Overview of the 2024 VEX Robotics Educators Conference

What Is It?

The 2024 VEX Robotics Educators Conference brings together educators, researchers, and enthusiasts united by their dedication to propelling robotics education forward. Set within the expansive confines of Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, nestled in the vibrant city of Dallas, Texas, this event coincides with the world's largest robotics competition hosted by VEX Robotics.

Attendees at the conference are immersed in a dynamic environment where they can participate in a variety of workshops, seminars, and keynote addresses. Surrounded by a diverse community of colleagues, students, and industry professionals, educators have ample opportunities to exchange ideas, share best practices, and explore the latest innovations in robotics education.

Where Will it Be?

The venue for this year's VEX Robotics Educators Conference is the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, situated in the vibrant city of Dallas, Texas. For the convenience of attendees, hotel accommodations near the convention center are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis and are available to all registrants.

What Features are Included?

The VEX Robotics Educators Conference provides numerous opportunities for learning and growth to support your teaching journey. Engaging keynote speakers, including educational leaders in STEM from around the world, will share insights on innovative teaching strategies, creative methods to incorporate robotics into Pre-K through college level curricula, and inspiring stories of achievement that will support your own classroom success. Additionally, hands-on workshops will enable

you to ask questions, receive feedback, and learn from other educators to improve your teaching strategies within the VEX continuum. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in 1-on-1 sessions that provide tailored training and specialized coaching to support your unique needs. With participants from all around the world, the Conference provides invaluable networking opportunities to foster lifelong connections. After the conference, retrieve your Certificate of Attendance from your PD+ Dashboard and share your educational growth with others! Through attending the conference, you will earn 16 hours of professional development, showcasing your participation in an exclusive event that brings together leading educators in STEM and robotics.

Note: It is your responsibility to present your VEX Robotics Educators Conference certificate to your professional development director to earn continuing education credits and teacher certification. It is also up to individual organizations as to how they will credit your participation at the VEX Robotics Educators Conference.

How Do I Attend?

Secure your spot at this exciting opportunity through registering online. There are two options for Conference registration:

  • PD+ All-Access: Gain access to the conference, a full year of VEX PD+, and countless lessons and presentations available in the VEX PD+ Video Library. 
  • Conference-Only: Gain unlimited access to all conference events. 

To complete All-Access Registration, view the following article for registration steps. For Conference-Only registration, complete the steps within this article.

We look forward to sharing a time of inspiring professional development at the 2024 VEX Robotics Educators Conference!

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