Day 1, February 9, 2023

10:00am – 11:30am

Registration / Exhibit Hall Time

11:30am – 1:30pm


12:00pm – 1:30pm

General Session | We Understood the Assignment: Lessons Learned, with Dr. Georgeanne Warnock

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Exhibit Hall Time

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Breakout Session #1

Stop Talking, Start Doing: Agents of Change Move from Knowledge – Ames | Education Systems

Using Learning Circuits to Differentiate Instruction – Belfort | Education Systems
Taking Back the Classroom! How we minimized the distractions of cell phones and social media on campus! – Taylor | Education Systems
Triple Threat to Low Performance: Identify, Monitor, Track – Ballroom E | Education Systems
Sustainable Talent Management – Ballroom F | Education Systems

Minimum Prep, Maximum Thinking! Inquiry Based Science – Ballroom G | Education Systems

Statewide ESSA Title – Part A Capacity Building Initiative – Ballroom H | Shared Leadership
Your One-Stop-Shop for Free Autism Training and Resources – Ballroom J | Education Systems

A District’s Path to Hope, Well-being, and Engagement – Ballroom K | Culture

3:00pm – 3:10pm


3:10pm – 4:10pm

Breakout Session #2

Literacy in Secondary Classrooms – Ames | Education Systems

The Road to High Quality Instructional Materials – Belfort | Education Systems

Empowering Teachers to Lead School Redesign – Taylor | Shared Leadership
Getting Clear with Administrator Roles and Responsibilities – E | Shared Leadership
Addressing Teacher Shortages: Practical Ideas for the Pandemic – Ballroom F | Education Systems

Unleashing the Power of Best First Instruction – Ballroom G | Education Systems

Building Instructional Coaching Systems in Rural Districts – Ballroom H | Education Systems
Learning Happens Here: Outside of the Box – Ballroom J | Education Systems
CCMR Planning, Tracking, and Program Evaluation – Ballroom K | Education Systems
4:10pm – 4:25pm


4:25pm – 5:25pm

General Session | Tell Your Story, with Todd Nesloney

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Rural School Mix & Mingle (Lite Hors d’oeuvres provided)

Day 2, February 10, 2023

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast / Exhibit Hall Time

8:30am – 9:35am

General Session | 2023 Texas Education Poll: Strong Support, Clear Challenges, with Audrey Boklage & Lauren Cook
9:35am – 10:00am

Exhibit Hall Time

10:00am – 11:00am

Breakout Session #3

Teacher Incentive Allotment Rural Cohort Support – Ames | Education Systems
Strategic Staffing: How to be unconventional… – Belfort | Shared Leadership
Teacher Evaluation: A Culture of Calibration and Credibility – Taylor | Education Systems
Transformation Versus Change – Ballroom E | Education Systems

Fostering Teacher Collaboration & Growth During HQIM Adoption – Ballroom F | Education Systems

Adopting High-Quality Instructional Materials – Ballroom G | Education Systems
Educating Families for Student Success – Ballroom H | Shared Leadership
Eduphoria/DMAC: Maximizing Student Outcomes – Ballroom J | Education Systems
Rural Innovation through Regional Collaboration – Ballroom K | Education Systems
11:00am – 11:10am


11:10am – 12:10pm

Breakout Session #4

School Business Health Check-Up – Ames | Culture

TEA Update: Extra & Co-Curricular Accountability Project – Belfort | Education Systems
3 Systems to Get Out of the Office and Into the Classroom – Taylor | Education Systems
2022 Academic Accountability Update – Ballroom E | Education Systems
District and Campus Leadership Panel for Texas Instructional Leadership – Ballroom F | Education Systems
Building Sustainable Coaching Cultures – Ballroom G | Shared Leadership
Leading Teachers in Planning for What Matters the Most – Ballroom H | Education Systems
Listening to Rural Educators – Ballroom J | Shared Leadership
Rural Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Two Approaches – Ballroom K | Shared Leadership