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2019 National Conference

The 2019 Educators Rising National Conference 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.

Educators Rising seeks education and business professionals to serve as judges for performance-based competitive events at the national conference. Help aspiring teachers demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and leadership in education!

The deadline to apply to be a judge is March 4, 2019. Learn more and apply now. 

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 2019 Educators Rising National Conference 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 2019 Educators Rising National Conference 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)         $365.00 per person (MSRP $459)
  • Regular rate (after April 22, 2019)               $445.00 per person (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

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.

Take a look at our opportunities and REGISTER TODAY. Contact Boosaba Tan, Senior Development Manager, 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

Social Media Wall Sponsor:

Actuate Development

Conference Supporters & Advertisers:

Elon University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Learning Policy Institute
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
Lake Erie College – Painesville, Ohio
National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP) – Tempe, Arizona
Northwestern State University – Natchitoches, Louisiana
The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, Texas
Towson University – Towson, Maryland
Urban Teachers – National

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