Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal for Ignite23 Annual School Leaders Conference to be held July 12 – 15, 2023 at the Gaylord Rockies in Denver, CO!

We’re organizing a conference that is tailored to reflect this time of transformation. From peer learning opportunities to interactive experiences, you’ll dive into the challenges and opportunities of leading a school, with a specific focus on creating meaningful connections, amplifying your voices, taking action to strengthen our schools, and elevating our profession.


  • No more than two proposals may be submitted by one person.
  • Sessions will be scheduled Thursday, July 13, Friday, July 14, or Saturday, July 15.
  • Sales pitches for products or services disguised as proposals will not be evaluated. Content perceived as commercial is not acceptable.
  • NASSP requests permission to rebroadcast speaker image and printed materials in connection with the 2023 conference.
  • Presenters maintain presentation content copyrights and will be asked to complete the mandatory “Participation Agreement” in the submission portal.
  • All accepted presentations must adhere to the established deadlines.
  • Presenters will receive discounted registration to the event.
  • Travel expenses and any additional fees are the responsibility of the presenter(s).
  • There may be future opportunities for select presenters to continue their engagement with NASSP throughout the 2023-2024 school year through professional learning and network programming based on member interest.


Call for Proposals Portal OpensOctober 10, 2022
Call for Proposals Portal ClosesDecember 16, 2022
Presenters Invitations SentJanuary 16-20, 2023
Presenter Agreements DueJanuary 27, 2023
In-Person Conference DatesJuly 13 – 15, 2023


Please contact the NASSP Events Team at [email protected] with any questions.

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