Skip to Main Content

Winter Leadership Summit

TETL Winter Summit

UPDATE 1/30/2023****Due to inclement weather the 2023 TETL Winter Summit originally scheduled for February 1 has been POSTPONED to a later date. Stay safe and stay tuned for more information coming soon.****



TETL Winter Summit 2023

Hays CISD, Performing Arts Center

4100 Everett Drive, Kyle, TX 78640


Data privacy and data governance are the key topics, as we “Take it to the Next Level.” Please reach out to your neighboring districts and invite them to attend. If they are not a member, we offer a complimentary registration in our “Try Before you Buy” initiative. Please have them email to receive the registration code.

Winter Summit Program






Exhibitor Set-up

Registration, Coffee and Vendor Networking

Coffee/Breakfast sponsored by ClassLink



 Welcome and Announcements

 Kari Murphy, Chair

 Dianne Borreson, Executive Director

Multipurpose Room

10:20 – 10:30

Brief Intro to our Tier 2 Sponsor- Veeam

Multipurpose Room



 Tier 1 Sponsorship- Blocksi 


Multipurpose Room


 Data Governance- CyFair ISD/ Tier 1 Sponsor iShpere



Multipurpose Room


Lunch and Networking- Lunch sponsored by Content Keeper


Multipurpose Room


Dedicated Vendor Time



Incident Response and Security Risks- Deer Park/Tier 1 Sponsor Layer 3

Multipurpose Room


Brief intro to our Tier 2 Sponsor- - Prime Systems

Multipurpose Room


Student Data Privacy-Basics of NDPA



Multipurpose Room


 Tier 1 Sponsorship- Ed-Fi Data Standards


Multipurpose Room


Brief intro to our Tier 2 Sponsor- SysCloud

Multipurpose Room


Closing and Door Prizes


Multipurpose Room



Tier 1 Sponsors








































Tier 2 Sponsors

















































Tier 3 Sponsors











































































































Join a TETL Committee!

Leadership & DevelopmentChaired by Robin Stout and Barbara Brown

The Leadership & Development Committee is charged with planning and executing leadership and development opportunities. They will be working closely with Karen Fuller on upcoming professional development opportunities. The Leadership & Development committee meets the first Thursday of every month at 2:00. Zoom link to join Leadership & Development Committee Meeting.


Membership—Chaired by Jacque Fewin and Eva Mendoza

The Membership Committee is focused on growing our membership. The following regional service centers are members: 4, 7, 10, 11, 12, and 20!  We still need Regional Champions for 1, 3, 6, 7, 8 12, 14, 15, 18, and 19. Email if you are interested in being a regional champion. The Membership Committee Meeting calls are the fourth Thursday of every month. Zoom link to join Membership Committee meeting.


Advocacy—Chaired by Chris Cummings

The Advocacy Committee is charged with developing and advancing advocacy initiatives. This committee works closely with CoSN to ensure our voices are heard. The Advocacy Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month at 1:00.

Note: Due to the holidays, the December meeting has been moved to December 6, at 1:00. Zoom link to join the Advocacy Committee.


Digital Shift—Chaired by Karla Burkholder and Chris Langford

The Digital Shift Committee is responsible for publishing content to support TETL initiatives. They have published several whitepapers which can be found on the TETL website. This committee meets the third Wednesday of every month at 12:30. Zoom link to join the Digital Shift Committee.


Meeting & Events—Chaired by Leslie Garakani

The Meeting & Events Committee is charged with planning our three main events. This committee works closely with the executive director to select venues, sponsors, presenters, and content for each event. This committee meets the second Tuesday of every month at 1:30. Zoom link to join the Meeting & Events Committee.


TrustEd—Chaired by Greg Grimes

The purpose is of the TrustEd Committee is to provide materials and support for data privacy initiatives, cybersecurity planning, and building a trusted learning environment. This committee doesn’t meet on a regular schedule. This committee also works closely with Data Privacy Alliance.  To request access to the national database, go to

Submit your nominations for TETL Awards!

The Grace Hopper, TEAM, or the Empowered Superintendent Award!

Go to to find out more about each category 
and complete an online submission. Deadline March 1, 2023.

Save the Date | TETL Clinic 2023

June 21-22, 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel and Conference Center

San Marcos, TX

Cancellations / Refunds Policy 

Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a refund for your registration is 14 calendar days before the event. Registration cancellations received prior to the deadline may be eligible to receive a refund, less a $25 service fee. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number. Substitutions for registrations will be accepted if authorized in writing by the original registrant.


Sponsorship Cancellations  

Sponsorship cancellation may be requested no later than 45 days before the event. TETL may grant a full refund, minus a $100 service fee. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.  

In the event that an in-person meeting must be canceled due to COVID, we will switch the meeting to all virtual. Sponsors will be given a choice to continue to participate virtually, move their sponsorship to another event in the future, or request a full refund.