Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
DCDT 2013: Leaders for Life: No Limits – No Boundaries
November 14, 2013 - November 16, 2013
The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) conference, “Leaders for Life: No Limits – No Boundaries” will be held this November. The DCDT webpage includes information about the conference, pre-and-post conference activities, and how to register for the conference.
Implementing School Improvement Grants (SIG): Early Successes and Challenges from Rural Nevada
November 13, 2013
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific)
“Implementing School Improvement Grants (SIG): Early Successes and Challenges from Rural Nevada” is WestEd’s first webinar of its “Journeys” project. It will discuss early challenges and successes in implementing a SIG in an extremely remote school in rural Nevada with a large migrant, English-learner, and socioeconomically disadvantaged population.
Check & Connect Comprehensive Implementation Training
November 11, 2013 - November 12, 2013
Check & Connect (C&C), an evidence-based student engagement and dropout prevention intervention implemented in schools and community youth agencies nationally in the U.S. and abroad, helps schools, districts, and community agencies reduce truancy, dropout rates, and/or behavior referrals among K-12 students. C&C is easily integrated into existing universal interventions, such as PBIS and Early Warning Systems. This 2-day training for education administrators, lead staff, site coordinators, and mentors will discuss how to start implementing C&C. Participants will gain an overview of C&C and its background; information on how to prepare their site to implement C&C; and the information, competencies, and skills needed to be an effective C&C mentor. Registration deadline: November 4, 2013.
National Conference on Summer Learning
November 11, 2013 - November 13, 2013
The theme of the National Summer Learning Association’s 2013 Conference is “Advancing Outcomes for Youth: Demonstrating Your Value in a Data-Driven Age.” Presenters and participants will explore the best ways to collect data, track progress, and make the case for summer learning to funders, policymakers and the public.
Social-Emotional Learning Integrated with Academic Literacy Equals Secondary Students’ Common Core Success
November 7, 2013
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Pacific)
“Social-Emotional Learning Integrated with Academic Literacy Equals Secondary Students’ Common Core Success” is a WestEd webinar on how to help diverse students participate successfully in the complex literacy practices required of the Common Core State Standards. The guest speaker will be a science teacher from New Haven Unified School District (California) who has incorporated into her teaching strategies from WestEd's Strategic Literacy Initiative. The webinar will be archived for later access by those who cannot listen to the live presentation.
40th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education
November 7, 2013 - November 9, 2013
The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) will present its Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, on service-learning as an effective strategy for STEM education at the Association for Middle Level Education in Minneapolis, MN.
National Dropout Prevention Network Conference
November 3, 2013 - November 6, 2013
The 25th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, “Pathways to the Promise,” will be held November 3-6, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. This year's conference is designed to enhance the leadership skills of adults seeking to strengthen interventions among school, community, and families especially those in at-risk situations. The conference program will focus literacy; school climate; data assessment; curriculum and instruction; college and career pathways; leadership, policy, and governance; student support services and interventions; and student, family, and community engagement.
Common Core State Standards and Service-Learning
October 29, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Central)
Common Core State Standards and Service-Learning (CCSS) challenge teachers to make shifts in their pedagogical methods. Students need to employ critical thinking to solve real-world problems. This webinar will focus on how to leverage rigorous, relevant instruction to meet the challenge of CCSS through service learning.
What's in Your Future? Options for Higher Education and the Workplace
October 23, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM (Eastern)
“What's in Your Future? Options for Higher Education and the Workplace,” a webinar from the Learning Disabilities Association of American, will offer an overview of the services and accommodations young adults with learning disabilities can use in higher education and in their professional careers. It will include information on the services and supports available in higher education and in the workplace and on how to access accommodations and supports.
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October 21, 2013 - October 22, 2013
“The Bridge from School to Afterschool and Back” conference brings together afterschool and youth development professionals, school leaders, funders, researchers, policymakers, trainers/coaches and business leaders from across the country. The conference focuses on research, cutting-edge resources and strategies to strengthen youth services both in and out of school. This year's theme: Illuminating Possibilities for All Youth. Breakout sessions topics include expanded learning, family engagement, policies and systems, program quality, social-emotional development and summer learning.
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