16—Administrators: How to Organize the Elementary School, sponsored by Hofstra University, for administrators, at the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus, Hempstead, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Calvo, Hofstra University, Hagedorn Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5750; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.
16-18—Reading: Plain Talk About Reading 2007, sponsored by the Center for Development and Learning, for reading specialists, at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans. Contact: Sarah Hull, Center for Development and Learning, 208 S. Tyler St., Covington, Louisiana 70433; (985) 893-7777; fax: (985) 893-5443; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.cdl.org.
16-21—Early-childhood education: 34th Annual Training Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for early-childhood educators, in San Antonio. Contact: Cheryl Thompson, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-0875 ext. 7557; fax: (703) 739-0878; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nhsa.org/training/annual_conference/34th/index.htm.
18-20—Education research: Center for Summer Learning National Conference, sponsored by the Center for Summer Learning, for teachers, administrators, researchers, and policy professionals, at the Sheraton Atlanta in Atlanta. Contact: Jennifer Brady, Center for Summer Learning, The Education Building Suite 307, 2800 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218; (410) 516-6228; fax: (410) 516-6222; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.summerlearning.org.
18-21—Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 620-3660; fax: (703) 264-9494; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.
19—Education policy: Forum on California Education Policy, Southern California, sponsored by EdSource, for administrators, school board members, teachers, parents, researchers, policymakers, and community members, at the Sheraton Suites Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. This event is open to the public. Contact: EdSource, (650) 917-9481; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://edsource.org/pubinvo_forum07info.cfm.
19-21—At-risk youths: 10th Annual National School Social Work Conference, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America, for school social workers and counselors, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SSWAA, P.O. Box 2072, Northlake IL 60164; (847) 289-4527; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.sswaa.org.
20—Education policy: Forum on California Education Policy, Northern California, sponsored by EdSource, for administrators, school board members, teachers, parents, researchers, policymakers, and community members, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana in Palo Alto, Calif. This event is open to the public. Contact: EdSource, (650) 917-9481; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://edsource.org/pubinvo_forum07info.cfm.
20—Minority education: Promoting the Achievement of Students of Color: A Practitioner’s Approach, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center, for administrators, staff members, teachers, students, parents, and community members, at the National 4-H Club in Chevy Chase, Md. Contact: The Mid-Atlantic Equity Center, 5272 River Road, Suite 340, Bethesda, MD 20816; (301) 657-7741; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.maec.org/conference2007.html.
23—English: Phonological Awareness, Spelling, and Handwriting 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
23-25—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Hilton Head, S.C. 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.
24-27—Charter schools: National Charter Schools Conference, sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, for administrators, teachers, board members, policymakers, parents, students, and community leaders, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Bretta Beveridge, BevCom, P.O. Box 2690, Vashon, WA 98070-2690; (206) 463-3344; fax: (206) 463-1450; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.publiccharters.org.
25-29—Achievement: Teaching for Intelligence: Believe to Achieve Conference, sponsored by the National Urban Alliance, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Linda and Jim Farruggia, 1919 Prairie Square #107, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 397-8527; fax: (847) 397-6869; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.nuatc.org/index.htm.
25-26—Achievement: Institute on Improving Student Learning: Looking at the Big Picture of Student Achievement, for teachers and administrators, at the Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Hotel in Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.
26-27—Administrators: Leadership Today and Tomorrow, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at El Tropicano in San Antonio. Deadline: April 25. Contact: Jen Osborne, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.aaspa.org.
27—Public relations: Prove It! How to Make the Value of PR Clear to Your Key Leaders, 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.
27—Reading: International Scholars’ Forum, sponsored by Hofstra University, for researchers, teachers, and reading specialists, at Hagedorn Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Calvo, Hofstra University, Hagedorn Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5750; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.
28—Science: Scientific Controversies in the Classroom, sponsored by Hofstra University IDEAS Institute, for teachers and researchers, at Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. Contact: IDEAS Institute, Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Ave., Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5792; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.hofstra.edu/IDEAS.
29-May 3—Magnet schools: 25th National Conference on Magnet Schools, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for magnet school educators and administrators, in Las Vegas. Contact: MSA, 1012 14th St. N.W., Suite 903, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 737-0100; Web site: www.magnet.edu/modules/news.
30—Assessment: Ready School Assessment: Making Schools Ready for Pre-K to 3rd Learners, sponsored by High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for administrators, teachers, staff members, and researchers, at the Ypsilanti Marriott at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti, Mich. Contact: Vicki Whitlock, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198; (734) 485-2000; fax: (734) 485-4467; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.highscope.org.
30-May 4—Learning disabilities: 28th Annual International Conference: Charting the Future in Developmental and Learning Disabilities, sponsored by YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network, for educators, service professionals, and families, in New York City. Contact: Lynn U. Berman, YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network; (212) 273-6199; e-mail: email@example.com.
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