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Annual ACRES Conference

The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) holds a national conference in Spring of each year. This conference features peer-reviewed presentations, meetings of the ACRES Board of Directors, a business meeting with a report of activities to the membership, and a conference proceedings document.

Annual Conference 2019

People, Purpose, and Passion: The Pathway to Success

The 38th Annual ACRES National Conference will be held March 7-9, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia.

ACRES Conference Program 2019

Information about registration fees, hotel rates, and a call for proposals will be posted as soon as it is available.

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Call for 2019 Proposals

2019 information and submission forms are available to download, below.

View Proposal Submission Info    Download Proposal Submission Form

Deadline for Proposal Submissions: September 30, 2019. Submissions are now closed.

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Recent Annual Conferences

March 14-17, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah
March 8-11, 2017 in Asheville, North Carolina
March 9-12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada
March 17-21, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana
March 19-22, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona
March 17-6-9, 2013 in Orlando, Florida
March 24-26, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
March 25-27, 2010 in Memphis, Tennessee
March 12-14, 2009 in Denver, Colorado

View past conference presentations and materials