SOTL Conferences

Spring Events

For a comprehensive list of teaching and learning conferences, consult the Teaching Conferences Directory compiled by Kennesaw State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.”

EduCause Connect

A reimagining of EDUCAUSE regional conferences, EDUCAUSE Connect events have less of a “conference” feel and are instead “highly interactive, action-driven professional development experience[s] focused on finding workable solutions, connecting people’s experiences, building professional networks, and growing individual and collective understanding of higher education IT issues.”
Submission deadline: N/A
Connect Events held from February through April
For more information, visit: http://www.educause.edu/conferences-events/educause-connect

The Clute Institute Education Conference

This four/five-day, international conference offers two main tracks: Business and Education. Both conferences are held on the same days at the same location, and the focus of the Education conference is improving research and teaching skills..
Submission deadline: Varies
Conferences held in January, March, June, August, and October
For more information, visit: http://www.cluteinstitute.com/conferences.html

Annual FETC National Conference

The Florida Educational Technology Conference brings together education leaders and technology experts from around the country to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success by integrating technology across the curriculum, from kindergarten to college.
Submission deadline: May/June
Conference held in late January
For more information, visit:http://fetc.org/events/florida-educational-technology-conference/home.aspx

Association of American Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting

Each year, the Annual Meeting provides a broad, national framework and setting for approximately 1,800 attendees interested in higher education—including presidents, academic administrators, faculty members, policy leaders, and student affairs administrators—to gain a deeper understanding of current research, national trends, and innovative approaches to undergraduate education reform.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in late January
For more information, visit:http://www.aacu.org/meetings/annualmeeting/

Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy

This conference showcases higher education teaching excellence and features topics relevant to the scholarship of teaching and learning, including best pedagogical practices and current teaching research.
Submission deadline September/October
Conference held in January/February
For more information, visit:http://www.cider.vt.edu/conference/

Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience

The annual FYE conference brings together educators from around the world in order to discuss, enhance, and expand the first-year movement globally.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in June
http://www.sc.edu/fye/

Annual Academic Chairpersons Conference

The Academic Chairpersons Conference is an annual forum where academic chairpersons, administrators, and faculty from all areas of higher education share the most successful, innovative, and practical ideas and strategies to assist each other in becoming more effective in their positions.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in February
For more information, visit:http://www.dce.k-state.edu/conf/academicchairpersons/

Annual Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC)

Each year the SRFIDC meets to share information in the realm of instructional development. The conference site rotates among various member institutions and provides an opportunity for other member institutions to see how faculty and instructional development is envisioned at various campuses in the Southern region.
Submission deadline: November/December
Conference held in February/March
For more information, visit: https://sites.google.com/site/srfidconline/conference

Instructional Technology Council: eLearning Annual Conference

This distance learning conference aims to provide eLearning practitioners with information about what technologies fellow faculty members are using, what works, and what special techniques for teaching at a distance exist.
Submission deadline: October
Conference held in February/March
Submission deadline: N/Ahttp://www.itcnetwork.org/elearning-conference.html

The SoTL Commons: A Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The SoTL Commons Conference is a catalyst for learning, conversations, and collaborations about SoTL as a key, evidence-based way to improve student learning.
Submission deadline: October/November
Conference held in February/March
For more information, visit:http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/conference/

International Studies Association’s Annual Convention

Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 6 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 30 thematic groups (Sections) and 3 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
Submission deadline: May/June
Conference held in February/March
For more information, visit the “Annual Convention” page on:http://www.isanet.org/

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference

At this annual international forum, educators will have the opportunity to network, share ideas, and explore the research, development, and application of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in March
For more information, visithttp://site.aace.org/conf/

ITEEA Annual Conference

The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association conference gathers educators in the STEM disciplines (particularly those in technology and engineering) and features professional development workshops, educational tours, and other special events.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in March
For more information, visit: http://www.iteaconnect.org/Conference/conferenceguide.htm

Annual Teaching Academic Survival Skills Conference

The TASS Conference is a forum for faculty, staff, student support personnel, administrators and others who help under-prepared students succeed in college and beyond.
Submission deadline: varies (two-rounds of reviews)
Conference held in March
For more information, visit:http://tassconference.org/

American Council on Education Annual Meeting

This national conference is tailored to higher education leaders. Recent topics included: the impact on American colleges and universities of massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other technology-driven changes, how to increase the number of students who complete their degrees, how to promote campus internationalization, etc.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in March
For more information, visit:http://www.aceannualmeeting.org/

The Chair Academy’s Annual International Conference

The Chair Academy offers leaders, from around the world, an exciting opportunity for leadership development by providing programs that specifically address the various administrative and academic needs of organizational leaders.
Submission deadline: November/December
Conference held in March
For more information, visit: http://www.chairacademy.com/conference/2014/c14index.html

