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FACE Institute conference














This 1-day event is dedicated to enhancing collaboration and communication between parents, community organizations, and school districts. Presentations address topics that impact students who are served under Title I, Title III, bilingual, ESL, prekindergarten, migrant, and special education programs.  REGISTER


Date: Friday, August 11, 2017
Session ID: 1295874
Time: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 
Credit: 6 CPE 
Fee: $35
Location: McKinney Conference Center
7200 Northwest 100 Drive | Houston, Texas 77092

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Featured Speakers:


anne-gradyAnne Grady is an author, entrepreneur, and expert in organizational communication. With a master’s degree in communication and 20 years of experience, Anne energizes and inspires audiences around the world, and she does it while providing practical tools and strategies, sharing her down-to-earth wit and candor and keeping people laughing while they are learning.


Anne helps people get out of their comfort zone, define their true priorities, and overcome any obstacle with courage and resilience.


Anne works with corporations, nonprofits, government agencies, and schools, and she shares strategies to improve communication, build teamwork, and reduce stress.





alheadshot02Andres Lara was 16 when he escaped from Cuba. He arrived in America not knowing a word of English, without his parents, without any money, and was even homeless for a while. Andres graduated with honors from Montclair State University with a major in speech communication and a minor in creative writing. He is the author of several international-selling books, including Inspire The Sleeping Giant Within, How To Stay Motivated During Difficult Times; and The Finish Line.


He has appeared on famous radio shows and has been featured in countless newspapers all around the country. He’s currently the CEO of A. Success Training, former president of Inspiration Magazine, and a nationally known speaker.






debbie-silverDr. Debbie Silver is an award-winning teacher, a best-selling author, and one of the most popular keynote and professional development presenters in the United States.


With 30 years spent as a teacher, staff development instructor, and university professor, Debbie doesn’t just know her way around the classroom—she is familiar with the challenges educators face at every level, from kindergarten to college. The former Louisiana Teacher of the Year has given presentations around the world (including 49 states, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia), helping audiences to interact with students on a deeper level.


Debbie’s mission is to remind educators of how important they are in the lives of children. She firmly believes that teachers need to have fun and make authentic connections with students to make the biggest impact in the classroom.






7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, Texas 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708