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The Horizon: Upcoming Events in the Education Sector

FutureEd is partnering with Fritzwire to share upcoming events in the education policy world.  If you would like to add listings, contact FutureEd at info@future-ed.org or Fritzwire at fritz@publicprivateaction.com                                       

DECEMBER 9

FORUM: Is Advanced Placement Good for Everyone? A Discussion with Partisans and Doubters: Join the Fordham Institute in discussing the newest book on the Advanced Placement program (AP), Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement by Chester Finn and Andrew Scanlan. AP advocates and critics will participate in this discussion led by Chester Finn. Please register below to attend
Hoover Institution
1399 New York Ave. NW #500, Washington DC 20005
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM ET    

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DECEMBER 10

DISCUSSION: Looking Back on Four Years of ESSA: ESSA turns 4 years old on this day! Register below to attend this lunch discussion on ESSA and equity, accountability, school finance, and more.
Capitol Visitor Center
First St NE, Washington DC 20515
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET    

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PANEL DISCUSSION: What It Will Take For Social and Emotional Learning to Succeed: Join the American Enterprise Institute in discussing the definition of "social emotional learning," how it should be measured, and how it ties into public schooling. AEI Director of Education Policy Studies, Frederick M. Hess will moderate the conversations with various policy experts  - including our FutureEd Advisory Board member, Laura Hamilton. Make sure to register below to join in.
AEI, Auditorium
1789 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036
3:00 PM - 5:15 PM ET    

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DECEMBER 11

WEBINAR: Scaling Up Deeper Learning Approaches in Public Schools: Deeper learning approaches empower students' critical thinking and communication skills that enable them to succeed in their future careers. Unfortunately, these learning approaches are not sufficiently supported in under-resourced schools. Join the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) and the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4ed) in this webinar to learn how to enhance and grow deeper learning approaches in diverse education environments. Make sure to register below for access and the opportunity to submit questions for the webinar. 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
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DECEMBER 16

WEBINAR: PISA 2018: Lessons for the U.S.: Join OECD Director for Education and Skills, and FutureEd's Senior Fellow, Andreas Schleicher for a discussion on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 results and what that means for US policy makers. Schleicher, along with the Department of Education's Peggy Carr and NCEE President and CEO Anthony Mackay, will present the findings and its implications on Monday, December 16. Make sure to register below.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
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DECEMBER 17

WEBINAR: Social, Emotional, and Academic Developmentt: Maze Moment: Join the Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) on discussing Maze Moment - an instructional activity that supports growth by targeting non-linear learning processes. This webinar will also look further into social, emotional, and academic development and how Maze Moment addresses these needs. Register below to learn more.  
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM ET
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JANUARY 14-17

CONFERENCE: FETC 40th Anniversary: For 40 years the Future of Education Technology Conference has gathered technology driven educational professionals to provide professional learning and technology solutions to school and IT professionals who are interested in the importance of ed tech. Join FETC to for a collaborative event on tech trends and best practices for student success.
Miami Beach Convention Center
Miami, Florida   
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FEBRUARY 4-7

CONFERENCE: National ESEA Conference: The conference will focus on programs funded by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how they are accomplishing the goal of equity. The conference sessions will encompass instruction, leadership, and equity. There will also be an exhibit hall where educational professionals can learn of the newest educational offerings that are best suited for their students' needs. Click on the link below for more information on the schedule and registration.
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia
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FEBRUARY 12

DISCUSSION: Artificial Intelligence in Education: Is there a Silver Lining in the Dystopian Storm Clouds?: Save the date on this discussion on AI and education. More information will follow soon. Make sure to register below. Lunch will be served.
American Federation of Teachers
555 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC 20001
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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MARCH 11-13

CONFERENCE: Personalized Learning Conference Mid-Atlantic (PLearnMA): The 5th annual PLearn MA will be held on March 11-13, 2020 at the Harrah’s Resort & Conference Center, located in exciting Atlantic City, NJ, USA.  Now in its 5th year, our conference highlights what works in personalized learning in all its forms.  Call for proposals and early bird registration open now through November 11th.
Atlantic City, NJ
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