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MSAP Summer Writing Workshop

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: August 19-20, 2015
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Description: This highly acclaimed two-day writing workshop, hosted by MSA every three years, is designed specifically to address the next cycle of the Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) Grant!

With current grantees entering their third year, MSA has selected the training dates of August 19 and 20 in nearby Silver Spring, Maryland, sponsored in partnership with Discovery Education. The workshop is limited to 55 attendees.

This is the time to "get ready" and join your colleagues and highly qualified MSAP presenters in anticipation of the MSAP Grant announcement. Invited are experienced professional grant writers, evaluation specialists, district and school-based practitioners. Learn from the experts on developing an MSAP Application, topics such as: Interpreting OCR's guidance on the use of race and recent court decisions; Eligibility, commitment, and capacity; Selecting schools, themes, and planning the curriculum; Marketing and selecting students; Budget and resources; Leadership and staff development; Performance measures for an effective evaluation plan; and Writing your own grant. Learn more

NAME’s 25th Annual International Conference

Organization: National Association for Multicultural Education
Date: October 1-4, 2015
Location: New Orleans, LA
Description: In 1990, NAME was founded by a group of individuals that came together united by passion and vision for multicultural education to create an organization that would celebrate diversity, as well as challenge the existing social inequities. It has been the legacy of NAME to be an advocate for social justice issues in education. NAME has been nationally recognized as one of the premier organizations focusing on social justice issues for all individuals and groups. NAME serves as a forum for scholars, practitioners, and students in both global and national origins to discuss their concerns regarding human relations. Additionally, NAME is a public voice and political advocate in many issues involving social inequalities. Learn more

AMLE Annual Conference

Organization: Association for Middle Level Education
Date: October 15-17, 2015
Location: Columbus, OH
Description: The most valuable and comprehensive professional development opportunity in the world for any person working with students ages 10–15. Top reasons to attend are: Go home with activities to use in your school or classroom the very next day. Discover new ways to engage your students and increase achievement. Learn intervention strategies that help struggling learners catch up. Learn about Common Core Standards and how they impact what you do in your classroom. Receive practical solutions from 600 leading presenters in middle level education. Attend more than 300 sessions in 60 topic areas. There really is something for everyone! Receive hands-on instruction in the Classroom 2.0 Technology Sessions to increase achievement. Get personal attention from the experts in the 20-minute Speed Learning Sessions. Learn more

Area Conference Science and Literacy: Creating Connections!

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: October 22-24, 2015
Location: Reno, NV
Description: To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Reno 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. Learn more

Twelfth Annual AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research

Organization: AERA
Date: October 22, 2015
Location: Washington, DC
Description: Teresa L. McCarty, a professor of education and anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles and professor emerita at Arizona State University, has been selected to present the 2015 AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research. McCarty’s research and teaching focuses on language education policy, indigenous/language minority education, youth language ideologies and practices, critical literacy studies, and ethnographic studies of education. Her book, “To Remain an Indian”: Lessons in Democracy from a Century of Native American Education, won the AERA outstanding book award in 2007. Learn more

ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

Organization: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: October 30-November 1, 2015
Location: San Diego, CA
Description: Every year, school leaders like you flock to the ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership because they know it's where they can meet with their peers to hear from experts, share ideas, and reflect on their own leadership performance. This meeting promises to: Explore the connection of school leadership to student achievement. Add important new ideas to your leadership knowledge base. Connect you to the top leaders in school districts across North America, and around the world. Renew your resolve to have your best year ever. Learn more

MSAP Project Directors Meeting

Organization: Magnet Schools Assistance Program
Date: November 9-10, 2015
Location: Washington, DC
Description: This year's MSAP Project Directors Meeting will be packed with content-based sessions to help you implement your magnet programs. Additional information will become available in the coming months.

Area Conference in Philadelphia: Revolutionary Science

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: November 12-14, 2015
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Description: To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Philadelphia 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. Topics include: Revolutionizing Engineering for the Future, Integrating Literacy Strategies to Revolutionize PreK–12 Science Instruction, and Technology: Teaching Revolutionary Science in the Digital Age. Learn more

Responsibility, Creativity, and the Arts of Language

Organization: National Council of Teachers of English
Date: November 19-22, 2015
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Description: This conference will address the following questions to help students live fully literate lives: What arts of language? How can we advance our expertise? How might we teach beyond classrooms? What makes healthy teachers? Learn more

Area Conference: Raising the Stakes in Science

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: December 3-5, 2015
Location: Kansas City, MO
Description: To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Kansas City 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. Topics include:  The Art and Craftsmanship of Teaching, Combining Science with Agriculture, and Achieving Success with the NGSS. Learn more  

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