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The Horizon: Events and Virtual Events in the Education Sector

FutureEd is sharing upcoming events in the education policy world.  If you would like to add listings, contact FutureEd at info@future-ed.org        

October 5

WEBINAR: How Federal Funding Tools Can Help Tribal Nations Support Child and Youth Programs: Join Children’s Funding Project and the National Indian Child Care Association for the second in a series of webinars about strategic public financing for tribal nations. The  webinar will preview Children’s Funding Project’s federal funding tool, which includes funding for tribal nations; and highlight the funding from the American Rescue Plan that states, communities, and tribes can use to support children and youth, tracked in our online database.
4 pm ET
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October 6

WEBINAR: Re-thinking the Poverty Indicator: What else could work? As the momentum builds around free school meals for all and expanding other meal programs,  AASA, First Focus and FRAC will discuss how to replace Free and Reduced-Price Meal (FRPM) data as the metric for poverty.
10 am ET
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WEBINAR: Post Carson v. Makin: How Can We Protect Public Education: This webinar, co-sponsored by Public Funds Public Schools, will focus on the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Carson v. Makin—expanding the reach of religion in publicly funded schools in Maine—for public education in states nationwide.
3 pm ET
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October 12

LIVE EVENT: 2022 National Principals Month Policy Briefing: Join AFSA, NAESP, and NASSP for the 2022 National Principals Month briefing! School leaders and policymakers will discuss the current state of K-12 education, enacting solutions to address growing educator shortages and the professional teacher and school leader pipeline, improving mental health support for students and educators, and more. The discussion will be followed by a networking luncheon.
Washington, D.C.
10 am - 1:30 pm
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October 12-13

EDUCATION FINANCE TRAINING: Edunomics Lab is launching the Georgetown University Certificate in Education Finance program with an in-person kick-off, followed by seven, two-hour virtual sessions in the four months ahead.
Washington, D.C.
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October 13

WEBINAR: Engines for Equity: The Role of Community Colleges in Access to Higher Education: Community colleges have had a long history as open access institutions, allowing learners from varying backgrounds to earn credentials and degrees. They have often been seen as engines for economic mobility and intergenerational wealth, especially since they disproportionately serve first-generation, low-income, and students of color. This session will feature a variety of resource experts to share best practices to ensure students are able to access higher education.
2 pm ET
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October 18-20

LIVE CONFERENCE: Grantmakers for Education: Igniting Hope in a Time of Recovery: This is a critical moment to reimagine the purpose of education, who it serves and the forms it takes. Given heightened polarization, it is also a moment for constructive conversations about how we can continue to center issues of equity. Funders are needed to catalyze innovation, support systemic change and rethink the practices that have led to inequitable outcomes both before and during the pandemic. Education funders will gather to celebrate the bright spots that have emerged and grapple with philanthropy’s next steps.
Austin, Texas
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October 20

WEBINAR: Healthy Schools: An Imperative or Impossibility?: We know a school that advancing mental, physical, social and emotional wellbeing of students and educators as imperative to improving student learning—but how do we create and maintain a healthy school? Join leading policy experts, healthcare & education practitioners, and researchers on this AASA webinar for a discussion on the opportunities to sustainably integrate health and learning and transform every school into a healthy school. District leaders in partnership with healthcare providers, parents and other key stakeholders can prioritize the development of systems, policies, practices, and facilities that promote health, safety, and equity to ensure student success in both health and learning.
1 pm ET
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October 24-26

LIVE CONFERENCE: Summer Changes Everything: The National Summer Learning Association  conference is exclusively focused on summer learning. The conference will provide attendees insights and solutions into the evolution of the field from closing academic achievement gaps to now addressing opportunity gaps and fostering social-emotional learning.
Washington, D.C.
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October 25-26

EDUCATION FINANCE TRAINING: Edunomics Lab is launching the Georgetown University Certificate in Education Finance program with an in-person kick-off, followed by seven, two-hour virtual sessions in the four months ahead.
Cleveland, Ohio
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October 26

WEBINAR: Whole Child Policy: Putting the Science of Learning and Development into Practice: Transforming learning environments to support whole child approaches to education is essential to meeting the full scope of students’ social, emotional, and academic needs and preparing them to succeed in our global economy. In this webinar, co-sponsored by The School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the SoLD Alliance, experts will discuss what whole child design looks like and what it means for broader systems change, and local education leaders will provide lessons learned on their whole child design efforts and discuss how state policy can accelerate or impede these efforts.
3 pm ET
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October 27-30

LIVE EVENT: 2022 Institute on Teaching and Mentoring: SREB's invitation-only event is the largest gathering of underrepresented minority Ph.D. scholars in the country. For the past 29 years, the Institute has provided workshops, recruitment and networking opportunities to enhance the professional development of the Ph.D. scholars with effective tools to be successful as faculty in post-secondary institutions and other appropriate professions.
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
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November 18

WEBINAR: Demystifying Systemic Social and Emotional Learning: Academic Integration: Opportunities for cooperative structures and reflection are essential for learning across grades and core academic subjects. What might this look like for specific subjects and are there gaps in the research that need to be addressed? Featuring: Steve Becton (Facing History and Ourselves), Alison Boardman (University of Colorado Boulder), and Sara Rimm-Kaufman (University of Virginia).
11 am ET 
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December 16

WEBINAR: Demystifying Systemic Social and Emotional Learning: Academic Integration: Opportunities for cooperative structures and reflection are essential for learning across grades and core academic subjects. What might this look like for specific subjects and are there gaps in the research that need to be addressed? Featuring: Steve Becton (Facing History and Ourselves), Alison Boardman (University of Colorado Boulder), and Sara Rimm-Kaufman (University of Virginia).
11 am ET 
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February 6-10

IN-PERSON CONFERENCE: UnboundEd Standards Institute: Standards Institute is an immersive and transformative five-day in-person learning experience appropriate for teachers, coaches, and leaders. This highly interactive experience focuses on the mindsets, planning, and instructional actions required for implementing grade-level, engaging, affirming, and meaningful (GLEAM™) instruction. During the experience, participants will explore the impacts of racist and biased instruction on students of color. They will identify specific mindsets and practices that embody GLEAM instruction for their chosen pathway.
Anaheim, California
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