Program Information

Schedule of Events *coming soon*

Lunch Menu 

No outside food is allowed in the Charlotte Convention Center.

To pre-order lunch vouchers for Education Day and eliminate students dealing with money exchange, please contact Mr. James Treadwell at  Vouchers must be ordered no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017.


Thank you for your interest in the 2017 CIAA Education Day.  Unfortunately, we have reached capacity and are no longer accepting groups on our waiting list.  We deeply apologize that we cannot accommodate everyone, but we must operate within the capacity limits of the Charlotte Convention Center.  

If you are interested in joining our mailing list to receive notification when registration opens for the 2018 CIAA Education Day, please click here.  For questions, please email


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

We are extremely fortunate to have NASA as our program sponsor.  We encourage you to visit their website for innovative ways to incorporate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into your classroom.  For more information, click here.


Food Lion Outstanding Middle School Educator Award

The Food Lion Outstanding Middle School Educator Award celebrates middle school professionals whose leadership and dedication inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities. Awards will be presented to deserving teachers at the conclusion of this year's program. You may nominate yourself or another deserving teacher from your school. For complete contest requirements, rules, selection criteria, and application, click here.

Submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017 to Mr. Michael Rainey at  


We are happy to announce that each registered chaperone and student will receive a complimentary ticket. Tickets are good for the 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 6:40, or 8:50 p.m. games (the first three are women's games, and the last two are men's games) on Wednesday, February 22nd.  Please be reminded that these games will be played in the Bojangle’s Coliseum this year (and not the Spectrum Center, formerly Time Warner Arena), located at 2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28205.



For questions regarding registration or program activities, please contact us at


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