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Piedmont Educator Renewal Conference (PERC)

The Piedmont College Seventh Annual Educator Renewal Conference (PERC) is a forum for all levels of educators, including current and former students, invested in learning new strategies, expanding perspectives, gaining leadership skills, and engaging in scholarly fellowship with other educators and school leaders. 

You will leave with: 

  • Evidence-based research strategies to support instruction in 21st-century schools 
  • New ideas and new resources 
  • A broader professional educator network and opportunities to collaborate

We encourage all P-20 educators to join us and capture the spirit of renewal of their practices. 

The 7th Annual Piedmont Educator Renewal Conference (PERC)

Saturday, March 23, 2019
8 AM - 3:15 PM
Swanson Center for Performing Arts & Communications
Piedmont College Demorest Campus | 365 College Dr. Demorest, GA 

COST: General ($20), Piedmont Faculty/Staff (No Charge), Student ($5)
*Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks



DIGITAL BADGING is a new feature at this year's PERC! Attendees who participate in three (3) or more sessions are eligible for a micro badge. Presenters are eligible for a "presenter" micro badge as well. You can showcase your participation and share your PERC credential to LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and more!

Questions? Email Lynn Rambo


"All of the sessions I attended were informative and well put together. I enjoyed the activities and resources I can take back to my classroom!"


"Can't wait to return next year!!!"


"I had a fantastic time and learned a lot of new and interesting ways to teach concepts through hands-on activities."


"As a future teacher, I find this conference is extremely beneficial in learning new and creative ways to keep students engaged!"


"My first PERC! Love it! So much info that I will definitely use!"


"You've done it again, Piedmont! Amazing conference, great presenters and tons of information."



2013 - Living with the Common Core Standards

2014 - Imagination in the Classroom

2015 - Subverting the Dominant Paradigm: Creative Instruction in the Age of Accountability

2016 - Sparking Adventures in Teaching, Learning, and Leading

2017 - Awakening the Love of Teaching

2018 - Educating for a Changing World