A Little Star Power. A Lot of Brain Power.
Actor, Educator, Podcaster, Award-Winner
LeVar Burton is an actor, director, educator, and cofounder of the award-winning Skybrary App; former host and executive producer of PBS's “Reading Rainbow;” and a lifelong children's literacy advocate. He hosts his own podcast, "LeVar Burton Reads," sharing the best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. LeVar also has a new YouTube series, "This Is My Story," which highlights racism in America.
Curriculum-Builder, Nonprofit-Founder, Author
As founder and CEO of the nonprofit Khan Academy, Sal Khan seeks to remove the barriers to education that leave over 600 million children lacking basic math and reading skills. His free, world-class curriculum—available to anyone, anywhere—has made a massive impact, with the academy’s videos reaching over a billion views.
“I always come away from the sessions with some really good ideas and thoughts about how things we’re using one way may be used differently. I meet people who inspire me to think about things in a new way.”
—Dr. Eric Werth, Professional Development Manager, University of Pikeville
“I just love the vibe. You immediately have something to talk about. [...] It's so warm, it's just a family to me.”
—Anna Stirling, Director of Distance Education Support Services, Mt. San Jacinto College
“I’m super impressed with the Canvas family. The employees, their energy, and their commitment to the product. To get to work with folks who are really familiar with the specifics of online teaching and learning and the pedagogy behind it. Powerful, really powerful.”
—Josh Silver, Instructor, Las Cruces Public Schools
Meet More Canvas People Than Ever!
Without the logistics of travel and institutional budgets to worry about, more Canvas users, Canvas employees, and Canvas partners will be able to attend. That means more expertise, more international exposure, more use cases, more friends.
Awesome Keynotes & Sessions
The keynotes we've lined up will knock your stay-at-home socks off. And since we're concentrating all of our events into one jam-packed day, we're featuring only the very best breakout sessions. Content will be tailored to your region. You'll learn to do cool, new things in the classroom and amplify your teaching power with Canvas.
See More Sides of Online Learning
Given the challenges that 2020 has presented educators around the globe, a day of virtual PD will give us all some valuable, first-hand perspective on the unique obstacles and opportunities that come with online learning. What better way to improve your online teaching?
Awards & Programs
Educator of the Year Awards
The Canvas Educator of the Year Awards recognize exceptional educators in the United States who are shaping the next generation of students and positively impacting their lives. These are educators who are passionate about student success and care deeply about lifelong learning. Know one (or a few)? Submit a nomination today!
Student Scholarship Program
Our 2020 scholarship contest invites students to submit a creative 30-60-second video that shares an important lesson learned, and how Canvas has been supportive along the way. Teachers can also submit a video about an inspiring student who deserves a scholarship. Get the details and spread the word! (Only applicable to the United States).
Let’s Partner Up!
Our rockstar partners help make Canvas the helpful and harmonious learning management platform that educators and learners love.