Upcoming Events

TUESDAY, JAN 23, 2018

5:00 PM

School Choice Festival, Nashville
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools will hold its School Choice Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Fairgrounds. The annual event is designed to help families look at options outside of their neighborhood schools by bringing all Metro Schools — neighborhood, magnet and more — in one place at the same time. Families can visit with teachers and staff, learn about school programs, and sign up for school tours. The application process opens on Jan. 10, and the final deadline to apply is Feb. 2. See this video for more information.
WHEN:

Jan. 23, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

WHERE:

Nashville Fairgrounds

CONTACT INFORMATION:

MNPS

COST:

Free

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7:00 PM

Gubernatorial Education Forum, Nashville
A one-hour gubernatorial forum focused solely on education will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. CT in Nashville. The event will be televised live and is being co-hosted by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education, Belmont University, NewsChannel 5, and USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee. Participating candidates will be Mae Beavers, former Tennessee state senator; Randy Boyd, former commissioner of Economic and Community Development; Karl Dean, former mayor of Nashville; Craig Fitzhugh, Tennessee House of Representatives minority leader; Beth Harwell, speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives; and Bill Lee, businessman.
WHEN:

Jan. 23, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Curb Event Center, Belmont University, Nashville

CONTACT INFORMATION:

State Collaborative on Reforming Education

WEDNESDAY, JAN 24, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 24, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Macon Hall Elementary School, 9800 Macon Rd, Cordova, TN 38016

THURSDAY, JAN 25, 2018

4:00 PM

Mom UP! Project
Colorado moms! Join the Mom UP! Project on Thursday, January 25th for a mom's night out that will include intriguing guest speakers, pop up shops, mingling and cash bars. $8 from every ticket will be donated back to the public or private school of your choice. Every attendee receives a swag bag! Held at the Stanley Marketplace from 4-9:30pm. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2910271
WHERE:

The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Mom's Night Out Productions, LLC

720-841-2545

COST:

$25

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4:30 PM

Hunter College School of Education Open House
We invite you to attend the Hunter College School of Education Open House. Learn about our graduate and undergraduate programs in education, counseling, and leadership. Master's degree and advanced certificate programs are available for certified teachers. Meet faculty and current SOE students, and gain insight on the application process for fall 2018.
WHERE:

Hunter College - 695 Park Avenue New York, New York, 10065

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Ashley Rolon-Marlowe

2127724624

COST:

Free

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5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 25, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Kingsbury Middle School, 1276 N Graham St, Memphis, TN 38122

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5:00 PM

Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership Open House
The Hunter College Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Instructional Leadership will prepare experienced educators to become effective practitioner leaders who are able to translate current research into practice. The program is designed for working teacher leaders, administrators and other education professionals. Classes take place one evening per week and students complete the 60 credit program in 5 years. Graduates of the applied doctoral program will develop the ability to digest, synthesize, and apply new research quickly to improve educational outcomes for students. RSVP Here: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/school-of-education/prospective-grad-students/open-houses Email: [email protected] with questions
WHERE:

Hunter College - 695 Park Avenue Room 1203 East, NY, NY, 10065

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Hunter College School of Education

2127724668

COST:

Free

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7:00 PM

Show Mem the Money: The Education Edition
Join High Ground News, Chalkbeat Tennessee and MLK50: Justice Through Journalism for “Show Mem The Money: The Education Edition,” a conversation with Memphis education leaders about how the business of education can be an economic driver for women- and black-owned businesses as one of the city’s largest employers. The event is the third in a series of discussions about racial and economic inequality in Memphis. We’ll seek to answer: What role do educators play in promoting economic equity in Memphis business? Doors open at 6:30 and discussion will start at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at Freedom Preparatory Academy's new Whitehaven campus.   Panelists will include representatives from:
  • Shelby County Schools;
  • Castle Black Construction;
  • Freedom Prep.
WHERE:

3750 Millbranch Road Memphis, TN 38116

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Chalkbeat Tennessee

COST:

Free

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FRIDAY, JAN 26, 2018

8:00 AM

Jefferson Community Report Release
Join Edgewater Collective as they release the Jefferson Success Pathway Community Report and share updated data from their cradle to career milestones.
WHERE:

1560 Teller Street, Lakewood, CO 80214

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Edgewater Collective

303-748-0631

COST:

