Hosted by Hartford Public Schools
Connecticut Convention Center Downtown Hartford
May 15-18, 2014
Where the Future is Magnetic!
Calling for presenters! Magnet Schools of America is now accepting presentation proposals for its upcoming National Conference on Magnet Schools, May 15-18 in Hartford, CT. This year we have introduced a new 'parent track' that will feature workshops hosted by teachers, parents, and community partners geared specifically for parents of magnet students. Deadline for proposals is Friday, December 13, 2013.
December 17, 2013 at 1 pm Eastern
The student selection process is critical in meeting school diversity plans. Clearly identified goals, understanding of student demographics and logical selection criteria are necessary for creating the diverse school student population that is desired. This must be accomplished with a complete understanding of the process and selection rules with transparency for student applicants.
Bill Magnotta, MSA Past President and Magnet Institute Consultant, Goodwin College
Mabel Hoggard Math and Science Elementary
2013 DKH Consulting Services, Elementary School of Merit Awardee
Clark County School District, Nevada
Mabel Hoggard Math and Science Elementary has the distinction of being the first elementary magnet school in Las Vegas, Nevada. With the support of a Magnet Schools Assistance Program grant it was converted into a magnet school in 1993 as part of the Clark County School District's desegregation efforts. The school's mission is to prepare students for an increasingly information based society by using a rigorous academic program that focuses on mathematics, science and technology. It was named the top elementary magnet school in the nation by Magnet Schools of America last summer. Keep Reading...