January

6 TSPRA Online Learning Committee Meeting
7 TSPRA Professional Awards Committee Meeting
12 87th Texas Legislature convenes
20 TSPRA Media Award and Partner in Public Education Award recipients announced
21 TSPRA Virtual Learning: The Online Battlefield for Website Traffic and YOUR keywords: Critical Information and Next Steps
28 TSPRA Virtual Learning: Instagram 101 – Effective Use and Engagementsponsored by Blackboard
18 Martin Luther King Day
13 TSPRA Virtual Roundtable: Taking a Marketing Campaign from the Foundation to the Building
25 Last day to register for #TSPRA21 Conference without late fee
26 $100 late fee added to all #TSPRA21 Conference registrations after this date

February

1 #TSPRA21 Conference waivers blasted to all conference attendees for signatures
1 Targeted deadline for #TSPRA21 Conference required virtual trainings (options include February 2, 5, 11, 16, 19, 2021)
2 TSPRA Virtual Learning REQUIRED for all #TSPRA21 Conference Attendees: #TSPRA 21 Conference Protocols and Expectations for Attendance
3 TSPRA Virtual Learning: Virtual Events and Options for Teacher of the Year, Galas, Staff Appreciations, Retirements and Service Recognitions
5 Last day to request #TSPRA21 Conference Cancellation in writing ($100 administrative fee for all conference registrations after December 20, 2020)
5 TSPRA Virtual Learning REQUIRED for all #TSPRA21 Conference Attendees: #TSPRA 21 Conference Protocols and Expectations for Attendance
6 No refunds for #TSPRA21 conference cancellations; however, attendee substitutions can be made
8 Last day to make hotel reservations at Denton Embassy Suites at special conference rate
9 TSPRA Virtual Learning: New Member Orientation(focus on #TSPRA21 conference expectations) sponsored by Intrado
10 TSPRA Officer and Committee Chair written reports due
10 TSPRA Virtual Learning: Virtual, Hybrid, In-Person Alternatives and Ideas for PK and Kindergarten Round-Up
11 TSPRA Virtual Learning REQUIRED for all #TSPRA21 Conference Attendees: #TSPRA 21 Conference Protocols and Expectations for Attendance
12 Preliminary #TSPRA21 Conference attendee list released upon written request
15 Denton Embassy Suites and Marriott Champions Circle Hotels must receive payment via check TEN days in advance of check-in. Contact hotel directly at 940.243.3799 to make prior arrangements
15 Deadline for all #TSPRA21 Conference Waivers signed and submitted to TSPRA State Office
16 TSPRA Virtual Learning REQUIRED for all #TSPRA21 Conference Attendees: #TSPRA 21 Conference Protocols and Expectations for Attendance
19 TSPRA Virtual Learning REQUIRED for all #TSPRA21 Conference Attendees: #TSPRA 21 Conference Protocols and Expectations for Attendance
19 Conference hotel rooms must be canceled 48 hours in advance of check-in to avoid paying first night cancelation fee
21 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 TSPRA Executive Committee Dinner and Installation of Officers – Denton, Texas
22 TSPRA Executive Committee Meeting at Denton Embassy Suites and Convention Center
22 #TSPRA21 Preconference Sessions
23-24 Announcement and Recognition of TSPRA Professional Awards Recipients
24 2020 TSPRA Star Awards Banquet
23-25 #TSPRA21 Annual Conference at Denton Embassy Suites and Convention Center
25 TSPRA General Membership Meeting
26 Rich Bagin, NSPRA Executive Director, Retirement (official last day)

March

1-5 Celebrate Texas Public Schools Week
2 Celebrate Texas Public Schools Day
2 Invoices for postage/freight charges incurred for Star Award certificates and medals to be emailed to those not attending the Star Awards Banquet on February 24. Payment required before the awards will be shipped.
3 TSPRA Virtual Learning: Having May 2021 Bond Election? It’s Time to Takeoff!
10 Star Awards shipped (for shipping payments received)
10 #TSPRA21 Final Conference Attendee Roster released
12 Deadline for all eligible for #TSPRA21 conference reimbursements (scholarship recipients, consultants with contract agreements)
15-19 TSPRA State Office Spring Break
24 #TSPRA Conference cancellations refunds mailed
24 Star Awards shipped (for shipping payments received)
25 Late fees apply to all unpaid conference invoices (including Star Awards shipments)
31 Star Awards shipped (for shipping payments received)

April

1 Targeted deadline for 2021-2022 TSPRA Committee Appointments by TSPRA President
2 TSPRA Offices Closed
5 TSPRA Offices Closed
12 TSPRA Virtual Learning: Lunch with the Lawyer Dennis Eichelbaum