3 Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

Professional Development events for educators

In the ever-evolving field of education, staying updated with the latest trends and techniques is crucial for educators to enhance their teaching skills and provide the best learning experience to their students. Fortunately, there are several exciting professional development opportunities on the horizon that educators should not miss out on. In this blog post, we will explore three upcoming events that offer valuable insights, networking opportunities, and practical strategies for educators.

ASCD Annual Conference – March 22-25

The ASCD Annual Conference is a highly anticipated event scheduled for March 22-25 in Washington DC.

Educators will have the opportunity to attend a wide range of interactive sessions and workshops led by renowned experts in the field. These sessions will cover topics such as innovative teaching methods, social-emotional learning, equity in education, and more. By participating in these sessions, educators can gain valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance their teaching skills and create a positive impact on their students’ learning experience.

In addition to the informative sessions, the ASCD Annual Conference also provides excellent networking opportunities. Educators can connect with like-minded professionals, share ideas, and build collaborative relationships that can further enhance their professional growth.

ASU + GSV Summit – April 14-17

The ASU + GSV Summit scheduled April 14-17, provides a unique platform to explore innovative ideas, cutting-edge technologies, and transformative strategies that shape the future of education.

At this summit, educators will have the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions, attend inspiring keynote speeches, and participate in interactive workshops led by industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and educators. This high profile event attracts some of the biggest names to discuss education including but not limited to past Presidents, entrepreneurs, education experts, artists, and musicians.

This summit focuses on topics such as educational technology, personalized learning, workforce development, and more. By immersing themselves in these sessions, educators can gain valuable insights and practical knowledge to transform their teaching practices and prepare their students for success in the 21st century.

Science on the Grand 2024 – July 15-16

The Science on the Grand conference focuses specifically on STEAM education for grades K-12.

Participants can expect over 30 practical sessions to improve instructor pedagogy and ensure educators have access to the newest instructing methods available. Additionally many of their sessions are tailored towards using cutting edge technology and up-to-date strategies for tackling challenges in today’s classrooms.

This event also presents a massive opportunity to network with educators and administrators. Not only will you be a part of a larger educational community but, you’ll find eager participants for collaboration and inspiration.

The Wrap-Up

In conclusion, these three upcoming professional development opportunities offer educators a chance to expand their knowledge, gain valuable insights, and connect with like-minded professionals. Whether it’s embracing technology, fostering innovation, supporting social emotional learning, or promoting equity, these events provide educators with the tools and inspiration to take their teaching to new heights. Don’t miss out on these incredible opportunities to enhance your professional growth and make a lasting impact on the lives of your students.

Happy learning!


  • Rob Shield

    Rob Shield is based out of Columbus, Ohio. As Numerade's copywriter, Rob uses their extensive background in education to inform and shape the topics and content posted to the blog for educators, parents, and students alike.