2019 TCWSE Annual Conference

The 2019 TCWSE Annual Conference was held January 26-27, 2019, at the Austin Hilton Hotel.

President’s Circle Sponsors

Colleen Hess-Dunn
VP of Instructional Technology

Christina Winters

Platinum Sponsors

Donna Range
Director, Client & Public Relations

VLK Architects, Inc.
Dalane Bouillion
Principal | Educational Planner

Gold Sponsors

Rebecca Augustin
Regional Manager

Learning Keys Partners, Inc.
Tammy McKee

Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, LLP
Staci Killingsworth

Monica LeRoy
Strategic Account Executive

Mike Reese
Vice President, Business Development

Sylvia Cancino

Silver Sponsors

First Financial Capital Corp.
Kevin McCarthy
Account Development Specialist

Learning A-Z
Lizzie Jarzombek
Regional Director

Solution Tree
Shannon Benson
SE Regional Director of Sales

Lizzy Asbury
Chief Executive Officer

Wisdom Wealth Management
Jacob Anderson
Financial Planner

Conference Agenda – Saturday, January 26

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
7:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
Newcomer Session

A quick overview of TCWSE and its history for new members. Attendees learn how TCWSE can help members get the most out of their careers.

8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
First General Session — Karla Moyer
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Team/Morale Builders
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Focus Session #1

Our focus sessions cover a wide spectrum of topics designed to enhance your leadership and administrative skills as well as sharpen your perspective on your own personal growth.

11 a.m. - Noon
Focus Session #2 — Career Panels

This special set of sessions focuses on different aspects of the superintendency, central office administration, the principalship, and leadership opportunities beyond the ISD.

Noon - 2 p.m.
Celebration Luncheon — Lisa Meysembourg

This luncheon is definitely a highlight of the conference. We celebrate the wonderful women who give their all to the schoolchildren of Texas. It’s also a special time to recognize members who have made a difference to TCWSE and to public education in Texas.

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Focus Session #3

Our focus sessions cover a wide spectrum of topics designed to enhance your leadership and administrative skills as well as sharpen your perspective on your own personal growth.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Focus Session #4

Our focus sessions cover a wide spectrum of topics designed to enhance your leadership and administrative skills as well as sharpen your perspective on your own personal growth.

4:30 - 6 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Sure we offer delicious hors d’oeuvres and refreshing beverages, but more important, this is a wonderful opportunity to connect with other women administrators, practice your networking skills, and share your reflections on the conference — a perfect segue to dinner with friends or colleagues!

Sunday, January 27

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8 - 8:15 a.m.
Greetings from TASA President
8:15 - 8:40 a.m.
President’s Address and Installation of 2019 Officers
8:45 - 9 a.m.
Team/Morale Builders
9 - 10 a.m.
Mentoring with Master Specialists

Join us for a dynamic opportunity to network with educators who have been leaders in a variety of positions in education. Sit at a table with selected mentors from across the state and engage in a conversation designed to help you continue to grow as a leader.

10 - 11 a.m.
Closing Session/Door Prizes — Kim Huseman

2019 Conference Program


Register for the TCWSE Annual Conference online in TASA’s Member Services Center. You will need to log in if you already have an account or create an account. Once logged in, select the Events tab and select TCWSE 2019 Conference under Active Conferences / Workshops / Academies.

Please note that there is no joint registration fee for the TCWSE Annual Conference and the TASA Midwinter Conference. These are two separate events and need to be registered for separately.

Questions about registering? Please contact Debbie O’Donnell at TASA: 512.477.6361 or 800.725.TASA (8272).

TCWSE Cancellation Policy

Per-individual cancellation fee for the 2019 TCWSE Conference is $50 ($25 for students). All requests must be submitted through the 2019 TCWSE Conference Cancellation / Substitution Request Form. Requests are dated based on the electronic submission date of the form. No hard-copy, faxed, or emailed requests will be accepted. The cancellation deadline for this event is: Friday, January 11, 2019. After this date, there will be no refund of registration fees and no-shows will be billed in full with no refund issued; however, substitutions may be made through the online cancellation/substitution form or onsite. Refunds will not be issued until after the TCWSE Conference (January 26-27, 2019). TCWSE reserves the right to cancel all or portions of an event if minimum registration targets are not met. If an event is cancelled, registrants will be notified seven (7) working days prior to the workshop/conference and a full refund will be issued. TCWSE recommends that you do not purchase nonrefundable airline tickets or make nonrefundable hotel reservations. If you choose to do so, you are responsible for all terms and restrictions. Taxpayer identification number: 74-1540525

2019 Conference Housing & Registration

Housing reservations are coordinated through TASA’s Midwinter Conference housing system with the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau. TCWSE Conference attendees have a special housing link for the Hilton Austin Hotel that includes the nights of Friday, January 25, and Saturday, January 26, as well as the nights of January 27-29 for those staying for TASA’s Midwinter Conference. If you prefer to stay at a different hotel, options and details can be found on TASA’s Midwinter Conference housing page beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Use the TASA Midwinter Housing link for other hotels. NOTE: The TCWSE Hilton Austin Hotel Housing Link is ONLY for registrants of the TCWSE Conference. Do not share the link with non-registrants. The housing list will be reviewed periodically, and individuals appearing on the list who have not registered for the TCWSE conference will be removed from the block.

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