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February's Professional Development Calendar Highlights
posted by: Cindy Omlin | February 24, 2013, 12:11 AM   


Looking for professional development opportunities?  Check out these highlights from our professional development calendar.  There are several national conferences coming up, so don’t forget to register and secure your spot!


February 27, 2013, 6:30 – 8 pm EST
, Webinar, Pythagorean Theorem: Exploring Space Through Math—Lunar RoverIn this professional development web seminar, participants learn to use the distance formula and the Pythagorean theorem to determine the minimal path and minimal time for a lunar rover to perform tasks on the surface of the moon. NSTA, Membership needed.  

February 28, 2013, 7 – 8:30 pm EST,
Webinar, The American Business Revolution: Corporate Consolidation in the Nineteenth CenturyThis Webinar explores the growth of American Corporations in the decades following the Civil War, providing resources and tools to help teachers in their instruction of the subject. National Humanities Center: America in Class, $35

March 5, 2013, 4 – 5 pm EST,
Webinar, Developing Intrinsic Motivation in Students with Chris Wejr and Larry FerlazzoOur expert guests-teacher and author Larry Ferlazzo and principal Chris Wejr-will provide background and actionable strategies for creating conditions in classrooms and schools that inspire students to take greater ownership of their learning and futures. Education Week, $49.

March 7 – 10, 2013,
Fort Worth, TX, National Art Education Association 2013 National Convention: Drawing Community ConnectionsThe NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. As such, it is the world's largest art education convention. NAEA, $80 - $230.

March 14 – 16, 2013,
Palm Springs, CA, CUE to the Core Annual ConferenceThe CUE Conference is the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the United States.CUE, $115 - $330.

March 16 – 18, 2013,
Chicago, IL, ASCD 68th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show. ASCD, $399 – 465

April 3 – 6, 2013,
San Antonio, TX, Council for Exceptional Children 2013 Convention & Expo: Join us in San Antonio for the CEC 2013 Convention & Expo – the largest professional development event dedicated to special and gifted education. CEC, $179-638

April 11 – 14, 2013,
San Antonio, TX, National Science Teachers Association 2013 National ConferenceWith the theme Next Generation Science: Learning, Literacy, and Living, the conference strands will focus on Next Generation Assessments, Next Generation Elementary Science, Next Generation Special Populations, and Next Generation Technology. NSTA, $270-360

April 17 – 20, 2013,
Denver, CO, National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics Annual MeetingJoin us at NCTM’s Annual Meeting in Denver, April 17-20, to learn more about current math education topics, such as the Common Core, response to intervention, assessment, research, reasoning and proof, technology, and STEM. NCTM, $132 - $446.

 

April 19 – 22, 2013, San Antonio, TX, International Reading Association Annual Convention:Join the celebration in San Antonio, Texas from April 19-22, 2013, and connect with more than 10,000 of your colleagues from around the globe. Your investment affords you the chance to learn from some of the most innovative leaders in the field of literacy—and gain the knowledge you need to make an even greater difference in your classroom. IRA, $399 - $479.

See an opportunity you’d like to attend but don’t have the funds?  The 
deadline for Teacher Scholarships is March 1!

Our entire Professional Development Calendar is available to members, and the link can be found in our new professional development focused member newsletter, 
PD Matters.  Are you a member, but did not get PD Matters?  Contact us and we’ll make sure you get added to the list.

Originally posted by Melissa at AAE.

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