Pre-Service Curriculum Facilitator’s Training – Southern Region

Event Details

As part of the new Texas CASA Pre-Service Volunteer Curriculum and Facilitation Guide, we will be hosting regional trainings for facilitators. Registration is now open for the first regional Pre-Service Curriculum Facilitator’s Train, taking place on Sept. 24-25 on South Padre Island. The next regional trainings will take place in or near Lubbock, Dallas, Houston and Central Texas, with dates and locations being finalized soon.

Registration for this first training is open to the different regions in this order:

  • Registration is open to the Southern and Coastal Regions only, until Aug. 28, 2018.
  • Registration will then be open to All Regions.

To allow for in-depth work, each training is limited to 30 participants, or two per program.


Event Details

Location:  Pearl South Padre Island Hotel & Resorts
310 Padre Boulevard
South Padre Island, TX 78597 | Map

Meeting Room: White Marlin

Attire: Room temperatures may vary so please bring a sweater.

Parking: Onsite parking will be available at no cost.

Meals Included: 

Sept. 24 – Lunch
Sept. 25 – Breakfast & lunch


A discounted hotel block has been reserved for the nights of Sunday, Sept. 23; Monday, Sept. 24; and Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at Pearl South Padre Island Hotel & Resorts until Sept. 3, 2018. Please make your reservation before this date. After Sept. 3, 2018, rooms cannot be guaranteed. 

Room rate (if reserved on or before Sept. 3): $124 plus tax

To reserve your room: Call the hotel at (956) 761-6551 and refer to the “Texas CASA Regional Training.”


Monday, Sept. 24 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

12:00 p.m.  Lunch provided, Introductions
12:30 p.m. Welcome to the New Texas CASA Pre-Service Curriculum, Sessions 1-4
5:00 p.m.  Adjourn

Tuesday, Sept. 25 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

9:00 a.m.  Breakfast provided
9:30 a.m.  Fantastic Facilitation & Integrating New Digital Learning Options
12:00 p.m.  Lunch provided
1:00 p.m. Facilitating the New Texas CASA Pre-Service Curriculum, Sessions 4-8
5:00 p.m.  Adjourn


If you have any questions or suggestions, or would like more information, please contact Curriculum Designer and Trainer Margaret Halpin at