Annual ACRES Conference
The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) holds an annual national conference every Spring. This conference features peer-reviewed presentations, meetings of the ACRES Board of Directors, and a business meeting with a report of activities to the membership.
The 42nd ACRES Annual Conference
Strong as Steel: Celebrating Resilience in Rural Special Education will be held Thursday, March 9 - Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, 300 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA.
The call for proposals is now open!
- Please make sure to read the session types and application guidelines as we have added new session types this year.
- Proposals submitted by October 15, 2022 will be eligible for early decisions. November 15, 2022 is the last date to submit.
Questions about the annual conference may be directed to:
Conference Coordinator: Pamina Abkowitz, St. Bonaventure University
Recent Annual Conferences
- March 3-5 2022 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
- March 18-19 2021, Virtual Event
- March 7-9, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas
- March 7-9, 2019 in Alexandria, Virginia
- 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