Opening KeynoteTuleah Palmer
mondayNovember 13, 8:15am
Rural People as Powerful Agents of Change
Legislative KeynoteSam Walseth
mondayNovember 13, 4pm
WHAT’S NEXT FOR RURAL SCHOOLS?
Closing KeynoteBrandon Jones
TuesdayNovember 14, 9:30am
Cultivate Youth Well-Being for the Future of Education
About the Summit
Join us as we celebrate the strength and impact of Greater Minnesota education and share practices and programs. MREA’s Greater Education Summit is the only conference in the state that brings together educators, administrators, school board members and other advocates across Greater Minnesota for quality professional development, networking, and career recognition.
Register for three days of inspiring educator recognition, timely and relevant professional development, and networking with education peers from throughout Greater Minnesota.
- Kick-off Celebration & Awards Banquet honoring educators and the innovation we’re seeing in Greater Minnesota schools. Join us in person or via the livestream on November 12.
- Keynote Speakers to help you celebrate rural vitality and explore your role in creating a welcoming work environment.
- 35+ Breakout Sessions on a variety of relevant topics for teachers, school administrators and school board members.
- Summit Showcase vendor exhibits of best practices for schools today.
- Networking with education professionals next door and across the state
- All meals are included Sunday Awards Banquet through Tuesday breakfast
- Northern Minnesota location that is restful, yet invigorating
Venue and Hotel
Cragun's Resort is a popular vacation spot in the Brainerd area. With recent renovations, Cragun's is getting better every year!
Once you arrive at the Summit, there's no reason to leave until it's over! Parking is free at Cragun's and Baxter is a 15-minute drive away.
There are both hotel rooms and villas available for Summit attendees. Villas hold 6+ people and are great for teams attending the Summit!