Illustration of the ASL signs LEARN, COLLABORATE, and TEACH

June 22-24, 2017

Indiana School for the Deaf • Indianapolis, IN

The National Deaf Education Conference focuses on teaching practices and serves as a forum to discuss new ideas that are happening in the classroom! This summer we invite you - educators of deaf and hard of hearing children, teacher assistants, educational interpreters, etc. - to showcase your work and share new ideas, collaborate with your colleagues to generate new approaches, and learn incredible things!

Join us this summer for the 2nd annual National Deaf Education Conference!

For more information, contact Dr. Patrick Graham at

Expo Hall Booths

Booths include a table and two chairs, and will be available until June 10th. Please contact Kelly Lowe at to reserve your booth today.

$250 for National and Statewide Organizations

$150 for Local Organizations


$150$125 early bird rate until April 20!

Space is limited to 200 attendees - first come, first served!

Your registration includes:

  • Opening ceremony on Wed, Jun 21
  • 4 Plenary presentations
  • 35 Workshops in five tracks
  • Breakfast and lunch, Jun 22 - Jun 24
  • Professional Development Hours (1.5 per workshop, 10.5 total)
  • Conference materials

Conference Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Fishers
9791 North by Northeast Blvd, Fishers, IN

Book your room today at the conference rate of $104 using code NDE.
NOTE: Group rates are not available from mobile devices. Please use a computer to book your room.

This hotel has an indoor pool and free Wi-Fi. We will provide a shuttle to/from the conference on a limited schedule; transportation to/from the airport is on your own.

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A limited number of dorm rooms are available at ISD. For more information, contact Matthew Krueger at

Conference Schedule

Wed, Jun 21

7 pm - Opening ceremony

Thu, Jun 22

8 am - Opening remarks
8:40 am - Plenary
10 am - Session 1
11:45 am - Lunch break
1 pm - Session 2
3 pm - Session 3
4:30 pm - Dinner break
7 pm - Evening event

Fri, Jun 23

8 am - Opening remarks
8:40 am - Plenary
10 am - Stakeholders meeting
11:45 am - Lunch break
1 pm - Session 4
3 pm - Session 5
4:30 pm - Dinner break
7 pm - Evening event

Sat, Jun 24

8 am - Opening remarks
8:40 am - Opening plenary
10 am - Session 6
11:45 am - Lunch break
1 pm - Session 7
2:30 pm - Program end

Organizing Committee