Take a stand with students on Better World Day: May 3rd, 2019

National Conference

Mark your calendars for the 2019 EL Education National Conference taking place October 17th–19th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Join thousands of fellow educators, experts, and innovators at ELNC19 as we strengthen our support for the whole child and celebrate remarkable student achievement across three dimensions. Join for Pre-Conference Day on October 16th for an even deeper dive. 


ELNC19 in Atlanta

In master classes, PD sessions, and enriching conversations, we come together each year to reinvigorate our approach to helping students become curious, ethical citizens who can build a better world. Get ready to join the hundreds of educators and experts, leaders and learners at #ELNC19!

Here's a taste of what to expect at #ELNC19:

Announcing Our Keynote Speaker

We are thrilled to have John B. King Jr. as our keynote speaker at ELNC19! Currently President and CEO of The Education Trust, John previously served as Secretary of Education under President Obama.

2019 Reception

Each year, educators and school leaders come together for a private conference reception. This year, we’ll be meeting at the esteemed National Center for Civil and Human Rights in the heart of Atlanta.

Apply to Lead a Master Class at ELNC19

Review the 2019 Request for Proposals (RFP) and submit a qualified proposal for a course or experience that will nurture teacher potential and elevate student achievement across our network of schools, our family of literacy curriculum partners, or our community of resource users.

Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Educator Awards

The Klingenstein Teacher and Silverberg Leadership Awards, announced annually during the EL Education National Conference, celebrate individuals who demonstrate exceptional teaching and leadership abilities. Nominate a deserving teacher or leader by Wednesday, May 29.

Get Inspired

October will be here before you know it. Join us on social media by searching for our hashtag #ELNC19 to get updates—and to get excited for what’s to come.

Looking Back at #ELNC18

Thank you for joining us last fall for #ELNC18! Revisit the highlights from the 2018 National Conference, our largest gathering yet.