None

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SATURDAY, JAN 27, 2018

9:00 AM

Down The Rabbit Hole With Alice Keeler: Adventures in Google
Alice Keeler (@alicekeeler) -- world-renowned educator and Google-certified tech aficionado -- is coming to mindSpark Learning for a day chock full of Google resources, add-ons and her favorite EdTech tools! Explore and discover unique ways to use Google in your learning environment, take part in hands-on learning with Alice and develop a wealth of new ideas for your school or classroom. In other words, we’re going down the rabbit hole with Alice and exploring some adventures in Google. She’ll share inspirational insights on her many areas of expertise in the EdTech arena, and work hand-in-hand with you to develop implementable strategies for your school or classroom. End the night by enjoying casual conversation during a special happy hour and book signing with Alice and our staff, as well. Key Content: Alice’s favorite EdTech tools, and their many uses in a wide array of varying learning environments G Suite for Education Google Classroom Use spreadsheets to automate daily tasks and organize workflow Explore Alice’s Add-Ons and Templates for Google and how to utilize them Participants will gain new knowledge and inspiration from Alice, a toolbox filled with fresh and unexpected ways to use Google in learning environments and the resources needed to support implementation. When: Saturday, January 27, 9:00am-6:00pm Where: 455 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226 Cost: $99/early bird pricing (through 12/31) and $125/per person regular pricing Register here: http://bit.ly/alicekeelermsl
WHEN:

Jan. 27, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

WHERE:

455 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Beth Mossholder

(303) 963-5390

COST:

$99/early bird pricing (through 12/31) and $125/per person regular pricing

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10:00 AM

Park Hill Past to Future: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Education
This community event will focus on issues of gentrification and segregation in the Park Hill neighborhood schools. Speakers include Nita Mosby-Tyler, of the Equity Project, and Alan Gottlieb of Edit, Write, Think and there will be opportunity for community discussion. The event is free and lunch will be provided.
WHERE:

McAuliffe International School/Smiley Middle School, 2540 Holly Street, Denver

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Andrew Lefkowits

617-413-9085

COST:

Free

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11:00 AM

INCLUDEnyc Fair
It's New York City's largest annual year-around social and recreational activities fair for young people with disabilities. More than 80 organizations - including the NY Transit Museum, Intrepid Museum, and the 92Y - will be there to speak face-to-face to parents of young people with disabilities about their programs. Hotel Pennsylvania is fully accessible and the event is free to attend. Children are welcome! Translation available in Spanish, Chinese, and American Sign Language.
WHEN:

Jan. 27, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Hotel Pennsylvania 401 7th Ave, 18th Floor New York, NY 10001

CONTACT INFORMATION:

INCLUDEnyc

(212) 677-4660 ext. 38

COST:

Free

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WEDNESDAY, JAN 31, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Jan. 31, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Hickory Ridge Elementary, 3890 Hickory Hill Rd, Memphis, TN 38115

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THURSDAY, FEB 1, 2018

5:00 PM

Shelby County Schools curriculum workshop for parents, Memphis
Shelby County Schools reading and math coaches are holding several workshops to equip parents with resources to help their children learn the district's new math and reading curriculums. Free dinner and child care will be provided.
WHEN:

Feb. 1, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Grandview Heights Middle School, 2342 Clifton Ave, Memphis, TN 38127

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5:30 PM

MƒA Thursday Think: Weapons of Math Destruction
MƒA Thursday Thinks is a monthly speaker series that features thought-provoking talks from STEM experts – including scientists, mathematicians, authors, journalists and educators. In this talk, author and former director of the Lede Program in Data Practices at Columbia University Dr. Cathy O’Neil will expose the mathematical models that shape our future, both as individuals and as a society. These “weapons of math destruction” score teachers and students, sort résumés, grant (or deny) loans, evaluate workers, target voters, set parole, and monitor our health.
WHEN:

Feb. 1, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Simons Foundation, 160 Fifth Ave, 2nd floor

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Scott Woodson

6464370944

COST:

Free, but must register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thursday-think-weapons-of-math-destruction-tickets-40111450428

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FRIDAY, FEB 2, 2018

9:00 AM

Apply Right: 2-Day Seminar
Do you want to start your own charter school? The Apply Right Seminar is an intense, two-full-day program led by a national expert on charter planning. Apply Right is the first step in getting your school vision off the ground. The two-day program walks potential charter applicants through each section of New York State’s charter applications, providing guidance, resources, tools and best practices to help teams develop thoughtful school designs and strong applications. Ideal participants are individuals or teams that are considering/will be applying for a charter during one of the authorizers’ 2018 RFP Rounds (to open a school for the 2019-20 school year). Each team is encouraged to bring up to 3 team members in total to the session. The $600.00 seminar fee includes a comprehensive guidebook as well as breakfast, lunch and snacks. Register here: https://nyccharterschools.wufoo.com/forms/apply-right-february-2-3-2018/
WHEN:

Feb. 2, 9:00 AM to Feb. 3, 5:00 PM

WHERE:

NYC Charter School Center: 111 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY 10006

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Kayla Turner

2124378337

COST:

$600

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TUESDAY, FEB 6, 2018

5:30 PM

DPS ED Talk: Students Speaking Up
Join Denver Public Schools for part two of our three-part series focused on belonging. Hear from our students on what it means to belong- in DPS, in the community and in life, through spoken word performances, personal stories and more. Featuring students from YAALL (Young African-American and Latinx Leaders). Free to attend, register online: www.tinyurl.com/edtalkfeb6
WHEN:

Feb. 6, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

WHERE:

Bruce Randolph School, Denver CO

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Culture, Equity and Leadership Team

7204233173

COST:

Free!

