2019 PD Forum - Seattle, WA

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Seattle, WA

October 17: 7:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
& October 18: 8:00 a.m. — Noon
Pacific Christian Academy
(Christian Faith School)
33645 20th Ave. S
Federal Way, WA 98003
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Keynote Speakers

Mitch Salerno

Linda Cowan

Linda Cowan taught elementary school for 23 years and currently works as an Induction Specialist in Northshore mentoring first and second year teachers, elementary through high school. In addition, Linda works for OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction) training mentors in Washington and teaches two ELA classes to preservice undergraduate and graduate students for the University of Washington. Linda presented at three ISC (International Schools of China) National Teachers Conferences in Beijing and was chosen to speak at Learning Forward's National Conference this coming December 2019.

Forum Schedule

Day One

7:30am - 5:00pm
7:30 a.m.   —   Registration
8:30 a.m.   —   Welcome/Opening
9:00 a.m.   —   Forum Overview
9:10 a.m.   —   Keynote Session #1
10:20 a.m. —   Breakout Session #1
12:35 p.m. —   Lunch
1:35 p.m.   —   Breakout Session #2
3:00 p.m.   —   Keynote Session #2
4:00 p.m.    —  Keynote Session #3

Day Two

8:15am - 12:00pm
8:15 a.m.    —  Opening Session
9:15 a.m.    —  Keynote Session #4
10:15 a.m.  —  Break
10:30 a.m.  —  Keynote Session #5
11:30 a.m.  —  Closing Remarks
12:00 p.m.  —  Event Ends

Attendee Resources

A detailed schedule, speaker resources, and more can be found in the ACSI Community closer to the start of the event.

ACSI Community Page


Courtyard By Marriott
31910 Gateway Center Blvd. South, Federal Way, WA 98003
Rates from $129 per night

Reserve your room by September 25 by calling 253-529-0200 or book online.

Hampton Inn & Suites
31720 Gateway Center Blvd. South, Federal Way, WA 98003
Rates from $149 per night
Reserve your room by September 16 by calling 253-946-7000.


Lunch is on your own at any nearby restaurant.



  • Standard$149
  • Walk-in$159


  • Standard (Register by Oct. 10)$189
  • Walk-in$199

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Earn CEUs

You will receive continuing education units for your participation in the Forum. CEU type (Educational/Bible) and amount will vary based on session selection.
Your registration also includes 12 months of ConNEXUS Premium, providing access to on-demand courses and additional CEUs throughout the year.