Conference Program


Spark Student Achievement
New Orleans - July 7-10, 2020

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.

Conference events will be held July 7-10, 2020, in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The conference kicks off with an opening general session at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7 and ends at noon on Friday, July 10.


Success Starts Here

Students thrive when K-12 teachers and leaders create meaningful learning experiences, provide personalized supports and encourage them to make the effort needed to succeed.

Benefits of Attending

Conference keynotes, promising practice sessions, deep-dives, table talks and flash talks bring attendees together to share strategies for creating cultures of excellence, encouragement and success in their K-12 classrooms, schools or technology centers.

More reasons to attend:

  • Engage with experts and thought leaders
  • Celebrate student and school success stories
  • Explore literacy and math strategies that help students meet grade-level standards
  • Identify academic, social, emotional and behavioral supports for students who struggle with the effects of poverty or trauma
  • Develop school or district plans for school improvement
  • Inspire students to make the connection between success in the classroom and their career and college goals
  • Learn how to use data to make informed decisions
  • Build strong school teams
  • Network with educators from 30+ states

We invite you to learn more about conference objectives and sessions, register and submit a proposal that shares how you’ve enhanced student engagement and achievement and improved the culture of your school, center or postsecondary institution.