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Event Check In: The 2023 TCEA Convention

This year, the 2023 TCEA Convention and Exposition will be held in San Antonio, Texas from January 31st to February 2, 2022. TCEA is the largest non-profit edtech organization in the nation. Its annual convention and exposition is led by teachers, coaches, educators, featured speakers, and big-name edtech leaders who understand the purpose of your work on a deep level. 

In preparation for the big event, we wanted to highlight some helpful event activities.

What Can You Expect from TCEA 2023?

Sessions Built to Empower You 

With over 700 sessions, attendees are enabled to find new ideas, strategies, tools, and solutions to completely transform their life and work. At TCEA 2023, you can easily create a tailor-made schedule that aligns with your professional growth and objectives. The sessions are built in different interactive formats that accommodate all skill levels with technology or years of experience in the field. 

Start each of the days at TCEA 2023 with a speaker Power Hour. Enjoy music, interactive activities, and discussions on leadership, humor, and more. Get ready to laugh, learn, and have “aha!” moments. 

To create your customized schedule and find speakers of your choice, check out this link

Quality Professional Development 

All sessions are blind reviewed and selected, by committee members, on the basis of quality and relevancy. The sessions feature educators that work on the frontline and are deeply connected to their work. The convention is also a great opportunity to meet educators from around the world and build your network.

The Exhibit Hall

Want to interact and play with hundreds of the newest edtech products on the market? Have fun and get all your questions answered at the same time by checking out the Exhibit Hall. 

Incident IQ: 

School districts across 49 states trust Incident IQ for a reason. Its platform has been developed with your staff’s needs in mind and has been built exclusively for K-12. Get more done, save huge district costs, and see how Incident IQ can return instructional time back to the classroom by talking to the Incident IQ team at Booth #447.

STEAM Bus

The STEAM Bus is a 43-foot classroom on wheels. It enables Pre-K to 12 students to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics in new and creative ways through hands-on learning experiences. Learn more here

Interested in learning more? Check out all the in-booth presentations here

Some Tips to Get the Most Out of This Event 

Firstly, be sure to sign up for your badge for the Expo here. You can also download fun wallpapers for your mobile device and Zoom backgrounds here

We’ve highlighted some below, but for a complete list of important attendee resources, be sure to check out this link. The Attendee Resources page highlights health and safety protocols, convention badge policies, seat reservations, onsite tech assistance, and so much more. 

Need to Convince Your Boss to Attend?

Attending a TCEA convention to get your PD back on track is an easy decision, but it might be a decision not entirely in your hands. To help make the case for your attendance, check out these TCEA tips and resources to send to your administrator to get approval for attendance. 

Download the Official TCEA 2023 Mobile App! 

Search and plan for exhibitions/sessions, access your digital Expo badge and convention schedule, find speakers, and locate booths on-the-go from your mobile device with this app download

Be sure to check out the FAQ page. 

Get accurate answers for questions such as the event’s payment policy and more on the TCEA 2023 FAQ page

Logistical Tips 

San Antonio is a top travel destination in Texas, known for attractions such as the historic Alamo, Six Flags, impressive museums, and a 15-mile River Walk with dining and shopping options. For help with existing hotel reservations and shuttle services, parking and airport information, and fun post-TCEA attractions in the city, check out this page