2018 P-16 Professional Development Conference

June 26, 2018   June 26, 2018

6505 North Interstate 35 Austin, Texas 78752

2018 Advocating for Emergency Aid Programs in Higher Education Convening

Conference Registration Fees

Regular Registration (Valid through June 8, 2018)                     $150

Late Registration (June 9-21, 2018)                                              $200

Topics for the conference will include:

  • 60x30TX
  • Financial Literacy
  • First Generation Supports
  • High school and college academic advising best practices
  • Streamlining P-16 pathways to college success (including transfer, dual credit, TSI)
  • Student success initiatives

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Timothy Renick, Vice Provost and Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success at Georgia State University, has received the inaugural award for his commitment to sharing Georgia State’s experience in developing and implementing its successful predictive analytics and student advising model. By analyzing student-specific data and launching proactive student advising interventions for students at risk of going off track, Georgia State has raised retention and completion levels for first-generation and low-income students.

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


Acceptable Forms of Payment For Registration

THECB can only accept payment via credit card or check; purchase orders are not accepted. Please note that full payment must be received prior to the conference. We cannot guarantee conference registration if payment is not received. 

If paying by check, make payable to the “Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board” and mail to: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Attention: Cash Receipts (P16 Conf-PCA 24213), P.O. Box 12788, Austin, TX  78711-2788

For questions regarding registration or payment, please contact diana.foose@thecb.state.tx.us.

Hotel Reservations

Participants are responsible for their own lodging expenses. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Austin with a special nightly rate of $146 for single or double occupancy (Group Code: PDC).  Make your reservation online

For telephone reservations, call 1-800-866-3126 and reference the group code “PDC” to ensure you receive the group rate.

The deadline for securing a hotel room at the state rate is June 3, 2018. The hotel will accept reservations after this date on a space-available basis at their standard rates.

Please note, the Doubletree reservation policy requires a physically present credit card from all guests at check in. If paying by check, the hotel MUST receive the check at least 14 days prior to your arrival.