Upcoming Events

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2017 Beginning Teacher Summit
Oxford Conference Center
Oxford, MS

The Mississippi Department of Education will host a series of three one-day beginning teachers' summits designed for teachers with 0–3 years of teaching experience. Targeted topics include hands-on instructional skills and knowledge about the Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards, strategies to effectively teach students with disabilities, classroom management techniques, communication skills with families, networking, National Board Certification, and leadership opportunities.

 

Contact: Latawnia Mainor

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CTE Teacher Certification Program - Session A
Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, Alabama

Session A of the CTE Teacher Certification Program (CTE TCP) is a requirement for teachers who are seeking certification through the Bachelor's Equivalent in Technical Education or Health Science approach. Participation in Session A of the CTE TCP is also a requirement for teachers pursuing the following certifications: (a) Provisional Certificate in a Career and Technical (PCCT) Teaching Field Approach and (b) Additional Teaching Field Approach. Participation in Session A is optional for teachers pursuing certification through the Additional Teaching Field Approach Based on Test.

 

 

Contact: Niketa Dean, Career & Technical Education
Phone: 334-353-4346

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2017 Assistant Principals' Leadership Summit
River Center at Saluda Shoals Park
Columbia, South Carolina

For additional information about the leadership summit, please check the event website.

Contact: South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA)
Phone: 803-798-8380
E-mail: mail@scasa.org

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MDE/SECC Year 6 Work Plan Meeting
Mississippi Department of Education
Jackson, Mississippi

Staff from the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) will meet to collaboratively develop the MDE/SECC Year 6 Work Plan, which will be effective October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Participants will review Year 5 project work and will discuss projects specific to Year 6 as well as MDE participation in SECC regional projects.

Contact: Rana Hood
Phone: 601-359-3077

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ALSDE System Test Coordinator Training (Prattville)
Prattville, Alabama (location TBD)
Prattville, Alabama

The System Test Coordinator Training meeting will take place in Prattville in preparation for the upcoming 2017–2018 school year. For additional information, contact the Alabama State Department of Education as indicated below.

Contact: Maggie Hicks, Student Assessment
Phone: 334-242-8038

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2017 Superintendents' Symposium
Doubletree Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina

The superintendents' symposium takes place in Charleston on September 6–7. Please note that only current South Carolina superintendents are eligible to attend this event.

Contact: South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA)
Phone: 803-798-8380

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CTE Teacher Certification Program - Session B
Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, Alabama

Session B of the CTE Teacher Certification Program (CTE TCP) is a requirement for teachers who are seeking certification through the Bachelor's Equivalent in Technical Education or Health Science approach. This session is considered an enrollment opportunity into the CTE TCP for participants to begin the yearlong commitment toward meeting the eligibility requirements for a renewable teaching certificate.

Contact: Niketa Dean, Career & Technical Education
Phone: 334-353-4346

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2017 Georgia Education Leadership Institute
(GELI)
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

GELI features timely information that matters the most to Georgia educators leaders. Strands include Culture of Success, Educating Georgia’s Future Workforce, School Climate and Safety, Teacher and Leader Development, and Business and Operational Management.

Pre-institute sessions will include Assessment and Accountability, How the Consolidation of Funds Pilot is Helping Students Across Georgia, and how CCRPI is Impacted by Social, Emotional, and Mental Health. Ken Williams will be the keynote luncheon speaker.

Contact: Matt Cardoza
Phone: 404-651-7358

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ALSDE System Test Coordinator Training (Prattville)
Doster Center Prattville
Prattville, Alabama

This training is to prepare for the 2017–2018 school year administration of state assessments.

Contact: Maggie Hicks, Student Assessment
Phone: 334-242- 8038

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Southeast Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (SETESOL) Regional Conference
Transforming Lives Through Languages and Cultures
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel
Birmingham, Alabama

The Regional SETESOL conference is open to everyone involved with the teaching and administration of programs for English language learners in the Southeast. These conferences serve K–12 teachers, intensive language teachers on college campuses, community program teachers, administrators (K–12, college, and community), researchers, and graduate students. The 2017 conference is hosted by the Alabama-Mississippi TESOL affiliate.

Featured speakers include Stephen Krashen, Ofelia Garcia, Rebecca Oxford, Paulette Dilworth, Ester de Jong,  Amy Hewett-Olatunde, and others.

Contact: Alison Stamps, President AMTESOL

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South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (SCAEYC) Fall Conference 2017
Making A Difference
Midlands Technical College – Airport Campus
Columbia, South Carolina

The SCAEYC conference takes place October 13–14 in Columbia, South Carolina. Refer to the website, which will be updated as event details become available.

Contact: Sally McClellan, Ph.D.
Phone: 803-641-3289
E-mail: sallym@usca.edu

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EDTECH 2017 Mission: Possible
South Carolina Association for Educational Technology (SCAET)
Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 

South Carolina EdTech offers content and activities that span all areas of educational technology with diverse workshops, presentations, speakers, exhibitors, and recognition events. The conference is managed by the South Carolina Association for Educational Technology (SCAET), a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Contact: director@scaet.org