International Conference on College Teaching and Learning

This international conference brings together faculty, instructional designers, graduate students, and key leadership and support staff in order to discuss topics relevant to higher education. In addition, this conference features many distinctive teaching awards.
Submission deadline: November/December
Conference held in March/April
For more information, visit:http://www.teachlearn.org/

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

This national conference strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
Submission deadline: June/July
Conference held in April/May
For more information, visit: http://www.aera.net/EventsMeetings/AnnualMeeting/tabid/10208/Default.aspx

Annual International Conference on Teaching & Leadership Excellence

Hosted by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, this conference brings together community college educators and focuses on new strategies and tools currently available to support teaching and leadership excellence.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in late May
http://www.nisod.org/conference/

The Teaching Professor Annual Conference

This conference seeks to renew and energize teachers by providing an opportunity to learn effective pedagogical techniques and interact with colleagues committed to teaching and learning excellence.
Submission deadline: October/November
Conference held in May/June
For more information, visit:http://www.teachingprofessor.com/conference

EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference

A short-term, lower-cost, and regional program designed for those who are unable to attend the national EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Geared toward higher education IT professionals, session topics typically include: teaching and learning, cyber security, information systems, information technology infrastructure, user services and support, library systems, administration, policy, and IT leadership and management.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in May
For more information, visit: http://www.educause.edu/conferences-events/regional-conferences

ICSLTE Working Summit

This two-day working summit is themed “New Visions for Service Learning” and will be organized according to three strands: research, policy, and collaborative practice.
Submission deadline: N/A
Summit held in April
http://educationprogram.duke.edu/icslte/2014-icslte-summit

National Education Association Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly

At this meeting, various committees, constituencies, caucuses, leadership groups, and delegates from state and local affiliates gather to set policy and chart the direction of NEA business.
Submission deadline: N/A
Meeting held in June/July
For more information, visit: http://www.nea.org/annualmeeting/index.html

Annual International Conference on Critical Thinking

This annual conference provides educators with a unique opportunity to improve their understanding of critical thinking through an exploration of critical thinking principles and presentations about practical teaching and learning strategies.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.criticalthinking.org/conference/index.cfm

AHA Annual Meeting

The American Historical Association has a long-standing commitment to teaching and history education at all levels, and supports teaching in a wide variety of ways. At the annual meeting, the AHA and its affiliates sponsor many sessions on teaching. The AHA also offers a number of prizes and awards, and supports the good work of National History Day.
Submission deadline: February
Meeting held in January
For more information, visit: http://www.historians.org/annual-meeting

National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology

Join psychology teachers from universities, two-year and four-year colleges, and high schools at NITOP 2015 to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden your teaching skills.
Submission deadline: October
Institute held in January
For more information, visit: http://www.nitop.org/

Hawaii International Conference on Education

The main goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various education related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with cross-disciplinary interests related to education to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.
Submission deadline: August
Conference held in January
For more information, visit: http://www.hiceducation.org/

ASTE International Meeting

This four-day conference is sponsored by The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). ASTE promotes leadership and support for professionals involved in the education and development of teachers of science at all levels. ASTE advances practice and policy through scholarship, collaboration, and innovation in science teacher education across the world.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in January
For more information, visit: http://theaste.org/meetings/

MLA Annual Convention

This four-day convention is sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America (MLA). MLA provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy.
Submission deadline: April
Conference held in January
For more information, visit: http://www.mla.org/convention

Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities

The main goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various arts and humanities related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with cross-disciplinary interests related to arts and humanities to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.
Submission deadline: August
Conference held in January
For more information, visit: http://www.hichumanities.org/

AAPT National Meetings

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) sponsors many events throughout the year with the goal of providing professional development and networking opportunities for its members and the physics education community.
Submission deadline: Varies.
Meetings held in January and July
For more information, visit: http://www.aapt.org/Conferences/meetings.cfm

AACN Faculty Development Conference

The Faculty Development Conference is aimed at those new to the faculty role and those who would like to gain more self-confidence in teaching in baccalaureate and higher degree programs. Program and concurrent sessions address various aspects of the faculty role, creating an active learning environment, clinical teaching and evaluation, and other topics of interest to those who wish to improve their teaching practice. This conference is sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in February
For more information, visit: https://www.aacn.nche.edu/events/info-page?sessionaltcd=1112

ATE Annual Meeting

This five-day conference is sponsored by The Association of Teacher Educators. The conference seeks to publically define the importance of all stakeholders in the development of educators across the career span – pre-service – induction – in-service. ATE aims to impact what Teacher Educators are currently practicing in their educational context and bring attention to those who have not had a voice in the policy decisions that are now affecting their candidates in their professional roles.
Submission deadline: June
Conference held in February
For more information, visit: http://www.ate1.org/pubs/2015_Annual_Meetin.cfm

Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement Conference

Faculty, staff and administrators are invited to attend this daylong conference that seeks to inform and advance the research and practice of community engagement by sharing research findings, innovative program design and partnership models, proven community/institutional impacts, effective curriculum or co-curricular models, institutional capacity building and institutionalization, and successful community engagement practices.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in February
For more information, visit: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/org/nccc/confMeet-PACE.xhtml

