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Registrations for the 2020 Making Schools Work Conference are accepted online. Sign up to be notified when our registration system goes live.

All conference events will be held July 7-10, 2020, in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Your registration fee includes admission to all conference sessions and the exhibit hall, coffee and refreshment breaks, and hot lunches on Wednesday and Thursday. Optional industry tours and special events carry a separate fee for attendees and their spouses/guests, as described below.

Registration Options Register By Date Price
Network
States*
Price:
Non-Network
States
Early Bird Pricing – Full Conference April 1 $395 $445
Regular Pricing – Full Conference July 6 $425 $475
Onsite Registration Pricing – Full Conference July 7-10 $450 $500
One-Day Conference Registration - $200 $225
Spouse/Guest (includes exhibit hall, coffee and refreshment breaks, and lunch ONLY) - $100 $100
Industry Tours** - $25+ $25+
Tuesday State Networking Lunch - $25 $25
Thursday Reception and Celebration at Mardi Gras World – Includes Float Den Tour - $30 $30

* Network states currently include Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. [Note. This list is subject to change.]

** Industry tour pricing varies by tour site. Learn more.

Pay by Credit Card

To pay by credit card, you must register online. We accept Master Card, Visa and Discover.

Pay With Checks or Purchase Orders

If you are paying by check or purchase order, please send payment to:

James Lew
Southern Regional Education Board
Attn: Making Schools Work Conference Registration
592 10th St NW
Atlanta GA 30318-5776

Cancellations and Refunds

Please submit cancellation and refund requests to us by June 12, 2020. All cancellations received after this date will incur a $100 cancellation fee per canceled attendee; refund requests will be accepted for emergency situations only.

Justify Your Attendance

We can help you share the importance of your conference attendance with others! Our Justify Your Attendance guide includes a sample letter, talking points, conference benefits, registration and hotel information, and more.

Have Questions?

Check out our FAQ! You can also email us – we’ll be glad to help.

Communications Permission and Release

Registration for an SREB conference, event or training session constitutes an agreement by the registrant to SREB’s permission to record, videotape and photograph their images or voices and to use, reproduce, publish and display their names, photographs, video images or quoted material in any format or media including, without limitation, printed and electronic publications and materials, press releases, webpages, internet publications and other publications, materials, information and communications, at its discretion, for purposes consistent with its mission and nonprofit status. By registering, participants agree that they are not entitled to receive, and waive any right to, compensation for any such use of their images or voices. Participants who wish to opt out should notify SREB conference, event or training session staff.

General information

Session Types and Conference Objectives

Session Types

Promising practice sessions (60 minutes) highlight powerful practices and pedagogies that transform teaching and learning in any disciplinary area and in any setting — including elementary schools, middle grades schools, high schools, shared-time or full-time technology centers and postsecondary institutions.

Deep-dive sessions (120 minutes) give school teams time to explore a problem of practice in their K-12 school, technology center or postsecondary institution and partner with other educators to develop tools, strategies and plans to address that problem.

Table talk sessions (two back-to-back 25-minute sessions) allow presenters and attendees to share and gather information about top-of-mind issues related to conference objectives in an informal setting. Table talks can be mini versions of promising practice or deep-dive sessions or stand-alone sessions about key problems of practice and top-of-mind issues related to conference objectives.

Interested in presenting and need more information on which session type is right for you? Download our Proposal Submission Guide

Session Locations

All conference sessions will be held in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Conference Objectives

1. Engaging Instruction — Engage each student in every classroom through high-quality instruction that incorporates powerful literacy and mathematics practices and project-based assignments.

2. Aligned Curriculum — Ensure each student has equitable access to challenging academic and technical curricula that align instruction, assignments and assessments with grade-level readiness standards.

3. Career Pathways — Offer each student access to career pathways and programs of study that align with workforce needs and include opportunities to earn industry or postsecondary credentials and participate in work-based learning.

4. Systems of Support — Provide each student with the personalized career guidance, advisement, social and emotional supports, and extra help and accelerated learning opportunities needed to graduate ready for college and careers.

5. Leadership for Continuous Improvement — Engage the whole school community in promoting a culture of high expectations and continuously using data to identify problems of practice and develop action plans to solve those problems.