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Explore Layers of Learning at
ASCD’s Conference on Teaching Excellence

Join your colleagues and the ASCD community in exciting New Orleans for two-and-a-half days of career-empowering knowledge, practices, networking, and practical teaching solutions. The ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence is designed with your specific needs in mind—providing strategies you can use immediately across all grade levels and subjects.

Bring a Team and Save!

Learning together and collaborating with your colleagues is the best way to advance your practice. 

Every fifth person from your school or organization can attend for FREE!

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Expand Your Professional Skill Set

Choose from more than 150 sessions to custom-fit your professional learning and career growth. Session topics cover all subjects, including instructional strategies, engagement and motivation, lesson planning, assessment, leadership, professional learning, special populations, and more!

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"Because I attended ASCD conferences, I have a network of teachers and researchers from whom I can continue to grow and turn to when I face new challenges."

— Jennifer Orr, Kindergarten Teacher

Target Your Learning Needs

Most conference sessions are designated with an experience level to guide you in attending sessions that target your learning needs. You can select sessions based on different levels of experience, different positions (educator roles), or different school levels.

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Uncover Teacher-Proven Secrets

Celebrate and learn from ASCD authors and experts on the best in teaching practice, including…




Andrew Miller

Darlene Axtell

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Erik Powell

Nicole Clifton


Find your favorite author at the ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence!


Network with Colleagues and Experts

Cultivate relationships with colleagues old and new at the Thursday evening welcome reception, and by attending one of two free networking breakfasts each on Friday and Saturday. And be sure to attend the keynote luncheon with Carol Ann Tomlinson on Friday (additional fees apply). In the evenings, link up with friends and enjoy the sights and sounds (and food!) of The Big Easy.

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Advance Your Career by Attending a Pre-Conference Institute

Come early and attend one of three pre-conference institutes on Thursday, July 7, to maximize your learning.

  • Disrupting Poverty: How Successful Teachers Do It, with William Parrett and Kathleen Budge
  • Strategies for Developing Every Teacher’s Instructional Know-How, with Harvey Silver
  • Teach, Reflect, Learn…and Repeat! Reflective Strategies to Improve Instruction, with Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral

Please note: Registration for the 2016 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence does not include registration for a pre-conference institute.

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Register Now!

Join your colleagues for an exceptional experience that combines the high quality of ASCD professional learning with the world-class city life of New Orleans. The conference and hotel room blocks will fill quickly.


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