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2024 Rural Summit date announced

April 16, 2024

Abingdon, VA (April 16, 2024) - The 2024 Rural Summit is scheduled for October 24, 2024, and will feature Virginia Secretary of Education, Aimee Guidera. This year’s event will explore how educational opportunity creates economic opportunity for children, families, businesses, and the community.

Event Details

  • 2024 Rural Summit
  • Thursday, October 24, 2024
  • Abingdon, Virginia

The Annual Rural Summit provides professional development, policy insights, best practices, and networking opportunities for leaders and practitioners. Every year, a nationally known keynote speaker heads the event, which includes 20-30 educational workshops.

The Rural Summit convenes leaders and practitioners from across the Commonwealth and North East Tennessee with the goal of bringing high-quality, sought-after professional development informed by state policy. In partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s State Office of Rural Health, the Rural Summit convenes leaders from similar communities who face disproportionate impacts on systems that serve children and families. The event builds a common agenda and aligns partners to address issues common in rural communities.

Tickets will go on sale in August. To stay up-to-date on when tickets go on sale and additional agenda details, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn at @EOnonprofit

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