The Education Conference

The Education Conference 2017  |  October 7th @ William Jessup University

Join us Saturday, October 7th, 2017 for the 6th year of The Education Conference, held annually at William Jessup University. The Education conference is designed to address the needs of PK-12 teachers, higher education faculty as well as those preparing to be teachers.

Conference Goals

  1. Identify “Front Burner” Educational Needs
  2. Create a Forum to Share, Discuss and/or Practice Instruction that Improves Student Learning
  3. Highlight and Discuss the Application of Current Educational Research
  4. Promote and Support Teacher Learning Communities
  5. Be a Highly Accessible and Affordable Professional Development Opportunity

Featured Speakers

Corrie Traynor, California Teacher of the Year
Roseville City Educational Panel, Student Engagement

Topic: Engagement- Passion and Engagement for Students, Staff, and Community

Join seven Roseville City District educators as they describe how they helped transform their classroom and school into a campus focused on passion and engagement. The opening session will include practical strategies that all educators can immediately implement regardless of grade level (K-12). Some of the topics covered will include: student expectations, parent engagement, special experiences for students, best ways to help build relationships, and how all of these help with classroom management. The group brings energy to their presentations so expect to learn a lot, be engaged, and have some fun.

08:00 AM - 08:30 AM: Registration / Connection
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Opening Panel - Student Engagement
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Breakout Session 1
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Breakout Session 2
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM: Buffet
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch Speaker
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Breakout Session 3
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout Session 4

2017 breakout session information coming soon.

Share your Experiences and Ideas with Colleagues and Pre-Service Educators!

The Education Conference is designed to address identified educator needs. Presenter’s will present during one or two of the three breakout sessions of the day. Presenter benefits include: optional on-campus pre-conference dinner, free registration to attend main sessions and additional breakouts (as available), access to the presenter hospitality room, free conference lunch, room assistants and mailed certificate of appreciation for presenting at the conference. Your participation will allow you to expand your professional portfolio and be a part of a dynamic community of current and past presenters.


All presentations will challenge attendees to consider and apply new student centered practices in their classroom!


The conference is proudly located at William Jessup University, the first and only WASC accredited private four-year university to have its main campus located in the greater Sacramento area. Its sprawling 125-acre Rocklin campus began as the design of award-winning architect Frank Gehry and continues to expand to meet the needs of a rapidly growing university.


William Jessup University is easily accessible from I-80 by means of CA-65.
2121 University Ave Rocklin, CA 95765


A feature unique to The Education Conference is the dining experience. Lunch is included with the conference provided by Bon Apetit. In addition to fine dining, plenty of parking is available and friendly ‘red shirt’ volunteers await to help and direct questions.

Past Conferences