Registration is now open for ExcelinEd’s EdPalooza on December 1-3, 2020. This year’s unique virtual event is for everyone who believes now is the time to retool education—and wants to get it right! Join us to ignite ideas, inform decision making and inspire change.

Registration includes three days of access to EdVision keynotes and interactive EdTalks plus more than 100 Palooza sessions where you’ll engage with policy experts on topics ranging from educational equity, early literacy, early college and the future of assessments to education-to-workforce, closing the digital divide and the future of learning, schools and teaching.

EdPalooza is a can’t-miss event for policymakers, policy shapers and practitioners!

EdPalooza provides state leaders the opportunity to explore next generation learning models, develop strategies to drive transformative change and consider policies that modernize schools and empower families. Virtual sessions feature the latest education policy trends, innovations and state-driven solutions.

EdPalooza Agenda

EdPalooza will take place December 1-3, 2020 from 11am to 5:15pm Eastern with more than 100 sessions scheduled throughout the three days.

Explore the working agenda below. Be sure to check back regularly for newly released session info!


Join President George W. Bush on December 1 for his extraordinary insights on presidential and gubernatorial leadership in education, the coalition-building that can ignite change and the post-pandemic road ahead for everyone working to ensure success for students and the future of education in America.
Don’t miss Secretary John King on December 1 for his insights on the most pressing pandemic challenges in education plus strategic recommendations to strengthen schools, build coalitions and reimagine ways to ensure a quality education and hopeful future for every child.
Don’t miss Governor Bush, Larry Irving, Jonathan Adelstein and Evan Marwell on December 2 for this critical and timely conversation, where you’ll hear about the risks of a digitally divided nation plus the short- and long-term policy solutions for addressing this urgent problem.
EdVision announcement with pictures of Condoleezza Rice, Jon Meacham and Juan Williams.
Join Condoleezza Rice and Jon Meacham on December 3 for this critically important conversation, where you’ll hear about engaging students of all ages in civics education, expanding the narrative of America’s history and why education is at the heart of a strong democracy.



As part of the broad and diverse array of interactive, live content and conversation of EdPalooza, the afternoon is packed full of “Palooza” sessions. The nearly 100 sessions are hosted by ExcelinEd or one of many partners. Sessions will explore new and existing education challenges and solutions, showcase the latest research or education innovations, highlight education policy, practice or programs, or profile other topics relevant and timely to the education community.

Sessions are organized by the following topics:

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