The annual education technology conference season is upon us. Are you ready?
This year’s variety of special events feature keynote speakers and industry thought leaders dedicated to bringing you the latest information on the hottest topics in education today. Get your fellow faculty members together and plan to attend one or more of these extremely valuable and insightful conferences to help you with strategy and planning for the current school year and beyond.
Best of all, these events have returned to an in-person format this year, making it an extra-special year for attendees to get back into the swing of meeting and mingling with fellow educators, attending informative and fun workshops, checking out vendor booths for the next big thing in education technology and more.
Here are just a few of the hottest upcoming education technology conferences to attend this year, along with their details.
For the past 10 years, the Common Ground Maryland educational conference has brought educators from all corners of the United States to Ocean City for Maryland’s top professional development of the year, and their 11th annual conference seems like it will be no exception!
From the Common Ground Maryland website: “This event will include thought-provoking speakers, over 100 inspiring sessions, and demonstrations of the latest products and services to provide you the 21st-century know-how you need.”
The Common Ground conference is a collaboration of 21 non-profit educational organizations focused on creating a one-of-a-kind learning experience full of innovative ideas, best practices, and teamwork. Educators and school administrators can look forward to visiting new concepts in teaching, leading, and learning in the digital age.
Good news—registration for Common Ground Maryland 2022 is still open! Full-conference passes are available for $275 each, and groups of 5 or more can receive a discounted pass price of $225 apiece. Register today!
Each year, NYSCATE grows a little bigger and better, and this year’s conference is no exception! Featuring keynote addresses from game-based learning advocate Stephen Reid, cybersecurity expert, John Innarelli, and educator, author and founder of the Harvard Diversity Project, Brandon P. Fleming, NYSCATE promises to inspire and captivate attendees with fresh perspectives on education in technology.
You can attend all four days of NYSCATE 2022 for $395. Single day passes for Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday are available for $185 each. If you are a presenter at the conference, you may receive a full conference pass for the discounted price of $175, but this requires a special code. Register here for what is sure to be an epic event!
California IT in Education, or CITE, bills its annual conference as “the biggest event of the year, and one you won’t want to miss!” In addition to appealing to forward-thinking educators looking to increase their classroom’s tech profile, this conference is specifically geared toward IT professionals including Chief Technology Officers, network managers, engineers, database administrators and IT support staff.
The 62nd annual CITE conference will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center and promises another amazing year of education technology insights from respected keynote speakers and presenters who are experts in their field.
You can still register now for CITE 2022, but time is running out! Full-conference passes are $600 for educators, and single-day passes are also available for Tuesday and Thursday at $275 each.
The world-famous Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) is gearing up for its annual conference dedicated to providing educators with a fully-immersive experience in hands-on education technology demos, presentations, sessions, speeches and more! This year’s theme, “Seas the Day and Dive Into Learning,” focuses on the use of technology in a variety of facets of education, as well as how implementing the latest innovations can help teachers reach students at all learning levels achieve their full potential.
Attendees can select from an in-person or virtual conference experience this year, meaning that you don’t necessarily have to come to Virginia Beach to participate. Online participants have access to general sessions including Spotlight, Keynote and Closing, as well as up to 70 concurrent online sessions; however, space for online attendance is limited to the first 100 registrants and is expected to fill up fast!
Click here to register for in-person conference attendance. You may choose from full-day passes for $375, 2-day passes for $370 and single-day passes for $210.
As of November 7, distance learning registration is still open, with online passes available for $100. Click here to register for your online VSTE experience!
If you’re in the New Orleans area, plan on attending the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) this January! Attendees can look forward to a truly innovative and interactive experience in themed sessions, or Theaters, that include information technology, thought leadership, e-sports, STEM and more.
And that’s not all! FETC’s website promises that they “curate hundreds of technology product and service providers who are making innovative technology advancements and transforming how you experience technology in your role.” Attendees can meet one-on-one with these providers as well as see live demos to learn what’s next in ed tech.
Daily passes are $335, Basic passes range from $360-510, depending how far in advance they’re purchased, and Premium passes, which include unlimited access to workshops, range from $880-1030. Register now to secure your spot!
The annual TCEA conference is an excellent resource for educators looking to better engage their students through technology while maintaining a focus on solid teaching. Described on the conference website as “the intersection of passion and possibility, curiosity and discovery, education and technology,” this year’s TCEA conference is sure to inspire teachers and school administrators to imagine a bright future for their students with the latest high-tech products and curriculum.
