Making Schools Work Conference Schedule

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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.

Our schedule this year is staggered to give attendees greater flexibility and choice, with longer breaks between sessions and an extended lunch period. See what it looks like with this downloadable visual schedule (PDF).

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
Optional 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.
Optional State Meetings, Networked Improvement Community Meetings and Team Meetings 5 – 6 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.
Optional State Meetings, Networked Improvement Community Meetings and Team Meetings 5 – 6 p.m.
Career Pathways Cocktail Hour Sponsored by Territorium (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
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.
Optional State Meetings, Networked Improvement Community Meetings and Team Meetings 5 – 6 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* – Tour times vary by site. Check our website, program and app for details. 8 a.m. – noon
Concurrent Sessions 8 a.m. – noon
GREAT Program Convening 8 a.m. – noon
Optional State Meetings, Networked Improvement Community Meetings and Team Meetings 8 a.m. – noon
Conference Adjourns Noon