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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.

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.

10-13—Early-childhood education: 33rd Annual Training Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for early- childhood educators, in Detroit. Contact: Carleen Wallington, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-7513; e-mail: cwallington@nhsa.org; Web site: www.nhsa.org.

13-14—Instruction: 10th Annual Reggio Emilia Institute, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8922; e-mail: eceinfo@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/reggio.

16—Middle schools: Young Adolescent Cognitive Theory for the Middle School, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for middle-level educators, 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.

17—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Springfield, Mass. 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.

18—Science: Safety in Secondary School Science Labs, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Natick, Mass. 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.

18-19—Reading: Annual West Coast Literacy Conference and California Learning Institute, sponsored by the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning, for educators, in Pasadena, Calif. 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.

21-26—International education: 2006 Annual Conference & Expo, sponsored by the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers, for educators and professors, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Canada. Contact: Patrick Kahozi III, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 737-3699 ext. 254; fax: (202) 737-3957; e-mail: conference@nafsa.org; Web site: www.nafsa.org.

23—Technology: 2006 National Public Policy Forum, sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, for school administrators and policymakers, at the Canon Building in Washington. Deadline: May 9. Contact: Kathleen Clemens, 8 Winter St., Suite 508, Boston, MA 02108; (800) 275-5162; fax: (617) 399-1771; e-mail: kclemens@usdla.org; Web site: www.usdla.org.

26—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Brownsville, 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.

31—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Waterbury, Conn. 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.

June

2—Elementary education: Positive Action: Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary School Students, sponsored by Urban Improv and the Harvard School of Public Health, for elementary-level educators and administrators, school psychologists, and health care providers, at the American Repertory Theater of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: May 19. Contact: Shari Mendler, 670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130; (617) 524-7049; fax: (617) 524-7005; e-mail: info@urbanimprov.org; Web site: www.urbanimprov.org.

4-7—Teacher education: NASDTEC Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for state educator certification personnel, college of education deans, and district human resources directors, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis. Deadline: May 26. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, 22 Bates Road, PMB # 134, Mashpee, MA 02649; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539-8868; e-mail: nasdtec@comcast.net; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

5—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Odessa, 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.

5-10—Career and technical education: Outdoor Survival Youth Educators Workshop, sponsored by the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association, for K-12 educators, at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward, Alaska. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Trish Herrmann, 2924 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, AK 99835-9668; (907) 746-3021; fax: (907) 747-3259; e-mail: boatsafe@amsea.org; Web site: http://amsea.org.

6-8—Administrators: 39th Annual PAEC Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium, for district and school administrators, in Panama City Beach, Fla. Contact: Belva Free; (850) 638-6131 ext. 2254; e-mail: traintolead@paec.org.

7-9—Administrators:TEPSA Summer Conference, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, for elementary-level administrators, at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Joni Terrell, 501 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701; (512) 478-5268; fax: (512) 478-1502; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

8-9—Instruction: Talking About Touching Training for Trainers Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for pre-K-5 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: Client Support Services, 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.

10-14—Arts education: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, for arts educators and administrators, at the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education in New York City. Contact: Teresa Froelich, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5535; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: lcireg@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

12-14—Career and technical education: 4th Annual Career Clusters Institute, sponsored by the National Career Technical Education Foundation, for educators, administrators, and guidance counselors, at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Meghan Pauliny, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; e-mail: mpauliny@careertech.org.

13-15—Instruction: 15th Annual Practitioners’ Conference: Professional Development that Makes a Difference in Learning Communities, sponsored by MidAmerica Nazarene University, at Mill Valley High School in Shawnee, Kan. Contact: Learning and Teaching Innovations at MidAmerica Nazarene University; (913) 791-3439; e-mail: lti@mnu.edu.

14—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Brattleboro, Vt. 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.

14-16—Administrators: Success in Sight: Learning, Leading, and the Future, sponsored by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning and Teachscape, for administrators, at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood, Colo. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Cheryl Williams, 731 Market St., Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103; (415) 369-3724; e-mail: Cheryl.williams@teachscape.com.

