Thursday, March 10, 2011

Upcoming Conferences for Educators - lots of great events - UPDATED with more

Here are some great upcoming conferences for educators. 

Day of Discovery, sponsored by Discovery Education, held around the US (free, and not just about DE Resources) Next one is March 26th in Brockton, MA.

Discovery Education Spring Virtual Conference     April 30, 2011      9 AM to 3 PM ET
(free, online). Many states host live events to participate in online conference as a group too.

TechForum, sponsored by Tech&Learning Magazine, held around the US (not free, but really great conference) Next one is Boston on April 8th. Chicago is May 6th. New York is next October 21st and Austin, TX is November 4th. Just announced is TechForum Atlanta, March 2, 2012. (updated)

VTF logoVirtual TechForum (Tech&Learning Magazine) - free online conference. May 19th and November 4, 2011.

Virtual FETC (free and online) Florida Educational Technology Conference
Next one is April 28th -

ISTE 2011 - Philadelphia, June 26-29, 2011. Not free, but an excellent conference. 
International Society for Technology in Education.

Campus Technology Virtual ConferenceFREE Conference & Expo
May 12, 2011 • 10:30 am – 6:00 pm ET - sponsored by Campus Technology Magazine
(free Journal for High Ed and Technology - applies to K-12 in many areas.)

Campus Technology 2011, July 25–28, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA.
(not free) sponsored by Campus Technology Magazine.

Edcamp - free unconference by educators, for educators. 
March 26, 2011 edcamp Omaha
April 16, 2011 edcamp Vancouver
April 30, 2011 edcamp Bham

Teachmeet - free unconference by educators, for educators
A bunch coming up oversees in Great Britain and Europe. Check the site. 

CUE 2011March 17-19, 2011, Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs, CA - Computer Using Educators (not free

first annual School Improvement Network Innovation Summit.
July 11-13, 2011 Salt Lake City Utah. (not free)
The conference is about how to use Professional Development as a key instrument to improve student, teacher, school, and district performance

If you know of any others, please share them with us!


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