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June

7-13—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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.

12-13—Instruction: Atlanta Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades K-8, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Ravinia in Atlanta. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

12-16—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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—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.

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: Bridging 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, P.O. Box 6021, Newark, DE 19714-6021; (202) 624-8800; e-mail: dcps@reading.org; Web site: http://www.reading.org/association/meetings/dc_literacy2006.html.

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-—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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

20-21—Instruction: St. Paul Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades K-8, at the Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront in St. Paul, Minn. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

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, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

21-27—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

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—Instruction: Dayton Aviation Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for mathematics and history educators in grades K-8, at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

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.

25-27—Leadership: Education Leadership Summit, sponsored by the American Society for Quality, for administrators, at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Fla. Contact: Suzanne Keely, ASQ; (800) 248-1946 ext. 7955; Web site: www.asq.org/summit.

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.

26—Curriculum: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Denver. 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/pd.

26-29—Character education: Summer Institute in Character Education: Strengthening Relationships, Increasing Achievement, sponsored by the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs, for K-12 educators, administrators, counselors, and policymakers, at the State University of New York College at Cortland. Contact: Marthe Seales, Center for the 4th and 5th Rs, SUNY Cortland, P.O. Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045; (607) 753-2455; fax: (607) 753-5980; e-mail: character@cortland.edu; Web site: www.cortland.edu/character/institutes.htm.

26-29—Multicultural education: Training of Trainers, 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.

26-29—Reading: Early Literacy Institute: Reading-Writing Connection, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators in grades K-2, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@lesley.edu.

26-30—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 Arts in Education Institute of Western New York in Cheektowaga, N.Y. 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.

26-30—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

26-July 14—Instruction: Summer Workshop, sponsored by the Waldorf Institute of Southern California, for educators, at the Highland Hall Waldorf School in Northridge, Calif. Deadline: June 19. Contact: Jennifer Carlisle, 17100 Superior St., Northridge, CA 91325; (877) 394-1444; e-mail: info@waldorfteaching.org; Web site: www.waldorfteaching.org.

27-29—Curriculum: Summer Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Denver. 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/summerconference.

27-July 1—Health and safety: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, for K-12 educators, counselors, and therapists, at the Hyatt Regency in St. Louis. Contact: AASECT P.O. Box 1960, Ashland, VA 23005-1960; (804) 752-0026; fax: (804) 752-0056; e-mail: aasect@aasect.org; Web site www.aasect.org.

28—Reading: Literacy Conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators,in Lakeville, Minn. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

28—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Newport, R.I. 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-July 1—Independent schools: Gather By the Bay: Faith & Philanthropy in the Catholic High School, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for secondary advancement and development directors, at the Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Contact: Mike Conroy, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232.

29-July 2—Leadership: Educational Alternatives: Finding Our Commonalities & Celebrating Our Differences, sponsored by Alternative Education Resource Organization, for educators and administrators, at Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y. Deadline: June 17. Contact: Isaac Graves, 417 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577; (800) 769-4171; fax: (516) 625-3257; e-mail: nomoretests@excite.com; Web site: www.educationrevolution.org.

30-July 3—Health and safety: 38th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for school nurses, at the Marriott Marquis Broadway in New York City. Contact: NASN, P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070-1300; (207) 883-2117; fax: (207) 883-2683; e-mail: nasn@nasn.org; Web site: www.nasn.org.

30-July 5—Teachers: Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Education Association, for K-12 teachers, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NEA, 1201 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; fax: (202) 822-7974; Web site: www.nea.org.

July

1-6—Leadership: Redesigning American High Schools, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators and administrators, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: June 30. Contact: Jason Rabin, 14 Story St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu.

1-7—Special education: 2006 National Convention, sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind, for teachers and parents of blind children, at the Wyndham Anatole in Dallas. Contact: Pat A. Creswell, NFB, Jernigan Institute, 1800 Johnson St., Baltimore, MD 21230-4998; (410) 659-9314 ext. 2360; e-mail: pcreswell@nfb.org; Web site: www.nfb.org/convent/conven06.htm.

