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February

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: deborah@lookstein.org; 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: paige@clemson.edu; 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: kathleen@isacs.org; 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: kathleen@isacs.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: aaie@sheridan.edu; 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: public_info@ncte.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: ewillis@nspra.org; 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: dwhite@csd.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: acdirector@nais.org; Web site: www.nais.org/ac/.

March

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: sanfordcw@aol.com.

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: sbaete@famlit.org; 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: dchampion@georgiasouthern.edu; Web site: http://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: kathleen@isacs.org; 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: jneville@hillcenter.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: gary_evans@gallup.com; Web site: www.education.gallup.com.

7—Administrators: Leading the Way to School Improvement, sponsored by the Gallup Organization’s Education Division, for administrators, in Salt Lake City. Deadline: Feb. 21. Contact: Denise Hinkley, the Gallup Organization, 1001 Gallup Drive, Omaha, NE 68102; (800) 288-8592; fax: (888) 500-8282; e-mail: denise_hinkley@gallup.com; Web site: http://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: cites@byu.edu; Web site: http://education.byu.edu/cites.

8-9—Reading: Teaching for Comprehending: Lessons in Using a Reader’s Notebook for Thinking About Texts, sponsored by Lesley University, Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, for classroom teachers of grades 2-8, reading teachers, and literacy specialists, in Newark, N.J. Deadline: March 6. Contact: Margaret Zawasky, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; e-mail: literacy@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/crr.

8-10—Foreign languages: 2007 Conference, sponsored by the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign-language teachers, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Patrick T. Raven, CSCTFL, P.O. Box 251, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0251; (414) 276-4650; fax: (414) 276-4650; e-mail: CSCTFL@aol.com; Web site: www.centralstates.cc/2007conference.html.

8-11—Middle schools: California League of Middle Schools Conference, sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego. Contact: Katie Winchell, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 326-1880; e-mail: info@clms.net; Web site: www.clms.net.

8-11—Music education: National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference, sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators Association, for music teachers, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: CMEA, 1800 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 219, Rocky Hill, CT 06067; e-mail: info@cmea.org; Web site: www.cmea.org.

9—Public relations: Make Your Staff Media Savvy: How to Train Your Staff Members for Their Next Media Encounter, 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.

12—Independent Schools: Planning Strategically Today for a Profoundly Different Tomorrow, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for faculty and administrators. 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: kathleen@isacs.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.

12-14—Technology: Microcomputers in Education Conference, sponsored by Microcomputers in Education, for teachers, administrators, and technology staff, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Tina Rutledge, MEC, P.O. Box 870101, Tempe, AZ 85287-0101; (480) 965-9700; fax: (480) 965-4128; e-mail: info@mec.asu.edu; Web site: http://mec.asu.edu.

13-14—Business: Education Industry Days, sponsored by the Education Industry Association, for administrators and business leaders, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City, Va. Contact: Steve Pines, EIA, 5909 Barbados Place, #202, Rockville, MD 20852; (800) 252-3280; fax: (301) 468-3249; e-mail: spines@educationindustry.org; Web site: www.educationindustry.org

14—Instruction: Teaching with the Brain in Mind, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for teachers and administrators, at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. Contact: Kathleen Straight, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: kathleen@isacs.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.

14-16—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Anaheim, Calif. 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.

14-16—Secondary education: Transitions: Focusing on Grades Eight and Nine, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for secondary-level educators and administrators, in Atlanta. Contact: SREB, 592 10th St., N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; (404) 962-9629; Web site: www.sreb.org/programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.

15-17—Technology: 69th Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for educators, in San Antonio. Contact: ITEA, 1914 Association Dr., Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: itea@iteaconnect.org; Web site: www.iteaconnect.org/D1.html.

16-17—Instruction: 14th Annual Paideia Conference, sponsored by The National Paideia Center, for educators, at the Historic Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: The National Paideia Center, 400 Silver Cedar Court, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27514; (919) 962-3128; fax: (919) 962-3139; e-mail: info@paideia.org; Web site: www.paideia.org/content.php/profdev/conf2007.htm.

17-19—Instruction: Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 ext. 2; fax: (703) 575-5400; Web site: www.ascd.org.

20-24—Career and Technical Education: NASDCTEc Spring Meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, for administrators and educators, at the Capital Hilton in Washington. Deadline: Feb. 20. Contact: Meghan McClelland, NASDCTEc/NCTEF, 444 N. Capitol St. N. W., #830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax: (202) 737-1106; e-mail: mmcclelland@careertech.org; Web site: www.careertech.org.

21-23—Instruction: Annual Conference, sponsored by The International Organization of Laboratory and University Affiliated Schools, for educators and administrators at university-affiliated schools, at the University of California, Los Angeles. Contact: Patricia Diebold, Arts and Science Center, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA 16444; (814) 732-1550; fax: (814) 732-2629; e-mail: dieboldp@edinboro.edu; Web site: www.nals.net.

21-23—Principals: 12th Annual Principals’ Institute, sponsored by Atlas Learning Communities for principals and district leaders, at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Lost Pines, Texas. Contact: Atlas Learning Communities; Web site: www.atlaslearningcommunities.org.

21-24—English-language learners: 41st Annual Convention and Exhibit, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for educators, at the Seattle Convention Center in Seattle. Contact: TESOL, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; Web site: www.tesol.org.

21-24—Health and safety: 28th Annual Conference on Pediatric Health Care, sponsored by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, for school nurses, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Contact: Dolores Jones; e-mail: djones@napnap.org; Web site: www.napnap.org.

21-24—Mathematics: Annual Meeting and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, in Atlanta. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings.

22-24—Education funding: 32nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the American Education Finance Association, for educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at the Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Contact: AEFA, 8365 Armadillo Trail, Evergreen, CO 80439; e-mail: eds@aefa.cc; Web site: www.aefa.cc.

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