ROCK CONFERENCE 2016



The Inaugural 2016 & 2017 ROCK Conference both were an amazing success. Educators from around the country and Canada came together and were Encouraged, Inspired, and EmpoWEred! We truly appreciate your attendance and support. The ROCK conference allows Black Educators Rock, Inc. to actively assist educators by providing cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (attitude) support to those dedicated to professional education.  Check out what educators are saying about the ROCK Conference.

2018 Session Topics

ROCK CONFERENCE 2017



  • "Methods for Recruitment and Retention of African-American Teachers: An African-Centered Approach"
  • Rigor, Relevance, and At-Risk Scholars
  • "M.C." Means Move the Class: The Elements of Urban Education
  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall-Let's Build our Kids Up Before they Fall!
  • Escape the Lab - A Simulated STEM Escape Room Investigation
  • Shifting' the Strongholds through Empowerment & Advocacy: Maintain & Sustain
  • Flipping Your Classroom...Like a Boss!
  • Making Sure the "C' is in Your Personal Learning Communities
  • Preparing for a Year of Coaching
  • Lead with Civility: Manage Conflicts to Avoid Confrontations & Collisions
  • TEACHING (WITH FLAIR) IN CHALLENGING COMMUNITIES
  • Building S.T.E.M. Scholars in the Neighborhood 
  • Race & Equity (Leading Inclusive Schools)
  • Discussion about how to use google to enhance teaching in the classroom. 
  • Arts Integration for the 21st Century Student
  • Super hero, teacher, or both?
  • If Instruction Isn't Engaging, I Quit
  • Motivate and Inspire Your Students to Success - Even the Difficult Ones
  • R U Engaged? 25+ Fun & Engaging Strategies to Raise Student Achievement by Bringing -Standards to Life
  • 21st Century Classrooms: Innovative Tools to Enable New Ways of Learning
  • Erik Cork's Coast-to-Coast Classroom: Rebuilding the Writing Foundation
  • Educating Digital Natives: The Challenges of Educating a Connected Generation
  • Developing  a FACE for Urban Schools
  • Navigating the Pressure Cooker of Leading While Black
  • Conversation Techniques for Difficult Parents, Students, Teachers & Administrators
  • The Fit Educator: Staying Healthy for Life Beyond the Classroom