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We’re bringing you another outstanding and energizing conference in 2018. Register by June 15 for a 10% discount on registration fees; use the promo code EARLYBIRD.

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Our Keynote Speakers

PreConference with A J Juliani

AJ is a leader in innovation, inquiry-based learning, and design thinking. He works as Director of Technology and Innovation for Centennial School District in PA. AJ's most recent book is Empower: What Happens When Students Own Their Learning.

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Kim Bearden

Kim Bearden is the Co-founder of the Ron Clark Academy, a National Hall of Fame Teacher of the Year, and the author of "Crash Course: LIfe Lessons My Students Taught Me"

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Chic Thompson

Chic Thompson is an internationally-known expert on creativity. He is the Executive Director of WagiLabs, an innovation incubator where kids work together and share ideas to make the world a better place.

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Ron Berger

Ron Berger works with the Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound school improvement network, Harvard Project Zero, and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. His most recent book is Learning That Lasts.

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Michael Bonner

Michael Bonner is a second-grade teacher at South Greenville Elementary School in Greenville, NC. He is the author of Get Up or Give Up: How I Almost Gave up on Teaching.

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