IMPACT National Conference

The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and other forms of social action. Students, administrators, faculty, AmeriCorps members and VISTAs, and nonprofit professionals gather together to learn and share effective practices, improve personal skills and organizational strategies, discover opportunities and resources, exchange stories, be inspired and challenged to sustain our efforts.
Submission deadline: December
Conference held in February
For more information, visit: http://www.impactconference.org/

SCFLTA Annual Conference

This one-day conference is sponsored by the South Carolina Foreign Language Teachers’ Association.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in February
For more information, visit: http://www.scflta.org/conf_wkshps/conference.html

AMTE Annual Conference

The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)’s Annual Conference provides an opportunity for members to share current research and practice findings.
Submission deadline: May
Conference held in February
For more information, visit: http://amte.net/conferences

The SIGCSE Technical Symposium

This symposium addresses problems common among educators working to develop, implement and/or evaluate computing programs, curricula, and courses. The symposium provides a forum for sharing new ideas for syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy, at all levels of instruction.
Submission deadline: N/A
Symposium held in February/March
For more information, visit: http://www.sigcse.org/events/symposia

ACJS Annual Meeting

This five-day conference is sponsored by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Program topic areas include criminal justice education, research methods, criminological theory, and others.
Submission deadline: September
Conference held in March
For more information, visit: http://www.acjs.org/pubs/167_668_2915.cfm

NABE Annual Conference

This three-day conference is sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). NABE's mission is to advocate for our nation's Bilingual and English Language Learners and families and to cultivate a multilingual multicultural society by supporting and promoting policy, programs, pedagogy, research and professional development that yield academic success, value native language, lead to English proficiency, and respect cultural and linguistic diversity.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in March
For more information, visit: http://www.nabe.org/conference

NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition

This event brings together thousands of math education professionals. Go beyond the classroom to examine the innovative ideas that can improve the quality of learning for every student.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in April
For more information, visit: http://www.nctm.org/Boston/

AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM)

As AACSB’s largest and most anticipated event of the year, ICAM gathers thought leaders, researchers, business experts, and top educators from around the world, and showcases and explores global perspectives on the future of management education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in April
For more information, visit: http://www.aacsb.edu/en/events/conference/2015/icam/

The Curriculum Conference

This conference is sponsored by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and features curricular initiatives to help schools navigate an environment of intense competition, financial constraints, growing employer expectations, and disruptive technologies. Learn from a diverse range of schools as they share content and best practices in critical areas of curriculum design and implementation.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in May
For more information, visit: http://www.aacsb.edu/events/conference/2015/curriculum

ConfChem Online Conference

Each year, the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society selects a unique theme for their online conference. Past conference themes included “Assessment,” “Flipped Classrooms,” and “Teaching and Learning Chemistry with Moodle.” The 2015 conference theme is “Interactive Visualizations for Chemistry Teaching and Learning.”
Submission deadline: January
Conference held from May through June
For more information, visit: http://www.divched.org/meetings/futuremeetings

National Effective Teaching Institute

The National Effective Teaching Institute is a three-day workshop sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education. Topics include course planning, lecturing, active learning, assessment of learning, and dealing with a variety of problems that commonly arise in the life of a faculty member.
Submission deadline: N/A
Institutes held in May, July, and January
For more information, visit: http://www.asee.org/conferences-and-events/conferences/neti

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology education stakeholders.
Submission deadline: October
Conference held in June
For more information, visit: http://www.asee.org/conferences-and-events/conferences/annual-conference/

Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology (ETOP)

The conference will offer concurrent symposia and workshops, a poster session, a participant idea exchange, and two keynote addresses on issues related to the teaching of psychology. The target audience includes teachers from high school, 2-year, 4-year college/university, and graduate school settings.
Submission deadline: June
Conference held in June
For more information, visit: http://psyc.jmu.edu/etop/

World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education.
Submission deadline: April
Conference held in June
For more information, visit: http://www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/

Assessment Residency – Measuring Student Learning Institute

The Measuring Student Learning Institute is a four-day training session that constitutes one part of the Assessment Residency program. The Assessment Residency seeks biologists who utilize varied teaching strategies in their classrooms and laboratories and are motivated to design courses and assessments to maximize student learning.
Submission deadline: February
Institute held in June
For more information, visit: http://www.biologyscholars.org/assessment/

International Conference on New Horizons in Education

This conference aims to provide a multinational platform where the latest trends in education can be presented and discussed in a friendly environment. Prospective presenters are encouraged to submit proposals for papers and posters/demonstrations that offer new research or theoretical contributions.
Submission deadline: June
Conference held in June
For more information, visit: https://www.int-e.net/index.php?id=home

