College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference


College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference

July 9 – 11, 2018
Orlando, Florida
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

The Networking Conference focuses exclusively on SREB’s literacy and math strategies to support teacher instruction and student learning. These tools break down the walls of isolation to create a collaborative environment where teachers can experiment and encourage student-based discovery. Learn how to build student and teacher confidence and meet college- and career-readiness standards at the same time!



You may download the form below to mail or fax your registration through June 29, 2018, or you may register online. If you wish to pay by credit card, you must register online.


See payment options below. Register online now.

Registration Options Date Fee
HSTW Staff Development Conference Only July 11-14, 2018 $300
College-and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference Only July 9-11, 2018 $225
College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference & HSTW Staff Development Conference July 9-14, 2018 $400
Guest (Does not include access to sessions. Guests have access to meals and the Exhibit Hall.)   $80
HSTW One-Day Registration Fee   $150

Credit Cards

We accept Master Card, Visa and Discover. To pay with a credit card, you must register online. All credit card transactions will be subject to a 10 percent processing fee.

Checks and Purchase Orders

Fax:   (404) 872-1477
Mail:   Southern Regional Education Board
          Attn: HSTW
          592 Tenth St. N.W.
          Atlanta, GA 30318

Cancellations and Refunds

Please submit cancellation and refund requests to by June 22, 2018. All cancellations received after this date will incur a $100 cancellation fee per cancelled attendee; refund requests will be accepted for emergency situations only. 


Schedule at a Glance
College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference

Monday, July 9, 2018

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.                     Registration Open
1 p.m.                                   Opening General Session
2:15 – 5:45 p.m.                   Concurrent Sessions

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

8 a.m. – Noon                        Concurrent Sessions
Noon – 1 p.m.                        Lunch
1 – 4:30 p.m.                         Concurrent Sessions

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 

8 – 10:15 a.m.                        Concurrent Sessions
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.                 Closing General Session

General information

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Connections Housing will act as the booking agent for all contracted conference hotels. Book your room today at Gaylord Palms online or call (404) 842-0000 or (800) 262-9974.

As is standard practice, hotels will require a one-night deposit for each room reservation. Refunds will be given only if cancellations are made at least seven days prior to the scheduled date of arrival.

Room Types     Price (per night)


Conference Transportation

Delta Air Lines Discounted Rates

SREB has partnered with Delta Air Lines to provide travel to conference attendees at a discounted rate.

How to Do It:

Reservations and ticketing are available via or by calling the Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. Please note that a direct ticketing charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select BOOK A TRIP, click on Search More Options (under the blue bar stating FIND FLIGHTS). Locate the Meeting Event Code box after entering and enter the SREB meeting ID (MNR6F) in the box provided on the Search Flight page.


Conference Sponsorships

SREB is excited to introduce a sponsorship opportunity with the 2018 High Schools That Work Staff Development and College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conferences.

Sponsorship levels are:

Platinum:   $15,000 and above

Gold:         $10,000 – $14,999

Silver:        $5,000 – $9,000

Bronze:      $2,000 – $4,999

For more details about this year’s sponsorship levels:


General information

2018 Networking Conference: Utilizing Powerful Practices to Engage All Learners


1. Teaching and Learning With Purpose

Presentations will:

Engage participants in instructional best practices for intentional planning that increase access and equity for all learners and ensure students are career and college ready.  Sessions will showcase strategies for establishing and connecting learning targets and creating long-term instructional plans that increase student engagement and spark student thinking and reasoning.


Things to Do in Orlando

Orlando offers hundreds of entertainment options.

Disney World

  • Theme Parks
  • Attractions
  • Dinning
  • Shopping
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Sports and Recreation

Once each day’s sessions and meeting are over, enjoy Orlando’s attractions. Learn more and get discounted rates at Visit Orlando.