TRTA 64th Annual Convention

TRTA 64th Annual Convention Schedule, March 27-28, 2017

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Monday, March 27, 2017

10 AM - 6 PM                     Delegate Certification/Registration • 6th Floor, Salon JK Foyer

10 AM - 6 PM                     Exhibits • 6th Floor, Salon JK

10 AM                                   TRTA Officers Meeting • 4th Floor, Room 401

12 - 1 PM                             Texas Retired Teachers Foundation Trustees Meeting • 4th Floor, Room 400

12 - 1 PM                             Facilitators Meeting • 4th Floor, Room 402

2:30 - 3:30 PM                    TRTA Board of Directors Meeting • 4th Floor, Room 400

3:45 - 4:30 PM                    TRTA District Presidents Meeting • 4th Floor, Room 400

4:45 - 5:45 PM                    District Caucus Meetings • 4th Floor and 6th Floor, see page 5

5:30 - 6:30 PM                    Social Hour • 6th Floor, Salon G Foyer

6:30 PM                                Start Seating for Dinner • 6th Floor, Salon FGH

7 PM                                      Welcome & Awards Dinner • 6th Floor, Salon FGH 

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

8 AM - 12 PM                     Delegate Certification/Registration • 6th Floor, Salon JK Foyer

8 AM - 5 PM                       Exhibits • 6th Floor, Salon JK Foyer

8 - 9:15 AM                         Texas Retired Teachers Foundation Breakfast • 4th Floor, Salon ABC

9:30 - 10:30 AM                 Breakout Sessions I • 4th Floor and 6th Floor, see Breakout Sessions Schedule*

10:45 - 11:45 AM               Breakout Sessions II • 4th Floor and 6th Floor, see Breakout Sessions Schedule*

12 - 1:30 PM                       Legislative Luncheon • 4th Floor, Governor’s Ballroom

2 PM - TBD                          House of Delegates • 6th Floor, Salon FGH

TBD                                        Break (20 minutes) • 6th Floor, Salon FGH Foyer

TBD                                        Legislative Session • 6th Floor, Salon FGH

TBD                                        Treasurer Q & A • 6th Floor, Salon FGH

TBD                                        TRTA Board of Directors Meeting • 6th Floor, Room 602

Dinner on your own

 

*BREAKOUT SESSIONS SCHEDULE (Click here to read the Breakout Sessions Descriptions)

Session I • 9:30 – 10:30 AM

President • 4th Floor, Room 406

Second Vice-President/Public Relations • 4th Floor, Room 412

Historian • 6th Floor, Room 615 B

Local Unit Support • 4th Floor, Room 404

Informative and Protective Services • 4th Floor, Room 416 B

Local Unit Treasurer • 4th Floor, Room 410

Texas Retired Teachers Foundation • 6th Floor, Room 615 A

Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) Information Session • 6th Floor, Room 602

Health and Human Services–Aging Service Coordination • 4th Floor, Room 408

 

Session II • 10:45 – 11:45 AM

First Vice–President/Membership • 4th Floor, Room 406

Secretary • 4th Floor, Room 404

District Treasurer • 6th Floor, Room 615 B

Retirement Education • 4th Floor, Room 410

Community Volunteer Service • 4th Floor, Room 408

Member Benefits • 4th Floor, Room 412

Health Care • 4th Floor, Room 416 B

Utilizing Google Drive Applications • 6th Floor, Room 615 A

Texas Retired School Administrators Annual Meeting • 6th Floor, Room 616 A

Atria: Better This Year • 6th Floor, Room 602

 

TBD (After House of Delegates)

*Legislative • 6th Floor, Salon FGH

*Treasurer Q & A • 6th Floor, Salon FGH

*Please note, at the conclusion of the House of Delegates on Tuesday, March 28, Legislative Committee Chairman Bill Barnes will host a legislative training session for all who wish to attend. Following the legislative training session will be a Q & A for district and local unit treasurers.

 

TRTA Day at the Capitol Schedule, March 29, 2017

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.                                  Legislative Visits

9:30 a.m.                                              House Gallery (3rd Floor)

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.                       Photo opportunities with legislators

10:30 a.m.                                            Senate Gallery (3rd Floor)

11:30 a.m.                                            Rally on the Capitol South Steps

12:00 p.m.                                            Additional Legislative Visits

12:00 – 2:30 p.m.                                Ice Cream Social on the East Lawn

 

Day at the Capitol Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle information (for Convention attendees staying at the Hilton and requiring a ride to and from the Texas Capitol on March 29). All buses are continuous service during specified times and run in 20-minute increments. Also, there will be an ADA bus available all day.


Morning Schedule (Rides to Capitol from hotel):
Start Time 7:00 AM Pickup at Hilton, 5th St. Entrance

End Time 10:30 AM Drop off at Texas Capitol – East Gate


Afternoon Schedule (Return rides to hotel):
Start Time 1:30 PM Pickup at Texas Capitol – East Gate

End Time 4:00 PM Drop off at Hilton, 5th St. Entrance