Upcoming Events

THURSDAY, JAN 24, 2019

6:00 PM

Memphis Trivia Night

Come test your Memphis know-how at the Rec Room on Thursday, January 24th at 6:00 p.m. Memphis Trivia Night is a fun-filled night of competition and comradery covering Memphis history, culture and current events. This is open to anyone new-to-Memphis, but especially for new teachers.

What was the name of the world's first self-service grocery chain?

What is the name of the city's oldest continuously operating restaurant? If you've got the answers, bring a friend and show off your local knowledge while enjoying light refreshments and a drink on New Memphis.

WHERE:

Rec Room

CONTACT INFORMATION:

New Memphis

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SATURDAY, JAN 26, 2019

10:00 AM

WINTER FAMILY DAY
The Harlem School of the Arts at the Herb Alpert Center invites you to a day of introductions. See all of the possibilities HSA has to offer both children and adults. Tour the facility, meet the faculty, observe classes and see demonstrations of student performances. Preview the HSA Spring Semester Classes in Music, Dance, Theatre, Art & Design and Musical Theatre. COME JOIN THE FUN, EXPLORE THE ARTS!
WHEN:

Jan. 26, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

HSA, 645 Saint Nicholas Avenue, NYC 10030

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Harlem School of the Arts

(212) 926-4100

COST:

FREE

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10:00 AM

5th Annual K-12 Administrator Job Fair
Educators, if you are seeking administrative positions for the 2019-20 school year, please plan on attending the 5th Annual Administrator Job Fair. The fair will host Human Resource personnel who are recruiting educators for administrative positions. Last year, 18 school districts participated in the job fair and hosted 126 educators seeking positions and networking opportunities with district representatives. Currently, this is the only fair that focuses on job opportunities for administrators. The districts that participated in last year’s job fair: Academy Sch. Dist. 20 Adams 12 Five Star Schools Adams 14 Sch. Dist. Aurora Public Schools Boulder Valley Sch. Dist. Brighton Sch. Dist. Cherry Creek Sch. Dist. Denver Public Schools DSST Pub. Sch. Douglas County Sch. Dist. Greeley-Evans Sch. Dist. 6 Jefferson Co. Sch. Littleton Pub. Sch. Mesa Co. Sch. Dist. 51 Pueblo City Schools St. Vrain Sch. Dist. STRIVE Prep Westminster Sch. Dist. Take advantage of the 2019 job fair to connect with school district representatives and learn about administrative openings for the coming school year! The event is FREE to all K-12 educators.
WHEN:

Jan. 26, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

St. Peter Claver S.J. Hall Regis University – Lowell Campus 3333 Regis Blvd. Denver, CO 80221

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jesus Escarcega

1 303 238-0864

COST:

Free to Educators

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10:00 AM

5th Annual Administrator Job Fair
Educators, if you are seeking administrative positions for the 2019-20 school year, please plan on attending the 5th Annual Administrator Job Fair. The fair will host Human Resource personnel who are recruiting educators for administrative positions. Last year, 18 school districts participated in the job fair and hosted 126 educators seeking positions and networking opportunities with district representatives. Currently, this is the only fair that focuses on job opportunities for administrators.
WHEN:

Jan. 26, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

St. Peter Claver S.J. Hall, Regis University – Lowell Campus 3333 Regis Blvd. Denver, CO 8022\1

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Jesus Escarcega

303.340.0864

COST:

Free to Educators

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11:00 AM

The INCLUDEnyc Fair
The INCLUDEnyc Fair is New York City’s largest annual free fair for young people with disabilities, where families can meet face-to-face with over 80 summer camps, year-round, afterschool, weekend, arts, sports, and recreational programs. Formerly known as Summer Fun & More, the INCLUDEnyc Fair's expansion beyond just summer camps sends an important message about inclusion and access for young people and their families who may not otherwise have known many of these programs were available to them. Come check out the many programs for yourself or your young person with disabilities, all in the same space. Hotel Pennsylvania is fully accessible and the event is free to attend. Children are welcome.
WHEN:

Jan. 26, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Hotel Pennsylvania (401 7th Ave,NY NY 10001)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

INCLUDEnyc

212-677-4650

COST:

FREE

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MONDAY, JAN 28, 2019

9:00 AM

Examining the American Indian Boarding School Experience
What is the legacy and impact of American Indian boarding schools? In partnership, Facing History and Ourselves and the National Museum of the American Indian in New York, we will examine case studies in our resource Stolen Lives: The Indigenous Peoples of Canada and the Indian Residential Schools of two all-Indian boarding schools in the United States, and their attempts to “Americanize” indigenous students. Register Online: https://bit.ly/2BgMzVb
WHERE:

National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green New York, NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Renee Harleston

646.998.5840

COST:

