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Education Conferences in 2019 That You Should Consider Attending

By The Room 241 Team September 20, 2018

There are a ton of education conference options each year and most of them aren’t cheap. Ticket prices, travel costs, and taking time away from work all make choosing the absolute best conference a must—because despite the logistics, conferences can be so useful (even life-changing) for educators.

Here’s a list of upcoming education-focused conferences in 2019 for teachers, administrators, and community leaders – large and small, free and paid, and all guaranteed to inspire. Let’s get out there and collaborate! Are there any conferences that should be listed? Tell us on Facebook!

Upcoming 2019 Education Conferences

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    May
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    2019

    NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo

    Destination DC, 901 7th Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC

    Cost: Cost: $229 – $1159

    NAFSA will use eventBit technology at the NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo. eventBit will help NAFSA learn more about conference attendee interests in order to ensure high-quality, relevant, and innovative content, programs, and services meet the diverse needs of the international education community.

    Event URL: http://www.nafsa.org/Annual_Conference/Annual_Conference___Expo/

    Buy Tickets URL: http://www.nafsa.org/Annual_Conference/Registration/

    Contact Number: 202-495-2596

    Contact Email: accessibility@nafsa.org

  • Mon
    03
    Jun
    2019
    Wed
    05
    Jun
    2019

    Southeast Conference on Positive Behavior Interventions and Support

    Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St, Savannah, GA

    Cost: N/A

    The Southeast Conference on Positive Behavior Interventions and Support is a two and a half day annual conference that provides training for schools and districts for developing school-wide behavioral intervention plans. It provides the attendees with the opportunity to choose from four strands for PBIS implementation.

    Event URL: http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ce/conferences/sepbis/

    Buy Tickets URL: http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ce/conferences/sepbis/register/

    Presentation Proposals URL: http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ce/conferences/sepbis/exhibitors-sponsors/

    Contact Number: (912) 478-5555

    Contact Email: ericlanders@georgiasouthern.edu

  • Fri
    07
    Jun
    2019
    Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019

    HelloEarlyLitCon, Raleigh, NC

    Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

    Cost: $265 - $300

    Join Jen Jones a stand out literacy PD conference event! Throughout the day, Jen will present a variety of low prep/high yield strategies that are simple and free to implement in your school immediately! This PD is appropriate for K-2. Open to all teachers, any school, any state.

    Event URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/helloearlylitcon-raleigh-nc

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/helloearlylitcon-raleigh-nc

  • Sun
    16
    Jun
    2019
    Wed
    19
    Jun
    2019

    South Carolina ASA: 2019 Innovative Ideas Institute

    2019 SCASA INNOVATIVE IDEAS INSTITUTE, KINGSTON PLANTATION , Myrtle Beach, SC

    Cost: $255 - $535

    The SCASA Innovative Ideas Institute, now in its 39th year, is the premier leadership development conference for approximately 1,600 public school leaders in South Carolina and other southeastern states annually. Over three days keynotes and educational sessions are targeted to various school and position levels. Attendees range from assistant principals to superintendents and include all functions at the district level. Speakers and submitted topic areas are reviewed by a team of Board-approved school leaders. Well-respected state, regional, and nationally-recognized educational practitioners and business leaders are selected to provide information and motivational messages on leadership skills and innovative instructional programs and best practices. Trends and new strategies, presented in plenary and workshop format, offer numerous opportunities for recertification credits. The conference also provides an interface with over 100 exhibitors who are also industry experts and solution-providers apprised of the most cutting edge products and services available to schools and districts to improve learning outcomes. Finally, participants have the opportunity to network and learn from their colleagues' professional successes. Collaborating with both peers and experts on the most effective state-of-the-art instructional and leadership approaches is critical for gaining new perspectives and renewing energy around implementation of solutions that are designed to maximize student achievement.

