Promising Practices 2024

Limitless: Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning

March 1, 2024

11am – 5pm EST


Teachers are the heroes leading the charge for student success and our schools need them now more than ever. The Stride Professional Development Center (SPDC) is committed to helping solve teachers’ greatest professional learning challenges through on-demand Professional Development (PD) courses and conferences that build community.  SPDC proudly brings to you  Promising Practices 2024, a dynamic, award-winning  virtual educators conference! Register today as we put the power of learning in the hands of those who need it most. 

Why Attend this Conference?

Promising Practices is an  award-winning conference  that provides educators with innovative, yet practical strategies, ideas, and resources that can be applied in the classroom immediately.  When you register, you gain access to the conference and receive one year of free access to the Stride PD Center, an ever-growing library of on-demand, mobile-friendly PD courses!  The live and on-demand sessions are available on the day of the event and are accessible for 30 days following the conference.  Our flexible virtual format allows educators to attend the event at a time and location that works best for them, saving time, and money and supporting the environment. Upon conclusion of the conference, each participant will receive a certificate for PD clock hours.  Don’t miss out!

Additional benefits include:

  • Access to dozens of learning sessions led by educators for educators
  • Network with like-minded educators in a special roundtable space
  • Visit vendor booths in the virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Earn points toward our Leaderboard competition and win prizes in several drawings during the day!


The Vendor Expo at Promising Practices 2024 will provide vendors the opportunity to showcase their products to conference attendees from across the United States.  This award-winning virtual event boasts an attendance of more than 10,000 educators including K-12 teachers, counselors, support personnel, administrators, education enthusiasts, etc.  Are you interested in exhibiting at this year’s conference?  Visit our Exhibitors Registration page to learn more about vendor benefits, and registration and download the Exhibitor Prospectus. The Stride PD Center will review all requests to determine product alignment and virtual exhibit availability. 


More information coming soon!


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Virtual Conference Begins

Time to kick things off!

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Presentations Begin and Explore

The day will be filled with keynote speakers, semi-live sessions, recorded sessions, networking events, giveaways, and more.

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Virtual Conference Ends

Don’t worry, if you miss a presentation, the conference's live and on-demand sessions will be accessible for 30 days following the conference.

Frequently Asked Questions

For $79.99, you receive 30 days of access to all conference sessions and materials PLUS a full year of the Stride PD Center’s ever-growing library of courses. There are no travel costs as you can learn from the comfort of your own home. If you work for Stride or a partner school, more information will be coming about special access.
This conference is designed for all educators – teachers, leaders, counselors, support personnel. If you are an education major in your senior year, these ideas would be beneficial for your student teacher experience or your first year in the classroom.
Every session will be aligned within one of our content categories: Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership, Instructional Practices, Student Support, School Culture, and Project Based Learning. Presentations will share ideas and teaching techniques within these frames and according to certain grade levels.
Our "Call for Proposals" has closed for the year 2024. But please be on the lookout for next year's "Call for Proposals"!
Yes! We have limited spots for a virtual vendor fair where you can provide documents and videos that will remain available for a full 30 days. On the day of the event, people can sign up to chat with you directly. To request vendor information, contact us here:
You can join wherever you have internet access – even with a mobile phone. We do recommend a laptop or desktop to download the resources for use in your classrooms.
This is great question! We have a Help Desk that will be staffed during the day, so if you feel a bit lost, stop by and that team will get you where you need to be.
This conference is virtual and all sessions – even the live ones – are shifted into on-demand format. You will have access to those sessions for the entire month of March.
Yes! Once the virtual event closes its 30 day window, registrants will receive a certificate with a total of learning hours from the conference. If there are issues with the certificate, we can support you in that regard.
By clicking this link, you can read more about the accessibility features of the platform.
The contact list below is who to seek for those details. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for a response.
a. General questions: send an email to
b. Media inquiries – Darren Reed at
c. Conference registration or Call for Proposals – Heather Lawrence at
d. Membership to the Stride PD Center – Joel Medley at