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Speak Up America 2016

Speak Up America, a weeklong event that celebrates past, present, and new Speak Up participants, kicks off on Monday, November 7th! This event features Speak Up 2016 preliminary data snapshots, recognition of top participants and opportunities to win free conference registrations and multiple chances to receive a classroom or school grant! 

National Speak Up Day

Share 15 minutes of your time for the future of education on National Speak Up Day, November 9th!

We’re hosting National Speak Up Day again this year! National Speak Up Day is the day to encourage participation, with a special opportunity to win a free 2017 ISTE Conference registration. If you are looking for one day during which to encourage your students, teachers, and parents to take the Speak Up 2016 surveys, this is a great day to do it! National Speak Up Day also the day after Election Day this year; a day when everyone should Speak Up for education issues!

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Photo and Video Challenge

Stay tuned for details on the Speak Up America Photo and Video Challenges!

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Free National Conference Registrations

Thanks to our good friends at AASL, AASA, CoSN, iNACOL, ISTE, and NASSP we are giving away free conference registrations to a few lucky districts! Check out the opportunities below:


AASL National Conference & Exhibition

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is offering a free registration to one school librarian, plus their administrator, to AASL’s National Conference, November 9-12, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.

National Conference on Education

National Conference on Education

Thanks to AASA, the School Superintendents Association, for offering one free registration to their 2017 National Conference on Education in New Orleans (a $1,000 value for non-members).

CoSN 2017

CoSN 2017 Annual Conference

Thanks to CoSN for offering one free 2017 Annual Conference registration (a $649 value for non-members)!


2017 iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

Thanks to iNACOL for offering one free registration to the 2017 iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium (an $810 value for non-members). (Check out the 2016 symposium going on Oct 25-28.) 


International Society for Technology in Education 2017 Conference and Expo

Thanks to ISTE for offering one free registration to ISTE 2017!


2017 National Principals Conference

Thanks to the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) for offering one free registration to the first-ever joint conference of NASSP and NAESP, the National Principals Conference (a $795 value for non-members).

We will randomly select winners for each registration from schools and districts who submit the most surveys during Speak Up America Week! Good luck!

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Free Regional Conference Registrations to CETPA, CUE, LEAD3, ICE, MASSCUE, NCCE, NETA and TCEA.

During Speak Up America 2016, the awesome folks at CETPACUEICE, MASSCUE, NCCENETA, and TCEA are offering free conference registrations! Check out the opportunities below:


California Districts: CETPA is offering a free 2017 conference registration!


California and Nevada Districts: Our good friends at CUE are offering THREE free 2017 conference registrations and memberships (a $320 value each) to two California districts and one Nevada district!

LEAD 3.0

California Districts: CUE is also offering one free registration (a $400 value) to the Lead3 Symposium for administrators!

Indiana Connected Educators

Indiana Districts: ICE-IN is providing a free registration to their 2017 Indiana Connected Educators (ICE) Conference.


Nebraska Districts: NETA is providing a free registration to their Spring 2017 conference in Omaha in April.


Texas Districts: TCEA is providing a free registration to TCEA 2017 in Austin.


Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington Districts: Our friends at the Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE) are providing a free registration ($375 value) for their March 2017 conference in Portland, Oregon.

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Daily Speak Up 2016 Preliminary data snapshots

Stay tuned for special snapshots of preliminary data for students, parents, teachers, and more!

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Speak Up is generously underwritten this year by the following innovative companies

Apex Learning Blackboard Brain Pop Dreambox Qualcomm Wireless Reach Rosetta Stone Scholastic