ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The National Charter Schools Conference is the premier conference for current and aspiring charter school leaders. This conference is about being part of a movement, learning from the best in the field, and learning from each other. Meeting peers that struggle with the same issues you do—or have solutions to offer you—is an incredible learning experience.
By the numbers: At the 2018 conference, we had more than 4,500 attendees. We hosted 130 breakout sessions, 10 charter talks, two networking lounges, three general sessions, and one awesome Austin style Welcome Reception!
The National Charter Schools Conference delivers exceptional learning and networking opportunities for every participant. With inspirational keynote speakers, more than 100 engaging breakout sessions, and unique networking events, this national event has something for everyone.
WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?
NCSC is the best leadership development in the field. It’s an incredible opportunity to learn from and network with your peers from across the country. More than 91% of attendees said that what they learned at the 2018 Conference was applicable to their jobs.
Our sessions offer hands-on learning experiences from the best in the field. 2018 attendees said breakout sessions offer practical insights that help them do their jobs better immediately upon returning. We strive to engage with innovative formats and engaging speakers who tackle the issues you face. Learn more about our 2018 programming and breakout sessions using the program search tool.
THANK YOU FOR JOINING US IN AUSTIN, TX!
The 2018 National Charter Schools Conference brought 4,700 charter school educators, school leaders, state-level leaders, charter support organizations, charter management organizations, and advocates to Austin, Texas, to celebrate the movement’s successes and inspire each other to dream big as we plan for the future.
The three-day conference featured more than 125 breakout sessions and more than 275 exhibitors, as well as a phenomenal slate of speakers.
Want to get the real feel of the conference? See below for videos, photos, and other recaps of a great few days in Austin!
Influence: 75% of our attendees hold leadership roles. View the details.
Buying power: 92% of the audience influences purchasing. Get the scoop.
Exhibitor diversity: 300+ companies from finance, edtech, curriculum products, administrative services and other sectors represent. See the list.
Source: Event Website