Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference

Connect. Build. Transform.

14th Annual Education Leadership Conference:

April 2nd - 3rd, 2020

Exploring the role of educational institutions and leaders in promoting economic empowerment, racial equity, and social mobility. Learn more.

thank you to all those who JOINED OR RETURNED TO THE COMMUNITY FOR #ELC2019. Check back soon for updates!


The Education Leadership Conference is a student-led conference at the Yale School of Management.



click the pictures below for more information about last year’s conference.



Experts on our panels will discuss topics ranging from Desegregation in Schools to Sex Ed in the #Metoo era, and have debates on Investing in Education and the Future of Affirmative Action in the US. We'll explore Tales of Turnaround and the Promise and Perils of Data Use... and more!

featured speakers

Featured speakers will address compelling topics in keynote speeches. We are excited to announce Dr. Andres Alonso, current Professor of Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Julia Keleher, Former Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Education, and Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO of Teach for America, as 2019 featured speakers.

Lynn Hall
Teacher action research prize

Calling all teachers! Share your data-driven classroom intervention practices.
Deadline: February 25th, 2019.

Ey-Parthenon Case competition

We are excited to partner with EY-Parthenon to present the premier education-focused case competition.
Deadline: February 17, 2019.

networking expo

Represent your organization and engage and connect with other change makers and education thought leaders at our networking expo.


Our Mission

The Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference challenges our community to think critically about the biggest questions facing education reform today.


April 2018

“There’s nothing wrong in education that can’t be fixed by what’s right in education… every problem is being solved somewhere in amazing ways.”

John B. King Jr. / Keynote Speaker 2018




Our Partners

Support the movement toward a better future for our schools and students. Promote your organization to a vibrant community of education leaders.

Thank you 2019 Sponsors!
Become a sponsor for #ELC2019


Get Involved


register to attend

Sign up to join the conversation with education leaders from across the country.

speak on a panel

Contact us if you are interested in contributing to a panel.

Make a Donation

Interested in becoming a partner? Learn more about our sponsorship benefits.


#ELC in Numbers


years hosting the ELC

Challenging leaders from across the education space to think critically about the biggest questions facing education reform today.



Panels and workshops

Engage in discussions and connect with leading thinkers and community members across a diverse range of topics and questions through panels, interactive sessions, workshops, and expos.



participants annually

Our attendees represent professionals from school districts, management organizations, non-profits, politicians, and private sector companies, graduate students, and community members.


Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors!