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November

27-29—Reading: Celebrate Reading Literacy Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in Toronto, Canada. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

27-Dec. 1—International education: World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, sponsored by the University of New Zealand, the Waikato Institute of Technology, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, for educators, in Hamilton, New Zealand. Contact: Aroha Te Kanawa, Te Wänanga o Aotearoa, WIPCE Office, 11th Floor, Tower Building, Centreplace Ward St., Hamilton, PO Box 19439, Hamilton, New Zealand; + 64 7 838 7649; fax: +64 7 838 7606; e-mail: info@wipce2005.com; Web site: http://www.wipce2005.com.

29-Jan. 13—Curriculum: Differentiated- Instruction Institute, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Beginning Nov. 29, and then continuing on two nonconsecutive days. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston Street, Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org

29—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Framingham, Mass. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

30—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

30-Dec. 3—Educational services: Annual Conference, sponsored by the Association of Educational Service Agencies, for educators and education service providers, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: AESA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 750, Arlington, VA 22301; (703) 875-0739; fax: (703) 807-1849; e-mail: info@aesa.us; Web site: www.aesa.us.

1-2—Curriculum: Differentiated Instruction: Beginning the Journey Workshop, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Hilton Head, S.C. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

December

1-3—Science: Eastern Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NSTA, PO Box 98087, Washington, DC 20090; (800) 328-8998; fax: (703) 243-3924; Web site: www.nsta.org/conventions.

1-4—Mathematics: Annual Fall Asilomar Mathematics Conference, sponsored by the California Mathematics Council, for teachers and administrators, at the Asilomar State Conference Center in Monterey, Calif. Deadline: November 20. Contact: Mike Contino, CMC, PO Box 880, Clayton, CA 94517; (925) 680-8573; fax: (925) 680-8573; e-mail: cmc-math@sbcglobal.net.

**2—Multiculturalism: Working with Cultural Diversity in Classrooms and Schools, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Doubletree Hotel in Madison, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-5140; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu.

2—Early-childhood education: 11th Annual Velma E. Schmidt Fall Conference, sponsored by the University of North Texas, for early- childhood educators, at the university in Denton, Texas. Contact: Caroline Mitchell, UNT, PO Box 305458, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-4477; fax: (940) 369-7533; e-mail: Cmitchell@coe.unt.edu.

2—Public relations: Winning Financial Elections: From Soup to Nuts, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school communications officers and administrators, via teleconference. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: ewillis@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

2-4—Writing: Weekend Writing Workshop, sponsored by the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College, for high school teachers, in Annandale, N.Y. Deadline: Nov. 21. Contact: Judi Smith, IWTBC, Annandale, NY 12504; (845) 758-7484; fax: (845) 758-7629; e-mail: jsmith@bard.edu.

3-6—Technology: TIES 2005 Education Technology Conference, sponsored by TIES, for teachers and technology specialists, at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Contact: Barb Raygor, TIES, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55108; (651) 999-6523; e-mail: raygorb@ties.k12.mn.us.

3-7—Staff development: 37th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for K-12 educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: Leslie Miller, NSDC, PO Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: nsdcoffice@aol.com; Web site: www.nsdc.org.

4-7—Technology: Technology Tools for Management and Instruction Conference, sponsored by ASPIRA Association, for K-12 educators, at the Wyndham El San Juan Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Contact: ASPIRA, 1444 Eye St. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 835-3600; fax (202) 835-3613; e-mail info@aspira.org; Web site: www.aspira.org.

5—Middle schools: Team Leaders, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

5-6—Mathematics and science: Math & Science Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

5-6—Middle schools: The Classroom as an Effective Learning Environment, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Jackson, Md. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

6-8—Staff development: Coaching Leaders to Attain Student Success, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for school administrative staff, in Los Angeles. Contact: Eleanor Tapel, NTC, 725 Front St., Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (800) 672-3494; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

7—Middle schools: Scheduling Rodeo, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the CAS Center in Cheshire, Conn. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

7—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Jackson, Miss. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

7-9—Instruction: Second Step Training for Trainers Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Deadline: Nov. 30. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 438-6765; e-mail: clientsupport@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

**7-10—Community involvement: Community Engagement: Gateway to Strong, Diverse Communities, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, for educators, administrators, and after-school educators, at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Highway #91-A, Fairfax, VA 22030-2401; (703) 359-8973; fax: (703) 359-0972; e-mail: ncea@ncea.com; Web site: www.ncea.com/conferences.

7-10—Early-childhood education: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for early-childhood educators, in Washington. Contact: NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (800) 424-2460; e-mail: conferences@naeyc.org; Web site: www.naeyc.org.

8-9—Achievement: Improving Student Achievement Through Supervision for Best Teaching Practices, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for administrators, in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Eleanor Tapel, NTC, 725 Front St., Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (800) 672-3494; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

8-9—Early-childhood education: Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Part 2, sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, for special education teachers, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; fax: (316) 634-0555; e-mail: ehorton@heartspring.org.

8-10—Career and technical education: 2005Convention and Career Tech Expo, sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, for career and technical teachers, administrators, and counselors, at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo. Deadline: Nov. 23. Contact: Convention Registration, 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 826-9972; Web site: www.acteonline.org/convention.

9—Assessment: Up to the Minute Help with the New English Language Learner Assessment Process, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for special education teachers, at the Sheraton in Madison, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, UWM, 1050 University Ave. #304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-5140; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu.

**9-10—Literacy: Literacy Conference, sponsored by the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning, for educators, at the Hilton in Reno, Nev. Contact: Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning, 206 E. State St., Redlands, CA 92373; (909) 335-3089; fax (909) 335-0826; Web site: www.cell-exll.com/conferences.htm.

11-14—Reading: 24th Southest Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in New Orleans. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

14-16—Instruction: Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age International Conference, sponsored by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, for K-12 educators, in Porto, Portugal. Contact: IADIS; e-mail: celda2005@iadis.org; Web site: www.iadis.org.

14—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Bakersfield, Calif. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

16-20—Early-childhood education:22nd Annual Parent Training Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for early-childhood educators, in Washington. Contact: Carleen Wallington, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-7513; e-mail: cwallington@nhsa.org; Web site: www.nhsa.org.

January 2006

4-5—Distance education: International Conference on Distance Collaborative E-Learning, sponsored by the Institute of Education Development, for K-12 educators, in Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur. Contact: IED, Dwelling 2, Intekma Resort & Convention Centre, Seksyen 7, 40000 Bandaraya Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia; Web site: www.ined.uitm.edu.my/dcel2006.htm.

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