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June 27-29, 2014
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Key Dates

  • Early-Bird Rate—Extended!
    Aug. 1, 2013–Jan. 21*, 2014
    $325 (nonmember)
    $259 (member)
    *Excludes mail orders.
  • Regular Rate
    Jan. 16–March 4, 2014
    $425 (nonmember)
    $359 (member)
  • On-Site Rate
    $465 (nonmember)
    $399 (member)

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Welcome to the ASCD 69th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show!

Attend one of the most informative and engaging professional development events for educators at every level.

The conference theme, @Every Learner: Someday Is Now, highlights the necessity to prepare our learners to be creative, critically minded, and compassionate citizens. It is our moral imperative.

The conference will showcase ideas and best-practice strategies that are driving student achievement, and it will unlock ways to boost your own teacher and leadership effectiveness.

Choose from more than 350 sessions, or extend your experience by attending any of our Pre-Conference Institutes along with the conference.

Plan Your Conference Experience

Map Your Show Planner

Map Your Show, our official online conference program planner, is now live.

Plan your 69th ASCD Annual Conference experience today.

AC14 App

The conference app lets you take your schedule with you! You can sync with the Map Your Show planner or create a personalized schedule on the go in the app. 

Download the AC14app now or go to on your mobile device.


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Welcomes You

"Los Angeles is the perfect setting to welcome ASCD's 69th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show," says Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Read his letter to learn why.

Read the welcome letter (PDF).

Nonmember Registrants—Special Offer for FREE Membership

This year, when you register for the full conference at the nonmember rate, you will automatically receive a free, one-year Select Online membership to continue your learning long after the conference is over.

ASCD Select Online membership includes subscriptions to Educational Leadership® magazine, Education Update newsletter, five member e-books selected by ASCD editors, member discounts, and much more.

Conference attendees registering at the presenter, student, or senior rate are not eligible to receive the free Select Online membership.

Special Renewal Opportunity for ASCD Members

Stop by the Membership Desk in the ASCD Center to take advantage of a special conference-only renewal offer. 

Plus you'll receive a 2GB jump drive with exclusive ASCD Master Class: Season One content (available while supplies last).

New This Year 

More Flexible Scheduling

Some popular sessions will be repeated, giving you more opportunities to customize your conference planning.

More Learning Formats

We've added 45- and 60-minute sessions, so you have more choices for how to allot your time.

More Networking Opportunities

Interact with colleagues and share ideas at the new international lounge, and message directly with other attendees through the ASCD 2014 Annual Conference app.

More Leadership and General Sessions

Some sessions are geared specifically toward superintendents and those in higher education, and we've added a third general session.

Back by Popular Demand

Annual Conference App

Create a personalized agenda and find sessions, speakers, exhibitors, and on-site events. Additional features include opt-in person-to-person messaging, news alerts and session updates, social media access, and photo sharing. 

Download the app or go to on your mobile device. 

FREE Live Streaming

Selected sessions will be live streamed free for those with full conference registrations. After the conference, you can view archived session for up to six months.

Watch the live stream.

If you can't make it to Los Angeles, register for the live-stream-only option at a reduced price. The live-stream event offers 24/7 access to selected sessions.

Register for the live stream only.

Self-Check-In Process

Also known as Xpress Check-In, you can get your name badge, tote bag, and program book with ease.

Select Presenters

  • Dan PinkDan Pink
  • Sir Ken RobinsonSir Ken Robinson
  • Russell QuagliaRussell Quaglia
  • Jane McGonigalJane McGonigal
  • Sonia NietoSonia Nieto
  • Bill StricklandBill Strickland
  • Mark EdwardsMark Edwards
  • Jay McTigheJay McTighe



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