Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
High School Achievement Forum: Six Key Strategies for Teachers of English Language Learners
December 6, 2005
Participants in this Alliance for Excellent Education Breakfast Forum will be introduced to “Six Key Strategies for Teachers of English Language Learners,” a professional development tool designed for secondary ELL teachers by the New Teacher Center. Specifically for beginning ELL teachers and their mentors, this tool provides teachers with strategies to improve second language development, subject-specific comprehension, and writing skills.
NSDC Annual Conference: A Declaration of Professional Learning: The Revolution Begins!
December 3, 2005 - December 7, 2005
This conference is sponsored by National Staff Development Council (NSDC), the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to improving education through staff and school improvement. It is designed to address four major aspects of professional learning: leadership, high-performance culture, race and class culture, and advocacy.
NCLB, Access to the General Education Curriculum, and IEPs: Putting It All Together
December 1, 2005
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Central)
Participants in this Council for Exceptional Children Web seminar will develop a deep understanding of current NCLB and IDEA policies that impact IEP development, understand the meaning of “general education curriculum” and what it means for a student to access that curriculum, and understand a decision-making process for constructing IEPs that are linked to a standards-based curriculum. Registration is required and a registration fee does apply.
English Language Learners with Language and/or Learning Disabilities: Is it a Language Difference or is it a Disability?
November 29, 2005
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (Central)
Participants in this Council for Exceptional Children Web seminar will learn about the research-based recommendations for adapting special education processes to better serve English Language Learners referred because of suspected language or learning disabilities.
Shaping Our Future in Out of School Time: 2005 National PASE Conference
November 20, 2005 - November 22, 2005
New York, NY
Educators and leaders or coordinators of after-school programs are encouraged to attend this conference, which will cover such topics as research, innovative after-school programs, and support and resources for such programs. The conference, sponsored by the Partnership for After School Education, is designed not only to educate participants but also to generate ideas and capitalize on group brainstorming.
“It’s My Life” Conference
November 14, 2005 - November 15, 2005
Sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this conference is based on “It’s My Life,” a youth-centered framework designed to guide transition services for young people who “age out” of foster care and other substitute care. The conference will highlight services that improve young people’s changes of being successful once they leave their support systems. Presenters will include youth and alumni of care.
Youth Matters, Performance Counts: 6th Annual Youth Development Symposium
November 14, 2005 - November 17, 2005
This symposium will offer best practices and program guidance for workforce development professionals who serve youth, and leadership growth opportunities for the youth they serve. Sponsored by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals and the Heartland States in partnership with the Great Lakes Employment and Training Association and the National Youth Employment Coalition.
Tech Forum: Breakthroughs and Best Practices for Technology Leaders
November 10, 2005
Tech Forum brings educators and administrators up to speed on the hottest educational-technology issues and fosters practical understanding of these advancements. Program topics will include data-driven decision making, video conferencing and high-bandwidth connectivity, e-learning: virtual courses and schools, and digital storytelling. Sponsored by the team behind T&L (Technology & Learning) magazine and the techlearning.com Web site.
8th Annual Accessing Higher Ground: Accessible Media, Web, and Technology Conference
November 8, 2005 - November 11, 2005
The annual Accessing Higher Ground conference, hosted by Disability Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder, focuses on the implementation and benefits of assistive technology in the university and college setting for students with sensory, physical, and learning disabilities. Other topics to be addressed at the conference include legal and policy issues—including ADA and 508 compliance—and making campus media and information resources—including Web pages and library resources—accessible.
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November 7, 2005
In this symposium, participants will consider the challenges involved in bringing life to the sort of curriculum outlined in the Alliance for Excellent Education’s landmark 2004 publication, “Reading Next.” What kinds of professional development, incentives, and supports will secondary school teachers—in all academic content areas—need in order to provide truly effective literacy instruction to all students? What kinds of school, district, state, and national policies should be considered to support this evolution in teaching?
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