TIVA 2017 TIVA MidWinter Professional Development Conference


Tenative Agenda for Summer conference on front page, changes to the agenda made daily!

Changed will be made daily, please check this when you have time for any updates or classes added in the scheduling,


Conference Registration Link:       

Suggested that you read about classes below before going to the registration page, this will allow you to examine details about the add on classes before you sign up for them.

Also many classes will require a Laptop !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cosmetology classes will have a limit of 50 per Class.The class will be held concurrently not to over load any classes

Registration Fees:

Deadline for Early Pre-registration is June 20th 2016 at midnight

  • TIVA Member:  Pre-registration = $325.00

  • Non-Member: Pre-registration = $500.00

It pays to be a TIVA Member! As a member your school will save $175.00 per conference if you attend both they will save $350.00 a year!!!!!!!!!  Many districts have chosen to pay the teachers dues to save them money.
After  midnight, June 25th , 2016, you must register onsite at the Omni Hotel.
  • TIVA Member:    Onsite Registration =$375.00
  • Non-Member:    Onsite Registration =$550.00


2016 Registration Add-on Classes/ Dates /Prices

Please read class detail before registering for add on Classes:

There will be other classes that will not require a fee or pre-registration

Sunday July 10th 2016

10:00- 6:00 SkillsUSA-Texas District Directors Meeting

1:00-5:00 Intro to Welding workshop for  welding instructors/
On weds. 
Fee $100.00 

1:00-5:00 pm  TDLR class Fee   $40.00 (for those attending conference) $75.00 (TDLR Class ONLY)   This session is approved by TDLR to meet the requirements for the cosmetology instructor license renewal. Sal meets all requirements and still finds ways to make this an exciting and motivating session with different updates each time, for all attendees. Hours earned may be banked for 2 years.

Vendor set-up for Exhibits  3:00-6:00

Monday July 11th 2016

8:00-5:00  Intro to Welding workshop for  welding instructors/ familiarizing you to the terminology and techniques before going to the advanced welding workshop On weds.Continuation

Opening Session 2:00-4:00 pm Guest speaker Billy Riggs

Meet and Great Wine and Cheese reception following 4:30 pm

8:00-11:00 a:m  (50 attendees) Pivot Point will do a 2-3 hour hands -on workshop on Long Hair, which will include technology through our integrated learning platform, LAB (50 attendees per session) Cost of manikin $139.00 Pivot point will provide loner manikin stands or teachers can bring a tripod.


Tuesday July 12th 2016

8:00- 5:00 NCCER ICTP certification Class Fee $250.00 ( Books included)

12:00- 5:00 Advanced Welding workshop: 1:00pm- 5:00pm     Fee applies $100.00

8:00-TBD Pivot methodology Class must register  No Fee

8:00-5:00  3 day class AutoCAD Certification, Revit Architecture Certification, and Inventor Certifications Fee is $80.00 for each Study Guide Links to order them are below . 

Revit Architecture $80.00  http://www.amazon.com/Autodesk-Revit-2016-Architecture-Certification/dp/1943184135/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1459526730&sr=1-1&keywords=Revit+Architecture+2016+Review+for+Certification

Inventor 2016 Review $80.00  http://www.amazon.com/Autodesk-Inventor-2016-Review-Certification/dp/1943184100/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1459527014&sr=1-1&keywords=Inventor+2016+Review+for+Certification

Auto CAD Review $80.00   http://www.amazon.com/AutoCAD-Ascent-Center-Technical-Knowledge/dp/1943184097/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1459526952&sr=1-1&keywords=AutoCAD+2016+Review+for+Certification

8:00- 5:00 Hunter Alignment off site, please carpool maps will be available  Fee $100.00

8:00-5:00  Small Engines session/ 2 days/ Laptop required   No Fee

Wednesday July 13th 2016

8:00- 5:00 2 Wahl clipper classes, must register No Fee  Please bring your Wahl tools to this session. DO NOT BRING ANY OTHER TOOLS EXCEPT WAHL TOOLS TO THIS SESSION  

Chemical/Natural Hair/ Burmax  Fee TBD

8:00- 5:00 Advanced Welding workshop: 1:00pm- 5:00pm/ Continued

8:00-5:00  SERVSAFE  2 day certification Class   Fee $100.00 and $36.00 for the test

 8:00 -5:00 UTI   2 different classes offered I-Car (collision) and Automotive Please carpool to site

 8:00 -5:00 New Career Prep and Practicum Course  Fee’s $60.00

  Laptop Required !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Certificate of Completion for those who complete the training with CPE hours from Texas A & M Corpus Christi

Required course for instructor to complete when offering a practicum with a CTE course.