14-16—Community involvement: Community Schools: Creating the Conditions for Learning, sponsored by the Coalition for Community Schools, for educators, parents, policymakers, and community members, at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore. Contact: Meagan Lindsay, 4455 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 310, Washington, DC 20008; (202) 822-8405 ext. 156; fax: (202) 872-4050; e-mail: ccs@iel.org; Web site: www.communityschools.org.

14-16—Instruction: Steps to Respect Facilitator Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6223; fax: (206) 438-6765; e-mail: clientsupport@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

14-21—Health and safety: 2006 International Bowenwork Conference, sponsored by The Graduate Institute and the U.S. Bowen Registry, for school nurses, and health and physical-education teachers, at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Kanani Milles, 701 North St., Milford, CT 06461; (203) 874-4252; e-mail: milles@learn.edu.

15-20—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis. Contact: Kaci Patterson, 5145 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (800) 350-4223; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: patterson@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

16-17—Reading:Literacy 2006: Brigding the Divide, sponsored by the International Reading Association and the District of Columbia Public Schools, for educators, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: Literacy 2006: Bridging the Divide, Conference Registration, PO Box 6021, Newark, DE 19714-6021; (202) 624-8800; e-mail: dcps@reading.org; Web site: www.reading.org/association/ meetings/dc_literacy2006.html.

17-21—Arts education: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, for arts educators and administrators, at the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education in New York City. Contact: Teresa Froelich, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5535; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: lcireg@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

19—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Mt. Pleasant, 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.

19-23—Arts education: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, for arts educators and administrators, at the Kalamazoo RESA Education for the Arts in Kalamazoo, Mich. Contact: Teresa Froelich, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5535; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: lcireg@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

19-23—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at the Tivoli Center at the University of Colorado in Denver. Contact: Kaci Patterson, 5145 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (800) 350-4223; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: patterson@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

19-23—Teachers: Summer Institutes, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the PDK International headquarters in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: Jeanne Storm, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800)-766-1156; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

20-23—Education research: NAEP Database Training Seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the U.S. Department of Education, for researchers and policymakers, in Washington. Deadline: May 8. Contact: Joy Butler, Synectics for Management Decisions Inc.; (703) 807-2315; e-mail: joyb@smdi.com; http://nces.ed.gov/WhatsNew/conferences.

20-27—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary-level educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

21-28—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for middle and high school teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

21-30—History and social studies: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for K-12 educators and university professors, in Washington. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Kahil G. Chism, NARA, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20408; (202) 208-6163; fax: (202) 501-5248; e-mail: education@nara.gov; Web site: www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

22—Facilities: 2006 Executive Director’s E-Conference Series, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, online teleconference. 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/e-series2006.html.

22-23—History and social studies: Project Based Learning, Problem Based Economics and Government Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school teachers, in Novato, Calif. Deadline: June 14. Contact: John Lamar, BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail: johnlamar@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

22-23—Multicultural education: Institute for Building Cultural Competency, sponsored by the REACH Center for Multicultural Education, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: Karen Aurand; (800) 205-4932; fax: (360) 403-9637; e-mail: reach@nwlink.com; Web site: www.reachctr.org.

22-28—Libraries: National Conference, sponsored by the American Library Association, for school and public librarians, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: ALA, 50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433; Web site: www.ala.org.

23-25—School boards: CUBE Issues Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education, for urban school leaders, at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Barbara B. Moody, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 535-1630; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: bmoody@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

24-26—Parent involvement: National Convention, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for educators and parents, in Phoenix. Contact: NPTA, 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 307-4PTA; fax: (312) 670-6783; Web site: www.pta.org.

25-28—Assessment: National Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. Contact: Madeline Morrison, CCSSO, One Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 336-7039; fax: (202) 408-8072; e-mail: madelinem@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org.

25-28—Independent schools: Early Childhood and Day School Educators Conference, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for educators at Jewish early-childhood centers or day schools, at St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y. Deadline: June 18. Contact: Naomi Gates-Monasch, 520 8th Ave., Floor 2, North Tower, New York, NY 07666; (212) 268-4210; fax: (212)-268-4214; e-mail: nmonasch@aol.com; Web site: www.caje.org.

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