$10.00

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TUESDAY, JAN 29, 2019

10:00 AM

Storefront Academy Open House
Storefront Academy currently is a K–4 and we believe the whole child model demands that equal attention is paid to social and emotional wellness as to academic readiness. We believe that children cannot reach their full potential in the classroom unless their non-academic needs are met. Attend our weekly open houses to tour our school during school hours.
WHEN:

Jan. 29, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

Storefront Academy 609 Jackson Ave Bronx, NY 10452

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maria Ruiz

6467587201

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10:00 AM

Storefront Academy House
Storefront Academy currently is a K–1 and we believe the whole child model demands that equal attention is paid to social and emotional wellness as to academic readiness. We believe that children cannot reach their full potential in the classroom unless their non-academic needs are met. Attend our weekly open houses to tour our school during school hours.
WHEN:

Jan. 29, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE:

70 E. 129th st New York, NY 10029

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Manuela Martinez

6467587201

COST:

free

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THURSDAY, JAN 31, 2019

9:00 AM

Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
The shooting of Michael Brown and the protests that followed became a flashpoint for the discussion about race, policing, and justice. Using the information aftermath of Ferguson and a new unit co-created by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, this workshop will examine how implicit biases shape our understanding of the world, and how news literacy skills and concepts can help students find reliable information to make decisions, take action, and become effective civic participants in today’s complex information landscape.
WHEN:

Jan. 31, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Princeton University

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Renee Harleston

646.998.5840

COST:

$25.00

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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019

7:00 PM

Chalkbeat & Spillit present a night of storytelling
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.
Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.    
WHEN:

Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

WHERE:

Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Chalkbeat Tennessee

COST:

$10

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TUESDAY, FEB 5, 2019

8:00 AM

2019 Threat Assessment Symposium
The morning plenary will be a fascinating four-hour presentation by the international expert, Peter Langman, PH.D., on the psychology of school shooters. The afternoon will be a three-hour presentation by Sam Jingfors, who manages the fast-paced Safer Schools Together Social Media Team and is the lead developer and trainer of the “Digital Threat Assessment.” Register online.
WHEN:

Feb. 5, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

WHERE:

Adams12 Conference Center

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Colorado School Safety Resource Center

3032394391

COST:

$50.00

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WEDNESDAY, FEB 6, 2019

5:00 PM

Early Childhood Leadership Commission Annual Report Presentation
Please join us to discuss how our shared vision across state agencies and community partners is helping children and families in Colorado. Appetizers and beverages will be served! Please RSVP to Amanda Pelletier at amanda.pelletier@state.co.us
WHEN:

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

WHERE:

Colorado Health Foundation, 1780 Pennsylvania Street, Denver

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Amanda Pelletier

7205575208

COST:

No cost

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THURSDAY, FEB 7, 2019

5:30 PM

The ABCs of ZZZ: A Educator’s Guide to Sleep
Ever daydream about, well, dreaming? You’re not alone. On February 7th, join the Robertson Center at Success Academy for The ABCs of ZZZ: An Educator’s Guide to Sleep to jump-start your journey to the shut-eye of your dreams. Hear from Dr. Chris Winter, “The Sleep Whisperer,” about what you can do to sleep longer and better every night, and learn tricks for bedtime that you can implement right away. This free event is specially designed for and open to all educators and will be stocked with a steady flow of milk and cookies as well as giveaways and freebies — including a brand-new mattress for one very lucky snoozer.
WHERE:

The Robertson Center, 500 West 41st Street (SW corner of 10th Ave) New York, NY 10018

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Lindsay Connors

929-394-1351

COST:

FREE

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MONDAY, FEB 11, 2019

12:00 AM

Annual Summit, TN Educational Equity Coalition, Nashville
Education advocates from across Tennessee will convene at the annual summit organized by the Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition. The two-day event will feature national, state and local leaders discussing pressing educational issues. Members attend breakout sessions, craft an action agenda, and learn about advocacy strategies. The summit will close with visits to state lawmakers in Tennessee's Legislature.
WHEN:

Feb. 11, 12:00 AM to Feb. 12, 12:00 AM

WHERE:

Nashville, TN

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Conexion Americas

615.454.6181

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TUESDAY, FEB 12, 2019

8:30 AM

Panel and Workshop: Building a Pipeline of Anti-Racist Teachers
The East Harlem Teaching Residency is rooted in anti-racist practices, preparing its graduates to support the young people of East Harlem as they realize their best possible selves. Rather than training teachers to have an awareness of racism, the program is designed to shape transformative educators who actively work to dismantle racism. Join Hunter College School of Education and the East Harlem Teaching Residency to learn more about how EHTR develops anti-racist teachers. The event will include, a keynote speaker; a program overview; a panel of graduates, an EHTR staff member, a Hunter team member, and possibly a principal; and a workshop on bias-free language.
WHEN:

Feb. 12, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE:

2050 2nd Ave, New York NY, 10029

CONTACT INFORMATION:

East Harlem Teaching Residency

2128310650

COST:

Free

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