Upcoming Fall Workshops - October 4th-5th

The fall in-service days are just around the corner. Here is a list of some of the conferences taking place across Idaho along with information on you can register!

Culture and Creativity: Embracing the Core of Foreign Language Acquisition
Idaho Association Teachers of Language and Culture
October 4-5, 2012
Lewiston Red Lion
Contact: Heather Ohrtman-Rogers at hohrtmanrogers@lewistonschools.net

Idaho Speech Arts Teacher Association
October 4-5, 2012
Hemingway Elementary School, Sun Valley
Contact: Tracy Harrison at Harrison.TracyJ@meridianschools.org

Conductor's Conference
October 4-5, 2012
University of Idaho Lionel School of Music
Contact: Dr. Lorie Enloe at lenloe@uidaho.edu

Band and Orchestra In-Service
October 4-5, 2012
Boise State University, Morrison Center for the Performing Arts
The in-service will feature Clinician Brian Balmages.
Preregistration is required. Visit music.boisestate.edu/musiceducation.
Contact: Dr. David Mathie at dmathie@boisestate.edu if you have questions.

Idaho School Counselor Association (ISCA) Fall Conference
October 4-5, 2012
Red Lion Inn, Pocatello
For more information, contact John Ruprecht, ISCA President, at 208-473-9314 or john.ruprecht@boiseschools.org
Register online at www.idahoschoolcounselor.org
Early registration ends September 15, 2012.

The ABCs of Keeping Our Kids Healthy
School Nurse Organization of Idaho
October 4-5, 2012
Renaissance High School, 1307 East Central Drive, Meridian
Register online at http://www.snoi.org/home/annual-conference/2012-conference-brochure
For more information, contact Sue McDonald at mcdonald.sue@meridianschools.org or Alicia Jordan at ajordan@kunaschools.org.
Early registration ends September 25, 2012.

Visions of America: Views from the Founding
Presented by The Andrus Center for Public Policy in conjunction with The Idaho Council for History Education
October 4, 2012
Boise High School, 1010 Washington St., Boise
The one-day conference includes a full day of plenary speakers, a panel discussion, and our election-year panel of pundits to discuss the upcoming elections.
Register by e-mail at linda.barker@boiseschools.org.
Early Registration deadline is September 24, 2012.

Horticulture Workshop
October 4-5, 2012
College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls
At this two-day workshop, you will learn how to design and grow beautiful baskets, marketing ideas for your plant sale, getting crops ready in time, and much, much more.
Register by September 20, 2012. To register or learn more, please contact Susan Harris at susanharris@cableone.net or 208-329-1530.

Khan Academy in Idaho
Sponsored by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation
This is a two-day training session designed to help you confidently use the Khan Academy to full engage your students and track their progress. Training is provided by the Khan Academy's School Implementation team and is free!
October 4-5, 2012
Northwest Nazarene University Boise Center, Washington Group Plaza, 720 Park Blvd.
For more information, visit https://secure.meetingsystems.com/jkaf/KAwork.htm.

Inspire . . . Innovate . . . Connect
Idaho Art Education Association Among many great activities, the keynote speaker will be Dr. Craig Roland. One of his most recent publications was in an issue of Art Education journal titled "Preparing Art Teachers to Teach in A New Digital Landscape."
October 4-5, 2012
Frank Church High School in Boise behind the Boise School District Offices
Participants are encouraged to register online at http://www.idahoarted.org/ prior to the conference.
Contact Persons: Jackie Nelson, President (President.IAEA@gmail.com) 208-887-2061
Ritta Neilson, Vice President (rittasiaea@gmail.com) 208-378-4008

Everywhere You Want to Be
Idaho Library Association Annual Conference
There are many sessions of interest to school library staff, including a session on Common Core State Standards!
October 4-5, 2012
Visit Visit http://www.marshallpl.org/ila2012/index.html to learn more.

Implementing the Common Core State Standards with STEM
Idaho Council Teachers of Mathematics & Idaho Science Teachers Association
The conference will include prominent keynote speakers: the National Council of Mathematics Teachers President Mike Shaughnessy and Celine Cousteau, Founder of CasueCentric
Productions, Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter!
October 4 - 5, 2012
Borah High School, 6001 Cassia St., Boise
Registration fees:Registration fees: Membership in 1 organization $70.00; Membership in both Conferences $80.00; Presenter $20.00 or $30.00; Student $35.00 or $45.00
Register online at http://www.idscienceteachers.org/

Building Bodies and Minds
Idaho Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) Conference, 2012
South Junior High School, Boise
Person to contact and their email and/or phone number: Jane Shimon, jshimon@boisestate.edu 208-426-1531
Register online at http://www.cvent.com/d/rcq2sv/1Q
The discounted registration rate will end September 22, 2012