Texas Assessment Conference
Opening General Session — Monday, February 20, 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Todd Whitthorne
Todd Whitthorne


A Happier and Healthier You ... Simple Steps to Make That Happen!

Presenter: Todd Whitthorne, President, ACAP Health Consulting

Just about everyone would like to look and feel better. Todd Whitthorne wants to help. This high-energy presentation will detail what steps deliver the greatest return on investment, but more important, you’ll learn how to turn those steps into permanent habits that will dramatically impact your quality of life.


Closing General Session — Wednesday, February 22, 11 a.m.–noon

Mike Morath
Mike Morath


TEA Update on State Testing Program

Presenter: Mike Morath, Commissioner of Education, Texas Education Agency

As Texas commissioner of education, Mike Morath heads the Texas Education Agency, which oversees pre-K through high school education for 5.3 million students enrolled in both traditional public schools and charter schools. He previously served on the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees. Morath is a proud graduate of Garland High School in Garland ISD. Thanks to a great public school education, he earned his BBA, summa cum laude, from George Washington University in two-and-a-half years. In his presentation, the commissioner will discuss TEA’s updates on state testing for the new year.

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