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ASCD Annual Conference Attendees Invited to Saturday Night Strikes: #ASCD15 Bowling Social

ALEXANDRIA, VA, Jan 29, 2015ASCD, a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading, announced today its Saturday Night Strikes: #ASCD15 Bowling Social, occurring during the 70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show on March 21, 2015, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Lucky Strike Houston. The event is sponsored by Follett.

“One benefit of attending the ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show is the chance to network with, and have a great time with, educators from across the globe,” said Judy Seltz, ASCD executive director. “The #ASCD15 Bowling Social will provide a recreational setting for attendees to relax, reflect on the day, and get to learn more about one another and each educator’s unique commitment to students.”

In today’s digital networking environment, the #ASCD15 Bowling Social gives attendees an opportunity to meet their peers face to face, including many they’ve already connected with online. The event is open to conference attendees, presenters as well as ASCD authors and other education experts. There will be several activities available at the event, including bowling, billiards, and a photo booth. Complimentary pizzas, sliders, wings, and cupcakes will also be provided. Attendees will be asked to show their 70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show badge upon arrival at the event. To register, visit

Attendees can also connect with ASCD and with each other throughout the conference by following @ASCD on Twitter, by following ASCD’s official Instagram account @officialascd, and by using the official social media hashtag for the conference, #ASCD15. For additional information on ASCD’s social networking opportunities, join ASCD on ASCD EDge®FacebookPinterestYouTubeGoogle+, and LinkedIn.

The 70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show will feature more than 350 professional development sessions unrivaled in variety and quality and more than 300 exhibiting companies displaying the latest education trends and technologies. To register for the conference or any of the Pre-Conference Institutes, visit To learn more ways to connect with ASCD and the benefits of becoming a member, visit

Contact Information

Katie Test, communications director, 1-703-575-5608 or by e-mail
Alexandra Fenwick, associate communications specialist, 1-703-575-5482 or by e-mail.


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