Call for Workshops: Journeys to Success: Equity and Access for All Students

Posted by National Partnership for Educational Access on August 8, 2016

National Partnership for Educational Access 2017 Annual Conference: Journeys to Success: Equity and Access for All Students

April 5-7, 2017
Hyatt Regency Cambridge
Boston, MA
Our 9th annual conference will take place in Boston, MA on April 5-7, 2017.

*NEW* Theme: We are excited to share that the theme for our 2017 annual conference is “Journeys to Success: Equity and Access for All Students.” To learn more, please visit our conference website.

*UPDATED* Keynote Speakers: Our first conference keynote speaker for the 2017 NPEA conference is best-selling author Paul Tough! Mr. Tough recently released his new book, Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why (2016). We are thrilled to announce our second confirmed keynote speaker: Dr. Christopher Emdin, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College at Columbia University, and best-selling author of For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education (2016).

Hotel: All NPEA 9th Annual Conference events will take place at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge (575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139). We are pleased to offer the discounted room block rate of $209 per night (plus taxes & fees). This discounted rate is for a limited block of rooms and will only be available until the room block is full.

Registration for the 2017 Conference will open in December.

Call for Workshop Proposals: We will release our Call for Workshop Proposals in late August. All are welcome to apply. Please contact Carrie at if you have any questions.

*NEW* Sponsors and Supporters: Our annual conference is made possible through their generous support, so thank you to all of our 2017 conference sponsors and supporters:
A Better Chance
Buffalo Prep
Common Application
Milton Academy
Nashoba Brooks School
Phillips Academy
Prep@Pingree at Pingree School

*UPDATED* Sponsor Opportunities: You can add your organization, school, or company name to the list above! We offer a wide range of combined sponsorship and marketing opportunities, including providing fee waivers and/or Wifi access, as well as supporting our keynote speakers, networking receptions, exhibit tables, and program advertisements. Please review our 2017 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities, and contact Karin at for more information.

Stay tuned for additional updates about planning for the 2017 conference.

Questions? Contact Carrie Tate, Assistant Director, NPEA at

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