MAGNET-RELATED Conferences

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.

Future Ready Schools Leadership Institute 2019

Organization: Future Ready Schools Preparing Students for Success
Date: September 11-12, 2019
Location: Nashville, TN
Description: Future Ready Schools® (FRS) Leadership Institutes are f ree two-day professional learning events designed to support district teams of 3 to 9 people in creating policies, procedures, and practices that empower them to transform teaching and learning in their school and/or district.

The leadership institutes will inspire, invigorate, and inform district teams with a wealth of information and resources that will support their Future Ready efforts. District teams will collaborate to build regional networks of like-minded colleagues, generate feedback on practice, articulate actionable next steps, and identify resources to take their learner-centered strategies to the next level.

Attendees will leave the leadership institute with a better understanding of';“Equity of opportunities” in the context of digital transformation; the FRS framework and free resources as essential components of a successful digital conversion; strategies to articulate a vision for student-centered learning; building capacity across each FRS strand to change the culture, increase collaborative leadership, and develop a district/schoolwide program; and how to create a vision for digital transformation in your school or district. Learn more

2019 Equity Leaders Institute--Moving Beyond Critical Reflection to Critical Action: Policy and School Governance

Organization: Midwest Equity Assistance Center
Date: September 16-17, 2019
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Description: This year’s institute focuses on collaborative learning towards advancing educational equity via policy making and governance.

Following this two-day intensive learning experience, you will be able to identify a strong rationale for centering equity in policymaking and governance; showcase state and/or local education agencies leading successful equity efforts in the Center’s region; examine the role of school boards and district leadership in facilitating and leading the creation of vision, mission, and policy/systemic goals such that all students benefit regardless of race, sex, national origin, religion, or socioeconomic status, etc.; discuss obstacles and avenues for collaboration among school board members, and between school boards and districts leaders in advancing educational equity via policy making and governance; and plan for centering equity in decision-making across policy domains in advancing educational equity. Learn more

2019 International Council for Educational Media Conference

Organization: Association for Educational Communications and Technology
Date: September 18-21, 2019
Location: Memphis, TN
Description: Emerging technologies are changing the landscape of educational media. From the introduction of virtual reality and augmented reality to the transformative capacity of big data analytics, the way we thinking about educational media is changing rapidly. For the 2019 ICEM we will explore the next phase of educational media by emphasizing the cutting edge of what's possible. The theme will focus on the new possibilities in hardware integrations, the forefront of sensor-based interactive classrooms, and the rapidly increasing opportunities for scaled interactive training throughout the world. Learn more

Future Ready Schools Leadership Institute 2019

Organization: Future Ready Schools Preparing Students for Success
Date: September 24-25, 2019
Location: Manchester, NH
Description: Future Ready Schools® (FRS) Leadership Institutes are f ree two-day professional learning events designed to support district teams of 3 to 9 people in creating policies, procedures, and practices that empower them to transform teaching and learning in their school and/or district.

The leadership institutes will inspire, invigorate, and inform district teams with a wealth of information and resources that will support their Future Ready efforts. District teams will collaborate to build regional networks of like-minded colleagues, generate feedback on practice, articulate actionable next steps, and identify resources to take their learner-centered strategies to the next level.

Attendees will leave the leadership institute with a better understanding of';“Equity of opportunities” in the context of digital transformation; the FRS framework and free resources as essential components of a successful digital conversion; strategies to articulate a vision for student-centered learning; building capacity across each FRS strand to change the culture, increase collaborative leadership, and develop a district/schoolwide program; and how to create a vision for digital transformation in your school or district. Learn more

Camp Making Sense of SCIENCE (MSS)

Organization: WestEd
Date: September 26-29, 2019
Location: Pacific Grove, CA
Description: Camp MSS is a yearly conference hosted by the Making Sense of SCIENCE (MSS) project from WestEd. It is a chance to deepen your science content knowledge and science teaching expertise while collaborating with other science educators and leaders in a beautiful setting.

