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January 18-20, 2023 | Wisconsin Center | Milwaukee | #EdCon2023 

Unity. Community. Opportunity. 

2023 Registration Now Open

Registration and housing for the 2023 Wisconsin State Education Convention is now open. The annual conference, taking place January 18-20 in Milwaukee, is an opportunity for district leadership to meet individuals who share your passion for education. Attend the convention because you want to make a difference for the students in your district and across the state.

You can also view a copy of the Registration Form, which attendees can use to select their meals and other events before registering online, here.

Contact Exhibitor Manager Amy Qualmann or Director of Communications Dan Linehan with any conference questions.

About Convention

For over 100 years, the Wisconsin State Education Convention has been the largest gathering of educational leaders in the state. Historically, more than 2,000 people attend the three-day convention. The event, held in January at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB), the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) and the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (WASDA).

Important Dates

  • December 15, 2022: Early bird registration deadline
  • January 6, 2023: Standard registration deadline
  • January 18-20, 2023: State Education Convention

View the convention schedule at a glance.

Convention Highlights

Pre-Convention Workshops

On Tuesday, January 17, four pre-convention workshops will go in-depth on school safety, governance, equity and school finance.

Learn more.

Keynote Speakers

Our keynote speakers cover four themes central to school board service: trust, conflict resolution, servant leadership and resilience.

Learn more.

Breakout Sessions

More than 90 breakout sessions will help Wisconsin school leaders learn from each other.

Learn more.

Exhibit Hall

Featuring over 250 vendors, our Exhibit Hall gives you the opportunity to learn about the latest offerings in your industry.

Learn more.

More Resources

The November 2022 issue of Wisconsin School News goes in-depth on everything related to convention.

In this episode of our podcast, we sit down with trust expert and convention keynote speaker David Horsager. We discuss how to build trust every day, how to show appreciation and the role of trust in the superintendent-board relationship. Learn more with David at his keynote on Wednesday, January 18 at convention.

We want you to join the conversation! Use one of our social media graphics to spread the word about your participation at #EdCon2023. Visit our Promotional Toolkit page to find graphics for attendees, presenters and exhibitors. 

Thank you to our 2023 State Education Convention Sponsors!

Wisconsin State Education Convention
122 W. Washington Ave., Suite 400 · Madison, WI 53703
toll-free 877-705-4422 ph 608-257-2622 · fax 608-257-8386


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