Education Week's K-12 Essentials Forum

A virtual event showcasing experts as they dive deep into the important topics of today

Education Week’s K-12 Essentials Forums are two-hour mini-conferences on topics we know are essential to you. In one easy afternoon, we’ll focus on important topics pulled from our extensive library of special reports. You’ll hear from a variety of seasoned guests, including reporters from the EdWeek newsroom and esteemed experts in the education space. This curated content will give you the fresh insights and information you need in a convenient, digestible format.

All our forums are accessible on-demand. Even if you can’t attend the live event, be sure to register before the event date to gain access.

Upcoming Events

Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum Social-Emotional Learning: Making It Meaningful
Join us for this event with educators and experts on the damage the pandemic did to academic and social and emotional well-being.
December 8, 2022

Past Events

Special Education K-12 Essentials Forum How Schools Are Helping Special Education Students Recover From the Pandemic
Join us to learn about the pandemic’s impact on students who sometimes receive less attention in conversations about special education.
November 16, 2022
School & District Management K-12 Essentials Forum Effective Communication for School Leaders: A Forum
Join us for an afternoon of discussions on how school and district leaders can motivate staff, make the most of social media, and more.
October 13, 2022
School & District Management K-12 Essentials Forum What Will It Take for Schools to Get Better?
Find out what educators and leaders can do to incite lasting and productive change that will make a difference in the lives of students.
September 15, 2022
School & District Management K-12 Essentials Forum Get a Strong Start to the New School Year
Get insights and actions from Education Week journalists and expert guests on how to start the new school year on strong footing.
August 18, 2022
Science K-12 Essentials Forum How To Teach STEM Problem Solving Skills to All K-12 Students
Join experts for a look at how experts are integrating the teaching of problem solving and entrepreneurial thinking into STEM instruction.
June 22, 2022
Classroom Technology K-12 Essentials Forum Making Technology Work Better in Schools
Join experts for a look at the steps schools are taking (or should take) to improve the use of technology in schools.
May 25, 2022
Teaching K-12 Essentials Forum Emerging Strategies in Teaching and Learning
Join experts for a look at the tools teachers honed during the pandemic that have the best potential to boost student learning long term.
April 27, 2022
Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum Tackling Student and Staff Mental Health Issues in COVID-19’s Wake
Join this event and hear from experts on how to tackle managing student and staff mental health challenges.
March 31, 2022
Science K-12 Essentials Forum Teaching Science Today: Challenges and Solutions
Join this event which will tackle handling controversy in the classroom, and making science education relevant for all students.
January 19, 2022