5 Conferences for School Administrators in 2018

School Administration Conferences

  • 2018 National Principals Conference
  • 2018 AIEA Annual Conference
  • 2018 National Conference on Education – Education in the Digital Age
  • ASCD Empower18
  • NAESP 2018 National Leaders Conference

If you’re an educator, a principal/superintendent, or are part of the school administration in any way, you’ll want to know about these 5 conferences for school administrators in 2018. These conferences all offer a wide variety of benefits, like networking opportunities, educational workshops, and expert-given presentations that will help you hone your skills as an administrator.

2018 National Principals Conference

Principals, superintendents, and other administrators enjoy attending this yearly conference. On July 11-13, 2018 the conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois. The focus of this conference is to create unique programs that address very specific issues of schools, school leaders, and the education field as a whole. It’s a tremendous change to join other administrators from around the country to help create new pathways in education, learn from each other, and listen to experts in the field. Attendees will also have access to hundreds of exhibitors specializing in many industries.

2018 AIEA Annual Conference

The theme of this administrators’ conference is “The Internationalization Imperative in Turbulent Times,” and is hosted by the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA). It will occur in Washington DC on February 18-21, 2018. Educational leaders from all over the world attend this yearly conference, where they provide relevant, rewarding information that helps the field education excel. The 2018 conference will focus on reflecting on the challenges in the world today, reframing the commitment to providing higher education, and honing the skills of world educators to spread its message.

2018 National Conference on Education – Education in the Digital Age

Happening on February 15-17, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee, this conference is hosted by the AASA (The School Superintendents Association). This conference focuses on not only educating superintendents and administrators, but also connecting them with each other. Attendees can attend presentations given by industry leaders, shop hundreds of exhibitors, attend educational sessions, sit in on thought leader sessions, and attend networking events. Administrators can learn about state policy, personalized learning, school board relations, and leading adaptive change.

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ASCD Empower18

Hosted by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), this conference will happen in Boston, Massachusetts on March 24-26, 2018. Every year, the ASCD prides itself on providing a conference for every educator, whether you’re a teacher, principal, administrator, or superintendent. Empower18 focuses on empowering professionals to create their own unique learning experience. Attendees can listen to inspirational speakers, learn about innovation in the education field, explore solutions at educational sessions, and join networking events.

NAESP 2018 National Leaders Conference

This may be a smaller conference, but don’t let its size fool you. This conference is full of high-quality content and is hosted by the NAESP. It will happen on March 18-21, 2018 in Arlington, Virginia. Educational leaders from all over the country will attend this conference to hone their skills and become better advocates for schools and education. Attendees can join in on high-quality development programs, network with other leaders, and even meet with Congressional representatives to talk about education policy.

The conferences found on this list all offer school administrators a world of wealth and opportunity. From inspiration, to education and innovative ideas, these conferences for school administrators are guaranteed to leave you with the tools to become the best school administrator you can be.