School Finance & Legislative Workshop


The Equity Center is proud to host one of the largest school finance and legislative workshops in the state. Every January 500+ superintendents, CFOs, school board members, legislators, and legislative staff gather in Austin for our Annual School Finance & Legislative Workshop. The program kicks off with lunch and features guest speakers from the Texas Legislature, in addition to seasoned school finance and public education experts from Texas and across the country.

Event Details

Sunday, January 28, 2018
Austin Convention Center
Ballrooms F&G


11:30 a.m. - Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Speakers
4:30 p.m. - Drawing/Raffle

2018 Invited Guest Speakers:

The Honorable Joe Straus
Speaker of the House of Representatives

The Honorable Dan Patrick
Leutenant Governor

The Honorable Larry Taylor
Chairman of Senate Education Committee

The Honorable Dan Huberty
Chairman of House Committee on Public Education

The Honorable John Zerwas
Chairman of HOuse Appropriations Committee

The Honorable Jane Nelson
Chairman of Senate Finance Committee

Dick Lavine
Senior Fiscal Analyst for the Center for Public Policy Priorities

Dale Craymer
President of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association

Talmadge Heflin
Director of the Center for Fiscal Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Registration Details

Register Online (Open November 1, 2017 - January 25, 2018)
Or Call Our Office at 512.478.7313 

Future Dates:

January 27, 2019
January 26, 2020