Join Microsoft Education at ISTE 2019

23-26 June, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA USA
Please join us at the 2019 ISTE Conference & Expo!

For four days in June, ISTE 2019 is the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. It's the place for Microsoft to connect with the brightest EdTech leaders and organizations around the world. Microsoft is once again proud to be a Mission Sponsor for the largest annual education industry conference in the US!

Pre-Conference Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Teacher & Trainer Academies

MIE Teacher Academy – Convention Center, Room 203A

During this one-day teacher academy, you will have the opportunity to explore tools such as Office Online, OneNote Class Notebooks, Microsoft Forms, and Sway, including how to provide your students with learning experiences beyond the four walls of your classroom.

Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

MIE Minecraft Academy – Convention Center, Room 203A

During this one-day teacher academy you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, learn to play the game, and create curriculum and classroom resources you can take back to your classroom and continue your journey.

Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 23
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

MIE 2-Day Trainer Academy – Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Meeting Rooms 302-304

Learn more about Microsoft’s hottest tools and resources to empower your staff and students to achieve more! Take an immersive deep dive into Microsoft Teams in Office 365, including uses for staff, Professional Learning Communities, and classes.

Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Spotlight Session:
The Emotion of Data - A Roadmap to Student-Centered Learning

Personalized learning helps students develop future-ready social-emotional and academic skills, but what is the best path to personalized learning at scale? Join us as representatives from Florida’s St. Lucie school district and Microsoft Education leaders share how data analytics provides the model for success. Presentation and panel discussion.

Tuesday, June 25 from 1:45 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Location: Convention Center, Room 201BC
Speakers: Barbara Holzapfel, General Manager of Education Marketing at Microsoft
Cathy Cavanaugh, Principal PM of Learning Research at Microsoft
Dr. Jon R. Prince - Deputy Superintendent St. Lucie Public Schools
Kristin Landry- Graduation Coach 9-12/Junior Class Sponsor, Treasure Coast High School

Spotlight Session:
Digital Transformation in Education

Digital Transformation is not simply about technology. It requires that we re-imagine the future of education and embrace a way of bringing together people, data, and processes to build deeper relationships and create more valuable experiences for today’s students. Join us to learn how.
Monday, June 24 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Convention Center, Room 201BC

Speaker: Anthony Salcito, VP WW Education, Microsoft

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Conference Interactive and Hands-on Sessions

Conference Breakout Sessions: Convention Center, Room 203B

During the conference, Microsoft will deliver several role-specific sessions focused on the some of the biggest trends in EdTech.

Monday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 26

Hands-On Learning Lab: Convention Center, Room 203A

Classroom learning with 50-minute interactive sessions where you will get hands-on experience leveraging technology to work on real-world scenarios (devices will be provided).

Monday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 26

Booth and Theater Sessions: Booth 2900

Visit us in booth 2900 to learn more about student-centered learning tools including 20-minute spotlight sessions featuring productivity and accessibility, hands-on STEM experiences, demos and more!

Monday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 26

MakeCode Day – Convention Center, Room 203B

Open to teachers, parent and students - Microsoft MakeCode is an open source platform for creating engaging computer science learning experiences that support a progression path into real-world programming. Microsoft will be bringing MakeCode to ISTE this year, so you can get hands on and learn how to code in real time with no experience needed! As an educator, you will also see how some schools and educators are creating inclusive, engaging learning experiences with Microsoft MakeCode.

Sunday, June 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Check out the agenda below, and make sure you register to secure your place!

Additional Microsoft Sessions

eSports for Education

Sunday, June 23 | Sessions at 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Target Roles: Educators, Leaders

In this session, you will hear from educators who are using eSports as part of their curriculum, as part of a sports program or as part of a school club/competition.

Flipgrid Live

June 24
7:00 p.m. EDT


Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123)
This is a celebration of the Flipgrid community! Come hear exciting Flipgrid product announcements too.

Hack the Classroom

Tuesday, June 25 from 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Target Roles: Educators, Leaders
This Hack the Classroom event is devoted to the changemakers in education and the passionate innovators in student-centered learning.

Focus on what matters

Monday, June 24 - Wednesday, June 26 starting at 9:30 a.m and running until the Expo Hall closes

Target Roles: Educators, Leaders
Every half hour, join us in the Building Skills area of our booth (#2900) as we uncover how Microsoft tools help support inclusive classrooms, build 21st century skills, and amplify student voice.

Partner Solution Showcase – Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Salon K*

Join Microsoft at our Solution Showcase sessions and hear about some of the most impactful examples of Digital Transformation in Education. These sessions are your opportunity to meet fellow practitioners and hear first-hand global experiences, trends and observations from the Microsoft Worldwide Education leadership team.

Monday, June 24 – Tuesday, June 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

* Salon K is located on level 5 and can be accessed via the escalators.

Plan your ISTE experience

Visit us in Booth 2900

Drop by the Microsoft booth 2900 to attend our booth sessions and demo our latest low cost education devices.

Theater Sessions

Monday, June 24 – Wednesday, June 26

Visit us in booth 2900 to learn more about student-centered learning tools including 20-minute spotlight sessions featuring productivity and accessibility, hands-on STEM experiences, demos and more!

Hands on Learning Lab | NEW!

Every half hour, join us in the Building Skills area of our booth (#2900) as we uncover how Microsoft tools help support inclusive classrooms, build 21st century skills, and amplify student voice.

Hack the Classroom | LIVE!

This Hack the Classroom event is devoted to the changemakers in education and the passionate innovators in student-centered learning. Join us and learn from the educators who are integrating technology in order to better connect with students, and to support them as they become active and engaged learners. These passionate educators will generously share their techniques and philosophies for creating better student outcomes during the event.

Tuesday, June 25 from 6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join the conversation

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