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ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: October 31-November 2, 2014
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: New standards and benchmarks for performance, new evaluation measures for your staff and yourself, new technologies and curricula to implement in every grade and subject—school leaders have to juggle way more complexity than they ever have before. But you can learn the secrets to great leadership practices at the ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership this fall in Florida. This annual event will update you on the latest breakthrough practices for school and district administration; equip you with new strategies and technologies for heightening school performance; and connect you to the top leaders in school districts across the country. Learn more

2014 AECT International Convention

Organization: Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Date: November 4-8, 2014
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Description: This year’s convention theme is Learning, Design, and Technology. During the last few years, AECT has moved in the direction of providing international leadership by promoting scholarship and best practices in the creation, use, and management of technologies for effective teaching and learning. We seek to be the premier international organization in educational technology, the organization to which others refer for research and best practices. Learn more

Dismantling Fronteras through Multicultural Education: Con Comunidad, Cariño y Coraje

Organization: National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
Date: November 5-9, 2014
Location: Tucson, AZ
Description: We invite you (students, parents, educators, scholars, and community activists) to participate in the 2014 conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education in Tucson, Arizona, where we will seek ways in which a critical, social justice oriented multicultural education can serve as a tool aimed at dismantling false fronteras that divide us from ourselves. We especially invite those whose work moves between the P-16 classroom and the community to address pressing social challenges. Learn more

Annual Conference for Middle Level Education

Organization: Association for Middle Level Education
Date: November 6-8, 2014
Location: Nashville, TN
Description: It's a fact! Everybody learns differently. That is why AMLE has created a multifaceted conference to meet the needs of every educator–no matter how they learn. Educators who work with students in grades 5-9 could attend.

Various session types and styles; One-on-one discussions with the leaders in education; Networking opportunities; and Technology explained and explored throughout the conference.

Please join us in Nashville for three days of innovation, creativity, and inspiration. Learn more

National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention: Story as the Landscape of Knowing

Organization: National Council of Teachers of English
Date: November 20-23, 2014
Location: Washington, DC
Description: The 2014 NCTE Convention will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Sessions will explore the many dimensions of story as the landscape of knowing--story as literary and informational text, story as cross-disciplinary collaborations, story as multiple literacies and genres, story as memory and identity, story as teacher knowledge and research, story as community and culture, story as marginalization, and story as resistance.

The 2014 NCTE Annual Convention is an opportunity to take back the right to tell our stories, to create our own landscapes, and to “talk story” with each other. Learn more

NCUEA Fall Conference

Organization: National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA)
Date: December 3-6, 2014
Location: Nashville, TN
Description: The 2014 NCUEA Fall Conference will be held at the Sheraton Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee, December 3-6, 2014. We will again be providing the All Day Media training on Wednesday, December 3, prior to the start of the Fall Conference. This year we are going to highlight the work that is happening in NCUEA locals along with other requested training sessions. Learn more

Magnets in a School Choice Arena: Innovators of Change

Organization: Goodwin College Center for Magnet and School Choice Leadership
Date: December 4, 2014
Location: East Hartford, CT
Description: Hosted by Goodwin’s Center for Magnet and School Choice Leadership, the conference brings together leading researchers, educational and policy leaders, administrators, teachers, and community to share findings on the future of public school magnet programs.

There will be presentations on the effects of magnets on school success; case studies in education and public policy; benefits of “theme-based” instructional practices for program improvement; retention of students; and the effects of school choice on student diversity, academic achievement, and instructional practices. Time for small and large group discussions will be available. Learn more

Learning Forward Annual Conference: Connect. Engage. Learn.

Organization: Learning Forward
Date: December 6-10, 2014
Location: Nashville, TN
Description: Learning Forward's 2014 Annual Conference in Nashville Dec. 6-10 promises you outstanding content and invaluable tools to bring the most powerful forms of professional learning back to your workplace.

Learn from the innovative work of your peers and the perspectives of national leaders. Become skilled in data-driven decision making and implementing effective school improvement. Gain deep insight into the attributes of high-functioning school teams and learning communities, and the actions you can take as leaders to put these principles into practice. Learn more

The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) 

Organization: Education Northwest
Date: January 3-6, 2015
Location: Cincinatti, OH
Description: You're invited to be part of a unique gathering that brings together international researchers, educators, and policy-makers to share how we can improve children's lives through the best educational practices.

Presenters from as many as 50 countries will provide an international perspective on this year's theme.   Join colleagues from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to learn and share research about effective schools and educational programs worldwide.  ICSEI 2015 builds on its previous 27 international conferences, most recently in Chile and Indonesia offering an opportunity for researchers, policy makers and practitioners to gather in centrally located Cincinnati to address today’s pressing educational challenges.

ICSEI 2015 themes draw on the best of research and professional wisdom to explore the history and future of school reform; teacher effects from 1970s to the present; school- and system-level improvements; and the global and local implications of the 2013 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) scores.
As the conference comes to a close, take the opportunity to visit the exemplary schools of the Cincinnati region to better understand how policy can be put into practice. Learn more

Good Options and Choices for All Families

Organization: Center on Reinventing Public Education
Date: January 12-14, 2015
Location: Memphis, TN
Description: The theme of the January 2015 meeting is Good Options and Choices in portfolio cities. We recommended sending a city education leaders, such as a superintendent, charter school leader or portfolio officer, who is familiar with the portfolio work, along with those leading the school choice work in the city. Learn more