Conferences, Events, and Workshops List

The United States Department of Education-Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) tracks national and international conferences as they relate to education. The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) checks with ERIC and other sources on a weekly basis to be sure all of its members have access to the latest conferences available. All conferences are listed in order by date.  (Updated January 5, 2014).

Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events

2014

August

Check & Connect Comprehensive Implementation Training
Training
August 14, 2014 - August 15, 2014
St. Paul, MN
http://checkandconnect.umn.edu/training_consultation/compimplementation_MN.html
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 provide skills and knowledge in 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: July 25, 2014.

 

October

2014 Southwest Conference on Disability
Conference
October 7, 2014 - October 14, 2014
Albuquerque, NM
http://cdd.unm.edu/swconf/
The 2014 Southwest Conference on Disability, to be held in Albuquerque, October 7-10, 2014, will feature the themes of: “Disability, Diversity and Social Justice: Looking to the Future Through a Common Lens,” “Life After a Brain Injury: Pathways to Increasing Quality of Life,” and “Increasing the Quality of Life of Youth in Transition: Breaking Down Barriers.”

 

November

Leaders for Life: No Limits – No Boundaries
Conference
November 6, 2014 - November 8, 2014
Cleveland, OH
http://www.dcdt.org/
The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) 2014 conference, “Transition Rocks,” will be held November 6-7, 2014, in Cleveland, OH. The conference’s transition related strands will include transition assessment, cultural diversity, postsecondary education and employment, family involvement, community partnerships, and others. The DCDT webpage includes information about the conference, pre-and-post conference activities, and how to register for the conference.

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Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events

2014

July

Check & Connect Comprehensive Implementation Training
Training
July 9, 2014 - July 11, 2014
Johnston, SC
http://checkandconnect.umn.edu/training_consultation/compimplementation_SC.html
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 provide skills and knowledge in 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.

Community Works Institute’s Summer Institutes For Educators
Institute
July 14, 2014 - July 18, 2014
Shelburne, VT
http://www.communityworksinstitute.org/
Community Works Institute (CWI) will hold the first of two 2014 Summer Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability, the CWI-East Summer Institute, in Shelburne, VT, July 14-18, 2014. Early-bird registration is available through February 28, 2014. CWI’s Summer Institutes are professional gatherings that focus on curriculum design and planning, using field tested service-learning best practices and principles of sustainability. Educators attending can learn concrete ways to engage K-16 students in academically-based service that contributes to sustainable communities.

Check & Connect Comprehensive Implementation Training
Training
August 14, 2014 - August 15, 2014
St. Paul, MN
http://checkandconnect.umn.edu/training_consultation/compimplementation_MN.html
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 provide skills and knowledge in 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: July 25, 2014.

Community Works Institute’s Summer Institutes For Educators
Institute
July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
http://www.communityworksinstitute.org/
Community Works Institute (CWI) will hold the second of two 2014 Summer Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability, the CWI-West Summer Institute, in Los Angeles, CA, July 28-August 1, 2014. Early-bird registration is available through February 28, 2014. CWI’s Summer Institutes are professional gatherings that focus on curriculum design and planning, using field tested service-learning best practices and principles of sustainability. Educators attending can learn concrete ways to engage K-16 students in academically-based service that contributes to sustainable communities.

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Upcoming Conferences, Workshops and Events

2014

June

Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institutes and Seminars
Institute
June 9, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Washington, DC
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/professionaldevelopment/teacherinstitute/
The Library of Congress is accepting applications through March 24, 2014, for its week-long summer programs for K-12 educators. Held in Washington, DC, at the Library of Congress, the professional development institutes provide educators with tools and resources to integrate primary sources into classroom teaching, with an emphasis on student engagement, critical thinking, and construction of knowledge. Three sessions are open to K-12 teachers and school librarians across content areas, Session 1 June 9-13, Session 2 July 7-11, Session 3 July 21-25. A Science Seminar for upper elementary to secondary educators with teaching responsibilities directly related to the area of focus and a desire to tap the potential of primary sources for science education will be held July 14-18; and a Civil Rights Institute for teachers and school librarians with responsibilities related to civil rights July 28-Aug 1, 2014.

 

July

Community Works Institute’s Summer Institutes For Educators
Institute
July 14, 2014 - July 18, 2014
Shelburne, VT
http://www.communityworksinstitute.org/
Community Works Institute (CWI) will hold the first of two 2014 Summer Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability, the CWI-East Summer Institute, in Shelburne, VT, July 14-18, 2014. Early-bird registration is available through February 28, 2014. CWI’s Summer Institutes are professional gatherings that focus on curriculum design and planning, using field tested service-learning best practices and principles of sustainability. Educators attending can learn concrete ways to engage K-16 students in academically-based service that contributes to sustainable communities.

Community Works Institute’s Summer Institutes For Educators
Institute
July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
http://www.communityworksinstitute.org/
Community Works Institute (CWI) will hold the second of two 2014 Summer Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability, the CWI-West Summer Institute, in Los Angeles, CA, July 28-August 1, 2014. Early-bird registration is available through February 28, 2014. CWI’s Summer Institutes are professional gatherings that focus on curriculum design and planning, using field tested service-learning best practices and principles of sustainability. Educators attending can learn concrete ways to engage K-16 students in academically-based service that contributes to sustainable communities.

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