Let’s dance & celebrate: MASBA has been closing gaps for Latinx students & English Language Learners for 50 years! Join us for ¡MASBAilemos!—our golden jubilee conference at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk on February 20-23, 2020!

Please note: Advance registration is now closed for our 2020 annual conference. You can register on-site on February 20-22 for $300 for MASBA members and $400 for non-members, or for $125 or $175 respectively for a day pass.

Special guests for our 2020 conference include Tejano legend Gary Hobbs, motivational speakers Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Roy Juarez, Marisa Rivera & Carlos Ojeda, Jr., keynote & MASBA co-founder Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez of UT Arlington, & keynotes Dr. Emilio Zamora & Dr. Angela Valenzuela of UT Austin! We’ll have our annual TALAS Superintendents Panel & our annual Graduates Panel, and we’ll welcome back all our MASBA Past Presidents! Because MASBA played a special role in securing UIL recognition of mariachi, we’ll have a special exhibit on MASBA’s hosting of the Texas High School Mariachi Competition from 2010 to 2015! Speaking of mariachi, #MASBAgold will feature all sorts of entertainment, including Mariachi Nuevo Cascabel of San Marcos CISD, Mariachi Los Lobos of Hays CISD, and the famous Mariachi Campanas de America! And, in honor of our 50th anniversary, all attendees will receive a free copy of our new 375-page work on the history of MASBA’s first 50 years!

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Our conference kicks off on Thursday evening with our La Bienvenida reception. Come early & join us for our annual Tour of Best Practices on February 20, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.! This year, we’ll be visiting school sites in the Edgewood, Southside & Southwest ISDs!

Please note: Advance registration for our Tour of Best Practices is now closed. You can register on-site on February 20 for $75 for members and $125 for non-members.