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As educators, your ability to help students grow and thrive depends on your ability to engage in valuable, proven professional development and learning. Attending Building Expertise presents an excellent opportunity to expand your skillset by attending content-rich, career-building technical sessions from leading education experts.

With so much learning opportunity in a single location, the value of attending speaks for itself, but the knowledge you’ll gain will last a lifetime.

What do past attendees think of the conference?

“Think of that title, 'Building Expertise'. Everyone has something they can build or grow, so I knew this would be the conference to give me and my team that extra push to take learning to the next level.”

Andrea ShortPrincipal, Mississippi

“I have a lot of knowledge to take back to my students and my colleagues. The different strategies that I learned at Building Expertise will help my students grow and help me grow as a teacher.”

Ms. Henry4th Grade Teacher, Florida

“We sent over 600 teachers, leaders, and staff to LSI’s 2019 Building Expertise summer conference! The caliber of its authors and presenters is exemplary. Polk is ready to continue the building of our expertise with Learning Sciences International!”

Cheryl L. JoeSenior Director of Professional Development, Polk County Public Schools

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Conference Approval Request Letter

Approval Letter for BE2021 - Virtual
Approval Letter for BE2021 - On-Site

Registration Worksheet

Registration Worksheet for BE2021 - Virtual
Registration Worksheet for BE2021 - On-site

2020 W-9 Form

Get the 2020 W9 Form