Upcoming Events:

Monday, Jul 22, 2019

9:00 AM

Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

Facing History and Ourselves invites you to learn current scholarship on the history of the Holocaust and new research focused on human behavior, group dynamics, and bias. Discover new teaching strategies that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully. To register visit: http://bit.ly/2KvYUfZ
Scholarships and CTLE credits available

WHEN:

Jul. 22, 9:00 AM to Jul. 26, 4:00 PM

WHERE:

National Archives at New York City 1 Bowling Green New York, NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Facing History and Ourselves

COST:

$700

RSVP
Monday, Jul 22, 2019

11:30 AM

ASD Hiring Fair, Memphis

TEACHERS! Build Your Legacy: Join the Achievement School District

RECRUITMENT FAIR
When: July 22, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Crosstown Concourse, Church Health Community Room
• Opportunities are still available for growth-minded, mission-driven educators
from Pre-K to 12th grade.
• Interviews will be conducted on the spot!
• Bring several copies of your resume and be prepared to teach a sample lesson.

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR TN EDUCATOR LICENSURE

Job offers are contingent on successfully passing background and reference checks

http://www.achievementschooldistrict.org

WHEN:

Jul. 22, 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Crosstown Concourse, Church Health Community Room

CONTACT INFORMATION:

www.achievementschooldistrict.org

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

8:00 AM

Amplified U: Education Equity Conference 2019, Memphis

Campaign for School Equity is hosting its inaugural conference on education equity to celebrate and empower our students’ efforts to transform schools in our communities.

Featured Speakers:

Tosha Downey Director of Advocacy, Memphis Education Fund
Demetria Frank Assistant Professor of Law, University of Memphis
Diarese George, Ed.D Founder, Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance

Sam Gutter Director of Post-Secondary and Workforce Readiness, SCORE
Carmen Hernandez Parent Advocate
Darren Isom Executive Director, Memphis Music Initiative
Lin Johnson III Deputy Superintendent, Shelby County Schools
Tiffany Kerns Executive Director, CMA Foundation
Carra Powell, Parent Advocate
Dr. Bobby White, Jr. CEO, Frayser Community Schools

WHEN:

Jul. 24, 8:00 AM to Jul. 25, 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Rhodes College 2000 North Pkwy Memphis, TN 38112

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Campaign for School Equity

COST:

$75 for students, $125 for adults

RSVP
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019

2:00 PM

Partners in Unity School Supply Giveaway, Memphis

Memphis Lift, Chelsea Automart, Silent Partna and others will host a “Partners in Unity School Supply Giveaway” with free backpacks and other school supplies including pencils, pens, notebooks, sticky notes.

Parents must be accompanied by their children to receive backpacks.

WHEN:

Jul. 27, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

WHERE:

1939 Chelsea Ave, Memphis, TN 38108

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Victoria Robinson

6154571479

COST:

Free

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Monday, Jul 29, 2019

9:00 AM

The Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy

Join Facing History and Ourelves for a five-day seminar that will use the Civil Rights Movement as a case study to consider this question: How do individuals and groups in a democracy organize to correct injustice? Using our resource, “Choices in Little Rock,” along with other civil rights materials, you’ll be introduced to strategies that can challenge students to think critically about themes of injustice and democracy, understand how change happens in a democratic society, and make meaningful connections to what is happening in today’s world. CTLE hours available for New York State teachers FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER http://bit.ly/2PjYU1y

WHEN:

Jul. 29, 9:00 AM to Aug. 2, 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Dominican Academy 44 E 68th St New York, NY 10065

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Facing History and Ourselves

COST:

$700.00. Scholarships are available.

RSVP
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

1:00 PM

Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition Memphis 2019 Regional Meeting

We hope you’ll join us for summer regional meetings in Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Memphis in July. We’ll convene teachers, review the latest developments with ESSA, including letter grades, education savings accounts and discuss local issues in education. Register here: https://teec-conexionamericas.nationbuilder.com/memphis_2019_regional_meeting

WHEN:

Jul. 30, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, USA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Alexza Barajas Clark

(615) 320-5152

COST:

Free

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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

4:30 PM

Teachers at the Table — Memphis (teachers only)

Your experience as a classroom teacher is invaluable as we work toward achieving education equity in Tennessee. Join the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition this summer to learn how to transform your daily classroom experience to advocate for policy change. Lunch is provided. Register here: https://teec-conexionamericas.nationbuilder.com/teachers_at_the_table_memphis

WHEN:

Jul. 30, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

WHERE:

Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, USA

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Alexza Barajas Clark

(615) 320-5152

COST:

Free

RSVP
Saturday, Aug 3, 2019

11:00 AM

Midtown Mosque presents: Back to school block party, Memphis

MIDTOWN MOSQUE PRESENTS: Back to School Block Party

With fun and educational booths for both students & parents + Backpack giveaway!

AUGUST 3RD 11- 2 PM NEAR 1288 Jackson Ave, Memphis, TN 38107

 

WHERE:

1288 Jackson Ave, Memphis, TN 38107

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Midtown Mosque

COST:

Free

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

6:00 PM

Getting Into NYC Gifted and Talented Schools: Hunter College Elementary School + More

Join Alina Adams, author of Getting Into NYC Kindergarten and Getting Into NYC High-School, and test prep experts from LectureLab for insider admissions know-how. Are you interested in applying to Hunter College Elementary School? What are the odds of getting a seat? What does the application look like? Is this school right for your child? What does your child need to know in order to score high on the qualifying exam? What is “round two?” Learn everything you need to know on raising your odds of getting into Hunter College Elementary School and other gifted schooling options in New York City. This event is for parents of children aged 0-5.

