35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference
Mar
30
8:00 AM08:00

35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

LEARNING. SHARING. GROWING TOGETHER.

GreenThumb 35th Annual GrowTogether Conference

Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 35th annual GrowTogether Conference and kicking-off the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with workshops on garden related topics including food systems education, kids’ activities, vegetable growing techniques, and community garden design for the present and future.

NEW LOCATION: CUNY GRADUATE CENTER - 365 5TH AVENUE

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The Black Is Tech Conference 2019
Apr
12
to Apr 13

The Black Is Tech Conference 2019

The Black Is Tech Conference is returning for a full 2 day event in April 2019. Over 1500 black and minority techies - including professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, students and more will gather at the famous Pier 36 in Manhattan, New York City for an experience in tech.

If you are in tech, business or any other field and want to know more about how technology is driving change in your industry, this is the event for you. You'll meet other amazing black professionals and entrepreneurs in tech and other industries. You'll also learn from industry professionals, meet and talk to investors, get recruitment opportunities and gain insights on how technology is changing the face of business and how you can be a part of it.

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Education Revolution Conference (ERC19)
Apr
18
8:00 AM08:00

Education Revolution Conference (ERC19)

  • St. John's University Queens Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This year, at ERC19, we invite you to come and join educators from near and far in a transformational event towards equity and access. Unleash your superpowers and challenge yourself to explore new perspectives of education. Convene with like-minded colleagues who are constantly looking for ways to overcome the education status quo. Come equipped to learn, share knowledge and gain tools to lead students into the future. The conference provides opportunities for participants to learn from dynamic plenary speakers, as well as engage in meaningful dialogue with conference presenters and model institutions.

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Gender Conference NYC
May
31
to Jun 1

Gender Conference NYC

Gender Conference NYC is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our LGBT Organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.

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EDxEDNYC 2019 Education Conference
Jun
6
9:00 AM09:00

EDxEDNYC 2019 Education Conference

  • hudson high school of learning technolgoies (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

EDxED is a conference for educators run by educators from

Hudson High School of Learning Technologies, a public high school in New York City.

This Professional Learning conference features relevant professional development content for all educators — including subject-area teachers, school administrators, physical education teachers, librarians, counselors and arts teachers.

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3rd National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness
Jun
17
to Jun 19

3rd National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness

  • New York University Kimmel Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Symposium Is A Youth-Led Conference That Gives Over 800 Attendees The Tools To Launch Solutions That Work So The Most Vulnerable Youth Get The Housing, Services, And Care They Need To Flourish In Life.

Featuring: 200 speakers, insightful panel discussions, 30+ in-depth trainings and workshops, performances, a networking reception, and more!

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rooted us
Jun
21
to Jun 23

rooted us

  • Brooklyn United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come join us in New York City, over the weekend of June 21-23, 2019 for an unconference focusing on practical application of anti-oppressive community building. There will be no admission charge and the entire unconference is being run by volunteers. 

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CUNY Neurodiversity Conference
Mar
11
to Mar 12

CUNY Neurodiversity Conference

  • The Graduate Center, CUNY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stakeholders in the field will share effective practices to promote student success from college to career. Each day is focused on an aspect of neurodiversity, and will include updates from CUNY Unlimited and Project REACH, breakout sessions, a student panel, and opportunities for meaningful discussion.

Breakout Session Topics Include:

  • Strategies and Skills for Competitive Employment

  • Independent Living & Benefits Advisement

  • Universal Design for Learning

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ALP Winter Conference on Teaching Learners How to Learn
Feb
23
9:30 AM09:30

ALP Winter Conference on Teaching Learners How to Learn

The American Language Program (ALP) Winter Conference is a professional development event for practicing language educators, researchers, and graduate and doctoral students aimed at enriching their pedagogical practice in teaching. Although primarily focused on English as a Second Language (ESL/TESOL/ELT) education in academic settings, educators teaching other languages or in other educational contexts may find the presentations relevant and applicable to their teaching. The title for the 2018 conference is Teaching Learners How to Learn; previous years’ conferences have focused on vocabulary (2018), pronunciation pedagogy (2017), critical thinking in language teaching and learning (2016), and writing (2015).

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Understanding Your Child's IEP
Nov
27
8:30 AM08:30

Understanding Your Child's IEP

Presenter

Colin Montgomery

Language

English (Spanish interpretation provided upon request)

Understanding Your Child's IEP

INCLUDEyc staff member will help you better understand your child's IEP and answer your questions.

We regret that child care is not provided and encourage you to make other arrangements for your child.

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Advocates for Children Presents: Special Education
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Advocates for Children Presents: Special Education

  • 33 Beaver Street New York, NY, 10004 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This training provides an overview of Special Education laws and the rights of parents. The training goes over the entire special education process from referral for special education services through the creation of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Participants will learn how to read IEPs by reviewing sections of sample IEPs. Participants will strengthen their ability to advocate for parents and students when the parent disagrees with the student’s school on special education matters.

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Free Workshop: Bullying, by Advocates For Children
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Free Workshop: Bullying, by Advocates For Children

This workshop is intended for parents and professionals to give an understanding of how to report bullying, students’ rights, and school obligations. While this is not a Respect for All Liaison training, RFA Liaisons and other school-based professionals are welcome to attend.

Contact workshops@advocatesforchildren.org with any questions.

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Blue School Teaching Innovation Conference: On Voice
Nov
6
9:00 AM09:00

Blue School Teaching Innovation Conference: On Voice

ON VOICE

A few leading questions to guide us:

How do schools promote the development of children’s voices in early childhood through Middle School and beyond?

What is the role of our schools and our classrooms in promoting this development?

What is the connection between identity and voice?

How do students become thoughtful about when and for what they should use their voices?