For the organization’s 43rd year, the convention and exposition focuses its annual event on connecting educators with innovative teaching strategies and techniques, as well as with each other, with an astounding session listing of over 700 topics such as STEAM, English language arts, digital citizenship, leadership and much, much more! This multitude of sessions allows each educator in attendance to have a truly customized experience that speaks to their needs and interests.
All registration fees include a one-year TCEA membership to help further your pursuit of better teaching through technology. Participants can choose from a full conference badge starting from $399, a one-day badge from $189, or an exhibit hall-only badge for just $49. Best of all, TCEA provides a 30-day window for payment if you select the invoice option on the payment page. Register before January 10 to receive your Advanced Pricing discount!
Pennsylvania’s premier ed tech conference, the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference (PETE&C) takes place this year at the fabulous Kalahari Resorts & Conventions complex in Pocono Manor. Each year, hundreds of exhibitors showcase the latest technology products and services to teachers, administrators, technology directors and more, educating and inspiring everyone in attendance with a glimpse of the future of education.
In addition to the exciting product demos you can look forward to, PETE&C is also known for its thoughtful keynote speeches, engaging breakout sessions, and innovative student showcases that consistently delight and inspire everyone in attendance.
With less than 100 days left until PETE&C 2023, the time to register is now! Choose from one-day, two-day or full conference pricing options starting at just $25, as well as a variety of exhibit-only, reception-only, and event-only options here. Early Bird registration ends on December 31, so act fast!
The North Carolina Technology in Education Society, or NCTIES, is slated to host its annual conference this March, and is sure to be a big success with educators and school administrators in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. The NCTIES conference is a terrific opportunity for teachers not only to discover the high-tech solutions to some common challenges in education but also to share amazing work in their classrooms and schools with their peers.
Presenters will provide a personalized, immersive experience that includes hands-on practice apps, programs, tools or other implements of ed tech, allowing educators to experience it firsthand and see how it can enhance their daily teaching strategies.
Conference registration will open on December 1, with $175 Early Bird pricing running through January 31. Visit the NCTIES website for registration information.
Dedicated to “unboxing innovation,” the annual MACUL (Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning) conference is an opportunity for educators nationwide to step up their ed tech game and see what’s new in the world of cutting-edge learning software, equipment and more.
Back in person again after a multi-year hiatus, the 47th annual MACUL conference is sure to be an edifying event for educators and presenters alike. The over 4,000 educators who are expected to attend this year can look forward to sessions by ed tech leaders whose passion and expertise for their subject matter is both inspiring and contagious. In addition to these informative sessions, attendees will have hands-on access to hundreds of tools, resources and technologies that can innovate classrooms, schools and entire districts.
If you wish to connect with your fellow educators and the leaders in education technology through unique experiences and learning opportunities, the MACUL conference is the place to be!
Conference registration opened on November 7, with full-conference pricing at $289 prior to the March 14, 2023 deadline, when it rises to $339. Those in need of a single-day pass can attend on Thursday or Friday of the event for $219, or $269 after March 14. Ask about group discount pricing for 10 or more attendees, which can only be honored in person at the conference. Click here to register today!
Mark your calendars! ISTE (the International Society for Technology in Education) is gearing up for their annual convention, and this time it’s in the City of Brotherly Love. According to the convention website, “By attending ISTELive 23, you’re not just going to a conference. You’re opening the door to discovering your next idea, inspiration, collaboration, favorite tech tool and adventure! With nearly 1,000 sessions presented by global experts, you’ll get practical strategies you can implement right away. And you’ll have the opportunity to connect with our passionate global community of educators.”
Last year’s convention in New Orleans saw thousands of like-minded education professionals collaborating, networking and learning together as they explored the latest in ed tech. In addition to discovering how various innovations can help boost productivity, spark creativity and add an extra level of interest and engagement to core concepts, attendees of ISTELive were able to hear keynote speeches from thought leaders such as superintendent of NOLA Public Schools Dr. Avis Williams, visual artist Brandan “BMIKE” Odums and more.
Registration for ISTELive 23 is not yet open. Check back for updates.
Encore Data Products is proud to participate in numerous education conferences this year, where we will be showcasing our quality line of school headphones, along with our other most innovative learning products and equipment designed to enhance the learning experience. If you’re attending one of the conferences above, stop by the Encore display in the expo hall and let us know how our education technology equipment has made a difference in your classroom.