Charting the Course: Your Ultimate Guide to NCCE 2024 in Seattle


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The countdown is on for the most anticipated event in educational technology—the NCCE 2024 conference. Set in cosmopolitan Seattle, this two-day extravaganza promises a wealth of knowledge, innovation, and networking opportunities for educators and tech enthusiasts alike. Below are the latest schedule details and essential logistics to ensure you make the most of this groundbreaking experience.

Dates and Hours:

Day One, Wednesday, February 14:

 

  • 7:00 am – 4:00 pm: Registration Open. Begin your NCCE journey by checking in and collecting your conference materials.
  • 8:00 am – 11:50 am: Morning Sessions: Concurrent Workshops and Summits
  • 8:00 am – 11:50 am: Leadership Summit. Join the Leadership Summit to gain valuable insights and perspectives from industry leaders, exploring current trends and challenges in educational leadership.
  • 8:00 am – 11:50 am: Teacher Librarian Summit. Delve into the Teacher Librarian Summit, featuring specialized sessions tailored to librarians. Explore innovative strategies, technologies, and best practices in library sciences.
  • 11:50 am – 1:00 pm: Lunch Break. Take a well-deserved break, enjoy a satisfying meal, and network with fellow attendees, fostering connections within the educational community.
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Afternoon Sessions: Concurrent Workshops and Summits
    • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: CTE Summit. Explore the CTE Summit for valuable insights into Career and Technical Education. Gain a deeper understanding of industry-aligned education and the integration of practical skills into the curriculum.
    • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: IT/Cybersecurity Summit. Immerse yourself in the IT/Cybersecurity Summit for cutting-edge discussions. Engage with experts in the field and explore the latest developments and challenges in cybersecurity within the educational context.
    • 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm: Affinity Group Meet Ups. Connecting like-minded individuals during these focused meet-up sessions fosters collaboration and idea exchange.

 

Day Two, Thursday, February 15:

 

  • 7:00 am – 4:00 pm: Registration Open. Arrive early to ensure a seamless start to your second conference day.
  • 8:00 am – 8:50 am: Morning Concurrent Sessions. Choose from a variety of sessions spanning different subjects and teaching methodologies.
  • 9:00 am – 10:15 am: Opening Keynote – Dr. Manny Scott. Be inspired by Dr. Manny Scott’s keynote address, offering valuable insights and motivation for educators.
  • 10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Exhibit Hall Open. Immerse yourself in the heart of NCCE 2024, exploring the latest in educational technology, interactive displays, and networking opportunities.
    • 10:15 am – 11:00 am: Exhibit Hall Blitz. Attend the Exhibit Hall Blitz, a dynamic session featuring possible book signings, rapid-fire presentations, and exclusive booth activities.
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Midday Concurrent Sessions and Lunch. Continue your learning journey with midday sessions, followed by a satisfying lunch where you can further engage with peers.
  • 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm: Afternoon Concurrent Sessions and Workshops. Choose from various afternoon sessions and hands-on workshops, delving into specific topics and gaining practical insights.
  • 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm: Affinity Group Meet Ups. Network and share experiences during these focused affinity group sessions, building connections within your specialized community.
  • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm: After Hours Celebration in the Exhibit Hall – Prizes!!! Join the celebratory atmosphere and earn a chance to win exciting prizes, capping off an enriching day of learning and networking.

 

Day Three, Friday, February 16:

 

  • 7:00 am – 12:00 pm: Registration Open. If you missed any earlier opportunities, utilize the final day to register and make the most of your conference experience.
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm: Final Day Exhibit Hall Open. Take advantage of this last opportunity to explore the Exhibit Hall, discover any remaining innovations, and network with exhibitors.
  • 8:00 am – 8:50 am: Morning Concurrent Sessions. Engage in final concurrent sessions, choosing from a variety of topics that align with your interests and professional development goals.
  • 9:00 am – 10:15 am: Closing Keynote/Recognitions. Attend the closing keynote session, recognizing achievements and providing a thoughtful conclusion to the conference.
  • 10:15 am – 11:00 am: Final Exhibit Hall Blitz. Participate in the last Exhibit Hall Blitz session, ensuring you catch any final presentations and activities before the conference concludes.
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Lunch & General Membership Meeting – Prizes! Conclude your NCCE 2024 experience with a farewell lunch and a general membership meeting featuring prize giveaways and final networking opportunities.
  • 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm: Afternoon Concurrent Sessions and Workshops. Wrap up your conference journey with more insightful sessions, consolidating your knowledge and preparing to implement new ideas in your educational setting.

 

As NCCE 2024 unfolds with its revised schedule, attendees can anticipate an immersive experience filled with knowledge, networking, and the latest in education technology. With a carefully crafted agenda, the conference promises to be a transformative event for all who embark on this educational journey in the vibrant city of Seattle. 

 

Thanks to our partnership with Hyatt Regency Seattle, attendees can take advantage of discounted room block rates when traveling from outside the area. Early bird registration closes on January 12th, so be sure to secure your tickets now! To register, click here or email registration@ncce.org!