• The TASA Midwinter Conference has become the most popular conference of the year for Texas school leaders because it provides such a valuable opportunity to come together to discuss and share innovative practices, network with peers, address the administrative issues administrators face every day, and gain fresh insights.


Future Dates

  • Mark your calendar for future TASA Midwinter Conferences! The conference's permanent home is the Austin Convention Center.
Year Dates
2019 January 27-30
2020 January 26-29
2021 January 24-27
2022 January 30-February 2
2023 January 29-February 1


  • Accountability Forum Seminar to Follow Midwinter
    The TASA Accountability Forum will meet Wednesday, January 30, in the Austin Convention Center after the TASA Midwinter Conference. Key TEA staff have been invited to provide updates, and experts at Moak, Casey & Associates will provide reports and data on the assessment and accountability systems and discuss the issues they anticipate will be before the 2019 Texas Legislature. Learn more.

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  • Keynote Speaker Lineup Announced
    Headlining the 2019 TASA Midwinter Conference will be Sean Covey, president of FranklinCovey Education; Jaime Casap, chief education evangelist at Google; and Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath. Learn more.

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  • "Inspiring Leaders" to be Theme of 2019 Midwinter Conference
    TASA's "Inspiring Leaders" tagline is not just a reminder of our organization's commitment to leadership development; it also describes our members themselves — school leaders who inspire others as they work to prepare future-ready students. So "Inspiring Leaders" seemed the perfect theme for the 2019 Midwinter Conference, where school leaders will come together from around the state to learn from the experts — in many cases each other — in an effort to become better leaders. Join us for the opportunity to network with colleagues, share ideas, discuss strategies, and collaborate at the premier conference for Texas school leaders.

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  • Preconference Sessions Offered at Midwinter
    When registering online in the TASA Member Services Center for the Midwinter Conference, please sign up for any optional preconference sessions you would like to attend. Three sessions are offered free of charge (with Midwinter registration) on the afternoon of Sunday, January 27:

    • Tomlinson Leadership Institute: Leadership Toolbox for Transformative Education
    • Preparing Students for a Mobile Workforce
    • Google for Education Design Thinking Workshop with O'Briant Group

    Budget Boot Camp is also available for a separate fee on the morning of Sunday, January 27, and the TASA Aspiring Superintendents Academy will kick off that afternoon. Learn more about these preconference options.

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  • Budget Boot Camp to be Offered at Midwinter
    At TASA’s Budget Boot Camp, to be held 7:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, January 27, prior to the Midwinter Conference, school finance expert and TASA consultant Doug Karr will give administrators the opportunity to: complete and/or update the latest release of the state funding template under guided instruction; project state and local revenue for the previous, current, and future school years for current and future planning purposes; monitor the under/overpayment of Foundation School Fund state aid for the current school year; and ask questions and dialogue about other school-finance related items. Register by January 11!

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  • Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy at Midwinter Offers Learning Opportunity for Future Superintendents
    TASA's popular Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy for those who aspire to become superintendents will be offered during the Midwinter Conference. The academy offers more than eight hours of professional learning in preparation for the superintendency. To register, select the optional Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy when registering for the TASA Midwinter Conference or register on-site. Cost is $125 (in addition to the conference registration fee).

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  • Housing and Online Registration for 2019 Midwinter Conference Open
    Housing and registration for the 2019 Midwinter Conference open October 9 at 9 a.m. Find housing and registration information.

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  • Call for Concurrent Session Proposals Closed
    The call for proposals for 2019 Midwinter Conference concurrent session proposals closed October 9, 2018. Those who submitted proposals will receive email notifications on the acceptance or non-acceptance of their proposals no sooner than early November.

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  • 2019 Midwinter Conference Exhibitor Registration Open
    The online exhibit space request form is available in the TASA Member Services Center to organizations interested in exhibiting products or services at the next TASA Midwinter Conference, to be held in Austin January 28-31, 2018. Find out how to request exhibit space.

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  • Follow #TASA19 on Twitter
    Follow along on Twitter as we gear up for the 2019 TASA Midwinter Conference using the hashtag #TASA19. Exhibiting? Tweet about it using #TASA19. 

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2019 Exhibitor Registration

  • The online exhibit space request form is available in the TASA Member Services Center for organizations interested in exhibiting products or services at the 2019 TASA Midwinter Conference, to be held in Austin January 27-30, 2019. Find out how to request booth space.


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2018 Conference Program