Southwest TURN Conference April 2017
April 21-22, 2017
Southwest TURN Spring Conference
Results for Students
Our next Southwest TURN Spring Conference is set for April 21-22, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Southwest TURN works to bring together educators and education supporters to examine programs, policies and practices that impact teaching effectiveness and student learning, and to develop collaborative partnerships to improve teacher effectiveness and student learning through effective strategies to meet all student’s needs.
WHEN: April 21, 2017, 1:00am-5:00pm. Registration beings at noon (lunch provided)
April 22, 2017: 8:30am-3:00pm
WHERE: Embassy Suites 3600 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169
WHO: Union and teacher leaders, school and district administration, school board members, state leaders, and community partners.
Reorganizing a school district to improve results for students
Teacher powered community schools
Teacher authority and member engagement
Bargaining and organizing for social justice and the common good
Your counter narrative in support of public schools
DETAILS: Conference registration deadline is April 14, 2017.
Hotel Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites 3600 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169 at a cost of $169 plus taxes and fees per room per night. To make hotel reservations, call 1-888-243-9146 and ask for the SW TURN Spring Conference. The room cutoff date is March 23, 2017.
As is our custom, we offer a stipend to assist with travel expenses for teachers and administrators- up to $500 for 1 person, $1200 for 2 or more
Ellen Bernstein, SW TURN Regional Coordinator
Bruce Dickinson, SW TURN Regional Coordinator