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2017 P-16 Statewide Professional Development Conference

Thursday, June 29, 2017
DoubleTree Hotel
6505 IH-35 North
Austin, Texas 78752

Are you interested in learning more about college access and success across Texas? Then be sure to join us on June 29, 2017, in Austin, for the annual P-16 Statewide Professional Development Conference hosted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Division of College Readiness and Success. This event is intended to bridge secondary and postsecondary education and support the THECB's goals of the 60x30TX strategic plan. High school counselors, admissions advisors from two-year and four-year institutions, and other educators interested in learning more about college access and success across Texas are invited to attend.

This event is eligible for CPE credit through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

The conference will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 6505 IH-35 North, Austin, Texas 78752. Further details about hotel reservations and agenda are forthcoming. If you have questions about the conference or need additional assistance, please contact Diana Foose at diana.foose@thecb.state.tx.us or (512) 427-6318.

Conference Agenda

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. General Session
10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Plenary Session
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Closing Session

Conference Lodging Policy

  • Lodging at the conference for the night of June 28, 2017 will be provided on a first come, first served basis by THECB.
  • Any additional hotel expenses beyond cost of one night room rate (i.e. additional nights lodging, incidentals) are the responsibility of the attendee.
  • Lodging is reserved for participants who are located 45 miles or more from the conference hotel, based on their main office or work location.
  • Lodging must be requested by June 1, 2017.
  • Lodging is not guaranteed.
  • Please note that the DoubleTree by Hilton Austin Hotel requires guests to leave a valid credit card on file at the front desk to charge incidentals to the guestroom.
  • Accelerate Texas grantees and affiliates do not qualify for no cost lodging at Doubletree and must make arrangements directly with the overflow hotel to obtain the state rate. Call Linda at 512.427.6525 if you have questions.
  • You will receive a notice from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board staff to confirm lodging arrangements and next steps.

Registration Fees 

Regular Registration (Valid through May 31)$150
Late Registration (June 1 - June 29)$175
Presenters (selected and notified by THECB)$0

 Acceptable Forms of Payment

For online registration, THECB can only accept payment via credit card or electronic check; purchase orders are not accepted. Payment with a non-electronic check is permitted, but you will need to use the manual registration form.

Please note that full payment must be received no later than May 25, 2017. We cannot guarantee conference or hotel room registration if payment is not received by this date. Contact Diana Foose at diana.foose@thecb.state.tx.us if you have questions or need assistance.

Online Conference Registration Form

(Online Registration - for payment with credit card or electronic check only)

Mr. Ms. Dr.
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I qualify under the Conference Lodging Policy and will need a hotel room for the night of June 28, 2017. (06-28-2017 - 06-29-2017; Cost:$0)

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