National Forum to Advance Rural Education
November 16-17, 2023
Chattanooga Mariott Downtown
The National Forum to Advance Rural Education is one of the country’s leading rural education conferences. The event is designed to create an environment for collaboration and innovation with a diverse community that includes national experts, K–12 and higher education practitioners, leading researchers, policymakers, and philanthropic leaders from around the country.
Hundreds of attendees from across the United States will have the opportunity to discover and experience the latest rural innovations, best practices, research, and more. Join us in person in Chattanooga, Tennessee, or virtually on November 16–17, 2023, and consider attending the new pre-conference on November 15.
This Year’s Theme
This year’s conference content will explore the six themes of NREA’s Rural Research Agenda:
- Spatial and Educational Equity
- Health and Wellness
- Partnerships and Community Relationships
- Teacher and Leader Preparation, Recruitment, and Retention
- College and Career Trajectory
- Policy and Funding