Summer Academy 2019

July 8-19 at the Hilton in the Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida

Registration Information

Letter to Convince Administrator
Click here to download a letter to convince your administrator to send you to Kagan's Summer Academy. The letter is in Word format so you can easily customize it to fit your needs.

The official hotel for Kagan's Summer Academy is the Hilton in the Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida. Please call 800.782.4414 for all questions regarding pricing, availability, and reservations. Mention Kagan Professional Development to receive a discounted room rate of $178 single/double, add $20 for triple. Participants are responsible for their own hotel accommodations. Make reservations early as rooms fill quickly! For Summer Academy participants there is a 50% discount for parking a the Hilton.

Cutoff to book hotel at discounted rate is June 14, 2019

Book Your Room

Administrators Free
Administrators Free!One FREE administrator with three paid participants. Two FREE administrators with five or more paid participants.

Participants must be from the same school or district and must be registered together at the same time. Free administrator registration exclusively for principals, vice principals, and approved district administrators.

To Register...
E-mail completed registration form and a copy of your business card to Call 800.266.7576 for details.

Click here to download registration form.

Special Discount Packages
Special Discount Packages offer terrific savings on products relating to each course. Save big with these optional packages! Special Discount Packages will be sent to the participants' home or school. Limit: One Discount Package per participant for each course. No returns or substitutions.

Car Rental
Avis Avis is offering Kagan Summer Academy attendees a special discounted rate on car rentals. Please use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number J995219 (valid after March 1, 2019) when reserving your car through Avis. Car rentals can be made by calling Avis at 800.331.1600 to receive the best possible car rental rates available, or online at

Food & Refreshments
Morning coffee and tea, as well as a box lunch, will be provided to all participants.

Workshop Times
Weeklong (5-Day) Institutes:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

All Other Workshops:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Daily

** To receive full attendance credit, we recommend that you book your departing flight at 7 PM or later on the last day of your workshop.

Confirmations and Cancellations
Kagan e-mails workshop confirmations. If you have not received an event confirmation at least two weeks prior to the event start date, please check the spam folder in your e-mail prior to contacting Kagan to confirm your registration. Cancellations must be submitted in writing at least 24 hours before the event start time, for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. If an event is cancelled, registrants will be reimbursed for registration fees only. We recommend you do not purchase airline tickets until you receive a confirmation and an "Admit One" ticket from Kagan.

Kagan's Biggest Product Display of the Year!


At the Summer Academy, Kagan Publishing puts on its biggest display of the year. Nowhere else will you get the opportunity to see such a large selection of Kagan books, SmartCards, software, manipulatives, posters, and teacher resources. Kagan's longtime best sellers, as well as brand new products, are all on display for you to browse, read, try out, and purchase. Selected items are offered at substantial discounts. Purchase orders are accepted so if you're considering purchasing for your school and district, bring your signed purchase orders!

Get Credit!
Register for elective credit at the Academy.
Credit is an additional fee:

  • 2-Day Workshops: 1 unit is offered for $100
  • 5-Day Institutes: 2 units are offered for $200.
  • 1-Day Workshops: No credit is offered.

Applications are only available at the Academy. Applications must be received at the Academy or immediately after to qualify.

Publicity Photo Release
By registering for a Kagan event, you have acknowledged and agreed that you may be photographed for Kagan's publicity purposes. If you do not wish your image to be used, please contact Kagan at 800.266.7576.

Courses With Prerequisites

How to Apply
For courses with required prerequisites, you must submit a completed application with your registration form, indicating fulfillment of the prerequisite or equivalent.

Download Prerequisite Form

If your qualifications don't meet the requirements, you will be given the option of changing courses.