46th Annual State Conference

Visit this page for all 2021 conference updates about registration, award applications, and more.

LA LUCHA SIGUE Continuing the Fight for Dignity, Education, and the Chicano Identity.

Format | Fully Online

Audience | faculty, staff, students, and advocates of higher education.

Registration | OPEN - See below for registration options and links organized by levels of membership and daily options.

Call for Proposals NOW CLOSED: Due March 22

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral Poster Presentations NOW CLOSED: Due March 31

Career & Leadership Development Institute, CLDI Cohort 2 NOW CLOSED Due: March 22nd

Fellowships and Awards, NOW CLOSED: Due March 30, 2021

full Virtual Conference Rates

Cost: $145.00

TACHE Members may register here.

Cost: $75.00

Registering more than 5 students? Email our Operations Director for details!

Cost: $165.00

Are you a non-member with questions? Email our Operations Director for assistance!

Daily Virtual Rates

Cost: $50 daily

TACHE Members may register here.

Cost: $25 daily

Registering more than 5 students? Email our TACHE Operations Director for details!

Cost: $65 daily

Are you a non-member with questions? Email our TACHE Operations Director for assistance!

Register for the 46th Annual State Conference Here!

Sponsors Make A Difference!

Invitation for Conference Sponsorship from Mayra Olivares-Ureta, Ph.D.,TACHE President-Elect

Our 46th Annual TACHE Conference theme is “La Lucha Sigue” Continuing the Fight for Dignity, Education and the Chicano Identity

Examples of Topics at the conference have included:

  • Professional Development

  • Latino Issues in Higher Education

  • Hispanic Serving Institutions

  • Recruitment and Retention of Latino Faculty & Students

  • Data-Driven Strategies and Innovations

  • and Much More

Visit out "Conference Sponsorship" page to learn more about how to sponsor our event! Thank you to your contributions.

Conference Planning Committee

Conference Chair: Dr. Mayra Olivares-Urueta, Vice President at Tarrant County College; TACHE President-Elect

Conference Co-Chairs:

• Florencio U. Aranda III, Ph.D., Texas Christian University

• David Barrera, Jr., Director of Project SENDA – Del Mar College

• Gabriel Barrientez, Career Advisor – Texas A&M University-San Antonio

• Chelsea Barron Davila Conaway, Doctoral Candidate – University of Texas San Antonio

• Laura Cortes Frano, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, University of the Incarnate Word

• Stephanie Cuellar, Doctoral Student & Graduate Assistant– Texas Christian University

• Karla DeCuir, Sr. Director of Enrollment Management & External Affairs – University of Houston-Victoria

• Elsa Diego-Medrano, Ph.D., Associate Professor – West Texas A&M University

• Karla Duran, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, University of the Incarnate Word

• Adalia Espinosa, Career Counselor – University of Houston

• Nancy Garcia, Ed.D, Assistant Professor, West Texas A&M University

• Tozi Gutierrez, Ph.D, Clinical Assistant Professor – Texas State University

• Maria L. Honey, Director of Stanford Alexander Center for Real Estate – University of Houston

• Ana Martinez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor – Texas State University

• Cristina M. Martinez Sullivan, Ed.D., Dean of Academic Affairs – Tarrant County College

• Mayra Olivares-Urueta, Ph.D., Vice President – Tarrant County College

• Cesar Quezada, Coordinator – University of North Texas

• Mario A. Ramirez , Director - Midwestern State University Texas


“Each member of the planning committee is committed and dedicated to furthering the development of their colleagues. The planning committee volunteers their time and energy above and beyond their professional careers,”

-Dr. Olivares-Urueta, TACHE Conference Chair.