This year, Camp MSS will focus on the pedagogical and leadership innovations that support the implementation of next generation science education. K–12 teacher campers will experience a 2-day professional learning course, focus groups on camper-selected topics, and various activities designed to promote a culture of continuous learning and collaboration. Administrators/leaders may choose between participating in a 2-day course, or participating in the first day of a 2-day course and then engaging in a simulation supporting the implementation of innovations in education. Learn more

Future Ready Schools Leadership Institute 2019

Organization: Future Ready Schools
Date: October 1-2, 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
Description: Future Ready Schools (FRS) Leadership Institutes are free two-day professional learning events designed to support district teams of 3 to 9 people in creating policies, procedures, and practices that empower them to transform teaching and learning in their school and/or district.

The leadership institutes will inspire, invigorate, and inform district teams with a wealth of information and resources that will support their Future Ready efforts. District teams will collaborate to build regional networks of like-minded colleagues, generate feedback on practice, articulate actionable next steps, and identify resources to take their learner-centered strategies to the next level.

Attendees will leave the leadership institute with a better understanding of';“Equity of opportunities” in the context of digital transformation; the FRS framework and free resources as essential components of a successful digital conversion; strategies to articulate a vision for student-centered learning; building capacity across each FRS strand to change the culture, increase collaborative leadership, and develop a district/schoolwide program; and how to create a vision for digital transformation in your school or district. Learn more

Future Ready Schools Leadership Institute 2019

Organization: Future Ready Schools
Date: October 7-8, 2019
Location: Cleveland, OH
Description: Future Ready Schools (FRS) Leadership Institutes are free two-day professional learning events designed to support district teams of 3 to 9 people in creating policies, procedures, and practices that empower them to transform teaching and learning in their school and/or district.

The leadership institutes will inspire, invigorate, and inform district teams with a wealth of information and resources that will support their Future Ready efforts. District teams will collaborate to build regional networks of like-minded colleagues, generate feedback on practice, articulate actionable next steps, and identify resources to take their learner-centered strategies to the next level.

Attendees will leave the leadership institute with a better understanding of';“Equity of opportunities” in the context of digital transformation; the FRS framework and free resources as essential components of a successful digital conversion; strategies to articulate a vision for student-centered learning; building capacity across each FRS strand to change the culture, increase collaborative leadership, and develop a district/schoolwide program; and how to create a vision for digital transformation in your school or district. Learn more

2019 Northwest Mathematics Conference

Organization: Center for Educational Leadership (CEL)
Date: October 10-12, 2019
Location: Tacoma, WA
Description: The 2019 Northwest Mathematics Conference will be held Thursday, October 10th through Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at the Tacoma Convention center and the neighboring Hotel Murano.

The Northwest Mathematics Conference has an excellent reputation based on quality and diversity of presenters. Participants will learn ways to engage all students in doing important mathematics. 

This conference brings together mathematics teachers from all levels of primary, secondary, and undergraduate education to learn and share about mathematics and pedagogy. Learn more

2019 Northwest Mathematics Conference

Organization: Center for Educational Leadership (CEL)
Date: October 10-12, 2019
Location: Tacoma, WA
Description: The 2019 Northwest Mathematics Conference will be held Thursday, October 10th through Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at the Tacoma Convention center and the neighboring Hotel Murano.

The Northwest Mathematics Conference has an excellent reputation based on quality and diversity of presenters. Participants will learn ways to engage all students in doing important mathematics. 

This conference brings together mathematics teachers from all levels of primary, secondary, and undergraduate education to learn and share about mathematics and pedagogy. Learn more

Creating School-Based Change through Future Ready Schools

Organization: Future Ready Schools
Date: October 18-18, 2019
Location: St Louis, MO
Description: This workshop is designed for school-based leaders (Principals, Librarians, and Instructional Coaches) explore effective school-based leadership strategies that assist with the transformation and modernization of student learning through the support from the Future Ready Schools (FRS) Framework. Grounded in leadership and school culture, participants will create a plan for building strong instructional partnerships, develop an understanding of change management, and explore effective strategies and tools that support the development of a Future Ready school, while building the capacity of like-minded educators in their region.

During the workshop, participants will:

  • Dive deep into the research-based Future Ready Framework and resources;
  • Understand the strands, network, and tools to support school-based change;
  • Explore the skills and strategies needed to lead a successful implement the FRS frameworks into the school;
  • Develop an understanding of change management and effective culture;
  • Understand how FRS can support your efforts throughout the planning process and beyond and;
  • Learn, network and share with like-minded peers in your area and from other FRS districts that are immersed in the work. Learn more

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