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Using Data to Improve Instructional Practice to Tackle Student Learning Challenges

Organization: Regional Education Laboratory (REL)
Date: April 16-17, 2015
Location: Roanoke, VA
Description: ow can examining student work in collaborative teams help teachers identify learning challenges, improve their instruction, and monitor students’ progress? How to identify underlying sources of student learning challenges—using samples of your own students’ work. Learn how to engage as teams in collaborative, data-driven dialogue to identify potential instructional solutions to students’ learning challenges. From staff at Benjamin Franklin Middle School, how to successfully use data to address students’ learning challenges.  Learn more

AERA Annual Meeting: Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis

Organization: American Educational Research Association
Date: April 16-20, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.

The 2015 Annual Meeting theme is intended to focus our attention on justice—locally as well as globally—in a spirit of mutually respectful collaborative engagement with our disciplines and modes of inquiry in the context of the world around us. The aim is to make room for democratized knowledge and knowledge production in which the experiences of all people are shaped by principles and practices of justice. When we do so, our scholarly interests can align more closely with the interests of justice for those who have been and are educationally marginalized, dispossessed, and excluded. Learn more

AERA 2015 Annual Meeting: Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis

Organization: American Educational Research Association
Date: April 20, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: The 2015 AERA Annual Meeting theme is a call to examine the meaning of culture, language, and heritage in education research and praxis with the aim of advancing justice. We have the opportunity and the moral obligation to apply principles and evidence from social science research and theorizing to the problems of injustice. How do various communities conceptualize justice, including the many scholarly communities within our association? Learn more

33rd National Conference

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: April 22-25, 2015
Location: Raleigh, NC
Description: The MSA National Conference is an integral component of our mission of providing leadership for high-quality, innovative, instructional programs that promote choice, diversity, equity, and academic excellence for all students.  Participants experience a wide spectrum of professional development opportunities that promote equity and diversity through outstanding keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and general and breakout sessions on topics including best practices, innovative instruction, technology, and theme integration in magnet education.  Participants also will visit magnet schools at all grade levels focused on various themes within the host district.  Learn more

NSTA Virtual Conferences STEM Today for a Better Tomorrow

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: April 25, 2015
Location: ONLINE
Description: The future is bright for careers in STEM. However, too many students do not have a strong foundation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to pursue careers in these fields. In the STEM Today For a Better Tomorrow virtual conference we make the case for the role that STEM education plays for students interested in following a STEM career. Learn more

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

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

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, 2015-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

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