Registration is now open!

Discounted registration rates are available until January 31st!

Participate Learning Network Symposium

March 13 – 14, 2020

Durham Convention Center

Come together with the Participate Learning network of schools for two days of inspiring and invigorating learning and connection around global education. Friday, March 13th is designed primarily for school and district level leaders and Saturday, March 14th is geared towards teacher leaders, although everyone is welcome to attend both days.

Please direct any questions to Katy Turnbull, Manager of Professional Learning and Culture.

2020 Keynote Speakers

Homa Tavangar

Best-selling author and inspiring presenter on cultivating global citizenship

Simon Mainwaring

Founder and CEO of We First, a creative consultancy that builds purpose-driven brands

Rosa Molina

Executive Director of Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education (ATDLE)

Rodrigo A. Carazo


Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations in New York (2018-2022)

2020 Symposium Schedule

Friday, March 13

8:30 Breakfast and registration
9:30 Welcome and Keynote 1
10:45 Breakouts
12:00 Keynote 2
12:30 Lunch
1:15 Panel and Keynote 3
2:30 Networking
3:30 Keynote 4 and Closing
4:30 Networking Reception

Saturday, March 14

8:30 Breakfast and registration
9:30 Welcome and Keynote 1
10:45 Breakouts 1
11:45 Lunch
1:00 Keynotes 2 and 3 (choose one)
2:00 Bright Spots Talks + Networking
3:30 Breakouts 3
4:45 Keynote 4 and Closing

Session Info and Speakers

During breakout sessions, you will get a chance to learn from colleagues in our network who are leading and teaching in global and dual language schools and districts.

Book your group rate for Participate Learning March 2020

We have partnered with Durham Marriott City Center to offer you a discounted rate of $129 USD per night for your rooming needs.