• Educator Events

    As you look for new ways to teach your students, it's crucial that you stay up on your training, too. With that in mind, AST offers an Educators Conference designed specifically to address the ongoing needs of surgical technology instructors and program directors. This multi-day event gives attendees educators tips, tricks and tools to stay current in the educator profession as well as the opportunity to network with fellow educators. 

  • Save the Date!

    23rd AST Surgical Technology Educators Conference 

    February 6-8, 2020

    Wyndham San Antonio
    111 E Pecan St
    San Antonio, TX 78205

    Book your room!

    Cost for event: $275 for members; $480 for nonmembers.

    The AST Educators Conference is the premier event for surgical technology educators and program directors in the US. Attendees will learn and network with fellow educators about current and relevant topics affecting surgical technology classrooms, and the modern-day student. 

    More program details to come soon. Registration will open November 1. 

    Speak for AST

    Are you an educator and have a topic you'd like to share with your fellow instructors? Or know someone who would make a good presenter? To be considered, please complete the Speaker Application. For questions or inquiries, please contact us at