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📌 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
GLOBAL WRITING BEE FOR GRADES 3-8 (SIGN UP BY APRIL 30)
It is the biggest writing bee in the world, and it is FREE for grade 3-8 classrooms!
This year’s featured authors are Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and Jerry Kraft (New Kid)! We are expecting over 10,000 students to participate.
Teachers can sign up their classroom by April 30th: https://boomwriter.com/thewritingbee
Teaching Tolerance is now Learning for Justice
Apply to Present at C.Re.A.T.E to Empower by April 15
Culturally responsive teaching in the 21st century requires educators, schools, and communities to come together to create transformative experiences that empower students and provide the knowledge, skills, habits of mind, and critical caring that they deserve.
July 8th, 2021, 9am-2pm CSTVirtual conference
Applications for 4.0’s Essentials and New Normal Fellowships DUE April 23, 2021!
Got an idea to make education better, but don’t know where to start? 4.0 is accepting applications for their Essentials Fellowship through April 23. The Fellowship invests coaching, curriculum, community and cash in people with the imagination to envision more equitable ways to learn and the desire to test those ideas at the earliest stage (without the fear of failure). Ideas can be anything from a school, product, service, program or edtech tool. Learn more at 4pt0.org/apply or register for a virtual recruitment event at 4pt0.org/events.
EdChange Global is BACK!
The ORIGINAL 24-Hour, Global conference is back on July 23-24, 2021 from 12noon to 12noon central time.
Register for free, apply to present or apply to sponsor to promote yourself at
The New Directions in Education Conference
The New Directions in Education Conference is 100% online this year, with sessions to build your teaching and tech skills, as well as panels and speakers exploring the concepts of Equity of ‘What’s next in education?’
What have we learned from doing school during the pandemic, and what needs to change now?
Register and Information at directionsconference.com.
Group rates and PD Hours available.
Hosted by Louisiana Educators of Color Collective (LECC)
Calling all current educational leaders and educators who wish to become educational leaders!
Here is a day just for you! Five outstanding sessions focused on relevant and current leadership issues in education. Come to one or come to all! Either way, you must register to attend.
Leadership Academy is hosted by A+PEL’s Louisiana Educators of Color Collective (LECC).
Date: June 7, 2021
Price: Free but you must complete this registration to attend
A+PEL's Summer Conference is Back...Virtual and Free
This year Camp A+PEL is going virtual! Make memories and create connections with other educators around the state while you attend live, virtual professional developments, play virtual camp games, and win REAL prizes! Best of all, it's FREE! We can't wait to see you around the virtual campfire this year at Camp A+PEL!
June 8 (evening), June 9th and June 10th (half day)
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Presenter application direct link:
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Dr. Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting
Dr. Desiree Alexander is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the educational field since 2002. She is the Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC and the Regional Director of North Louisiana for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana. She consults with members of several schools/businesses and presents at conferences globally.
Dr. Alexander is lifetime certified in Louisiana in Secondary English Education, as a Reading Specialist, as a School Librarian, as an Educational Technology Facilitator, as an Educational Technology Leader and in Educational Leadership 1. She is certified in Texas as a Principal, in English Language Arts and Reading for grades 4-8 and grades 8-12, as a Reading Specialist for grades EC-12, and as a School Librarian. She holds multiple technology certifications, including, but not limited to, IC3 certification, Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, Apple Teacher, and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer and Expert.
She holds a Bachelor, a Master + 30, and an Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Louisiana State University, a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Educational Leadership with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership from Nicholls State University. She also holds a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.
She is a 2021 Texas Computer Education Association Featured Thought Leader, 2020 International Society for Technology in Education Featured Voice, 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference Featured Presenter, 2019 Customer Commitment Award Honoree from Better Business Bureau's Torch Awards for Ethics, a 2019 Shreveport National Pan-Hellenic Council Mover and Shaker, a 2017 Young Professional Initiative 40 Under 40 Awards Honoree, 2017 Center for Digital Education Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers, 2017 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator for Louisiana, 2016 Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Member of the Year, 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, 2015 Campus Teacher of the Year in the Zachary Community School District and 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators.
Learn more at www.educatoralexander.com.