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July 16 - July 18

Menger Hotel


Menger Hotel
204 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, Texas
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The conference, called Leading from the Middle, is designed for mid-level administrators at Texas two-year colleges. It is a kind of “boot camp” for deans, division chairs, IT directors, student services directors, and others as we provide key information and insights to help you succeed in your respective positions. We address legal issues, educational technology, legislative and budget orientation, leadership skills, ethics, and other areas that directly affect their performance.


Sunday, July 16:

1:00pm — Registration
2:00-3:15pm — Community Colleges and the Texas Legislature
3:30-5:00pm — Ethics
Break and time for hotel check-in
5:30pm — Meet & Greet (Lobby Bar)
6:00pm — Dinner

Monday, July 17:

8am— Breakfast
9:00-10:15am — Budgeting
10:30-11:45am — Dual Credit
12:00-1:30pm — Lunch & Exhibitor Talks
1:45-3:15pm — Building Programs that Work for Students
3:30-4:30pm — Evaluating Employees
Dinner on your own!

Tuesday, July 18:

8am – Breakfast
9:00-10:15am — Inclusion/Diversity

10:30-11:45am — Legal Issues in Higher Education

Michael J. Kim, MKim LegalMichael Y. Kim, Attorney, MKim Legal
Michael Y. Kim founded MKim Legal on April 1, 2015. Mr. Kim was born in Dallas, Texas, and he grew up in Arlington, Texas. He graduated from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. in Finance. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. While in law school, Mr. Kim was on the St. Mary’s Law Journal and the Board of Advocates, and was inducted into the Order of the Barristers. His practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, contractual disputes, fraud and fiduciary duty claims, landlord/tenant disputes, consumer and deceptive trade practice claims, public and private employment disputes, constitutional claims, personal injury and premises liability claims, and business formations and transactions. Over the years, Mr. Kim has represented clients both as plaintiffs and defendants, and he has handled lawsuits, arbitrations, and due process hearings all over the State of Texas. He has represented a vast array of clients from individuals and small businesses in contractual disputes to educational leaders in due process hearings to Fortune 500 companies in the prosecution and defense of a variety of legal claims.


11:45am — Adjourn

Menger Hotel LobbyJoin us at the renowned, historic Menger Hotel. In addition to being the closest hotel to The Alamo, the Menger is adjacent to the Rivercenter Mall and a two-block walk from San Antonio’s vibrant River Walk. Call today, (800) 345-9285 and mention TCCTA to secure the Leading from the Middle room rate of $120.

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July 16
July 18