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National Conference 2013

This year's national conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma (May 5-8, 2013) is hosted by the Tulsa Public Schools. Each year approximately 1,000 magnet teachers, principals, administrators and school board members from across the nation in magnet and public schools of choice participate in MSA's premier meeting. Participants experience a wide spectrum of professional development opportunities through outstanding keynote speakers, general and breakout sessions including technology, best practices, innovative instruction, and theme integration in magnet schools. Participants may also visit magnet schools by theme and grade level within the host district.

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paper iconTulsa Oklahoma

The home of Route 66

Tulsa is the 45th largest city in the US with a metropolitan area of just under one million.  The city holds many titles including “The Oil Capital of the World," "America's Most Beautiful City," and "The Birthplace of Route 66."

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keynote speakers

Tony Wagner recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. Prior to this, he was the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade.

Tony Wagner

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Peter Johnston is professor and chair in the reading department. He has worked as an elementary classroom teacher and as a reading teacher, and he currently serves on the editorial boards of: Reading Research Quarterly, Journal of Literacy Research, Elementary School Journal, and Literacy, Teaching and Learning.

Peter Johnston

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