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June 9-11, 2024 • Galveston, Texas

Pre-Conference Sessions

Take advantage of an exclusive
learning opportunity.

Take a deep dive into your topic of interest and enhance your expertise by adding a $39 pre-conference session to your registration. Perfect for educators wanting a more in-depth exploration, pre-conference sessions provide a three-hour, interactive experience on Sunday, June 9, from 1-4:00 p.m. Take a look at the options!

Tech Up the Math in Elementary School

Discover how to leverage technology to amplify students’ learning experiences in mathematics! Learn how technology tools can support students’ needs in math by helping them better visualize math concepts, share their mathematical ideas, and improve math discourse. Explore several programs that support these goals from both the student and teacher perspectives. Gather existing resources and then make and take your own resources for further implementation.

Debra Tannenbaum School-Based Technology Specialist

Digital and Evidence-Based Strategies to Enhance PreK-5 Literacy

Dive into comprehensive professional learning that will empower you as a PreK-5 educator with advanced instructional strategies! Foster literacy and accelerate academic growth across content areas by harnessing the power of evidence-based literacy strategies, digital tools for outlining and summarizing, and concept mapping to transform your teaching approach.

Miguel Guhlin TCEA Director of Professional Development

Be Excellent, Not a Perfectionist: The Importance of Mindfulness

From mindfulness apps to self-care practices, explore techniques to combat stress, boost focus, and cultivate resilience. Learn tools to use in the classroom and in the real world to self-regulate, ease anxiety, prevent burnout, and cultivate a sense of calm. Nurture well-being, enhance teaching effectiveness, and prioritize your self-care to thrive as an educator and live a fulfilling life of service for the benefit of your students or staff!

Destiny Wagner and Kristofer Thurston EdTech Nerds

A Hands-On AI Experience for Educators

Discover the rapidly changing world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and all that it offers, from the good to the bad. Bring your own device and experience some of the most powerful AI tools available for both personal and professional use. Learn how to embrace AI to free your time and focus on higher-order tasks. Then, join in a discussion with your peers about how these tools might have value for your organization in the short, medium, and long term.

Lori Gracey Executive Director of TCEA