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February

28-March 3—Charter schools: National Charter Schools Conference, sponsored by the Charter School Leadership Council, for charter school teachers and administrators, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: CSLC, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington DC 20005; (202) 216-5785; e-mail: info@cslc.us; Web site: www.charterschoolleadershipcouncil.org.

March

1-2—Assessment: Teacher as Effective Classroom Assessor, sponsored by Measured Progress and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Council on Accreditation and School Improvement, for K-12 educators, in Atlanta. Contact: MP, 171 Watson Road, PO Box 1217, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102; fax: (603) 749-6398; Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

1-4—Independent schools: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for educators, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Suite 1100, Washington DC 20036-5695; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790; Web site: www.nais.org.

2—Curriculum: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Succeeds & Answers the Question: Education, What For? seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for educators and school staff, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; Web site: www.aestheticrealism.org.

2—Instruction: Educating the Heart and Mind seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Everett, Wash. 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.

2-31—Reading: Thinking, Talking and Writing About Reading: Teaching Readers to Comprehend Within, Beyond and About Texts, sponsored by Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery & Literacy Collaborative, for elementary-level teachers and administrators, at Lesley University, in Cambridge, Mass. Beginning March 2-3, and then continuing on March 30-31. Contact: Conference Team, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@lesley.edu.

3-5—Higher education: AFT-NEA Higher Education Summit: Sharing Our Successes, Challenges and Strategies, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, for educators, at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NEA, 1201 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 833-4000; Web site: www2.nea.org/he/conf.html.

4—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom Workshop, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for K-12 educators, at the McKissick Museum in Columbia, S.C. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Rd. West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

4—English: Promising Practices, sponsored by the Greater San Diego/California Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers and administrators, at the Marina Village Conference Center, San Diego, Calif. Contact: Robin Luby, 6457 Caminito Formby, La Jolla, CA 92037; (858) 459-9455; fax: (858) 459-7187; e-mail: rbluby@earthlink.net.

4-7—English: 2006 Northwest Region Affiliate Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Portland, Ore. Deadline: Feb 15. Contact: Ulrich Hardt, PO Box 9126, Portland, OR 97207-9126; (503) 725-4740; fax: (503) 725-8475; e-mail: hardtu@pdx.edu.

5—Science: Paracelus Explores the Genome: Toxicology Advances Health, sponsored by the Society of Toxicology, for educators, at the San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park in San Diego. Contact: Betty Eidemiller, 1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-3115; fax: (703) 438-3113; e-mail: bettye@toxicology.org; Web site: www.toxicology.org.

5-8—Technology: Spring Conference 2006, sponsored by the Wisconsin Educational Media Association and Brainstorm, for school technology coordinators, librarians, and administrators, at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Contact: Val Edwards, 4400 Monona Dr., Monona, WI 53716; (608) 221-7666; e-mail: val_edwards@mononagrove.org; Web site: www.wemaonline.org.

6—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom Workshop, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for K-12 educators, at the School District of Picken County in Easley, S.C. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Rd. West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

6—Instruction: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Vancouver, Wash. 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.

8—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Portland, Maine. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

8-9—Education policy: Business Innovations Driving Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the Education Industry Association, for administrators and business leaders, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington. Contact: Steve Pines, 1 Stoney Creek Way, Potomac, MD 20854; (800) 252-3280; e-mail: spines@educationindustry.org; Web site: https:// www.educationindustry.org/eiday/registration.php.

8-10—Leadership: Coaching Leaders to Attain Student Success, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for school administrative staff, in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Eleanor Tapel, NTC, 725 Front St., Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (800) 672-3494; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

9-10—Instruction: Steps to Respect Facilitator Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Deadline: March 6. 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.

9-10—Achievement: Start with the Standards: Planning, Assessing, and Instructing for Student Achievement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for K-12 educators, in Northampton, Mass. Contact: MP, 171 Watson Road, PO Box 1217, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102; fax: (603) 749-6398; Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

9-11—Technology: 2006 Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators, for educators, technology coordinators, and administrators, in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: Marisol Valles, CUE, 2150 Mariner Square Drive, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; (510) 814-6630; fax: (510) 814-0195; e-mail: cueinc@cue.org; Web Site: www.cue.org

9-12—Middle schools: Middle School Matters, sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Contact: Katie Winchell, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 326-1880; fax: (562) 430-5607; e-mail: editor@clms.net.

9-12—Independent schools: Called By Name: New Thinking about the Capital Campaign, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for secondary-advancement and development directors, at the Rosen Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Mike Conroy, 1077 30th St., NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; e-mail: mconroy@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

10—Health and safety:What’s Up with Asthma? An In the Trenches Approach, sponsored by the Ohio Asthma Coalition, Ohio State University, the American Lung Association of Ohio, and the Ohio Department of Health, for school nurses, at the Ohio State University Fawcett Center in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Barbara Hickcox; (614) 466-1390; e-mail: barbara.hickcox@odh.ohio.gov; Web site: www.ohiolung.org/ohio_asthma_coalition.htm.

10—Public relations: E-Newsletters and More: Power-Up Your Digital Solutions for Reaching Key Audiences, 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.

10-11—Health and safety: The First Annual Health Disparities Conference, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, for health educators and school health professionals, in New York City. Contact: Jocelyn Smith, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (800) 209-1245; fax: (212) 678-8417.

10-11—Higher education: 2006 AVID/College Board National Conference, sponsored by the AVID Center and the College Board, for administrators, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine in San Diego, Calif. Deadline: Feb. 15. Contact: National Conference Registration, AVID Center, 5120 Shoreham Place, Suite 120, San Diego, CA 92122; (858) 623-2843; fax: (858) 623-2822; Web site: www.avidonline.org/events.

10-11—Libraries: Scholarship and Libraries in Transition: A Dialogue about the Impacts of Mass Digitization Projects, sponsored by the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and the University of Michigan University Library, for librarians and educators, at the Rackham Auditorium at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Contact: University of Michigan University Library; (734) 764-9358; e-mail: sltsymposium@umich.edu; Web site: www.lib.umich.edu/mdp/symposium.

11—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom Workshop, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for K-12 educators, at the Stockton Unified School District in Stockton, Calif. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Rd. West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

11—Middle schools: Every Student Succeeds Conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

11-13—Technology: Microcomputers in Education Conference, sponsored by Arizona State University, for educators, administrators, and technology directors, at Arizona State University in Tempe. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Tina Rutledge, PO Box 870101, Tempe, AZ 85287-0101; (480) 965-9700; fax: (480) 965-4128; e-mail: info@mec.asu.edu.

12—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom Workshop, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for K-12 educators, at the Animal Sanctuary in Folsom, Calif. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Rd. West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

12-14—Technology: NSBA’s ITTE 2006 Site Visit, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school technology directors and administrators, at the Wake County Public Schools in Raleigh, N.C. Deadline: March 3. Contact: Jason Assir, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: jassir@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

12-15—Health and safety: Legislative Action Conference 2006, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for health educators, policymakers, and school food service professionals, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington. Contact: SNA, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org; Web site: www.schoolnutrition.org.

13—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Fort Worth, Texas. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

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