Pre-Conference Workshops

Sunday, June 11 | 2 – 5 p.m.

Beat the crowd, start summer early, and get exclusive info in these hands-on workshops just for pre-conference attendees.

Add a pre-con workshop during the registration process for only $39. What a steal, right?

When you register, you’ll see a list of all the pre-conference workshop options. Pick one you would like attend, and complete your ETC registration! 

But hurry, seats are filling up fast. Snag yours before they sell out!

2023 Pre-Conference Workshops: Sunday, June 11 | 2 – 5 p.m.

Put the TEAM in STEAM (Grades K-2)
Jeannine Freeman, TCEA

Get ready to jump-start your STEAM stations, ignite your students’ curiosity, and boost teamwork! Explore practical and easy-to-implement ways to bring STEAM concepts to life through station activities like building challenges, creating something new to solve a problem, and more. Leave with a wealth of resources, ideas, and inspiration, and be sure to bring your charged device for sharing and creating activities and resources together!

Applying the Latest Research to Improve Instructional Coaching (All Grade Levels)
Lori Gracey, TCEA

Discover what the latest research says about the most effective ways to coach adults to be their best selves. Learn and practice using the Knight Impact Cycle for instructional coaching in an interactive environment and leave with lots of forms and checklists to use with your teachers.

Teach in Style: Elevate Your Materials with Canva (All Grade Levels)
Dr. Bruce Ellis, TCEA

Unleash your creativity and add some pizazz to your teaching materials with Canva! From stunning classroom templates to eye-catching newsletters, you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish with just a few clicks. You’ll walk away with newfound skills and several finished products ready to impress your students and colleagues. Grab your laptop, make sure it’s charged, and let’s go on an exciting and productive Canva journey!

How STAAR Librarians Support Teachers and Students (Grades 3 and Up)
Alejandra Isais and Heather Hornor

Librarians, how can you use state STAAR data, STAAR 2.0 instructional strategies, and content TEKS in the library? Learn how two librarian leaders use library instruction and collaboration to support student achievement and teachers! Let’s dig into the tools, brainstorm, and collaborate to develop your plan for being an integral part of reaching campus and district 2023-2024 student academic goals.

Get in on the summer fun!