14-16—Technology: Illinois Online Conference, sponsored by Lake Land College, for K-20 educators and technology specialists. Contact: Steve Garren, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL 61938; (217) 234-5459; fax: (217) 234-5533; Web site: www.ilonlineconf.org.
15—Independent schools: Effecting Change, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for educators, administrators, and parents. This is an audio seminar. Contact: Kathleen Straight, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.
15-18—Music education: Northwest Division Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, for music teachers, in Portland, Ore. Contact: The National Association for Music Education, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 336-3768; Web site: www.menc.org/connect/conf/nw07/nw07.html.
16-20—Higher education: 26th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Addison, Texas. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.
17—Teachers: I Teach Regional Conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for teachers, at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Edwardsville, Ill. Contact: Kappa Delta Pi, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (800) 284-3167; fax: (317) 704-2323; Web site: www.kdp.org/conference/iteachregional.php.
17-20—Online education: e-Learning 2007, sponsored by the Instructional Technology Council, for distance-learning educators, administrators, and developers, at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: ITC, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1143; (202) 293-3110; fax: (202) 822-5014; Web site: www.itcnetwork.org/elearning2007.htm.
17-21—Teacher education: 2007 Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Contact: ATE, P.O. Box 793, Manassas, VA 20113; (703) 331-0911; fax: (703) 331-3666; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ate1.org.
18-20—Independent schools: Mid-Winter Seminar, sponsored by The Lookstein Center, for administrators at Jewish schools, in Miami. Contact: Deborah Court, Director, Principals’ Program, The Lookstein Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel 52900; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.lookstein.org/principals1.htm.
18-21—At-risk youths: 19th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, for educators, administrators, counselors, resource officers, and community members, at the Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Linda Shirley, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-2675; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org/ndpcdefault.htm.
19-21—Early-childhood education: Preschool Institutes, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for early-childhood educators and administrators, at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington. Contact: Core Knowledge Foundation, Conference Registrar, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org/conference.
20—Instruction: The Homework Myth, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for educators, administrators, and parents. This is an audio seminar. Contact: Kathleen Straight, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.isacs.org.
21—Administrators: The Whole Educator: A Workshop for School Administrators, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for administrators from independent schools, at the Catherine Cook School in Chicago. Contact: Kathleen Straight, 1165 N. Clark St. Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.
21-24—International education: 41st Annual Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Embarcadero in San Francisco. Contact: Richard Krajczar; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.aaie.org.
22-24—Reading: 16th Core Knowledge National Conference: Integrating Reading and Literacy Across the Content Areas, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for elementary- and middle-level educators and administrators, at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington. Contact: Core Knowledge Foundation, Conference Registrar, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org/conference.
22-24—Higher education: TYCA-Southeast Conference, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for two-year college English instructors, at the Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Joel Henderson, 4501 Amnicola Highway, Chattanooga TN 37406-1097; (423) 697-4403; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.tyca-se.org.
23—Public relations: Starting From the Basics: Building a Strategic Communications Plan, 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: email@example.com; Web site: www.nspra.org.
23-25—Principals: 91st Annual Convention and Exposition, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for secondary-level principals, in Las Vegas. Contact: NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1537; (703) 860-0200; fax: (703) 476-5490; Web site: www.nasspconvention.org.
24-27—Teacher education: 2007 Annual Meeting and Exhibits: From Vision to Action, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for teacher educators, at the Hilton New York in New York City. Contact: AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095; Web site: www.aacte.org/Events/meeting_exhibits.aspx.
26-28—Technology: Midwest Education Technology Conference, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for administrators, teachers, and technology coordinators, at the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, Cooperating School Districts, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www2.csd.org/metc2007.htm.
28-March 3—Independent schools: 2007 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for educators and administrators at independent schools, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Contact: NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036-5695; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nais.org/ac/.
1-4—Administrators: 2007 National Conference on Education, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, in New Orleans. Contact: AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203-1730; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; Web site: www.aasa.org/nce.
3—Instruction: Learning Differences Awareness Conference, sponsored by the Hasbro Center for Teaching Excellence at the Dunn Institute, for teachers, administrators, resource personnel, parents, and tutors, at the Providence Marriott in Providence, R.I. Contact: Cathy Sanford, The Hasbro Center for Teaching Excellence, c/o The Dunn Institute, 220 W. Exchange St., Suite 202, Providence, RI 02903; (401) 831-7323 ext. 17; fax: (401) 831-7327; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-6—Reading: National Conference on Family Literacy, sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, for administrators and practitioners, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Shannon Baete, National Center for Family Literacy, 325 West Main St., Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 584-1133 ext. 180; fax: (502) 584-0172; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.famlit.org.
4-7—At-risk youths: National Youth-At-Risk Conference, sponsored by the College of Education and the Continuing Education Center at Georgia Southern University, for teachers, administrators, parents and community members, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah, Ga. Deadline: March 2, 2007. Contact: Deborah Champion, Georgia Southern’s Center for Continuing Education, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460; (912) 871-1755; fax: (912) 681-0306; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/yar2007.html.
6—Independent schools: Moral Life of Schools: Why Schools Are Counter-Cultural, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for faculty, administrators and trustees. This is an audio seminar. Contact: Kathleen Straight, 1165 N. Clark St. Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.isacs.org.
6—Middle schools: Fluency and Comprehension Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle school teachers, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
7—Administrators: Teaching with Strengths, sponsored by the Gallup Organization’s Education Division, for administrators and professional-development leaders, at Gallup’s offices in Washington. Deadline: Feb. 23. Contact: Gary Evans, the Gallup Organization, 1001 Gallup Drive, Omaha, NE 68102; (402) 938-6517; fax: (888) 500-8282; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.education.gallup.com.
7-9—Instruction: Using Small Learning Communities to More Deeply Implement the High Schools That Work Design, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for secondary-level educators and administrators, at the Marriott Charleston Riverview Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Contact: SREB, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; (404) 962-9629; Web site: www.sreb.org/programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.
7-9—Leadership: Instructional Leadership in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Brigham Young University-Public School Partnership, for teachers and administrators, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Contact: Myra Tollestrup, BYU-Public School Partnership, 149 MCKB, Provo, UT 84602; (801) 422-4646; fax: (801) 422-0199; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: education.byu.edu/cites.
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