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April

26-27—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom Workshop, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for K-12 educators, at the Humane Society in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

26-29—Mathematics: 2006 Annual Meeting and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics teachers, in St. Louis. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings.

27-29—Health and safety: National Leadership Conference 2006, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for administrators and school food-service professionals, in San Antonio. 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.

27-30—Teachers: Accreditation, Accountability, and Quality Conference, sponsored by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Contact: Barbara J. Olexer, NCATE, 2010 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036-1023; (202) 466-7496; e-mail: barbara@ncate.org; Web sites: www.ncate.org, www.aacte.org.

28—Public relations: Using Data-Driven Communication to Boost Influence and Results, 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.

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

28-29—Foreign languages: NYSAFLT Colloquium, sponsored by the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for foreign-language educators, at the Wyndham Syracuse in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: John Carlino, 2400 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214; (716) 836-3130; fax: (716) 836-3020; e-mail: hq@nysaflt.org; Web site: www.nysaflt.org.

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

29—Reading: Reading Research 2006 Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for researchers and educators, at the McCormick Place South in Chicago. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

30—Reading: El día de los niños, El día de los libros (Children’s Day, Book Day), sponsored by the American Library Association, for librarians, educators, and students, nationwide. Contact: ALA; (800) 545-2433 ext. 1398; e-mail: dia@ala.org; Web site: www.ala.org/dia.

30-May 1—Health and safety: Beyond Bullying, sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools and the California League of High Schools, for secondary-level educators, at the Hyatt Regency North Lake Tahoe in Incline Village, Nev. Contact: Katie Winchell, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 326-1880; e-mail: editor@clms.net; Web site: www.clms.net.

30-May 4—Reading: 2006 Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in Chicago. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

May

1—Assessment: Using Test Data to Define and Improve Adequate Yearly Progress, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for educators and administrators, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu.

1—Parent involvement: Can They Hear Me Now? Reaching Out to Generation X Parents, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for educators from independent schools, at the Catherine Cook School in Chicago. Contact: ISACS Professional Staff, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: info@isacs.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.

1—Technology: New Technologies: A Virtual Symposium, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for science teachers, online. Contact: Steve Lanphear, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-5140; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: slanphear@education.wisc.edu.

1-5—Learning disabilities: YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network International Conference, sponsored by YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network, for special education teachers, at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Aimee Horowitz, YAI/NIPDN, 460 W. 34th St., New York, NY 10001; (212) 273-6255; fax: (212) 629-4113; e-mail: ahorowitz@yai.org; Web site: www.yai.org.

2—Special education: Using Response to Intervention: Ensuring a Reliable, Valid and Unbiased Process, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for special educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, 1050 University Ave., Madison WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu.

3—English: Censorship and Selection in Middle and High School Classrooms, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for secondary-level educators, librarians, curriculum developers, and administrators, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu.

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

3-6—Facilities: CEFPI Midwest and Great Lakes Regional Conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, in Milwaukee. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: mike@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org.

4-6—Achievement: Failure Is Not an Option Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for district and school leaders, in Toronto. Deadline: April 21. Contact: Derek Richey, 1252 N. Loesch Road, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; e-mail: leadership@hopefoundation.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

5-6—Facilities: CEFPI Northeast Regional Conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: mike@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org.

6-10—Facilities: CEFPI Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, in Tacoma, Wash. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: mike@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org.

7-9—Facilities: CEFPI Australasia Regional Conference, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, in Adelaide, Australia. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: mike@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org.

7-9—Technology: NSBA’s ITTE 2006 Site Visit, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school technology directors and administrators, at the Orange City Schools in Orange, Ohio. Contact: Jason Assir, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: jassir@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

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

9-11—Administrators: Stand Up for Public Education: Advocating for Each Child, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Marriott Crystal City Gateway in Arlington, Va. Contact: AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203-1730; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; Web site: www.aasa.org/conferences.

10—Independent schools: How Boards Can Sustain a Culture of Equity and Justice audio seminar, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for administrators of independent schools. Contact: ISACS Professional Staff, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: info@isacs.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.

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