Upcoming Educational Conferences

Ongoing Opportunities for Lifelong Learning, Networking

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many professional development conferences are being postponed, canceled, rescheduled or reconfigured as virtual events. Please check with the individual conference hosting organization for more detailed information by using the link provided in each event listing.

From coast to coast and north to south, from summits to symposiums — opportunities to stay current on the latest trends in education are never in short supply. In addition to inspiring keynotes and informative breakout sessions, most educational conferences are also a great opportunity to do some networking with fellow educators.

That’s why we’ve compiled this directory listing some of the top education conferences you may wish to consider attending. Perhaps there’s one near you; or perhaps the time is right for an educational road trip!

*Our goal is to provide helpful information on each of the top education-focused conferences, but if you’re aware of a worthy event that’s not listed here, don’t hesitate to let us know.

Event Name
Young Audiences Arts for Learning National Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: 03-30-2022 - 04-01-2022
Event Details

Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s National Arts-in-Education Conference brings together arts experts, teachers, artists and other arts organizations from around the country. Presented annually by Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) in partnership with a local YA affiliate, each conference explores a theme related to arts-in-education through keynote speeches, site visits, and workshop sessions.

The National Arts-in-Education Conference is open to professionals working in the arts-in-education field including leadership, education/programmatic, fund raising/marketing organizational staff; teaching artists; teachers/administrators, and non-profit board members who strive to engage in improving student access to arts and arts integrated learning. In addition to plenary sessions that share the latest research and the impact of the arts and education, each conference features a variety of informative workshop sessions that highlight best practices that enhance work in classrooms and communities, as well as strategies in nonprofit administration, including board development, creating strategic alliances, and implementing effective communications plans.

Young Audiences Arts for Learning National Conference

ITLC Lilly Conference
Austin, Texas
Date: 06-02-2022 - 06-04-2022
Event Details

For nearly 40 years, Lilly Conferences have provided opportunities for the presentation of the scholarship of teaching and learning. Conference participants are made up of faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers that come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. The Austin conference maintains the same overall theme: “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning” while tracks and subthemes vary by year. We always offer a variety of sessions so that participants can match their learning preference to the presentations formats: 20- and 50-minute concurrent sessions, traditional plenary addresses, round table discussions, and poster sessions. Conference presentations are selected through a blind peer-review process.

ITLC Lilly Conference