Fall 2021 League of Innovative Schools Hybrid Convening - Digital Promise

Fall 2021 League of Innovative Schools Hybrid Convening
October 20-22, 2021 – Washington, D.C.

Join us in-person or virtually on October 20-22 as we return to Washington, D.C., to celebrate a decade of Digital Promise and the League of Innovative Schools!

With national-level policy and action meetings, notable guest speakers, and a special anniversary celebration in the nation’s capital, this fall’s convening will bring Digital Promise back to its roots and begin to chart new paths for the League.

Digital Promise was founded in 2011 with a singular mission: to accelerate innovation in education to improve opportunities to learn. As the organization’s flagship coalition, the League of Innovative Schools represents 10 years of advancements, challenges, and opportunities for K-12 education—and signals what is possible in the next 10 years.

Join us for this one-of-kind, unprecedented convening that will shape the future of equitable education innovation!

Event Overview

Day 1 – 4:00 – 7:00 PM ET
LEAGUE HOMECOMING: Commemorating 10 Years of Powerful Networks

Day 2 – 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM ET
POWERFUL LEARNING: The Intersection of Innovation and Equity
Plus, Digital Promise 10 Year Anniversary Reception

Day 3 – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
THE LEAGUE ON THE HILL: Closing the Digital Learning Gap


Event Location: Washington, D.C.

This fall’s convening will bring the League of Innovative Schools back to Washington, D.C., the birthplace of the League of Innovative Schools.

Hotel Information: Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf

Our host hotel is Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf. Perched atop the L’Enfant Metro Station, hotel guests are just an elevator ride from one of DC’s largest most convenient metro stations.

The Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf is a quick walk to the National Mall, International Spy Museum, Smithsonian Castle, and the Wharf, and located near multiple outdoor running and walking trails. There is fast and convenient access to all 3 area airports.

Use the button below to make a reservation in the League’s discounted room block.

Group Code: DCHC

Please plan to arrive at the Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf by 12:00 PM ET on Wednesday, October 20, and depart the hotel no earlier than 1:00 PM ET on Friday, October 22.


Hybrid Convening Attendance Details

CDC recommendations for in-person gatherings are constantly changing. Digital Promise is closely monitoring the situation and will continue to update our requirements and event precautions accordingly. To promote a safe convening, we have implemented the following safety precautions:

  • Proof of full vaccination must be provided during check-in to enter the convening
  • Masking is required for all indoor gatherings
  • Frequent sanitizing in the hotel and venues
  • Use of Go/Caution/Stop wristbands to indicate attendee preferences on proximity and social contact

In accordance with safety recommendations, we are inviting only the district superintendent to attend the in-person component of the convening. If a superintendent is unable to attend, the district may send another representative to join us.

Other district colleagues are invited and encouraged to register and attend the League convening virtually to participate in online sessions via Swapcard, our all-in-one event platform!

Note: Following the convening, each League district is eligible for reimbursement of up to $600 for travel expenses for their in-person participant. Submission of receipts will be required for reimbursement. 


Digital Promise 10th Anniversary Celebration

There will be a 10th anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C. on the evening of Thursday, October 21 — this event will be open to friends and supporters of Digital Promise. We will share additional details in the coming weeks.

Registration for the Fall 2021 League Convening automatically provides in-person participants with entrance to the “Digital Promise 10 Year Anniversary Reception.”


Questions or concerns?

Email the League team at league@digitalpromise.org

 

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