AIS Educator Conference

This conference provides faculty with hands-on training on technologies suitable for use in the Accounting Information Systems (AIS) classroom. Any theoretical or applied research benefiting AIS practice or teaching is welcome. Teaching related work may also include innovative course design topics such as effective delivery methods, assignments, cases, or projects.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in June
For more information, visit: http://www.aiseducators.com/conference.asp

Institut ITiCSE Conference

This conference brings together delegates from all over the world to address pressing issues in computing education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held June/July
For more information, visit: http://www.sigcse.org/events/iticse

e for Allied Health Educators

This institute includes weekly, live (online) course sessions from ADEA/AAL IAHE. Participants watch broadcasts, contribute to online discussions, and complete assignments for course credit.
Submission deadline: N/A
Institute held from June-July, October-November, January-February, and March-April
For more information, visit: http://www.aalgroup.org/IAHE_details.cfm

IABE Conferences

The International Academy of Business and Economics hosts three annual conferences in the summer, fall, and winter. The theme of these conferences is “Research/Teaching Excellence in Business and Economics.” The conference welcomes presentations on topics such as research, practice, and teaching in all subject areas of Business Administration, Economics, International Business, E-Business, Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, and related subjects areas.
Submission deadline: Varies
Conferences held in June, October, and March
For more information, visit: http://www.iabe.com/domains/iabeX/conferences.aspx

ICICTE Conference

The International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education seeks to address the many challenges and new directions presented by technological innovations in educational settings.
Submission deadline: February
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.icicte.org/index.htm

WACE Experiential Education Institute

The Institute’s theme, “New Directions in Experiential Education”, corresponds to exploring the many innovative ways that colleges and universities are engaging students in experiential learning.
Submission deadline: N/A
Institute held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.waceinc.org/institute/

HERDSA Conference

The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference theme for 2014 is “Higher Education in a Globalized World.”
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://chtl.hkbu.edu.hk/herdsa2014/

Faculty Learning Community Developers’ and Facilitators’ Institute

At this conference, Faculty and professional learning community (FLC) developers and facilitators will learn successful strategies and methods for designing, implementing, and facilitating FLCs and FLC programs.
Submission deadline: N/A
Institute held in July
For more information, visit: http://nau.edu/Faculty-Development/FLC-Institute/

Biennial International Threshold Concepts Conference

This three-day conference will emphasize threshold concepts and other aspects of learning in higher education.
Submission deadline: January
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: https://www.dur.ac.uk/education/cap/conferences/

Institute on Integrative Learning and the Departments

The Institute on Integrative Learning and the Departments is designed for teams of faculty and administrators who are working to articulate and meaningfully link departmental, general education, and institutional-level learning goals; encourage innovative interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and assessment practices among their colleagues; and align institutional structures to reward and sustain successes in integrative learning.
Submission deadline: N/A
Institute held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.aacu.org/summerinstitutes/ild/index.cfm

SABER National Meeting

This national meeting is sponsored by The Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: https://saber-biologyeducationresearch.wikispaces.com/

Building Learning Communities

This conference encourages presentations on innovative and practical learning resources. The BLC conference will provide attendees with inspiration and practical skills and will help them to expand their professional network with educators from around the world.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://novemberlearning.com/blc-education-conference-2014/

ICOTS (International Conference on Teaching Statistics)

This conference is sponsored by the International Association for Statistical Education and is held every four years. The main purpose of ICOTS is to give statistics educators and professionals around the world the opportunity to exchange information, ideas and experiences, to present recent innovation and research in the field of statistics education, and to expand their range of collaborators.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://iase-web.org/Conferences.php

World History Association (WHA) Conference

The WHA supports and works to advance scholarship and teaching within a trans-national, trans-regional, and trans-cultural perspective. Through the researchers, teachers, students, independent scholars, and authors who are its members, the WHA fosters historical analysis undertaken not from the viewpoint of nation-states, discrete regions, or particular cultures, but from that of the human community. To this end, the WHA supports four different media for the dissemination of the most up-to-date scholarship and pedagogical advances in the field and sponsors annual public forums for the exchange and discussion of changing approaches to the study and teaching of world history at all levels.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.thewha.org/event/23rd-annual-wha-conference-costa-rica-2014/

PKAL Summer Leadership Institute

The PKAL Summer Leadership Institutes are designed for both early- and mid-career STEM faculty engaged in leading projects aimed at transforming undergraduate STEM education in their classrooms, departments, and institutions.
Submission deadline: N/A
Institutes held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.aacu.org/pkal/stemleadership/index.cfm

Wye Faculty Seminar

The mission of the Wye Faculty Seminar is to assist professors from colleges and universities in relating their teaching to broad issues of citizenship in the American polity and beyond.
Submission deadline: March
Seminar held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.aspeninstitute.org/seminars/wye-academic-programs/wye-faculty-seminar

International Society for Music Education Conference

One of the aims of this conference is to promote the socialization and the debate of research and practices in the various fields of music education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.isme.org/about

