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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 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@nacac.com; 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.

10-13—Leadership: 2007 International Conference on Education Leadership, sponsored by Global Interactions, for administrators, teachers, and school board members, at the Friendship Hotel in Beijing, China. Deadline: May 10. Contact: Erin Dow, Global Interactions, Inc., 14 W. Cheryl Drive, Phoenix AZ 85021; (602) 906-8886; fax: (602) 906-8887; e-mail: erin@globalinteractions.org; Web site: www.globalinteractions.org.

12-17—Reading: National Institute in Reading Apprenticeship, sponsored by WestEd, for teacher leaders, at the Mt. Washington Conference Center in Baltimore. Deadline: July 13. Contact: Jana Bouc 300 Lakeside Drive, 25th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 302-4245; fax: (510) 302-4270; e-mail: jbouc@wested.org; Web site: www.wested.org/sli.

13-15—Achievement: Failure Is Not An Option Summit, sponsored by the Hope Foundation, for educators, administrators, researchers, school board members, parents, and community members, at Arland D. Williams Jr. Elementary School in Mattoon, Ill. Contact: Peter Brooks, Hope Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, P.O. Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pbrooks@hopefoundation.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

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.

September 2007

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.

20-22—Health and safety: Physical Activity in Contemporary Education, sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois, for educators, administrators, counselors, and researchers, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Contact: Conferences & Institutes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 302 E. John St., Suite 202, Champaign, Illinois 61820; (217) 333-2880; e-mail: paceconference@ad.uiuc.edu; Web site: www.conferences.uiuc.edu/pace.

26—Facilities:LEED for Schools—Atlanta, sponsored by the Trane Company and the U.S. Green Building Council, for educators, administrators, school board members, policymakers, parents, students, and community members, at the Trane Company in Atlanta. Contact: USGBC—Atlanta Regional Chapter, (770) 988-3315; e-mail: bstudley@holder.com; Web site: http://chapters.usgbc.org/atlanta/events.html.

27-28—Reading: 59th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for reading teachers, at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. Deadline: Sept. 10. Contact: Duane Small, New England Reading Association, P.O. Box 997, Portland, ME 04104-0997; (207) 838-8157; e-mail: near@maine.rr.com; Web site: www.nereading.org.

27-28—Science: Advanced Science Inquiry, sponsored by the Public Education and Business Coalition, for educators who have attended previous PEBC Science Institutes, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Denver. Contact: Judy Hendricks, Public Education & Business Coalition, 1410 Grant St., Suite A-101, Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: jhendricks@pebc.org; Web site: www.pebc.org/page2.php?id=68&acc=1&id_sem=3 .

27-29—Counseling: 63rd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for counselors, administrators, policymakers, and community members, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Contact: Bethany Chirico, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: conference@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacacconference.org.

27-29—Character education: National Training Institute: Peer Leadership and Peer Helping, sponsored by the National Association of Peer Programs, for teachers, at the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel in Warwick, R.I. Contact: Lois Charley, National Association of Peer Programs, P.O. Box 10627, Gladstone, Missouri, 64188; (877) 314-7337; fax: (866) 314-7337; e-mail: napp@peerprograms.org; Web site: www.peerprograms.org.

27-30—Teacher education: Accreditation, Accountability, & Quality, sponsored by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, for teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Washington. Deadline: July 31. Contact: Barbara J. Olexer, NCATE, 2010 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 466-7496; fax: (202) 296-6620; e-mail: Barbara@ncate.org; Web site: www.ncate.org.

27-30—Urban education: CUBE Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school leaders, in Atlanta. Contact: Judy Adams, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: jadams@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

30-Oct. 3—Technology: Online Educa Moscow: 1st International Conference on Technology-Supported Learning & Training, sponsored by ICWE GmbH & Market Ds, for technology directors and administrators, at the President Hotel in Moscow. Contact: Ria Kyriazi, ICWE GmbH, Leibnizstrasse 32, 10625 Berlin, Germany; +49-30-327 6140; fax: +49-30-324 9833; e-mail: ria.kyriazi@icwe.net; Web site: www.online-educa-moscow.com.

October 2007

1-2—At-risk youth: Eastern Regional Community Works Implementation Training, sponsored by the National Crime Prevention Council, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and community members, at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta. Deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: Rahniesha Lewis, National Crime Prevention Council, 1000 Connecticut Ave. N.W., 13th floor, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 261-4174; fax: (202) 296-1356; e-mail: rlewis@ncpc.org; Web site: www.ncpc.org/tcc.

1-2—Health and safety: 13th Annual Kentucky Safe Schools Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety and the Kentucky School Boards Association, for administrators, at the Galt House East in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Tatum Tamara, Kentucky Center for School Safety, 260 Democrat Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601; (800) 372-2962; e-mail: tamara.tatum@ksba.org; Web site: www.ksba.org/safeschoolsconference.html.

1-2—English-language learners:Academic Language and Content: A Focus on English-Language Learners, sponsored by the Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English-Language Learners, for researchers, at the Doubletree Hotel Chicago in Oak Brook, Illinois. Deadline: Aug. 31. Contact: Ann P. Brown, University of Houston/TIMES, 100 TLCC Annex, Houston, TX 77204; (832) 842-7018; fax: (713) 747-3322; e-mail: ann.brown@times.uh.edu; Web site: www.times.uh.edu.

