The State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education Annual Conference will be held on January 24-25 at the Commons Conference Center at the University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin.
The conference theme is Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100. The keynote speaker at the conference is Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, of the University of Texas Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, who will share her research on “The Power of Women: Voting, Policy & Politics in Texas.”
Breakout sessions will feature LRE scholars discussing women’s rights cases, politics, democracy, and voting equality, as well as the presidential nomination process, Electoral College, and a session on cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. Additional sessions will provide opportunities for educators to experience classroom ready lessons.
The cost to attend is $150 per person and includes lunch on both days and all conference materials. The conference is open to teachers K-12 and administrators with an interest in social studies. To register, click on “Professional Development” at texaslre.org.