Included with conference registration:

Author Signings: Jimmy Wayne, Michael Bonner, Tara Brown, Ruby Payne, Donalyn Miller and Todd Nesloney

Awards Reception (included with conference registration): Wear your jeans and jewels and celebrate awesome Texas school leaders. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. Live music by Jimmy Wayne!

Books & Bordeaux: Learn how book talks can improve student literacy on your campus (and enjoy a glass of wine too)! Sponsored by Scholastic.

Coffee Chat: Jumpstart your morning with coffee and casual conversations with innovative principals.
Hosts: Christal Calhoun, Malakoff ISD, 2019 NAESP National Distinguished Principal for Texas; Nancy Tovar, El Paso ISD; and Christine Bedre, Westwood ISD

Exhibit Hall: Explore educational products and services, load up on summer reads in the Scholastic Bookstore, and play the Passports to Prizes game.

#fitleaders: Striving for more balance in your life? Walk and talk or run and reflect while connecting with leaders who have learned to prioritize exercise into their daily routines. ALL fitness levels welcome! Hosts: Manuel Gonzales, Frisco ISD; Brian Hill, Austin ISD; and Kas Nelson, NAESP Zone 8 Director

Leaders Lounge: Take a brain break and charge your phone in the Leaders Lounge. Bring a friend for games and souvenir photos at the TEPSA photo booth.

Legislative Update: The actions of the 86th Legislative Session were historic in nature. Learn how the reforms of the school finance for Texas Public Schools and other legislative moves will impact you this coming year.

Rookies & Cookies: First time at Summer Conference? Want to get more involved with TEPSA? If you answered YES, join TEPSA Deputy Executive Director Mark Terry at Rookies and Cookies. Enjoy a cookie, visit with veteran principals, and meet some new friends.

Separate fee applies.

  • Golf Tournament
  • Master Classes
  • Connected Principals Breakfast ($25/person): Grow your network and learn from top Texas principals, Thursday 8-9am.

The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PreK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million PreK-8 school children.

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