Conference Calendar


Dr. Jean presents Singing and Dancing with the Common Core Standards, July 23, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Naperville, IL, free breakfast, lunch, and parking, 6 CPDU's available

If you're tired of dancing around the Common Core State Standards, then you won't want to miss this workshop! Dr. Jean will demonstrate dozens of creative activities that will make standards a song. Highlights include: musical math, games for practice and repetition, what to do instead of a worksheet, and open-ended writing activities to help learners develop skills in all content areas. Participants will need to bring scissors, markers, glue and one pack of multi-colored construction paper.

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IL ASCD presents the 13th Annual Leadership Institute, August 3-5, Eagle Ridge Inn, Galena, IL. 8 CPDU’s, Administrator Academy credit, and Graduate credit available on-site

Experience 2 1/2 days of dynamic professional discussion, learning and leadership knowledge building from diverse perspectives for school leaders and leadership teams. This years’ topic is “Leading for a Growth Model,” and presenters include Scott Kuffel, Eric Vance, Anne Roloff, and Ainsley Rose, from John Hattie’s Visible Learning. It’s a chance to recharge yourself both personally and professionally and to network with leadership from other educational teams.

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21st Century Professional Learning Communities Leadership Seminar, Aug 7-8, 2-14, Naperville, IL

Lead your PLC to Greatness! Learn how to build sustainable, powerful PLC's, empowered to improve teaching and learning practices in your school. Leaders will emerge from this in-depth 2 day seminar, with the capacity for building sustainable professional learning communities that effectively support ongoing professional collaboration and the reflective practice required for improved student learning. Register Now! Registration Fees: $589.00 per person Special Offer until June 30, 2014: $489.00 per person.

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New Next Generation Science Workshop, September 26, 2014 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Collinsville Gateway Convention Center One Gateway Drive Collinsville, IL 62234

This workshop will begin with an overview of NGSS, its essential elements, and for the current plans for adoption in Illinois. Following this will be a session on NGSS and science assessments and another focusing on using inquiry learning to address the NGSS PEs. Attendees will walk away with a solid start to curriculum planning and lesson design. Registration Includes: Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Free Parking , CPDUs

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Join the 2014-2015 Curriculum Leadership Development Cohort, beginning September 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Oak Lawn, IL

New to Curricular Leadership? Looking to enhance your instructional leadership skills? Wondering how to lead PLC’s? Looking for a cohort of professionals with whom you can network and share resources? Then CLDN is for you! Participants will explore topics relevant to school improvement and planning, network with one another and with experienced mentors, and will receive a variety of ASCD curriculum development and leadership books.

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Next Generation Science Standards - Where do you begin? October 9, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Normal, IL, breakfast, lunch, and parking included, 6 CPDU’s available

Chris Embry Mohr will provide an overview of the new standards, share what NGSS looks like in the classroom, discuss several conceptual shifts, and will challenge participants to take steps to design and implement a plan that supports the true intent of the Next Generation Science Standards.

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4th Annual Pre-K/Kindergarten Round Robin Conference, October 15, 2014, 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., ISU Alumni Center, 1101 N. Main" Normal, IL 61790

You will spend 1.5 each presenter. This year includes Heidi Butkus, Karen Graber. Kathy Griffin, Carla Tantillo. Topics addressed are CCSS, Literacy, Math, Music and Much more.

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K-12 iPad Apps for Your Classroom featuring Katherine Burdick. October 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Crystal Lake Country Club. Parking, Lunch, 4 CPDU’s included

This workshop will offer up-to-the minute information on iPad apps that will bring better learning options to your students.With over 65,000 educational apps in the iTunes store, finding great iOS apps for use in your classroom can be overwhelming. Katherine Burdick will walk you through an amalgamation of apps connecting them to content area, Bloom's Taxonomy, and Common Core Standards. Learn how to make an iBook ebook and a groove book printed book using your mobile device and computer. Learn about great apps to make demonstration projects and utility apps that help you manage your class. You will also see apps that support special needs students and apps that present leveled reading.

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Join national and local presenters for two days of dialogue on learning! October 27-28, Lincolnshire, IL

Keynote presenters Will Richardson, T. Roger Taylor, Meg Ormiston, Tony Frontier, and Steve Dembo, along with over 24 featured presenters will discuss topics such as assessment, blended learning, flipped classroom, PLC’s, STEM/STEAM, social emotional learning, Whole Child, and more. Our Learning Expo offers you the chance to interact with educational providers and authors. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are included and group hotel rates are available.

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Curriculum 2020 — RICK WORMELI - Standards Based Assessment and Grading, November 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, breakfast, lunch, and parking included, 6 CPDU’s available

Rick Wormeli addresses the biggest concerns in grading today: averaging zeroes on the 100-point scale, re-do’s, percentages, grading scales, late work, valedictorian, marking homework, gradebook and report card design, formative vs. summative assessments, reporting behavior/effort/character elements, disaggregation, and much more. Don’t miss this chance to confront misconceptions and make the most of students’ learning!

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Future ASCD Annual Conferences

YEAR

LOCATION

DATE

2015

Houston, TX

March 21-23, 2015

2016

Atlanta, GA

April 2-4, 2016

2017

Anaheim, CA

March 25-27, 2017

2018

Boston, MA

March 24-26, 2018

 

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