MAGNET-RELATED Conferences

To help you stay up-to-date on education events around the country, the MSAP Center offers this list of conferences. To learn more, click on the link at the end of a description to go to the sponsoring organization’s website.

Women in School Leadership Forum

Organization: The School Superintendents Association
Date: September 27–29, 2017
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Description: Women are underrepresented in all areas of school leadership. The Women in School Leadership Forum is the premier networking and educational experience designed to engage, enlightening and empower women education leaders from across the country. This joint collaborative event hosted by ACSA, NASS and AASA is sure to be a powerful experience for all participants. Learn More

2017 Technical Assistance and Training Conference - Magnets by Design

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: October 4–6, 2017
Location: Bloomington-Minneapolis, MN
Description: Build and strengthen your leadership teams and their capacity to support your schools and programs, engage in the Standards of Excellence and their translation to ensuring exemplar magnet schools. This technical assistance conference will provide teachers, school and district leaders, and school advocates a unique lens into the world of the Standards of Excellence and beyond. 


It will feature professional development learning opportunities and sessions focusing on magnet entrepreneurship, school leadership, developing strategic partnerships, instructional best practices, and leveraging school diversity. Learn More

Making Science Accessible: Full Speed Ahead

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: October 5–7, 2017
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Baltimore conference, the Conference Committee has planned the conference around three strands that explore topics of current significance, enabling you to focus on a specific area of interest or need. Including: anchoring or natural treasures through environmental literacy, tying the knot: coherence in 3-D science learning, and charting the course for innovation. Learn more

STEC 55th Annual Conference

Organization: The Southeastern Technology Education Conference
Date: October 6–7, 2017
Location: Raleigh, NC
Description: This conference participation is extended to professionals actively engaged in the preparation of teachers and supervisors of technology and engineering education, or serving as a supervisor or consultant of technology and engineering education. Learn More

STEM Conference

Organization: Worchester Polytechnic Institute
Date: October 13, 2017
Location: Worcester, MA
Description: As the Massachusetts Affiliate University for Project Lead The Way, WPI is thrilled to host this annual STEM conference, featuring the latest information about PLTW.  This year a conference committee has been working hard to ensure that it will be the best professional development conference for district administrators, principals, curriculum specialists, teachers, school counselors, and interested business and industry professionals. Learn all about the PLTW K-12 curricular programs in engineering, computer science, and biomedical science from terrific PLTW teachers, administrators, and students at schools with successful PLTW programs. With at least four choices for each session, there will be topics to excite and engage everyone, whether you've been involved with PLTW for ten years, one year, or this is the very first you've heard of this STEM curriculum. Learn more

Frontiers in Education Conference

Organization: Frontiers in Education
Date: October 18–21, 2017
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Description: The 47th Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference is an  international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education. Sessions are related to educational issues in electrical and computer engineering, energy engineering, software engineering, computing and informatics, engineering design, and in other engineering disciplines. This is an engineering education conference for all. FIE 2017 continues a long tradition of disseminating results in these areas. It is a forum for sharing ideas, learning about developments and interacting with colleagues in these fields. Learn More

iNACOL Symposium 2017

Organization: International Association for K-12 Online Learning
Date: October 23–25, 2017
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: Attendees will find unprecedented networking opportunities and gain access to expertise, analysis, and trends in competency-based, blended and online education. Through thought-provoking sessions and information sharing, these leaders shape the future of education. The symposium includes more than 200 sessions, each with a specific track to guide attendees toward sessions that fit their unique professional learning needs. Learn More

Growing Powerful Students: Mathematics as a GPS to Empower All.

Organization: California Mathematics Council
Date: October 27–28, 2017
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Description: This is the 58th Annual CMC-South Mathematics Conference. There are more than 280 sessions offered by top mathematics educators. You can learn the latest about upcoming standardized assessments and how to implement the new California Standards for Mathematics in your classroom. There are sessions geared toward STEM learning, College and Career Readiness, and technology. Learn innovative teaching strategies from the best mathematics leaders. Learn More

2017 Conference on Educational Leadership

Organization: ASCD
Date: October 27–29, 2017
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: During this conference participants will to hear from experts, share ideas, connect with top leaders from around the world, and reflect on theirr own leadership performance. Learn more

Cue 2017 Fall Conference

Organization: Cue Powerful Learning
Date: October 27–28, 2017
Location: American Canyon, CA
Description: A nonprofit educational corporation founded in 1978, Cue's goal is to inspire innovative learners in all disciplines from preschool through college. With an active current membership of thousands of educational professionals, CUE supports many regional affiliates and Learning Networks. Educators, technology coordinators, TOSAs, administrators, and those who are looking to see how technology can support student achievement. Many sessions and vendors (partners) will be of special value to those involved in Title I, School Improvement Program, Data and Assessment, Future Ready, English Language Development, Special Needs, and GATE.? Hundreds of teachers, administrators, students, parents, and other professionals will attend the two-day conference. Learn More

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