Upcoming Events


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2017 Mississippi Education Partnership Conference
Celebrating Collaborations in Schools
Hilton of Jackson
Jackson, MS

This conference is a collaborative effort by the Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE), Mississippi Association of Partners in Education (MAPE), and the Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools (PREPS). Conference activities include 43 workshops, two plenary sessions, an exhibit hall and reception, sponsors’ breakfasts, and an awards luncheon.

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Consolidated State Plan: Program-Specific Requirements

Registration is required for this webinar, which is hosted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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State Plan Submission

Registration is required for this event, which is hosted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Regional ILCC Meeting
Piedmont-Triad ILCC Meeting
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Education Building
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

This session is designed for local education agency charter beginning teacher coordinators, institution of higher education pre-service advisors/instructors, and other interested guests to discuss and inform new teacher strategies.

Contact: DeAnna Foust-Platt
Phone: 336-314-9592

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14th Annual Georgia Charter Schools Annual Conference
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center

The event will include breakout sessions, general sessions, an exhibit hall, and social events for participants. This is the only statewide gathering for charter schools.

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Collaborative Conference on Student Achievement (CCSA)
Sheraton Hotel and Koury Convention Center
Greensboro, North Carolina

This major conference for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction features professional development and information sessions for educators, policymakers, and community members interested in improving education outcomes for children.There will be over 300 sessions representing 25 learning strands.

Contact: Debora Williams
Phone: 919-835-6133
E-mail: ccsa@dpi.nc.gob

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2017 G-CASE Spring Conference: A Special Education Legal Forum
At the Classic Center
300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, Georgia 30601

Join us for the special education legal event of the year featuring Harben, Hartley, & Hawkins. Presenters include Perry Zirkel and Julie Weatherly. Concurrent session presenters include attorneys Dan Murphy, Emily Suski, and Jamila Pollard. In addition, updates will be provided on the 2017 Georgia General Assembly, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), GNETS, and Special Education.

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Mississippi Education and Technology Innovation Symposium
Jackson Convention Complex
Jackson, MS

The second annual symposium of the Mississippi Education and Technology Innovation Symposium (METIS) will be hosted by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) Office of Technology and Strategic Services. The symposium’s targeted audience is superintendents, school and district administrators, instructional technology/technical staff and directors, teachers, business managers, school improvement team members, education program managers, and anyone interested in quality data to improve student achievement. Symposium topics include best practices in technology usage, state and federal reporting requirements, significance of quality data, and the importance of data privacy and security. There will be both educational and technical seminars as well as exhibitors.

Contact: Debra Hines or Barbara Young
Phone: 601-359-3487

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2017 Summer Leadership Conference
U.S. Cellular Center
Asheville, North Carolina

This annual conference is designed as a professional development opportunity for district administrators, school board members, and state education agency leadership and staff. This year’s conference will feature Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson, Dr. Connie Kamm, and Lt. General Robert Van Antwerp.

Contact: Kathy Carver
Phone: 828-774-5681