator preparation programs, state educational agencies, education service centers, law firms, and other education related professional organizations. Professional Associate membership shall also be available to former Professional members of this Organization who, although no longer engaged in personnel/human resource administration, maintain a position in educational administration. Professional Associate members shall be entitled to participate in all activities of the Organization, including standing committees but excluding voting and holding elective office.
Support Staff Associate - $60 This membership category is for those non-administrative public school employees who are primarily concerned with personnel/human resource administration. Support Staff Associate members shall be entitled to participate in all activities of the Organization, except voting and holding elected office.
Retired - $30 A retired member is defined as a person not actively working in a position that would place him in another membership category, but who has been a member of TASPA prior to retirement in any of the above categories. Rehired retirees are not eligible for this membership category.
Membership paid by the school district stays with the district. Membership paid by the individual follows the individual.