txEDCON2020 offers a variety of learning experiences along with intentional breaks for attendees to recharge.
More than 50 Concurrent Sessions are being offered during our live event. These are 50 minutes in length to allow for Q&A afterwards. One hour of credit will be given for each session.
View this year's Convention Program! (PDF)
Topics for Concurrent Sessions
- Advocacy and Community Engagement
- District Culture, Finance, and Operations
- Governance and Board/Superintendent Relationships
- Leadership Development
- Legal and Education Policy
- Student Safety
- Student Support Services and Vulnerable Populations
We’re partnering with Thoughtexchange to develop our Crowd-Sourced Sessions on Friday morning. The tool will be open for input beginning Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. Topics will be announced Thursday at 5 p.m. for our sessions on Friday at 9:30 a.m. Participants will receive 45 minutes of credit for each session attended.
There will be several opportunities for participants to share their successes and challenges related to the pandemic, social justice reform, and improved equity during scheduled Networking sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. These will be opportunities for board members and district leaders to share stories, problem solve, and discuss the issues that are most timely for their communities.
Bonus Content will be available on demand beginning Thursday at 5 p.m. for attendees wanting to enrich their learning experience and extend their conference training. Participants will earn one hour of credit for each session attended.
New required training offered. Governance for Improved Student Performance (Senate Bill 1566 Training) will be offered as Bonus Content. The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) will be presenting a session on House Bill 403–Board Member Training on Child Abuse on Thursday, October 1, at 9:30 a.m. This session will qualify as the new required training.
All content will be available through November 1, or 30 days after the live event concludes.