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March 2, 2018
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.
March 3, 2018
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.
March 25, 2018 – March 26, 2018
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.
April 6, 2018
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
- 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)
- WIOA’s impact on program design and performance standards
- Workforce development
- Working conditions
- Workplace education
- Resource development
- And much more!