3-7—Instruction: Education: Our Children and the World, sponsored by the Chautauqua Institution, for educators, at the Amphitheater at Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, N.Y. Contact: Dan Frank, One Ames Ave., Chautauqua, NY 14722; (716) 357-6248; fax: (716) 357-9014; e-mail: dfrank@ciweb.org; Web site: www.ciweb.org.

3-7—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

3-7—International education: International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) World Conference and World Summit, sponsored by iEARN-Netherlands, for educators and students, in Enschede, The Netherlands. Contact: iEARN-USA, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 450, New York, NY 10115; (212) 870-2693; fax: (212) 870-2672; e-mail: iearn@us.iearn.org; Web site: www.iearn.org.

3-7—Libraries: 2006 Conference, sponsored by the International Association of School Librarianship, for school librarians and educators, in Lisbon, Portugal. Contact: IASL, PMB 292, 1903 W. Eighth St., Erie, PA 16505; IASL Secretariat, P.O. Box 83, Zillmere, Queensland 4034, Australia; fax: +617 3633 0570; e-mail: iasl@kb.com.au; Web site: www.iasl-slo.org.

3-10—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary-level educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

5-7—Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for K-3 and remedial educators, at The Churchill Center in New York City. Deadline: June 26. Contact: Susan Spero, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610 ext. 3100; fax: (212) 722-6555; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

5-7—Technology: 2006 National Educational Computing Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education, for educators, in San Diego. Contact: Donella Evoniuk, ISTE, 480 Charnelton St., Eugene, OR 97401; (541) 434-9590; e-mail: neccinfo@iste.org; Web site: http://center.uoregon.edu/ISTE/NECC2006/about_NECC/contact_info.php.

5-12—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, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

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

7-8—Health and safety: School Nurse Regional Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses and the American Healthcare Institute, for school nurses, at the Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; 1-800-333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/defaultsn.asp.

7-11—Instruction: Universal Design in Education: New Directions For Teaching Learners with Diverse Needs, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators and administrators, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: July 5. Contact: Jason Rabin, 14 Story St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu.

7-12—International education: Annual Conference 2006, sponsored by the International Schools Association, for educators and students, in Accra, Ghana. Contact: SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College, ISA Conference 2006, School Road, Com 6, Tema, Ghana; (233) 22-204267; fax: (233) 22-202916; e-mail: ofei_t@soshgic.edu.gh; Web site: www.isaschools.org.

8-14—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. 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.

8-15—Principals: National Principals Leadership Institute, sponsored by Fordham University’s graduate school of education, for principals, at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus in New York City. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Lew Smith, 113 W. 60th St., Room 1119, New York, NY 10023; (212) 636-6433; e-mail: lewsmith@fordham.edu; Web site: www.npli.org.

9-12—Leadership: Institute for Middle Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level leaders, in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

9-12—Public relations: National Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for administrators, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown in Chicago. 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.

9-14—History and social studies: Eisenhower Academy, sponsored by the Eisenhower National Historic Site and Gettysburg College, for educators, at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa. Deadline: June 1. Contact: John Joyce, 250 Eisenhower Farm Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325; (717) 338-9114 ext. 13; fax: (717) 338-0821; e-mail: john_joyce@nps.gov.

9-14—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. 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.

9-14—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at Yavapai Community College in Prescott, Ariz. 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.

10-11—Science: Santa Clara Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for science educators, at National Semiconductor headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

10-13—Curriculum: 23rd Annual Literacy Institute: Exploring Small Units of Study: Purposeful Planning for the Writing Workshop Across the Year, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators in grades 3-6, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@lesley.edu.

10-13—Leadership: Summer Leadership Institute, sponsored by Yale University School Development Program, for educators and administrators, at the Omni Hotel in New Haven, Conn. Deadline: June 10. Contact: Yesenia Diaz, 55 College St., New Haven, CT 06510; (203) 737-1020; fax: (203) 737-1023; e-mail: schooldevelopmentprogram@yale.edu; Web site: www.schooldevelopmentprogram.org.

