Summer Conference on Education

House Bill 5:  Launching the Next Generation of Opportunities for Texas Students

This year's conference theme focuses on creating opportunities and flexibility for all students through the successful implementation of House Bill 5. The conference will offer innovative ideas, strategies, resources, and networking in an effort to foster student-centered schools and future-ready students. Participants will receive the most up-to-date and comprehensive information about:
  • Implementation of HB 5 Graduation Requirements and Endorsements
  • College and Career Readiness
  • TASA on iTunes U digital resource collections to address HB 5 college readiness requirements in English language arts and math, plus expanded resources for middle and high school courses
  • HB 5 Community & Student Engagement Efforts
  • TASA's Initiative to Transform Learning through digital integration, high-priority learning standards, and community based accountability systems

Related Meetings

Monday, July 14
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. — Fort Bend ISD Plaintiff's Group Luncheon, Concho Room
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. — Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Luncheon, Frio Room

Housing Details

Rooms have been blocked at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Room reservations should be made soon, as rooms tend to go quickly! Reservations must be guaranteed with a deposit or credit card. Reserve your room online. The hotel reservation deadline is Friday, June 20, 2014.

Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Blvd.
$169 Single/$179 Double

Check-in: Saturday, July 12, 2014
Check-out: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Special rate available until: Friday, June 20, 2014

Conference Program

Summer Conference on Education

Registration Details

Registration is now closed!  Please register On-site

On-Site and Late Registration: (after July 3, 2014) (spouse is complimentary, unless otherwise noted)

  • $225 for Regular Registrant
  • $50 for Student Registrant

So They Say …

"The best educators know that for students to achieve meaningful, lasting success in the classroom and beyond, they must be emotionally engaged in the educational experience. This means educators must focus on students' hope, engagement, and wellbeing." —the predictors Gallup has discovered matter the most.

"Measuring and moving the needle on these outcomes transform educational institutions into places where students, and educators, thrive."