Housing @ txedFest

June 21-23, 2022 | Round Rock, TX

 

The deadline to get the txedFest group rate at the Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center has passed, but rooms should still be available for direct booking. There are also other many other options for lodging in Round Rock. See below for a list of the hotels closest to the conference.

 

REGISTRATION INFO

Plan Your txedFest Travel

Remote check-in for the Kalahari Resort will be available in the convention center portion of the resort on the lobby level as early as 1 p.m. Monday, June 20. There will also be a dedicated hotel check-in line in the main lobby for conference attendees. Check-in time at the Kalahari is 4 p.m. However, if you are staying at the Kalahari, you may arrive as early as 10 a.m., when the indoor waterpark opens, to pre-register and enjoy the waterpark. Waterpark admission is included for all registered Kalahari guests! The resort will text you when your room is ready after 4 p.m. Hint: Pack a separate waterpark specific bag to make changing easier; waterpark locker rentals are available. Please note that outside coolers, food, or drink are not permitted in the waterparks.

Monday, June 20

1-5 pm
TASA txedFest Check-in/On-site Registration

txedFest kicks off at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. If you arrive early for a related event and/or to enjoy the resort, feel free to check in at the TASA txedFest registration desk and pick up your badge (or register on-site if you missed online registration). Remote resort check-in will be available in the convention center portion of the resort on the lobby level as early as 1 p.m. Monday. There will also be a dedicated hotel check-in line in the main lobby for conference attendees. 

Tuesday, June 21

7 am-7 pm
TASA txedFest Check-in/On-site Registration

Stop by the TASA txedFest registration desk to pick up your badge (or register on-site if you missed online registration). txedFest kicks off at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

8:30-11:30 am
Related Event: New Superintendent Mentor Training

TASA members who have signed up to attend New Superintendent Mentor Training will join us early for a training session and should plan to arrive in Round Rock the day before.

12:00-2:00 pm
Related Event: TASA Breakaway Leadership Closing Session & Celebration

Breakaway Leadership program participants will wrap up the school year with a closing session and celebration

12:00-2:30 pm
Related Event: TASA Higher Education Committee Meeting

The members of TASA’s Higher Education Committee will meet prior to txedFest.

3:00-6:30 pm
TASA txedFest Kickoff

TASA txedFest will kick off at 3 pm with a general session that will be followed by a welcome reception until 6:30 pm. Don’t miss the first session!

Wednesday, June 22

7 am-2 pm
TASA txedFest Check-in/On-site Registration

Stop by the TASA txedFest registration desk to pick up your badge (or register on-site if you missed online registration). 

7:30 am – 1:30 pm
Group Learning & Lunch

 

After breakfast, Wednesday at txedFest will feature a general session with leadership panels, roundtable discussions, and group activities. Lunch will be provided, along with time to connect and share with your tablemates.

1:30-5 pm
Wellness/Teambuilding Time

 

Spend Wednesday afternoon connecting with your team and/or attending to your own wellness. The Kalahari offers a variety of family-friendly activities. See video of the resort.

Thursday, June 23

8-10 am
TASA txedFest Check-in/On-site Registration

Stop by the TASA txedFest registration desk to pick up your badge (or register on-site if you missed online registration). 

8:30 am-12:00 pm
Final Morning

 

txedFest will adjourn by noon on Thursday following a morning of breakout sessions and a great keynote speaker!

Host Hotel

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
3001 Kalahari Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665

The deadline to get the txedFest group rate at the Kalahari has passed, but you may still be able to book directly with the resort

The Kalahari is a full-service vacation destination with meeting and convention facilities. The Round Rock resort combines the magic of Africa with an innovative waterpark, family entertainment centers, a luxury spa, adventurous restaurants, and convention center, all under one roof.

Be sure to watch this short video of the Kalahari’s many amenities!

Other Nearby Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton Austin/Round Rock – 3.2 miles to Kalahari

Aloft Austin Round Rock – 4.8 miles to Kalahari

Hampton Inn Austin-Round Rock – 4.9 miles to Kalahari

Hilton Garden Inn Austin/Round Rock – 5.1 miles to Kalahari

Austin Marriott North – 5.7 miles to Kalahari