Conference Agenda

TIMES LISTED ARE ALL CENTRAL TIME AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Monday, January 25, 2021

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8 am – 9 am

Expo

Conference Platform Opens – Expo Booth Networking

Please log in during this time to complete your online profile and become familiar with the different areas of the online conference platform. Navigate between the Reception, Stage, Sessions, Expo, and Networking areas. (Registrants will receive an email with login instructions prior to the conference.)

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9 am – 10 am

Sessions

Premier Sessions

Visit the Sessions area to join in these one-hour premier sessions: moderated panel discussions on Racism, Equity & Diversity; Legislative & Policy Advocacy; Global Pandemic; Change Leadership; and Wellness.

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10:15 am – 11:30 am

main stage

Opening General Session

Simon Sinek, optimist and author of “Start With Why” and “The Infinite Game,” will kick off the 2021 Midwinter Conference with a conversation moderated by TASA Executive Director Kevin Brown. Read more.

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11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Expo

Lunch Break – Expo Open

Grab some lunch and/or visit the Expo to learn more about the products and services offered by our conference exhibitors. Find out how they can help you achieve your campus or district goals.

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1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

SESSIONS

“Expo” Concurrent Sessions

TASA Midwinter Conference sponsors and exhibitors have planned some special presentations to share their expertise on topics ranging from assessment to school safety. Don’t miss hearing from the experts!

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4:30 pm

SESSIONS

President’s Reception

Unwind and relax at the end of the day at the virtual President’s Reception. Bring your favorite beverage, and Tomar and the FCs will bring the music. The band is a mainstay on the Austin music scene and has been voted in the top five of the Austin Chronicle’s Music Poll for best Blues, Funk, and Soul artist more than once. Also, be sure to drop by the special happy hour session rooms after the concert to meet up and chat about the day or just unwind.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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7 am – 8:45 am

SESSIONS

ESC Programming

Bring your own breakfast and participate in your regional ESC’s online meeting.

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8 am – 9 am

Expo

Expo & Networking

Bring your coffee and visit the Expo to learn more about the products and services offered by our conference exhibitors. Find out how they can help you achieve your campus or district goals.

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9 am – 10:15 am

main stage

Second General Session

The second general session will feature a conversation between TASA officers and Commissioner of Education Morath on the state of Texas public education. Read more.

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10:30 am – 11:15 am

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Expo

Lunch Break – Expo Open

Grab some lunch and/or visit the Expo to learn more about the products and services offered by our conference exhibitors. Find out how they can help you achieve your campus or district goals.

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1:15 pm – 2 pm

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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2 pm – 2:30 pm

EXPO

Expo & Networking

Pop into the Expo to visit exhibitor booths and/or network with fellow attendees.

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2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

SESSIONS

“Expo” Concurrent Sessions

TASA Midwinter Conference sponsors and exhibitors have planned some special presentations to share their expertise on topics ranging from assessment to school safety. Don’t miss hearing from the experts!

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4:30 pm

SESSIONS

Magical Happy Hour

We’ll close out Day 2 with a special, “magical” virtual happy hour. Join us for a brief break from reality. Entertainer Eric Lerner — self-billed as funny, quick witted, mesmerizing, jaw-dropping, earth-shaking, and incredibly good looking — will bring a little magic to Midwinter with a performance he has shared with leaders of Fortune 500 companies around the world. Don’t miss it! Also, be sure to drop by the special happy hour session rooms after the magic show to meet up and chat about the day or just unwind after the magic show.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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8 am – 9 am

Expo

Expo & Networking

Bring your coffee and visit the Expo to learn more about the products and services offered by our conference exhibitors. Find out how they can help you achieve your campus or district goals.

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9 am – 9:45 am

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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10 am – 10:45 am

Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

Choose a session that interests you and join the session room. If more than one session catches your eye, don’t worry! Participate in one live now, and watch the recording of the other one later. You’ll have 30 days after the conference to view sessions you missed!

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11 am – 12:15 pm

main stage

Closing General Session

Dr. Chris Howard, president of Robert Morris University, will wrap up the TASA Midwinter Conference with his presentation on 8 Ways to Accelerate Your Leadership Odyssey. Read more.

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