Registration and Program Agenda for 2018 World Conference


Registration forms are available by visiting the STORE.  For questions or additional information please contact

Hotel accommodations may be made through:

Hilton Garden Inn, Georgetown, Kentucky


Please indicate that you are registering for the IAIE conference to receive the conference rate.


Conference Program Agenda

October 9  Pre-Conferenc


  • Dr. Sally Butzin and Angela Miller (research and best practices for elementary schools)

October 10  Full Conference


  • General Session (Welcome and Introductions)
  • Keynote:  Dr. John Novak, Canada
  • Inviting School Awards
  • Break Out Sessions
  • Hong Kong IAIE, Dr. Peter Wong
  • Lunch
  • Keynote:  Principal John Young, Australia
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Dinner Excursion to Georgetown College

October 11  Full Conference


  • General Session (Welcome and Introductions)
  • Keynote:  Sweethearts and Heroes, New York, USA
  • Leadership Awards
  • Break Out Sessions
  • Poster Session/Advisory Meeting
  • Lunch
  • Break Out Sessions
  • General
  • Dinner Excursion to Fall Festival

Break Out Sessions Include:

  • How to Create a Safe School with Inviting Responses to Inappropriate Behavior
  • Building a Positive Climate and Culture~ Our Magic Ingredient!
  • Creating Joyful Classrooms: A Positive response to testing and accountability in the elementary school
  • Invitational  Strategies for Student Success!
  • Walk A Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes by Reading Books Help IAIE Schools Go Beyond Making Schools Safe
  • Theory and Practice…A deep look at Invitational Education, and reporting on the Success of Highly Inviting Classroom Strategies Making Use of the Power of the Arts
  • Examining the Relationship Between Motivation and Invitational Education among Teacher Candidates
  • Building Relationships and Embedding Invitational Education at the University Level
  • Creating and Sustaining Invitational Education Chapters
  • Invitational Strategies for First Generation Learners
  • How to Share Invitational Education Strategies

and many more…