    Event URL: https://www.scasa.org/innovativeideasinstitute

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.scasa.org/ev_calendar_day.asp?date=6/16/2019&eventid=450

     

  • Tue
    18
    Jun
    2019

    Trauma Informed School Conference - Spring 2019

    St. Charles Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza , St. Charles, MO

    Cost: 469

    This comprehensive three-day trauma-informed conference that is designed for educators, school administrators, school personnel, mental health professionals, and community partners. This conference will give you the understanding, knowledge, and tools you need to successfully create a trauma-informed learning environment, whether it is in a single classroom, a whole school, or an entire district.

    Event URL: http://www.beyondconsequences.com/tisc-spring

    Buy Tickets URL: http://www.beyondconsequences.com/tisc-spring

     

  • Wed
    19
    Jun
    2019
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    22
    Jun
    2019

    2019 Innovative Schools Summit ATLANTA

    Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA

    Cost: $85 - $450

    Calling upon nationally renowned authors and experts in the areas of relational aggression, behavior management, groundbreaking teaching strategies, working with students with emotional/behavioral challenges, school safety and innovative counseling techniques, Developmental Resources offers a host of webinars, public seminars, on-site training options and national conferences. This summit will host 5 conferences from one location on a single day.

    Event URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-innovative-schools-summit-atlanta-registration-46984935206

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-innovative-schools-summit-atlanta-registration-46984935206

    Contact Number: 800-251-6805

    Contact Email: pd@accutrain.com

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    Wed
    26
    Jun
    2019

    ISTE Philly - EdTech Conference 2019

    Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St , Philadelphia, PA

    Cost: N/A

    ISTE19 is the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. It's also the place to get connected to the brightest minds in edtech, then network with them all year long.

    Event URL: https://conference.iste.org/2019/

    Buy Tickets URL: https://conference.iste.org/2019/attend/

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    Fri
    28
    Jun
    2019

    Exeter for Educators

    Phillips Exeter Academy - 20 Main Street - Exeter, NH 03833

    Cost: $1500

    Phillips Exeter Academy offers intensive, one-week programs for secondary and middle school teachers provide enriching professional development in a variety of subject matters; select programs provide an introduction to Exeter’s signature Harkness method of instruction. Spend a week living, learning and finding inspiration with peers and noted faculty on our historic campus in New Hampshire’s scenic Seacoast region.

    • Fee includes dormitory housing, meals, program materials and return transportation to Boston and Manchester airports.
    • All programs provide a certificate of completion and professional development clock hours.

    Event URL: https://exeter.edu/sites/default/files/documents/Exeter-for-Educators-2019.pdf

    Buy Tickets URL: http://www.exeter.edu/programs-educators

    Contact Email: rhanson@exeter.edu

  • Tue
    25
    Jun
    2019
    Thu
    27
    Jun
    2019

    ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

    N/A

    Cost: $510 - $588

    The ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence immerses professional educators in the best and latest instructional approaches. Join educators from around the world to hear from experts who've overcome trauma, adversity, and equity issues to create foundations for resilient lives.

    Event URL: http://www.ascd.org/conference-on-teaching-excellence.aspx

    Buy Tickets URL: http://www.ascd.org/conferences/conference-on-teaching-excellence/CTE-registration.aspx

  • Tue
    09
    Jul
    2019
    Thu
    11
    Jul
    2019

    2019 Innovative Schools Summit LAS VEGAS

    Caesars Palace Hotel, 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV

    Cost: $85 - $450

    Scholars struggle to consistently define and distinguish the terms, but educators agree on the need to transform both "climate" and "culture" to improve academic outcomes. This event features practical, real-world initiatives that are successfully transforming the quality, character and personality of schools. It showcases programs, assessments and tools proven to improve school culture and climate. Evidence-based and research-based interventions will be introduced, while the forum also highlights high-potential efforts currently being implemented in the laboratory of everyday school life.

    Event URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-innovative-schools-summit-las-vegas-registration-47023819510

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-innovative-schools-summit-las-vegas-registration-47023819510

    Contact Number: 800-251-6805

    Contact Email: pd@accutrain.com

  • Wed
    10
    Jul
    2019
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    13
    Jul
    2019

    SREB Making Schools Work Conference

    Baltimore, Maryland

    Cost: $300 - $365

    Join us at SREB’s Making Schools Work Conference, a powerful professional learning event for K-12 teachers, counselors, principals, technology center directors and state and district education agency personnel. This event – formerly known as the High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference – annually attracts thousands of educators.

