There’s nothing like a face-to-face meeting to recharge your batteries, fuel your creativity, and renew your sense of mission. TCASE is the leading provider of must-attend events when you’re seeking to gain new knowledge, expand your professional network, and strengthen your connection to the Texas special education community.
While our conventions have become the premiere place to get the latest updates, imperative networking and leading strategies, we also have an array of smaller, topic-focused events to hone your knowledge and skills on particular topics.
Great Ideas Annual Convention
This is the place for Texas special education leaders to gather to imagine the future and share the big ideas that will propel schools and students forward. This is our biggest event of the year, with hundreds of special education leaders, consultants, attorneys and product and service providers. Over three days, you’ll tap into dozens of education sessions, countless networking opportunities, a bustling expo hall, and more.
February 19-21, 2018
February 18-20, 2019
February 3-5, 2020
February 8-10, 2021
February 7-9, 2022
February 6-8, 2023
Much like the Great Ideas Convention, this event offers stellar education and networking at a time of the year that you are gearing up for a new school year. This is our second biggest event of the year, with hundreds of special education leaders, consultants, attorneys and product and service providers. Over three days, you’ll tap into dozens of education sessions, countless networking opportunities, a bustling expo hall, and more.
July 23-25, 2018
July 22-24, 2019
July 13-15, 2020
July 26-28, 2021
July 25-27, 2022
July 24-26, 2023
New Directors’ Finance 101
Attend this event if you are in your first few years as a director and want to understand how to prepare your budget for the next fiscal year, where to find your data, and how to drive your strategy through budgeting. The budget is at the heart of your district’s special education goal-setting and priorities, so come get a jump start on the process. Attendees always go home from this training with a plethora of resources and strategy for building their budgets. You will also meet others who are new to this role and build your valuable network in a small group environment.
Stay tuned for future dates.
Conference on Special Education Law
For more than three decades, TCASE has been teaming up with the Texas School Administrators’ Legal Digest for an annual Spring Conference on Special Education Law. This one-day conference will focus on some of the hottest issues concerning the education of students with disabilities. All special education professionals, as well as superintendents, principals, school board members, and school attorneys will find this conference valuable.
Stay tuned for future dates.
This event co-hosted by TCASE and TASBO will include expert presenters on EDGAR, MOE, SHARS, state funding, TEA audits and more. This is a great opportunity to expand the collaboration between your district's special education and finance departments.
September 11-12, 2017
Thank you to everyone who helped make Interactive 2017 such a success. We hope to see you at Great Ideas 2018, Feb. 19-21 at the JW Marriott Austin. Learn more.
Check out our upcoming webinars - an easy way to learn along with key staff without leaving the office. LEARN MORE
Do you need to learn more about special education business issues? Watch for another Synergy conference, co-sponsored by TCASE and TASBO on Sept. 11-12.