13-14—Reading: Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Toronto. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-7323; Web site: www.reading.org/association/ meetings/annual.html.
19-20—Curriculum: Replication Workshop, sponsored by North Star, for teacher educators, at North Star: Self-Directed Learning for Teens in Hadley, Mass. Contact: Jessica Smith, North Star, 104 Russell St., Hadley, MA 01035; (413) 582-0193; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.northstarteens.org.
22-23—Minority education: Educating the African American/Hispanic Male Child Seminar, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for teachers, at African American Images, Inc., in Chicago. Contact: Shantelle Green, African American Images, Inc., 1909 W. 95th St., Chicago, IL 60643; (773) 445-0322; fax: (773) 445-9844; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.africanamericanimages.com.
28-30—International education: eLearning Africa: 2nd International Conference on ICT for Development, Education, and Training, sponsored by ICWE GmbH and Hoffman & Reif, for educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at the Kenyatta International Conference Center in Nairobi, Kenya. Contact: Rebecca Stromeyer, +49-30-327 6140; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.elearning-africa.com.
29—Curriculum: Using Cultural and Political Vignettes in Secondary Classrooms, sponsored by Queens College Equity Studies Research Center, for educators, administrators, researchers, and support staff, at Queens College in New York City. Deadline: May 25. Contact: Judith Rockway, Equity Studies Research Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, New York, 11367; (718) 997-5375; e-mail: email@example.com.
31-June 2—Counseling: The 8th Annual School Counseling Summer Academy, sponsored by the Education Trust, for administrators and counselors, at the Doubletree Hotel Portland Lloyd Center in Portland, Ore. Deadline: May 25. Contact: Josefina Velasco, The Education Trust, 1250 H St. N.W., Suite 700, Washington DC 20005; (202) 293-1217; fax: (202) 293-2605; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.edtrust.org.
3-6—Teacher education: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for certification professionals and human resource officers, at the Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City. Deadline: May 25. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, 1225 Providence Road, P.M.B. 116, Whitinsville, MA 01588; (508) 380-1202; fax: (508) 278-5342; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.
3-7—Arts education:International Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Queen’s University Faculty of Education in Ontario, Canada. Contact: Teresa Froelich, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5436; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: tfroelich@ lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.
6-7—Achievement: Institute on Improving Student Learning: Looking at the Big Picture of Student Achievement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for teachers and administrators, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Buckhead in Atlanta. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.
7-8—Character education: Character Education Symposium, sponsored by the Edward E. Ford Foundation, for teachers, at the Kinkaid School in Houston. Deadline: June 4. Contact: Mike Pardee, Kinkaid School Character Education, 201 Kinkaid School Drive, Houston, TX 77204; (713) 243-5052; fax: (713) 243-6399; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.kinkaid.org/main.php?menu_id=5060.
9-15—Special education: 10th Biennial International Conference, sponsored by the International Association of Special Education, for special educators and researchers, at the University of Hong Kong. Contact: Bev Johns; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://iase.coe.nau.edu/conference1.html.
10-12—Higher education: Summer Institute on First-Year Assessment, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for administrators and faculty, at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Nina Glisson, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.
12-15—English: Literacies for All Summer Institute, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.
17-20—Assessment: National Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for state education department leaders, policymakers, researchers, administrators, and educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Madeline Morrison, (202) 336-7039; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ccsso.org/conferences.
17-22—Reading: National Institute in Reading Apprenticeship, sponsored by WestEd, for community college educators, at the WestEd offices in Oakland, Calif. Deadline: May 18. Contact: Jana Bouc, 300 Lakeside Drive, 25th floor, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4270; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.wested.org/sli.
18-19—Administrators: Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville. Deadline: June 17. 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.
18-20—Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop, Part 1, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special educators and reading specialists, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.
18-22—Arts education: National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Kalamazoo RESA/Education for the Arts in Chicago. Contact: Sasha Papernik, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5522; e-mail: spapernik@ lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.
19-21—Technology: EduComm 2007, sponsored by the Professional Media Group, for technology personnel, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Carolyn Johnson, Professional Media Group, 488 Main Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851; (203) 663-0138; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
20—Administrators: Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville. Deadline: June 17. Contact: Jen Osborne, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.aaspa.org.
21-22—Early-childhood education: Assessment and Planning to Address Children’s Learning Needs, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for early-childhood educators, in Little Rock, Ark. Deadline: June 7. Contact: Core Knowledge Foundation, Preschool Department, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (800) 238-3233; fax: (434) 977-0021; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org/CK/calendar.htm.
22-24—School boards: CUBE Issues Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education, for urban school board members and superintendents, at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City. Contact: Katrina Kelley, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6742; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site:www.nsba.org.
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