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MONDAY, FEB 26, 2018

8:00 AM

Lead the Change 2018, Nashville
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition will host its third annual two-day education summit featuring former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, CEO of Education Trust.
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 8:00 AM to Feb. 27, 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Nashville TBD

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Vilmaris González

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7:00 PM

NYC Public HS Admissions: Everything You Need to Know Before Results Come Out
If you are a middle school family or school counselor/leader anticipating public high school results, this webinar is for you. In this webinar, you will learn about: What can I expect when results are issued? What are my options if I'm not happy, and how can I get help? What is Round 2? How do appeals work? How can I best prepare for the day I receive results? Presenter: Maurice Frumkin is President of NYC Admissions Solutions and former Deputy Executive Director of High School Admissions with the NYC Department of Education (DOE). Maurice has counseled hundreds of families on the HS admissions process, and while with the DOE he supervised the SHSAT administration and trained and supported dozens of school counselors throughout NYC on all aspects of the HS admissions process. Maurice is a frequent lecturer at schools and PTA meetings across the city. NYC Admissions Solutions helps families and schools navigate K-college public and private school admissions. See our website for details or to contact us about a complimentary consultation. Register here and share with friends now - capacity is limited.
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Webinar/Online

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maurice Frumkin

3477092258

COST:

Free

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WEDNESDAY, FEB 28, 2018

4:00 PM

CIty College School of Education Spring 2018 Graduate Open House
On February 28th, the City College School of Education will host its Spring 2018 Graduate Open House. Come meet and talk with deans, program faculty, current graduate students, representatives from admissions, financial aid and a host of other campus affiliate partners to learn more about our graduate programs and supports as you plan for a career in education/educational leadership! Admissions information sessions will be held every 30 minutes during the event to guide you through the application process. The School of Education offers master's degrees, advanced certificates , extensions and non-degree certificates in all terms including summer. RSVP to EDUCATION.CCNY.CUNY.EDU/OPENHOUSE or contact us at (212) 650- 5490. We look forward to seeing you on February 28th!
WHEN:

Feb. 28, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

City College - NAC Ballroom (160 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Stacia Pusey, Assistant Dean

(212) 650-5345

COST:

Free Event

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SATURDAY, MAR 3, 2018

10:00 AM

Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest
The Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest is two fantastical days of science and arts. Every exhibitor (100+) designs a hands-on experience that lets you hack, tinker, create, build, learn, and smile. An all-ages event, STEAM Fest is mostly indoors and happens rain or shine! From drones and airplanes to Human Minecraft and robots, the tech nerds will be in heaven. And, if you’re more the artsy type - wait until you see the sewing machines, mosaic tiles, and so many other adventures to be had. http://makerbolder.com/steam
WHEN:

Mar. 3, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Boulder County Fairgrounds

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Anne Fellini

7204129013

COST:

$10-13, multi-day and family discounts available

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SUNDAY, MAR 4, 2018

10:00 AM

Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest
The Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest is two fantastical days of science and arts. Every exhibitor (100+) designs a hands-on experience that lets you hack, tinker, create, build, learn, and smile. An all-ages event, STEAM Fest is mostly indoors and happens rain or shine! From drones and airplanes to Human Minecraft and robots, the tech nerds will be in heaven. And, if you’re more the artsy type - wait until you see the sewing machines, mosaic tiles, and so many other adventures to be had. http://makerbolder.com/steam
WHEN:

Mar. 4, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont, CO

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Anne Fellini

7204129013

COST:

$10-13, multi-day and family discounts available

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FRIDAY, MAR 9, 2018

8:00 AM

Win Win Discipline
Create discipline solutions where you win and your students win. Gain a new perspective on discipline problems and come away with tools that really work. Convert every disruption into a learning opportunity. Go beyond ending disruptions—teach responsible behaviors and life skills. In this Win-Win Discipline overview, you'll learn all the basics: to identify the four types of disruptive behavior; to recognize the seven positions from which they spring; and what to do in the moment-of-disruption. Learn to follow-up and to prevent future disruptions. Experience the power of the most comprehensive approach to discipline ever created. https://www.kaganonline.com/workshops/usa_tour/bronx_ny_wwd_3_9_2018.php
WHEN:

