Upcoming Events



Southeast Comprehensive Center Advisory Board Meeting
Westin Atlanta Airport
Atlanta, Georgia

During this annual meeting of the Southeast Comprehensive (SECC) Advisory Board, center leaders, state managers, and advisory board members will review current project work and evaluation efforts of the center.

Contact: Beth Howard-Brown
Phone: 803-936-0750


Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Specialized Treatment Centers (STC) Committee Meeting
Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE)
Montgomery, Alabama

The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Specialized Treatment Center (STC) Committee is holding a working session to review resources related to approaches to STC (e.g., youth detention centers, medical facilities, psychiatric facilities, etc.) funding, management, and the provision of Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to all school-aged children referred to an STC.

Contact: Dr. Daniel Boyd, Deputy State Superintendent of Education
Phone: 334-694-4910
E-mail: dboyd@alsde.edu

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ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence: Building Resilient Schools
Orlando, Florida

The 2019 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence offers attendees the best and current instructional approaches. Educators from around the world will learn from experts who have survived trauma, adversity, and equity issues to build resilient lives.

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National Charter Schools Conference: Reimagining Education
Las Vegas, Nevada

The featured speaker for the 2019 conference is Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, a nonprofit organization that provides free, world-class education via its online learning platform. Conference topics will focus on the latest developments in district, state, and federal legislation; classroom management, curriculum, and teacher training; overseeing a charter school, board operations, and strategic planning; judging school quality; and other key topics.

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GALE Summer Conference
Make Schools Safe Again
Jekyll Island Convention Center
Jekyll Island, Georgia

The annual summer meeting of the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL) includes seven educator organizations across various roles and responsibilities to provide unity to school leadership across the state. This meeting provides leadership development, advocacy, and a resource network for Georgia's educational leaders.

Contact: N/A
Phone: 706-250-4800

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MEGA Conference 2019
Improving Schools is Everybody's Business
Mobile Convention Center, the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, and the Renaissance Battle House Hotel
Mobile, Alabama

The MEGA Conference is a week-long conference that provides attendees with opportunities to engage in meaningful discussions, participate in in-depth training sessions, and learn from leading experts in fields across the education spectrum. MEGA is hosted by the Alabama State Department of Education.

Contact: Nora Thorington
Phone: 334-649-4516
E-mail: norat@alsde.edu

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Annual Mississippi Early Childhood Education Conference 
Natchez, Mississippi

The Mississippi Early Childhood Conference is is a collaborative partnership between the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Early Childhood, Mississippi Head Start Collaboration Office, Mississippi Head Start Association, and the Mississippi Department of Human Services. This conference is intended for child care teachers and directors, the Mississippi Head Start staff, school district teachers and administrators, advocates from all early childhood education communities and community leaders invested in early childhood. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from keynote speaker, Steve Pemberton, author of A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, A Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home as well as participate in hands-on learning sessions such as a lunch-n-learn Stepping into STEM, make-n-take sessions as participants rotate through A Day in the Early Childhood Classroom, and A Day in the Infant/Toddler World.

Contact: Jayme Jones 
Phone: 601-359-2586

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MDE Special Populations Conference

The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Federal Programs (OFP) is sponsoring a Special Populations Conference September 18–19, 2019, that targets teachers, administrators, educators, and support personnel who provide services to students who participate in 21st Century Community Learning Center programs, migrant programs, neglected and/or delinquent programs, homeless education programs,  and English Learner and immigrant programs.

Contact: Farrah Nicholson
Phone: 601-359-3499

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Georgia Association for Alternative Education Annual Meeting
Making the Meaningful Connections: The Mis-Education of Alternative Education
Hyatt Regency
Savannah, Georgia

The Georgia Association for Alternative Educators is hosting this three-day conference, which is targeted to school and district leaders and education partners from across the state and nationwide. The conference will include workshops as well as panel and roundtable discussions.

Phone: 912-655-4371