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Annual Conference Tweet Up
If you’re attending the ASCD conference, join us at the #ASCD12 Tweet Up—
an in-person gathering of Twitter users—at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24,
2012, for free appetizers and raffle prizes. It’s a great way to connect with ASCD
authors, ASCD staff, and fellow @ASCD followers. The tweet up will take place at
the Field House, a sports bar located inside the Philadelphia Convention Center at
1150 Filbert Street.
For additional details, visit www.twtvite.com/ASCD12tweetup. Don’t forget to
use the annual conference hashtag, #ASCD12.
Interested in Presenting?
Play a greater role in ASCD’s story. Submit a proposal to present at ASCD’s 2013
Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, and be part of “Learning: Our Story. Our
Time. Our Future.” Submissions open on January 15, 2012, and close on May 15,
2012. For more information, visit www.ascd.org/acsubmit.
Become an integral part of ASCD’s annual conference and volunteer to help out
with a session or event. Attendees who volunteer to host two or more sessions
receive a voucher they can use toward registration for any ASCD conference
or professional development institute in 2012–13, plus a complimentary professional development online course of their choice. Check out our volunteer
program at www.ascd.org/conferencevolunteer.
First Time at Annual Conference?
Check out the website exclusively designed for you: www.ascd.org/acfirsttimers.
It’s full of helpful hints, must-see events, and an informative webinar so you’ll be
ready to hit the ground running in Philadelphia.
Free PD Conference Events
ASCD announces two free professional development opportunities leading up to
the 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
March 24–26. The two free Pre-Conference Institutes are
; “Leadership Matters: Accomplished Principals Bring Results”: Led by education consultant Joan Auchter, this institute will inform participants about the
United States’ first national certification program for accomplished principals.
; “Developing Teacher Leaders for Increased Student Learning”: Led by education consultant Wil Parker, this institute will examine how high teaching standards and effective instructional strategies can produce teacher leaders in urban
In addition, ASCD will offer a variety of one-, two-, and three-day institutes
March 21–23 that will cover such topics as differentiated instruction, upgrading
curriculum for 21st century learners, and implementing the Whole Child Initiative in schools. Speakers include Grant Wiggins, Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Baruti
Kafele, and Carol Ann Tomlinson.
To preview the conference lineup or register, visit the Annual Conference
and Exhibit Show website at www.ascd.org/annual-conference.aspx. For the full
Pre-Conference Institute schedule, visit the Extend Your Conference Learning
website at www.ascd.org/conferences/annual-conference/acprecon.aspx.
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ASCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PAUL HEALEY, PRESIDEN T; DEBRA HILL, PRESIDENT-ELECT; SARA MAGAÑA SHUBEL, IMMEDIATE PAST
PRESIDENT; GENE R. CARTER, EXECU TIVE DIRECTOR,
ASCD; HARRIETT ARNOLD, COLIN CAMERON, LARRY
W. CARTNER, KA THY CLAYTON, SANDY CLIF TON,
JANE COBIA, MARC J. COHEN, NANCY GIBSON,
JUDITH GOLDEN, JOSEPH GOODNACK, MARY KAY
KIRKLAND, DEANA LOPEZ, LAURIE MCCULLOUGH,
GABRIEL RSHAID, PASI SAHLBERG, JEFF STEPHENS,
ASCD EXECUTIVE STAFF
GENE R. CAR TER, Executive Director
ERIC BELLAMY, Deputy Executive Director
JUDY SEL TZ, Deputy Executive Director
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