10-13—Reading: Summer Literacy Institute, sponsored by Yale University School Development Program, for educators and administrators, at the Omni Hotel in New Haven, Conn. Deadline: June 10. Contact: Yesenia Diaz, 55 College St., New Haven, CT 06510; (203) 737-1020; fax: (203) 737-1023; e-mail: schooldevelopmentprogram@yale.edu; Web site: www.schooldevelopmentprogram.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.

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 Tilles Center on the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University in Brookville, N.Y. 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.

10-14—Curriculum: International Conference on Experiential Learning, sponsored by the International Consortium for Experiential Learning, for K-12 educators, at Lancaster University in Lancaster, England. Contact: ICEL; Web site: www.el.uct.ac.za/icel/2006.html.

10-14—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 Laguna Niguel, Calif. Contact: Lisa Gezeltzer, 2400 Avila Road, 1st Floor, East Entrance, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-3497; e-mail: lisa.gezelter@nara.gov; Web site: www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

10-14—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

10-14—Leadership: 14th Annual Center for Peaceable Schools Summer Institute: I=WE: Building Leadership for Peaceable Schools and Communities, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators and administrators, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8669; e-mail: peace@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/info/peace.

10-21—Science:CSI: Cycles, System and Inquiry, sponsored by the Museum Institute for Teaching Science, for elementary-level educators, at various locations throughout Massachusetts. Contact: MITS Inc., 308 Congress St., Suite 5D, Boston, MA 02210; (617) 695-9771; e-mail: mits@mits.org; www.mits.org/summer_institute.htm.

11-14—Education policy: National Forum on Education Policy, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for education policymakers, at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Minneapolis. Deadline: June 9. Contact: ECS, 700 Broadway, #1200 Denver, CO 80203; (303) 299-3600; fax: (303) 296-8332; Web site: www.ecs.org.

12—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Augusta, Maine. 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.

12-13—Instruction: EMC Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for mathematics and science educators, at the EMC Corporation headquarters in Hopkinton, Mass. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

12-14—Federal programs: Annual Conference, sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition, for teachers and counselors, in Houston. Contact: Shellie Campos, MCEC, 108 East FM 2410, Suite D, P.O. Box 2519, Harker Heights, TX 76548; (254) 953-1923; fax: (254) 953-1925; e-mail: Shellie.Campos@MilitaryChild.org; Web site: www.militarychild.org.

12-14—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.

12-14—Leadership: National Conference on the Principles and Practices of Effective Schools, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma, for teachers, administrators, and legislators, at the La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Latifah Abdul-Raheem, UO, 555 E. Constitution St., Suite 211, Norman, OK 73072; (405) 325-7080; fax: (405) 325-1981; e-mail: ces@ou.edu; Web site: http://ces.ou.edu/conference.htm.

12-15—Achievement: Failure Is Not An Option Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Peter Brooks, HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Rd., P.O. Box 906; Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: leadership@hopefoundation.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

12-15—Independent schools: LEAD: Leadership in Equity, Advocacy and Diversity, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic high school administrators, guidance counselors and educators, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Mike Conroy, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; e-mail: mconroy@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

12-18—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

12-18—Instruction: The Project Zero Classroom, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators and administrators, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: July 10. Contact: Jason Rabin, 14 Story St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu.

13-15—Administrators: SubSolutions Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators, human resources personnel, and managers of substitute teacher programs, in Park City, Utah. Contact: Debra Lundgreen, Development Department, STI, Utah State University; (435) 797-8158; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: debra@subed.usu.edu; Web site: www.sti.usu.edu.

14-15—Health and safety: School Nurse Regional Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses and the American Healthcare Institute, for school nurses, at the Westin City Center Hotel in Dallas. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; 1-800-333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/defaultsn.asp.

16-19—Administrators: 2nd Annual Summer Conference for School-Based Staff Developers, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for staff developers and administrators, at the Hilton in Washington. Contact: Leslie Miller, NSDC, P.O. Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: nsdcoffice@aol.com; Web site: www.nsdc.org.

16-19—Health and safety: Annual Conference 2006, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for health educators and school food service professionals, in Los Angeles. 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.

