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Registration Open! Session Proposals Accepted through November 15th!


March 30 - April 1, 2015
Sheraton Four Seasons/Koury Convention Center
Greensboro, NC


Sean McComb Sean McComb, 2014 National Teacher of the Year

Keynote: "Sparking Hope: Teaching as a Catalyst to Launching Great Learning"

Concurrent: "The Decisive Element: Defining Your Ability to be the Difference"

Click here to hear Sean!
Baruti Kafele Principal Baruti Kafele

Back by Popular Demand for Concurrent Sessions!

For Administrators:
  • "Your School's BRAND Determines Student Outcomes"
  • "Effective Vice Principal Leadership"
For All Educators:
  • "Creating a School Climate and Culture that Yield High Academic Performance"


Call for Proposals - Deadline Approaching!
The Proposal Submission site is now open. Session proposals for the 2015 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement are being accepted now through November 15. Session descriptions are available here. Priority will be given to proposals addressing one or more of the goals outlined in the State Board of Education's Strategic Plan.

Conference Registration
Online registration now open
Pre-registration Fee: $175
On-site Registration: $200

Conference at a Glance
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CCSA welcomes the exhibitors of educational services and products. Exhibitor registration opens December 1, 2014.

The Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons serves as the headquarters for the conference. The conference has secured a special rate of $132 for single or double rooms. Accommodations can be secured online at

The attendee code needed in order to receive the group rate is CCSA15 (not case sensitive). Book your room early! Conference attendees may also make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 1.800.242.6556.

Conference Undergraduates
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Calling all Undergraduate Education Majors
Undergraduate Education majors are invited to apply to serve as a CCSA Conference Intern. Click here for more information.
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