2017 PD Forum Phoenix AZ

ACSI Professional Development Forum 2017

Phoenix, Arizona

November 2–3

Grace Christian Academy, 1200 E. Southern Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85282

Keynote Speaker

John Stonestreet

John Stonestreet knows how to engage today's students. A speaker, author, and radio host, John will deliver insights on education and contemporary culture that will challenge you to rethink your teaching.

Phoenix Speakers

Dr. Dan Egeler—President, ACSI 

John Stonestreet

Steve Keyes




Critical Thinking through Science

Project Based Learning

Gifted Education

The Brain Behind the Operation of Learning

Refocusing Classroom Management

Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary Classroom

STEM Strategies

Early Education




Thursday, November 2

 7:15 a.m.–8:00 a.m.  Registration

  8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.  Plenary Session

 9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors

9:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m.  Breakout Session 1 

11:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors 

 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.   Breakout Session 2

 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.  Lunch

 1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.  Breakout Session 3

2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.  Visit with Exhibitors 

3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.  Closing Session 


Friday, November 3

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.   Prayer Breakfast for School Leaders

 7:45 a.m.–8:15 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors

 8:15 a.m.–9:30 a.m.  Breakout Session 4

 9:30 a.m.–10:15 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors

10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.  Closing Session 

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Attendee Resources

Official Accommodations

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham

2301 East Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85282


ACSI Group Rate: $71.10 (Single King or 2 Queens while available)

Residence Inn Tempe

5075 South Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282

800.331.3131 or 480.756.2122

ACSI Group Rates (Reserve by October 4):

 - Studio (3 occupancy): $109

 - Two-bedroom (5 occupancy): $199 

 *Reference ACSI Room Block Nov2017


Nearby Restaurants

Casa Reynoso
Byblos Restaurant
Manuel's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Pita Jungle—Tempe

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