Accountability Forum Seminar at Midwinter

  • Policy Changes Practice

    Provided twice yearly at no registration cost to current TASA Accountability Forum subscribers, TASA Accountability Forum seminars feature invited speakers who provide valuable information related to the Texas public school accountability system. The upcoming seminar will held in Austin immediately following the 2019 TASA Midwinter Conference to provide participants with updates on state, local, and federal accountability issues.

    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 Texas Legislature when it convenes January 8, 2019.

    Participants will receive helpful resources and materials to take home, and have opportunities to network with their colleagues from across the state.

    Wednesday, January 30 (immediately following the TASA Midwinter Conference)
    11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (boxed lunch included)

    Ballroom E, Austin Convention Center

    11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
    Welcome and Introductions by TASA Executive Director Kevin Brown

    11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Presentation by Moak, Casey & Associates

    12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Texas Education Agency Panel & Presentations

    TEA Opening Remarks and Introductions
    Jeff Cottrill, Deputy Commissioner Standards and Engagement

    TEA State and Federal Accountability Update
    Jamie Crowe, Executive Director, Performance Division
    TEA Assessment Update
    Tyson Kane, Executive Director, Assessment
    TEA Local Accountability Update
    Michele Stahl, Director, Local Accountability

    2:30 p.m.
    Closing Remarks by Moak, Casey & Associates


  • Online registration closed January 11, but you may register for this event on-site.

    Registration Fee (includes lunch and seminar materials): Districts with a 2018-19 subscription to the TASA Accountability Forum may bring up to three (3) attendees at no cost. Additional attendees from 2018-19 subscribing districts pay just $75.* We ask that you register all individuals attending from your district—even if they are complimentary—so that we will have an accurate count for lunch and materials.

    NOTE: This seminar is available ONLY to districts that subscribe to the TASA Accountability Forum. A district subscription to the TASA Accountability Forum must be added — online via the TASA Member Services Center — to the TASA membership account of a district-level/central office administrator.

    Review TASA's cancellation policy.