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National Conference 2019

The Educators Rising National Conference 2019 will take place June 22-25, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX. All are invited to participate in this unique opportunity for students and their teacher leaders to compete, connect, and learn together; please note, students must be paid, Active-level members of Educators Rising in order to participate.  

Early-bird registration is now open. Be sure to keep checking back for further details, including the program book, will be posted here in Spring 2019. Download the tentative schedule now.

This year's conference theme: There's power in student voice.

Housing

Official Conference Hotel: 

Hyatt Regency Dallas 300 Reunion Boulevard Dallas, TX 75207

Educators Rising has selected the Hyatt Regency Dallas to be the official conference hotel. All conference activities will take place at the hotel. The Educators Rising room rate for June 22–25 is $189 + tax/night. Discounted conference registration is available to anyone who is staying at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Be sure to book your room prior to starting your conference registration.

Book your room now. (This link will take you to the Hyatt Regency Dallas website. You will reserve and pay for your hotel accommodations separately from your conference registration.) If you need to reserve more than two rooms or would rather make your reservation by phone, you can do so by calling 1-800-233-1234. The group code is G-EDUC.

For those attendees who have booked their stay at the Hyatt Regency Dallas use the code [EDRHyatt19] to receive the discounted conference registration fee. Do not use this code until you have booked your stay with the Hyatt Regency Dallas. If any registrant uses the promotional code without booking a room at the official conference hotel, they will be invoiced for the $100 difference in registration fee. Attendance at the Educators Rising National Conference 2019 will not be permitted until the correct registration fee has been paid in full. 

Registration

Early-bird registration is now open. 

For those attendees who have booked their stay at the Hyatt Regency Dallas use the code [EDRHyatt19] to receive the discounted conference registration fee. Do not use this code until you have booked your stay with the Hyatt Regency Dallas. If any registrant uses the promotional code without booking a room at the official conference hotel, they will be invoiced for the $100 difference in registration fee. Attendance at the Educators Rising National Conference 2019 will not be permitted until the correct registration fee has been paid in full. 

Conference Registration Fee

All students attending the conference will need to be Active-level paid members and will need to submit a signed Personal Conduct Form and a Parent/Guardian Consent and Release from Liability form.

Conference Registration Fee

Staying at the Hyatt Regency Dallas

  • Early bird rate (before April 22, 2019)          $290.00 per person* / $265 discounted for student members/teacher leaders/State/Regional Coordinators (MSRP $359)
  • Regular rate (after April 22, 2019)                $390.00 per person* / $345 discounted for student members/teacher leaders/State/Regional Coordinators (MSRP $439)

*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 Hyatt Regency Dallas

  • Early bird rate (before April 22, 2019)          $390.00 per person/ $365.00 discounted for student members/teacher leaders/State/Regional Coordinators (MSRP $459)
  • Regular rate (after April 22, 2019)               $490.00 per person/ $445.00 discounted for student members/teacher leaders/State/Regional Coordinators (MSRP $539)

All registrations include:

  • Two complimentary meals ($75 value)
    • Lunch on Sunday, June 23
    • Lunch on Tuesday, June 25
  • Access to breakout workshops designed to help students develop teaching skills
  • Opportunities to compete in more than 20 competitive events designed for students to showcase their teaching and leadership skills
  • Entry into two keynote presentations from national education leaders
  • Admission to College and Innovation Exhibit Fair

Keynote Speakers



José Luis Vilson

Educator and Author    





  

Sponsorship, Exhibition, and Advertising Opportunities

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Nonprofit, for-profit, and public sector organizations 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 their leaders to gain exposure for your school, program, or product.

Don't miss your opportunity to exhibit, advertise, or sponsor this special event. Deadline to register is May 8th. Learn more and register online today. Contact Boosaba Tan, Sr. Manager, Development & Engagement at btan@pdkintl.org or 571-814-5417 with questions. 


2019 Conference Sponsors & Supporters

Competition Sponsors:

Urban Teachers     


Conference Production Sponsor:

     Stagetime Productions

Photo Booth Sponsor:

Towson University

Session Sponsor:

ETS

Social Media Wall Sponsor:

Actuate Development

Conference Supporters & Advertisers:

American Reading Company
Elon University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Learning Policy Institute
Mellady Direct Marketing
Men’s Warehouse – store #1266
National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC)
Northwestern State University
Salisbury University
The Pennsylvania State University
Towson University
VisitDallas

2019 College and Innovation Exhibit Fair Participants

Austin College – Sherman, Texas
Barry University – Miami Shores, Florida
City Year – National
Grand Canyon University – Phoenix, Arizona
Montana State University Billings – Billings, Montana
National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) – Tempe, Arizona
Northeastern State University – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Northwestern State University – Natchitoches, Louisiana
Texas State University – San Marcos, Texas
The National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) – National
The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, Texas
Towson University – Towson, Maryland
University of San Diego – San Diego, California
Urban Teachers – National


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