What To Expect

Wednesday, October 30

Pre-Conference, 1-4:30 p.m.
The pre-conference will offer expanded opportunities for professional learning and networking prior to the start of the 2024 National Forum to Advance Rural Education. Whether you’re a new or experienced rural administrator or educator, a research, policymaker, business or community leader, this event is designed for anyone seeking to make research and data more relevant and actionable, and to hone your advocacy skills for positive change.

Welcome Party, 4:30-6 p.m.
Join us on Wednesday evening to grab your registration materials, have a few snacks and drinks, listen to music, connect with exhibitors, and meet other conference attendees! Experience the fun, energy, and excitement before the official conference begins.


Thursday, October 31 & Friday, November 1