The 2019 Educators Rising National Conference will take place June 22-25, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX. Plans are currently being finalized between chapter teacher leaders and the state advisor. Please stay in contact with your teacher leader for more details concerning nationals. First and second place winners at the State Competitive Events Conference who also achieve a minimum acceptable score are eligible to attend and compete.

The national Educators Rising organization has released a tentative and general schedule for the conference.

Saturday,  June 22:
1pm – 7pm          Competitions
7pm                    Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speaker

Sunday, June 23:
8am – 12pm         Competitions
9am – 10:45am    Breakout Sessions
9am – 5pm           College & Innovation Fair
11am – 11:45am  Dedicated Time To Visit Exhibit Hall
12pm                   Lunch with Keynote Speaker
2pm – 3:45pm      Breakout sessions
2pm – 7pm           Competitions
8pm – 11pm         Lip Sync Battle & Dance

Monday, June 24:
8am – 12pm       Competitions
9am – 11:45am  Breakout Sessions
After 2pm          Dallas Social Event

Tuesday, June 25th:
9am – 11:45am     Breakout Sessions
12pm – 1pm          Networking Lunch (Teacher Leaders)
12pm – 1pm          Networking Lunch (Students)
1:30pm – 3:30pm  Closing General Session & Awards Celebration

Over 35 students from across West Virginia traveled and competed at the 2018 Educators Rising National Conference in Orlando, Florida between June 21st and June 24th. West Virginia had several students place in the national top ten in their respective categories:

Creative Lecture (Individual Event):
Tru Hill – Ritchie County High School

Impromptu Lesson (Individual Event):
Andrea Kirk – Ritchie County High School
Vanessa Morris – Ritchie County High School

Exploring Non-Core Subject Teaching Careers (Individual Event):
Allison McCourt – Webster County High School

Lesson Planning STEM (Individual Event):
Helena Martin – Fayette Institute of Technology

Impromptu Speaking (Individual Event):
Gena Kelley – Phillip Barbour High School

National Educators Rising recognize and award students who place in the top ten in their respective category.