Save the date for our annual School Law Section Retreat!
It is that time of the year again — mark your calendars for the 31st Annual School Law Section Retreat! This year’s retreat is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, July 27-29, at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort in San Antonio. Regular conference registration is $260, but you can save $30 by registering before June 22. Details on the retreat program, online conference registration, the Tom Garner Memorial Golf Tournament, and other information can be found in the Retreat Brochure.
We’ll kick off the Retreat with a cocktail reception on Thursday evening, again hosted by Tritico Rainey, PLLC. This is a great time to catch up with old colleagues and make new friends. Please be sure to thank Tritico Rainey, PLLC. Also, we have dinner on Friday night for attendees and guests. Help us provide an accurate meal count for the hotel by completing the RSVP on your registration form. If you register in advance, tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. Costs increase at the door to $20 for adults and $10 for kids.
Kelly Frels Lifetime Achievement Award: We have received a few nominations for this award. Please forward any additional nominees to Ellen Spalding by April 15. Include with your nomination – a letter explaining the reasons for the nomination and all information you wish the nomination committee to consider.
Section Newsletter: Leticia McGowan and Giana Ortiz are our newsletter co-editors. The newsletter is a valuable resource for section members. Please contact them if you have an article or any ideas for future articles or information to distribute to the section.
Hotel Reservations: A block of rooms has been reserved at Hyatt Hill Country Resort for July 27-29 at a discounted conference rate of $235 per night plus tax and fees. Reservations are open. You can make a reservation (or manage an existing reservation) online. If you have problems or would like to speak with someone about your reservation, you may contact the resort directly at (210) 647-1234. Please ask for the State Bar of Texas – School Law Section Retreat conference rate. There is a limited block of rooms reserved at the conference rate. These rooms will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. In past years, block rooms have sold out well before the conference, so don’t delay!