Public & Higher Education

Saturday | 8:30 AM

Flawn Academic Center, Auditorium 21

Grading the STAAR Test

Donna Bahorich

Chairwoman of the State Board of Education

Thomas Ratliff

Vice Chairman of the State Board of Education

Theresa Treviño

President of the Board, Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment

Kiah Collier (mod.)

Reporter for The Texas Tribune

Saturday | 9:50 AM

Flawn Academic Center, Auditorium 21

Best Practices from the Best Charters

Yasmin Bhatia

CEO of Uplift Education

Sara Cotner

Founder and CEO of Montessori For All

Mark DiBella

CEO of YES Prep Public Schools

Mike Feinberg

Co-Founder of the KIPP Foundation

Richard Whitmire (mod.)

Author and Contributor to The 74

Saturday | 11:10 AM

Flawn Academic Center, Auditorium 21

Paying for Higher Ed

Dan Branch

Former State Representative

Robert Duncan

Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System

Gregory Fenves

President of the University of Texas at Austin

Matthew Watkins (mod.)

Reporter for The Texas Tribune

Saturday | 1:45 PM

Flawn Academic Center, Auditorium 21

Community College Pathways

Glenda O. Barron

President of Temple College

Brenda Hellyer

Chancellor of San Jacinto College

Bruce Leslie

President of the Alamo Colleges

Jeremy P. McMillen

President of Grayson College

Ayan Mittra (mod.)

Managing Editor of The Texas Tribune

Saturday | 3:05 PM

Flawn Academic Center, Auditorium 21

Lessons from Urban Public Ed

Juan Cabrera

Superintendent of the El Paso Independent School District

Richard Carranza

Superintendent of the Houston Independent School District

Paul Cruz

Superintendent of the Austin Independent School District

Michael Hinojosa

Superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District

Pedro Martinez

Superintendent of the San Antonio Independent School District

Alexa Ura (mod.)

Reporter for The Texas Tribune

Saturday | 4:25 PM

Flawn Academic Center, Auditorium 21

Campus Carry is the Law. Now What?

Jose L. Bañales

Chief of the Texas State University Police Department

Diego Bernal

State Representative

Mia Carter

Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin

Steven Goode

Professor and Chairman of Campus Carry Working Group at the University of Texas at Austin

Antonia Okafor

Southwest Regional Director of Students for Concealed Carry

David Brown (mod.)

Host and Managing Editor of the Texas Standard

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