Mar. 9, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Bronx Lighthouse Charter School 1001 Intervale Avenue, Bronx NY 10459

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Darlene Alvarez

646.915.0025

COST:

$219

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THURSDAY, MAR 15, 2018

7:50 AM

Breakfast for Lunch – Supporting CYC Futures Academy
Breakfast for Lunch supports the Futures Academy, a partnership program of Colorado Youth for a Change and Aurora Public Schools which helps at-risk high school students find successful pathways to their education. This is a FREE event however guests will be asked to donate to help us provide breakfast and lunch to keep our students nourished and ready to learn. RSVP to Robert Ham at [email protected]
WHEN:

Mar. 15, 7:50 AM to 9:00 AM

WHERE:

Aurora Public Schools Professional Learning and Conference Center, 15771 E 1st Ave, Aurora, CO 80011

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Robert Ham

3039289774

COST:

FREE

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FRIDAY, MAR 16, 2018

7:00 AM

Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference
The Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) aims to support and solidify the growing understanding of the importance of investing in our youngest children. As the largest and leading regional conference, RMECC provides an opportunity for teachers, practitioners and advocates to learn, share and connect. Now in its seventh year, the conference offers top-notch keynote speakers, hundreds of workshops and exhibitors, and networking opportunities.
WHERE:

Colorado Convention Center, Downtown Denver

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Nicole Riehl

720-296-0633

COST:

Early bird price: $150 for one day, $250 for both; after 1/31 one day is $175, $300 for both

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SATURDAY, MAR 17, 2018

8:30 AM

10th Annual Charter School Teacher Job Fair
This is the largest teacher job fair in Colorado exclusively for charter schools and presents an excellent opportunity for schools and teaching candidates to participate in face-to-face interviews to discuss career opportunities. Teachers, counselors, administrators, and schools from Colorado and surrounding states will attend. Approximately 70 charter schools and as many as 500 teacher candidates attend this annual event.
WHEN:

Mar. 17, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

WHERE:

Peak to Peak Charter School, 800 Merlin Drive, Lafayette CO, 80026

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jen Dauzvardis

303-453-4730

COST:

Free for teacher candidates!

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FRIDAY, MAR 23, 2018

10:00 AM

Annual College Fair at Walton Ed. Complex
High Schools can register for the Annual UFT Bronx College Fair. Representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities will be on hand to offer admissions support and information. There will also be representatives from local organizations that offer admissions support. Registration is required for school groups. http://www.uft.org/events/uft-bronx-college-fair Parents attending with children are welcome as walk-ins.
WHEN:

Mar. 23, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

2500 Halsey Street

CONTACT INFORMATION:

James F. Rodriguez

866-509-5921

COST:

FREE

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SUNDAY, MAR 25, 2018

9:00 AM

Men in Education 2018…Awakening
Join us for our third annual symposium as we seek to educate, uplift, and celebrate Men in Education. Our workshops will include father engagement, mentoring, empowerment, and keynote speaker. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
WHEN:

Mar. 25, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

United Federation of Teachers, 52 Broadway, New York NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Tesa Wilson

2128440581

COST:

Free

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SATURDAY, APR 7, 2018

12:00 AM

MLK50 Community Event
The Frayser Community PTSA & WKNO will present a MLK Essay Contest with a community fun filled event. Food, Fun, Games, Bands, Cultural Awareness Performances and much more.
WHEN:

Apr. 7, 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM

WHERE:

Ed Rice Community Center

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Claudia Jones

9014884170

COST:

FREE

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WEDNESDAY, APR 18, 2018

5:30 PM

Achieve Gala
The Achieve Gala is the DPS Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the more than 92,000 students and nearly 200 schools in DPS. The event brings together the entire community – business leaders, elected officials, parents, educators, alumni, and more – in support of our students.
WHEN:

Apr. 18, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE:

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center - 650 15th St, Denver, CO 80202

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Denver Public Schools Foundation

(720) 423-3553

COST:

Varies

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FRIDAY, APR 27, 2018

5:30 PM

DSST Public Schools: Annual Slice of Pi event
The annual Slice of Pi event supports DSST students by sustaining school operations such as technology, curriculum development, electives, and much more. This unique event brings together supporters, parents, students and staff for an evening of fun, interactive presentations and a program celebrating our entire community. Slice of Pi 2018 will honor Senator Michael Bennet for his support of DSST's mission to eliminate educational inequity in Denver and beyond. For questions or sponsorship information, please contact Bill Tortorici, Senior Manager of Individual Giving, at [email protected]cienceandtech.org
WHERE:

DSST: Stapleton High School, 2000 Valentia Street Denver, CO, 80238

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Bill Tortorici

303-524-6363

COST:

$100 for an Individual Ticket, Sponsorships Available

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