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TASPA 2020 Summer Conference Schedule


Wednesday July 15

 1:00pm - 5:00pm  Virtual Summer Law Conference

Thursday July 16
 8:00am - 8:30am  Check in and Networking in Virtual Platform
 8:30am - 9:55am

 First General Session

 Speaker: Eric Papp
 Managing Multiple Priorities

 9:55am - 10:05am  Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall / Networking
 10:05am - 11:00am

 Topic Sessions I

  • Return to Work
  • Addressing Allegations of Employment "Discrimination": Know Your Obligation
  • Vendor Session: What do we do now? iteachTEXAS
  • Networking Session: Virtual Learning:  Issues Encountered with Staff and Students
  • Being Black in America: How HR leaders can break the silence and have conversations about race
  • Healthcare 2.0, Healthcare Trends that can work for your organization!
 11:00am - 11:10am  Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall / Networking
 11:10am - 12:05am

 Topic Sessions II

  • HR Lessons Learned:  Things I Never Knew Before I Worked in HR
  • Social Distance Learning:  Applying Lessons Learned from Covid-19
  • Vendor Session: PowerSchool
  • Networking Session: Pay / Leave Issues
  • Vendor Session: Frontline
  • Virtual Job Fairs
 12:05am - 12:10pm  Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall / Networking
 12:10pm - 12:40pm  Virtual District Meetings
 12:40pm - 1:30pm   Break for Lunch
 1:30pm - 2:25pm

 Topic Sessions III

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC" and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Leave Administration Tools
  • Allegations of Employee Misconduct with Students:  Is Your District Prepared?
  • Networking Session: Recruiting/Staffing Issues
  • Vendor Session: Virtual Recruiting and Hiring: What worked and what didn't?
  • Dealing With Closures, Return to Work & Remote Work Challenges
  • The Teacher Shortage and Vision Planning for the Future during COVID19
 2:25pm - 2:35pm  Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall / Networking
 2:35pm - 3:50pm  Second General Session: Marilyn Cook - TEA Certification Update
 3:50pm - 4:00pm  Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall / Networking
 4:00pm - 5:00pm  Virtual Happy Hour Networking Session with TASPA Board

Friday July 17
 8:45am - 9:40am

 Topic Sessions IV

  • Successfully Saying Goodbye to the At-Will Employee
  • Saving Educators Jobs in Our New Economy By Reducing Your Healthcare Costs
  • Strategies for Preventing Sexual Harassment and Title IX Updates
  • Networking Session: Return to Work Issues / Concerns
  • Cultivating Educator Effectiveness Using Student Growth Measures:  A Look at HB3 Teacher Incentive Allotments
 9:40am - 9:50am  Break / Visit Virtual Exhibitor Hall / Networking
 9:50am - 11:30am

 Third General Session:

 Grace Wu - TEA Teacher Incentive Allotment Update

 11:30am - 11:45am  Conference Closing

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