National Conference

#ELNC18 is a wrap! Thank you for joining our largest conference yet, where more than 1,200 educators and experts came together around the theme "Educating for a Better World" in nearly 100 master classes and community events. Together we strengthened our support for students so they can become great scholars and active, ethical citizens with the capacity to build a better world.

Discover more highlights from #ELNC18 below!

Keynote speaker, Angela Duckworth, author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, inspired our audience. You can watch her presentation at the link below!

2018 Klingenstein Teacher Award

We are proud to announce that Annie Holyfield, a kindergarten and first grade teacher at Joe Shoemaker Elementary School in Denver received the 2018 Klingenstein Teacher Award from national non-profit EL Education. Learn more about Annie below, on our blog. 

2018 Silverberg Leader Award

EL Education is proud to announce that Laina Cox, Middle School Principal of Capital City Public Charter School, has received the Silverberg Leadership Award from national non-profit EL Education.  Check out our blog below to learn more about Laina!

Thank you for joining us on social media for #ELNC18! Search our hashtag on Twitter to catch some of the action. 

Yainiliz Lopez is a student at Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication (ISAAC) in New London, Connecticut. She and her classmate Shem Adams helped kickoff EL Education’s 2018 National Conference with a speech about what happens when students like them set out to make the world better. Click below to hear her story on our blog. 

Educators and practitioners gathered for a private #ELNC18 reception at Philadelphia's famed, historic Reading Terminal Market! Check out the highlights from our photo booth below.

Relive the learning and a few emotional highlights from #EL25, the 2017 National Conference, marking the 25th Anniversary of EL Education.