Latinx Education Summit
LatinxEd invites you to attend our annual Latinx Education Summit on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th at Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport Hotel!
The Latinx Education Summit is an annual statewide gathering of Latinx leaders and education champions focused on building collective action, developing new strategies, and mobilizing resources to address the educational challenges Latinx students face in North Carolina.
Over this two-day Summit, participants will learn about the current state of Latinx education in North Carolina and identify actionable steps that guarantee programs and policies are inclusive of the needs of Latinx children and families.
+ To listen, learn, and build community with fellow education champions invested in the future of the Latinx community and our state.
+ To present actionable steps for programs and policies intended to advance educational equity that includes the needs of Latinx children and families.
+ To collectively mobilize toward a new vision of what educational opportunity and mobility can look like for Latinx students and immigrant families.
+ To recognize and celebrate the education leaders advancing Latinx student and family success across North Carolina.
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Networking Cafecitos & Registration
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: State of Latinx Education
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Keynote Plenary
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch & Networking
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Learn to Lead Panels
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Wellness Break
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM: La Fiesta | Dinner Party
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Networking Cafecitos
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: From Dreams to Action
+ Prepare to work collectively to build upon new knowledge and relationships to map out ways to advance Latinx student success.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Freedom Dreaming
+ An invitation from LatinxEd to create the world we dream of by visualizing the future we want to live in and determining the actions that will lead us there.
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch & Networking
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Building the Blueprint
+ Co-design an education blueprint for thriving Latinx communities in North Carolina with LatinxEd facilitators & coaches.
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM: Reflections & Gratitude
4:00 PM: End of Summit
We believe the following groups of leaders will greatly benefit from the information being shared at our Summit:
+ Latinx education leaders working in schools, community colleges, college access university outreach programs, and/or non-profit organizations serving the educational needs of the community.
+ School and district leaders eager to contribute to and learn from conversations centering the needs of Latinx students and families in their local community.
+ Local and state policymakers with a desire to contribute to a conversation about the challenges and opportunities to advancing Latinx student success.
+ Community, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders invested in the educational success of Latinx students in NC.
Why Attend our Summit?
It’s clear that as the makeup of our schools and communities continues to change, the success of North Carolina depends on the success of Latinx students and families.
Join us to listen, learn, and build community with fellow education champions invested in the future of the Latinx community and our state!
2023 Latinx Education Summit Tickets
Early Bird TicketsMay 15th, 2023 - July 14th, 2023
- Available until Friday, July 14th
- $200 for general admission tickets
- $150 for professionals younger than 35 years
Regular TicketsJuly 15th, 2023 - August 24th, 2023
- Available until Thursday, August 24th
- $250 for general admission tickets
- $200 for professionals younger than 35 years
Need a Place to Stay?
We have an exclusive group rate with Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport Hotel, conveniently located where our Summit will take place! Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. This offer expires Thursday, August 17th, 2023 or until we reach the room block capacity.
Note: Booking and paying for your hotel room is a separate transaction from purchasing your Summit ticket.
Apply for our Scholarship!
This scholarship is part of LatinxEd’s commitment to advancing diverse leadership in education and eliminating financial barriers to participation. Please note that this scholarship is specifically for leaders of color in the education sector with limited financial means who are based in North Carolina.
Learn more and apply for our scholarship by June 16th, 2023 below!
Your continued support means the world to us as we break down educational barriers for Latinx immigrant families in North Carolina. Please help us make our Summit a success by sponsoring our Summit work, donating to our organization, or spread the word about our 2023 Latinx Education Summit to your networks below!
Support scholarships for Latinx educators and leaders to attend the Summit, dream, and build a bold new vision for Latinx educational equity.
Make a donation and help us support a community of education champions dedicated to uplifting Latinx leadership and educational opportunities.
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At LatinxEd, we understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise that can prevent you from attending this event. We strive to be flexible and considerate in such situations. Therefore, we have implemented a case-by-case refund policy, primarily reserved for emergencies.
Do I need to be Latinx/Hispanic or speak Spanish to attend?
Nope! This event is open to anyone who cares about education and the Latinx community. If that’s you, we hope you’ll join us.
I noticed ticket prices are different from last year. What’s included in the Summit ticket this year?
Thanks for asking! The Summit ticket guarantees your entrance to the two-day event. It includes five meals. It does not include lodging. However, we have secured an exclusive group rate with Greensboro-High Point Marriott Airport Hotel. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. This offer expires Thursday, August 17th, 2023 or until we reach the room block capacity.
If I am 36 years old or older, am I able to attend?
Absolutely! We’re offering two ticket types for the Summit: General Admission and Young Professionals (35 years or younger). As part of our commitment to advancing diverse leadership in education and eliminating financial barriers to participation, we’re offering an exclusive ticket type for community members 35 years or younger at a lower rate than our general admissions tickets. We look forward to you joining us!
Can I submit a proposal to speak?
At this time, we are not accepting Summit proposals. However, we may consider proposals for future summits. Let us know if you’re interested here!
What is the dress code?
We encourage all attendees to embrace their personal style and wear clothing items that bring joy and cultural significance. For the overall Summit, business casual attire is welcomed, and feel free to incorporate culturally meaningful elements such as vibrant textiles or stylish hoops.
Will interpretation be provided?
As this is a bilingual event (English + Spanish + Spanglish), our goal is to ensure everyone is able to participate fully by providing simultaneous interpretation support. Please indicate in your registration whether you need language support.
Do I need to bring anything?
If you are participating in Day Two on Saturday, we ask that you bring a laptop device (or mobile device) if possible to participate in a large group activity.
Can I bring children to the event?
You are welcome to bring your children to this event, but please consider the following: childcare will not be provided for this event. We request that you purchase a ticket for your child so we can consider their dietary needs.