We are days away from hosting more than 3,000 education changemakers in Nashville for the 2018 iNACOL Symposium. Under the theme of “Driving the Transformation of Learning,” experts, practitioners, educators, school and district leaders, policymakers and researchers will gather to discuss big ideas and innovations and work together to create a path toward transforming the nation's education system.
For you to get the most out of your experience, visit our Symposium website at: https://www.inacol.org/symposium/ regularly, and be sure to check out these exciting features:
- Innovation Corner – This is a brand-new innovative space for school models to showcase their personalized, competency-based models and tools in action. You’ll be able to interact with new tools, learn from students, record your thoughts at the Voices Hub and host impromptu gatherings in the various lounges. Here are all the details: https://www.inacol.org/symposium/innovation-corner/.
- Keynotes – The breadth and depth of experience of speakers at this year’s Symposium are unparalleled. Get seated early to hear from Carlos Moreno, Phyllis Lockett, Tony Monfiletto, Russlynn Ali, Nick Donohue, David Istance, Jemar Lee and our student learners panel and Pamela Cantor, M.D. Here’s more about them: https://www.inacol.org/symposium/program-presenters/keynote-speakers/
- Meet the Experts and Practitioners – We have 16 don’t-miss campfire sessions planned for you to meet and engage in dialogue with leading experts and education practitioners. Stay tuned for more details.
- Innovator Awards Announcement – After poring over dozens of nominations, our awards team has selected a Teacher of the Year and Outstanding Individual Contributor to Personalized Learning. Find out who will receive these honors at the Tuesday luncheon.
Save Sunday evening at 5 pm Central for our annual opening night President’s Welcome Reception. It’ll be held in the Davidson Ballroom of the Nashville Music City Center, and while you’re reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones, you’ll get your first look at the new Innovation Corner.
Be sure to also save Monday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 pm Central for a special networking event. iNACOL attendees will take over 5th Avenue in Nashville. Don’t miss the opportunity to make meaningful connections at this fun event under the evening sky!
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You’re welcome to use the #iNACOL18 hashtag on Twitter to memorialize your entire experience, from insights you gain, great quotes and fun snapshots. See you in Music City!