LiveText Assessment and Collaboration Conference

This conference emphasizes the use of technology to enhance institutional effectiveness and assessment in general education, majors/programs, e-portfolios, and more.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: https://college.livetext.com/news/2014/conference_call_2014.html

“The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” Research Residency and Institute

This Residency seeks biologists who have been trained in effective teaching strategies for biology education and are curious about student learning. The Research Residency is a yearlong commitment comprised of several key training components including two face-to-face meetings, online “homework” assignments and specialized peer mentoring.
Submission deadline: February
Institute held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.biologyscholars.org/research/

“From Science Education Research to Publication” Transitions Residency and Institute

The Transitions Residency seeks biologists who are studying learning in classrooms, ready to share their preliminary results, and ready to evaluate whether their work is ready for publication. The Transitions Residency is a yearlong commitment comprised of several key training components including a face-to-face meeting, online “homework” assignments and specialized peer mentoring.
Submission deadline: February
Institute held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.biologyscholars.org/transition/

“From Science Education Research to Publication” Transitions Residency and Institute

The Transitions Residency seeks biologists who are studying learning in classrooms, ready to share their preliminary results, and ready to evaluate whether their work is ready for publication. The Transitions Residency is a yearlong commitment comprised of several key training components including a face-to-face meeting, online “homework” assignments and specialized peer mentoring.
Submission deadline: February
Institute held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.biologyscholars.org/transition/

ATHE Annual Conference

This four-day conference is sponsored by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE). ATHE’s mission is to support and advance the study and practice of theatre and performance in higher education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.athe.org/?page=A6

International Conference on Critical Thinking and Educational Reform

This annual conference is sponsored by The Critical Thinking Community. All conference sessions are designed to converge on basic critical thinking principles, and to enrich a core concept of critical thinking with practical application to learning and to life.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/calendar-of-events-in-critical-thinking/639

Campus Technology: Annual Education Technology Conference

The focus of Campus Technology is to allow attendees to explore the educational tools, strategies and innovations that provide them with the most up-to-date information on new tools, applications and services in intimate discussions and group settings.
Submission deadline:
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://events.campustechnology.com/events/ct-summer-educational-technology-conference/home.aspx

International Conference on Chemistry Education

This goal of this six-day conference is to investigate how best to forge global links in the chemistry teaching and learning communities and to consider best practices in exploiting technological advances in communications in order to establish innovative learning partnerships.
Submission deadline: February
Conference held in July
For more information, visit: http://www.icce2014.org/

AATE National Conference

This five-day conference is sponsored by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE). The national conference is a wonderful place to share and reflect on theatre work in faculty’s local community, but also to think more globally about the impact of theatre and education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July/August
For more information, visit: http://www.aate.com/page/2014

National Conference on Geography Education

This conference is sponsored by the National Council for Geographic Education. Conference participants are encouraged to exchange ideas, research, resources, and best practices in geography education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in July/August
For more information, visit: http://www.ncge.org/conference

 

Fall Events

Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning

Each year, this conference provides an exchange of current resources, research, and best practices from around the world that are relevant to the design and delivery of distance education/training.
Submission deadline: TBA
Conference held in July/August
http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/

The NUTN Network

The National University Technology Network is a networking and professional development organization which focuses on the advancement of distance learning. Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in September
For more information, visit the “Events” page on http://www.nutn.org/

The Clute Institute Conference

This four/five-day, international conference offers two main tracks: Business and Education. Both conferences are held on the same days at the same location, and the focus of the Education conference is improving research and teaching skills.
Submission deadline: Varies
Conferences held in January, March, June, August, and October
For more information, visit: http://www.cluteinstitute.com/conferences.html

Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning

The annual ISETL conference encourages college and university faculty and practitioners from all disciplines to develop, study, apply, and discuss learner-centered principles of teaching, learning, and assessment in innovative, yet effective and practical ways.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.isetl.org/conference/index.cfm

ACHE Annual Conference

The Association for Continuing Higher Education Annual Conference provides opportunities for lifelong learners and leaders at “evening colleges” to network and share research focused on professional development, colleagueship, and personal service.
Submission deadline: varies; Check conference website.
Conference held in October/November
For more information, visit:http://www.acheinc.org/annual_conference.html

E-Learn Annual Conference: World Conference on E-Learning

Organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) and the International Journal on E-Learning, this annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning in the Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education sectors.
Submission deadline: August
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.aace.org/conf/eLearn/default.htm

NSSE Annual Conference

The National Society for Experiential Education Conference focuses on the development and improvement of experiential education programs nationwide.
Submission deadline: May/June
Conference held in September/October
For more information, visit: http://www.nsee.org/

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference gathers together higher education IT professionals in order to provide content and opportunities to explore today’s toughest technology issues facing campuses around the world.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in October/November
For more information, visit: http://www.educause.edu/annual-conference

