As proof that WordPress is a major player in education, a movement to create a conference specifically for ‘WordPress in the world of higher education’ has been gaining momentum this week.

Rachel Carden, a web designer and developer at The University of Alabama, is spearheading

The idea is still in infancy, as no location, date, or anything else is set – but for anyone interested, be sure to learn more and complete the contact form here.

There are already several annual conferences around the web in higher education – including HighEdWeb which we will be at in October. But this is the first WordPress specific conference that we know of, and we love the idea!

About Ronnie Burt

Manages the Edublogs, CampusPress, and WPMU DEV Hosting services. Former secondary math teacher and wannabe musician. Follow @ronnieburt on twitter!