    Event URL: https://www.sreb.org/making-schools-work-conference

    Buy Tickets URL: https://sreb.ungerboeck.com/prod/emc00/register.aspx?OrgCode=10&EvtID=5100&AppCode=REG&CC=118090568464

    Presentation Proposals URL: https://sreb-web.ungerboeck.com/spa/spa_p1_authors.aspx?oc=10&cc=118090648678

  • Wed
    17
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    19
    Jul
    2019

    Building Learning Communities Education Conference

    THE BOSTON PARK PLAZA HOTEL, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street, Boston, MA

    Cost: N/A

    The Building Learning Communities education conference, hosted by best-selling education author and keynoter Alan November, will be offering solutions from around the world to empower our students with the skills they need to be lifelong learners. Education Conference strands include: Critical Thinking on the Web, Authentic Problem Solving, Global Communications, Crafting Vision and Managing Change, and Collaborative Classrooms, and Making Thinking Visible. Alan has handpicked keynote speakers that our renown for their ability to impart practical solutions such as clinical and organizational psychologist Rob Evans, director of a school for special needs children Christy LaPaglia, and the wisdom of nine-year-old Olivia Van Ledtje.

    Event URL: https://novemberlearning.com/education-conference/

    Contact Number: 781-631-4333

    Contact Email: dan@novemberlearning.com

  • Wed
    17
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    19
    Jul
    2019

    Building Learning Communities 2019 - Boston Education Conference 2019

    Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers, 50 Park Plaza , Boston, MA

    Cost: $595- $745

    Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 20th BLC 2019 education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world!

    Event URL: https://novemberlearning.com/education-conference/

    Buy Tickets URL: https://novemberlearning.com/education-conference/blc-conference-registration/

     

  • Wed
    07
    Aug
    2019

    Understanding Texts & Readers presented by Jennifer Serravallo

    School of Education, 301 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, VA

    Cost: $150

    Comprehension instruction can feel challenging: the reader variables, text variables, and figuring out how to make visible what's invisible in students' minds. In this workshop, Jen will help comprehension make sense. Leaning on the four fiction and four nonfiction comprehension goals she presented in The Reading Strategies Book, she will walk you through how to use text levels as a teacher's tool to know what to expect of readers' written and oral responses level-by-level and goal-by-goal.

    Event URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-texts-readers-presented-by-jennifer-serravallo-tickets-48423786850

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-texts-readers-presented-by-jennifer-serravallo-tickets-48423786850#tickets

    Contact Number: 757-221-1528

    Contact Email: denise.johnson@wm.edu

  • Fri
    09
    Aug
    2019
    Sat
    10
    Aug
    2019

    HelloLitCon Princeton, NJ

    Princeton Elks Lodge #2129, 2 Georgetown Franklin Turnpike, Skillman, NJ 08558

    Cost: $300 - $350

    Join Jen Jones a stand out literacy PD conference event! Throughout the day, Jen will present a variety of low prep/high yield strategies that are simple and free to implement in your school immediately! This PD is appropriate for K-6. Open to all teachers, any school, any state.

    Event URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-princeton-nj

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-princeton-nj

  • Fri
    06
    Sep
    2019
    Sat
    07
    Sep
    2019

    HelloLitCon Houston, TX

    Princeton Elks Lodge #2129, 2 Georgetown Franklin Turnpike, Skillman, NJ 08558

    Cost: $300 - $350

    Join Jen Jones a stand out literacy PD conference event! Throughout the day, Jen will present a variety of low prep/high yield strategies that are simple and free to implement in your school immediately! This PD is appropriate for K-8. Open to all teachers, any school, any state.

