Register to [attend](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend) SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 by the **January 11 discount deadline and save over 25%** off the walkup rate. Early registrants also benefit from the best selection of [available hotels](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend/hotels) in Austin, Texas. <span class="caption right"><a href="http://www.sxswedu.com/attend/hotels"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/Courtyard%20Marriott%20Downtown.jpg" width="220" height="153" alt="" class="image-medium" /></a>*Photo courtesy of Courtyard<br /> Marriott Downtown*</span> SXSWedu provides a platform for the community to engage in meaningful collaboration and discussion surrounding developments in teaching and learning. Attendees represent not only education professionals–including teachers, administrators and university professors–but also business, industry and policy leaders who are all committed to creating a better tomorrow. ##The Latest at SXSWedu ###Hotels Still Available for March The SXSWedu Housing Desk has an expanded selection of [hotels available](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend/hotels) to SXSWedu registrants. Rooms are selling fast, so [book your stay](https://cart.sxsw.com/products/show?product_code=reg-edu) today to secure your preferred date and rate. ###Distinguished Speakers The National Teacher of the Year, [Rebecca Mieliwocki](http://www.sxswedu.com/news/announcing-rebecca-mieliwocki-2013-distinguished-speaker), was recently announced as the newest addition to the growing list of [Distinguished Speakers](http://www.sxswedu.com/schedule/distinguished-speakers) taking the stage at SXSWedu 2013. ###Workshops Loaded with relevant content and tools, workshops provide SXSWedu attendees a great way to gain interactive, hands-on experience. View the list of accepted workshops [here](http://www.sxswedu.com/workshops). <span class="caption left"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/IMG_1915.JPG" width="220" height="147" alt="" class="image-medium" />*Photo by Jessica MacCall*</span> ###Future Plans College & Career Fair [Future Plans College & Career Fair](http://www.sxswedu.com/future-plans) is a free and open to the public event for Central Texas high school students and their families at the Austin Convention Center the evening of Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Visit [sxswedu.com](http://www.sxswedu.com/) to learn more about SXSWedu and sign up to receive the [*SXSWedu Newsletter*](http://www.sxswedu.com/newsletter).