Greetings ACET Members:
I want to thank all of those of you who participated in making the spring 2021 virtual conference a great one. Without the assistance of many of our members we would not be able to provide the quality program that you saw.
I want to extend special thanks to Dr. Jamie Bryson and Tami Knight for their work on the pre-conference. It was attended by approximately one third of the 800+ people who registered for the conference. Also, a special thank you to all the TEA staff who presented information at the conference and to those others who also presented.
Please remember that all the recorded sessions will be available for review from the ACET website. You will sign in using your username and password. Documents provided by the presenters are also found there.
Sponsors and exhibitors also deserve a round of applause for their support of the organization. We do appreciate that they chose to be part of the virtual conference. We realize this is not the optimal way to interact with people, but we hope that it was a good situation for them.
The program planning committee under the leadership of Deon Quinn has begun their work and are planning for the conference in October. We have chosen to do this conference virtually as well due to the still unknown status of travel by TEA and school districts. Decisions had to be made by the end of April to continue virtual meetings or face-to-face. Given our knowledge at the time, virtual seemed the best way to proceed. We hope to be back face-to-face in the spring of 2022.
Congratulations to all our retirees and scholarship winners. We wish them great fortune in their new ventures.
Take Care, Be Save and Watch the website for more information about the October 2021 conference.
Shirley Coleman, Executive Director