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Upcoming Events

August 2, 2014

Increasing Student Achievement: Building Bridges Among Students, Teachers, and Community* » University Heights

Join school leaders, parents/guardians, students, counselors, and community members to learn more about different ways to increase student achievement at this GLSEN-Northeast Ohio conference.

Hear from keynote speaker Ammen as he shares his original monologue about his P-12 experiences. Attend various workshops on topics including cultural diversity and responsiveness; understanding the needs of students and families who are recent immigrants or refugees; impacts of current school practices and policies; and anti-oppression activities.

Start: August 2, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 2, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Dolan Center for Science and Technology - John Carroll Universit
1 John Carroll Boulevard, University Heights, OH, 44118
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August 9, 2014

Gay Games 9* » Cleveland, Akron

The ACLU of Ohio is a proud community partner of Gay Games 9, one of the biggest sports and cultural festivities in the world.

Featuring more than 35 sports and cultural events, the Games offer something for everyone – in a safe, supportive environment for LGBT competitors and straight supporters.

Start: August 9, 2014 12:00 am
End: August 16, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Cleveland, OH, 44113
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August 13, 2014

Game Change Education Conference* » Akron

The Game Change conference will provide professional development opportunities through the exploration of LGBTQ issues in sports and culture in the 21st Century with an emphasis on LGBTQ elder, youth, and transgender issues. The conference will be held during the 2014 Gay Games taking place in Akron and Cleveland.

Start: August 13, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 13, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: University of Akron Student Union
300 Carroll St., Akron, OH, 44325
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September 17, 2014

Constitution Day* » Everywhere

In 2004, Congress created Constitution Day on September 17 and passed a law requiring all publicly funded schools to provide educational programming on the Constitution.

Why September 17? It was on this day in 1787 that the United States Constitution was signed by the delegates who were present at the Constitutional Convention.

Start: September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Unnamed Venue
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September 21, 2014

Banned Books Week* » Everywhere

Banned Books Week was launched over 30 years ago in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. The week highlights the value of free and open access to information, and brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to seek out and to express ideas.

Start: September 21, 2014 12:00 am
End: September 27, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Unnamed Venue
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Law and Citizenship Conference* » Dublin

Attend this annual conference sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law Related Education to learn about curriculums and teaching strategies for civics and other law related topics. Workshops provide teachers with an opportunity to learn about how to engage their students while learning about law and civics.

Start: September 21, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 22, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel
600 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH, 43017
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October 8, 2014

Ohio Library Council 2014 Convention and Expo* » Columbus

Visit the region’s largest marketplace of services and products for libraries! The OLC Expo Committee has planned a robust day, which includes a variety of vendors and workshops. Return to your library with new ideas, updated resources, and a fresh perspective.

Start: October 8, 2014 12:00 am
End: October 10, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Greater Columbus Convention Center (Hall C and downtown Hilton)
401 North High Street, Columbus, OH, 43215
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