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February

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: http://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: http://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 W. 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.

7-9—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—Arts education: “Stage Combat” Professional-Development Workshop, sponsored by Arena Stage, for drama teachers, at Arena Stage, Community Engagement Office, in Washington. Contact: Chitra Kalyandurg, Arena Stage, 1901 14th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20009; (202) 234-5782; e-mail: ckalyandurg@arenastage.org; Web site: www.arenastage.org.

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 Drive, 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.

21—Administrators:Teaching With Strengths, sponsored by the Gallup Organization, Education Division, for administrators and teacher educators, at the Gallup Organization in Washington. Deadline: March 7. 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.

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.

22-24—Mentoring: 20th Anniversary Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Mentoring Association, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Atlanta. Contact: IMA, Western Michigan University, Lifelong Learning & Education, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5280; (269) 387-4174; fax: (269) 387-4189; e-mail: cedu_ima@wmich.edu; Web site: www.mentoring-association.org.

23—Student behavior: Function Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Plan Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers and administrators, 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; Web site: www.hillcenter.org/outreach-calendar-full.cfm?cnid=20.

23-24—Achievement: 2007 AVID/College Board National Conference, sponsored by AVID and the College Board, for site and district administrators, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine in San Diego. Contact: Michelle Schneider, AVID, 5120 Shoreham Place, Suite 120, San Diego, CA 92122; (858) 623-2843 ext. 137; fax: (858) 623-2822; e-mail: mschneider@avidcenter.org; Web site: www.avidcenter.org

23-24—Instruction: Annual Learning Differences Conference: RTI, Differentiated Instruction and Beyond, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

23-27—Music education: CFMTA-MTNA Collaborative Conference, sponsored by the Music Teachers National Association, for music teachers, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Discounted registration before Feb. 14, 2007. Contact: Brian Shepard, MTNA, 441 Vine St., Ste. 505, Cincinnati, OH 45202; (513) 421-1420 ext. 241; fax: (513) 421-2503; e-mail: bshepard@mtna.org; Web site: www.mtna.org.

24—Teachers: The 18th Annual National Minority Careers in Education Expo, sponsored by Tylin Promotions, for teachers, administrators, and human resource directors, at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge Hotel in New York. Contact: recruiters: (480) 615-8900; applicants: (718) 805-5400; e-mail: askus@deptofed.org; Web site: www.deptofed.org.

24—Teachers: I Teach Regional Conference, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for teachers, at City University of New York Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, N.Y. 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.

25-27—Middle schools: 26th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators and administrators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: msmith@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org/calendar.html.

26-27—Rural education: National Rural Education Association Federal Legislation Forum, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for educators, at the Holiday Inn Central in Washington. Contact: Bob Mooneyham, 112 Fourth St., Box 2, Norman, OK 73019; (405) 325-7959; e-mail: bmooneyham@ou.edu; Web site: www.nrea.net.

26-28—Technology: TechEd 2007, sponsored by The Community College Foundation, for educators, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, Calif. Contact: TechEd Events, 1901 Royal Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA 95815; (916) 418-5100; fax: (916) 418-5150; Web site: www.techedevents.org/2007.

26-28—Technology: ITTE Site Visit to Loudoun County Public Schools, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for administrators and technology directors, in Ashburn, Va. Contact: Kristen Mangus, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: kmangus@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

26-30—Technology: 18th International Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education’s Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, for teacher educators, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: SITE, P.O. Box 1545, Chesapeake, VA 23327-1545; (757) 366-5606; Web site: http://site.aace.org.

27—Technology: 6th Annual International Symposium, sponsored by the Consortium for School Networking, for educators, administrators, and policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Center in San Francisco. Contact: Michelle Shirley, (866) 267-8747 ext. 131; e-mail: michelle@cosn.org; Web site: www.k12schoolnetworking.org/2007.

 

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