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MASBA weighs in on the Texas SBOE's April 11, 2018 Agenda Item in favor of a K-12 Mexican American Studies Course
Mexican American School Boards Association
Educate. Inspire. Act.
The application for our 2018 MASBA Scholarships is available online!We are pleased to continue the tradition of this longtime member benefit:All seniors ofMASBA member districtsare eligible for these scholarships, which are made payable to institutions of higher learning. The application deadline is April 23, so our seniors still have over two weeks to complete the very simple application process! Do you know a graduating senior of a MASBA member district? Encourage him/her to be a #MASBAscholar today!
Save the date! Are you coming to the Region 1 School Boards Spring Conference on South Padre Island on May 18-19? Spread the word andjoin us for our annual Region 1 MASBA Reception on Saturday, May 19, 6:00-11:00 p.m.at Doubleday Sports Bar of Champions in Port Isabel! Come, meet other trustees, enjoy brisket & menudo, and dance the night away! There is no cost for this event, which is generously sponsored by our friends at ROFA and Doubleday Sports Bar of Champions.
For those who are looking for a more cost-effective alternative and/or supplement to the annual NSBA conference in San Antonio,please consider joining us for Latinx 2020!This first-of-its-kind, non-partisan conference for school board members & community leaders will discuss a number of highly-anticipated topics, including the 2020 U.S. Census, the future of public education, and the performance of our Latinx community!