 8:00 -5:00 Shop Bot certification class 2 day’s    Fee $350.00    If you have attended this class in the past it is free to you if room is available in the class

This class teaches how to use and certify your students on the CNC machine.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

8:00-5:00 pm    Solid Works class  limited space    Fee $150.00 ( includes workbook)

 8:00- 5:00 Advanced Welding workshop: / Continued

 2    Classes Milady Educator class/ No Fee

2    CND Nails Classes  No Fee

 8:00 -5:00 NECC 9-1-1 Instructor Certification          Fee $250.00

This training and certification is provided by Professional Pride, 9-1-1 Trainer. 9-1-1 Professional Pride Inc. is a company offering training, management products and services to the Emergency Communications industry.


 Concealed Handgun Course            Fee $100.00    8 minutes from Hotel

8:00am-2:00pm, meet at range, map will be provided and lunch will be provided.

This course is taught by a  licensed instructor and those successfully completing the course will be eligible to apply to DPS for their LTC license with instructions to complete the application.

DPS FEES: $140.00 paid to DPS– 4 yr. license: $9.95 for Fingerprinting; appointments scheduled online

Things you will need for the class:

Handgun of .32 caliber or higher;  Hearing and eye protection (if you have it) ;  A holster for your handgun (if you have one);  Valid Identification  (Texas DL or ID);  A box of 50 rounds of ammunition

You can qualify with a Semi-automatic or revolver.

The shooting distances are timed and are shot in three different firing stages.

They are from the 3, 7, and 15 yard line from the target, and are shot in different strings of fire.

Listed below is a guide to show you the course of fire:

** 20 rounds from 3 yd. line; ** 20 rounds from 7 yd. line; ** 10 rounds from 15 yd. line

Total of 50 rounds fired


2016 Toyota Training & Tour          $40.00   SPIN ID required check attachment here   Toyota SPIN REGISTRATION FORM_2

  8:00am, return approx. 5pm !!!!Bus Fee $40.00

  Laptop Required Please !!!!!!!!!!!!!

This will be an all-day session

at TOYOTA training Center


Snap-On Multimeter Certification

8:00am-12:00pm Repeated 1:00pm-5:00pm 

Bring your laptop  2  Classes must register

This has a broad scope, so it can reach across many disciplines and not just be Automotive-related.

Curriculum will be taught alongside using the Snap-on 525 multimeter and waveform demo boards.

After the sessions, each attendee will be given instructions on how to log into the Testing website and take their Certification test, using their own laptops or computers at work. Written test will not be given.

Those passing will be able to print out their certification document.



Friday, July 15, 2016

 8:00-12:00      TExES Review


8:00- 12:00 PSI cosmetology client  /// 1 class limited to 50

 8:00- 12:00 Advanced Welding workshop: / Continued


8:00am- 5:00pm Welding workshop: 


The TExES Review                           Limit 15               Eddie Garcie & Dr. Philip McEndree

8:00am-12:00pm                                                 Laptop Required

The TExES Review is for all those involved with taking the TIE-PPR TExES exam for certification.  This review session is one of your benefits as a TIVA member.  Information for the session is specific for the TIE-PPR exam.

Sun. July 10th -15th , 2016

Serving Career Clusters…
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Government & Public Administration
  • Human Services (Cosmetology)
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distributions & Logistics
  • Career Development


No cancellation refunds issued after  June 20 , 2016.

There may be additional charges for occupational specific materials, testing, certification, etc.  Check this webpage frequently for updates



Omni Colonade Hotel/ Houston

Four Riverway
Houston, Texas 77056
(713) 871-8181


Hotel Reservations Deadline for TIVA Group Discount Rates: Tuesday Jan 14th  @ 5:00 p:m///

http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/Houston/MeetingFacilities/TIVA2016SummerConference.aspx                                        ////////////////////

Room Reservations by Phone:  1-800-THE-OMNI {1-800-843-6664 }
Best if done online:
TIVA’s Special Omni Group Rate:
Single = $110.00
Double/Triple/Quad = $149.00

Sign up to be an Omni Select Guest here and receive special benefits – including free internet in your guest room & morning coffee!