Carnegie Summit

The Carnegie Foundation’s annual Summit provides A unique opportunity for a vibrant and diverse community committed to improvement in education TO come together to learn with and from each other.

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The Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education is the landmark event for champions of educational equity. Here, we celebrate the innovators and improvers who are building systems that better serve teachers, students, and communities.

Prepare to be inspired by our keynote speaker, Dr. Brandi Hinnant-Crawford, in her work to redefine improvement as a pursuit of justice. More keynotes to be announced!

Carnegie Summit is a community of movement makers who are actively learning and sharing strategies to create processes that empower educators and generate lasting momentum. We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!



March 24 – 27, 2024


Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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The following agenda provides an overview of the Summit schedule and is subject to change. All times listed in PST.

Sunday, March 24

Pre-Conference Courses and General Conference Opening Keynote

9:00am – 4:00pm

Pre-Conference Courses

4:30pm – 5:45pm

Opening Community Gathering and Keynote

5:45pm – 7:15pm

Welcome Party

Monday, March 25

Summit Day 1

8:00am – 8:45am

Morning Community Gathering and Ignites

9:15am – 10:30am

Breakout Sessions Set 1

11:00am – 12:15pm

Breakout Sessions Set 2

12:15pm – 1:30pm

Lunch and Networking

1:30pm – 2:45pm

Breakout Sessions Set 3

3:15pm – 4:30pm

Breakout Sessions Set 4

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Poster Conversations and Reception

Tuesday, March 26

Summit Day 2

8:30am – 9:45am

Breakout Sessions Set 5

10:15am – 11:30am

Breakout Sessions Set 6

11:30am – 12:45pm

Lunch and Networking

12:45pm – 2:00pm

Breakout Sessions Set 7

2:15pm – 3:15pm

Closing Community Gathering and Keynote

Wednesday, March 27

Huddle Day

8:30am – 12:00pm

Huddle Gatherings

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Huddle Gatherings

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What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Cancellations for general Summit completed prior to 11:59 pm PT on March 1, 2024, will receive a full refund minus a $100 processing fee. Cancellations for Pre-Conference and Huddle Day completed prior to 11:59 pm PT on March 1, 2024, will receive a full refund. Cancellations completed after 11:59 pm PT on Monday, March 1, 2024, are ineligible for a refund, except in the case of a family death, illness, or other extraordinary circumstance. Requests in such circumstances must be emailed to,

Refunds are limited to conference fees paid and do not include any travel, lodging, transportation, or other fees paid independently of conference registration.

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