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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 tentative conference schedule now.

Interested in judging a competition at the 2018 conference? The call for judges is open until March 1, 2018.

Apply to Be a Competition Judge


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 2018 conference, learn more about the different opportunities that are available. If you have any questions, please contact Boosaba Tan, Development Manager, at 571-814-5417 or btan@pdkintl.org

2017 National Conference Sponsors

Educators Rising thanks our sponsors for their support of the 2017 Educators Rising National Conference.

College Conference Sponsor:

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College-Arizona State University

Other Sponsors:

Trust for Insuring Educators Stagetime Producations
Pearson Evaluation Systems Duquesne University
Urban Teachers

2017 College Day Exhibit Participants

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University — Tempe, Arizona  
Campbell University — Buies Creek, North Carolina
Colorado State University — Fort Collins, Colorado
Elon University — Elon, North Carolina

Plymouth State University — Plymouth, New Hampshire
University of Arizona — Tucson, Arizona  
University of Northwestern - St. Paul — St. Paul, Minnesota

2017 Impact and Innovation Fair Participants

National Council on Teacher Quality — Washington, District of Columbia
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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