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ConnectEd Conference

ConnectEd is a conference dedicated to fostering collaboration, innovation, and professional growth among educators at Northwestern University. This annual event brings together prospective students, current students, faculty, and staff to share and discuss strategies for fostering belonging and community in the classroom while deepening learning. Attendees have the opportunity to participate in workshops, panel discussions, and networking sessions, all designed to inspire and equip them with the tools and insights needed to excel in their educational roles. ConnectEd is not just a conference; it's a vibrant community of educators committed to shaping the future of education. 

Event Details

Date: October 14th, 2024

Address: Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208

Event Schedule: A detailed agenda will be released at a later date.

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Who can Attend ConnectEd?

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Prospective Students

The morning session is dedicated time for prospective students to learn more about the Teaching, Learning, & Education Program and take a tour of Northwestern’s beautiful campus. The afternoon session is a perfect opportunity for prospective students to learn more about Northwestern’s philosophy on teaching and learning.
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Current Students

ConnectEd offers a unique opportunity for current students to gain vital professional development experience and network with Northwestern’s extensive educational community, building a professional network that will support their future careers.
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Whether you are a graduate of SESP or another area within Northwestern, all are invited to reconnect and engage with like-minded transformative educators. This is a wonderful chance to give back, mentor current students, and stay ahead in the ever-evolving field of education.