Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
The 21st Annual National Service-Learning Conference
March 24, 2010 - March 27, 2010
San Jose, CA
The 21st Annual National Service-Learning Conference, “Inspire. Imagine. Innovate!” celebrates service-learning as a force that spans cultural and national boundaries, builds communities, and strengthens young people. The conference is the largest gathering of youth and practitioners involved in service-learning, drawing approximately 2,500 attendees from across the United States and many other countries each year and engaging participants in local, national, and global issues that service-learning addresses.
Don't Leave School Without It-What's In Your Wallet?
March 15, 2010
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern)
The National Youth Leadership Network is working to ensure that young people with disabilities enter adulthood fully prepared to navigate life. Stacey Milbern, Community Outreach Director, Ryan Pinion Director of Partnerships and Action, and intern Jessica Smith of the National Youth Leadership Network present youth perspectives on the important areas students with disabilities should be considering as they leave adolescence and enter adulthood.
Not Just Any Workplace: Planning for Work Experiences and Jobs
March 10, 2010
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Eastern)
What are some of the most effective ways to help youth plan and prepare for successful work experiences and jobs? What are useful ways to gather information and learn about youth skills, interests, and need for support and accommodation? Participants will learn the essential strategies to guide youth to relevant work experiences, how to use a positive profile of the youth to identify potential work experiences, and how to develop an effective job search plan.
Locked Up but Not Locked Out: Serving Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System
March 10, 2010
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern)
For many at-risk youth, the juvenile justice system is a dead-end. A former national reentry project director and a current workforce development specialist will discuss effective ways to work with the juvenile justice system and the characteristics of all court-involved youth, including those with disabilities. Participants in this webinar will receive “Making the Right Turn: A Guide to Improving Transition Outcomes for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Corrections System,” based on the Guideposts for Success, but adapted to meet the diverse and complicated needs of youth in the Juvenile Justice System. This interactive webinar provides proven strategies and resources for workforce development professionals and policymakers, including promising prevention, intervention, workforce development, and reentry practices.
Raising Their Voices: Enlisting Students, Teachers, and Parents to Help End the High School Dropout Epidemic
March 10, 2010
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Eastern)
“Raising Their Voices” will focus on research conducted by Civic Enterprises and Hart Research on behalf of the AT&T Foundation, and has brought together parents, teachers, and students to discuss their different, and often conflicting, views of the causes and cures of dropping out. Featured in the report is a toolkit that provides communities with a guide to conduct dialogues in their own schools.
NCES Winter Forum and 23rd Annual Management Information Systems (MIS) Conference "DESERTech"
March 1, 2010 - March 5, 2010
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will sponsor a two-day meeting of the membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics. This conference will be followed by the 23rd Annual MIS Conference, co-sponsored by the Arizona Department of Education. The 2010 MIS Conference offers information about best practices, innovative ideas, current issues, and how-to advice about data systems for K-12 education, with more than 80 presentations, demonstrations, and workshops conducted by practitioners from K-12 information systems.
Can’t Ask, Afraid to Tell: Disability Inquiries and Disclosure in the Workforce Development System
February 24, 2010
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern)
As workforce development professionals seek to better include youth with disabilities, there is often a fine line between reaching out and intruding. Join this webinar to hear legal guidelines and practical strategies for disability questions, as well as if, when, and how to disclose a disability. Participants will receive a copy of “The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth” and learn about free resources they can use when making decisions and developing program policies for their work. The event will be recorded and available after the live event.
Strategies for Running a Successful Youth-driven Event: Experiences from the Portland National Youth Summit
February 23, 2010
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific)
This webinar will discuss what it takes to host a youth-driven event, highlighting the experiences of planning, organizing, and running the day-long Portland National Youth Summit held in June 2009. Youth Summit advisory board members and participants will share their experiences and provide webinar attendees with strategies for planning and hosting a successful event that elicits meaningful youth participation.
At+Promise Conference: "Transforming At-Risk to At-Promise"
February 19, 2010 - February 21, 2010
San Diego, CA
The At+Promise Conference brings together educational leaders, teachers, parents and counselors, who are dedicated to finding solutions that work for at-promise students. This conference will provide tools to help build stronger schools and raise graduation rates.
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February 17, 2010 - February 20, 2010
Sponsored by the LDA of America, the LDA Conference is the largest meeting on learning disabilities in the world, featuring over 300 workshops and exhibits presenting the latest in LD research, effective teaching techniques and strategies, and critical policy issues, with opportunities to network with experts in LD and colleagues, and to make new friends and earn graduate or continuing education credits (CEUs). The 2010 Conference is in Baltimore, at the Baltimore Marriot Waterfront.
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