Upcoming Events

SATURDAY, FEB 23, 2019

1:00 PM

Mom UP! Project
Join fellow parents for the 2nd Annual Mom UP! Project on Saturday, Feb. 23rd at Green Spaces in the RiNo Neighborhood. This indoor festival combines a great variety of pop up shops, unique guest speakers and school fundraising. Your ticket include an $8 donation back to the school of your choice. Type in your school during checkout at http://buytickets.at/mnop/214853.
WHERE:

Green Spaces (2590 Walnut Street, Denver 80205)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Tricia Campbell

720-841-2545

COST:

Varies

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TUESDAY, FEB 26, 2019

10:00 AM

Complete Tennessee “State of Higher Education” Report Release, Nashville
For over two years, Complete Tennessee has examined the many factors that affect student success in Tennessee's higher education system. In doing so, two important questions consistently arise: What will it take to significantly improve the overall success of our college students? How can this achievement affect our current trend in degree attainment? This report directs us to the keys to answering these questions, many of which involve new measures of student support and are often beyond the walls of colleges themselves. 10:00 am: Registration and Coffee 10:30 am: Program Begins 11:45 am: Program Concludes
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM

WHERE:

Nashville Public Library

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Complete Tennessee

615.454.5197

COST:

Free

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4:30 PM

Denver Public Schools Meet the Candidates Networking Event
The Denver Public Schools (DPS) is looking for qualified candidates to fill openings for hard-to-fill (Math, Science, ELA-S, SPED, Educator of Color) Teacher and School Support roles for the 2019-20 school year. School leaders will also be looking for long term substitute roles for the current school year. Please join us at our Meet the Candidates Networking Event on February 26, 2019! This event will be a great opportunity for candidates to learn more about our unique school communities, meet school leaders, and learn more about the wonderful opportunities to build a career in DPS! Please RSVP by visiting: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eg308hpi12c9d813&oseq=&c=&ch=
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

Bruce Randolph High School (3955 Steele St., Denver, CO 80205)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Angela Faison- Talent Acquisition Team

7204233559

COST:

Free

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7:00 PM

NYC Public HS Admissions: Everything You Need to Know Before Results Come Out
If you are a NYC middle school family or school counselor/leader anticipating public high school results, this webinar is for you. In this webinar, you will learn about: What can I expect when results are issued? What are my options if I'm not happy, and how can I get help? What is Round 2? How do appeals work? How could the changes to the admissions process impact me? How can I best prepare for the day I receive results? Presenter: Maurice Frumkin is President of NYC Admissions Solutions and former Deputy Executive Director of High School Admissions with the NYC Department of Education (DOE). Maurice has counseled hundreds of families on the HS admissions process. While with the DOE he supervised the SHSAT administration, served on the appeals committee, and trained and supported dozens of school counselors throughout NYC on all aspects of the HS admissions process. Maurice is a frequent lecturer at schools and PTA meetings across the city. NYC Admissions Solutions helps families and schools navigate K-college public and private school admissions.
WHEN:

Feb. 26, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE:

Webinar/Online

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maurice Frumkin, NYC Admissions Solutions

3477092258

COST:

Free

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WEDNESDAY, FEB 27, 2019

5:30 PM

Rezoning meeting: Grandview Heights Middle to Douglass K-8, Memphis
Shelby County Schools is considering several partial rezonings to allow about 3,200 students districtwide to attend a school closer to home. This community meeting would provide an overview about the proposal to rezone 60 students from Grandview Heights Middle to Douglas K-8. Students currently attending the school can remain there, but parents would need to provide transportation starting in the fall. The rezonings would mainly impact incoming students new to the school. Check out the district's map to see if you are impacted.
WHERE:

Grandview Heights Middle, 2342 Clifton Ave, Memphis, TN 38127

5:30 PM

Rezoning meeting: Sheffield Elementary to Getwell Elementary, Memphis
Shelby County Schools is considering several partial rezonings to allow about 3,200 students districtwide to attend a school closer to home. This community meeting would provide an overview about the proposal to rezone 117 students from Sheffield Elementary to Getwell Elementary. Students currently attending the school can remain there, but parents would need to provide transportation starting in the fall. The rezonings would mainly impact incoming students new to the school. Check out the district's map to see if you are impacted.
WHERE:

Getwell Elementary, 2795 Getwell Rd, Memphis, TN 38118

THURSDAY, FEB 28, 2019

7:00 AM

Colorado League of Charter Schools: 2019 Annual Conference
The Conference features a meeting place for the 255 charter schools and their staff from across Colorado. Organizers for this event expect nearly 1000 school leaders, board members, authorizers, new school developers, teachers, and support staff to gather together to find content to educate, inspire and connect them to the charter school movement.
WHEN:

Feb. 28, 7:00 AM to Mar. 1, 3:00 PM

WHERE:

Denver Marriott Tech Center

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Colorado League of Charter Schools

3039895356

COST:

$225-$525

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9:30 AM

Early Childhood Leadership Commission Meeting
The Early Childhood Leadership Commission (ECLC) is Colorado’s state advisory council for early childhood. We work to improve outcomes for pregnant women, young children birth to age eight and their families by advancing the alignment, coordination and efficiency of programs and services. Join us to learn about early childhood initiatives happening across the state, share your ideas during public comment, and connect with early childhood supporters and advocates who are working to ensure all children are valued, healthy and thriving!
WHEN:

