Past Events


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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

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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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Mississippi Literacy Summit
A Shared Commitment to Literacy: Improving Literacy Outcomes for ALL From Birth to the Workforce
Jackson Convention Center
Jackson, Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is hosting a two-day literacy summit that includes session strands for parent/guardians, educators, policymakers, and community partners. The MDE’s literacy summit features three keynote speakers–Luis Versalles, Karen Mapp, and Maggie Wade. Luis Versalles from Pacific Educational Group will present Courageous Conversations™ with a focus on achieving cultural equity, and Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer on Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, will share her expertise on powerful partnerships. Maggie Wade from WLBT (Lamar Broadcasting Televisions) will discuss how literacy impacts crime, poverty, health, and employment opportunities.

Contact: Jill Dent
Phone: 601-359-2586