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December 5–9, 2015

Plan now to join us next December in Washington, DC.

Learning Forward's 2015 Annual Conference is the best investment you can make to elevate your practice and promote effective professional learning in your school, district, state, or organization. Learn from the leaders in the field. Experience inspiring keynotes and cutting-edge thought leaders, dynamic general sessions and interactive learning designs, and form lasting professional relationships.

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2015 EdTech Conference at the University of
Mary Washington
Where: College of Education, University of Mary Washington, Stafford Campus, 121 University Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22406

When: Friday, March 20, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.00 (a catered breakfast and lunch are provided)

Certificate of Participation: Provided and can be used toward Recertification

The Conference has many exciting activities centered on teaching and student learning as it relates to technology integration and will begin with a keynote by Judi Harris, professor and the Pavey Family Chair in Educational Technology at the College of William and Mary, who will talk about integrated uses of technology in pedagogy and curriculum using the TPACK model.

Interested in attending? REGISTER TODAY @ Conference Web!

We are also seeking presenters: http://2015umwedtechconference.umwblogs.org/present/
For more information, please contact: Teresa Coffman, Professor of Education at 540-286-8094.

It Takes a City: DC Does it Best! -
May 1 – 2, 2015 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center
The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is now accepting proposals from researchers and practitioners for It Takes a City: DC Does it Best! It is this school year's final LEA Institute.

To be considered, completed proposals must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), Friday, March 20, 2015. Presenters will be notified of their selection no later than Friday, March 27, 2015.

For more information

Be a part of the success! Submit your proposal at: http://osse.dc.gov/node/980692.

LFVA's Latest News
Learning Forward Spring webinar series kicks off!!
Join authors and leaders in the field each Thursday throughout the spring for webinars on key topics that will prepare you to successfully implement professional learning that increases teaching effectiveness and student achievement. With topics for teacher leaders, school leaders and system leaders, our spring webinars series will help you get results with powerful professional learning.

Webinars are free for Learning Forward members. Nonmembers may attend one webinar for $20, or three for $50. Members also get access to our complete archive of webinars, and can participate in facilitated online discussions and other activities following each webinar on the Learning Exchange. Not a member? Become one now!

» Listen to Past Webinars from LF

posted on: 3.6.2015
Active Learning: Off the Bench and Into the Game
Ron Nash
Ron Nash is the author of the Corwin bestseller The Active Classroom (2008), along with The Active Teacher (2009), and The Active Mentor (2010). Nash's professional career in education has included teaching social studies at the middle and high school levels.

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posted on: 3.6.2015

Standards for Professional Learning...The More You Know
Know Standards
posted on: 11.12.2014
Rick and Becky DuFour
with Rick and Becky DuFour

Thank you to our 2014 Conference Sponsors!
Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation
Corwin Press
Teacher Match
eSchool Solutions/Teachers Matter

Board Meetings 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
9am – 2:30 p.m.

Technical Assistance Calls
Friday, March 6 @ 1 pm
Friday, April 17 @ 1 pm ***
*** Please note NOT first
Friday of month

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