2019 P-16 Professional Development Conference

When: 06/24/2019 07:30 AM-04:30 PM
Where: Crowne Plaza Austin, 6121 North IH 35, Austin, Texas 78752

This event is intended to bridge secondary and postsecondary education and support the goals of the 60x30TX Texas Higher Education 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. Sessions will include advising, college readiness, K-12 Counselor/adviser best practices, financial literacy, pathways, dual credit, foster care, and other related topic areas. 

For additional information, please visit our conference details page.  



We have met attendee capacity for our conference at this time. However, we will maintain a wait list should spaces become available. Please email Diana Foose if you wish to be placed on the waitlist. We make no guarantee that you will be able to attend the conference. Available slots, if there are any, will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Thank you.

Hotel Reservations

Participants are responsible for their own lodging expenses. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Austin with a special rate of $99 for single or double occupancy (Group Code: THE). For telephone reservations, call 1-800-227-6963 or 512-323-5466 and reference the group code “THE” to ensure you receive the $99 conference rate.

General Conference Schedule

7:30 – 8:30 am  Registration/Breakfast Buffet
8:30 – 9:30 am General Session – Keynote Speaker
9:45 – 10:45 am Breakout Sessions
11:00 am – Noon  Breakout Sessions
12:00 – 1:15 pm Buffet Lunch/Panel Discussion
1:30 – 2:30 pm Breakout Sessions
2:45 – 3:45 pm Regional Workgroups
4:00 – 4:45 pm Closing Session

For additional information, please visit our conference details page.