Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth
September 9, 2008 - September 10, 2008
This workshop, sponsored by Youth Change Workshops, offers answers to turnaround problems like violence, apathy, truancy, defiance, ADD, school failure, bad attitudes, and poor motivation, with a special focus on children with challenges and disabilities. The class is for teachers, youth workers, counselors, psychologists, court workers, social workers, justice workers, foster parents, and school administrators. There is no registration deadline but early registration is encouraged. Free Sample Interventions from the course are available. Financial Aid is offered, plus $50 college credit and free CEUs are available. The class is also available on DVD with college credit and CEUs. In addition to the presentation in Portland in October, the workshop will be in Kansas City, MO, Nov. 13-14, 2008; Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 4-5, 2008; Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 11-12, 2008; and Seattle, WA: May 7-8, 2009.
National Institute of Justice Annual Conference
July 21, 2008 - July 23, 2008
The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice will hold its annual conference which brings together criminal justice scholars, policymakers, and practitioners at the local, state, and federal levels to share the latest research findings and technology. This year’s conference includes a panel on youth gang research and best practices organized by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and panels on commercial sexual exploitation of children, school-based prevention programs, and bullying. Conference registration is free, and early registration is recommended.
The Mid-America Super Conference on Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome 2008 and Webcast
July 17, 2008 - July 18, 2008
Sponsored by Future Horizons and EP LiveOnLine, the conference talks include “The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome” with Dr. Tony Attwood, “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s” with Dr. Temple Grandin, “Effective Behavior Strategies” with Maria Wheeler, and “Inclusion: Making it Work in Today’s Schools” with Sheila Wagner.
Talent Development High Schools National Conference
July 9, 2008 - July 12, 2008
July 9-12, 2008
Johns Hopkins University is sponsoring this conference at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, providing the opportunity to learn more about one of the leading high school reform models. Robert Balfanz, researcher, advocate and co-author of Locating the Dropout Crisis, will talk about eliminating “dropout factories” and keeping all students on the path to graduation.
IES Research Training Institute: Cluster-Randomized Trials
July 6, 2008 - July 18, 2008
The National Center for Education Research (NCER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, announces its second Summer Research Training Institute on Cluster-Randomized Trials to increase the national capacity of researchers to develop and conduct rigorous evaluations of the impact of education interventions.
The International Center for Leadership in Education 16th Annual Model Schools Conference
June 22, 2008 - June 25, 2008
The Annual Model Schools Conference will showcase student engagement strategies used by high performing schools, as well as effective instructional practices and leadership approaches, research on best practices, and measurable learning criteria for evaluation of instructional practices.
2008 Believable Hope Conference, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
June 18, 2008 - June 21, 2008
Members of the disability community; business and community leaders; healthcare professionals; and families will join forces with UCP to create Believable Hope today for a life without limits for people with disabilities in the future. Registration deadline: May 21, 2008.
Society for Disability Studies 21st Annual Conference
June 18, 2008 - June 22, 2008
New York, NY
The Society for Disability Studies for its 21st Annual Conference invites proposals from any field that examine the ways in which disability and urban issues intersect; engage the mobility of metaphor and the refiguration of space; and/or explore the ways in which Disability Studies shifts and translates in application to specific sites and communities.
Summer Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders: Educating and Supporting Individuals Across the Autism Spectrum
June 16, 2008 - June 20, 2008
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community/Indiana Resource Center for Autism is sponsoring a summer institute on autism disorders. Topics include: introduction to autism spectrum disorders, the role of movement disorders, person-centered planning, functional behavioral assessments, communication programming, visual supports, social skills assessment and programming, instructional strategies, and structured teaching. All sessions will be held in Bloomington at the Indiana Institute.
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May 28, 2008
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific)
Since implementing the Content Literacy Continuum (CLC), a Response to Intervention (RTI) framework designed to address school-wide literacy needs of secondary school students, Riverbank High School has grown over 100 points on California’s Academic Performance Index (API) and exceeded growth targets for Latino students, students with disabilities, and English learners. In this free online webinar, a high school administrator, a central office administrator, and a project lead/instructional coach will share their experiences from four years of implementing the CLC in a high poverty, high minority, suburban/semi-rural high school identified for improvement. This session will provide an overview of the CLC, which is based upon a set of Content Enhancement Routines and Learning Strategies developed by the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning.
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