Build Your Session Schedule

This year’s Midwinter Conference offers nearly 150 concurrent sessions across three days, as well as general, premier, thought leader, and expo sessions! With so many options, if you find that you’re interested in more than one session in a particular time slot, no worries! Participate live in one, and watch the recordings of any other sessions later. Registrants may access the video showcase through February 26. Please note that videos will be uploaded as quickly as possible following each session; however, all session recordings may not be available until February 5.

Sessions by Type

Click on a session type to see a list of that type of sessions offered throughout the conference. Then click on the session title to read the session description.

 

Superintendents Only Networking Session

Superintendents Only Networking Session

Supporting Emotionally Disturbed Students – Is It Really Possible in Public Schools?

Thought Leader Session: Compelled to Change Part 2: Deep Dive

Thought Leader Session: Optimize Family Outreach to Improve Student Outcomes

Thought Leader Session: Community-Based Accountability: Lessons Learned and Best Practice

Basics of Educational Facility Planning

Disinfection in a COVID-19 World

Intentional Implementation Leads to Sustainable Reflective Practices

Achieving True Instructional Leadership Through Collaboration

Using Solar to Power a Campus, Decrease Costs, and Discuss Renewable Energy

What Does a School’s Master Schedule Say About Equity and Flexibility?

Democratizing Data Across an Organization to Ensure Equity

Amplify Reading for Texas Home Learning

The Key to Transformation: Music as a Bridge Between SEL and Culturally Competent Classrooms

How to Increase FAFSA/TASFA Completion for Your School or District

Insanely Great Free Resources for College and Career Awareness

Paving the Yellow Brick Road, One Brick at a Time

Strategic Planning: The Foundation Through and Beyond the Pandemic

Supporting Community Through a Trauma-Informed Lens During COVID-19

Meeting the Social Emotional Needs of Staff During a Pandemic

Legislative, Advocacy, and Outreach Support for Local School Districts

SPED 101: What Administrators Need to Know

Leveraging IHE Partnerships for CCR School Model Campuses

The Power of Inclusivity – How Cultural Sensitivity Makes Districts Better

How to Become a Partner in Disability Leadership

Equity and Student Growth in Texas

4 BONDS! 5 YEARS!

Addressing Equity and Access in Advanced Academics Programming

What Other Schools Do to Recruit Your Students

Leaning N2 an Inspired Future

A Focus on Comprehension Using Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning

Evaluating Values: How to Maximize Your Funding Through Tax Collection, Property Values, and Audits

Transforming Leadership Systems to Grow Teachers and Improve Instruction

University/District Partnerships: Designing Innovative Programs for Teacher Readiness

Zero Tolerance for Racial Intolerance: Six Strategies for Promoting Racial Equity in Your Schools

Thought Leader Session: Compelled to Change, Part 1: Applying Lessons Learned from Eastman Kodak

Crowdsourcing for Culture, Connection and Trust in Your Community

A Story is Like an Onion

Leveling Up: A Focus for Women Leaders – Next Steps in Your Career

Managing Transitions: Possible Legislative Impact for Emerging from an Accountability Gap Year

STAAR Redesign Update

Thought Leader Session: Strategies to Address the Emotional Issues Arising from Social Isolation 

Leveraging Community Partnerships to Improve Student Access to Behavioral Health Services

An Adaptive Iteration Approach: Victoria ISD’s Pandemic Response Planning Process

TASA Legislative Update

Budget Implications of Chapter 21 Contract Management

Thought Leader Session: Keeping Learning Student-Centered in a Hybrid/Concurrent Learning Model

UIL Update

Building Higher Education Partnerships and Networks to Improve Student Outcomes

Leading and Building Through Partnerships

How Has COVID-19 Affected Equity in Education?

Be Courageous – Speak Your Truth

Virtual Learning Studios: Maximizing the Potential of Remote Learning

Have Fun and Engage Your Community, Go LIVE with Your Superintendent

Reflection on Best-laid COVID Plans

Social/Emotional Planning and the Built Environment

Rural Education and the Virtual Environment

Mitigating Learning Loss through Educator Development

Providing a Powerful Business Community with Options in Crowley ISD

School Buildings Playing an Important Role in Student Physical and Mental Well-being

Capture the Opportunity: Steps to Redesign School-Level Systems for Equity

Equitable Access to a Meaningful High School Diploma

Leveraging iPad to Support Literacy for Emergent Readers and English Learners

Resources and Supports for Advanced Placement Success

The Retirement Tsunami: How Aspiring Superintendents Can Be Prepared for Opportunities

Work from Home Strategies

All Means All: Creating Equitable Academic Opportunities for Students

Engaging Your Community for Life After COVID-19

Remote Engagement: Reflect, Look to the Future, and Prepare for What Comes Next

Teacher Incentive Allotment Updates and Best Practices from the Field

Assistant Principal Leadership Academy (APL)

Seize the Opportunity – The Benefits of Socorro ISD’s Year-Round (Intersessional) Calendar

Student Agency via Voice During the Pandemic: What Were Students Saying?

