2024 Summer Conference

We have a great line-up of presenters for our Summer Conference!

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Our MNIB Summer Conference is back!

After a prolonged absence (mostly due to COVID) we are thrilled to announce the popular MNIB Summer Conference returns for 2024.

Our Focus: Equity in an IB Setting

Dates: August 13, 14, and 15, 2024

Times: Full days 9:00 - 3:00 (Lunch break at 11:30)

Half-day sessions AM 9:00 - 11:30 / PM 12:30 - 3:00

Location: Sanford Middle School (3524 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis)

What: 19 different workshops. A mixture of official IB training sessions and locally hosted MNIB workshops.

Registration: Click below to read full descriptions, meet the presenters and to register. Official IB training sessions are $390 per person and MNIB hosted workshops are free to MNIB members. All full-day sessions include lunch

Local MNIB Summer Conference Workshops

These workshops are led by experienced MNIB educators. Thanks to our collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) these workshops are provided for free to our members and include lunch for the all-day sessions. You can click on the MNIB icons for each day to read full descriptions, learn about the presenters, and to register.


5 options for official IB Training 

(see below)

Investigating Inquiry

Category 3 IB Education

Continuum (All Programmes)

Official IB Training

2 1/2 days from August 13 to August 15. 

Click on the icons to read the full descriptions and to register. Cost for these sessions is $390 including meals. These are taught by certified and experienced IB Educator Network (IBEN) leaders. These workshops are eligible for the MN MDE reimbursement program at $175 per registrant. Attendance at these workshops is also accepted as part of your school's training expectations for IB evaluation visits.

Principles of Equitable and Inclusive Education

Category 3 IB Education

Continuum (All Programmes)

Creating a Curriculum for Transdisciplinary Learning

PYP - Category 3

Learning and Teaching for Conceptual Understanding 

PYP - Category 2

Creating Authentic Units

MYP - Category 3