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2024 State Leadership Conference

Delaware Educators Rising annual state conference will be held on February 21-22, 2024, at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE.  Middle school, high school, and collegiate students will attend two days of competitions and professional learning with a chance to be eligible for the national conference in Washington, DC, this June.  The Educators Rising competitions are performance-based competitive events in which aspiring educators demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and leadership in education.  Students also compete for scholarships to Wilmington University, University of Delaware, and Delaware State University for their success in competitive events. 

Conference Registration

  • Early Bird Registration Closes January 5th

  • Late Registration Fees Begin January 19th

  • Registration Closes January 26th

Conference Fees

  • Early Bird Registration: $20.00 (CODE: EARLYBIRD)

  • Regular Registration: $30.00 (CODE: EDRISING24)

  • Late Registration: $40.00

May Add-on a Day 1 Lunch Pass for $16.00

Competition Materials

Competitions that require materials to be submitted for pre-judging are due by February 2nd at 11:59 pm.


Students who receive support through a 504 or an IEP will continue to receive accommodations during competitions. Please submit accommodations by February 2nd at 11:59 pm. Accommodations shall be sent to

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