What role does listening play in developing one’s voice?

Join this conference of educators to discuss the power of the concept of Voice in our schools.

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Real Talk: School Integration in NYC
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Real Talk: School Integration in NYC

Did you know that NYC has one of the nation's most racially and economically segregated school systems in the US?

While Mayor de Blasio's plan to change admissions policies for the city's specialized high schools grabbed headlines over the summer, the reality is that school segregation goes far behind these eight elite high schools. School segregation exists at every level and in every corner of NYC's vast public school system.

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Access Family Program - Heroes & Superheroes
Oct
14
11:00 AM11:00

Access Family Program - Heroes & Superheroes

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities and their families. These two-hour programs take place on select Sundays during regular Museum hours. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.

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Meeting Challenges, Exploring Solutions in the Adult ESOL Classroom - 2018
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Meeting Challenges, Exploring Solutions in the Adult ESOL Classroom - 2018

Join us for this one-day conference that provides English Language Teaching professionals with a space to learn from one another, share ideas, and network.

The 4th MCES Conference will take place on Saturday, October 13th at the University Center of The New School Campus.The New School maintains a long tradition of excellence in the training of teachers of English to speakers of other languages. We welcome participation by professionals who seek to address critical issues in the field and hone their own craft.

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NoBarriers Summit NYC
Oct
5
to Oct 6

NoBarriers Summit NYC

The No Barriers Summit New York City  is the place where leaders, change-makers and aspiring visionaries from all walks of life unite to discover how to bring the No Barriers Life to a world ready for greater possibilities.

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The Black is Tech Conference
Sep
14
to Sep 15

The Black is Tech Conference

The Black is Tech Conference will bring thousands of tech enthusiasts in the Black Community for a day of exhibitions, seminars and everything tech.

This event is a continuation of the movement to create a stronger presence of the black community in the tech ecosystem.

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EdCamp Leadership New York
Jul
20
8:00 AM08:00

EdCamp Leadership New York

An unconference for teachers and leaders in education.

Imagine an entire day built around conversations – informal, small-group gatherings with honest, earnest discourse where the expertise is fully acknowledged to be IN THE ROOM – not just at the front of it. THAT is an Edcamp. THAT is what makes the learning experience powerful. THAT is why everyone should experience Edcamp Leadership NY.

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15th Annual International Human Rights Summit
Jul
5
to Jul 7

15th Annual International Human Rights Summit

  • United Nations Headquarters (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Youth for Human Rights International will be holding its 15th Annual International Human Rights Summit on July 5th - 7th, 2018 in New York. We invite attendees from all walks of life who are passionate about human rights education to attend the summit, free of charge. This year we celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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AERO Conference (Alternative Education Resource Organization)
Jun
28
to Jul 1

AERO Conference (Alternative Education Resource Organization)

After months of going back and forth and searching ways to have the best conference we can, we are now announcing what will be a very special 15th conference that nobody should miss. We are also entering our 30th year. We're going back to our roots with the theme, "The Spectrum of Democratic Education." 

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Games for Change Festival
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Games for Change Festival

  • Parsons School of Design at the New School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

EMPOWERING GAME CREATORS AND SOCIAL INNOVATORS TO DRIVE REAL-WORLD IMPACT THROUGH GAMES

We convene our community through the Annual Games for Change Festival, the largest industry-facing event in New York City. We inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills through our Student Challenge and we train educators to run game design classes on impact games. We incubate and executive produce game projects through our game design challenges, workshops and consulting projects. We curate and evangelize games to the public through our public arcades and award shows.

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EdxEd NYC 2018 Education Conference
Jun
7
9:00 AM09:00

EdxEd NYC 2018 Education Conference

  • 351 West 18th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

EDxED is an annual education conference for educators byeducators from Hudson High School of Learning Technologies in New York City. This Professional Learning education conference features relevant professional development content for all educators — including subject-area teachers, school administrators, physical education teachers, librarians, counselors and arts teachers. 

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Making the Difference: The Impact of NYC Men Teach
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Making the Difference: The Impact of NYC Men Teach

  • Teachers College, Columbia University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NYC Men Teach is the nation’s boldest effort to diversify the teaching pipeline by recruiting and retaining 1,000 additional men of color to teach in NYC schools. The Spring Showcase will highlight the initiative’s impact on people, policies and practices, as told by the members of our community through dynamic speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions. We will present awards to members of the community to honor and celebrate their dedication to our mission. Join us on Saturday, June 2nd at the Teachers College for "Making the Difference: The Impact of NYC Men Teach" a gathering of the NYC Men Teach community to celebrate men of color in education. Be sure to invite friends and colleagues to this engaging event!

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Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain with Zaretta Hammond
May
31
8:00 AM08:00

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain with Zaretta Hammond

District 14 and the My Brother's Keeper Alliance present a day with Zaretta Hammond in exploring the research, rationale, and strategies behind culturally relevant teaching and it's foundation in brain research. This full-day workshop is open to District 14 assistant principals and selected teachers and others by invitation. Schools must purchase the book for their attendees, as it will be referenced during the day. Classroom strategies which can be applied by teachers will be part of the day's training.

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Educating Mindful Minds: Using the Science of Stress to Raise Resilience, Behavior, and Achievement
Apr
19
9:00 AM09:00

Educating Mindful Minds: Using the Science of Stress to Raise Resilience, Behavior, and Achievement

Learn about the "Science of Stress, Emotions, and Behavior"; the impact of anxiety, emotions, and behavior on the brain and achievement; how to manage behavior problems in students; strategies to reduce social, test and performance anxiety; how teachers can do more with less time and overcome burnout and the feeling of being overwhelmed, and the benefits of mindfulness for students, teachers and administrators.

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