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2017 Educators Rising National Conference

Save the date! The 2017 Educators Rising National Conference will take place June 23–26, 2017, in Phoenix. 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 more than 40 breakout workshops;
  • Compete for national titles in 22 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 Phoenix Convention Center, and rooms will be available across the street at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Conference registration opens on February 1, 2017, with early bird registration discounts ending on April 21, 2017. View the tentative 2017 schedule to learn more, and be sure to check the EdRising Virtual Campus frequently as we start to post details on how to register for this year’s conference and enter national competitions.

If you’re interested in presenting one of the breakout workshops, learn more and submit your proposal by January 13, 2017.


2016 Educators Rising National Conference

On June 24–27, 2016, the Educators Rising National Conference went to college! More than 1,000 students and teacher leaders enjoyed inspiring keynote speakers and engaging breakout sessions at Boston University. Congratulations to all of our exceptional competition winners!

Relive the experience with these photos and tweets from conference attendees. 


Sponsorship, Exhibition, and Advertising Opportunities

Nonprofit, for-profit, and public sector organizations focused on education are invited to sponsor, exhibit, and advertise during this one-of-a-kind event. Participating in the Educators Rising National Conference is a high-impact way to connect with high school students and gain exposure for your school, program, or product.

If you’re interested in getting involved with the 2017 conference, check out the prospectus to discover all available opportunities. If you have questions or want additional information, please contact Katrina Breese, Senior Director of Development and Engagement, at 571-335-0682 or kbreese@pdkintl.org


2016 National Conference Sponsors

Educators Rising thanks our sponsors for their support of the 2016 Educators Rising National Conference.





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