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American Library Association 2017 Conference

22 - 27 Jun 2017
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world and holds its Annual Conference & Exhibition each summer. As the world’s biggest library event, it brings together up to 25,000 librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, Friends of Libraries, trustees, special guests and exhibitors to engage and participate in the ongoing transformation of libraries and to network. With around 2,500 scheduled events of which more than 500 are programs, sessions and in-depth facilitated and information conversations,…







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International Society for Technology in Education 2017 Conference

25 - 28 Jun 2017
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

Extraordinary educators deserve extraordinary professional development. At ISTE 2017 in San Diego, learn teaching strategies that work from the brightest minds in ed tech. Connect and learn from other innovative educators, thought leaders and education companies at the world’s most comprehensive ed tech meeting of the minds. Learn More







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Media Literacy in Early Childhood Pre-Conference Symposium

Jun 26 2017
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at Erikson Institute, in partnership with The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), is hosting a one-day pre-conference symposium, Media Literacy in Early Childhood: A Critical Conversation on June 26, 2017, prior to NAMLE’s 2017 conference. The day will focus on why media literacy is a critical habit of mind and the set of skills for young children growing in the digital age. Michael Levine will serve as a Working Group Leader for two sessions…







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NHSA Early Childhood Innovation Summit 2017

26 - 28 Jun 2017 | Salt Lake City, UT
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

From its earliest days, Head Start programs, rooted in diverse communities across the country, have had to make innovative adaptations based on local needs and resources. Many of those innovators and their innovations deserve national attention for their ingenuity and potential, yet most have remained unrecognized—in the Head Start community or outside in the larger early childhood community. Almost every one of the important innovations has not been scaled because of insufficient tools, resources, and entrepreneurial skills. Yet, at a…







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National Association for Media Literacy Education Conference 2017

26 - 28 Jun 2017
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The mission of the NAMLE conference is to explore the relationships between media literacy education, civic participation, and community-building within contemporary culture. The theme for this year’s conference in Chicago is “Engaging Citizens, Building Community.” Scholars, educators, media professionals, students, and activists interested in furthering media literacy education are encouraged to attend. Learn More







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2017 Children’s Media Conference

4 - 6 Jul 2017 | Sheffield, United Kingdom
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The Children’s Media Conference is an annual event in the United Kingdom for those involved in developing, producing, and distributing content for kids. CMC opens its doors to delegates from television, radio, film, games, interactive media, magazine, and book publishing, the licensing and toy sectors and the arts and culture sectors. Learn More







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National Summer Learning Day 2017

Jul 13 2017
Fee: No
Open to public: No
Category: Community

National Summer Learning Day is a national advocacy day aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year. Participation sends a powerful message across the nation that summers matter and offers an opportunity to showcase how summers can make a life-changing difference in the lives of young people. Learn More







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AFT TEACH Conference 2017

20 - 22 Jul 2017 | Washington D.C.
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

TEACH (Together Educating America’s Children) 2017 will focus on the four pillars of strong and purposeful public education: promoting children’s well-being; supporting powerful learning; developing teacher and staff capacity; and fostering cultures of collaboration among educators, administrators, families and communities. The conference will take place in Washington, D.C. Learn More







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Games for Change Festival 2017

Jul 31 - Aug 2 2017 | New York, NY
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

Discover how games can impact education, healthcare, research, civics, and social issues. The first two days of the Festival showcases the best and brightest game creators and changemakers with panels and keynotes, demos, networking events, and an expo. On the third day of the Festival the brand-new VR for Change Summit explores the positive power of virtual technologies in storytelling, science, and social justice. Learn More







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LEAP InnovatED Summit 2017

Aug 28 2017
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center presenting

The LEAP InnovatED Summit is the convening for educators, edtech innovators, and civic and philanthropic leaders to inspire, imagine, and innovate a new future for education. The Summit will feature a wide range of sessions on personalized learning, edtech, and other transformational topics led by local and national experts. The Learning Innovation Showcase will highlight Chicago’s most innovative school models and feature curated edtech companies from across the country. Learn More