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September 20–22, 2019 | Dallas, Texas
TASA/TASB Convention October Austin, Texas 2-4, 2015



Session programming varies in style, duration, and audience participation. We have a variety of different concurrent session formats, topics, and lengh of times.

1-Hour session formats

  • Open Discussion: Moderator-facilitated, in-depth conversation with participants serving as key contributors around a specific issue or topic concerning education.
  • Panel: Moderator-led discussion with experts in the field with an opportunity for audience Q&A.
  • Presentation: Formal presentation designed to inform the audience about a specific issue or topic and demonstrate key components of a particular education approach.
  • Workshop: Interactive opportunity for audience members to participate directly in the learning and glean resources/approaches to take back to their district or campus.
  • Conversation: Sunday morning, moderator-led conversation featuring special guests from Texas with an opportunity for audience Q&A.

30-minute session formats

  • Extra CreditIndustry experts present on the most current educational technologies and learning spaces to enhance student performance.
  • Learning Lounge: Join colleagues for a cup of coffee and experience bite-sized sessions focusing on advocacy and community engagement.
  • Public Education Highlight: Short presentation featuring innovative programs by Texas school districts and schools.
  • Sandbox: Bite-sized informal session that facilitates hands-on, interactive, and creative learning techniques.


  • Arts and Culture         
  • Assessment and Accountability
  • Board/Superintendent Partnerships 
  • Business and Industry Relationships
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Community Engagement
  • Digital Learning and Technology Integration
  • District Culture
  • District Operations/Finance
  • Equity and Social Justice
  • Facility Planning/Design/Learning Environment  
  • Governance & Oversight
  • Higher Education Partnerships
  • Leadership Development and Mentoring
  • Legislative and Education Policy
  • Public Education Advocacy    
  • Research and Science of Learning
  • School Transformation
  • Student Safety
  • Student Support Services and Vulnerable Populations         
  • Teacher Retention and Human Resources
  • Work/Life Balance

We’re working to create the optimum program to meet the needs of school board members, superintendents, and other district leaders for this year’s Convention and we need YOUR help!

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