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May

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: sgreen@africanamericanimages.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: info@elearning-africa.com; 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: judith.rockway@qc.cuny.edu.

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: jvelasco@edtrust.org; Web site: www.edtrust.org.

June

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: rje@nasdtec.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: pd@measuredprogress.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: mike.pardee@kinkaid.org; 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: bevjohns@juno.com; 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: nina1@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

11-13—Achievement: 5th Annual Conference on the Principles and Practices of Effective Schools, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Center for Effective Schools, for educators, administrators, researchers, and school board members, at the LaFonda on the Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Susan Kidd, University of Oklahoma Center for Effective Schools, 555 E. Constitution Ave., Suite 211, Norman, OK 73072; (405) 325-7080; fax: (405) 325-1981; e-mail: ces@ou.edu; Web site: http://ces.ou.edu/nationalconference.htm.

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: public_info@ncte.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: madelinem@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org/conferences.

18-19—Administrators: Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tenn. 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: jneville@hillcenter.org; 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: cjohnson@promediagrp.com.

20—Administrators: Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tenn. 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.

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: preschool@coreknowledge.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: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

23-26—Counseling: ASCA’s 2007 Annual Conference, Reaching New Heights, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for counselors and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Contact: Kelly Frey, American School Counselor Association, 110 King St. Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-2722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: kfrey@schoolcounselor.org; Web site: www.schoolcounselor.org.

23-26—Technology: National Media Education Conference on iPods, Blogs, and Beyond: Evolving Media Literacy for the 21st Century, and concurrent research summit, sponsored by the Alliance for a Media Literate America, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: AMLA, 721 Glencoe St., Denver, CO 80220; (888) 775-2652; fax: (303) 683-3462; e-mail: amy_p_jensen@byu.edu; Web site: www.amlainfo.org.

24-27—Technology: National Educational Computing Conference: Learning and Leading With Technology, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education, for educators and administrators, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Contact: ISTE, 1710 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 336-5191; e-mail: neccinfo@iste.org; Web site: http://center.uoregon.edu/ISTE/NECC2007.

24-29—Assessment: Data Wise: A Step-by-Step Blueprint for Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning, sponsored by Harvard University Graduate School of Education, for administrators and teachers, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, phone: (800) 545-1849; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

25-28—Character education: Summer Institute in Character Education, Smart and Good Schools: Bringing Out the Best in Students, sponsored by the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (Respect and Responsibility), for educators, administrators, counselors, parents, and policymakers, at the State University of New York College at Cortland in Cortland, N.Y. Deadline: June 14. Contact: Marthe Seales, Center for the 4th and 5th Rs, SUNY Cortland, P.O. Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13405; (607) 753-2455; fax: (607) 753-5980; e-mail: character@cortland.edu; Web site: www.cortland.edu/character/institutes.asp.

25-29—Arts education: National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Arts in Education Institute of Western New York in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: Sarah Feeley, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5522; e-mail: sfeeley@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

25-29—Instruction: Understanding By Design: By Subject Area, sponsored by Grant Wiggins & Associates Authentic Education, for teacher educators, at the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, N.J. Contact: Carol Wander, Authentic Education, 101 Lambertville-Hopewell Road, Hopewell, New Jersey 08525; (609) 466-8080; fax: (609) 466-4033; e-mail: carol@authenticeducation.org; Web site: www.authenticeducation.org.

25-29—Music education: 2007 Summer Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, for teachers, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. Contact: Susan Oehler, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Education Department, One Key Plaza, Cleveland, OH 44114-1022; (216) 515-1510; e-mail: education@rockhall.org; Web site: www.rockhall.com/programs/institute.asp.

28-29—Higher education: 2007 CHEA Summer Workshop, sponsored by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, for administrators and policymakers, at the Ritz Carlton Washington in Washington. Deadline: June 6. Contact: Betty Watts, CHEA, One Dupont Circle, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 955-6126; fax: (202) 955-6129; e-mail: chea@chea.org; Web site: www.chea.org.

28-July 1—Leadership: 4th Annual AERO Conference, Widening the Circle, sponsored by the Alternative Education Resource Association, for educators and administrators, at Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Isaac Graves, 9 Elm St., Apt. #1, Albany, NY 12202; 412-445-3235; e-mail: isaacgraves@gmail.com; Web site: www.aeroconference.com/.

28-July 1—Health and safety: 39th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses, for school nurses, at Gaylord’s Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NASN, 8484 Georgia Ave., Suite 420, Silver Spring, MD 20910; (866) 627-6767; fax: (301) 585-1791; e-mail: nasn@nasn.org; Web site: www.nasn.org.

28-July 3—Instruction: Redesigning American High Schools for Improved Instruction, sponsored by Harvard University Graduate School of Education, for administrators and teachers, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, phone: (800) 545-1849; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/k12/index.html.

29—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Salt Lake City. 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.

30-July 1—Instruction: Differentiated Instruction Summer Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Salt Lake City. 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.

July 2007

1-5—Instruction: Ninth Annual International Meeting, sponsored by the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, for teachers, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Contact: The International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, (805) 974-0250; e-mail: conference@utk.edu; Web site: www.iacep.coged.org.

2-10—Leadership: Improving Schools: The Art of Leadership, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Principals’ Center, for administrators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

6-9—At-risk youths: 2007 China-U.S. Conference on Youth At Risk, sponsored by Global Interactions, Inc., for educators, administrators, policymakers, counselors, and social-service professionals, at the Friendship Hotel in Beijing, China. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Erin Dow, 14 W. Cheryl Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85021; (602) 906-8886; fax: (602) 906-8887; e-mail: erin@globalinteractions.org; Web site: www.globalinteractions.org.

8-10—Teachers: 2007 Partners’ Symposium, sponsored by the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, for educators, at the Sofitel Hotel Philadelphia. Contact: Emily Silberstein, (202) 429-2570; Web site: www.nctaf.org.

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