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  5. Select 2024 TCWSE Annual Conference.

Conference Agenda

Friday, January 26

2 - 6 p.m.
Conference Check-in & Registration
2 - 3 p.m.
Pre-Conference Meetings

Executive Board Meeting

3:15 - 5 p.m.
TCWSE Board Meeting

(Executive Board, Regional Representatives, and Past Presidents)

6 - 8 p.m.
Welcome Reception at the Austin Convention Center

Join us for icebreakers, games, light food and beverage, the opening of the silent auction, and more. 


Saturday, January 27

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Conference Registration
7 a.m.
Early Morning Health/Wellness Activity

Led by Dr. Maria Benzon

7:30 - 9 a.m.
7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
Newcomers Session

Led by Sonja Brown

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
Focus Sessions

Empower YOU & Empower the People We Serve: Come Fill Your Leaders
What She Said | Can You Hear Me Now?
Leading from a Courageous Mindset
Empowering Through Leadership: Unleashing Our Inner Barbie!
A Woman’s Work is Never Done! Leadership for Grit & Grace in the Workplace
Leadership: Get Your Priorities in Order!

9:45 - 11 a.m.
First General Session

Sponsor Recognition by Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez
Presidential Welcome by Dr. Lindsey Pollock
Recognition of Past Presidents & Dignitaries
Introduction of Executive Committee
Introduction of Conference Committee
Keynote Speaker Montserrat Garibay
Pat Shell Scholarship

Montserrat Garibay

Montserrat Garibay

Acting Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, U.S. Department of Education

11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Focus Sessions

Leading School Change with Grit and Grace
Establishing the Trail of Pearls for Women in Leadership
Micro Messages with Macro Impact
Discover the Powerful Trio: Grit, Grace, and Culturally Relevant Leadership!
Using the Enneagram to Help Leaders Navigate with Grace & Grit
Barbie-ness to Leader-ness: You’re next. Believe it. Envision it. Manifest it.

11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Superintendent’s Career Panel

Dr. Lupita Hinojosa, Spring ISD
Dr. A. Katrise Lee-Perera, Lancaster ISD
Dr. Megan Pape, Snook ISD
Dr. Angelica Ramsey, Fort Worth ISD
Dr. Michelle Rinehart, Alpine ISD

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Second General Session

Sponsor Recognition & Door Prizes
President’s Message by Dr. Lindsey Pollock
Introduction of Regional Representatives
Keynote Speaker Sereka Barlow
Margret Montgomery Leadership Award
Ann Halstead Scholarship

Sereka Barlow

Sereka Barlow

Chief Executive Officer, YWCA El Paso del Norte Region

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
Focus Sessions

CREE: The Importance of Support Systems for Campus Leaders
I am Not Your Superwoman!
Are You Open to Possibilities? Get Ready!!
Women in Educational Leadership & Work Satisfaction Through a Racial Lens
Get Your SALT Back! … with Grit, Grace, & Pearls!
The Power Within Me: What Type of Leader I Be?

1:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Female Superintendents’ Summit

Led by Dr. LaTonya Goffney, Aldine ISD Superintendent, and Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora, Tomball ISD Superintendent

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Vendor Visits
3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Focus Sessions

Pearls of Wisdom: Thriving with Grit and Grace in a Dynamic World
Laws for a Lady in Leadership
Even Superwoman Can’t Do It All- Exploring Superwoman Syndrome
Oh Leaders, Where Art Thou?
Say This, Not That!

4:30 p.m.
Regional Gatherings and Vendor Visits

Sunday, January 28

7 - 7:30 a.m.
Early Morning Health & Wellness Activity

Led by Dr. Maria Benzon

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Sunrise Service

Led by Tina Seaman

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.
8:45 - 10 a.m.
Third General Session

Keynote Speaker Jeni Neatherlin
Bravo Awards
Business Meeting/Passing of the Gavel

Jeni Neatherlin

Jeni Neatherlin

Superintendent, Granger ISD

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Mentor Panel & Mentor/Mentee Match

Led by Dr. Chandra Bloch

11:30 a.m.
Conference Concludes/Boxed Lunches Provided

Registration & Housing

Online Registration Closed; Register On-site January 26-27

Online registration for the 2024 TCWSE Annual Conference has closed. You may still register on-site on Level 4 of the Austin Convention Center January 26-27. See the registration hours above.

Book Housing

The TCWSE Annual Conference is held in conjunction with the TASA Midwinter Conference. Find housing information.

TCWSE Cancellation Policy

Per-individual cancellation fee for the 2024 TCWSE Conference is $50 ($25 for students). All requests must be have been submitted by 5 p.m. January 19, 2024. Requests are dated based on the electronic submission date of the online cancellation/substitution form. No hard-copy, faxed or emailed requests will be accepted. 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 on-site. Refunds will not be issued until after the TCWSE Conference (January 27-28, 2024). TCWSE reserves the right to cancel all or portions of an event if minimum registration targets are not met. If an event is canceled, 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

Countdown to the 2024 TCWSE Annual Conference!








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