Texas Association of School Administrators   |   Texas Association of School Boards
TASA/TASB Convention
October 2–4, 2020 Kay Bailey Hutchison
Convention Center



Convention Program

View the 2019 Program (pdf)

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.


  • Advocacy and Community Engagement
  • Assessment and Accountability
  • Board/Superintendent Partnerships
  • Business/Industry Relationships
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Digital Learning and Technology Integration
  • District Culture and Operations
  • Facility/Design/Learning Environment
  • Governance and Oversight
  • Leadership Development
  • Legal
  • Legislative and Education Policy
  • School Transformation
  • Student Safety
  • Student Support Services and Vulnerable Populations
  • Teacher Retention and Human Resources

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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