Location and Travel

The annual Elementary Technology Conference is held at the beautiful, beachside Galveston Island Convention Center. While you are in Galveston, you’ll want to enjoy some of the many local attractions. Soak up some sun at the beach or consider some more adventurous water sports. If you love architecture and old homes, historic Galveston’s beautiful Bishop’s PalaceMoody Mansion, and other historic sites are not to be missed. Splash around at Schlitterbahn, a favorite Texas water park. Explore the amazing options at Moody Gardens. You can meet penguins and more at the Aquarium Pyramid. Have close encounters with free-roaming monkeys and macaws at the Rainforest Pyramid. Visit the Discovery Museum, 3D and 4D theaters, or take a paddlewheel boat cruise.