Hosted by Chicago Public Schools

More than a thousand magnet school teachers, principals, and administrators from across the country participate in MSA’s annual meeting. It features outstanding keynote speakers and sessions focusing on best practices in curriculum and instruction, technology integration, school leadership, and magnet school design.

MSA Chicago 2018

“On behalf of Chicago Public Schools, we would like to invite you to join us at the 36th Annual Magnet Schools of America National Conference in Chicago, IL from April 25th to 29th 2018.”

– LaTanya D. McDade, Chief Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools



April 25-29, 2018, CHICAGO

Magnet Schools of America

Magnet Schools of America sponsors a national awards program, organizes professional development events, and provides technical assistance. There are approximately 4,340 magnet and theme-based schools in the U.S. that attract new students, provide choice to families, and turn around low-performing schools.

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the nation serving over 371,000 students from preschool through 12th grades in 646 schools across the city. Our mission is to provide a high quality public education for every child, in every neighborhood, that prepares each for success in college, career and civic life. Chicago Public Schools – success starts here!

Explore Chicago

Explore the City of Neighborhoods. There’s something for everyone in Chicago. Ride the new Ferris wheel at Navy Pier. Explore the more than 77 neighborhoods in Chicago and taste cuisine from around the world. Enjoy an evening of jazz and blues. Walk along the Chicago River’s River Walk or shop the Magnificent Mile. Visit the 7th largest aquarium in the world, the Shedd Aquarium, or the Museum of Science and Industry, the largest science museum in the country. Chicago: experience our diversity.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Nikole Hannah-Jones

New York Times Magazine Staff Writer

2017 MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow | Winner of the National Magazine Award

NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow (one of only 24 people, globally) for her writing on modern day civil rights for The New York Times Magazine. Her widely read articles on segregated housing and schools, as well as her deeply personal reports on the black experience in America, expose how racial inequality is maintained through official policy. They also offer a compelling case for greater equity.




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Manager of Sponsorships and Exhibits
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See You in Chicago!