Connect and Engage at the Learning Lounge

Take time at the conference to learn from fellow educators and build relationships.

Learning best practices from experts in education is understandably a huge draw for attendees the NAESP Pre-K­-8 Principals Conference. But one factor consistently ranks as a top reason for attending: The opportunity to network with their peers and build long-lasting connections.

This year’s conference will have no shortage of opportunities to engage with one another, including the NAESP Learning Lounge. Hosted in the exhibit hall, these special sessions are designed allow attendees to expand their principal networks and share innovative ideas.

Centers for Advancing Leadership

Stop by the learning lounge for hands-on informational sessions with fellows from the NAESP Centers for Advancing Leadership. These centers speak to the unique needs of various school leaders and can help you expand your professional learning community.

Center for Women in Leadership & Center for Middle-Level Leadership
Friday, July 15, 9:00 – 10:00 AM| Exhibit Hall A/C

Center for Innovative Leadership & Center for Diversity Leadership
Friday, July 15, 9:00 – 10:00 AM| Exhibit Hall A/C

NAESP Principal Podcast Live

If you haven’t already given it a listen, you should definitely check out the NAESP Principal Podcast. And make plans to see some recording happen live at conference. You might even be in an upcoming episode!

NAESP Principal Podcast Live Broadcast
Friday, July 15, 10:30 – 11:30 AM | Exhibit Hall A/C
Saturday, July 16, 1:30 – 2:30 PM | Exhibit Hall A/C

Dedicated Meetups

Are you an assistant principal, or perhaps just starting out in your career? On Saturday the lounge will host two dedicated meetups for attendees to expand their network.

Learning Lounge Meetup: Assistant Principals
Saturday, July 16, 10:00 – 10:30 AM | Exhibit Hall A/C

Learning Lounge Meetup: Beginning/Early Career Principals
Saturday, July 16, 2:30 – 3:00 PM | Exhibit Hall A/C