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.

2018 International Conference

Organization: Association for Science Teacher Education
Date: January 3–6, 2018
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: The Association for Science Teacher Education is a non-profit professional organization composed of over 800 members from countries around the globe. The mission of the ASTE is to promote excellence in science teacher education world-wide through scholarship and innovation. The annual conference provides a variety of sessions organized around conference threads such as equity and diversity, policy and reform, and science teacher professional development. Learn More

Project Lead The Way California State Conference

Organization: Project Lead the Way
Date: January 22-24, 2018
Location: Riverside, CA
Description: The state conferences provides a way for students, educators, administrators, community stakeholders, business leaders, and more to get involved with Project Lead the Way, connect with one another, and learn together. Learn More

Middle Grades Summit

Organization: Association for Middle School Level Education
Date: February 2–3, 2018
Location: Honolulu, HI
Description: This two-day intensive, innovative summit offers professional learning designed exclusively for middle grades educators. You will take back ideas to immediately implement in your school and classroom and network with other passionate educators who, like you, know that middle school is their calling. Learn More

2018 National Policy Training Conference

Organization: Magnet Schools of America
Date: February 7-9, 2018
Location: Washington, DC
Description: As states and school districts begin to prepare to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, it is imperative that magnet school leaders and educators understand the implications of this comprehensive law and know what to expect as it is rolled out for the first time next school year.

During the event there will be multiple workshops and sessions designed to help you unpack your state’s ESSA implementation plan; align the Pillars of Magnet Schools and the Standards of Excellence with the law’s accountability requirements; and leverage new federal education funding opportunities.

In addition, the conference will feature a Magnet Schools Assistance Program briefing hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, powerful keynote presentations, congressional speakers, panel discussions, Capitol Hill meetings, and networking opportunities. Learn more

2018 National Title I Conference

Organization: National Title I Association
Date: February 8–11, 2018
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Description: The National Title I Conference is an annual project of the National Title I Association and the only conference focused entirely on national Title I issues. The Conference emphasizes the critical nature of doing what’s right and what’s needed – today – to help every child succeed and achieve at high levels. Join thousands of other Title I practitioners from across the country for this incredible professional development opportunity. Learn more

Texas Project Lead The Way State Conference

Organization: Project Lead the Way
Date: February 12-13, 2018
Location: Addison, TX
Description: The state conferences provides a way for students, educators, administrators, community stakeholders, business leaders, and more to get involved with Project Lead the Way, connect with one another, and learn together. Learn More

National Conference on Education - Education in the Digital Age

Organization: The School Superintendents Association
Date: February 15–17, 2018
Location: Nashville, TN
Description: Established in 2014, AASA Digital Consortium was created to support school district leadership in the areas of innovation, creativity, and technology. The collective experiences with this unique leadership opportunity through AASA have strengthened the impact of the digital-age technologies in our respective school districts. The Consortium provides the opportunity to focus on digital conversion opportunities with peers and to receive guidance from pioneers in our professional association. Learn More

AACTE 70th Annual Meeting

Organization: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Date: March 1–3, 2018
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: The Annual Meeting provides a forum for educators to engage in meaningful discussions, share research and practices, and become better equipped to drive change in the educator preparation field. Join the nationwide conversation on educator preparation's future, while connecting with over 2,000 education leaders and suppliers, and help achieve your most ambitious goals by attending the Annual Meeting. Learn More

2018 AACTE Annual Meeting and Exhibits

Organization: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Date: March 1–3, 2018
Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: The Annual Meeting provides a forum for educators to engage in meaningful discussions, share research and practices, and become better equipped to drive change in the educator preparation field. Join the nationwide conversation on educator preparation's future, while connecting with over 2,000 education leaders and suppliers, and helping you achieve your most ambitious goals by attending the Annual Meeting. Learn more

Science on My Mind

Organization: National Science Teachers Association
Date: March 15–18, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Atlanta conference, the Conference Committee has planned the conference around four strands that explore topics of current significance, enabling you to focus on a specific area of interest or need. Including: focusing on evidence of 3-D learning, imagining science as the foundation for STEM, reflecting on access for all students, comprehending the role of literacy in science. Learn more

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