October 31, 2016 | Washington, DC

Date and Time

Monday, October 31, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Potomac Center Plaza
550 12th Street, SW
10th Floor Auditorium
Washington, DC 20202


Community of Practice

An Advancing Equity Community of Practice has been established to share experiences, best practices, events, and other relevant information related to advancing equity in education. Secondary, postsecondary, and adult education practitioners will collaborate virtually to promote increased access, opportunity, and success for all learners.

Join the Advancing Equity Group, where we will continue the conversations begun during the symposium.

You will need a LINCS Community Account in order to join the group.

To create a LINCS Community account, simply follow these steps:

  1. Click the Log In / Register link in the top right corner of the screen on the LINCS Community website https://community.lincs.ed.gov. A Log In window will be displayed. Select Register for a new account.
  2. Supply the necessary information to create your new account (first name, last name, email address, password).
  3. Check your inbox for a confirmation email. Open the email and click on the provided link to verify your new account. If you cannot find the confirmation email in your inbox, be sure to check your spam folder. When you click the confirmation link, you'll be taken to a webpage stating Validation Successful with a login button below. Click the login button.
  4. Supply the email address and password you specified for your new account and click Continue.
  5. Once you are logged in, click LINCS Community. This will take you to the LINCS Community website.
  6. When the LINCS Community site loads, you'll be asked to choose a display name and accept the terms and conditions. Modify your display name if necessary, read the terms and conditions, check the terms and conditions box, and click Send. Be sure to join the Advancing Equity Group. Click on Groups, then Micro-groups. Or go to https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/advancing-equity and click Join.
  7. Your account will need to be approved by an administrator before you can access the community.

If you already have a LINCS account, sign in and find the Advancing Equity Group by clicking on Groups, then Micro-groups. Or go to https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/advancing-equity and click Join.