First-Timers’ Guide to Empower19: The Conference for Every Educator
Written by Ronn Nozoe
Is this your first time joining us at an ASCD Empower19; The Conference for Every Educator? Empower19 is designed to meet the needs of today’s educators and empower you to learn, share knowledge, and gain tools to lead students into the future. You’ll discover innovative and interactive learning with fresh ideas to take back to your schools.
- Hear General Session speakers who will inspire.
- Come prepared to learn, engage, and network
with colleaguesfrom around the globe.
- Explore new directions in learning with today’s thought leaders.
- Discover the latest education-specific products and services.
The more you prepare for Empower19 and explore the new learning opportunities, the greater your return on your investment will be. Consider what you want to know today as well as what knowledge you’ll need to advance your instruction, leadership, and career path.
- Explore the program and choose from over 300 individual sessions that cover every avenue of education.
- Start building your schedule and interact with other attendees by downloading the conference app.
- Learn about all the incredible things Chicago has to offer visitors, from great restaurants to lively evening entertainment. You can even attend a Chicago Blackhawks hockey game at a discounted rate.
- Purchase your ticket to explore The Field Museum of Natural History and the Shedd Aquarium with other ASCD a
- Kick-off your Empower19 experience by joining hundreds of educators for the Welcome Reception.
- Join me and the ASCD family in the exhibit hall on Saturday morning for the official ribbon cutting ceremony.
- Connect with educators at the conference and learn about the exciting things happening on-site by following us on social media.
- Explore the exhibit hall and stop by the ASCD Center and Book Store to browse our award-winning resources.
- Meet ASCD authors and thought-leaders at book signings and author talks.
- Pose for the front page of EL Magazine in the ASCD Center.
- Network with other educators Saturday night at the President’s Networking Reception.
- Give your feedback on sessions and presenters via the app.
- If you haven’t done so already, follow us on social media to stay up to date with the latest information happening in the world of education and professional learning.
- Review our upcoming events schedule to start planning your next education conference with us.
- Become an ASCD member and continue your professional learning.
- Sign up for ASCD Express, the association’s free e-newsletter
We work hard to create an incredible conference experience for every educator who joins us, and we hope this event provides you with everything you needed and more.
See you in Chicago!