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Welcome Educators

Registration is now open for "Cultivating Growth for All," Rutherford County’s 12th annual strategy-packed conference for PreK-12 educators.

"Cultivating Growth for All" is a two-day event specifically developed to celebrate Rutherford educators and designed to go in-depth with a range of ready-to-implement content to support every grade level. A hand-picked team of highly knowledgeable, motivating, and inspiring speakers will deliver instructional best practices and research-based solutions relevant to what teachers are teaching in their classrooms today.  With a focus on cultivating growth for all, the conference features in-depth sessions on technology, writing, student motivation, STEM, centers, and more!

What’s in it for you...

  • Hundreds of meaningful teaching strategies that connect directly to the classroom and can be used immediately
  • Insight, motivation, and research-based strategies from 15 of the nation's leading education experts
  • Practical tools and solutions from 45 RCS educators
  • 157 interactive sessions to empower and celebrate teachers at every grade level!
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  • Access to all session handouts at the online handout website for one full year. (Handouts will not be printed.)
  • A stimulating exhibit hall showcasing Crystal Springs Books' professional titles and resources, and lots of local vendors

  • Top Teaching Topics
    • Technology
    • Writing in the Content Areas
    • STEM
    • TNReady
    • Enrichment and Extension
    • Struggling Readers
    • Strategies for ELLs
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Click here for Conference Handouts

Important Information:

Friendly Reminder: Printed handouts WILL NOT be available onsite. You must download them by clicking here or access them electronically while onsite.

Lunch & Learn Opportunity
During the lunch break, you are invited to join your peers and representatives from RCS Human Resources for a special "Lunch & Learn" event to network and discuss topics such as teacher licenses, 403b retirement plans, medical insurance, leave of absence/maternity leave, and payroll. Bring your questions and you’ll get answers!

Questions or need to cancel your registration? Call 1-800-462-1478 x1450 or e-mail

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