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Dec. 4-7, 2022 | Nashville, TN
Call for proposals
Interested in submitting a proposal for the 2023 Annual Conference at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC? The 2023 Call for Proposals will open December 1, 2022, and close at noon EST on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. To learn more about how to submit a proposal, login to the Conference Proposal System and select Instructions in the menu.
The conference has sold out!
If you would like to be one of the first notified when registration opens for our 2023 Annual Conference, you can add your name to the waitlist here.
For those of you planning to join us in 2023 in Washington, D.C., be sure to sign up for the 2023 VIP list to be among the first notified when registrations open next year.
Until then, we invite you to explore the live and virtual online learning opportunities and resources available at learningforward.org. From webinars to online courses, journal articles, and the latest research, our high-impact resources are available when you need them. We are honored to be your source for learning and collaboration.
Thank you to everyone who has registered to attend, signed up to present a session, volunteered to help, or joined one of the many committees working behind the scenes. A special thank-you to our sponsors for their generous financial support of this event and our work.
Learning Forward’s staff, board, Nashville host committee, and more than 500 presenters are ready to host an extraordinary learning event.
Whether you join us at the annual conference or engage with one of our many other learning and collaboration opportunities, we are proud to work with so many champions of professional learning and proud of the work you do for students everywhere.
Annual Conference Program
Download the Conference Program.
This year’s conference theme is Reimagine, so take a look to see how education leaders at all levels are reimagining professional learning.
See what we have planned for speakers, topics, events, and more!
Dive deep into the revised Standards for Professional Learning as we infuse the conference with the new standards. In addition to the preconference and concurrent sessions on the standards, you will find an exciting and interactive Standards Lab experience, where you will be able to learn about the standards, talk to experts, and get your questions answered.
Click here to submit a question in advance for our standards experts.
Hotel & Travel
10/4/22 UPDATE: Due to high demand, there is limited availability at the Gaylord, so we have added shuttle service at the additional hotels below.
Shuttle service will be provided to/from the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center throughout all conference days, beginning Friday, December 2, through Wednesday, December 7, from the following pick-up and drop-off points:
- Hyatt Place, 220 Rudy Circle, Nashville, TN 37214
- Hampton Inn, 230 Rudy Circle Nashville, TN 37214
- Holiday Inn Express, 2461 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214
- Residence Inn, 2500 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
All discounted room blocks are sold out. Please contact the hotels directly to book your rooms.
Click here for a list of currently available hotels in the area.
We are asking all attendees to follow health recommendations from Davidson County. You can find a summary of those here, under “Recommended actions based on current level.”
Gaylord Opryland has implemented a variety of new protocols and elevated practices to keep within high standards of cleanliness and to adjust services, amenities, and facilities available during your stay.
Read the conference’s cancellation and change policy here.
- Central office administrators
- Policymakers and decision makers
- Teacher leaders/Coaches
- School-based teams
- Principals/Assistant principals
- Technical assistance providers
Earn CEUs for your attendance
Saint Mary’s College of California offers you the opportunity to earn affordable Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for attending Learning Forward’s Annual Conference.