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Educator Rising Louisiana State Conference

2022 Educators Rising Louisiana State Conference

Call for Proposals!

University of Louisiana at Lafayette will host students from Louisiana middle schools, high schools, and colleges for the 2022 Educators Rising State Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm at the UL Lafayette Student Union.

Presentation Proposals

This year's conference theme is “Let’s geaux! The time to shape the future is now.” Is there a topic in education that you want to share? Presentation ideas include, but are not limited to: shaping the future of education, creating college success, succeeding in your first year of teaching, current educational issues and innovative solutions, and more.

The conference committee is calling for proposals from current educators, teacher educators, as well as middle, high school, and college students considering education as a career to present at the 2022 state conference. All proposals should be submitted by February 4, 2022, and authors of accepted proposals will be notified by February 11th. Proposals for presentations should be submitted through the form by submitting the proposal here.  

Competition Registration & Registration for the Conference

Louisiana middle, high school, and collegiate aspiring educators are also invited to compete in 5 different competitions. The topics for the competitions are 1) Educators Rising Moment, 2) Creative Lecture, 3) Public Speaking, 4) Impromptu Speaking, and 5) Job Interview (High School Students Only).

More information about the competitions can be found in the overview document and in the National Educators Rising student resources. Use the link below to register to attend the conference and/or to register to compete in one of the competitions for a chance to win free registration to the national Educators Rising Competition in June. (*Valued at $300/registration prize!)

REGISTER HERE! Registration is $15/aspiring Louisiana Educator and free for one organization sponsor per group. Registration includes lunch, 3 keynote sessions, poster presentations, interactive speaking sessions, and an optional campus tour!

Please email micahbruce-davis@louisiana.edu, k-lynn.mckey@louisiana.edu, or aimee.barber@louisiana.edu if you have questions or need assistance with the call for proposals. We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 Educators Rising State Conference on Friday, March 11, 2022 in Lafayette, Louisiana!