2024 Statewide Leadership Conference held at UAS Campus
February 12 & 13th were the virtual competitions. 106 students placed this year, all of whom will now qualify to attend Nationals.

The Conference followed the week after, Feb. 22nd and 23rd with nearly 200 people in attendance at the UAS Campus in Juneau.

Breakouts offered many subjects including about leadership, education, Alaska Native Knowledge, lesson planning, and more.


  2024 National Conference

The 2024 Educators Rising National Conference is scheduled to take place June 28-July 1, 2024, in Washington, D.C., at the Marriott Marquis.

February 1, 2024 – April 8, 2024 – Conference early bird registration open
February 1, 2024 – April 8, 2024 – National competition applications open
February 1, 2024 – March 1, 2024 – Applications to judge national competitions (call for judges)
May 15, 2024 – Competition schedules posted

Keep your eyes on our Social Media for more national updates as we receive them. You can also go to the national website:


2022-2023 AK Student Officers Annie Downey, Ellen Redington and Jennifer Bell chose and designed this year's Student Leadership Conference logo and enriching theme: "United We Persevere". 
edrising 2023 logo
2021-2022 EdRising Alaska Student Officers Torrey McClain and Ashley Yoder have chosen this year's Student Leadership Conference logo and enriching theme: "Inspiration Through Inclusivity".  2021-22 logo
Ashley Dahlman, Kaitlynn Gist and Carl Vent decided upon and designed the 2020-21 Conference theme and logo!
2021 logo

Prior to 2020-21, EdRising themes weren't considered as part of our conference planning with the student officers.