TIVA Summer Professional Development Conference
|TIVA will be celebrating our 60th anniversary at summer conference. We invite you to help celebrate this awesome milestone. We are planning many great educational opportunities and evening fun. Attendees will have opportunities to win door prizes at different functions during the conference. We are partnering with many of our vendors to insure this will be a conference you won’t forget. The conference starts on July 15th, 2018 with some pre-conference certification sessions and will end on the afternoon of July 20th, 2018.
We are expecting more teachers attending this conference than any conference in the past. The Irving CVB is helping us attain opportunities to visit many of their new facilities in walking distance from the hotel. These newly constructed restaurants and shopping venues are within a ½ mile of the hotel.
We will be setting up sessions specific to each cluster; Arts and A/V, Automotive Technology, Architecture & Construction, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary, Electrical, IT, and Welding. If you have never attended a TIVA summer conference you will be in for a treat. We will have a social on Wednesday evening for all teachers and many surprises during the week.
Tuesday morning will be our annual membership breakfast meeting, there will be guest speakers to update everyone on issues that affect your programs.
The exhibit hall will have many opportunities for you to meet and build relationships with the people that provide your school with the supplies needed in your classroom and lab.
There will be a networking event in the exhibit hall on Monday July 16th ,2018 with refreshments.
There will be a masquerade social on Wednesday evening.
The overflow hotel will be the Omni Park West (4 miles from the Mandalay) and they will provide a shuttle to the host hotel.