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ESP Conference

The NEA ESP National Conference is the premier professional development opportunity for education support professionals across the nation.

The purpose of the NEA ESP National conference to grow and strengthen the professional excellence of ESP members working in Pre-K to Higher-Ed through Association-convened, educator-led, and student-centered learning experiences. With multiple interactive workshops to choose from over the course of three days, participants enhance their knowledge and skills to advocate for students and educators, champion racial and social justice, build community relationships, strengthen and grow membership, and sustain stronger local associations, helping members excel in their careers and positively impact student success.  

2024 ESP National Conference

March 22-24, 2024
Las Vegas, NV


Caesars Palace
3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
(866) 227-5938

The conference hotel rate will be $235 (resort fee included) plus tax per night. The link to access the conference hotel rate will be posted in the coming months. Reservations will be based on first come first served until capacity is reached.

Note: If you are attending the conference as an NEA headquarters-funded attendee, you will not need to reserve your own hotel room. Your room will be reserved under the NEA direct bill rooming block. Any reservation made by an NEA headquarters-funded attendee outside of the direct bill rooming block will be at the expense of the attendee.  


Conference registration is tentatively scheduled to open in mid-January 2024. Registration fees will be confirmed in the coming months and updated on this webpage.

Request for Presenters 

We're seeking dynamic workshop proposals for our 2024 ESP National Conference. If you are interested in presenting a workshop at the conference, be sure to fill out the Request for Presenters (RFP) form for consideration. The RFP period is now open until the end of the day on Wednesday, October 18, 2023.  

Fill out the RFP form

Keynote Speaker 

Interested in participating as a keynote speaker for the 2024 NEA ESP National Conference?

Fill out the interest form

Note: Submission of this form does not guarantee selection but does guarantee a review of your interest.

Hotel Onsite Parking

  • Self-Parking (in & out privileges)


    • General Public Parking (Based on 24 hr)


      • Monday-Thursday $18
      • Friday-Sunday $23  
      • Over 24hrs $18/$23 (according to day) or fraction of day
    • Hotel Lodgers
      • Flat rate $18 per night
    • Caesars Palace Reward
      • Platinum/Diamond/Seven Stars


        • Free Parking
    • Locals
      • First 3 hours free with valid NV D.L.
    • Hourly Rate
      • Monday-Thursday


        • 1 Hour: Free
        • 1-3 Hours $15
        • 3-24 Hours $18
      • Friday-Sunday
        • 1 Hour: Free
        • 1-3 Hours $23
        • 3-24 Hours $23

Local Transit Options

Las Vegas offers various transit options for conference attendees to travel from the Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport to Caesars Palace. Caesars Palace does not offer an airport shuttle.

Below are the approximate costs for the most popular options:

Airport Shuttle                            $15 one way (discounted round trip options available)

Taxi                                            $22-$27 one way

Rideshare (Uber, Lyft, etc.)         $10-$15 one way

Future Conference Dates

Planning to attend future NEA National ESP Conferences? Below is a list of our annual conference dates, locations to be updated as available.

  • March 21-23, 2025
    Location TBD
  • March 27-29, 2026
    Location TBD
  • March 19-21, 2027
    Location TBD
  • March 24-26, 2028
    Location TBD


Contact us at [email protected]

I love this conference and the spirit it brings as well as the unity that comes with being in a room filled with education support professionals.
Quote by: Elizabeth Ward-Robertson, WA
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