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One Week, Two Powerful Conferences

Networking Conference July 8-10, 2019

Focuses on powerful literacy and mathematics strategies that enhance students’ content knowledge and reasoning skills.

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Making Schools Work Conference July 10-13, 2019

Brings K-12 educators together to share promising practices for advancing students’ engagement and achievement.

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The nation’s premier professional learning events for improving instruction and increasing K-12 student achievement

Bring a team of teachers, counselors and school leaders and take home tools you can use in your school right away.

Choose from more than 400 keynote, concurrent, sharing and deep-dive sessions that go to the heart of K-12 educational challenges, such as ensuring equitable access to quality learning experiences and addressing the effects of poverty.

Sessions will help attendees:

  1. Design high-quality instruction
  2. Implement classroom management strategies
  3. Align curricula with readiness standards
  4. Use educational technology effectively
  5. Develop career pathways
  6. Offer personalized learning supports
  7. Build school and district leadership capacity
  8. Support new educators
  9. Adopt continuous improvement strategies
  10. And much, much more

Learn with the leading experts in your field


Jennifer Curtis
Emerald Education

Networking Conference Featured Speaker

Jennifer Curtis, president and founder of Emerald Education, a school, district and state education agency collaborative, seeks to improve conditions and opportunities for success for each child.

Curtis contributed to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ new book, Catalyzing Change in High School Mathematics: Initiating Critical Conversations. She recently served as section chief for mathematics at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Lorena Kelly - King's Grant Elementary

Lorena Kelly
King's Grant Elementary

Networking Conference Featured Speaker

Lorena Kelly is principal of King’s Grant Elementary in Virginia Beach City Public Schools. She began her career as an elementary teacher and later became an instructional specialist and language arts curriculum coordinator. Kelly’s work focuses on literacy and job-embedded professional development to support teachers as they help all students reach their potential.

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