Top 6 Education Conferences in California

If you’re looking for the top education conferences in your state, you have come to the right place! 2017 is the year of conferences for educators, and with hundreds of EdTech conferences in the lineup, it can be tough to figure out which one is right for you and your team. GoEnnounce spends a lot of time traveling around the country to different conferences, and from that, we’ve compiled our list of top 10 education conferences by state to help you narrow it down!

Here is our list of the Top 6 Education Conferences in California!

And if you can’t make these dates, but want to follow along at home, we’ve detailed each conference hashtag below!

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6. International Conference on Critical Thinking

July 31 – August 4, 2017 — Rohnert Park, CA

Price: $1,470 per person

The Critical Thinking Community is hosting their 37th Annual Conference at Sonoma State University. This five-day conference provides a unique opportunity for you to improve your understanding of critical thinking, through creative sessions and workshops.

Keynote Speaker: Educational Psychologist Dr. Linda Elder, Senior Fellow at the FTC Dr. Gerald Nosich, Executive Director of Elementary Education Dr. Paul Bankes, and Author Ms. Carmen Polka

You can register here.

Follow at @FoundationforCriticalThinking.

5. Learning and the Brain Summer Institutes

July 17-21, 2017 — Santa Barbara, CA

Price: $1,950 per person

Learning and the Brain is offering this Summer Institute on the oceanside campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. This Institute will focus on neuroscience research and theory and how they correlate to potential classroom applications in areas of executive function and memory consolidation.

Keynote Speaker: Neurologist Dr. Judy A. Willis

You can register here.

Follow at @LearningandtheB.

4. AMAYTC Annual Conference

November 9-12, 2017 — San Diego, CA

Price: $513 a person

The AMATYC is holding their 43rd Annual all math related Conference at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. This year’s conference theme is “Have a Prime Time,” a quirky play on words. Besides the great theme, the AMATYC Conference will have an innovative line-up of workshops and sessions perfect for any math teacher.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jim Matthews, Professor John Martin, and Professor Myra Snell

You can register here.

Follow at #AMATYC2017 and @MathAMATYC.

3. National Conference on Students in Transition

October 21-23, 2017 — Costa Mesa, CA

Price: $495 per person

The 24th National Conference on Students in Transition is inviting educators to learn about students’ transition from high school to college. Attendees will share with and learn from one another the latest trends, initiatives, best practices, ideas, research, and assessment strategies focused on supporting student success in the first college year and beyond.

Keynote Speaker: Associate Director of NSSE Jillian Kinzie, Founder of the College Excellence Program Joshua Wyner

You can register here.

Follow at #SIT17.

2. Process Education Conference 2017

June 22-24, 2017 — Clovis, CA

Price: $550 per person

Process Education is about empowering each person to realize that they have unlimited potential. Equity is about the values, intentional efforts and designed programs that schools have put in place to develop the mindset and abilities of each student, faculty member, and staff person to pursue their self-growth. The 2017 Process Education Conference will explore multiple dimensions of how Process Education and its set of practice and values increase in education.

Keynote Speakers: Professor Mary Moore, and Independent Education Consultant David Leasure

You can register here.

Follow at #2017ICENY.

1. National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference

June 20-23, 2017 — Saratoga Springs, NY

Price: $475 per person

The 97th NCSS Annual Conference is the social studies teacher’s dream. With over 800 presentations by leading social studies researchers, educators will be able to interact with well-known speakers and share their ideas, experiences, and teaching strategies. The conference also allows educators to discover the latest teaching products and services to integrate into their classrooms.

Keynote Speakers: Founder of StoryCorps Dave Isay, 43rd Treasurer of the United States Rosa Rios, Senior ABC Correspondent Pierre Thomas, Professor Sam Wineburg, and much more!

You can register here.

Follow at #NCSS2017.

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