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2019 UT/TASA Summer Conference on Education

  • Developing the Whole Leader
    Sponsored by TASA and The University of Texas at Austin's
    College of Education

    June 23-25, 2019 | Hyatt Regency Austin

    The focus of this year's summer conference will be on developing the whole leader with emphasis on:

    • Legislative Advocacy - Sunday afternoon kicks off with an update from TASA's Governmental Relations team that covers all the key education outcomes of the 86th Texas legislative session. 

    • Personal Wellness - Monday highlights leadership practices that transform student experiences; attendees will go on a deep dive connecting personal wellness to system-wide leadership. Wellness guru Todd Witthorne will keynote.

    • Professional Ethics - Tuesday closes the conference with professional ethics messages that go beyond compliance and hit at the heart of district culture. You'll hear from professional ethics researcher Troy Hutchings and school law expert Jim Walsh.

    • Transformational Leadership - Participants will also engage in conversations with thought leaders on community-based accountability systems and transformational leadership culture, and learn best practices showcased by districts from across the state developing all aspects of district leadership. 

    Conference Agenda

    Keynote Speakers

    Concurrent Sessions

Housing Reservations

  • Hyatt Regency Austin
    The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Austin on Barton Springs Road in downtown Austin again this year.
    Get the group rate on your hotel room for the conference by booking online here by May 31.
  • Register

    Use the button above to log into TASA's Member Services Center and register for this event.


  • TASA Member: $235

    Non-member: $275

    TASA Student Member: $95 (limited to individuals who hold a TASA Student Membership)

    Registration for the TALAS Preconference (more info to come!) requires an additional registration fee of $75 (member) or $150 (non-member), and $50 for Protege or Affiliate.


  • Per-individual cancellation fees for the 2019 UT/TASA Summer Conference on Education are: $50 for the main conference, $25 for the TALAS preconference. All  requests must be submitted through TASA's online cancellation/substitution form. Requests are dated based on the electronic submission date of the form. No hard-copy, faxed, or emailed requests will be accepted.

    The cancellation deadline for this event is: Friday, June 14, 2019. After this date, there will be no refund of registration fees and no-shows will be billed in full with no refund issued; however, substitutions may be made through the online cancellation / substitution form or onsite. Refunds will not be issued until after the conference.