Making Schools Work Conference Schedule at a Glance

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Making Schools Work Conference Schedule

All 2022 conference events will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

This schedule is subject to change, and new events may be added.

Conference Event by Date Time (All Times Central)
Tuesday, July 19  
Registration Open 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions and Pre-Conference Workshops 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
GREAT Program Convening and Luncheon 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Education Marketplace and Escape Rooms Open 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Making Schools Work Orientations for the Elementary and Middle Grades, High Schools and Technology Centers 11 a.m. – noon
State Meetings, Networked Improvement Community Meetings and Team Meetings 1 – 2 p.m.
Opening General Session and Pacesetter Awards 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Networking Reception, Pacesetter Poster Session and Prize Giveaway 4 – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 20 Time
Morning Coffee 7 – 8 a.m.
Early Bird Walks/Runs and SREB Service Chats 7 – 8 a.m.
Registration and Education Marketplace Open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Escape Rooms and Networking Lounge Open 8 a.m. – noon
Concurrent Sessions 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sponsored Refreshment Break in the Education Marketplace 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break (General) 9:30 – 10 a.m.
TCTW Advisory Council and Lunch (invitation only) 11 – 1 p.m.
Lunch 11:30 – 1 p.m.
Wednesday General Session and Keynote 1 – 2 p.m.
Sponsored Refreshment Break in the Education Marketplace 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break (General) 2:30 – 3 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 2:30 – 5 p.m.
Team Meetings and Networked Improvement Community Meetings 4 – 5 p.m.
TCTW Kickoff Cocktail Hour (ticket required) 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 21 Time
Morning Coffee 7 – 8 a.m.
Early Bird Walks/Runs and SREB Service Chats 7 – 8 a.m.
Registration Open 8 a.m. – noon
TCTW Opening Session TBA
Education Marketplace, Networking Lounge and Escape Rooms Open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 8 a.m. – noon
Sponsored Refreshment Break in the Education Marketplace 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break (General) 9:30 – 10 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 – 1 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions 1:30 – 4 p.m.
Sponsored Refreshment Break in the Education Marketplace 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break (General) 1:30 – 2 p.m.
Closing General Session and Keynote 4 – 5 p.m.
Closing Celebration 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Friday, July 22 Time
Morning Coffee 7 – 8 a.m.
SREB Service Chats 7 – 11 a.m.
Industry Tours 8 a.m. – noon
Concurrent Sessions 8 a.m. – noon
GREAT Program Convening 8 a.m. – noon
Networked Improvement Community and School, District or State Team Meetings 8 a.m. – noon
Film Screening and Hosted Discussion 9 a.m. – noon
Conference Adjourns Noon