Nothing is more important to you as a charter school leader than the safety of your students and staff. That’s why Texas Charter Schools Conference is featuring a comprehensive Safety and Security seminar. Here are some of the offerings from national and state experts that will provide important tools to help keep your schools […]
Your elected advocacy committee has been hard at work shaping the legislative agenda for the upcoming state session – now just six months away! We’ve had a strong response to the issue survey and thank the school leaders that took the time to complete it. The upcoming August 2nd member council is a critical […]
Conference speakers and session content for the 2018 TCSA Charter Schools Conference have been finalized and will be available soon for you to view on our conference webpage and the conference app. The 2018 TCSA conference will convene national and state charter school innovators, reformers, and leaders to the Houston Marriott Marquis on […]
One word keeps popping up when reflecting on my first National Charter Schools Conference, which was held earlier this month in Austin: overwhelming.
With more than 4,700 attendees from across the country and more than 125 breakout sessions, it’s rather a lot for one person to take in, especially someone who has only worked in […]
The 2018 National Charter Schools Conference is less than three weeks away! There’s still time to register for the conference, which will be held here in Austin June 17-20. See keynote speaker Dr. Bernard Harris, CEO of the National Math & Science Initiative and a former astronaut, who is leading the initiative’s efforts to […]
We are excited to announce that we received 197 proposals for breakout sessions for the 2018 TCSA Conference October 24-26 in Houston! Our conference committee is busy evaluating all of the proposals and will meet in Houston on June 7th to begin to finalize selections. Thanks to Eddie Conger, Superintendent of International Leadership Texas, […]
The Call for Proposals to present a professional development session at the 2018 TCSA Conference is open now through May 15th. Whether you are a CEO or CFO, involved in curriculum and instruction, operations, personnel management, communications, school safety, or a host of other areas, there is a conference training category that will […]
The Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) named Dr. Soner Tarim the Leader of the Year and Ms. Brooke Lucero the Teacher of the Year at the 2017 Texas Charter Schools Conference last week. TCSA’s Chris Busse presented the awards to Dr. Tarim and Ms. Lucero at a luncheon with Education Commissioner Mike Morath, and […]
Last week, the Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) held its largest conference to date with more than 1,600 attendees gathered from across the state. Conference attendees included public charter school administrators, principals, superintendents, teachers, and board members. More than 100 training sessions were offered during this three-day training event at the Gaylord Texan in […]
TCSA is excited to announce this year’s Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Texas Charter Schools Conference: Dr. Christopher Emdin.
Dr. Emdin is an Associate Professor of Science Education and Director of Science Education in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He also serves as Associate Director of the Institute […]