The 12th Annual Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference


About Sources

This Year’s Theme

2017 Presenters


This Year’s Theme

The 12th Annual Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference is here! We are beyond excited to announce this year’s theme is

“Catalyzing Truth in Action in Urban Education: Think, Question, Discover”


2017 Presenters

Coming soon!


About Sources

What is Sources?

The 12th Annual Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-29 at Georgia State University’s College of Law (85 Park Place N.E., Atlanta), will bring together educators, graduate students, activists, policy makers, artists, business and industry members, and community workers for a series of panels, presentations and discussions on the conference’s theme, “Truth Through Action in Urban Education: Think, Question, Discover” This conference is hosted by the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State University.

We look forward to seeing you on October 28-29, 2017!

When is Sources?
The conference will be held October 28-29, 2017 at the Georgia State University College of Law
What is the cost to attend?

In an effort to have an inter-generational space, the conference is open to all members of Dr. Alonzo A. Crim's  Community of Believers!

Non-Student Attendees 

The cost of the conference is $45.

Student Attendees 

Students currently enrolled in an accredited institution pursuing a degree may register for the conference. The cost is $20.

This price includes:

  • Entrance to the Conference

  • Breakfast and Lunch

  • Cocktail hour (First Come, First Served)

  • Workshops and much more! 

How do I register?
Check back here soon for registration details!
What is happening before the conference?

The Sources of Urban Educational Excellence invites you to join us for a week of pre-conference events created to provide a space to mingle, collaborate and connect in preparation for the conference commencing on October 23, 2017. Keep checking this page for updates!

Parking and Directions

On Saturday: FREE parking is available in the G Deck on Georgia State University’s campus. !! The COLLINS STREET ENTRANCE IS THE ONLY ONE OPEN on SATURDAY AND SUNDAY!! (121 Collins St., Atlanta, Georgia, 30303). This parking deck is open from 7:00 am – 9:30 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am – 9:30 pm on Sunday.

Once you park in the G Deck, you will walk 2 blocks over to Park Place.

On Sunday: $7.00 parking is located in T Deck on Georgia State University’s campus. The entrance to T-Deck is located on 43 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303. The G Deck on Georgia State University’s campus parking deck is open from 11:00 am – 9:30 pm on Sunday.

Who can I contact?
Please direct all conference inquiries to Dana E. Salter. She can be contacted at dsalter@gsu.edu or (404) 413-8072
PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 23