SDE is one of America's leading providers of professional development for Pre-K through Grade 12 educators. Through Onsite Professional Development (PD) and Events, the company empowers teachers and administrators across the country with ongoing professional development that is research-based, innovative and rigorous, but also practical, motivating and fun. In addition to recognition for its state conferences and in-school professional development, SDE is well known for its national conference in Las Vegas that attracts more than 5,500 educators from across the U.S. every summer. For more information visit www.sde.com.
Stenhouse publishes professional development books and videos by teachers and for teachers. Its titles cover a range of content areas – from literacy and mathematics to science, social studies, the arts and environmental education – as well as a variety of topics, including classroom management, assessment and differentiation. All of its work is grounded in sound theory and research, and informed by our authors' years of experience in the classroom. The company’s goal is to provide educators with a set of proven strategies from which they can choose and adapt what will work best for their students and their own environment. Visit www.stenhouse.com for more information.
The Meeting Planner is responsible for working in conjunction with the various team members of the SDE/Stenhouse organization as the primary individual responsible for the logistics management of all assigned conferences, seminars and events. As a member of the Public Events department, the Meeting Planner will be responsible for handling multiple events per year. This individual should be comfortable working in a deadline driven environment, be a team-oriented person with strong interpersonal skills, have the ability to multi-task, have solid computer skills, and have a strong understanding of the meeting planning industry.
This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills & qualifications:
SDE and Stenhouse, part of the Highlights Company, are mission driven organizations. We help children become their best selves by publishing content and creating experiences that engage, delight, and foster joyful learning. Through the work we do and as an inclusive corporate community, we are dedicated to cultivating our best selves in our workplace. We aim to hire talent that strives for excellence while doing the work they love, by enhancing the lives of kids and families. We come together with a common purpose because; we believe children are the world's most important people.