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June

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.

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.

27-28—Technology: ELTO/SREB/ISTE Online Learning Institute, sponsored by EdTech Leaders Online, for educators, administrators, policymakers, and technology personnel, at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Leinda Peterman, EDC/EdTech Leaders Online, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02458; (601) 442-7115; fax: (617) 969-1580; e-mail: lpeterman@edc.org; Web site: www.edtechleaders.org/forms/conf2007/registration.asp.

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.

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.

8-11—At-risk youth: 3rd Annual Reaching At-Promise Students National Conference, sponsored by SIATech, for educators, administrators, support staff, school board members, and community members, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: SIATech, 2611 Temple Heights Drive, Suite A, Oceanside, CA 92056; (800) 871-7482; fax: (760) 631-7650; e-mail: info@siatech.org; Web site: www.atpromiseconference.org.

8-11—Middle schools: Institute for Middle-Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level administrators, at the Westin Innisbrook Resort in Clearwater, Fla. Deadline: June 29. Contact: Al Summers, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail: info@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

8-12—Achievement: Wisconsin Idea Leadership Academy: Doubling Student Performance, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Education, for teachers and administrators, at the Fluno Executive Education Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (608) 263-4260; e-mail: llarmst1@wisc.edu; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/elpa/conferences/WILA.

8-15—Leadership: The Harvard Institute for School Leadership: Leadership for Large-Scale Improvement, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

9-12—Higher education: 20th International Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Hawaii’s Big Island. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ninal@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

9-13—Health and safety: 81st Annual School Health Conference, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for school health personnel, in Honolulu. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601 ext. 127; e-mail: mbramsier@ashaweb.org; Web site: www.ashaweb.org/annual_conferences.html.

9-13—Instruction: Universal Design for Learning: Reaching All Learners, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

10—Special education: Overview of LD/ADHD 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: jneville@hillcenter.org; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

10-12—Accountability: 2007 National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for researchers, policymakers, administrators, and educators, at the Omni Rosen Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Christine Hummel, 4405 Ellsworth Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5237; (269) 387-5895; fax: (269) 387-5923; e-mail: christine.hummel@wmich.edu; Web site: http://createconference.org.

10-12—Assessment: Formative Assessment as Practice: 2007 Education Leadership Conference, for teachers and administrators, at the Courtyard Nashua in Nashua, N.H. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: pd@measuredprogress.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

10-13—Education policy: National Forum on Education Policy, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for policymakers, at the Wyndham Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: Karen Kepler, ECS, 700 Broadway, #1200, Denver, CO 80203-3460; (303) 299-3621; fax: (303) 296-8332; e-mail: kkepler@ecs.org; Web site: www.ecs.org.

11-14—Secondary education: 21st Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for policymakers and secondary-level educators and administrators, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: SREB, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; (404) 962-9629; Web site: www.sreb.org/ Programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.

12—Reading: Phonics—Breaking the Code, sponsored by the Hill Center, for elementary teachers, 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.

15-18-Health and safety: Annual National Conference 2007, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for school food service professionals, educators, and administrators, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Contact: SNA, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org; Web site: www.schoolnutrition.org.

15-18-Leadership: Third Annual Summer Conference of School-Based Staff Developers For Teacher Leaders and Administrators, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for educators and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Denver. Contact: Leslie Miller, 5995 Fairfield Road, Oxford, OH 45056; (800) 727-7288; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: nsdcoffice@nsdc.org; Web site: www.nsdc.org/ connect/summerconference.cfm.

15-18-Middle schools: Institute for Middle-Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level administrators, at the Hilton Resort in San Diego. Deadline: July 6. Contact: Al Summers, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail: info@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

15-18-Public relations: 2007 National Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school communications officers and administrators, at the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-1230; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: ewillis@nspra.org

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