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Leading Academic Student Success Onward


Are you ready for the Annual TEXAAN Conference?  The 2024 TEXAAN Conference Committee needs your help to shape this year’s conference experience.  This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for higher education professionals to share best practices, discover innovative ideas, develop new connections, and experience diverse perspectives to support student success. 

We cordially invite advisors and administrators from all expertise and experience levels to submit proposals for the TEXAAN 2024 ConferenceTEXAAN offers various session formats to provide a conference schedule that showcases the variety of TEXAAN membersPlease review each format option below, and select the one that fits your topic best!


There are six unique session types:

  • 60-minute Session, Research: Presentation of quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method studies about academic advising and issues pertinent to academic advising such as student development, retention, diversity, staff development, etc. (Eligible for Best in TEXAAN award)
  • 60-minute Session, Trends and Issues: Presentation addressing emerging trends, issues, and concepts pertinent to academic advising. (Eligible for Best in TEXAAN award)
  • 60-minute Session, Assessed Institutional Initiative: Presentation highlighting specific programs/initiatives that have been instituted, assessed, and shown to be successful on a particular campus. Successful presentations will illustrate the greater significance and applicability of these programs/initiatives to other institutions. (Eligible for Best in TEXAAN award)
  • 60-minute New Advisor Institute: Sessions designed to provide resources to affect positive change and growth as an advisor with less than 4 years experience.
  • 60-minute Mid-Level Managers Institute: Sessions focused on identifying the complexities facing higher education and the academic advising profession with 5 or more years of experience.


    Proposal authors may also select any of the following

    tags as a method for categorizing their session:

    • Advising/Coach
    • Career Advising
    • Academic Retention Practices
    • New Advisor Hire and/or Training
    • Mentorship
    • Other Professional Development
    • And more...


      • Proposal Submission Application Opens: July 2023
      • Proposal Submission Deadline: September 15, 2023 
        • Extended to September 24 @ 11:59 p.m.
      • Accepted Presenters Notified: October 7, 2023
      • Presenter Registration Deadline: October 31, 2023*
      • Proposal Submission Link:

      *Speakers should complete their registration process by 10/31, but can use an invoice option if payment cannot be made by that date. This process will confirm their acceptance as a speaker for the conference.

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        ABOUT US

        TEXAAN serves as a professional representation of academic advising in Texas by providing professional development, networking, recognition, and dissemination of information. Our goals are to (1) establish a communication network for academic advisors at institutions of higher education in Texas, (2) assist with the implementation of professional standards as defined by NACADA core values of Academic Advising, (3) serve as the liaison for Texas professional, governing, and education agencies, (4) maintain active affiliation with NACADA both regionally and nationally, and (5) offer an annual conference for Texas academic advisors, counselors, and higher education professionals.




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        2400 McCullough Ave, #15882

        San Antonio, TX 78212

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