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January 2007

5-10—Science: 2007 Winter Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Astronomical Society, for physics teachers, in Seattle. Contact: AAPT, 1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740-3845; (301) 209-3311; Web site: www.aapt.org/Events/calendar.cfm.

6-9—Education research: 5th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Research Institute of Peking University, the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Saint Mary’s College of California School of Education, and the University of Louisville’s Sustainable Urban Neighborhoods Program, for researchers and educators, at the Ilikai Waikiki Beach Hotel in Honolulu. Contact: Hawaii International Conference on Education, P.O. Box 75036, Honolulu, HI 96836; (808) 949-1455; fax: (808) 947-2420; e-mail: education@hic education.org; Web site: www.hiceducation.org.

10-12—Independent schools: SAIS-NAIS Winter Retreat, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for independent school leaders with financial responsibilities, at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta. Contact: Lisa Dixon, 1866 Southern Ln., Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 633-2203; fax: (404) 633-2433; e-mail: lisa@sais.org.

10-12—Instruction: 6th Annual Institute—Strategies for Success in Small Learning Communities, sponsored by the Small Schools Workshop, for educators, administrators, policymakers, and researchers, at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Contact: Dana Vance, 1608 N. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 912, Chicago, IL 60647; (773) 384-1030; fax: (773) 384-1226; e-mail: conferences@smallschoolsworkshop.org; Web site: www.smallschools.com.

10-12—Reading: Southeastern Regional Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Conference, sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Reading Recovery Association, for educators, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Holly Bartholomew, (843) 471-2357; e-mail: bartholomew.6@osu.edu; Web site: www.serrra.org.

10-13—Higher education: 2007 NFAA ARTS Week Educators Conference—How to Prepare Students for College Auditions and Admissions, sponsored by the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, for arts educators and counselors, at the Marriott Airport Hotel in Miami. Contact: NFAA, 444 Brickell Ave., P-14, Miami, FL 33131; (305) 377-1140; fax: (305) 377-1149; Web site: www.nfaa.org/educators/confinfo.shtml.

11—Special education: Leadership Perspectives in Confronting the Disproportionate Representation of Black Males in Special Education, sponsored by ATLAS Learning Communities, for administrators, at Wheelock College in Boston. Contact: Jessalyn Hudgins, ATLAS Learning Communities, 222 Third St., Suite 1320, Cambridge, MA 02142; (888) 577-8585; fax: (617) 577-8686; e-mail: info@atlascommunities.org; Web site: www.atlascommunities.org.

11-12—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Phoenix. Register online at www.ascd.org/register. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 ext. 2; fax: (703) 575-5400; Web site: www.ascd.org.

11-14—Instruction: Deep in the Heart of Learning, sponsored by the International Alliance for Learning, for educators and administrators, at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown in Austin, Texas. Deadline: Jan. 10. Contact: Roland Boettcher, 2380 Buford Drive, Suite 106-374, Lawrenceville, GA 30043-7683; (800) 426-2989; fax: (770) 277-3649; e-mail: office@ialearn.org; Web site: www.ialearn.org.

11-14—Secondary education: Annual Conference, sponsored by California League of High Schools, for high school-level educators and administrators, at the Monterey Marriott in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Katie Winchell, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 858-9365; e-mail: info@clhs.net; Web site: www.clhs.net.

11-Feb. 13—Instruction: Differentiated Instruction Institute, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Beginning Jan. 11, and then continuing on two nonconsecutive days. 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.

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

12-15—Independent schools: International Conference on Jewish Education, sponsored by The Lookstein Center, for educators in Jewish schools, at the Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University in Miami. Contact: Miriam Gitman, The Shul of Bal Harbour, 9540 Collins Ave., Surfside, FL 33154; (305) 868-1411 ext. 7319; fax: (305) 861-2426; e-mail: miriam@theshul.org; Web site: www.lookstein.org/jeseminar_2007.htm.

14-16—Instruction: 2007 National Conference, sponsored by the National Center for Accelerated Schools PLUS, for educators and administrators, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Diane Perko, National Center for Accelerated Schools PLUS, 2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3224, Storrs, CT 06269-3224; (860) 486-0287; e-mail: dperko@acceleratedschools.net; Web site: www.acceleratedschools.net.

14-18—Special education: 2007 Leadership Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Private Special Education Centers, for educators and administrators at private special education centers, at Hawk’s Cay Resort in Duck Key, Fla. Contact: NAPSEC, 1522 K St. N.W., Suite 1032, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340; Web site: www.napsec.org.

17—Instruction: Target Spotlight School Visit: Unified Arts, 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: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

17-18—Language arts education: Language Arts & Social Studies 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: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

18—Bilingual education: Target Spotlight School Visits: Bilingual Education, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at Fuller Middle School in Framingham, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

19—Public relations: What Does It Take to Win? How to Ensure Fiscal Security for Your District Through Finance Elections, 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) 519-1230; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: ewillis@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

22-29—Middle schools: Teaming Retreat, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at Running Brook Middle School in Derry, N.H. Consists of two sessions. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

23—Middle schools:Scheduling Rodeo, 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: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

23-24—Middle schools:Supervising Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at Thomas A. Blake Middle School in Medfield, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

24-26—Science: Science Institute, sponsored by the Public Education & Business Coalition, for science teachers, in Denver. Contact: Judy Hendricks, 1410 Grant St., Suite A-101, Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: jhendricks@pebc.org; Web site: www.pebc.org.

24-27—Achievement: Failure Is Not An Option Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Sedona, Ariz. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Rd., P.O. Box 906; Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: leadership@hopefoundation.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

25—Middle schools: Target Spotlight School Visits: Integrated Curriculum, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at Maranacook Middle School in Readfield, Maine. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

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