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

The AASHE annual conference emphasizes sustainability transformation and allow participants to share innovations, activities, frameworks, learning outcomes, tools, strategies, research, theory and leadership initiatives that are changing the face of sustainability in higher education.
Submission deadline: June/September
Conference held in October/November
http://www.aashe.org/events/conferences

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference

The annual ISSOTL conference emphasizes the foundational goals of the society—fostering inquiry and disseminating findings about what improves and articulates post-secondary learning and teaching.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in October/November
For more information, visit: http://www.issotl.com/events/conferences-2/

Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education

Each year the POD Network sponsors an annual conference that attracts both experienced and novice practitioners and educators by creating a collegial and welcoming environment, respecting diversity in all its forms throughout the conference, and offering sessions and informal opportunities for dialogue that address the needs and concerns of the broad range of post-secondary institutions that POD serves.
Submission deadline: TBD
Conference held in: TBD
For more information, visit:http://podnetwork.org/event/pod-2013/

International Conference on Academic Integrity

Hosted by the International Center for Academic Integrity, this annual conference features topics related to ethical learning, teaching, research, and service.
Submission deadline: TBA
Conference held in February/March
For more information, visit: http://www.academicintegrity.org/icai/events-1.php

IARSLCE Annual Conference

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference assembles scholars, practitioners, funders, and students to share and discuss their research related to service learning and community engagements.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in September/October
For more information, visit: http://www.researchslce.org/conferences/

Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning

This conference offers a range of presentations that reflect the implications for the field of specific e-learning experience and practices, including such topics as blended learning, issues of diversity, and international applications of online learning, open educational resources, social networking, online learning and community colleges, and K-12 online education as well as other topics of common interest.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in October
For more information, visit:http://sloanconsortium.org/sloan-c-conference

Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

The Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, a joint Symposium of Sloan Consortium and MERLOT, is designed to bring together individuals interested in the review and evaluation of emerging technologies' impact on online teaching and learning. Submission deadline: Check conference website.
Conference held in April
For more information, visit:http://sloanconsortium.org/sloan-c-conference

Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop

This conference and workshop provides the opportunity for administrative leaders, faculty members, instructional designers and researchers to discover and share effective practices in blended learning. Interactive workshops, information sessions, great ideas sessions and posters focus on instructional practices, academic planning, faculty development and assessment/evaluation.
Submission deadline: Check conference website.
Conference held in July
For more information, visit:http://sloanconsortium.org/sloan-c-conference

ATE Summer Conference

This conference is sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE). ATE is committed to the preparation and dissemination of ideas, innovations, and best practices that foster quality teacher preparation programs and continuing professional development.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in August
For more information, visit: http://www.ate1.org/pubs/2014_Niagara_Falls.cfm

International Conference on Psychology Education

The conference will feature research on the application of psychological principles to enhancing student learning in the university setting, developments in the internationalization of psychology curricula and education in psychology across the world, and discussions about the meaning of psychological literacy from global perspectives.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in August
For more information, visit: http://nau.edu/SBS/Events/ICOPE/Welcome/

MAA MathFest

MAA MathFest is the largest annual summertime gathering of mathematicians. The meeting offers a substantial mathematical program that promises to be fascinating, informative, and productive. In keeping with the less formal summer season there are also many opportunities to enjoy mathematics and to have fun with it.
Submission deadline: April
Conference held in August
For more information, visit: http://www.maa.org/meetings/mathfest

ICER Conference

The International Computing Education Research (ICER) Conference aims to gather high-quality contributions to the computing education research discipline.
Submission deadline: April
Conference held in August
For more information, visit: http://icer.hosting.acm.org/

IALLT Annual Conference

This biennial conference is sponsored by the International Association for Language Learning Technology. IALLT is a professional organization whose members provide leadership in the development, integration, evaluation and management of instructional technology for the teaching and learning of language, literature and culture.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in August
For more information, visit: http://www.iallt.org/

International Educational Technology Conference

IETC2013 aims to provide an environment for experts to discuss the current state of the art for learning in schools, industry and universities. Virtual environments, CSCL, m-learning, e-training and e-learning will be topics of particular interest.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in September
For more information, visit: http://www.iet-c.net/

Annual Conference on Case Study Teaching in Science

The conference, hosted by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, offers hands-on workshop sessions for both the beginner and the advanced case study teacher.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in September
For more information, visit: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/training/conference/

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference

This conference will provide the opportunity to ask some of the hard questions about the value of university-community engagement, its benefits, its costs, and its intended and unintended consequences; and how to attribute any of those to the engagement activity, itself, and to the concept of university-community more generally.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://engagementscholarship.org/conference

GERA Annual Conference

The Georgia Educational Research Association seeks to promote educational research, to foster and encourage a research attitude suggesting an open-mindedness and willingness to change when the evidence indicates the need for change, to encourage and stimulate better training in research procedures and methods, to foster and promote the exchange of information and experiences relating to measurement, evaluation, and research, and to foster the professional development of junior faculty. Submission deadline: June (early submission) and August (regular submission) Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ce/conferences/gera/

