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2018 Summer Workshop Optional Events


Jostens Night of the Stars Dinner

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Austin Hilton Downtown

Honoring TASSP Texas Heroes: Outstanding Principals and Assistant Principals of the Year, Retiring Principals, Past Presidents, and the Eddie G. Bull Professional Development Scholarship Recipient.

Join us at the Annual Josten’s Night of the Stars where we celebrate outstanding leadership in secondary schools in Texas. The event is open to all workshop registrants and guests. The meal is a delicious three-course dinner served while attendees enjoy a fun evening networking with colleagues and being entertained by Revolution, a talented fiddlin' ensemble of student musicians from Abilene ISD. Don’t miss the celebration! (Dinner registration is separate from the Summer Workshop registration.)

Register Now for Dinner


Women in Leadership Seminar / Luncheon

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | Noon-1:30p

Ticket Required |  Dr. Robin Battershell, Temple ISD Superintendent

Dr. Battershell was born and raised in Robinson, Texas and attended Texas Tech University, the University of Houston, the University of Texas, and Baylor University. She began her educational career as a third-grade teacher in Houston and Pasadena ISDs prior to becoming a special education counselor with the Bell County Cooperative. She continued her special education and counseling career in Killeen ISD, first as a Special Education Coordinator and then as the Coordinator of Guidance for KISD. This role evolved into the Coordinator of Special Programs eventually leading Dr. Battershell into the role as the Interim Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Killeen ISD. She then left public education for 5 years and became the Executive Director for the Greater Ft. Hood Communities in Schools. While in this position, Dr. Battershell completed her Doctorate Degree at Baylor University and also honed her skills on grant writing and school finance.

In 1990, Dr. Battershell began teaching as an adjunct professor at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor and later as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M University in School Finance. She was selected as the Salado ISD Superintendent in 1998 and served in that capacity for 10 years. Dr. Battershell began as Superintendent of Temple ISD in 2008 and enjoys the camaraderie and diversity of Temple and Temple ISD!


FREE! Post-Conference Training

Friday, June 15, 2018 | 11:30p - 2:00p

PowerWalks: The Ultimate Formative Classroom Observation Tool presented by Sean Cain & the Lead Your School Team


Legal Digest Education Law Conference

Tuesday, June 12 - Register with Legal Digest

Our partners at Legal Digest are conducting a one-day Education Law conference at the Austin Convention Center June 12th, the day before the TASSP Summer Workshop. Excellent content is packed into this day! Make plans to attend both! Registration is through Legal Digest, not TASSP.  |  LAW CONFERENCE