Thanks for a great year!
The summit is over.

The Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit is a FREE online conference for teachers. It brings together some of the brightest minds in education to discuss technology, pedagogy and more.

The 2022 summit is over. Thanks to everyone who participated.

Each year, we empower and inspire you with new video presentations as well as access to 90+ presentations from previous summits. 

The next summit will be from December 11, 2023, to January 5, 2024.

You can get FREE certificates for professional development credits and even personalized PD graduate credit (click here to learn how).

Did we mention it's all FREE? Register below so you don't miss a thing in the next summit!

Trouble registering? Email and we'll help.

Becky Young


I love professional development but this PD is on another level. 

Last year I learned so much & was so excited to try new things after each video!
Did I mention the Ditch Summit is FREE, FREE, FREE???
Sign up and be ready to be blown away!

“I always enjoy Ditch Summit. It is a great way to connect with others and their ideas. It is refreshing and convenient. I love having access to other educators and their ideas through the web and it is great to be able to access wherever you are and whenever you want. A great reflection of how powerful choice can be...even in PD delivery.”

Darryl Meghan Goetz

MTSS Coordinator  / Bear Grass Charter School 

What to expect

Just like a teacher conference.
Wherever and whenever you want.
(Pajamas and couch optional.)

The Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit offers you nine great speakers -- one new video interview released per day.

All videos -- more than 70 -- will be available in December and early January. Like any other conference, when it's over, it's over and the videos will disappear.


Get your ticket.

Sign up above. Your ticket will get you emails the morning of every new speaker with a link to go watch.


Watch the videos.

Speaker videos last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. They're practical and inspirational, from hand-picked education leaders.


Download the notes.

Each video is accompanied by a PDF notes page summarizing the message. Download the notes, share, and keep them as long as you want.


Get PD credits.

When you've completed a presentation, generate a certificate of completion you can submit to your school/district for credit.

Who has presented at Ditch Summit?

James Clear
Bestselling Author, Atomic Habits

Austin Kleon
Bestselling Author, Steal Like an Artist

Brad Montague
Co-Creator, Kid President

Kim Bearden
Co-Founder, Ron Clark Academy

Pooja K. Agarwal
Cognitive Scientist, Author, Powerful Teaching

Dave Burgess
Bestselling Author, Teach Like a Pirate

Alice Keeler
Teacher, Author, "Queen of Spreadsheets"

Sarah Thomas, PhD
Founder & CEO, EduMatch

Watch their sessions any time the summit is open!

Catherine Day

Pennsylvania, USA

You DO NOT want to miss this year's Ditch Summit hosted by
Matt Miller. You gain valuable knowledge from top innovators AND receive tips you can implement immediately!!

It's FREE PD that will change the way you teach!!!

Omar Lopez

Edinburg, TX

 ? There’ll be tons of networking
And screens will be glowing ?
When Ditch Summit is near
It’s is the most wonderful part ? of the year! ?

What's the digital summit like?
Relive the past summits in sketches!

See Jen Giffen's sketches of ALL of the #DitchSummit sessions here.

Get graduate credit for Ditch Summit!

Follow the steps below to get started (click on the image for a full size. Visit to register.

Don't miss it ... Get signed up!

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A free, online virtual conference for educators by educators. Hosted by Ditch That Textbook.


80+ session available in December every year. 


Follow along and participate in the fun on Twitter using the #DitchSummit hashtag.

PD in your PJs

Watch the videos wherever and whenever you'd like while the summit is open.