7:30 AM

April 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM to April 17, 2018 - 3:45 PM
The 2018 program theme calls us to confront the struggles for public education, considering the times in which we are living, the historical arcs that shape our present(s), and the roles we can play in the fight for justice. Public education has the potential to be a central pillar of democracy and to foster civil deliberation. It is essential to democratic government, which both depends on and makes possible respect for diversity, justice, and human dignity. It has a crucial role to play in our divided world, bringing communities together to build an inclusive formation of “we the people.”

Annual Meeting sessions will be held in nine (9) co-Headquarter Hotels: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, Le Parker Meridien, Park Central New York Hotel, Millennium Broadway, New York Hilton Midtown, New York Marriott Marquis, Sheraton New York Times Square, Warwick New York Hotel, Westin at Times Square. Registration will be located in the New York Hilton Midtown. The Exhibit Hall will also be located in the New York Hilton Midtown and will be open Saturday, April 14 – Monday, April 16.

9:00 AM

April 17, 2018 - 9:00 AM to April 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM
Education innovation. It’s how we, as a community, continue to thrive in this rapidly changing learning environment. It’s how we respond to, revolve around, and guide student success and satisfaction. Whether embracing emerging tech, incorporating intelligent learning management systems, or designing blended classrooms, now more than ever it is imperative that academic leaders, faculty, and administrators alike come together to ensure that our pedagogies are progressive, organic and continually break new ground.

Education Reimagined: A Joint Conference Presented by OLC and MERLOT

Advancing education innovation requires continuous visionary leadership from all disciplines. And that’s why we’re inviting you to join us in Nashville this coming April. Together we will challenge our teaching and learning paradigms, reimagine the learning experience, and ideate on how disruptions in education today will shape the innovative classroom of tomorrow.

At OLC Innovate, we will conduct a series of engaging hands-on workshops aimed at fostering organic interactions and collaborative cross-disciplinary problem solving. Together we will build new foundations for stronger, better higher education environments. And because innovation scales best when ideas are shared, our work sessions will explore emerging technologies and adapted teaching behaviors aimed at informing policy, inspiring leadership, and evolving practice at all levels impacting institutions, universities and colleges. Advancing education innovation begins with you. And it all starts at OLC Innovate. Please be there. Nashville, April 2018.