Curtis Granderson and David Koehler

New York Yankee Curtis Granderson's marketing professor, David Koehler, recalls the centerfielder's eagerness to learn. "He wanted the opportunity to have a career after baseball. He knew that education was the key."

"When I was drafted aftermy junior year of college, David pushed me to keep pursuing my degree," says Curtis. "His dedication and enthusiasm kept me focused."

Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher.

Professional Development Conferences

Conferences offer teachers a unique professional development opportunity. For your convenience, we have compiled the following list of national and regional conferences for teachers and education professionals. To find out more about registration and conference details, please follow the links below.

2014

Professional Development Conferences


April 2014

April 2-3, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
2nd Annual New England Math in Focus: Singapore Math Institute
Portsmouth, NH
April 29-30, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
Decision Making for Results: Data Driven Decision Making / Data Teams Seminar
San Antonio, TX
April 29-30, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
Planning for Rigorous Curriculum Design Seminar
San Antonio, TX

May 2014

May 12-14, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
School Improvement Summit
Portland, Oregon
May 20-21, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
Core Literacy Seminar
Sacramento, CA

June 2014

June 3-5, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
School Improvement Summit
Atlanta, Georgia

July 2014

July 22-24, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
Math in Focus: Singapore Math Institute
Chicago, Illinois

September 2014

September 23-25, 2014
The Leadership and Learning Center
School Improvement Summit
Charlotte, North Carolina

Travel Programs

Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO)
GEEO is offering 21 different travel programs for the summer of 2013: India/Nepal, Italy, Portugal/Spain, Amalfi Coast, Eastern Europe, Budapest to Istanbul, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Comfort Thailand, Thailand/Laos, Cambodia, China, Comfort China, Russia/Mongolia/China, Turkey 15 day, Turkey 8-Day, South Africa/Mozambique/Zimbabwe/Botswana, Morocco, Peru, and The Galapagos Islands. Educators have the option to earn graduate school credit and professional development credit while seeing the world.

The registration deadline is June 1st.

For additional conferences, make sure to check out Educator's Professional Development , a for teachers/by teachers website that has an extensive database of professional development opportunities around the world.