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2023 Conference Rates

  • *Regular = $125 (Early); $150 after 2/1/2023
  • *Presenter or Retired Teacher = $75 (Early); $100 after 2/1/2023
  • *Virtual Only = $75
  • *Student In-Person = $25; Virtual = Free must use institutional email
  • Pre-Conference Clinic  = $25
Group Rate Discount available: 5 for the price of 4 (for in-person only). Use Coupon Code "GRP20TCSS" when checking out.**
*50% Refund by 2/15/2023; No Refunds after 2/15/2023
**One coupon per transaction. Groups larger than 10 should contact us for assistance.
Dec 01, 2023, 8:00 AM CST
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2023 Agenda at a Glance

Feb. 27, 28, & March 1, 2023

Three 50-minute Virtual Sessions: 5-8pm (CST)
  • Included with Virtual Only and In-Person Registration.

March 2, 2023

In-Person Clinic:  1 -4 pm (CST)
Fostering Civic Engagement & Participation presented by the Smithsonian's Museum of American History 

How can educators of all disciplines prepare students to be active and informed participants in a democracy? Join us to explore this question through the lens of the Smithsonian Institution collections! Discover how museum objects, artifacts, and methods of analysis can support learners think through the challenges and opportunities of living in a democracy and inspire civic action.



Orlando R. Serrano, Jr., Ph.D.

Orlando Serrano manages the National Museum of American History’s educational programs for young people and educators. He supports and develops informal educational and leadership experiences for students, professional development workshops for educators, and curriculum content. Dr. Serrano is an experienced educator with expertise in teacher professional development, assessment, and instruction. Dr. Serrano’s research and writing have been funded by a Ford Foundation Fellowship as well as National Science Foundation and NSF EDGE-SBE Grants.


Megan Linehan

Megan Linehan is an education specialist at the National Museum of American History. Megan has experience teaching secondary history and adult ESL, developing curricular materials, and leading afterschool academic programming. She is excited to spark curiosity and conversation through the National Youth Summit.

  • Must Register for Clinic with a separate fee of $25
President's Reception:  5:30-7:30pm (CST)
  • Included with In-Person Registration
  • Light refreshments and cash bar will be available
  • Early access to exhibitors
  • Special Guest: Hollywood Actor Cylk Cozart

March 3, 2023

Main In-Person Conference:  8am -3:30pm (CST)
  • 36 Breakout Sessions (6 per hour)
  • Lunch included during Award Ceremony
  • Access to Exhibitors and Door Prizes
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Hotel Information

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville South Cool Springs
820 Crescent Centre Drive
Franklin, TN 37067
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