Learning Beyond The Horizon

December 2-6, 2017 Orlando, Florida

THE learning conference!

Learning Forward’s 2017 Annual Conference puts your learning at the forefront! Join colleagues, inspiring practitioners, and thought leaders in Orlando, FL. Find answers to your most pressing teaching and learning challenges here.

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Return home from this educational conference with strategies for strengthening learning systems and solid practices for leading capacity-building efforts at all levels. Your network of peers will expand to include learning leaders from around the world.

Keynote Speakers

Fernando Reimers

Fernando Reimers

Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education

Harvard University

Kaya Henderson

Kaya Henderson

Former Chancellor

DC Public Schools

Hahrie Han

Hahrie Han

Anton Vonk Associate Professor

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Who should attend

  • Central office administrators
  • Superintendents
  • Policymakers and decision makers
  • Teacher leaders/Coaches
  • School-based teams
  • Principals/Assistant principals
  • Technical assistance providers

The content you need

Choose from more than 300 concurrent sessions addressing the most pressing issues for education leaders including improving instruction, social-emotional learning, culturally responsive pedagogy, applying data-driven decision making, understanding professional development redesign, developing leadership capacity, learning facilitation skills, supporting new teachers and principals, implementing effective school improvement, and much more.

Hotel and travel

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort serves as conference central this year. Just moments away from Walt Disney World, the resort offers a beautiful backdrop for learning and reflection. The Orlando area offers world-class attractions, yet another reason to make the trip.

Book your hotel today – special conference rates are available now!

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What others are saying

Learning Forward’s Annual Conference was a rich, engaging, and collaborative experience that allowed me the opportunity to grow as a leader and to interact with colleagues in education from near and far.

—Past attendee

Attending the Learning Forward Annual Conference promises a sharp focus on professional learning and it did not disappoint. I leave with great ideas, resources and contacts, and I can't wait to start implementing what I have learned.

—Ben Summerton

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