1-5—Arts education: International Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Arts Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Contact: Teresa Froelich, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5436; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: tfroelich@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

3-5—Early-childhood education: Leadership Institute, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for Head Start staff and parents in leadership roles, in Washington. Contact: National Head Start Association, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-0875; fax: (703) 739-0878; Web site: www.nhsa.org/training/leadership/index.htm.

3-6—English: Widening Circles: Literacy and Learning for All, sponsored by the International Federation for the Teaching of English, for English teachers, at the Winnipeg Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Contact: Deb Radi, 35 Don Craik Cove, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R2M 5L4; +1 (204) 878-4713 ext. 223; fax: +1 (204) 878-4717; e-mail: dradi@ifte.net; Web site: www.ifte.net.

4—Student behavior: Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method, Knowledge Opposes Anger—and Students Learn!, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York. Contact: Devorah Tarrow, Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; e-mail: dtarrow@aestheticrealism.org; Web site: www.aestheticrealism.org.

4-5—Achievement: From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate, sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, for educators, administrators, researchers, school board members, policymakers, and community members, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington. Contact: Kathleen Crymble, Alliance for Excellent Education, 1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 828-0828; fax: (202) 828-0821; e-mail: kcrymble@all4ed.org; Web site: www.all4ed.org.

4-6—Accountability: 2007 National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for education research and policy personnel, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Christine Hummel, 4405 Ellsworth Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5237; (269) 387-5895; fax: (269) 387-5923.

4-6—At-risk youth: International Conference on Ensuring a Brighter Future for Troubled Children/Youth: Challenges and Solutions, sponsored by the Council for Children With Behavioral Disorders, for school board members, at the DFW Westin Hotel in Irving, Texas. Deadline: Sept. 17, 2007. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, P.O. Box 310860, Denton, Texas 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: bullock@coe.unt.edu; Web site: www.unt.edu/behavioraldisorders/ccbdconference.

4-6—Health and safety: Conference: Eating Disorders Come in All Shapes and Sizes, sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Association, for educators, administrators, researchers, school nurses, and parents, at the Doubletree Hotel San Diego-Mission Valley in San Diego. Contact: Tonia Brown, NEDA, 603 Stewart St., Suite 803, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 382-3587; fax: (206) 829-8501; e-mail: tbrown@myneda.org; Web site: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.

4-6—Mathematics and science: Summit on Math and Science Education, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers School Division, for educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Contact: Lydia Raynor, AAP School Division, 50 F St. N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 220-4547; e-mail: lraynor@publishers.org.

4-6—Teachers: Challenging Assumptions: Revitalizing our Educational Vision for America, sponsored by the Progressive Educators Network, for administrators and teachers, at the Whitcomb Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Terry Strand, Progressive Educators Network, 11701 Danville Drive, Rockville, MD 20852; (301) 881-4100; fax: (301) 881-5790; e-mail: terry@greenacres.org.

4-6—Student behavior: International Conference on Ensuring a Brighter Future for Troubled Children/Youth: Challenges and Solutions, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children’s Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for educators and administrators who work with troubled children and youths, at the Westin Hotel in Irving, Tex. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, University of North Texas, P. O. Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: bullock@coe.unt.edu; Web site: www.ccbd.net.

5—Instruction: Oklahoma Schools Attuned One-Day Event, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, administrators, policymakers, and community members, in Oklahoma City. Contact: All Kinds of Minds, (405) 521-4868; e-mail: samarketing@allkindsofminds.org.

6—Leadership: Teachers as Leaders and Learners Workshop, sponsored by the Chicago Foundation for Education, for teachers, at Whitney Young High School in Chicago. Deadline: Sept. 28. Contact: Nedranae Hunt, Chicago Foundation for Education, 400 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 720, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 670-2034; fax: (312) 670-2029; e-mail: nhunt@cfegrants.org; Web site: www.cfegrants.org.

6-9—Facilities: 84th Annual International Conference and Trade Show, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 A. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: mike@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org.

7-11—Teachers: 2007 Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Council on Teacher Retirement, for educators, at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: NCTR, 7600 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 302, Sacramento, CA 95831; (916) 394-2075; fax: (916) 392-0295; Web site: www.nctr.org.

10-12—Achievement: Failure Is Not An Option Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Cincinnati. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Rd., P.O. Box 906; Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: leadership@hopefoundation.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

10-12—Instruction: 2007 International Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the Australia Council for Educational Leaders, for educators and administrators, at the Sydney Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia. Contact: Australian Council for Educational Leaders, P.O. Box 4268, Winmalee, NSW, Australia 2777; 61-29836-4409; fax: 61-29836-4420; e-mail: acel@pnc.com.au; Web site: www.acelconference2007.com.

10-12—Leadership: 2007 Annual Conference, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for educators, administrators, support staff, and school board members, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. Contact: Christine Phelan, Educational Records Bureau, 220 E. 42nd St., Suite 100, New York, New York, 10017; (212) 672-9807; e-mail: cphelan@erbtest.org.

11-12—At-risk youth: Oregon Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, teachers and community members, in Portland. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (503) 982-4220; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

11-12—Early-childhood education: Scientific Reasoning and the Physical World, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for early-childhood educators, at the Holiday Inn in North Little Rock, Ark. Deadline: Sept. 27. 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.

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