The purpose of DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) Principal Advisory Councils (PAC) is to bring parents, school employees, students and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other’s perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance.
Sharing Inclusion Program Best Practices
Our Calendar of Engagements Below:
Tucker Cluster Council General Meeting
November 19, 2019 • 6PM at Tucker Middle School
As advocates for the success of ALL Tucker schools, the Tucker Cluster Council’s (TCC) purpose is to create a unified voice to efficiently and effectively communicate the needs of every school in its cluster to the Dekalb County School District. This includes all stakeholders in the neighborhoods of Brockett, Idlewood, Livsey, Midvale, and Smokerise Elementary schools, along with Tucker Middle and Tucker High schools.
The 2019 STEM/ STEAM Forum!
October 20-22, 2019 • The Classic Center, Athens, GA
As the state’s premier annual STEM/STEAM event, the Forum brings together educators, leaders, and innovators from across the state who are united by a passion to advance excellence in STEM/ STEAM education for all students.
STEM and STEAM are about more than just an acronym. STEM and STEAM bring out the best in education: community partnerships, hands-on learning, and real-world experiences that are designed to help students master standards and prepare for our evolving workforce.
2019 West Georgia RESA 7th Annual STEAM Conference
September 12th & 13th, 2019 • Peachtree City
The 7th Annual West Georgia RESA STEAM Conference will take place at the Peachtree City Hilton Hotel & Conference Center on HWY 54 in Peachtree City, GA. This year’s theme is “Fly Me to the Moon and Beyond!” A brief video regarding this year’s Conference has been posted here on YouTube.
TIPs Conference 2019
July 19, 2019 • Doraville, GA
You’re Invited to the Inaugural Tapestry Inclusive Practices (TIPs) Conference, Friday, July 19, 2019, from 8AM to 4PM, hosted at Tapestry Public Charter School. Learn the basics needed to implement innovative, individualized, and inclusive practices at your school via a day of our educators sharing proven methodologies for success! This conference is FREE for current and pre-service educators.
GADOE (IDEAS) Conference
June 3 - 7, 2019 • St. Simon's Island, GA
We invite you to attend the Georgia’s only teacher conference supporting the education of students with disabilities: the IDEAS Conference showcases excellence in the field. Come to expand your knowledge or professional development through expert educational sessions, discover the latest in products and systems, broaden your contacts in the community, and share your own expertise.
Autism Conference & Expo
May 15-16, 2019 • Atlanta
The Autism Conference & Expo of Georgia is an annual event that provides an unparalleled opportunity for sharing knowledge and resources about supports for individuals with autism and their families in Georgia. The Autism Conference & Expo represents the collaboration and contributions of an alliance of leading self-advocates, family members, community partners, state agencies, and other stakeholders. This conference is an important component of the Autism Plan for Georgia.
CEISMC @ Georgia Tech STEAM Leadership Conference 2019
MAY 10 - 11, 2019 • Atlanta, GA
As the United States becomes a more diverse and global society, equitable access to educational resources and opportunities is critical in the development of a more diverse STEAM workforce. By being intentional in the design and development of inclusive learning environments, education leaders can transform student learning experiences and spark the interests of the next generation of STEAM leaders. This year’s conference seeks to engage these education leaders in thoughtful dialogue focused on how they can create and sustain initiatives for a more equitable STEAM future.
INSAR 2019 Annual Meeting
May 1-4, 2019 • Montreal
INSAR, the International Society for Autism Research, provides scientific collaboration, mentorship, and education to better the lives of the individuals and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
PCORI Annual Meeting
October 31 – November 2, 2018 • Washington D.C.
This year, nearly 1,000 members of the healthcare community convened for a two-and-a-half-day conference. As part of this year’s theme, “From Evidence to Impact: Putting What Works into Action,” attendees heard about results from PCORI’s comparative clinical effectiveness (CER) studies, efforts to promote essential findings, and those findings’ impacts. We also discussed important trends in patient-centered outcomes research and ideas for future research opportunities that will help patients and those who care for them make better-informed healthcare decisions.