Preparing Educators as Leaders

Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference

Teaching in a New Era

Friday, June 2, 2017

This year's Strategies for Educational Improvement Conference will be hosted by the KU School of Education, in partnership with the Kansas State Department of Education. The official conference theme is centered on teaching in a new era.

Conference Date & Location

The 2017 conference will be held on Friday, June 2 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. This full-day event will be at the Kansas Union (pdf) on campus. Information on parking and directions through campus can be viewed here (pdf). More information to be provided to registered participants.

Keynote Speakers (To Be Announced)

More information to be provided. Please check back often.

Call for Proposals

Interested presenters are encouraged to submit a presentation proposal for the 2017 conference. Submit your proposal here. View the 2016 Conference Agenda (pdf).

Online Participant Registration

Participant registration for the 2017 Summer Strategies Conference is open. Please note, individuals who participate in the Summer Strategies Conference can receive a certificate of completion from the School of Education upon request to be used within districts that offer professional development points for educator advancement. Register online here.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsor and exhibitor registration for the 2017 conference is open. Individuals and organizations who are interested in serving as a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2017 event are encouraged to complete our online registration form.

Thank you to our sponsors:






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Thank you for your interest in contributing to the KU School of Education! There are many ways for you to support the School and our students, faculty and programs while achieving your philanthropic goals. If you would like to explore ways you can help, see the Giving Options at KU Endowment, or contact:

Brian Friedman
Brian Friedman
Associate Development Director, School of Education
1891 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66047
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