Feb. 28, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE:

Health Care Policy & Financing 303 East 17th Avenue, Denver, 11th Floor Conference Room

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Kristina Heyl

3038174706

COST:

No cost

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5:30 PM

BUGS Open House
Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) is a 6-8 middle school at the forefront of sustainability education and the diverse-by-design and community-based schools movement. We offer students from across Brooklyn an innovative lab to improve the education system and contribute to a more equitable and sustainable world. Attend our Open House and see our school, meet our students and families, and learn why BUGS is so special.
WHEN:

Feb. 28, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE:

BUGS, 500 19th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Susan Bakst

718-280-9556

COST:

Free

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5:30 PM

Rezoning meeting: Highland Oaks Elementary to Southwind Elementary, Memphis
Shelby County Schools is considering several partial rezonings to allow about 3,200 students districtwide to attend a school closer to home. This community meeting would provide an overview about the proposal to rezone 89 students from Highland Oaks Elementary to Southwind Elementary. Students currently attending the school can remain there, but parents would need to provide transportation starting in the fall. The rezonings would mainly impact incoming students new to the school. Check out the district's map to see if you are impacted.
WHERE:

Highland Oaks Elementary School, 5252 Annandale Dr, Memphis, TN 38125

6:00 PM

Shine On! A Celebration
Join STRIVE Prep on February 28, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for a night of celebration, honoring Ken Salazar, former U.S. Senator, Secretary of Interior & Colorado Attorney General, with the Spotlight on Service award. The money raised at Shine On! will help to ensure that, we are able to support each of our 3,800 student’s academic achievement, self perseverance, regardless of the odds, so that they can be a voice of justice for their community. At STRIVE Prep, our students are Learning to Change the World. Tickets include: Open bar (beer and wine) Hors d’oeuvres Live music by The Mary Louise Lee Band Live auction Interactive experiences with our shining scholars!
WHEN:

Feb. 28, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE:

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Daniella Morello

305-345-2000

COST:

$75-$150

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SATURDAY, MAR 2, 2019

12:00 AM

Men in Education 2019: Iron Sharpens Iron
Join us for workshops that Educate, Uplift, and Celebrate Men in Education. Alhassan Susso, NYS Teacher of the Year, Dr. Rudy Crew, and other great educators will inspire you! Breakfast and lunch served.
WHERE:

52 Broadway, New York NY 10004

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Tesa Wilson

212.844.0581

COST:

Free

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8:00 AM

Jefferson County Child Care Association’s annual “What It Takes!” Conference
Jefferson County Child Care Association (JCCCA) is pleased to announce registration for it's annual "What It Takes" conference is now open. Attendees will earn 7 hours of continuing education (including 2 hours of Social Emotional) which can be used towards annual licensing requirements for child center employees, directors, family child care providers, and preschool staff. This year's featured speaker is Sharron Krull: Teacher, Trainer, Consultant, Author, Play Guru Sharron is a passionate, enthusiastic, and inspiring Early Childhood Educator. Her special rapport with children stems from her positive attitude toward life, her in-depth training and her rewarding experiences while teaching kids, training teachers, and speaking all over the country about early childhood related topics. Sharron's teaching experience spans over thirty-eight years and encompasses nearly all areas of early childhood education. Sharron is currently an Early Childhood Educational Consultant for Discount School Supply and is a member of the national training team for I Am Moving, I Am Learning, a program promoting a proactive approach to prevent childhood obesity which is an initiative by the Office of Head Start. Registration includes breakfast, lunch and snack; opportunity to visit vendors and book fair; and a chance to win some great door prizes. Space is limited, so sign up early. Please visit http://www.jeffcochildcare.org or JCCCA's Facebook page for more information.
WHEN:

Mar. 2, 8:00 AM to 4:40 PM

WHERE:

Apex Community Recreation Center 6842 Wadsworth Blvd; Arvada, Colorado 80003

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Sheryl

303-932-2750

COST:

$60.00

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10:00 AM

Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest
Celebrating hands-on, interactive experiences, Maker Bolder’s 6th annual Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest gives kids of all ages the chance to hack, build, tinker, learn, and explore. Over 100 exhibits covering every awesome letter of STEAM – science, technology, entrepreneurship, arts, making! We’re also fans of imagining and inventing. An indoor, all-ages event, STEAM Fest happens at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. We pull out the stops with things that fly, drive, and roll as well as tons of ways to create. Think planes, rockets, sewing machines, murals, demos, and more. STEAM Fest welcomes tech nerds, artists, and explorers or even just the curious. See http://makerbolder.com/volunteer for a chance to help out and receive a free weekend pass!
WHEN:

Mar. 2, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont CO 80521

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Martha Lanaghen

3032576222

COST:

$10-13 with family and multi-day packages available

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MONDAY, MAR 4, 2019

5:30 PM

Rezoning meeting: Germantown Middle to Highland Oaks Middle, Memphis
Shelby County Schools is considering several partial rezonings to allow about 3,200 students districtwide to attend a school closer to home. This community meeting would provide an overview about the proposal to rezone 199 students from Germantown Middle to Highland Oaks Middle. Students currently attending the school can remain there, but parents would need to provide transportation starting in the fall. The rezonings would mainly impact incoming students new to the school. Check out the district's map to see if you are impacted.
WHERE:

Germantown Middle, 7925 CD Smith Rd, Germantown, TN 38138

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