2020 IRISE Education Conference

Tue, June 09 2020, 9:00 AM - Wed, June 10 2020, 2:00 PM [CST]

1134 Archer Range Road , Greenville, MS , 38701, United States


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Early Participant Registration Partial Approval - $215.00

Sales end on - 02/28/2020

Regular Participant Registration Partial Approval - $275.00

Sales end on - 06/09/2020

Registration beginning March 1, 2018

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Groups of 8 or more Partial Approval - $215.00

Not on sale until - 04/30/2020

Vendor Registration Partial Approval - $350.00

Sales end on - 06/09/2020

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Nonprofit Vendor Registration Partial Approval - $30.00

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Presenter Registration Partial Approval - Free

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Event Information

Tue, June 09 2020, 9:00 AM - Wed, June 10 2020, 2:00 PM [CST]

About the Event

The iRISE Education Conference is dedicated to empowering and educating Mississippi's educators of disadvantaged children. Our focus is building collaboration and the instructional capacity of instructional leaders in order to close achievement gaps and reduce poverty in our state. This year's topics will surround the goal of creating World-Class education in our communities. 

2020 Topics - COMING SOON

2019 Topics Include: 

  • Overcoming Poverty with a Global Perspective
  • Diversity and Representation in the Classroom
  • Building Background Knowledge to Create Success
  • Tech Can Take You: Virtual Reality
  • Tech Can Take You: Donors Choose
  • Tech Can Take You: The Power of Google 
  • Increasing Student Engagement with Innovative Strategies
  • Embedded Vocabulary: Moving Beyond Memorization
  • Seek First to Understand: Combating Childhood Trauma in Our Classrooms
  • Growth Mindset: Strategies for Implementing Character Development School-wide
  • Novice Teacher Strategies for Success
  • Teacher Academy: Increasing the Teacher Pipeline
  • School-wide Reading Initiative Strategies
  • Battling Burnout: Working Smart and Hard
  • Tackling the Praxis Core 



Our goal is to investigate these topics and provide a more intensive look at improving education across our state by bringing presenters and guest speakers that have created exceptional change within high poverty areas. We are committed to Rising Together and Helping ALL schools Win. 

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About the Organizer

This event is sponsored by RISE, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to organize, as their acronym states, Regional Initiatives for Sustainable Education. The mission of RISE is to conquer poverty by connecting communities in educational enhancement efforts because supporters of this organization envision a Mississippi where education is equal and effective for all children regardless of economic status.


Event Speakers

Dr. Derek Greenfield is a visionary speaker, consultant, and thought leader dedicated to inclusive excellence and positive change. With his dynamic and interactive approach, creative ideas, track record of success, and sense of humor, Dr. Greenfield has become a highly requested presenter across the globe. His powerful keynotes and workshops on issues such as diversity and inclusion.