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We’re looking for dynamic leaders to present sessions on the following topics:

  • Innovative practices
  • Effective strategies for ELLs and special populations
  • Middle level focus (grades 4-8)
  • Formative assessment practices and STAAR
  • Best practices for beginning administrators
  • T-TESS and T-PESS

Notification of selection will be emailed to the main contact by March 30.

Contact Belinda with questions or problems at 512-478-5268.

 

 

We want to meet the needs of all attendees through a variety of session formats. Please be creative when determining the way your session could be presented. Options include:

  • Hands On Tech Session (Attendees utilize their devices to learn along with you)
  • TEPSA Talk (TED talk style 30 minute session with powerful and thought provoking ideas)
  • Facilitated or Panel Discussion (Hosted by subject matter expert on focused topic)
  • Student Led (Bring students from campus to share ideas and lead the learning)
  • 1 Hour Learning Presentation (Traditional 60 minute breakout session format)
  • Other (Please describe)








Write an accurate and active description of the learning for your session (2-3 sentences). 500 characters max. Be creative! Use active language such as: Discover...Explore...Learn...
Please do not use phrases like "In this session..." or "Participants will..."
Refrain from using unnecessary punctuation and excessive quotation marks. Session information may be edited due to space constraints, format, grammar and clarity.
500 of 500 characters remaining







Note: One lavaliere microphone (as needed based on room size), screen and projector with power strip/extension cord are provided in each room. TEPSA does not provide a laptop, multiple microphones or speakers/house sound. These may be added at the presenter's expense and must be reserved in advance. While internet access is provided, please be prepared to present your session without internet access in the event of a technical problem at the hotel. If using Prezi, Google Slides, Canva or another cloud based presentation, be sure to save a local copy on your computer in the event the internet is not available.








 

The Renaissance fills extremely fast so TEPSA has reserved a block of rooms for presenters. Each selected session will qualify for 1 reservation in the speaker room block. Speakers will be responsible for making their own reservations. Once session selection is complete in late March, presenters will be given a reservation link and a code to use to gain access to this block of rooms. TEPSA will no longer make room reservations for presenters. If you have any questions you may contact Joni Carlson at 800-252-3621.

TEPSA room rates: $219 single, $239 double, $249 triple, $259 quad


By submitting this proposal, the speaker affirms for TEPSA his/her understanding of the agreement to the following release statements.
I affirm that I have not submitted any material in my presentation or handout which contains any personally identifiable information with respect to any K-12 or college student which is prohibited by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) [20 U.S.C. Section 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99], the Texas Public Information Act [Tex. Gov't Code Chapter 552], or any other confidentiality law.


I affirm that the material in the presentation and handout is original and not copyrighted by another person or entity; or alternatively, that I have secured permission or otherwise have the right to use copyrighted material in my presentation and handout.


I agree to allow TEPSA to store, reproduce, and publish my presentation and handout in any medium, including but not limited to, conference notebooks, TEPSA publications, TEPSA website, electronic storage media [such as hard drives, flash drives, disks or other storage devices] for sharing, viewing, and observation by, between and among TEPSA members and or other audiences with whom TEPSA engages. I understand that I retain the copyright to my presentation and handout, but I have granted TEPSA the right to use this copyrighted material.


I agree to allow TEPSA to audio record my presentation for sharing, viewing, and observation by, between and among TEPSA members and or other audiences with whom TEPSA engages. Recorded sessions will be included in the Live Learning Center available to participants after the conference.


Contact TEPSA

501 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701
512-478-5268
800-252-3621
Fax: 512-478-1502

 
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