To help you stay up-to-date on education events around the country, the MSAP Center offers this list of conferences. To learn more, click on the link at the end of a description to go to the sponsoring organization’s website.

Magnet Schools of the Mid-South

Organization: Houston Independent School District
Date: December 5 - 8, 2018
Location: Houston, TX
Description: The theme of Magnet Schools of the Mid-South is "Magnet Program...Innovation Learning, Proven." The conference is co-sponsored by Magnet Schools of America. School tours are listed in the conference agenda. Learn More

2019 National ESEA Conference

Organization: ESEA Network
Date: January 30 - February 2, 2019
Location: Kansas City, MO
Description: Sessions cover three broad themes: instruction, leadership, and policy. Within these focus areas, topics cover the many challenges faced in education, including family involvement and engagement, cultural understanding and support, and developing schoolwide practices that ensure the success of every child. Presenters include renowned education experts, authors of educational materials, U.S. Department of Education staff, and more. Learn More

Policy Training Conference

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: February 6-8, 2019
Location: Washington, DC
Description: Held every February in the nation’s capital during National Magnet School Month, the Policy Training Conference assists magnet school professionals in understanding the complex federal, state and local policy issues that influence magnet school programs. Political leaders and policy experts provide guidance and analysis on matters related to: Every Student Succeeds Act, Common Core Standards, Federal education funding, legal and civil rights issues, and emerging educational research. Learn More

Effective Leadership Creates Success

Organization: American Association of School Administrators
Date: February 14-16, 2019
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Description: Your job is unique. How often do you have the chance to interact with another, much less many other superintendents? This is your chance! Build the relationships that will support you through years to come. Learn more

Empower19: The Conference for Every Educator

Organization: ASCD
Date: March 16-18, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: Educators from around the world will embark on this transformational journey at ASCD Empower19. Get the pieces you need and synthesize the learning in your classrooms, districts, and communities. Come equipped to learn, share knowledge, and gain tools to lead students into the future. Learn more

ITEEA's 81st Annual Confrence

Organization: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
Date: March 27 - 30, 2019
Location: Kansas City, MO
Description: The 2019 conference theme focuses on how technology and engineering bring STEM to life for all children PreK-12 and beyond. Students who study technology and engineering through an integrative STEM education approach learn about the technological world that inventors, engineers, and other innovators have created. This conference promotes sharing best practices how technology and engineering bring STEM to life. Learn More

2019 AERA Annual Meeting

Organization: American Education Research Association
Date: April 5-9, 2019
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Description: The 2019 AERA Annual Meeting, based in the vibrant multicultural city of Toronto and in the country of Canada, known more for political cooperation than partisan squabbles, is an opportunity to assess the state of education research. It is also an opportunity to explore how our work can help overcome the challenges of our time by becoming more relevant to communities, practitioners, and policy makers who believe in democratic principles and the public schools that should sustain those principles. Learn more

National Conference on Magnet Schools

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: April 10-13, 2019 
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: One-thousand-plus principals, teachers and administrators, from around the country, participate in MSA’s annual meeting which feature keynote speakers and sessions on best practices in curriculum and instruction, technology integration, school leadership and magnet school design. Learn More

2019 NAESP PRE-K-8 Principals Conference

Organization: National Association of Elementary School Principals
Date: July 10-12, 2019
Location: Spokane, WA
Description: The event will bring together more than 1,500 elementary educators from across the nation and around the world offering more than 100 educator-developed sessions. The conference will focus on topics that are unique to elementary and middle-level educators, connecting you to colleagues and strategies to help take your career, and your school, to the next level. Learn more