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What is ASCD conference?

I am interested in teaching students, teachers, and public about education. I would love to know more about matters concerned with emerging issues in academics through attending conferences.  I wish to know the meaning of ASCD conference as well as what it entails. I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with any useful information concerning the ASCD conference 2018. Furthermore, I would be glad if I can be provided with details concerning ASCD educational events which have taken place in the recent past as well as those that are going to take place in the near future.

Theresa Perry

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Heather Maxwell on June 27, 2018

ASCD conferences are educational events that are held every spring. It is among education sectors most significant and high profile occasion. It is characterized by presentations and exhibit shows. Through theme-oriented content and renowned speakers, the events provide leadership thoughts on a variety of educational subjects and inspire tens of thousands of specialists, administrators, teachers and emerging leaders to learn, lead and teach at high levels. ASCD invites every individual with a passion for education matters to register for this year’s conference which shall be held in Nashville, Tennessee as from the 2nd and 4th of November.

Participants have the chance to become ASCD Empower sponsors and get the opportunity to showcase their brands.  Registration can be done online through ASCD.org official application portal. Due to the high number of people interested in attending the conference, it is advisable that you submit your application five months in advance.  There are certain benefits that are subject to approvals and are bound by deadlines.

The 2018 ASCD conference is going to be a unique occasion. It is going to be the conference for all educators. Below is the 2018 event overview:

  • An estimated 10,000 participants
  • Over 200 sessions
  • Vital keynote addresses
  • Three  event days plus two days of optional pre-conference meeting
  • Three general sessions
  • Expo Halls that will host over
  • Networking opportunities
  • Over 96 percent will be allowed to visit expo halls
  • You will get presentation and workshop opportunities
  • Access to exclusive  sponsorship, booth marketing, and advertising opportunities

ASCD works with a good number of education specialists to facilitate professional development initiatives, online programs as well as publications to aid educators to learn and teach.  During this year’s conference, participants will review the whole child initiative as well as the progress made in implementing it. Also, the conference will discuss ways through which children can be kept safe, healthy and engaged in learning through the support of caring adults. The attendees will further evaluate the current differential instruction methodologies and designs that are presently being used in teaching.

ASCD usually hosts events in education throughout the year. These events aim at enhancing membership networking that focus on leadership and teaching practices.

  • Conference on Teaching Excellence( 29th June 29 to 1st July, 2018)  to be held in Grapevine, Texas
  • Empower19 that will be held in Chicago, Illinois from 16th to 18th March, 2019.
  • Global Leadership Summit to be held in early 2019 

Craig Stewarta year ago

Education is important for the well being of the child and the society in general.  I entirely concur with the above response concerning ASCD conference and how it has helped in transforming education since it the ASCD agency was established. In addition, I the following to support the above answer:

It should be noted that ASCD stands for: the association for supervision and curriculum development. It is a non-profit and a membership-based agency that was established in 1943 and has over 125,000 subscribers drawn from all over the world. Its members include Teachers, principals, superintendents, professors and other key educators. The ASCD fraternity also encompasses fifty two affiliate agencies ASCD students chapters and self-organized networked communities.

Through ASCD seminars, summits and events, educators can learn and connect with their peers. The events offer professional learning that is essential for helping students and their schools excel. The events bring together the greatest minds in preschool, elementary, high school, and higher education.  Participants get the chance to share practical and proven strategies for helping students excel. 


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