All thought leaders, learning stakeholders, and educators who teach through various platforms should attend SBL. For information click here.
SBL averages close to 350 in attendance each year.
State of Black Learning Conference attendees seeking Act 48 continuing education hours must complete the session verification form that will be provided at the conference check-in table. Attendees will turn in the verification form on their last day of participation in exchange for a Certificate of Attendance, that will include a conference certifying signature and the number of hours earned. Attendees must provide this certificate and Professional ID number to their Lead Educational Agency to report your Act 48 hours to the PDE Professional Record Management System (PERMS). For questions regarding Act 48, please email email@example.com
The State of Black Learning committee has selected the Energy Innovation Center to host the 2021 conference, located: 1435 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
General Registration includes:
Virtual Registration Only includes:
Yes. The EIC is handicap accessible.
Our presentation formats are designed to better appeal to our registrants learning styles. All presentation formats are designed to encompass the conference theme and seek to avoid traditional boring workshops.
Consults 90 Minutes
In-depth, instructional program with hands-on learning activities and specific takeaways.
Case Study 60 Minutes
A focused presentation highlighting research findings from relevant initiatives and projects.
Show & Share 60 Minutes
An activity-based session that facilitates interactive and creative learning techniques.
Talk Backs 60 Minutes
A speaker-led open conversation with attendees around a particular topic.
Power Talks 15 Minutes / 15 Minutes Q&A
A short solo presentation highlighting new and emerging ideas.
Individuals accepted to present will receive a waived registration
Yes. There are a variety of ways to support SBL. Please visit the Sponsorship Page to learn more about these opportunities.
Scholarship opportunities may be available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Yes. Each year we release a SBL In-Action Guide and host mid-year events that will allow participants to make practical implementation year-round. To find out when this is happening, follow us on facebook and Eventbrite.
Currently childcare is not being provided. However, we are working with potential partners to provide childcare at a small fee for attendees who are in need of this service.
No. The registration rate is already reduced.
SBL is a two-day conference which will gather thought leaders, learning stakeholders, and educators to help participants critically discuss how systemic inequities in race, gender, and socioeconomic status continue to shape and impact learning for Black children.
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