Virtual Only
Live: June 23–25, 2021
On-Demand until August 23


ASCD Empower is now the ASCD Annual Conference

The 2021 ASCD Annual Conference will be a virtual-only event, June 23–25, 2021.  Learn more


ASCD Empower20 has been canceled.

ASCD Empower20, scheduled to take place March 12–16, in Los Angeles, California, has been canceled. Please read the statement from ASCD's CEO Ranjit Sidhu for more information. If you were scheduled to attend the conference, we will be contacting you with credit/refund options via email.  Read now

Whether you're just starting out or a veteran teacher, you'll find a variety of topics, practical applications, and new ideas at Empower20 to help you reach and engage your students like never before.  Explore Program
At Empower 20, you'll explore new programs and strategies to boost student achievement, build teacher capacity and strengthen your teams, and enrich your school's culture and performance.  Explore Program
You'll expand your professional network and professional knowledge on a wide variety of topics at Empower20, including sessions designed specifically for instructional coaches.  Explore Program
Come to Empower20 for a deep dive into your content area or specialty with knowledgeable, experienced experts and numerous opportunities to connect with other professionals.  Explore Program
At Empower20, you'll find sessions on a wide variety of research-based strategies and programs, including sessions designed specifically for district leaders and focused on equity and retention.  Explore Program
You'll find networking opportunities and relevant and timely topics of interest at Empower20, including sessions designed specifically for district leaders.
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Come to Empower20 for new ideas and deep dives into content through sessions and practical workshops with knowledgeable speakers and experts.  Explore Program
Come to Empower20 for inspiration and information on a wide variety of topics and the opportunity to learn from educators from all backgrounds in both the U.S. and abroad.  Explore Program

Thank You to Our Empower20 Sponsors!

  • Attitude is Altitude
  • Otus
  • Math Learning Centers
  • NWEA
  • Lands End
  • Origo Education
  • Pure Edge, Inc.
  • Wiley Advancement Courses
  • Pearson Education
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Film Foundation
  • FEV Tutor
  • The Markerboard People
  • Benchmark Education
  • Aufheben Technologies
  • Kognito
  • Newsela
  • Nightlock Lockdown
  • Amplify Education Inc.
  • Center for the Collaborative Classroom
  • Microsoft
  • Clark County School District
  • ClassLink
  • Getty-Dubay Italic: Legible and logical since 1979.
  • McREL International
  • Culturally Responsive Minds
  • NewsBank, Inc.
  • PBIS Rewards
  • Read Naturally
  • Follett Learning
  • Reading Horizons
  • Second Step
  • Growing Leaders
  • Heinemann
  • Istation
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Lindamood-Bell Learning