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March

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.

27-30—Charter schools: The 14th Annual California Charter Schools Conference, sponsored by the California Charter Schools Association, for administrators, teachers, and elected officials, at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: Lee Condon, CCSA, 818 W. Seventh St., Suite 910, Los Angeles, CA 90017; (213) 244-1446; fax: (213) 244-1448; e-mail: conference@charterassociation.org; Web site: www.charterconference.org.

28-30—Technology: 12th Annual K-12 School Networking Conference, 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.

28-31—Instruction: 18th Annual National Service-Learning Conference, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for administrators, teachers, faculty, students, researchers, school board members, and policymakers, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Kelly Ulman, National Youth Leadership Council, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., Suite D300, St. Paul, MN 55108; (651) 999-7365; e-mail: kulman@nylc.org; Web site: http://nylc.org.

29-30—Reading: Using Nonfiction Literature for Content Area Learning in a Reading/Writing Workshop (Grades 2-8), sponsored by Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, for classroom teachers of grades 2-8, reading teachers, and literacy specialists, at the Marran Theater, Lesley University, in Cambridge, Mass. A second session will take place April 26-27. 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.

29-April 2—Principals: 86th Annual Convention and Exposition, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary-level principals, in Seattle. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 386-2377; fax: (800) 396-2377; e-mail: naesp@naesp.org; Web site: www.naesp.org.

30—Public relations: Feeling Like a One-Person Show? How to Succeed When You Are the PR Staff, 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.

April 2007

1-3—Achievement: North Central Association Annual Conference, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for administrators and teachers, at the Chicago Downtown Marriott in Chicago. Contact: Mary Jo Rasmussen, NCA CASI, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 871008, Tempe, AZ 85287-1008; (800) 525-9517; fax: (480) 773-6901; e-mail: mrasmussen@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

2-30—English: National Poetry Read-a-Thon, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Academy of American Poets, for educators and students, nationwide. Deadline: March 30. Contact: Douglas Korb, 584 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY 10012; (212) 274-0343; fax: (212) 274-9427; e-mail: dkorb@poets.org; Web site: www.poets.org.

9-13—Education research: 2007 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, in Chicago. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: 2007annual conv@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

11—Administrators: Performance Pay Webinar, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators. This is an online webinar. Contact: Jen Osborne, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

11-12—Assessment: Everyday Data: Using Multiple Data Sources to Plan for Improvement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for teachers and administrators, at the Conference Center at Marlborough in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: pd@measuredprogress.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org. 12-13—At-risk youths: Texas Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, teachers, and community members, in Dallas. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (503) 982-4220; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

12-14—History and social studies: Expanding Horizons: Individuals and Their Encounters with the New, sponsored by the National Council for History Education and Colonial Williamsburg, for educators and administrators, at the Williamsburg Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Elizabeth Badziong, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145-4657; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: elizabeth@nche.net; Web site: www.nche.net.

12-14—Education Law: COSA School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for education lawyers, in San Francisco. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (701) 683-7590; e-mail: landrews@nsba,org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

12-16—Urban education: Council of Urban Boards of Education Urban Programming, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for administrators and school board members, at the Hilton San Francisco in San Francisco. This event is held in conjunction with the NSBA Annual conference April 14-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contact: Katrina Kelley, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6742; fax: (701) 548-5613; e-mail: cube@nsba,org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

13-15—Gifted education: Beyond IQ, sponsored by Gifted Conference Planners, for teachers, administrators, parents, and students, at the Radisson Hotel Chelmsford in Chelmsford, Mass. Deadline: March 31. Contact: Josh Shaine, 7 North End Road, Townsend, MA 01469-1124; (801) 729-5081; e-mail: info@giftedconferenceplanners.org; Web site: http://giftedconferenceplanners.org.

14—Instruction: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for educators, at Harris County Community Center in Houston. Deadline: April 1. Contact: John L. Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net.

14-17—School boards: 2007 Annual Conference, sponsored the National School Boards Association, for school board members and administrators, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Contact: Barbara Moody, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: bmoody@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

16-17—Instruction: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for educators, at the New Orleans Community Center in New Orleans. Deadline: April 1. Contact: John L. Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net.

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