Conference

2018 TCSA Annual Conference - Austin, Texas

Thursday, August 2nd


9:00 AM - TCSA Executive Meeting & Breakfast

- Parlor & Chapel
- Hosted by Harding University

11:00 AM - Registration

Family Life Center

11:30 AM - Lunch & Welcome

- Jay Burcham, President, BCS
- Mike White, Head of School, WCS
- Family Life Center

12:45 PM - Presentation by Homeland Security

Center for Science and Arts

2:00 PM - Breakout Session 1

Lower Elementary Teachers
- A129/130
Upper Elementary Teachers
- B116 & 117
Middle School Teachers
- Building C Downstairs
High School Teachers
- Band F104, Choir F100, F118

3:00 PM - Break

3:30 PM - Breakout Session 2

Social Media and Cyberbullying
- Rhonda Bruce; MCS
- Chapel
CLT—Testing Options—Achievement and Alternatives for the SAT/ACT/PSAT
- Brittany Higdon
- B117
Determining Your School’s Value Proposition
- Dr. Chris King, President; DCS
- F118
Educating the Whole Child: Creating Greater Opportunities for Learning through Social-Emotional Support
- Jackie Román; WCS
- Choir Room, F-104
Collaborative Teaming that Leads to Improved Student Academic and Behavioral Results
- Carol Johnson, Mel Witcher, Carrie Hunter; BCS
- Band Hall, F-100
Reaching Outlier Students
- Lyndsay Steffek; ACS
- B116
Teacher Technology in the Elementary Classroom
- Sarah Romain; WCS
- A129/130

6:00 PM - Dinner

Kirk Wade, President of TCSA
Eddie Lee Excellence in Teaching
Worship
- Westover Hills Church of Christ

Keynote
- Brad McCoy

Friday, August 3rd


8:30 AM - General Session

Worship
- Westover Hills Church of Christ

Keynote Speaker
- Brad McCoy

9:45 AM - Breakout Session 3

TCSIT Competition Meeting
- Gracie Greer; WCS
- B116
Biblical Worldview Integration of Curriculum
- Jared Lee, President; MCS
- Chapel
Collaborative Learning Ideas
- Casey Burton; WCS
- A129/130
Growth Mindset in the Classroom
- Augusta Guthrie; WCS
- Choir Room, F-104
Engaging Students Spiritually
- Veronica Dillard; WCS
- Band Hall, F-100
Teachers as Brain Changers
- Jennifer Webb; DCS
- F-118
Writing into Social Studies
- Russell Larson; BCS
- C-107

11:00 AM - Breakout Session 4

Elementary Academic Meet
- Amanda Archer; WCS
- B116
Engaging Students in STEM
- Kelsey Edwards; MCS
- F118
What Does College Prep Really Mean?
- Dr. Chris King, President; DCS
- Chapel
KISS—Keep It Simple, Silly!
- Jennifer Webb; DCS
- Choir Room, F-104
Clear and Consistent: Defining What Student Achievement Looks Like Using Proficiency Scales
- Mara Ashley, Tere Hager; BCS
- A129/130
Fundraising
- Sid Walker
- Band Hall, F-100