Who Are We?

(TASSO) is a not for profit organisation who provide guidance and advocacy for parents and students in state schools and assistance to school associations, parents and friends and other parent groups. We are a committed group of volunteers available to attend school association meetings to provide support, guidance and advice, or to have a chat about what it is TASSO do.

For Parents

Helpful information for parents


For School Association Committees

Information to support effective School Association Committees, Parents and Friends and parent groups in Tasmanian State Schools.


Community Empowered Schools

Community Empowered Schools is a model for increasing effective parental and community involvement in school governance and decision making through a focus on the key representative body; the School Association Committee.

Click below to access the online learning modules.

School Associations roles and responsibilities

What constitutes an effective meeting

Downloads & Resources


Annual Report