ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, will host its Conference on Teaching Excellence June 28–30, 2013, in National Harbor, Md. The conference—which will take place over two and a half days—will focus on the topic of teaching excellence and will have more than 150 sessions tailored for educators of all levels, including teachers, teacher leaders, principals, and district supervisors.
"It's more important than ever before to invest in our educators and the power of great instruction," said ASCD Executive Director and CEO Dr. Gene R. Carter. "ASCD's 2013 Conference on Teaching Excellence will provide attendees with the necessary tools for taking effective resources, strategies, and best practices and implementing them in their own schools and districts."
This year's session highlights from the Conference on Teaching Excellence will include the following:
Common Core Standards! I’m Ready, Are You?, led by education consultant Edwin Javius, will explore strategies for meeting the needs of culturally diverse students, English language learners, and students with special needs. The session, geared toward educators of all levels, will provide educators with the strategies they need to refine their professional learning communities.