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Hyatt Regency | Lost Pines Resort, TX | May 31–June 2

2019 Charles Butt Scholar Symposium

May 31 – June 2, 2019

Program Overview

The Charles Butt Scholars Symposium brings together students who have been selected to receive the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers. The Symposium provides opportunities for networking, self-reflection and professional learning. The theme for the inaugural Symposium is “Raise Your Voice.” As top future educators, Charles Butt Scholars must harness their passion and expertise to ensure every Texas public school student has the excellent teacher they deserve.

Download the App

To access the schedule, speakers, exhibitors, other attendees and more at the tip of your fingers, please download our official conference app on your smartphone. Using this app, you will be able to stay up to date with all of the conference details while also unlocking your networking opportunities. See below for directions.

Get our Free Official Event App:

  • Download the Socio Event App by searching for it in your Android Phone or iPhone’s App Store.
  • After the app is installed, please Sign Up and setup your Attendee Profile!
  • Select “Search for an Event” and find Charles Butt Scholars Symposium taking place in Cedar Creek, TX.
  • Select Join Now

What to Pack

The Charles Butt Scholars Symposium will include a mixture of indoor professional learning and outdoor activities. During professional learning sessions, business casual attire is requested.

  • Business casual attire for learning sessions
  • Casual attire for meals
  • Casual/athletic attire for outdoor activity on Saturday
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Water bottle
  • Laptop computer or tablet


This is a preliminary agenda. Session information and times are subject to change. Please download the Charles Butt Scholars Symposium app for more information.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Shuttle Boarding
Location Based on University
1 – 2 p.m.

Hotel Check-in Begins
4 p.m.

Lost Pines Foyer
4 – 7 p.m.

Welcome Dinner
LBJ Pavilion
7 – 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Registration Cont’d
Lost Pines Foyer
7:30 – 9 a.m.

Lost Pines 4
8 – 9 a.m.

Leadership: Know Your Why
Lost Pines 5-8
9:15 – 11:15 a.m.

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions
Salon CDE
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pecan Court
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

1:30 – 2 p.m.

Collaboration Activity
2 – 6 p.m.

6 – 7 p.m.

Pecan Canopy
7 – 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Lost Pines 4
7 – 8 a.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
See Breakout Session Timeline
8 – 11 a.m.

Pecan Court
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
See Breakout Session Timeline
12 – 2:45 p.m.

Closing Keynote
Lost Pines 5-8
3 – 4 p.m.

Hotel Accommodations


The inaugural cohort of recipients of the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is made up of 100 impressive and diverse scholars from across the state.