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Children Are Citizens Conference


Dates and Location:

Sunday, October 6-Monday, October 7, 2019 from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Washington International School (Primary School campus; 1690 36th Street NW)

Registration Fee:

$350 for regular registration

$250 per person for schools/organizations sending three or more attendees

Registration will close at 5:00 PM on Friday, September 27, 2019.

If you are coming to the conference from out of town, you will be responsible for arranging your own accommodation. We suggest using sites such as,, or to find the best rates. The WIS Primary School is located in the Burleith/North Georgetown area of Washington, DC. Hotels nearby are the Kimpton Glover Park, the Georgetown Inn, and the Key Bridge Marriott in Rosslyn.

There is limited parking in the Primary School parking lot. We highly recommend that you use public transportation or a ride share/taxi service, or that you commute with a colleague.


Breakfast, lunch, and hot beverages will be provided on both days of the conference.

Registration for the conference will open soon - check back later!

Conference Schedule:

Sunday, October 6

8:00-9:00 AM: Registration

9:00-10:30 AM: Plenary Session 1

10:30-10:45 AM: Break

10:45 AM-12:30 PM: Action Group Session 1, including lunch

12:30-2:00 PM: Interactive Course 1

2:00-2:15 PM: Break

2:15-3:15 PM: Plenary Session 2

3:15-3:30 PM: Break

3:30-4:30 PM: Action Group Session 2

Monday, October 7

9:00-10:30 AM: Plenary Session 3

10:30-11:00 AM: Break

11:00 AM-12:30 PM: Interactive Course 2

12:30-1:15 PM: Special lunchtime conversations (lunch provided)

1:15-3:15 PM: Action Group Session 3

3:15-3:30 PM: Break

3:30-4:30 PM: Plenary Session 4 (closing)