Texas Rural Education Association
2021 Summer Conference | June 27-29

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

3001 Kalahari Blvd. | Round Rock, TX
Conference Lodging Rate: $179.00
Book Here

Deadline for conference lodging rate
May 28, 2021 or until room block is full.

The TREA Summer Conference will be in person at Kalahari Resorts Round Rock. 

Please reserve your room using the "book your room" link below to get the $179
room block rate. Do not reserve your rooms if you don't receive the block rate, please contact Bonnie Walker

This year, for the first time, we welcome TCWSE’s conference which will be held in conjunction
with our summer conference. We look forward to sharing some social activities and exhibits with them.

Enjoy the waterpark and bring your family! 



 Book Your Room

*Kalahari has a strict $30 per room cancellation fee so please only reserve the exact number of rooms you need.

TREA Room Rate $179/night

Deadline for the conference lodging rate is May 28, 2021 or until room block is full 


Do not reserve your rooms if you don't receive the block rate, please contact Bonnie Walker.

Call for Presentations

You are invited to submit a presentation proposal that addresses important issues facing today’s rural schools, their staff and students.

Current Diamond & Gold Sponsors
Please use this form to submit your session info also.

Call for Exhibitors

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Opens 3/31 at 3pm

Move in - 6/27 1pm

Open for Preview - 6/27 3pm-5pm

Open -  6/28 & 6/29 8am-5pm in conjunction with TCWSE. 

Register for Golf

WE ARE HAVING ISSUES with our FORM, please check back Monday!


School & ESC Personel Complimentary

Exhibitors/Sponsors - $55/pp

Forest Creek Golf Club
99 Twin Ridge Parkway
Round Rock, TX 78664

Monday, June 28, 2021
Putting Contest 7:45am
Tee Time 8:30am SHARP
Breakfast, Lunch & 2 drinks included

TREA Summer Conference Daily Schedule
  • Sunday June 27
    • 1pm Registration opens
    • 1pm Exhibitor move in
    • 3pm-5pm Exhibits preview
    • Directors’ Meeting
    • Committee Meeting
    • Directors’ Dinner
  • Monday June 28
    • 7:45am Golf tourney
    • 8am-5pm Exhibits Open along with TCWSE Exhibits
    • 1pm-5pm Pre Conference Sessions/Board Training Sessions
    • 6pm Opening Banquet Recognizing Scholarship Winners
    • Family time at Water Park
  • Tuesday June 29
    • 8am General Session
    • 8am-5pm Exhibits Open along with TCWSE Exhibits
    • 12pm Awards Luncheon
    • 9am-5pm Breakout Sessions
    • Family time at Water Park
  • Wednesday June 30
    • Superintendent Mentor Program
    • Board Conference Debrief
    • Check out
    • Family time at Water Park



"Thanks to all that made the 2020 Virtual Conference happen, as a new board member I was searching for knowledge that would apply to my new role. This format works well with all the uncertainty in the world today."

---Anthony Eaton | Arp ISD

"Thanks for the opportunity to obtain credit in this manner."

---Allen Kaiser | Center Point ISD

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July 29 - August 31, 2020
TREA's Zoom Platform

Attendee Registration Options
$50 | Education Sessions | up to 10 Credit Hours
$50 | Board Training Sessions | up to 10 Board Training Hours
$80 | Combined Registration | 10 CE & 10 BT Hours

*Board Training Credit Hours and Continuing Education Credit Hours will only be given to registered attendees. Please register ALL members of your staff that will be participating in the virtual conference. 



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TREA is thrilled to announce Dr. Mitchell “Mick” Zais, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education and Dr. Allen Pratt, Executive Director of NREA as our General Session Keynote Speakers.  Chat live and ask questions when Dr. Zais speaks on the Reopening of Schools and Dr. Pratt speaks about the I Am a Rural Teacher campaign.

The Opening Session Keynote Speaker will be former TREA 2018 Scholarship Recipient, Caitlin Seigrist. To kickoff conference in TREA fashion Caitlin will be joined by her father Andrew Seigrist (Tidehaven ISD) in singing our National Anthem. During the Opening Session we will recognize this year's Scholarship & Art Contest awards and our supporting sponsors.

Teacher of the Year, along with Principal, Superintendent and School Board will be honored during the Special Awards Session. The 2020 TREA Teacher of the Year, Emma Buitron (Banquete ISD) will be the session's Keynote Speaker.

*The Opening Session, Special Awards Session and General Session will be live but also recorded and available through 8/31.


Dr. Andrew Seigrist
Superintendent | tidehaven isd

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If you have not registered for the
TREA Virtual Conference, there's still time!

  • Registrants will be able to view all conference sessions from July 29 - August 31
  • Earn up to 10 Continuing Ed. credit hours or 10 Board Training hours, starting at $50 per person
  • Earn a combo of both 10 CE & 10 BT for $80 per person
  • Our Virtual Exhibit Hall will also be available through August 31.
  • You must be registered by July 28 to participate in the July 29 live sessions.

*All TREA Virtual sessions will be available until August 31, 2020.