Below are ways to receive discounted or free registration to the conference. Please read the descriptions carefully as specific requirements may apply.

Biogen Scholar

Through the 2017 Biogen Scholars program, the Biogen Foundation is providing free registration to Bridging the Gap 2017 to 50 teachers and administrators who work at North Carolina Title 1 schools or at schools located in Tier 1 North Carolina counties. Tier 1 counties have been deemed North Carolina’s most economically distressed counties by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. Click here to determine whether your school’s county is classified as Tier 1.

In addition to free registration, each Biogen Scholar teacher who attends is eligible to receive substitute teacher reimbursement (up to $80 per day). All Biogen Scholars are eligible to receive $100 toward travel reimbursement.

A $50 refundable deposit is required to complete Biogen Scholar registration.

Buy 3 Get 1 Free

For every three full-priced registrations purchased as part of a single order, you receive an additional registration for free. If your order is eligible, we will email you with instructions on how to redeem your free registration(s). Presenter discounted registrations are not eligible.

Become a Presenter

Submit an application to present a conference session. The application deadline is June 15. If approved, up to three presenters for each approved presentation will receive a 40% registration discount. (This is in addition to any “early bird” rates that may be in effect for all conference registrants.) A special code to receive this discount will be included in each presenter acceptance email.

Please note that the additional 40% discount is limited to individuals listed on the presentation application.

Student presenters are not eligible for this discount.