16-19—Leadership: Institute for Middle Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level leaders, in Midway, Utah. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

16-21—Health and safety: 16th Annual National School Safety Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Resource Officers, for school resource officers, school police, and administrators, at the LaQuinta Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: Kathy Sherling, 14031 FM 315 N., Chandler, TX 75758; (888) 31-NASRO; fax: (941) 922-4824; e-mail: ksherling@aol.com; Web site: www.nasro.org.

16-21—Music education: 27th World Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Music, for music educators, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Contact: Secretariat, Suite B-07-10, Plaza Mont’ Kiara, No. 2, Jalan Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; +603 6201 0324; fax: +603 6204 2142; e-mail: isme2006secretariat@isme.org; Web site: www.isme.org.

16-21—Special education: 12th World Conference, sponsored by the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, for educators of children with visual impairments, at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Contact: ICEVI; www.icevi.org.

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

17-18—Instruction: Pittsburgh Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades 6-12, at the Hilton Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

17-19—Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by The Churchill Center, for teachers, grade 2 and above, at The Churchill Center in New York City. Deadline: June 14. Contact: Susan Spero, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610 ext. 3100; fax: (212) 722-6555; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com; Web site: www.churchillcenter.com.

17-20—Curriculum: What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Boston. 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/pd.

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.

17-21—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, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kan. Contact: Primarily Teaching Staff, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, 200 S.E. 4th St., Abilene, KS 67410; e-mail: kim.barbieri@nara.org; Web site: www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

17-21—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

18-19—Health and safety: School Psychology Summer Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists and the American Healthcare Institute, for school psychologists and counselors, at the Sheraton Atlantic City Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; 1-800-333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/psych_default.asp.

18-21—Administrators: EDVentures 2006 Conference, sponsored by the Education Industry Association, for administrators, policy makers, and business leaders, at the Denver Marriott Hotel in Denver. Contact: Steve Pines, 1 Stoney Creek Way, Potomac, MD 20854; (800) 252-3280; e-mail: spines@educationindustry.org; Web site: www.educationindustry.org.

18-21—Mathematics: 10th Annual NCSM Leadership Academy, sponsored by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, for mathematics educators and administrators, at the Yarrow Resort and Conference Center in Park City, Utah. Contact: NCSM, P.O. Box 150368, Lakewood, CO 80215-0368; (303) 274-5932; e-mail: ncsm@mathforum.org; Web site: http://mathforum.org/ncsm.

18-21—Teacher education: Leading the Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program, sponsored by Westfield State College Center for Teacher Education and Research, for administrators, at Westfield State College, in Westfield, Mass. Deadline: June 30. Contact: Priscilla Miller, 577 Western Ave., Westfield, MA 01086; (413) 572-8065; e-mail: pmiller@wsc.ma.edu; Web site: www.wsc.ma.edu/center.

18-22—Special education: Critical Issues In Special Education: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities in Urban Schools, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators and administrators, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: July 14. Contact: Jason Rabin, 14 Story St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu.

18-25—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary-level educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

19-21—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.

19-23—Education policy: 33rd Annual Meeting, sponsored by the American Legislative Exchange Council, for policymakers, school board members, and administrators, at the San Francisco Marriott in San Francisco. Online registration deadline: July 15. Contact: ALEC; (202) 466-3800; e-mail: meetings@alec.org; Web site: www.alec.org.

19-23—Teachers: National Convention, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for K-12 teachers, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston. Contact: AFT, 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; Web site: www.aft.org.

19-26—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, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

20-21—Instruction: Billings, Mont. Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for science and history educators, at Montana State University in Billings. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

21-22—Health and safety: School Nurse Regional Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses and the American Healthcare Institute, for school nurses, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; (800) 333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/defaultsn.asp.

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

23-25—Career and technical education: Professional Development Institute for Career Development Facilitators and Instructors, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for educators, counselors, and career development professionals, at the Lowell Center and the Pyle Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Contact: Carol Edds, Conference Coordinator and Outreach Specialist, Center on Education and Work, UW-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Room 964, Madison, WI 53706-1796; (800) 446-0399; fax (608) 262-3063; e-mail: cedds@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu/summer_institute.

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