Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27. I’ll be speaking along with Jay McTighe, Dr. Janet Zanida, Suzie Boss and more at this affordable conference ($295 including meals and conference attendance.)


  • Whole Child (e.g., mindfulness, brain-based learning, project-based learning, design thinking, social-emotional, equity and inclusion)
  • STEM/STEAM Integration
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Contemporary Literacy
  • Excellence in Physical Education, Coaching, and Athletic Development

You are invited to submit a proposal and to register for STLinATL. Proposals are due by 12 noon EDT on March 30, 2018. All accepted proposals will be notified on or before April 15, 2018. For more information, visit

This intimate conference will have southern hospitality and charm as well as 21st-century education leadership.

Speakers Include:

Jay McTighe – Internationally recognized thought leader on curriculum mapping, assessment, and instructional strategies. Co-authored the best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins.

Dr. Janet Zadina – Renowned neuroscientist, speaker, and author of Multiple Pathways to the Student Brain. Extraordinary ability to address anxiety, stress, and trauma, which affects up to 50% of our students.

Suzie Boss – Inspiring speaker, consultant, and author of several popular books including All Together Now: How to Engage Your Stakeholders in Reimaging School and Reinventing Project-Based Learning.

Vicki Davis – The  Cool Cat Teacher® is a full-time teacher and IT Director at a small school in Georgia. Best teacher blog winner, *Speaker*author* @Mashable Top Teacher on Twitter*Top #edtech Twitterer. Host – the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast an author of Reinventing Writing and Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds.

Please reserve the date and contact Connie White with questions. School groups of five or more will receive a discount. Conference enrollment will be capped at 400.

Included in the STLinATL Conference 

The cost is extremely affordable at $295.00 which is an all-inclusive event that includes:

  • Small, intimate workshops and sessions with nationally known speakers.
  • Topics that are relevant to the needs of today's teachers as they work to prepare our students for the future.
  • Conference includes a continental breakfast each day
  • An incredible lunch each day made by our renowned chef
  • A networking social that includes hors d'oeuvres, a live band and 2 drinks of your choice.
  • An amazing dinner that was the talk of the conference last year.
  • Free transportation from the hotel to the conference through each day
  • A negotiated rate of $129 per night for a room at the luxurious Hilton (multiple restaurants and exquisite amenities)
  • A conference gift bag with a homemade praline, snacks, a notebook and more
  • Fabulous networking opportunities with subject area teachers.
  • An interactive makerspace designed by Georgia Tech.
  • A limited number of transformative vendors sharing some of the latest applications of trends for the future such as 1)  Lexplore makes it possible to identify children with reading difficulties early on through artificial intelligence and eye tracking. 2) Georgia Speciality highlighting classroom furniture, makerspace furniture and science furniture of the future. 3) Virtual reality applications for today classrooms and more….

I'm excited about speaking at this conference and will be there both days. This is going to be a fantastic event! Join us!

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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kelvin March 31, 2018 - 2:41 am

Hi.. What is the total fee payable by a single guy to attend this conference? Your prompt response would be highly appreciated.

Vicki Davis April 1, 2018 - 9:06 pm

It says $295 — you’ll have to get your hotel as well. Check the conference website.

kelvin April 1, 2018 - 9:47 pm

Okay thanks a lot


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