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: [email protected].
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 protected]; 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: [email protected]; Web site: www.nuatc.org/index.htm.
25-26—Achievement: Institute on Improving Student Learning: Looking at the Big Picture of Student Achievement, sponsored by Measured Progress, 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 protected]; 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: [email protected]; 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 protected]; 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: [email protected]; 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 protected]; 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.
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