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April 6, 2018

MCAE NETWORK 2018 Conference

Join the Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education for another inspiring conference featuring high quality workshops that give you the tools you need to shine in the classroom, as a counselor, and as an administrator. It will be held on Friday, April 6 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA.

There’s something new every year, no matter what you teach or what your role is at your program.

  • Network with more than 500 of your colleagues
  • Learn from experts in more than 50 workshop sessions
  • Celebrate with award winners who are leaders in the field of ABE
  • Meet with exhibitors to preview exciting new products and materials

Workshop topics to include:

  • ABE instruction at high, intermediate and low levels
  • Administration
  • Advising
  • College and Career Readiness (CCR)
  • Content areas (e.g. reading, writing, math and science)
  • Contextualized instruction
  • Curriculum development
  • Enrichment for practitioners
  • ESOL instruction at high, intermediate and low levels
  • Formative assessment
  • Integrated skills and strategies
  • GED and HiSET
  • Public policy (state and federal)
  • Research
  • Technology
  • WIOA’s impact on program design and performance standards
  • Workforce development
  • Working conditions
  • Workplace education
  • Resource development
  • And much more!

Learn more and register here. 

Date: April 6, 2018
Venue: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center
Phone: (508) 460-0700
Address:
181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA, 01752, United States

March 25, 2018 – March 26, 2018

2018 MSLA Conference

The annual Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA) conference will be held on March 25 and 26 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. It is a wonderful professional development opportunity bringing together the state’s K-12 librarians, educators, administrators, and more. Featured speakers include A.S. King, Jennifer Casa-Todd, and Thomas Murray. Learn more and register here. 

Start: March 25, 2018
End: March 26, 2018
Venue: DCU Center
Phone: 508-755-6800
Address:
50 Foster St, Worcester, 01608, United States

March 3, 2018

Young Writers Conference

On March 3 Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury will host the 28th Annual Betty Curtis Worcester County Young Writers Conference. Students will meet in groups led by local writers to work on writing skills and share their work. The conference is open to all students grades 7 to 12. Preregistration is required. Learn more and register here. 

Date: March 3, 2018
Venue: Saint John's High School
Phone: (508) 842-8934
Address:
378 Main Street, Shrewsbury, 01545, United States

March 2, 2018

Read Across America Day

The National Education Association’s Read Across America day is on March 2 — Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Visit the Read Across America Day website for guides and activities for ideas to celebrate.

Date: March 2, 2018

January 27, 2018

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018

Saturday, January 28 is Multicultural Children’s Book Day. It’s a great time to enjoy a book celebrating diversity. Check out the Multicultural Children’s Book Day website for book lists and other free resources. #ReadYourWorld

Date: January 27, 2018

December 2, 2017 – December 7, 2017

Mass Literacy Bookfair at Barnes & Noble Prudential Center

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Join Mass Literacy on December 2 at the Prudential Center Barnes and Noble in Boston for our Celebrate Literacy bookfair. Enjoy a full day of fun literacy activities for the whole family. Just mention “Mass Literacy” at checkout and Barnes and Noble will donate a portion of purchases to our nonprofit.

Can’t make it on December 2? Shop online at www.BN.com from December 2 through December 7 and use code 12258620 at checkout to support Mass Literacy.

Activities include:
10:00 am to 3:00 pm: Literacy-themed photo booth
10:00 am to 3:00 pm: Story-making activity for children
11:30 am and 12:00 pm: Yoga story times for kids
1:00 pm: Mass Literacy Champions awards ceremony to honor outstanding educators

Plus! Try a “Literacy Latte” in the Café and get your free literacy necklace while supplies last.

Teacher Appreciation Discount: Educators can receive up to 25% off after signing up for your free Barnes and Noble educator card.

Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
617-247-6959

Questions about the event? Email julie.defrancesco@bostonherald.com

Start: December 2, 2017
End: December 7, 2017
Venue: Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
Phone: 617-247-6959
Address:
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States

October 25, 2017 – October 26, 2017

MassCUE Fall Conference 2017

The MassCUE and M.A.S.S. 2017 Annual Technology Conference provides educators from across the Commonwealth with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology. The two-day event at Gillette Stadium includes hands on workshops and presentations by technology leaders. The conference is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.) Learn more here. 

Start: October 25, 2017
End: October 26, 2017
Venue: Gillette Stadium
Address:
1 Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA, 02035, United States

October 22, 2017 – October 24, 2017

Literacy for All 28th Annual Conference

The annual Literacy for All Conference is a leading literacy and Reading Recovery conference in the Northeast. This conference is ideal for teachers, administrators, literacy coaches, reading specialists, and Reading Recovery educators. The three day event will be held October 22 through October 24 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Learn more and register here. 

Start: October 22, 2017
End: October 24, 2017
Venue: Rhode Island Convention Center
Phone: 401-458-6000
Address:
1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI, 02903, United States

October 20, 2017 – October 21, 2017

NEATE Conference 2017

The New England Association of Teacher’s of English is hosting their 115th annual conference on Oct 20 – Oct 21 at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield, MA. This year’s theme is “Literacy for Change” which reminds us of the power of words to effect change, both within and without: for students, for educators and for society. Learn more and register here.

Start: October 20, 2017
End: October 21, 2017
Venue: Holiday Inn Mansfield-Foxboro Area
Phone: 508 3392200
Address:
31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield, MA, 02048 , United States

July 11, 2017 – July 12, 2017

Immigrant Student Success Online Workshop from the ILC

Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators is a free online workshop for educators, administrators and volunteers from The Immigrant Learning Center. It will be held on July 11 and 12 from 11 am to 1:30 pm. The program will encourage the progress of immigrant students through interactive webinars, group activities and live exercises with experts. Certificates are available upon completion of the workshop (5 hours). Learn more and register here. 

 

 

Start: July 11, 2017
End: July 12, 2017
Cost: Free
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