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September 4, 2019

iNACOL Announces 2019 Pre-Conference Workshops

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Dear Colleagues,

iNACOL is pleased to announce the lineup of pre-conference workshopsscheduled to kick off the iNACOL Symposium held in Palm Springs, California, on October 28-31, 2019.

iNACOL offers pre-conference workshops on Monday, October 28, 2019, to provide focused full- and half-day interactive opportunities for deeper learning and knowledge-building in personalized, competency-based learning. These workshops provide intensive professional development in small groups and require a separate registration from the Symposium.

Space is limited, so please register for the pre-conference workshops as soon as possible. Here are directions to register for pre-conference workshops:

  • If you’ve already registered to attend the iNACOL Symposium, click hereto modify your existing registration.
  1. Enter your email and Reference Number. Click ‘continue.’
  2. From here, you can modify various aspects of your registration, including adding a pre-conference workshop.
  • If you haven’t yet registered to attend the iNACOL Symposium, register here today and be sure to add a pre-conference workshop to your registration.

Below is the list of pre-conference workshops offered at the iNACOL Symposium:

Morning Pre-Conference Workshops

  • Helping Schools Realize Their Unique Vision of a Personalized, Competency-Based System Using the Research of Dr. Marzano
  • Pathways to Personalization: A Framework Approach to Designing and Scaling Blended and Personalized Learning
  • Sharing Learning from the Trenches: Developing a Successful Competency-Based Learning System in Your School or District with Competency-Based Learning Practitioners
  • Take Ownership of Your Digital Ecosystem – Project Unicorn Bootcamp (Capacity: 75)

Afternoon Pre-Conference Workshops

  • Improving Professional Development with Mastery Learning, Micro-Credentials, and Game-Based Learning
  • Opportunities to Shape the Future of Learning (Capacity: 30)
  • Rigorous and Student-Centered Teaching: A Forum on Innovation (Capacity: 30)
  • Showing the Way to Equity and Excellence: What the Education System Can Learn From Alternative Schools (Capacity: 30)
  • The Power You Carry: How to Become a Brain Builder to Help All Children Thrive

All Day Pre-Conference Workshops

  • K-12 Online and Blended Learning Research Community Meeting (Capacity: 75)
  • Pre-Conference Workshop for State Policymaker Teams (Invitation Only)

Complete descriptions and presenter information for all pre-conference workshops can be found on the pre-conference workshop section of our website.

If you have questions regarding registering for a pre-conference workshop, please contact Kelly Johnson at We look forward to seeing you in Palm Springs on October 28-31, 2019.

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About the iNACOL Symposium

On October 28-31, 2019, iNACOL’s annual Symposium will bring together 3,000 experts and educational leaders exploring the leading edge of personalized, competency-based learning in K-12 education from across the United States and around the world, including leading practitioners and educators, policymakers, researchers and innovators from throughout the field.

Attendees will find invaluable networking opportunities; access to expertise, analysis, the latest trends and research; and thought-provoking interactive sessions for leaders shaping the future of education. The Symposium includes hundreds of engaging interactive sessions, with tags to guide attendees toward highly relevant professional learning opportunities. Learn more on the iNACOL Symposium website.

About iNACOL 

The mission of iNACOL is to drive the transformation of education systems and accelerate the advancement of breakthrough policies and practices to ensure high-quality learning for all. Visit our websitelike us on Facebook, connect with us on Linkedin and follow us on Twitter.

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