Ignite Your Education Spark
July 23 - 27, 2018 | The Woodlands, TX

Event 2: Summer Symposium - July 25-26

Two days of pure inspiration with leading experts in the field of education. You've never been to a conference like this before.

This event is capped at 250 participants to keep it intimate, purposeful and powerful. We are a group of advocates and agitators, coming together for two days of essential learning and envelope-pushing.


Presenters, sessions and events include:

  • Professor Thomas Guskey, leading expert on assessment
  • Jay McTighe, co-creator of Understanding by Design
  • Alexis Wiggins, creator of Spider Web Discussion
  • Jennie Chang Wathall, author of Concept-Based Mathematics
  • Jenny Gillett from the International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Lara Davis and Diana Falchuk, experts on racial and social justice
  • Bernajean Porter, author of Digitales: The Art of Telling Digital Stories
  • A focus on student voice, leadership, and questions
  • Daily time for networking and collaboration
  • Panels, problems-of-practice shareouts, and more
  • Plus an optional Texas BBQ on a private farm

(Detailed sessions and offerings coming later this spring.)

Register now! Spots are limited for the education event of the summer...



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Cancellation Policy:

*Should you register for one or more events and need to cancel, you can get a 50% refund up through May 31. From June 1 onward, there are no refunds for cancellations.

**Please note: we reserve the right to cancel the Symposium, in part or full, prior to May 31. In case of cancellation, we will refund all registration fees for cancelled events. We are not responsible for any travel expenses you incur in case of partial or full event cancellation. Please book flexible travel options for your event/s, or make travel bookings after May 31.