Texas State Teachers Association
Affiliated with the National Education Association

Coronavirus: what you should know

We’ve assembled resources for Texas educators, support professionals, and other school employees about the COVID-19 pandemic. Click below to sign our petition to the governor and to send photos to help us put a face to this crisis.

TSTA/NEA members deserve a safe workplace!

TSTA members are on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis and deserve respect, and respect means a safe workplace and the ability to protect and take care of our families.

NEA’s “We Count” campaign

The 2020 census is upon us with the U.S. Census Bureau officially kicking off its count in Toksook Bay, Alaska. NEA’s “We Count” campaign promotes participation in the 2020 census through members engaging their communities.

Be a public education voter

Get ready for the 2020 election with Strong Public Schools, NEA’s voter guide. Visit the site to see where the presidential candidates stand on issues affecting your students and your classroom and find resources to Vote Education First in 2020!

86th session of the Texas Legislature

You made a difference! TSTA thanks everyone who marched to the polls, rallied at the Capitol, responded to our Action Alerts and contacted their state legislators during the session.

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Education News

July 14, 2020

More districts plan to start school virtually

As coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country, school districts "large and small" are announcing plans to start the year virtually.
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TRS board sets new PPO and HMO rates and benefits for TRS-ActiveCare

ActiveCare will now include four PPO options: the new ActiveCare Primary, ActiveCare HD (formerly 1-HD), ActiveCare Primary + (formerly Select) and ActiveCare 2, which is closed to new enrollees.
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Austin ISD planning blended teaching approach

Austin ISD is working toward a blended approach for classes for the 2020-21 school year to better enable the switch from in-person learning to virtual learning when needed.
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Students and educators should not be props for a failing president

President Trump would do just about anything to divert attention from his utter failure and neglect during the worst public health crisis of our lifetimes. Now, it’s the school kids’ and educators’ turn to risk their health for his struggling reelection effort.

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Discover all the ways we can help you!

Discover all the ways we can help you! NEA Member Benefits program offers credit cards, income protection, auto buying, travel, everyday discounts, and more.

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