Four years later and going strong, we invite you to join us at our next annual Teaching and Learning Conference for P-16 educators. You and your colleagues are true leaders who are actively reshaping educational experiences for our P-16 students. We want to learn with and from you. We know you are doing the challenging, complicated, yet gratifying work of educating the leaders of tomorrow.


Conference Information for Saturday

Registration opens at 8:00 AM. Because we anticipate 300+ attendees, please plan to arrive by 8:15 to avoid crowds. The welcome begins at 9:00 AM. The same welcome, held concurrently, will occur in two rooms, 106 and 109. Conference Session A begins at 9:30 AM.

Breakfast & Lunch provided to attendees 

A continental breakfast and boxed lunch will be provided. Enjoy your lunch in the courtyard, catered by Brothers Signature Catering. Lunches include a sandwich, chips, piece of fruit, and cookie. Beverages are water, lemonade and coffee. (Note: Gluten free and vegetarian options are available for people with dietary restrictions/preferences.)


If you have registered for the conference but have not yet paid, please be sure to bring a check for $30, payable to UC REGENTS. For attendees who have not pre-registered, please bring a check for $35 also payable to UC REGENTS. We are not accepting cash at the event.

Map with directions to Gilman Parking Structure 

The conference is located in Education Studies’ Pepper Canyon Hall, a four-story building (noted on map as a school house icon) across from the Gilman Parking  Structure (the P icon). To reach Pepper Canyon Hall, turn north from La Jolla Village Drive to Villa La Jolla Drive onto campus. The Gilman Parking Structure is at the end of Villa La Jolla Drive.

Parking is FREE on the weekend. Follow the conference signs onto campus and to the Gilman Parking Structure. Attendees can park in any visitor, red or green space. The only spaces you cannot use are VP (visitor parking) spaces restricted to 10 minutes, and  those marked RESERVED. From the Gilman Parking Structure, follow the signs to Pepper Canyon Hall (next door). Registration will be on the first floor.

Pepper Canyon Hall

Click links for interactive maps to Pepper Canyon Hall and Gilman  Parking Structure.

Any questions before Saturday? Contact us at

Any questions on Saturday? Contact us Susan Yonezawa at, Carolyn Hofstetter at or Susan Millen at

Discover the latest classroom innovations to improve your teaching. Join hundreds of P-16 teachers and educators at this year’s UC San Diego Teaching and Learning Conference.

Explore exciting teacher-to-teacher learning opportunities showcasing the latest breakthroughs in classroom instruction. Learn new instructional methods for teaching Common Core State Standards and implementing the Next Generation Science Standards.

Experience hands-on, interactive learning opportunities for all disciplines and grade levels that attend to needs of all students.

Network with colleagues at a light continental breakfast and lunch available to conference registrants at no additional charge.

Choose from a wide range of topics at the daylong event. Sessions feature learning approaches for grades PK-16 in science, history, math, English language arts, STEM/STEAM, engineering, computer science, special education, bilingual and ASL education, technology use in the classroom.

Featured session leaders are educators from area school districts.

Participants include area educators throughout San Diego and UC San Diego affilates.

Register now for Early Bird pricing. Space is limited! 

Arrive early to ensure adequate time to park and pick up your registration materials in Pepper Canyon Hall courtyard. Registration begins at 8:00 am.

Parking is free on Saturdays. Get directions: UC San Diego/Pepper Canyon Hall and the Gilman Parking Garage

ASL Interpreters available upon request. Register by February 24.

Read about last year's UC San Diego EDS / CREATE Teaching and Learning Conference.