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.

Beyond Desegregation: Promising Practices for Creating Diverse and Equitable Schools

Organization: Harvard Graduate School of Education
Date: May 29-31, 2018
Location: Cambridge, MA
Description: This practical conference will help schools, districts and charter management organizations go beyond desegregation as they work to become truly integrated places where all children learn at high levels, appreciate their own and other cultures, and work to understand and dismantle racism. Confirmed speakers include an opening keynote from John King, the previous U.S. Secretary of Education and current president and CEO of Education Trust. Learn More

ISTE 2018

Organization: International Society for Technology in Education
Date: June 24–27, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: Immerse yourself in powerful ideas and inspirational speakers, while connecting with innovative educators who share your passion for transformative learning at ISTE 2018. Learn More

EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Organization: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Date: June 25–29, 2018
Location: Amsterdam, NL
Description: This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. Learn More

The NAESP PreK–8 Principals Conference

Organization: National Association of Elementary School Principals
Date: July 9–11, 2018
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: Make plans to attend the premier professional development conference for elementary and middle-level principals. During the course of three days, you will connect with your peers, learn best practices, and have access to today’s education movers and shakers.  Apply the knowledge and skills you learn in your school and in your career. Learn More

7th Annual STEM Forum & Expo

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: July 11 - 13, 2018
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Description: The 7th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA, is a unique, focused event that brings together (informal and formal) educators and representatives from exhibiting companies who are interested in, and 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

iNACOL Symposium 2018

Organization: International Association for K-12 Online Learning
Date: October 21–24, 2018
Location: Nashville, TN
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

2018 AECT International Convention 

Organization: Association for Educational Communications & Technology
Date: October 23 - October 27, 2018 
Location: Kansas City, MO
Description: The AECT International Convention brings together participants from around the world, offering practical applications, cutting-edge research, hands-on workshops, and demonstrations of new technologies in teaching and learning. Take this opportunity to connect with your peers! The goal of the convention is for participants from around the world to learn from the experiences and activities of the convention, enriching their professional lives. Learn More

Annual Conference for Middle Level Education

Organization: Association for Middle School Level Education
Date: October 25–27, 2018
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: On behalf of the Association for Middle Level Education and in partnership with the Florida League of Middle Schools, this conference will be a  valuable national professional development opportunity for any type of educator who works with grades 5-9. Learn More

Magnet Schools of the Mid-South

Organization: Houston Independent School District
Date: December 5 - 8, 2018
Location: Houston, Texas
Description: The theme of Magnet Schools of the Mid-South is "Magnet Program...Innovation Learning, Proven." The conference is co-sponsored by Magnet Schools of America. School tours are listed in the conference agenda. Learn More

ITEEA's 81st Annual Confrence

Organization: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
Date: March 27 - 30, 2019
Location: Kansas City, MO
Description: The 2019 conference theme focuses on how technology and engineering bring STEM to life for all children PreK-12 and beyond. Students who study technology and engineering through an integrative STEM education approach learn about the technological world that inventors, engineers, and other innovators have created. This conference promotes sharing best practices how technology and engineering bring STEM to life. Learn More