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Jan 12, 2017, 08:45 ET New Iowa Early Literacy Conference: Building Successful Readers and Writers from the Start

With retention required for Iowa public school students not reading at grade level by the end of third grade, teachers are facing mounting pressure...


Jan 09, 2017, 08:35 ET New Conference Offers PreK-2nd Grade Teachers a Deep Dive into Classroom Management

As class sizes continue to grow, it's becoming increasingly difficult for early education teachers to manage behavior and time while creating an...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:40 ET Back by Popular Demand: Conference for Tennessee Pre-Kindergarten Teachers Coming January 23-24

Staff Development for Educators (SDE) has announced it is bringing back to Tennessee its popular conference for pre-kindergarten teachers, the 2017...


Dec 06, 2016, 08:30 ET New Ohio Kindergarten Conference Meets Demand for Standards-Based Strategies

With the recent revisions of Ohio's learning standards and kindergarten readiness assessments, how to meet new expectations is on every teacher's...


Dec 01, 2016, 08:45 ET Math Expert Kristin Hilty Shows Teachers How to Fit It All in While Meeting the Standards

Classroom teachers are struggling to fit everything into their math block that they need, all while hitting content requirements set by the...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:35 ET Two Conferences, One Location, and a New Focus on Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and First-Grade Teachers

In Louisiana, a lot is riding on the ability of early education teachers to keep up with demanding standards, manage their diverse classrooms, and...


Nov 16, 2016, 08:35 ET Conference for Arkansas Kindergarten Teachers to Provide Innovative Tools to Elevate Teaching and Learning

With the recent revision of math standards and the increasing need for developmentally appropriate strategies, Arkansas teachers are seeking fresh...


Nov 14, 2016, 08:40 ET Upcoming Conference for VA Kindergarten Teachers: Expert Presenters, Relevant Topics & Fun Environment

Virginia prides itself on the rigorous Virginia Standards of Learning and every teacher is required to understand and align their instruction to...


Nov 09, 2016, 08:35 ET Upcoming Conference Motivates Georgia Kindergarten Teachers to Innovate and Excel

The educational climate in Georgia is one of innovation, which means teachers cannot afford to rest on their laurels. They must continually adopt...


Nov 08, 2016, 08:35 ET Education Expert Kim Adsit Leads Seminar on Fitting It All Into K & 1st Classrooms

With new instructional requirements and more learners with diverse needs, many early education teachers are struggling to find time to teach it all...


Nov 03, 2016, 08:30 ET New Conference for California PreK, TK & K Teachers Kicks Off Dec. 1-2 in La Mirada

The future success of children is largely determined by how they learn and develop—socially, emotionally, and academically—in the early years. A...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:35 ET Ohio Early Literacy Conference Focuses on Building Successful Readers & Writers from the Start

To support teachers in their pursuit of proficient and accelerated literacy skills for all learners, Staff Development for Educators (SDE)...


Oct 27, 2016, 08:35 ET Innovation in the Classroom Drives Agenda of Conference for Florida Kindergarten Teachers

The field of education is being transformed by new and innovative technologies and learning approaches. Those who attend the 2016 Conference for...


Oct 26, 2016, 08:40 ET Meeting Rigorous Standards Among Top Topics at PreK-Kindergarten Conference

As Minnesota moves forward in the implementation of more rigorous academic standards, teachers face increasing demands to assess and improve their...


Oct 20, 2016, 08:50 ET National School Improvement Expert Mama J Gets Real in Seminar on Underserved Students

There is an urgent need for today's educators to change outcomes for underserved student populations and help all children succeed. National school...


Oct 18, 2016, 08:40 ET Reading, Writing, Behavior, DI: Top Topics at New England Conference for PreK and Kindergarten Teachers

Years of research confirms the foundational importance of early education and high-quality learning experiences that encourage a child's social and...


Oct 14, 2016, 08:30 ET Math Expert Kristin Hilty Shows Teachers How to Fit It All In While Meeting the Standards

Classroom teachers are struggling to fit everything into their math block that they need, all while hitting content requirements set by the...


Oct 13, 2016, 08:45 ET Indiana Kindergarten Teachers Stock Up on New Strategies and Fresh Ideas in Upcoming Conference

As Indiana kindergarten teachers rise to the challenge of teaching to rigorous state standards, it's important that they are aware of, have access...


Oct 06, 2016, 08:30 ET November Conference Helps Kindergarten Teachers Meet Michigan Standards

 Teachers across the state of Michigan share common goals—and common struggles—as they work to create extraordinary classrooms,...


Oct 04, 2016, 08:40 ET November Conferences Help Kindergarten and First Grade Teachers Meet Tennessee Standards

 These are challenging times for Tennessee kindergarten and first-grade teachers faced with delivering instruction that both meets students'...


Oct 03, 2016, 08:35 ET New Conference Helps Educators Promote Resilience and Growth Mindset in Students

 Resilience and growth mindset are trending topics in education and research strongly suggests that non-cognitive traits play a vital role in...


Sep 30, 2016, 08:40 ET Teacher Favorite Dr. Jean Helps PreK and Kindergarten Teachers Turn Standards into Fun

 Making rigorous standards developmentally appropriate and engaging is a constant struggle for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers. Dr....


Jun 01, 2016, 08:45 ET Pre-Kindergarten Teachers Finally Get a Dedicated National Conference

Pre-kindergarten has been one the hottest talking points in education, specifically as it pertains to being a precursor to future student success....


May 25, 2016, 08:40 ET Summer Learning Adventure Seminar Features Teacher-Favorite Dr. Jean

With the announcement of Dr. Jean's Summer Camp dates for summer 2017, teachers of pre-kindergarten through first grade are invited to join the...


May 19, 2016, 08:35 ET Differentiated Instruction Takes the Spotlight at National Educator Conference

 Teachers and administrators of kindergarten through grade 12 have the opportunity to select from more than 220 grade- and topic-specific...