Innovative Learning Strategies Conference

September 13-14, 2017  |  Austin, Texas

Learn How to Teach the Future at the Innovative Learning Strategies Conference

Innovation and technology in education keep learning relevant and engaging in a fast-changing digital world. But with so many new gadgets and trends in ed tech, how do you know what technologies and strategies will provide the most curriculum support and have the most lasting impact on student learning? Breakouts, makerspaces, STEM, STEAM, PBL, entrepreneurship, design thinking, blended and flipped learning, gamification, virtual reality, sketchnoting—which ones will work best for your students to ensure maximum learning and retention?

Join other educational thought leaders in Austin, Texas September 13-14 for the Innovative Learning Strategies Conference and experience interactive sessions based on best practices. You’ll learn the research-proven ed tech tools and strategies that are transforming learning and discover concrete ways you can implement these ideas to create lasting, meaningful change in your school or department.

You will leave this two-day conference with a firm action plan tailored to your campus or district that you can use as a roadmap for implementing the technologies and strategies you learned. Make a difference for your students and register today!

Are you ready to Innovate?

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Who Should Attend?

This two-day conference is designed for campus and district administrators, curriculum specialists and directors, and department heads or other teachers in leadership positions. As a thought leader and decision maker, you will gather the resources and ideas you need to keep your school or district on the cutting edge.

Whether you are extending the achievements of your gifted and talented students, looking to provide a boost to struggling learners, or applying these newly-learned strategies to all your student populations, you’ll leave with a practical understanding of how to achieve your goals.


At the Innovative Learning Strategies Conference, you’ll attend concurrent sessions specially designed to help you take your school to the next level with relevant and effective strategies.

Each session will answer the following questions:

  • What is the technology or learning strategy?
  • What does leading research say about its effectiveness?
  • How is the technology or strategy best implemented at the school, district, or classroom level?
  • What are the barriers of implementation and how can you overcome them?
  • How can you assess the effectiveness of the technology or strategy once implemented?

Location and Hotels

TCEA Conference Center

3100 Alvin Devane Blvd
Building B
Austin, TX 78741


TCEA Conference Center
3100 Alvin Devane Blvd
Building B
Austin, TX 78741


Residence Inn Austin Airport
3201 Caseybridge Court
Austin, TX 78744

$125 per night
Cut-off date for discounted rates: 8/29

Hampton Inn
4141 Governers Row
Austin, TX 78744

$149 per night
Cut-off date for discounted rates: 8/29





Day One, September 13th

7:30 – 8:15 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking
8:15 – 8:25 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Session 1
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Session 2
11 a.m. – noon Session 3
noon – 12:45 p.m. Lunch (provided)
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Session 4
2 – 3 p.m. Session 5
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Session 6

Day Two, September 14th

8 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Session 7
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Session 8
11 a.m. – noon Session 9
noon Closing Remarks

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Early Registration
(Before August 15)

Normal Registration
(After August 15)

(Includes One-Year Membership)

Registration Fee Includes:
All conference activities on Thursday and Friday (breakout sessions, networking activities, Thursday lunch, and beverages)

Age Restriction
To provide all attendees an optimal learning environment, children under the age of 16 are not permitted into sessions or meal functions. Children ages 16 and older must be registered for the event and must be accompanied by an adult for admission.

Payment and Cancellation Policy