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National Conference

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, and conference registration is now open. Click to discover more information, including registration and housing costs, or view the conference program book now.

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Keynote Speakers

Mandy Manning
2018 National Teacher of the Year              

Dr. Bettina L. Love
Award-winning Author

Aubrey Simone Lawrence
2016 Educators Rising
National Student Vice President

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 at the 2018 conference, learn more about the different opportunities that are available, then choose what works best for your marketing objectives, resources, and budget. If you have any questions, please contact Boosaba Tan, Development Manager, at 571-814-5417 or btan@pdkintl.org

2018 National Conference Sponsors

Educators Rising thanks our sponsors for their support of the 2018 Educators Rising National Conference.

Competition Sponsors:

Towson University

University of Central Florida

Urban Teachers     

Conference Production Sponsor:

     Stagetime Productions

2018 College and Innovation Exhibit Fair Participants

Appalachian State University — Boone, North Carolina
Campbell University — Buies Creek, North Carolina
Elon University School of Education — Elon, North Carolina
ETS — Princeton, New Jersey
Florida State University, School of Teacher Education — Tallahassee, Florida
Grand Canyon University — Phoenix, Arizona
Lake Erie College — Painesville, Ohio
National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) — Tempe, Arizona
Nova Southeastern University — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Southeastern University — Lakeland, Florida
The University of Texas at Austin — Austin, Texas
Touro Graduate School of Education — New York, New York
Towson University College of Education — Towson, Maryland
Troy University — Troy, Alabama
University of Central Florida — Orlando, Florida
University of North Georgia — Dahlonega, Georgia
University of Northwestern – St. Paul — St. Paul, Minnesota
Urban Teachers — Baltimore, Maryland

2017 Educators Rising National Conference

On June 23–26, 2017, the Educators Rising National Conference braved the heat! More than 1,000 students and teacher leaders enjoyed inspiring keynote speakers and engaging breakout sessions in Phoenix, Ariz. Congratulations to our exceptional competition winners, who are all listed in the EdRising Virtual Campus!

Relive the experience with these photos and tweets from conference attendees, or download the 2017 conference program book to learn more. 

EdRising Virtual Campus

A dynamic, free online community with one goal: to help students become great teachers

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