Texas Association of School Administrators   |   Texas Association of School Boards
TASA/TASB Convention
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Convention Center
Sept. 29–Oct. 1

Field Trip

Field trip experience to Mesquite ISD - The Mesquite Promise 
Friday, September 29, 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Pre-registration is required and a non-refundable $50 registration fee
(lunch is included)

The Mesquite Promise is an initiative implemented by the Mesquite Independent School District (ISD) with the aim of removing barriers and providing opportunitites for young people to grow up successfully. It is designed to cultivate a supportive environment and nurture the development of students by focusing on four principals and 16 habits.

During your visit, you will have the opportunity to tour two campuses and participate in two panels. The first panel is the Student Panel, which consists of emerging leaders and elementary students. They will share their personal experiences and insights on how The Mesquite Promise has impacted their lives. They may discuss how the inititative has helped shape their future goals, provided them with opportunities for growth, and contributed to their overall development. The panel will give you a firsthand perspective on the positive effects of The Mesquite Promise on students' lives.

The second panel will be the Leader/Teacher panel, which you will hear from during lunch. This panel will consist of leaders and teachers who are actively involved in implementing The Mesquite Promise. They will share their experiences as leaders and educators and discuss how The Mesquite Promise has helped them nurture students. They may highlight specific strategies, programs, or resources provided by the initiative that have positively impacted their teaching practices and student outcomes. 

By the end of the experience, you will have a comprehensive understanding of The Mesquite Promise and its impact on students and educators within Mesquite ISD. It is an opportunity to learn about the success and challenges of the initiative and gain insights into how it is creating a supportive and enriching environment for students to thrive.

Participants will earn 4 hours of continuing education credit hours for this event. 

Participants may be required to provide their ID prior to the trip to prepare for campus security.