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Thursday, November 21st
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Registration
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Programming
Friday, November 22nd 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration
8:30 am - 6:00 pm Programming
Saturday, November 23rd9:00 am -12:00 pm Registration
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Programming

Deadline to register: Friday, October 11, 2024 

**Please be aware that the convening may sell out before the October 11th deadline.

Registration Information

Early Bird Registration (April 1-May 4) -$399

General Registration (May 4- October 11)-$449


We have reserved rooms at reduced rates of $219 plus tax per night for conference participants at The Loews Philadelphia. Use the booking link below to secure your overnight stay. The hotel cutoff date is October 31st, so please be sure to make your hotel reservations as soon as possible! 

Loews Hotel Booking Link 

1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 627-1200 

Please be aware that although the hotel cutoff date is October 31st, the room block might sell out before that time.


All attendees are responsible for booking their own travel to and from Philadelphia.

The nearest Amtrak station is:

William H. Gray III 30th Street Station
2955 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The nearest airport is:

Philadelphia International Airport
8000 Essington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19153

You can find information for city transit here: 

Event Information and COVID-19 Policy

By participating in Center for Black Educator Development’s Black Men Educator Convening, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur.

By attending the event, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by Center for Black Educator Development and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos, and/or videos may be used to promote similar Center for Black Educator Development events in the future, highlight the event, and exhibit the capabilities of Center for Black Educator Development. You release Center for Black Educator Development, its employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographers, computer images, video and/or sound recordings.

By attending the event, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment of royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by Center for Black Educator Development or the person or entity designated to do so by Center for Black Educator Development.

1. Cancellations received prior to August 31, 2024, CBED will refund 100% of your registration fees.
2. Cancellations received prior to October 7, 2024, CBED will refund 50% of your registration fees.
3. ALL cancellations on or after October 8, 2024 will not receive a refund.

In the event the Black Men Educators Convening is canceled, Center for Black Educator Development will issue a full refund of registration fees.
Registration transfers will be allowed up until October 25th, 2024. After this date we will no longer be able to honor registration transfers,


General Convening Inquiries: Please contact [email protected] 

Accommodations: Please contact Karen Scott at [email protected]


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