Sunday, January 28, 7:30 a.m.–Noon
Budget Boot CampPresenters: Doug Karr and Omar Garcia, Consultants, TASA
TASA's Budget Boot Camp has long been considered a valuable asset to Texas school administrators working to lead schools challenged by a lack of adequate funding. Get the details on this Sunday morning event.
Sunday, January 28, 1:30–4:30 p.m.
Kickoff of Aspiring Superintendents AcademyPresenters: John D. Horn, former superintendent, Mesquite ISD, senior associate, Schlechty Center, and consultant, TASA, and Jenny Preston, former superintendent, and consultant, TASATASA's popular Aspiring Superintendents Academy, a learning opportunity for those who aspire to become superintendents, will kick off on Sunday afternoon this year! Learn more about this three-day academy.
Sunday, January 28, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Google Workshop: Leading a Culture of InnovationPresenters: Dan Stratford, School Transformation Specialist, Google, and Erin O’Briant, Innovation Expert, O’Briant GroupDan Stratford, School Transformation Specialist at Google, and Erin O'Briant, Innovation Expert and former Googler, will lead an interactive workshop on transforming school and district culture. You'll peek inside Google's culture to uncover some of the practices, routines, structures, and mindsets that foster innovation, risk-taking, and collaboration. You'll learn how school leaders are adapting some of these concepts in their own schools and get a first-hand taste of the process that teams of Googlers go through to innovate the next big idea. You’ll also walk away with ideas and resources to help you lead your own culture of innovation.This workshop is open to all Midwinter Conference registrants; no additional fee is required to attend. Seats are first-come, first-served.