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July

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

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.

5-9—Religious education: Early Childhood Education Conference, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for teachers, administrators, school board members, and parents, at Washington University in St. Louis. Contact: Mary Lou Allen, CAJE, 520 Eighth Ave., Floor 2 North Tower, New York, NY 10018; (212) 268-4210; e-mail: mlallen@caje.org; Web site: www.caje.org.

5-10—Gifted education: 17th Biennial World Conference, sponsored by the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, for educators and researchers, in Warwick, England. Contact: The National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth, University of Warwick, Coventry, England CV4 7AL; +44 (0) 24 7657 4213; fax: +44 (0) 24 7657 4487; e-mail: worldgifted2007@warwick.ac.uk; Web site: www.worldgifted2007.com.

17-18—Instruction: High/Scope Regional Conference, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators, administrators, researchers, support staff, policymakers, and students, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: Marianne McDonnell, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198; (734) 485-2000; fax: (734) 485-4467; e-mail: mmcdonnell@highscope.org; Web site: www.highscope.org.

19-22—Teacher education: Early College Teaching Seminar, sponsored by the Institute for Early College Pedagogy, for teachers, administrators, and teacher educators, at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Mass. Deadline: Aug. 14. Contact: Eline Potoski, Institute for Early College Pedagogy, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230; (413) 528-7500; e-mail: epotoski@simons-rock.edu; Web site: www.earlycollegepedagogy.org.

September

11-15—Career and technical education: NASDCTEc Fall Meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, for administrators and educators, at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, N.C. Deadline: Aug. 14. Contact: Meghan McClelland, NASDCTEc/NCTEF, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., #830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax: (202) 737-1106; e-mail: mmcclelland@careertech.org; Web site: www.careertech.org.

17—Special education: Transition Workshop for Students With Autism, sponsored by Heartspring, for educators, administrators, counselors, parents, and students, at the Heartspring Conference Center in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kristina Baker, Heartspring, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8881; fax: (316) 634-8851; e-mail: kbaker@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

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