NEPA and NECTOP Annual Meetings

The New England Psychological Association (NEPA) and Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology (NECTOP) each host an annual meeting for students and teachers of the psychological sciences.
Submission deadline: N/A
Meetings held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.newenglandpsychological.org/

National Conference on Students in Transition

College students experience many changes and transitions throughout their undergraduate years. As educators, we must provide support for the entire undergraduate experience - from the transition into college through graduation. Proposals are invited on topics addressing the myriad aspects of students in transition.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://sc.edu/fye/sit/index.html

Executive MBA Council Conference

The annual Executive MBA Council Conference offers those who are involved with executive education the latest in thought and practice.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.emba.org/conference.htm

GSA Annual Conference

The Geological Society of America Conference is where geoscience professionals come to get engaged, get educated, and get inspired.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://community.geosociety.org/gsa2014/home/

Advancing Social Work Education APM Conference

This four-day conference is sponsored by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). CSWE is a national association of social work education programs and individuals that ensures and enhances the quality of social work education for a professional practice that promotes individual, family, and community well-being, and social and economic justice. CSWE pursues this mission in higher education by setting and maintaining national accreditation standards for baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in social work, by promoting faculty development, by engaging in international collaborations, and by advocating for social work education and research.
Submission deadline: February
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.cswe.org/Meetings/2014APM.aspx

NACRA Annual Conference

This conference is sponsored by The North American Case Research Association (NACRA). NACRA is a collaborative organization of approximately 500 researchers, case writers and teachers, mostly in the business disciplines, who support each other's research and writing efforts.
Submission deadline: June
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.nacra.net/nacra/

NAfME National In-Service Conference

This conference is sponsored by the National Association for Music Education and features clinician presentations, student performances, and practical sessions that provide the tools and techniques educators can take back to the classroom.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://inserviceconference.nafme.org/

E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning

This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning in the Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education sectors.
Submission deadline: May
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.aace.org/conf/eLearn/default.htm

Kappa Delta Pi “Learning, Leadership, and Practice” Conference

The Leadership, Learning and Practice: Educating Global Citizens international conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi and Mount Royal University, will highlight innovative practices and research that reflect changing understandings of what it means to educate socially responsible global citizens.
Submission deadline: June
Conference held in October
For more information, visit: http://www.kdp.org/2014researchconference/index.php

Asia Pacific Annual Conference / Europe Annual Conference / Latin American Annual Conference

These annual conferences about business schools and management education are sponsored by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conferences held in October and November
For more information, visit: http://www.aacsb.edu/en/events/Conferences.aspx

NSTA Area Conferences

NSTA conferences offer the latest in science content, teaching strategy, and research. Each year NSTA hosts a national conference on science education (in the spring), three area conferences (in the fall), and a STEM Forum & Expo.
Submission deadline: Varies
Conferences held from October through December and March
For more information, visit: http://www.nsta.org/conferences/area2.aspx

Lilly National/International Conferences

The Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning emphasize SOTL research and an overall theme of “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning.”
Submission deadline: Varies
Conference held in October, November, January, February, and May
For more information, visit: http://lillyconferences.com/

CCSC Southeastern Conference

The Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) annually sponsors regional conferences in various parts of the country. The purpose of the conference is to promote exchange of information among small college personnel concerned with computer use in the academic environment.
Submission deadline: Not Applicable
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.ccscse.org/index.php

ALER Conference

This conference is sponsored by the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER). One of ALER’s missions is to encourage the continuing improvement of college and university curricula and encourage preparation programs for teachers and reading specialists.
Submission deadline: June
Conference held in October/November
For more information, visit: http://www.aleronline.org/?page=currentconference

The College Music Society National Conference

The conference program presents higher education's broadest array of topics dealing with music. Academic citizenship, administration, music business and industry, careers in music, community engagement, composition, cultural inclusion, ethnomusicology, higher education, mentoring, music education, music in general studies, music technology, music theory, musicology, performance, and the scholarship of teaching and learning are explored in a variety of formats, including open discussions.
Submission deadline: April
Conference held in October/November
For more information, visit: http://www.music.org/index.php

AECT Convention

The Association for Educational Communications and Technology sponsors this event, which promotes scholarship and best practices in the creation, use, and management of technologies for effective teaching and learning.
Submission deadline: February
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://aectorg.yourwebhosting.com/events/registration/default.asp

NAME Annual Conference

This conference, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, encourages attendees to seek ways in which a critical, social justice oriented multicultural education can serve as a tool aimed at dismantling false borders between groups.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://nameorg.org/2014-tucson-conference/

National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Annual Conference

The mission of NCHC is to support and enhance the community of educational institutions, professionals, and students who participate in collegiate Honors education around the world.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://nchchonors.org/annual-conference/