Addressing Systemic Racism is So Much More than Diversity Training

TRS-ActiveCare: Moving Forward Together

How Austin ISD Supercharged its Culture to Stay Ahead of Questions this Fall

The New Pajama Game: Providing Virtual PD During the Pandemic

Implementing a Collaboration System to Support At-Home Learning: Responding, Operating, and Innovating

Teacher Recruitment and Retention in Rural Districts – A Research Partnership

Connecting Strategic Plans to a Successful Tax Ratification Election

Building a Successful Marketing Plan for the District

School Transformation Through Servant Leadership

Structures to Support Equitable Instruction for English Learners During the Pandemic

Preparing for Post COVID-19 by Narrowing Focus to Things that Really Matter

Designing for Mental and Emotional Health

Designing Resiliency for Students, Schools, and Communities

Thought Leader Session: Trauma-Informed Instructional Practices

Educator Growth is Key to Student Growth

Google for Admins: Strategies for Bridging the Distance with Hands-on Learning

EISD eLearning

Thought Leader Session: Leadership in the Midst of Chaos

Property Insurance through the Roof! What Now?

WIN Mondays: What I Need Mondays

Prioritizing SEL & Supportive Relationships During the Pandemic

Building School Around Students: 4 Districts Reimagine School During the Pandemic

School Finance Prospects in the 87th Legislative Session

How Round Rock ISD Redefined School Policing with a Focus on Equity and Behavioral Health

Adapting to a Frequently Changing Environment is Key to a Successful Bond Election

Pivot, Swerve, Focus – Three Words to Guide Communications During and Beyond a Crisis

Thought Leader Session: Continuous Improvement and Strategy Execution

Hope Squad Peer to Peer Suicide Prevention Program

From COVID to COHESIVE: How Unified Planning and Strengths-Based Leadership Can Help Navigate Any Uncertainty

Minimizing the Impact of Leave-Related Termination

Supporting Principals Through COVID Cases: Tools, Processes, and Procedures

The Curriculum Management Audit: An Organizational Analysis Examining Teaching and Learning

Instructional Transparency and Community-Based Accountability Systems

Colonial Hegemony in Education: Under Identified Indigenous Students in Texas

Protecting the Learning Environment by Restoring School Culture

It’s a Remarkable Story!

Identifying Disproportionality to Close the Digital Divide

Building a Pipeline of Future Board Members and Community-Based Leaders

TRS, COVID, and Financial Shocks. What Should I Do Now?

Thought Leader Session: Thrive Through The Five – Practical Truths to Powerfully Lead through Challenging Times

Bridging the Digital Divide during a Pandemic

Using Technology to Re-Open Schools during the Pandemic

Career Readiness through Community Engagement

SEL for Everyone! MTSS Approaches to Target Early-Childhood Students and Integrating Adult SEL

Transformational Turbulence: Redesigning Learning During a District Closure

Reimagining School

PD during a Pandemic: How is it Possible?

Multi-tiered Systems of Support to Optimize Learning During the Pandemic

Educational Equity Through Professional Learning Redesign

Leveraging Technology to Address Social Justice and Equity for Underrepresented Students

Compression in a Recession? Prospects for School Funding in a Time of Pandemic

Designing a Pride Campaign that Sticks

Supporting Remote Learning and Working during the Pandemic

Choosing Love: Fostering School Safety from the Inside Using Focused SEL Approach

First Aid for the Post-Pandemic Classroom: Helping Teachers Help Students

Focusing on Opportunity over Adversity — Connecting and Impacting a Community

Strategic Excellence

Managing through a Pandemic: How to Maintain Access and Equity

Cybersecurity Best Practices while Working from Home

A+: Enlisting Community Partners to Promote Social-Emotional Learning

Prioritizing College Readiness During a Pandemic

Premier Session: Racism, Equity & Diversity

Premier Session: Legislative & Policy Advocacy

Premier Session: Global Pandemic

Premier Session: Change Leadership

Premier Session: Wellness

General Session: Simon Sinek

General Session: Mike Morath

General Session: Dr. Chris Howard

Sessions by Topic

Click on a topic to see a list of relevant sessions offered throughout the conference. Then click on the session title to read the session description.

 

Superintendents Only Networking Session

Superintendents Only Networking Session

Supporting Emotionally Disturbed Students – Is It Really Possible in Public Schools?

