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STEM Forum & Expo

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: May 20-23, 2015
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Description: The 2015 STEM Forum is a unique, focused event that brings together (informal and formal) educators, administrators, and exhibiting companies who are interested in and/or who have tools and resources to share that will ensure successful implementation of STEM education into our schools and communities. It is intended to provide resources for educators and organizations seeking to learn more about STEM education, associated outreach programs, partnerships, schools, and curricula. Learn more

National Conference on Student Assessment

Organization: Council of Chief State School Officers
Date: June 22-24, 2015
Location: San Diego, CA
Description: This year the conference theme is "Implementing High-Quality Assessments for ALL Students." States have demonstrated their leadership and commitment to ensuring the success of all students by adopting college- and career-readiness standards. To realize the potential of these standards, states require assessments that match the depth, breadth, and rigor of the standards; accurately measure student progress toward college and career readiness; and provide valid data to inform teaching and learning. Many states are operationalizing their commitment by implementing high-quality assessments in the 2014-2015 school year. The goal of the 2015 conference is to provide a forum for states to share the best practices, strategies, lessons learned, and available resources relative to their implementation of high-quality assessments for all students. Learn more

2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: June 26–28, 2015
Location: Nashville, TN
Description: The new, higher value placed on teachers and teaching makes it more important than ever before to invest in the power of great instruction and learn how to leverage it in classrooms and school districts. You have the opportunity to make that investment at the ASCD conference devoted entirely to the topic of teaching excellence. Whether you're a teacher or teacher leader, teacher mentor or coach, or principal or district supervisor, this event brings you up-to-date on recent revelations about best practices in the classroom, how to make them routine in every grade and subject, and how to scale them systemwide. The world's leading experts and thousands of your peers will be attending to share what's working in schools of all kinds. Learn more

U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference

Organization: U.S. News
Date: June 29-July 1, 2015
Location: San Diego, CA
Description: Reflective of this year’s conference theme—Teach. Inspire. Hire.—the targeted tracks present a truly comprehensive look at today’s challenges in STEM and lay the groundwork for sustainable solutions for tomorrow. The program seeks to engage educators, business leaders and policymakers in hard-hitting discussions geared toward solving the most critical and relevant STEM issues.

Each conference track is designed to generate innovative ideas and tangible outcomes that will make an immediate and lasting impact on STEM workforce development. Specific topics will range from minimizing the gender gap to furthering professional development. Sessions and workshops will open discussion towards tangible solutions, such as online badges and other engaging student activities, new math and science standards and bringing the STEM message to new audiences. Learn more

Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women

Organization: National Education Association
Date: June 29-30, 2015
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: NEA’s Human and Civil Rights Department invites you to its 2015 Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women in Orlando, FL. At this conference, you’ll have the opportunity to: explore in depth the social justice issues that impact our students, share your insights and experiences with educators from across the country, and most importantly, recharge your professional and activist batteries.    Learn more

2015 NAESP National Conference

Organization: National Association of Elementary School Principals
Date: June 30-July 2, 2015
Location: Long Beach, CA
Description: his is the one conference this year devoted to the topics and issues that matter most to principals. More than 100 sessions, across focus areas offering practical, actionable ideas and strategies you can implement in our schools right away. 7 Tracks Include: Student Achievement Gap, Technology, Instructional Leadership, School Culture, Pre-K-3 School Leadership, Leading Urban Communities, Safe and Healthy Schools. Learn more

IFTE's Summer Conference: Common Ground Global Reach

Organization: International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE)
Date: July 6-9, 2015
Location: New York, NY
Description: The 4th CEE summer conference will occur in collaboration with The International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE), an organization comprising the national English teaching organizations of IFTE member nations. As a member of IFTE, CEE is pleased to host the IFTE Conference in 2015 in conjunction with our bi-annual summer meeting. The conference will be held in New York City at Fordham University’s beautiful Rose Hill campus in the north Bronx. The conference begins Monday, July 6, at 5:00 pm, and concludes Thursday, July 9, at 3:00 pm. Learn more

STATS-DC Data Conference, "Strong Uses for Strong Data"

Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Date: July 8-10, 2015
Location: Washington, DC
Description: The 2015 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference is an opportunity for professional networking, updates on federal and national activities affecting data collection and reporting, and information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics. The conference will include training and business meetings for state Common Core of Data (CCD) and EDFacts data coordinators. There will also be a range of informative sessions targeted toward interests in CCD, data collection, data linking beyond K-12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards [Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) or other standards], data use (analytical), data use (instructional), EDFacts, fiscal data, and Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) as well as information about changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data. Learn more

Sharing Our Stories: Re-visioning Our Worlds Reading, Writing, and Taking Action

Organization: National Council of Teachers of English
Date: July 9-11, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: The 26th Literacies for All Summer Institute celebrates the 25th anniversary of the first WLU conference in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1990.  The conference theme, Sharing Our Stories: Re-visioning Our Worlds, invites us to share stories of wonder and frustration as we explore language and literacy learning and teaching. We will reflect on whole language as a part of the historic tapestry of progressive education, democratic schools, and critical literacy.  Our work builds upon the foundation put into place by our mentors and leaders, but the creative work of teachers involves constantly re-visioning the potential of holistic learning communities, informed by the most current research and thinking on language education.  This conference invites educators to come together and explore issues through conversation and social action. Learn more

AASA Collaborative Summer Conference

Organization: American Association of School Administrators
Date: July 26-28, 2015
Location: San Antonio, TX
Description: Whether you work in recruitment, admissions, enrollment, retention, student success or IT, Hobsons University is a valuable and affordable conference for any college, university or institution using Hobsons solutions. The conference provides an opportunity for you to learn from institutions that are successfully using Hobsons solutions.  As an added benefit, presentations from Hobsons’ staff will provide you with the chance to learn about the future direction of Hobsons solutions.  We are expecting approximately 1,000 attendees.  Learn more

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