Regional Affiliates

Association of Hispanic School Administrators (AHSA)

TALAS’ Houston affiliate

The Association of Hispanic School Administrators is a Region IV organization dedicated to impacting all students with a focus on Latino leaders and learners.

Garland ISD Association of Latino Administrators (GALA)

TALAS’ Garland affiliate

Garland ISD Association of Latino Administrators is committed to developing leaders serving the Latino community to foster success for every learner.


TALAS’ El Paso affiliate

Empowering advocates in el Paseo del Norte by building capacity in educational leaders that will impact all students in the region.

Executive Board

  • Mark Paz – President
  • Dr. Catherine Kennedy – President Elect
  • Rose Cereceres – Secretary
  • Amy Bejarano-Alacorn – Treasurer
  • Jessica Melende-Carrillo – Vice President of Membership
  • Christopher Judge – Vice President of Communication


TALAS’ Central Texas affiliate


TALAS’ Rio Grande Valley affiliate

RGVTALAS commits to continue TALAS’ mission to improve learning outcomes for Latino learners by providing leadership development, collective impact, advocacy, and a proactive voice for Latino and non-Latino leaders who have a passion for serving the fastest growing student population in the state.

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