Thought Leader Session: Compelled to Change Part 2: Deep Dive

Thought Leader Session: Optimize Family Outreach to Improve Student Outcomes

Thought Leader Session: Community-Based Accountability: Lessons Learned and Best Practice

Basics of Educational Facility Planning

Disinfection in a COVID-19 World

Intentional Implementation Leads to Sustainable Reflective Practices

Achieving True Instructional Leadership Through Collaboration

Using Solar to Power a Campus, Decrease Costs, and Discuss Renewable Energy

What Does a School’s Master Schedule Say About Equity and Flexibility?

Democratizing Data Across an Organization to Ensure Equity

Amplify Reading for Texas Home Learning

The Key to Transformation: Music as a Bridge Between SEL and Culturally Competent Classrooms

How to Increase FAFSA/TASFA Completion for Your School or District

Insanely Great Free Resources for College and Career Awareness

Paving the Yellow Brick Road, One Brick at a Time

Strategic Planning: The Foundation Through and Beyond the Pandemic

Supporting Community Through a Trauma-Informed Lens During COVID-19

Meeting the Social Emotional Needs of Staff During a Pandemic

Legislative, Advocacy, and Outreach Support for Local School Districts

SPED 101: What Administrators Need to Know

Leveraging IHE Partnerships for CCR School Model Campuses

The Power of Inclusivity – How Cultural Sensitivity Makes Districts Better

How to Become a Partner in Disability Leadership

Equity and Student Growth in Texas

4 BONDS! 5 YEARS!

Addressing Equity and Access in Advanced Academics Programming

What Other Schools Do to Recruit Your Students

Leaning N2 an Inspired Future

A Focus on Comprehension Using Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning

Evaluating Values: How to Maximize Your Funding Through Tax Collection, Property Values, and Audits

Transforming Leadership Systems to Grow Teachers and Improve Instruction

University/District Partnerships: Designing Innovative Programs for Teacher Readiness

Zero Tolerance for Racial Intolerance: Six Strategies for Promoting Racial Equity in Your Schools

Thought Leader Session: Compelled to Change, Part 1: Applying Lessons Learned from Eastman Kodak

Crowdsourcing for Culture, Connection and Trust in Your Community

A Story is Like an Onion

Leveling Up: A Focus for Women Leaders – Next Steps in Your Career

Managing Transitions: Possible Legislative Impact for Emerging from an Accountability Gap Year

STAAR Redesign Update

Thought Leader Session: Strategies to Address the Emotional Issues Arising from Social Isolation 

Leveraging Community Partnerships to Improve Student Access to Behavioral Health Services

An Adaptive Iteration Approach: Victoria ISD’s Pandemic Response Planning Process

TASA Legislative Update

Budget Implications of Chapter 21 Contract Management

Thought Leader Session: Keeping Learning Student-Centered in a Hybrid/Concurrent Learning Model

UIL Update

Building Higher Education Partnerships and Networks to Improve Student Outcomes

Leading and Building Through Partnerships

How Has COVID-19 Affected Equity in Education?

Be Courageous – Speak Your Truth

Virtual Learning Studios: Maximizing the Potential of Remote Learning

Have Fun and Engage Your Community, Go LIVE with Your Superintendent

Reflection on Best-laid COVID Plans

Social/Emotional Planning and the Built Environment

Rural Education and the Virtual Environment

Mitigating Learning Loss through Educator Development

Providing a Powerful Business Community with Options in Crowley ISD

School Buildings Playing an Important Role in Student Physical and Mental Well-being

Capture the Opportunity: Steps to Redesign School-Level Systems for Equity

Equitable Access to a Meaningful High School Diploma

Leveraging iPad to Support Literacy for Emergent Readers and English Learners

Resources and Supports for Advanced Placement Success

The Retirement Tsunami: How Aspiring Superintendents Can Be Prepared for Opportunities

Work from Home Strategies

All Means All: Creating Equitable Academic Opportunities for Students

Engaging Your Community for Life After COVID-19

Remote Engagement: Reflect, Look to the Future, and Prepare for What Comes Next

Teacher Incentive Allotment Updates and Best Practices from the Field

Assistant Principal Leadership Academy (APL)

Seize the Opportunity – The Benefits of Socorro ISD’s Year-Round (Intersessional) Calendar

Student Agency via Voice During the Pandemic: What Were Students Saying?

Addressing Systemic Racism is So Much More than Diversity Training

TRS-ActiveCare: Moving Forward Together

How Austin ISD Supercharged its Culture to Stay Ahead of Questions this Fall

The New Pajama Game: Providing Virtual PD During the Pandemic

Implementing a Collaboration System to Support At-Home Learning: Responding, Operating, and Innovating

Teacher Recruitment and Retention in Rural Districts – A Research Partnership

Connecting Strategic Plans to a Successful Tax Ratification Election

Building a Successful Marketing Plan for the District

School Transformation Through Servant Leadership

Structures to Support Equitable Instruction for English Learners During the Pandemic

Preparing for Post COVID-19 by Narrowing Focus to Things that Really Matter

Designing for Mental and Emotional Health

Designing Resiliency for Students, Schools, and Communities

Thought Leader Session: Trauma-Informed Instructional Practices

Educator Growth is Key to Student Growth

Google for Admins: Strategies for Bridging the Distance with Hands-on Learning

EISD eLearning

Thought Leader Session: Leadership in the Midst of Chaos

Property Insurance through the Roof! What Now?

