A PLTW Master Teacher Conference

September 21 - 23, 2023 | Dallas, Texas

Registration is now closed. If you are hoping to attend MasterMinds, please contact the PLTW Events Team at for options.




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A Strong Community is Important to Teacher Success

We’re excited to bring together Master Teachers from across the country for an exclusive event designed intentionally to celebrate achievements, engage in professional development and networking opportunities that encourage innovation and feedback. All current Master Teachers are invited to attend MasterMinds. 

During this event you will: 

Network with Fellow Master Teachers and PLTW Partners

We’re intentional about fostering supportive, enduring relationships and you’ll have numerous opportunities to collaborate with Master Teachers and PLTW during breakout sessions and networking functions. 

Attend Sessions Created Just for You

We focus on quality teacher training so that you can support students and enable them with the skills needed to thrive in their future careers. At MasterMinds: A PLTW Master Teacher Conference you’ll be able to attend breakout sessions designed just for you.

Share Your Ideas and Feedback

At MasterMinds: A PLTW Master Teacher Conference you will have opportunities to connect and innovate on ideas as well as share your feedback.

Discover your MasterMinds Sessions!

Explore our catalog of sessions to find your best fit for your MasterMinds experience!


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    Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023 (Event starts at 1 p.m. CT) 

    • General Session

    • Breakout sessions

    • Networking dinner

    • Meals include an afternoon snack and dinner.

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    Friday, Sept. 22, 2023 

    • General session 

    • Breakout sessions 

    • Meals include breakfast, a morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack. 

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    Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023 (Event ends at 2 p.m. CT)

    • General session 

    • Breakout sessions

    • Meals include breakfast, a morning snack, and lunch. 

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The Dallas skyline and the reflecting pool at City Hall at night, in Dallas, Texas.

Travel and Reimbursement Guidelines

We’re excited to host you in Dallas this September and have created guidelines to help you register, book travel, and understand all health and safety guidelines. 

Our Health and Safety Guidelines include:

• MasterMinds: A PLTW Master Teacher Conference registrants must follow all federal, state, and local guidelines in place at the time of the event as well as any requirements and/or protocols issued by registrant's employer.  

• Unless it is required by local law or order, fully vaccinated registrants are no longer required to wear face coverings or social distance in indoor or outdoor areas of the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The hotel may ask that all unvaccinated registrants wear face coverings and practice social distancing when they are in public spaces inside the hotel. 

• MasterMinds: A PLTW Master Teacher Conference registrants must follow all event guidelines. Current guidelines can be found on the event website and are subject to change. 

Review the Travel and Reimbursement Guidelines for Master Teachers

Review the full Travel and Reimbursement Guidelines for Partners and Guests

If you have questions or concerns, the PLTW Solution Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 877.335.7589 or