All event tickets come with wine and light refreshments, learning materials, and a gift bag for the road. We do ask that no children attend our events, as we want to ensure that each participant is able to fully focus and engage in the presentation.

WHERE:

TBD - New York, NY

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jomely Tavarez

3474839556

COST:

$40-65

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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

9:30 AM

Early Childhood Leadership Commission Meeting

The Early Childhood Leadership Commission (ECLC) is Colorado’s state advisory council for early childhood. We work to improve outcomes for pregnant women, young children birth to age eight and their families by advancing the alignment, coordination and efficiency of programs and services. Join us to learn about early childhood initiatives happening across the state, share your ideas during public comment, and connect with early childhood supporters and advocates who are working to ensure all children are valued, healthy and thriving!

WHEN:

Aug. 22, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE:

Health Care Policy & Financing 303 East 17th Avenue, Denver, 11th Floor Conference Room

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Kristina Heyl

3038174706

COST:

No cost

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Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Free Webinar: Selective NYC Public HS Admissions: Top Strategies for Success

Free webinar:
Selective NYC Public HS Admissions: Top Strategies for Success
Wednesday, August 28
7pm to 8pm

If you are a NYC middle school family or school counselor, this webinar is for you.

Agenda will include (subject to change):
– What are changes to the public HS admissions process?
– What do you need to know about applying to selective high schools, including the specialized high schools?
– What do the best applications have in common?
– How can you maximize your chances for success?
– Basics of the new MySchools online application system
– What can you expect in the fall of 8th grade, and how can you best prepare yourself?

Register here now and share with friends!
https://bit.ly/2X46xev

Moderator:
Maurice Frumkin is President of NYC Admissions Solutions and former Deputy Executive Director of HS Admissions with the NYC Dept. of Ed. Over the past 10+ years, Maurice has trained hundreds of school counselors and counseled hundreds of families on the NYC high school admissions process. He is a frequent speaker at schools across the city on a variety of admissions topics.

WHEN:

Aug. 28, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Join remotely from a computer. Register at: https://bit.ly/2X46xev

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maurice Frumkin

347-709-2258

COST:

Free

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Saturday, Sep 14, 2019

11:00 AM

The Back to School Boogie!

Kids Dance Revolution, LLC.
(KDR) is a monthly themed
discotheque-styled experience
tailored for the enjoyment of the young and mature alike.

Age 9 months to 7 years old with their families will dance, sing, rock, clap the afternoon away at our kiddie discos.

KDR creates memories that last a
lifetime.

WHEN:

Sep. 14, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

246 Lenox Avenue, NYC 10027

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Diane Tinsley

2015652564

COST:

$30

RSVP
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

9:30 AM

French at SPARK with Bilingual Birdies!

French at SPARK with Bilingual Birdies!
Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Ages 9 to 36 months

Join us at SPARK and the rest of the Bilingual Birdies on an out-of-this-world journey to learn French! Classes incorporate live music and puppetry and are a fun, physical way to learn a new language or strengthen vocabulary and literacy while celebrating diversity. Participants should expect a bubble dance party at the end of each session, and families will receive a free music download and vocabulary sheets to help bolster their new French skills.

Fall 2019
Early Childhood Classes
September 18 – December 13

SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring science, art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 5 years and their caregivers.

• All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201
• Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists.
• Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers.
• Advanced registration required.
• Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
• Tuition: $396 per child for the 12-week session
(10% discount for BCM Traveler Members)

Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

For more information, please mail Victoria Calabro at [email protected]

WHERE:

SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201

CONTACT INFORMATION:

SPARK by BCM (Victoria Calabro)

(718) 852-2470

COST:

Tuition: $396 per child for the 12-week session (10% discount for BCM Traveler Members)

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Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

10:45 AM

SPARK Fun Lab

SPARK Fun Lab
Wednesday, 10:45– 11:45 am
Ages 2 to 5 years

Crazy Science Show has teamed with SPARK by BCM to create a unique early childhood program for our youngest scientists. SPARK Fun Lab provides a hands-on way to approach the natural world. Kids will feel like real scientists as they explore scientific thinking and the fundamentals of chemistry through crazy, interactive experiments using slime, phosphorescent paints, dry ice and other materials.

Fall 2019
Early Childhood Classes
September 18 – December 13

SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring science, art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 5 years and their caregivers.

• All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201
• Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists.
• Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers.
• Advanced registration required.
• Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
• Tuition: $396 per child for the 12-week session
(10% discount for BCM Traveler Members)

Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

For more information, please mail Victoria Calabro at [email protected]

WHERE:

SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201

CONTACT INFORMATION:

SPARK by BCM (Victoria Calabro)

(718) 852-2470

COST:

Tuition: $396 per child for the 12-week session (10% discount for BCM Traveler Members)

RSVP
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

9:30 AM

Storytime & Sensory Lounge

Storytime & Sensory Lounge
Thursday, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Ages 9 to 36 months

Children and caregivers explore their senses in this interactive class that includes song, storytelling, dramatic role-play and an art project with different materials to explore every week.

Fall 2019
Early Childhood Classes
September 18 – December 13

SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring science, art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 5 years and their caregivers.

• All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201
• Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists.
• Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers.
• Advanced registration required.
• Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
• Tuition: $396 per child for the 12-week session
(10% discount for BCM Traveler Members)

Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

For more information, please email Victoria Calabro at [email protected]

WHERE:

SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201

CONTACT INFORMATION:

SPARK by BCM (Victoria Calabro)

(718) 852-2470

COST:

Tuition: $396 per child for the 12-week session (10% discount for BCM Traveler Members)

RSVP