2019 ECET2 Baton Rouge Teacher Leader Convening

2019 ECET2 Baton Rouge Teacher Leader Convening

LEAD On is a regional convening of Louisiana’s educators who have a passion for celebrating their profession, honing their teaching craft, and learning how to be passionate advocates and practitioners of equity for all students. The convening will elevate and celebrate the teaching profession and cultivate a calling within educators to strive for and achieve a more equitable education system that ensures success for all students. This is a convening by educators, for educators. Every element of the convening will be planned and facilitated by Louisiana’s most passionate educators.

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What to Expect: Over a day and a half, educators will come together for inspiring celebrations, powerful keynote presentations, engaging panel discussions, dynamic breakout sessions, and purposeful conversations, all led, delivered, and facilitated by educators. A wide-range of topics, from equity in STEM fields to recruiting our best to the classroom, will be covered. The convening will blend best practices in professional development and instruction with captivating testimony and content to refresh and recharge educators’ passion for their profession and practice.


Start: 4:00pm Thursday, March 21st, 2019

  • Registration opens at 4:00pm on Thursday. Opening social at 6:30pm at the pool (optional).
  • Convening programming begins at 8:00am on Friday, March 22nd, 2019.


End: 12:00 Saturday, March 23rd, 2019  

Location: The Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave, Baton Rouge LA 70808

How to LEAD On:  Opportunities to LEAD at the convening are endless:


  • Host a Breakout Session: Educators who have something to share with their colleagues, can submit a proposal to host a breakout session. Topics are open-ended, but can include instructional strategies, professional development opportunities, and classroom best practices. All submissions should be tied to advancing equity through teacher leadership.
  • Facilitate a Colleague Circle: We need educators to lead table conversations with their peers following keynote presentations. Guiding questions for the conversations will be provided.
  • Join the Convening Team: It takes a village! Join the convening team to help facilitate the conference by supporting registration, whole group sessions, transitions, and socials.

Get involved here!

Our Mission

Stand is focused on ensuring all students receive a high quality, relevant education, especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped because of their skin color, zip code, first language, or disability. Join us in standing up for families in your community.

Join us in the fight.

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