    Event URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-houston-tx-1

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-houston-tx-1

  • Fri
    13
    Sep
    2019
    Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019

    HelloLitCon Atlanta, GA

    Johns Creek Event Center, 11455 Lakefield Dr, Johns Creek, GA 30097

    Cost: $300 - $350

    Join Jen Jones a stand out literacy PD conference event! Throughout the day, Jen will present a variety of low prep/high yield strategies that are simple and free to implement in your school immediately! This PD is appropriate for K-5. Open to all teachers, any school, any state.

    Event URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-atlanta-ga

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-atlanta-ga

  • Tue
    01
    Oct
    2019
    Wed
    02
    Oct
    2019

    Trauma Informed School Conference - Fall 2019

    Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street , Sacramento, CA

    Cost: $369 - $469

    Come join us for this comprehensive two-day trauma-informed conference that is designed for educators, school administrators, school personnel, mental health professionals, and community partners. This conference will give you the understanding, knowledge, and tools you need to successfully create a trauma-informed learning environment, whether it is in a single classroom, a whole school, or an entire district.

    Event URL: http://www.beyondconsequences.com/tisc-fall

    Buy Tickets URL: http://www.beyondconsequences.com/tisc-fall

  • Thu
    10
    Oct
    2019
    Fri
    11
    Oct
    2019

    Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students: Live Professional Development Workshop

    Courtyard Marriott, 15686 Sequoia Pkwy, Tigard, Oregon

    Cost: $169 for 1 day, $259 for 2 days

    The Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop equips you with 200 ready-to-use, more effective strategies to turnaround defiant, unmotivated, difficult, truant, violent, conduct disordered, oppositional, emotionally disturbed, depressed, non-compliant, learning disabled, and withdrawn youth and children ages 5 through 18.

    Event URL: https://www.youthchg.com/teacher-workshops/

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.youthchg.com/portland-workshop

  • Tue
    22
    Oct
    2019
    Thu
    24
    Oct
    2019

    AAEE 2019: Education Conferences and Career Fair

    Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, 777 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA

    Cost: $350 - $495

    Our annual conference covers professional development and networking opportunities for professionals from: career services, Colleges of Education, academic advising, K-12 recruitment, school system administration, non-profit and for-profit education-related organizations, and state departments of education. Please note that registration for the conference does not include the career fair! This requires a second registration.

    Event URL: https://aaee.org/conference

    Buy Tickets URL: https://aaee.org/event-3237300

    Presentation Proposals URL: https://goo.gl/forms/kbXeDFGQIQEfKmi32

  • Fri
    25
    Oct
    2019
    Sat
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    Oct
    2019

    HelloLitCon Minneapolis, MN

    North Star Ballroom at U. of Minnesota, 100 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

    Cost: $300 - $350

    Join Jen Jones a stand out literacy PD conference event! Throughout the day, Jen will present a variety of low prep/high yield strategies that are simple and free to implement in your school immediately! This PD is appropriate for K-8. Open to all teachers, any school, any state.

    Event URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-minneapolis-mn

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-minneapolis-mn

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019
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    02
    Nov
    2019

    HelloLitCon Chicago, IL

    Student Center West-Univ. of Illinois, Student Center West, 828 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL 60612

    Cost: $300 - $350

    Join Jen Jones a stand out literacy PD conference event! Throughout the day, Jen will present a variety of low prep/high yield strategies that are simple and free to implement in your school immediately! This PD is appropriate for K-8. Open to all teachers, any school, any state.

    Event URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-chicago-il

    Buy Tickets URL: https://www.helloliteracy.com/events-1/hellolitcon-chicago-il

  • Fri
    08
    Nov
    2019
    Sun
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    Nov
    2019

    ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

    Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St , National Harbor, MD

    Cost: $499 - $599

    Whether your leadership imperatives are in a classroom, a school, or systemwide, this event will address your needs with practical solutions. Join your colleagues from across the country at the 2019 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership.

    Event URL: http://www.ascd.org/conference-on-educational-leadership.aspx

    Buy Tickets URL: http://www.ascd.org/conferences/conference-on-educational-leadership/CEL-registration.aspx

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