NCEA 2019 Schedule-at-a-Glance

The NCEA Convention & Expo is the largest private education association gathering in the world. Those participating represent all aspects of Catholic school and faith-based education from preschool, elementary, secondary, adult education, colleges and universities. The Convention is a time to celebrate, to acquire new knowledge, and to renew your spirit. Chicago is just the place for that to happen to you!

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*The below schedule is subject to change.  Please check back often for any updates!*

Monday, April 22
Location
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration and Badge Pick Up McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Advisory Council Lunch & Meetings
By Invitation Only
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
President's Reception & Dinner
By Invitation Only

 

Tuesday, April 23 Location
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration and Badge Pickup McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Liturgy Prelude McCormick Place - West, Skyline Ballroom, Level 3
8:15 - 10:00 a.m.  Opening Eucharistic Liturgy McCormick Place - West, Skyline Ballroom, Level 3
10:00 a.m. Expo Hall Grand Opening McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Expo / NCEA Central McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CHESCS Meeting By Invitation Only 
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Professional Development Sessions McCormick Place - West, Level 1
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Available for Purchase McCormick Place - West 
1:30 - 2:45 p.m. Professional Development Sessions McCormick Place - West, Level 1
3:15 - 4:45 p.m. Opening Ceremonies and General Session McCormick Place - West, Skyline Ballroom, Level 3
5:00 - 5:45 p.m.                Secondary Administrators Reception  Marriott Marquis Chicago, Water Tower Room
*Advanced Registration Required
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Exceptional Learners Educators Networking Reception  Marriott Marquis Chicago
*Advanced Registration Required
 
6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards. Reception* Marriott Marquis Chicago, Grand Horizon A/B
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards. Dinner* Marriott Marquis Chicago, Grand Horizon EFG

 

NCEA Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards Dinner

NCEA has a longstanding tradition of honoring and recognizing excellence and distinguished service in Catholic school education.  We will recognize the awardees of the 2019 Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards at a dinner on Tuesday, April 23.  Tickets may be purchased during registration or added to your existing registration through the Registration Resource Center. 

 

Wednesday, April 24
Location
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration and Badge Pickup  
McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Morning Liturgy McCormick Place - West, Skyline Ballroom, Level 3
8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.  2019 NCEA Visions for Excellence Early Childhood Education Seminar  Marriott Marquis Chicago, various rooms
*Advanced Registration Required 
8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Expo Hall / NCEA Central
McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
 9:00 - 10: 15 a.m. Professional Development Sessions McCormick Place - West, Level 1
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Professional Development Sessions McCormick Place - West, Level 1
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch available for purchase McCormick Place - West
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Special Event Lunches Marriott Marquis Chicago, various rooms 
*Ticket Purchase Required
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Coffee in the Expo Hall / Prize Announcements McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Professional Development Sessions   
McCormick Place - West, Level 1
3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Sessions McCormick Place - West, Level 1
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Expo Hall Reception McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
NCEA Social Media Hub Happy Hour             McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
*Ticket Purchase Required

 

NCEA Special Event Lunches

Wednesday, 12:00- 1:30 PM
Marriott Marquis Chicago

Various lunch events will be available on Wednesday that will offer opportunities for networking, learning and more.  Ticket purchase is required and tickets may be purchased during registration or added to your existing registration through the Registration Resource Center.  Lunches offered include;
     - Elementary School Leaders Keynote Luncheon
     - Secondary School Leaders Keynote Luncheon
     - Teacher Lunch and Learn 

Registration Resource Center

Thursday, April 25
Location
8:00 - 9: 15 a.m.
NCEA President's Breakfast Marriott Marquis Chicago,    By Invitation Only
8:30 a.m. - Noon
Registration and Badge Pickup
McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Expo Hall / NCEA Central McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.  Conversations in Leadership   Marriott Marquis Chicago,   By Invitation Only   
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Professional Development Sessions
McCormick Place - West, Level 1
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Professional Development Sessions
McCormick Place - West, Level 1
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch available for purchase
McCormick Place
1:00 p.m.
Prize Announcements in the Expo Hall
McCormick Place - West, Hall F1, Level 3
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies & Eucharistic Liturgy McCormick Place - West, Skyline Ballroom, Level 3

 

Professional Development Sessions
Professional Development Sessions
NCEA 2018 Final Program
(Adobe PDF File)