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Call for Proposals:

TCASE is accepting proposals to conduct Learning Lab and Thought Leader sessions at Great Ideas 2020. Before submitting your proposals, please read the proposal requirements.

Submit your proposals here.


Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, October 23: Proposal Submission Deadline
  • Thursday, November 21: Session Selections Confirm, Speakers Notified
  • Monday, December 16: Handouts due for confirmed sessions

Convention Dates:

Feb. 3-5, 2020

Convention Location:

JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701

Registration Information:

Below are the registration rates school district employees for Great Ideas 2020. Online registration will be available soon.

If you are interested in registration rates for individuals who are affiliate members, affiliate non-members or non-exhibiting/non-sponsoring product and service suppliers, click here

Registration rate through Dec. 6, 2019:

   Member Rate Non-member Rate
Pre & Main Conference  $455 $530
Main Conference $365 $440
 One-Day Registration* $305 $355

Registration rate Dec. 7, 2019 - Jan. 10, 2020:

  Member Rate Non-member Rate
 Pre & Main Conference $535 $610
 Main Conference $445 $520
One-Day Registration* $385 $435

Registration rate Jan. 11 - Feb. 5, 2020:

  Member Rate Non-member Rate
Pre & Main Conference $635 $710
Main Conference $545 $620
One-Day Registration* $485 $535


Cancellation policy:
All cancellations must be received in writing by the TCASE office no later than Jan. 10, 2020. Written cancellations received by the deadline will receive a refund minus a 20% handling fee. Cancellations after the Jan. 10, 2020 deadline are non-refundable. Transfers are welcome up to Jan. 30, 2020. To cancel, please send an email with details of the cancellation or transfers to

Payment policy:
Any registration made during a discounted registration period is subject to a price increase at the prevailing rate of when payment is received if payment is not received within 30 days of when the registration is submitted.
Payment for all registrations is due at or before the time the event takes place. Regardless of the situation, it is the responsibility of the individual registrant to pay an balance that was not paid for by the employer, including cancellation or no show charges.

Changes to registration may only be made by emailing The email must include the registrants name and a list of items to be changed.

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