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High Reliability Schools™ Summit

San Antonio, Texas | February 24–26, 2021
Regular Price default.phtmlUSD $709.00
Early Bird Price default.phtmlUSD $679.00
  • $659.00 per person for teams of 5 or more
  • Early Bird pricing ends December 23rd, 2020

Imagine if every school focused on five key components of education and gave staff the time to fully master them. The result would be sustainable school improvement and high levels of learning for all.

Trusted by educators around the world, the Marzano High Reliability Schools (HRS)™ framework serves as a long-term strategic planning guide for schools and districts. Rather than constantly seeking new initiatives, the framework encourages educators to concentrate their efforts on five key areas of operation:

  1. Safe, Supportive, and Collaborative Culture
  2. Effective Teaching in Every Classroom
  3. Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum
  4. Standards-Referenced Reporting
  5. Competency-Based Education

Join us at the High Reliability Schools Summit to learn how this powerful framework can help address your school or district’s unique needs and goals. With the support and guidance of our acclaimed HRS experts, you and your team will dive deep into the five levels of high reliability schooling, engage in strategic planning, and leave fully prepared to create the conditions for success across your school community.

  • Learn how the HRS framework serves as a school leadership model that offers a clear, concise focus on research-based practices that increase student achievement.
  • Discover how establishing a common model of instructional practice can improve teaching and learning in every classroom.
  • Explore how the professional learning communities (PLC) concept is embedded into the HRS framework and serves as a critical vehicle to drive learning.
  • Acquire a process for establishing a guaranteed and viable curriculum districtwide to ensure all students learn.
  • Understand how to use quick data to monitor and sustain successful practices within schools.
  • Examine key aspects of standards-based grading, such as developing proficiency scales and creating high-quality classroom assessments.
  • Investigate the concept of competency-based education and how it can be developed within a school.

Day 1
February 24, 2021

6:30–8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00–9:45 a.m. Keynote
9:45–10:00 a.m. Break
10:00–11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00–2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion

Day 2
February 25, 2021

7:00–8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony
8:30–10:00 a.m. Keynote
10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:15–2:45 p.m. Keynote
2:45–3:00 p.m. Break
3:00–4:00 p.m. HRS Level-Specific Team Times

Day 3
February 26, 2021

7:00–8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00–9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
9:30–9:45 a.m. Break
9:45–11:30 a.m. Keynote

Agenda is subject to change.

Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Venue Parking Information:
Hilton Palacio del Rio: Valet $44
San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk: Valet $44
La Quinta by Wyndham: Self-Parking $25

All rates are per day and subject to change.

In order to receive the discounted hotel room rate, please mention the Marzano Summit for our room blocks.

After the deadline listed below, rates will be determined by the hotel.


Hilton Palacio del Rio
200 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Discounted Rate: $219 per night for single/double occupancy
Deadline: February 2, 2021
Online reservations


San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk
889 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Discounted Rate: $235 per night for single/double occupancy
Deadline: February 2, 2021


La Quinta by Wyndham, San Antonio Riverwalk
303 Blum St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Discounted Rate: $189 per night for single/double occupancy
Deadline: February 2, 2021
Online reservations


Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

900 E. Market Street

San Antonio, Texas

Additional Information

Product code: CFL013

Cancellations and Substitutions

All cancellations and substitutions must be in submitted in writing via fax (812.336.7790) or email [email protected]

  • Cancellations more than 90 days prior to the event require a $75 processing fee per person.
  • Cancellations between 10 and 90 days prior to the event require half the registration fee.
  • Cancellations less than 10 days prior to the event will receive no refund.

Included with your registration

Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™

Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™

Dramatically improve your school by merging the High Reliability Schools™ (HRS) model and the PLC at Work® process. Ensure continuous quality improvement through strong leadership and culture building.