Economics Teaching Conference

The Annual Economics Teaching Conference is sponsored by the National Economics Teaching Association (NETA) and Cengage Learning. This two-day conference combines sessions by some of the most creative economics instructors in the country with keynote talks by top economists and today's thought leaders.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://solutions.cengage.com/Economics/Economics-Teaching-Conference/

Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This gathering of teacher/scholars is a practitioner’s conference dedicated to developing teaching and learning research, sharing initial findings, going public with results of completed projects, and building an extended scholarly community. Submission deadline: May
Symposium held in November
For more information, visit: http://isotlsymposium.mtroyal.ca/

Core Matters Conference

The Core Matters Conference provides an opportunity to discuss the improvement of core instruction, the better integration of core classes into the developing majors of students in all colleges and schools, and the increased recognition of the contribution made by faculty teaching core courses, all designed to integrate all phases of students’ education into an integrated, learning-centered program of instruction.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.valdosta.edu/academics/academic-affairs/vp-office/core-matters/

FALCON Annual Conference

FALCON (FACET’s Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers Conference) exists to provide a forum for non-tenured lecturers and adjunct instructors from all disciplines to exchange academic and professional development strategies designed to enhance teaching and student learning in the classroom.
Submission deadline: July
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: https://facet.indiana.edu/events-programs/FALCON/general-information.shtml

CAEL International Conference

The annual conference of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) brings together 500 participants to learn, network, and work together to make lifelong learning accessible to adults around the world.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.cael.org/Events/CAEL-International-Conference

NABT Professional Development Conference

This four-day conference is sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers and is designed for educators in the biology and life science disciplines.
Submission deadline: August
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.nabt.org/websites/institution/index.php?p=10

AMATYC Annual Conference

This four-day conference is sponsored by the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.amatyc.org/?page=2014ConfHome

Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference

The Accessing Higher Ground conference emphasizes topics such as accessible media, universal design and assistive technology, legal and policy issues, campus accommodations, best practices for web design, and so on.
Submission deadline: May
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://accessinghigherground.org/

ASHE Conference

This conference is sponsored by The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). ASHE is a scholarly society with about 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.ashe.ws/

NCA Annual Convention

This annual convention is sponsored by the National Communication Association (NCA). The NCA advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry.
Submission deadline: March
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.natcom.org/convention/

NASM Annual Meeting

This meeting is sponsored by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). NASM is an association of approximately 647 schools of music, primarily at the collegiate level, but also including postsecondary non-degree-granting schools of music. It is the national accrediting agency for music and music-related disciplines. The program will include content on a variety of issues of interest to music executives in higher education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/index.jsp?page=Next%20Annual%20Meeting

ACTFL Convention and Expo

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Convention is an international event bringing together more than 6,000 language educators from all languages, levels and assignments.
Submission deadline:
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.actfl.org/convention-expo

NCSS Annual Conference

This social studies professional development conference is sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies. The conference encourages participants to share the most current knowledge, ideas, and research, and expertise in social studies education.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.socialstudies.org/conference

Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting

This meeting is sponsored by the Decision Sciences Institute, a professional organization of academicians and practitioners interested in the application of quantitative and behavioral methods to the problems of society. Through national, international and regional conferences, competitions, and publications, the Institute provides an international forum for presenting and sharing research in the study of decision processes across disciplines.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: http://www.decisionsciences.org/Meetings/Annual-Meeting

AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference

This conference is sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Attendees are encouraged to consider issues of vital importance to baccalaureate and pre-licensure nursing education. Sessions will inform, engage, and challenge participants with timely and relevant information and discussions. Attendees have the opportunity to network with colleagues and share successful strategies.
Submission deadline: September
Conference held in November
For more information, visit: https://www.aacn.nche.edu/events/info-page?sessionaltcd=1105

AAA Annual Meeting

This five-day meeting is sponsored by the American Anthropological Association (AAA). The AAA was formed to promote the science of anthropology, to stimulate and coordinate the efforts of American anthropologists, to foster local and other societies devoted to anthropology, to serve as a bond among American anthropologists and anthropologic[al] organizations present and prospective, and to publish and encourage the publication of matter pertaining to anthropology.
Submission deadline: Varies
Conference held in December
For more information, visit: http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/

International Science and Technology Conference

International Science and Technology Conference (ISTEC) aims to provide a multinational platform where the latest trends in science and technology can be presented and discussed in a friendly environment with the aim to learn from each other. Prospective presenters are encouraged to submit proposals for papers or posters/demonstrations that offer new research or theoretical contributions.
Submission deadline: N/A
Conference held in December
For more information, visit: http://www.iste-c.net/index.php?id=home

APA Eastern Division Meeting

This four-day conference is sponsored by the American Philosophical Association (APA). The APA promotes the discipline and profession of philosophy, both within the academy and in the public arena, through its principle activities of scholarship, teaching, career development, and advocacy.
Submission deadline: N/A
Meeting held in December
For more information, visit: http://www.apaonline.org/events/event_details.asp?id=322573&group=

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