$120 – $500

2019 Innovative Learning Conference

Event Information



The Nueva School

Lower & Middle School Campus, 6565 Skyline Blvd, Hillsborough

Upper School Campus, 131 E 28th Ave

San Mateo, CA 94403

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Event description
The biennial Innovative Learning Conference provides meaningful resources and inspiring direction for educators and researchers everywhere.

  • Edward R. Amend

    Edward R. Amend

    The Amend Group Clinical Psychologist
  • Tony Anscombe

    Tony Anscombe

    ESET Global Security Evangelist
  • Jeremy Bailenson

    Jeremy Bailenson

    Stanford University Professor of Communication; Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab
  • Lizzy Hull Barnes

    Lizzy Hull Barnes

    San Francisco Unified School District Math Supervisor
  • Joel Baum

    Joel Baum

    Gender Spectrum Senior Director of Professional Development
  • Akil Bello

    Akil Bello

    Bell Curves Co-Founder & Former CEO
  • Melissa Beressi

    Melissa Beressi

    Add a Little Happiness; Take a Mindful Moment Educator
  • Warren Berger

    Warren Berger

    Author, Innovation Expert, and Questionologist
  • Marie Bigham

    Marie Bigham

    ACCEPT: Admissions Community Cultivating Equity & Peace Today Founder and Co-Leader
  • Martin Boroson

    Martin Boroson

    The One Moment Company Founder
  • Peter Bowers

    Peter Bowers

    WordWorks Literacy Centre Founder
  • Gavin Bradley

    Gavin Bradley

    The Nueva School Director of College Counseling
  • Thomas E. Brown

    Thomas E. Brown

    Keck School of Medicine of USC Director of Brown Clinic for Attention & Related Disorders, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Zachary Brown

    Zachary Brown

    Inian Islands Institute Founding Director
  • Linda Burch

    Linda Burch

    Common Sense Media Co-Founder and Chief Education and Strategy Officer
  • Erik Burmeister

    Erik Burmeister

    Menlo Park City School District Superintendent
  • Carissa Carter

    Carissa Carter

    Stanford d.school Director of Teaching Learning
  • Gina Cherkowski

    Gina Cherkowski

    STEM Learning Lab Chief Educator Officer
  • Tara Chklovski

    Tara Chklovski

    Iridescent Founder & CEO
  • Suzanne Crandall

    Suzanne Crandall

    Community Advocate
  • Dante D. Dixson

    Dante D. Dixson

    Michigan State University Assistant Professor of School and Educational Psychology
  • Greg Duncan

    Greg Duncan

    University of California Irvine, School of Education Professor
  • Diane Ehrensaft

    Diane Ehrensaft

    University of California San Francisco Director of Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Gender Center
  • Curt Ellis

    Curt Ellis

    FoodCorps, Inc. Founder & CEO
  • David Foster

    David Foster

    Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative Executive Director
  • Shelley Friedkin

    Shelley Friedkin

    Mills College Senior Research Associate
  • Lisa V. Gale

    Lisa V. Gale

    StoryCorps Chief Program Officer
  • Dan Garcia

    Dan Garcia

    University of California Berkeley Teaching Professor
  • Christopher Gardner

    Christopher Gardner

    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University Rehnborg Farquhar Professor of Medicine
  • Adam Gazzaley

    Adam Gazzaley

    University of California San Francisco Founder & Executive Director, Neuroscape; Professor, Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry
  • Saba Ghole

    Saba Ghole

    Nuvu Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer
  • Philippe Goldin

    Philippe Goldin

    University of California Davis Professor
  • Cindy Goldrich

    Cindy Goldrich

    PTS Coaching: ADHD Education and Support ADHD/Executive Function Coach
  • Megan Gray

    Megan Gray

    One Love West Coast Engagement Manager
  • Edward (Ned) Hallowell

    Edward (Ned) Hallowell

    Child and Adult Psychiatrist, Learning Differences Expert, Founder of The Hallowell Centers
  • Mark Hatch

    Mark Hatch

    Colorado College Vice President for Enrollment / Office of Admission & Financial Aid
  • Roxanne S. Higgins

    Roxanne S. Higgins

    Independent School Management President and Senior Consultant
  • Fumiko Hoeft

    Fumiko Hoeft

    University of Connecticut; University of California San Francisco Professor & Director
  • Jonathan Howland

    Jonathan Howland

    The Urban School of San Francisco Dean of Students
  • Matt James

    Matt James

    GMMB Senior Counselor
  • Elizabeth Jones

    Elizabeth Jones

    Institute for Educational Advancement President
  • Scott Barry Kaufman

    Scott Barry Kaufman

    Psychologist, Professor, Writer, and Podcaster
  • Vivien Keil

    Vivien Keil

    Children’s Health Council Clinical Director
  • Barbara A. Kerr

    Barbara A. Kerr

    University of Kansas Williamson Distinguished Professor of Counseling Psychology
  • Chip Kimball

    Chip Kimball

    Singapore American School Past Superintendent
  • William S. Koski

    William S. Koski

    Stanford Law School Professor of Law
  • David Levy

    David Levy

    University of Washington Information School Professor
  • Catherine Lewis

    Catherine Lewis

    Mills College Senior Research Scientist
  • Fei-Fei Li

    Fei-Fei Li

    Stanford University Co-Director, Human-Centered AI Institute and Vision and Learning Lab
  • Susanna Loeb

    Susanna Loeb

    Brown University Director of Annenberg Institute, Professor of Education and International and Public Affairs

About this Event

Nueva hosted its first Innovative Learning Conference (ILC) in 2007 to gather thought leaders from around the country and share insights and research from innovative institutions with the broader educational community. Since then, the ILC has grown to feature more than 75 speakers and attract more than 1,200 attendees from around the globe.

Learn more about our educator grants, and access the application here.

Location information:

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, our conference is held at Hillcrest Elementary School in San Francisco.’

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, our conference is held on both campuses based upon grade level:

  • PreK - 8th educators at our Hillsborough campus at 6565 Skyline Boulevard, Hillsborough, CA, 94010.
  • 9th - 12th educators at our San Mateo campus at 131 E 28th Avenue, San Mateo, CA, 94403.

On Friday, October 18, 2019, our conference is held at our San Mateo campus at 131 E 28th Avenue, San Mateo, CA, 94403

Refund information:

  • Registrations cancelled by 9/17/2019 will be refunded in the full amount.
  • Registrations cancelled between 9/18/2019 and 10/10/2019 will be refunded for the full amount minus $50 (processing fees).
  • Registrations cancelled after 10/10/2019 will not be refunded.

Learn more at www.innovativelearningconference.com

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Lower & Middle School Campus, 6565 Skyline Blvd, Hillsborough

Upper School Campus, 131 E 28th Ave

San Mateo, CA 94403

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