2018 Educators Rising National Conference

Save the Date

The 2018 Educators Rising National Conference will take place June 21–24, 2018, in Orlando. Everyone is invited to participate in this action-packed event filled with networking, learning, competing, and celebrating. It's an opportunity for students and their teacher leaders to:

  • Connect and learn from each other through breakout workshops;
  • Compete for national titles in 21 competitive events designed to allow students to develop and showcase their teaching skills; and
  • Be inspired by keynote presentations from national education leaders.

The conference will be held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. Conference registration is now open, and early bird registration discounts end on April 23, 2018. View the conference program book to learn more about the conference, and be sure to check the EdRising Virtual Campus frequently for more details.


Registration and Housing

Book your room now. (This link will take you to the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista website. You will reserve and pay for your hotel accommodations separately from your conference registration. Your email confirmation will contain your registration discount code.) If you would rather make your reservation by phone, you can do so by calling 1-800-782-4414. The group code is EDR.


Official Conference Hotel: 

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Educators Rising has selected the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista to be the official conference hotel. All conference activities will take place at the hotel. The Educators Rising room rate for June 21–24 is $189 + tax/night.

Discounted conference registration is available to anyone who is staying at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. Be sure to book your room prior to starting your conference registration.


Register now by calling 800-766-1156.

If you are staying at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, you will receive a $100 discount on your conference registration. In order to receive the discount, you will first need to reserve your hotel room. Once your reservation is confirmed, the hotel will send you a confirmation email that will include your code that you can use when registering for the conference.

Conference Registration Fee

Staying at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

  • Early bird rate (before April 23, 2018)          $209.00 per person*
  • Regular rate (after April 23, 2018)                $289.00 per person*

*To receive the discounted rate, you will need both your hotel confirmation number and the Educators Rising discount code when registering.

NOT staying at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

  • Early bird rate (before April 23, 2018)         $309.00 per person
  • Regular rate (after April 23, 2018)               $389.00 per person

All registrations include:

  • Three complimentary meals
    • Lunch on Friday, June 22
    • Lunch on Saturday, June 23
    • Lunch on Sunday, June 24
  • Access breakout workshops designed to help students develop teaching skills
  • Opportunities to compete in more than 21 competitive events designed for students to showcase their teaching and leadership skills
  • Entry into three keynote presentations from national education leaders
  • Admission to College and Innovation Exhibit Fair

Discounted Park Tickets

Looking for things to do in Orlando? Discover fun ideas and links to discounted park tickets hereGet special student group rates at Universal Studios here.

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