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Call for Session Proposals

The 2020 Texas Assessment Conference/TACTP Conference will be conducted virtually November 16-17, 2020. The call for proposals is open through September 25.

Requirements

Proposed session description must be brief and include target audience and specific focus. All presenters and co-presenters must register for the 2020 Texas Assessment Conference and pay the registration fee.

Topics to Consider

  • assessment practices
  • standardized testing information
  • assessment issues for special populations
  • data/research, logistics/security
  • use of technology in assessment
  • best practices at campus or district level
  • strategies for new vs. veteran assessment professionals
  • use of assessments in determining college readiness
  • curriculum as related to assessment

Exhibitor Proposals

To be considered for a vendor/exhibitor presentation, you must co-present with someone from a school campus, district, or college/university. Product demonstration proposals will not be accepted.

Concurrent sessions are 60 minutes in length.

Completing the Application

Applications to present sessions at the Texas Assessment Conference must be submitted via TASA’s Member Services Center (MSC). If you do not have an online MSC account, you must create one to proceed.

Once logged in to the MSC:

  1. Click the Events tab.
  2. Scroll down to the Session Application section.
  3. Select Texas Assessment Conference.

You must complete the online form for your presentation to be considered. Faxed/mailed applications will be discarded. No exceptions!

Submitting a Proposal for a Colleague

You may complete an application for yourself or on behalf of someone else in your district/organization. You will be given the option to select a main presenter and/or co-presenters from a list of your district’s contacts, or add individuals outside of your district/organization.

If you select individuals from your district/organization contact list, their information will be prepopulated into the appropriate fields.

 

Before You Begin

You will need the following information to complete the application. Please review the list carefully and collect all relevant information prior to starting the application.

If you start the application but close the browser in the middle of it, you will have to start over from the beginning.

Main Presenter

Before beginning the application, gather the following information for the main presenter (the person who will receive ALL communication related to this application, including the scheduling of the session, should the proposal be accepted):

  • first and last name
  • title (may be edited by conference staff for program space purposes)
  • district, company, or organization
  • county-district number (if applicable)
  • Education Service Center region
  • district size
  • city, state, zip
  • phone (include area code)
  • email address (required so that communication related to the session proposal can be sent to the main presenter)

Co-presenter(s)

Before beginning the application, gather the following information for any  co-presenter(s):

  • first and last name
  • title (may be edited by conference staff for program space purposes)
  • district, company, or organization
  • county-district number (if applicable)
  • Education Service Center region
  • district size
  • city, state, zip
  • phone (include area code)
  • email address

 

Ready to Submit Your Session Proposal?

Once logged in, follow the steps under “Completing the Application” above.

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