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2023 ASCD Annual Conference

Elevate

March 31, 2023–April 3, 2023

Denver, Colorado

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2023 ASCD Annual Conference

March 31, 2023 - April 3, 2023

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Pre-Conference Institutes



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Soar to New Heights at the 2023 ASCD Annual Conference

 

Learn, celebrate, connect. Don’t miss this action-packed event with hundreds of educational movers, shakers, and changemakers. Supercharge as an educator ready to shape the future of education.

  • Be a learning pioneer. Find innovative ways to solve tough problems.

  • Rediscover your passion. Renew your sense of purpose.

  • Find your people. Make new connections and fill up on fresh ideas to take back to school.

 

Featured Speakers

Brandon P. Fleming
Brandon P. Fleming

Founder, Harvard Diversity Project; Author

Brandon is a nationally acclaimed Harvard educator and author of MISEDUCATED: A Memoir. As an at-risk youth and college dropout turned award-winning educator, his story of struggle, success, and service has inspired millions around the world.

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Michele Borba

Best-selling Author & Educational Psychologist

Michele is an internationally renowned educator, recognized world-wide for her solution-based strategies to strengthen children's social-emotional intelligence, resilience, and empathy.

Shawn Achor
Shawn Achor

Researcher, NYT Author of The Happiness Advantage

Shawn is one of the world's leading experts on the connection between happiness, success and potential. His research on mindset made the cover of Harvard Business Review, and his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with 16 million views.

Elevate Your Passion, Purpose, and Practice

Ignite your passion while you learn from innovative changemakers tackling today’s most pressing education issues. Renew your purpose as you get inspired to explore new thinking. Transform your practice in hands-on learning sessions based on real-world strategies and research-based methods. And, make the most of your time away by recharging and reconnecting. When you thrive, your students flourish.

Elevate Your Passion, Purpose, and Practice

Pioneer New Thinking in Teaching and Learning

Choose from 100+ sessions focused on the most important issues in education. Create your own dynamic
learning path to boost your professional growth. Topics include:

  • Educators' Vital Roles—Celebrate the impact of educators

  • Burnout and Retention—Reduce burnout and improve teacher and administrator recruitment and retention

  • Educator Capacity—Build educator capacity through instructional leadership and coaching

  • Personalized Instruction—Power personalized learning through effective technology

  • Using Data—Use data and assessments to drive instruction.

 

  • District-Wide SEL—Create district-wide embedded SEL programming

  • Equitable Learning—Ensure inclusive learning environments

  • Lead through Change—Manage systems through change with leadership strategies

  • Developing Cultural Competency—Create an understanding of Implicit Bias

  • Advocating for Marginalized Families—Implement systems and structures to support marginalized students and families

 

Annual Conference Schedule of Events

This schedule is subject to change.

Friday, March 31
  • 9:00–3:00 p.m.: Pre-Conference Institutes
  • 5:00–7:00 p.m.: Welcome Reception & Exhibit Hall
Saturday, April 1
  • 9:00–10:00 a.m.: Opening General Session / Brandon P. Fleming
  • 10:00–10:45 a.m.: Exhibit Hall Opens, Turbo Talks, Coffee Break
  • 10:45–11:45 a.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.: Lunch Break
  • 1:15–1:45 p.m.: Exhibit Hall, Turbo Talks
  • 2:00–3:00 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00–3:15 p.m.: Break
  • 3:15-4:15 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 4:15-5:15 p.m.: Recharge & Reconnect in Community Centers
Sunday, April 2
  • 9:00–10:00 a.m.: Opening General Session / Michele Borba
  • 10:00–10:45 a.m.: Exhibit Hall Opens, Turbo Talks, Coffee Break
  • 10:45–11:45 a.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.: Lunch Break
  • 1:15–1:45 p.m.: Exhibit Hall, Turbo Talks
  • 2:00–3:00 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00–3:15 p.m.: Break
  • 3:15-4:15 p.m.: Breakout Sessions
  • 4:15-5:15 p.m.: Recharge & Reconnect in Community Centers
Monday, April 3
  • 9:00–10:00 a.m.: Monday Morning Opening Session / Shawn Achor
  • 10:00–10:30 a.m.: Turbo Talks
  • 10:30–10:45 a.m.: Break
  • 10:45–11:45 a.m.: Breakout Sessions

Immerse Yourself in a Day of Learning: Pre-Conference Institutes

Join us on Friday, March 31, 2023 to zero in on a single problem of practice. Experience an in-depth, hands-on professional learning opportunity.

Achievement Teams: A Better Approach to PLCs

Presenters: Steve Ventura, Michelle Ventura

Curriculum and Assessment for 21st Century Learning

Presenter: Jay McTighe

Seven Success Factors for Great Instructional Coaching

Presenter: Jim Knight

Leading Adaptively for Quality Differentiation

Presenter: Carol-Ann Tomlinson, Kristina Doubet

What If? The Classroom Behavior Road Map

Presenter: Scott Ervin

About the Pre-Conference Institutes:

  • The registration fee is $399 per institute and includes all materials (if applicable).

  • Attendees may only register for one in-person Pre-Conference Institute.

  • Pre-Conference Institute registration is separate from the Annual Conference registration.

 

Pricing Options

  • $575 Early Bird (Ends January 20, 2023!)

  • $689 Regular Registration

  • $399 Pre-Conference Institute

    • Pre-Conference Institute registration is separate from the Annual Conference registration.

 

Attendee Information

For more information about ASCD events, visit the Events FAQ and Events Registration FAQ.

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations can be made at the Hyatt Regency Denver near Colorado Convention Center. All Annual Conference sessions will be held at the Colorado Convention Center.

Things to do in Denver

We can't wait to see you at the annual conference. While you are here, explore more of what Denver has to offer!

Certificate of attendance and academic credit

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Exhibit Hall

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