2015 Student Leadership Conference
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Dear TASSSP Members:


The Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs is excited to announce that the 2015 Student Leadership Conference will be held at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.  The theme of this year’s conference is, “Success: What’s YOUR formula?” The conference will highlight students’ individual pathways for success while incorporating paradigms of critical thinking, GRIT, and growth mindset.  A professional track will also be offered where TRiO staff will have the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops centered on the broader issues and educational barriers facing TRiO students today.


The Student Leadership Conference will be held Wednesday, July 22nd to Friday, July 24th.  Registration and check-in will be from 10:00AM to 1:30PM on Wednesday, July 22nd; the conference will conclude on Friday, July 24th at approximately 1:30PM. Space will be limited so we encourage you to get your registration in as soon as possible. Please note the early bird deadline of May 31, 2015.  After May 31st, the rates will go up.


Expected Conference Highlights:

v  Innovative and dynamic pre-college workshops on developing and increasing growth mindset

v  Franklin Covey’s: Seven Habits of Highly Effective College Students for SSS students

v  Teambuilding through low-ropes exercises

v  Pre-conference and onsite scholarship competitions (information available in two weeks)

v  Much, much, more!!!!


Our entire TRiO team (Educational and Rural Talent Search, Student Support Services, and Upward Bound Programs) is working hard to ensure this is a memorable experience for both the students and staff that attend. This is truly a SLC that YOU will not want to miss! We look forward to hosting you and formally invite you join us in this fascinating experience of defining YOUR formula for SUCCESS!  For questions you may have regarding the TASSSP SLC, please visit the information website at http://www.sdi.txstate.edu/upwardbound/TASSSP-SLC.html. If the answer to your question is not there, please contact Ray Cordero at rc37@txstate.edu or call 512-245-3838.




Ray Cordero and Keylan Morgan SLC Conference Co-Chairs


Click Here to download the registration form and other important information.