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"The ASCD Annual Conference changed my practice and my life!"

—Hayward Jean, Principal
Mellichamp Elementary School
Orangeburg, S.C.

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About Pre-Conference Institutes

Arrive early for an intensive conference learning experience.

Special Pre-Conference Institutes

Museum Visits – CANCELED

The museum visits have been canceled.

School Site Visits

During these one-day institutes, you'll tour one of three schools (elementary, middle, or high) in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

Learn more and register

March 18–20
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Tex.

Three-day Pre-Conference Institutes

Two-day Pre-Conference Institutes

One-day Pre-Conference Institutes

Powered by world-renowned experts and authors, the 70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show Pre-Conference Institutes offer a deep dive on topics of interest to educators now. 

Nearly 25 available institutes provide intensive and immersive learning experiences in sessions about curriculum, instruction, assessment, and more, including

  • Common Core State Standards implementation
  • The Understanding by Design® framework
  • Classroom Instruction That Works
  • English language learners' instruction

Pre-Conference Institute Registration Is Separate

Registration for the ASCD Annual Conference does not include registration for a Pre-Conference Institute. 

See the registration information page.



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  • The College Board
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