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July 2007
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 youths: 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.

8-12—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: info@siatech.org; 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: info@siatech.org; 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: info@siatech.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.

9-13—Leadership: The Principals’ Center for Educational Leadership, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration, for administrators, at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Karin Marchione, The Foundation for Educational Administration, Inc., at the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08331; (609) 860-1200; e-mail: info@siatech.org; Web site: www.njpsa.org.

9-25—Instruction: Professional Development Institute, sponsored by the Landmark School Outreach Program, for educators, administrators, support staff, and parents, at the Landmark School Outreach Center in Prides Crossing, Mass. Contact: Kathryn Frye, Landmark School Outreach Program, 429 Hale St., P.O. Box 227, Prides Crossing, MA 01965; (978) 236-3216; e-mail: outreach@landmarkschool.org; Web site: www.landmarkoutreach.org/pro_summer.htm.

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: outreach@landmarkschool.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: outreach@landmarkschool.org; 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: outreach@landmarkschool.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 Denver 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—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; Web site: www.nspra.org/main_events.htm.

16-18—Reading: Reading Achievement Program Workshop, 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.

16-20—Special education: Critical Issues in Special Education: Improving Outcomes for Young Children at Risk, 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.

18-21—Leadership: Institute for Staff Development, sponsored by the National Academy Foundation, for administrators, at the Marriott Park Wardman Hotel in Washington. Contact: Betsy Aitkenhead, National Academy Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 1640, New York, NY 10006; (212) 635-2400; fax: (212) 635-2409; e-mail: baitkenhead@naf.org;
Web site: www.naf.org.

19-20—Character education: Character Education Conference, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for administrators, teachers, and guidance counselors, at the Hyatt St. Louis Union Station in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, Cooperating School Districts, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: dwhite@csd.org; Web site: www2.csd.org/metc2007.htm.

19-21—Science: National Children & Youth Garden Symposium, sponsored by the American Horticultural Society, for administrators, teachers, parents, board members and garden designers, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska, Minn. Contact: Stephanie Jutila, American Horticultural Society, 7931 E. Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA 22308; (703) 768-5700 ext. 132; fax: (703) 768-7533; e-mail: youthprograms@ahs.org; Web site: www.ahs.org.

19-22—Administrators: 2007 AASA Summer Leadership Institute, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Marriott Minneapolis City Center in Minneapolis. Contact: Melissa Wolpert, AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 875-0769; e-mail: mwolpert@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

23-26—Instruction: Understanding by Design Summer Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. 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—Independent schools: SAIS Administrative Institute, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for independent school administrators, at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta. Deadline: July 15. Contact: Lisa Dixon, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Suite 107, Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 633-2203; fax: (404) 633-2433; e-mail: lisa@sais.org; Web site: www.sais.org.

26-28: Character education: 2007 Annual Community of Caring K-12 National Character Education Conference, sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Center for Community of Caring, for administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and students, at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas. Contact: Lisa Payne, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Center for Community of Caring, c/o University of Utah, 1901 E. South Campus Drive #1120, Salt Lake City, UT 84112; (801) 587-8990; fax: (801) 581-3113; e-mail: lpayne@communityofcaring.org; Web site: www.communityofcaring.org.

27-28—Research: Talk for a Lifetime Summer Conference: Neurodevelopmental Research and Application, sponsored by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, for educators, administrators, researchers, policymakers, specialists, and students, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Alicia Dimaio, Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 3417 Volta Place, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 204-4674; e-mail: adimaio@agbell.org; Web site: www.talkforalifetime.org.

28-Aug. 1—Science: 2007 Summer Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, for physics teachers, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Contact: AAPT, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740-3845; (301) 209-3311; Web site: www.aapt.org/Events/calendar.cfm.

28-Aug. 3—Instruction: The Project Zero Classroom, 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.

30-31—Achievement: Institute on Improving Student Learning: Looking at the Big Picture of Student Achievement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for teachers and administrators, at the Louisville Marriott East in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: pd@measuredprogress.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

30-Aug. 2—Independent schools: SAIS New Teacher Seminar, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for independent school teachers, at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta. Contact: Lisa Dixon, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Suite 107, Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 633-2203; fax: (404) 633-2433; e-mail: lisa@sais.org; Web site: www.sais.org.

31-Aug. 2—Early-childhood education: The Inclusion Institute, sponsored by FPG Child Development Institute, for administrators, teachers and parents, at the Friday Center for Continuing Education, UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. Contact: Shelley deFosset, FPG Child Development Institute, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB #8040, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040; (919) 962-7318; fax: (919) 966-7463; e-mail: shelley_defosset@unc.edu; Web site: www.fpg.unc.edu.

31-Aug. 7—Independent schools: Outward Bound-SAIS Educators Course for Middle & Upper School Teachers, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for secondary school teachers from independent schools, in Asheville, N.C. Contact: Lori Spear, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Suite 107, Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 633-2203; fax: (404) 633-2433; e-mail: lori@sais.org; Web site: www.sais.org.

August 2007
3-6—Charter schools: Charter Schools: Charting a Course for the Next Decade, 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.

5-8—Reading: 15th European Conference on Reading, sponsored by the International Reading Association’s International Development in Europe Committee and the German Association for Reading and Writing, for educators and researchers, at Humboldt University in Berlin. Contact: German Association for Reading and Writing; e-mail: conference@dgls.de; Web site: www.dgls.de/conference.

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