WIN Mondays: What I Need Mondays

Prioritizing SEL & Supportive Relationships During the Pandemic

Building School Around Students: 4 Districts Reimagine School During the Pandemic

School Finance Prospects in the 87th Legislative Session

How Round Rock ISD Redefined School Policing with a Focus on Equity and Behavioral Health

Adapting to a Frequently Changing Environment is Key to a Successful Bond Election

Pivot, Swerve, Focus – Three Words to Guide Communications During and Beyond a Crisis

Thought Leader Session: Continuous Improvement and Strategy Execution

Hope Squad Peer to Peer Suicide Prevention Program

From COVID to COHESIVE: How Unified Planning and Strengths-Based Leadership Can Help Navigate Any Uncertainty

Minimizing the Impact of Leave-Related Termination

Supporting Principals Through COVID Cases: Tools, Processes, and Procedures

The Curriculum Management Audit: An Organizational Analysis Examining Teaching and Learning

Instructional Transparency and Community-Based Accountability Systems

Colonial Hegemony in Education: Under Identified Indigenous Students in Texas

Protecting the Learning Environment by Restoring School Culture

It’s a Remarkable Story!

Identifying Disproportionality to Close the Digital Divide

Building a Pipeline of Future Board Members and Community-Based Leaders

TRS, COVID, and Financial Shocks. What Should I Do Now?

Thought Leader Session: Thrive Through The Five – Practical Truths to Powerfully Lead through Challenging Times

Bridging the Digital Divide during a Pandemic

Using Technology to Re-Open Schools during the Pandemic

Career Readiness through Community Engagement

SEL for Everyone! MTSS Approaches to Target Early-Childhood Students and Integrating Adult SEL

Transformational Turbulence: Redesigning Learning During a District Closure

Reimagining School

PD during a Pandemic: How is it Possible?

Multi-tiered Systems of Support to Optimize Learning During the Pandemic

Educational Equity Through Professional Learning Redesign

Leveraging Technology to Address Social Justice and Equity for Underrepresented Students

Compression in a Recession? Prospects for School Funding in a Time of Pandemic

Designing a Pride Campaign that Sticks

Supporting Remote Learning and Working during the Pandemic

Choosing Love: Fostering School Safety from the Inside Using Focused SEL Approach

First Aid for the Post-Pandemic Classroom: Helping Teachers Help Students

Focusing on Opportunity over Adversity — Connecting and Impacting a Community

Strategic Excellence

Managing through a Pandemic: How to Maintain Access and Equity

Cybersecurity Best Practices while Working from Home

A+: Enlisting Community Partners to Promote Social-Emotional Learning

Prioritizing College Readiness During a Pandemic

Premier Session: Racism, Equity & Diversity

Premier Session: Legislative & Policy Advocacy

Premier Session: Global Pandemic

Premier Session: Change Leadership

Premier Session: Wellness

Other Ways to Sort

Sessions on Monday, January 25

Sessions on Tuesday, January 26

Sessions on Wednesday, January 27

Session Cancellations

  • Reimagining Equity: The Case for Whole-Child Teaching and Learning Approaches 
  • Transforming While Transitioning to a New Space and Era
  • The Best School in the Universe 
  • Change is Coming: Updates to Chapter 61 School Facilities Standards in a Post COVID-19 Context
  • Community Engagement and Design Thinking Challenges
  • Thought Leader Session: Strategic Planning – Aligning Leadership Behind What is Most Important

New/Moved Sessions

  • Insanely Great Free Resources for College and Career Advancement – MOVED to 3:30 p.m. on Monday
  • Thought Leader Session: Continuous Improvement and Strategy Execution – ADDED at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday
  • Designing Resiliency for Students, Schools, and Communities – ADDED at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday
  • Thought Leader Session: In the Midst of Chaos – MOVED to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday
  • Thought Leader Session: Trauma-Informed Instructional Practices – MOVED to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday

How to Access Session Recordings

On the afternoon of Wednesday, January 27, following the TASA Midwinter Conference, all registrants will be sent an email from Vimeo (no-reply@vimeo.com) that says “Texas Assoc of School Admin shared a Showcase with you on Vimeo.”

That email includes a link to the online showcase of session recordings. It also includes (look for the red text) each registrant’s personalized password to access the video showcase.

Registrants may access the video showcase through February 26. Please note that videos will be uploaded as quickly as possible; however, all session recordings may not be available in the Showcase until February 5.

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