Summer Meetings

TACRAO offers three summer meetings for the professional development of its membership.  The University Issues meeting, the Apply Texas/SPEEDE meeting and the Community College Issues meeting are held in mid month July in Austin Texas.  These meetings are designed to identify issues facing universities and community colleges and provide a forum for discussion with representatives from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas State Auditors, Texas Education Agency, the National Student Clearinghouse and other groups or agencies as needed. 

Summer 2021 TACRAO Meeting

The TACRAO Summer Meeting for 2021 was held online on July 13th and 14th.  The presentations slides and the videos from the individual sessions are linked below.

Welcome, Introductions and TACRAO Update

TACRAO President: Jamie Hansard, Texas Tech University, Vice President of Enrollment Management

Video Recording 


Legislative Updates from the Legislative Issues Committee

Presenter: Dr. Sam Carrell, The University of Tyler, Associate Registrar

Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


THECB: CBM Reporting Updates

Presenters: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

  • Victor Reyna, Director, Strategic Planning and Funding
  • John Dinning, Strategic Planning and Funding
  • Andrew Lofters, Academic Quality and Workforce

Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


 SPEEDE and EDI Updates

Presenter: National Student Clearinghouse (NSC)

  • Andrea Liner, Regional Relationship Manager

Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


 THECB: Texas Transfer Advisory Committee

Presenters: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

  • Ray Martinez, Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs and Workforce Education
  • Stacey Silverman, Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Academic Quality and Workforce
  • Elizabeth Mayer, Senior Policy Director

Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


Reverse Transfer Panel

Presenters:

  • Dr. Cassandra Lachica-Chavez, El Paso Community College, Executive Director of Admissions and Registrar
  • Connie Garrick, Lone Star College, Executive Director & Registrar Student Records and Enrollment Services
  • Enid Martin, University of Texas at El Paso, Transfer Coordinator
  • Dr. David Burris, Sam Houston State University, Computer Science Professor, Articulation Coordinator

Presentation Slides Set 1  |  Presentation Slides Set 2  |  Video Recording


 THECB: TSI 2.0 and Dual Credit

Presenters: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

  • Suzanne Morales-Vale, Director, College Readiness and Success
  • Keylan Morgan, College Readiness and Success
  • Yughi Kim, Strategic Planning and Funding

 Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


 Registrar Hot Topics

Presenter: Cynthia Blanco, South Texas College, Director of Student Records and Registrar

Video Recording


 Welcome and TACRAO Updates

TACRAO President-Elect: Paige Bussell, Texas A&M University Commerce, University Registrar

Video Recording


Birds of a Feather: Enrollment Reporting

Presenters:

  • Melissa Hyatt, Texas State University, Associate University Registrar
  • Victoria Strimple, Texas State University, Coordinator/Enrollment Data Auditor

Video Recording


College Board Update: CLEP

Presenter: Gini Beran, Director of CLEP Outreach

Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


 SB 25 Update

Presenter: Jennifer McDowell, University of Texas at Dallas, University Registrar

Presentation Slides  |  Video Recording


Legislative Updates (Legislative Issues Committee) PART 2 with Q&A

Presenter: Dr. Sam Carrell, The University of Tyler, Associate Registrar

Video Recording


 Admissions Hot Topics

Presenters:

  • Sheila Gray, Texas Tech University, Associate Director
  • Maggie Cano, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment

Video Recording


 Virtual Happy Hour

Sponsored by Med+Proctor
Presenter: Georgina Antillon, University of Texas at El Paso, Director of Testing

Video Recording


PRESENTATIONS FROM PREVIOUS SUMMER MEETINGS 

2019 Meetings

The 2019 University and/or Community College Issues Meeting was held on July 16, 2019.  These are the presentations from this meeting:

The 2019 Apply Texas/SPEEDE EDI Meeting was held on July 17, 2019.  These are the presentations from that meeting:

2018 Meetings

The 2018 University Issues Meeting was held on July 17, 2018.  These are the presentations from that meeting:

The 2018 Apply Texas/SPEEDE EDI Meeting was held on July 18, 2018.  These are the presentations from that meeting:

The 2018 Community College Issues Meeting was held July 19 - 20, 2018.  These are the presentations from that meeting:

2017 Meetings

The 2017 University Issues Meeting was held on July 18, 2017.  These are the presentations from that meeting:

The 2017 Apply Texas/SPEEDE-EDI Meeting was held on July 19, 2017.  These are the presentations from that meeting:

The 2017 Community College Issues Meeting was held July 20 - 21, 2017. These are the presentations from that meeting: