Upcoming Events

WEDNESDAY, JAN 17, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 17, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Kate Bond Middle School, 2727 Kate Bond Rd, Memphis, TN 38133

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THURSDAY, JAN 18, 2018

8:30 AM

NestCon 2018
Join us for a two-days exploration of best practices in autism and inclusion. Learn more about NYU Steinhardt's ASD Nest Program and hear from international experts in the autism field who have greatly influenced the supports and strategies used in Nest. Bridging research and practice, we will explore how to better understand and support students on the autism spectrum.
WHEN:

Jan. 18, 8:30 AM to Jan. 19, 4:00 PM

WHERE:

New York University Kimmel Center for University Life 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10003

CONTACT INFORMATION:

NYU ASD Nest Support Project

212-998-5815

COST:

$450 (for 2 days)

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5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 18, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Holmes Road Elementary School, 1083 E Holmes Rd, Memphis, TN 38116

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FRIDAY, JAN 19, 2018

12:00 PM

Tennessee ESSA Plan Webinar Series: School Funding
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition is hosting a series of webinars on the state's plan to comply with the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act. This webinar will focus on school funding and how the new plan will impact the allocation and distribution of resources at the state, district and local level.
WHEN:

Jan. 19, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

WHERE:

online

COST:

free

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SATURDAY, JAN 20, 2018

12:00 AM

4th Annual Administrator Job Fair
Annual recruitment fair for educators interested in seeking administrative positions for the 2018-19 school year. Last year's event had 17 school districts and over a 100 educators in attendance. The event will be held on the Regis University -Lowell Campus, in the St. Peter Claver Hall. The event is scheduled for Saturday, January 20th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event is free to all educators. Please enter the campus off of Lowell Blvd., use entrance #4, to the parking lot. the Hall is located next to the lot.
WHERE:

Regis Univ. - Lowell Campus

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jesus Escarcega

303.340.0864

COST:

Free to K-12 Educators

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1:00 PM

Memphis 1968: a history workshop
This four-hour workshop examines the political, economic, and legal conditions that brought Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr to Memphis in 1968. Topics will include the challenges of poverty, unemployment, lack of education, and the strike of the sanitation workers that propelled Memphis to the front of the Civil Rights Movement. Facing History and Ourselves will use multimedia resources to explore the impact King had on civil and human rights in the United States and what work still needs to be done to realize his “dream.” The workshop is open to educators and to the community. It is especially relevant for staff and volunteers working with community organizations that work directly with youth.
WHEN:

Jan. 20, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Clayborn Temple, 294 Hernando St, Memphis, TN 38126

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Facing History and Ourselves

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MONDAY, JAN 22, 2018

12:00 AM

Workshop for Social Studies Teachers: Say What? Immigration & the US Economy: Fact vs. Fiction
Lehman College and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta invite you to explore the effects of current U.S. immigration policy on the U.S. economy during this one-day workshop. Attendees will learn how to use Library of Congress Primary Source analysis techniques to explore and evaluate the 1965 amendment to the U.S. Immigration and Nationality ACT and the 1986 overhaul of immigration policy. Participants will also explore and evaluate the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ research which illustrates the impact of immigration on the U.S. economy. Free resources will be provided. Learn how to use Primary Source Analysis Techniques to explore and evaluate: how skilled and unskilled immigration affects the U.S. Economy; the current debate over U.S. immigration policy; and learn how to use data & graphing tools to evaluate U.S. immigration policy. Workshop Date: Monday, January 29, 2018; Registration Form: https://goo.gl/zeb85b
WHERE:

Lehman College, CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY 10468

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Department of Middle & High School Education

718-960-8171

COST:

FREE

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TUESDAY, JAN 23, 2018

5:00 PM

School Choice Festival, Nashville
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools will hold its School Choice Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Fairgrounds. The annual event is designed to help families look at options outside of their neighborhood schools by bringing all Metro Schools — neighborhood, magnet and more — in one place at the same time. Families can visit with teachers and staff, learn about school programs, and sign up for school tours. The application process opens on Jan. 10, and the final deadline to apply is Feb. 2. See this video for more information.
WHEN:

Jan. 23, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

WHERE:

Nashville Fairgrounds

CONTACT INFORMATION:

MNPS

COST:

Free

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7:00 PM

Gubernatorial Education Forum, Nashville
A one-hour gubernatorial forum focused solely on education will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. CT in Nashville. The event will be televised live and is being co-hosted by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education, Belmont University, NewsChannel 5, and USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee. Participating candidates will be Mae Beavers, former Tennessee state senator; Randy Boyd, former commissioner of Economic and Community Development; Karl Dean, former mayor of Nashville; Craig Fitzhugh, Tennessee House of Representatives minority leader; Beth Harwell, speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives; and Bill Lee, businessman.
WHEN:

Jan. 23, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Curb Event Center, Belmont University, Nashville

CONTACT INFORMATION:

State Collaborative on Reforming Education

WEDNESDAY, JAN 24, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 24, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Macon Hall Elementary School, 9800 Macon Rd, Cordova, TN 38016

THURSDAY, JAN 25, 2018

4:00 PM

Mom UP! Project
Colorado moms! Join the Mom UP! Project on Thursday, January 25th for a mom's night out that will include intriguing guest speakers, pop up shops, mingling and cash bars. $8 from every ticket will be donated back to the public or private school of your choice. Every attendee receives a swag bag! Held at the Stanley Marketplace from 4-9:30pm. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2910271
WHERE:

The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mom's Night Out Productions, LLC

720-841-2545

COST:

$25

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4:30 PM

Hunter College School of Education Open House
We invite you to attend the Hunter College School of Education Open House. Learn about our graduate and undergraduate programs in education, counseling, and leadership. Master's degree and advanced certificate programs are available for certified teachers. Meet faculty and current SOE students, and gain insight on the application process for fall 2018.
WHERE:

Hunter College - 695 Park Avenue New York, New York, 10065

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Ashley Rolon-Marlowe

2127724624

COST:

Free

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5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 25, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Kingsbury Middle School, 1276 N Graham St, Memphis, TN 38122

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7:00 PM

Show Mem the Money: The Education Edition
Join High Ground News, Chalkbeat Tennessee and MLK50: Justice Through Journalism for “Show Mem The Money: The Education Edition,” a conversation with Memphis education leaders about how the business of education can be an economic driver for women- and black-owned businesses as one of the city’s largest employers. The event is the third in a series of discussions about racial and economic inequality in Memphis. We’ll seek to answer: What role do educators play in promoting economic equity in Memphis business? Doors open at 6:30 and discussion will start at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at Freedom Preparatory Academy's new Whitehaven campus.   Panelists will include representatives from:
  • Shelby County Schools;
  • Castle Black Construction;
  • Freedom Prep.
WHERE:

3750 Millbranch Road Memphis, TN 38116

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Chalkbeat Tennessee

COST:

Free

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SATURDAY, JAN 27, 2018

9:00 AM

Down The Rabbit Hole With Alice Keeler: Adventures in Google
Alice Keeler (@alicekeeler) -- world-renowned educator and Google-certified tech aficionado -- is coming to mindSpark Learning for a day chock full of Google resources, add-ons and her favorite EdTech tools! Explore and discover unique ways to use Google in your learning environment, take part in hands-on learning with Alice and develop a wealth of new ideas for your school or classroom. In other words, we’re going down the rabbit hole with Alice and exploring some adventures in Google. She’ll share inspirational insights on her many areas of expertise in the EdTech arena, and work hand-in-hand with you to develop implementable strategies for your school or classroom. End the night by enjoying casual conversation during a special happy hour and book signing with Alice and our staff, as well. Key Content: Alice’s favorite EdTech tools, and their many uses in a wide array of varying learning environments G Suite for Education Google Classroom Use spreadsheets to automate daily tasks and organize workflow Explore Alice’s Add-Ons and Templates for Google and how to utilize them Participants will gain new knowledge and inspiration from Alice, a toolbox filled with fresh and unexpected ways to use Google in learning environments and the resources needed to support implementation. When: Saturday, January 27, 9:00am-6:00pm Where: 455 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226 Cost: $99/early bird pricing (through 12/31) and $125/per person regular pricing Register here: http://bit.ly/alicekeelermsl
WHEN:

Jan. 27, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

WHERE:

455 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Beth Mossholder

(303) 963-5390

COST:

$99/early bird pricing (through 12/31) and $125/per person regular pricing

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WEDNESDAY, JAN 31, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 31, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Hickory Ridge Elementary, 3890 Hickory Hill Rd, Memphis, TN 38115

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THURSDAY, FEB 1, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Feb. 1, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Grandview Heights Middle School, 2342 Clifton Ave, Memphis, TN 38127

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MONDAY, FEB 26, 2018

8:00 AM

Lead the Change 2018, Nashville
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition will host its third annual two-day education summit featuring former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, CEO of Education Trust.
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 8:00 AM to Feb. 27, 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Nashville TBD

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Vilmaris González

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7:00 PM

NYC Public HS Admissions: Everything You Need to Know Before Results Come Out
If you are a middle school family or school counselor/leader anticipating public high school results, this webinar is for you. In this webinar, you will learn about: What can I expect when results are issued? What are my options if I'm not happy, and how can I get help? What is Round 2? How do appeals work? How can I best prepare for the day I receive results? Presenter: Maurice Frumkin is President of NYC Admissions Solutions and former Deputy Executive Director of High School Admissions with the NYC Department of Education (DOE). Maurice has counseled hundreds of families on the HS admissions process, and while with the DOE he supervised the SHSAT administration and trained and supported dozens of school counselors throughout NYC on all aspects of the HS admissions process. Maurice is a frequent lecturer at schools and PTA meetings across the city. NYC Admissions Solutions helps families and schools navigate K-college public and private school admissions. See our website for details or to contact us about a complimentary consultation. Register here and share with friends now - capacity is limited.
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Webinar/Online

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maurice Frumkin

3477092258

COST:

Free

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FRIDAY, MAR 16, 2018

7:00 AM

Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference
The Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) aims to support and solidify the growing understanding of the importance of investing in our youngest children. As the largest and leading regional conference, RMECC provides an opportunity for teachers, practitioners and advocates to learn, share and connect. Now in its seventh year, the conference offers top-notch keynote speakers, hundreds of workshops and exhibitors, and networking opportunities.
WHERE:

Colorado Convention Center, Downtown Denver

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Nicole Riehl

720-296-0633

COST:

Early bird price: $150 for one day, $250 for both; after 1/31 one day is $175, $300 for both

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SUNDAY, MAR 25, 2018

9:00 AM

Men in Education 2018…Awakening
Join us for our third annual symposium as we seek to educate, uplift, and celebrate Men in Education. Our workshops will include father engagement, mentoring, empowerment, and keynote speaker. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
WHEN:

Mar. 25, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

United Federation of Teachers, 52 Broadway, New York NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Tesa Wilson

2128440581

COST:

Free

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WEDNESDAY, APR 18, 2018

5:30 PM

Achieve Gala
The Achieve Gala is the DPS Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the more than 92,000 students and nearly 200 schools in DPS. The event brings together the entire community – business leaders, elected officials, parents, educators, alumni, and more – in support of our students.
WHEN:

Apr. 18, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE:

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center - 650 15th St, Denver, CO 80202

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Denver Public Schools Foundation

(720) 423-3553

COST:

Varies

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FRIDAY, APR 27, 2018

5:30 PM

DSST Public Schools: Annual Slice of Pi event
The annual Slice of Pi event supports DSST students by sustaining school operations such as technology, curriculum development, electives, and much more. This unique event brings together supporters, parents, students and staff for an evening of fun, interactive presentations and a program celebrating our entire community. Slice of Pi 2018 will honor Senator Michael Bennet for his support of DSST's mission to eliminate educational inequity in Denver and beyond. For questions or sponsorship information, please contact Bill Tortorici, Senior Manager of Individual Giving, at [email protected]
WHERE:

DSST: Stapleton High School, 2000 Valentia Street Denver, CO, 80238

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Bill Tortorici

303-524-6363

COST:

$100 for an Individual Ticket, Sponsorships Available

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