Conference Information and Registration


The Annual State Conference is Educators Rising Ohio's primary means of engaging Rising Educators. At the State Conference, rising educators have the opportunity to meet and connect with their like-minded peers, participate in workshops that teach important skills and lessons, compete in events aimed at demonstrating knowledge, and gain the skills necessary to succeed in the teaching profession. Each year, hundreds of students gather for this event and leave with memories and knowledge that lasts a lifetime!

At the national level, Educators Rising also hosts an annual conference. The national conference is open to everyone. To compete at the national level, rising educators must place in the Top 5 in the respective state-level competition to advance.

State Conference Information

The 2016 Educators Rising Ohio State Conference will be held on March 10-11, 2016 at Ohio Dominican University, in Columbus, OH.

If you would like to participate in this year's State Conference, please complete and send in the Conference Registration Form.

  • Chapters must register with Educators Rising Ohio by 12/4/15 to receive the reduced fee.
  • This year's conference theme is Inspiring Ohio's Future Educators for 25 Years.

The general competitions guidelines are included in the Conference Registration Form; to view the guidelines as a sperate document, click here.

See the following document for more information about Chapter Displays.

State Conference break-out sessions

Break-out sessions are an important part of the conference experience. These sessions (or workshops) provide students with the opportunity to learn from their peers and professionals. Each year, dozens of break-out sessions are held, with the common goal of providing students with the tools necessary for success.

We encourage anyone with a valuable lesson, idea, or experience to submit a Proposal Form. All proposals are reviewed by the State Coordinator and, if space is available, we will gladly invite your session to the conference.

Proposal Forms for breakout sessions at the 2016 State Conference are due to the State Coordinator by 1/15/16.

2016 Annual State Conference Competitions

The 2016 State Conference of Educators Rising Ohio will be utilizing all of the national Educators Rising competitions. For more information about guidelines and rubrics for these competitions, please visit the national Educators Rising website here.

In addition to the above-mentioned competitions, Ohio will also be holding several competitions unique to our state. Clicking on any of the following competitions will open a document with more information:

National Conference Information

The Educators Rising National conference, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK), allows members to learn about the teaching profession while networking with members and Teacher Leaders from across the country. The national conference offers competitions, workshops, motivational sessions, and the opportunity for Educators Rising members to run for a national office. To participate in a national competition, members must place in the Top 5 of the respective competition at the State Conference.

Inaugural Educators Rising National Conference
June 24-27, 2016
Boston University
Boston, MA

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