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Whether you are attending all five days of the convention or packing as much learning as possible into just a few, your time at the 2020 TCEA Convention & Exposition will be filled with innovative presentations, incredible opportunities for connection, and valuable experiences.

Explore our session topics and formats, then claim your spot for a personalized learning and networking event that will energize you with new tools, skills, and fresh ideas to implement in your school or district.

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Curated Session Lists

With over 1,000 sessions to choose from, we know that it can be a little intimidating to look through them all. So, we’ve taken the time to put together some lists based on based on some of the most popular topics, educator roles, and more. Take a look, or feel free to browse the full listing and make your own schedule in the mobile app when it launches later this year.

TCEA has six Special Interest Groups (SIGs) where specialized educators can collaborate and work together to promote common priorities. Each SIG hand selected sessions that align with their expertise. Learn more about each SIG and browse their selections below.

Session Formats

The convention offers a variety of learning formats to meet your needs from formal, expert-led content to roundtable sessions sharing PLN opportunities. Explore them below:

Panel Presentations

A panel will engage in these moderated sessions to present their views on a common theme, issue, or question, and then discusses that issue with the audience.

Featured Speakers

In addition to the many peer- and expert-led presentations, the convention will feature some of the biggest names in education innovation. In addition, you’ll be inspired by an opening keynote Tuesday, February 4, and a closing keynote Friday, February 7.

Convention Exhibitor Showcase Presentations

Hear directly from the experts and get your questions answered. These sessions are presented by exhibiting companies to more deeply explore the products and services available on the show floor in an in-depth, informative, and non-sales atmosphere.

Solution Circles

Modeled after roundtable discussions, these 50-minute facilitated meetups will each focus on a particular topic. Each group will encourage meaningful conversations, exploring solutions and sharing resources. Come ready to seek answers, gather insights, and discover the power of a strong PLN.

Interactive Learning Playground

The interactive learning playground is your hub for expanding your PLN and adding to your toolkit. The playground space will offer hands-on demonstrations, bold discussion topics, and networking opportunities with recognized education trendsetters.

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions are tabletop displays that share resources and ideas around a common theme or topic for the scheduled presentation timeframe. In this casual, come-and-go atmosphere, you can explore at your own pace, spending as much time as you want with each presenter and engage in one-on-one and small group discussions.

Presentations and Hands-on Workshops

Convention presentations and workshops are scheduled in 50-minute, 90-minute, 3-hour, and 6-hour spans for you to customize your schedule and learning preferences. Some workshops are hands-on, providing an interactive learning experience and the chance to explore various software or applications. Be sure to bring your device to participate. Each workshop will indicate what device(s) may be used.

Robert Knight Exhibit Hall

At the exhibit hall, you can discover the best of the best in education, technology, and innovative learning. The exhibit hall opens Tuesday afternoon with a grand reception from 3–6 p.m., where you can enjoy tasty treats offered throughout the hall. For more information on the exhibit hall, including a list of participating vendors, click here.