This year's conference will be held at the Courtyard Marriott in Marlborough, MA on October 26th with the first session at 8AM. Registration opens at 7.

Our Keynote speaker:

Jeffrey C. Riley

Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education


Commissioner Riley’s Bio

This year’s conference will feature presentations on:

  • Rethinking Assessment

  • Integrating Crosscutting Concepts

  • Science Practices

  • Using Phenomena & Storylines

  • Supporting Elementary Science

  • Developing Understanding of Scientific Ideas

  • New Models for Professional Learning

  • and more

Including the following presenters:
Valerie Bang-Jensen & Mark Lubkowitz, St. Michael’s College
Katie Bowler, Isadel Eddy, & Steve Long, MA Department of Education
Jack Buckley, Cohasset Center for Student Coastal Research
Dan Damelin, Concord Consortium
Erin Hashimoto-Martell, DESE
Rebecca Katsh-Singer, Westborough Public Schools
Rudolf Kraus, Rhode Island College & Lesley Shapiro, Keene State College
Eve Manz, Boston University
Peter McLaren, NextGen, LLC
Kate McNeill, Boston College
Nicole Scola & Hillary Paul Metcalf, DESE
Jeff Winokur & Cindy Hoisington, Education Development Center

We are sorry, but Pre-conference registration is closed.

If you still want to come to the conference, contact Bill Bobrowsky at to express your interest