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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional de velopment opportunities for teachers. Some events may include administra tors, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close be fore the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.


*January 24-25 STANDARDS

Start With the Standards: Planning, Assessing, and Instructing for Student Achievement. Sponsored by Measured Progress, in Portland, Maine. Contact: MP, 171 Watson Rd., P.O. Box 1217, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102; fax (603) 749-6398;

*February 12-14 MAGNET SCHOOLS

2006 Legislative Advocacy Conference. Sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, in Washington, D.C. Contact: MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax (202) 737-0100;

*February 13-24 CURRICULUM

Critical Thinking Seminar. Sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, in Newton Center, Mass. Contact: Kelly Cox, NCTT, P.O. Box 590607, Newton Center, MA 02459; (617) 965-4604; e-mail;

*February 15-18 EARLY EDUCATION

30th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Developmental Education, in Philadelphia. Contact: NADE, 2447 Tiffin Ave., #207, Findlay, OH 45840; (877) 881-9876;


2006 Conference. Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, in Boston. Contact: Annie Jenkins, AAIE, c/o SDSU College of Extended Studies, 5250 Campanile Dr., Room 2525, San Diego, CA 92182; (619) 594-8566; e-mail;


*January 30-February 1 TECHNOLOGY

Midwest Education Technology Conference. Sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, CSD, 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax (314) 872-9128; e-mail;


Auditory Processing Deficits. Sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, in Wichita, Kan. Deadline: Jan 25. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; e-mail

*February 4-7 READING

2006 National Reading Recovery and K-5 Classroom Literacy Conference. Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Anita Gibson, RRCNA, 400 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Suite 250, Worthington, OH 43085; (614) 310-7323; fax (614) 310-7345; e-mail;

*February 22 BEHAVIOR

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls Workshop. Sponsored by the Lake County Regional Office of Education, in Lombard, Ill. Deadline: Feb. 8. Contact: Jeffrey Shipko, LCIROE, 19525 W. Washington, Grayslake, IL 60030; (847) 223-3400, ext. 220; fax (847) 223-3415; e-mail

*February 24-26 ENGLISH

2006 Assembly for Research Mid-Winter Conference. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, in Chicago. Contact: Stuart Greene, University of Notre Dame, Office of Undergraduate Studies, 104 O’Shaughnessy, Notre Dame, IL 46530; (574) 631-6567;


*January 16-19 LIBRARIES

2006 Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Library and Information Science Education, in San Antonio. Contact: ALISE, 1009 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 150, P.O. Box 4219, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; (865) 425-0155; fax (865) 481-0390; e-mail;


Winter Institute. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Luann Purcell, CEC, Council of Administrators of Special Education, 1005 State University Dr., Fort Valley, GA 31030; (478) 825-7667; e-mail

*January 30-31 MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Middle-Level Essentials Conference. Sponsored by the National Middle School Association, in Louisville, Ky. Deadline: Jan. 18. Contact: Al Summers, NMSA, 4151 Executive Pkwy., Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail;

*February 6-7 CURRICULUM

Differentiated Instruction: Continuing the Journey Workshop. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail;

*February 11-14 TECHNOLOGY

e-learning 2006. Sponsored by the Instructional Technology Council, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: ITC, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1143; (202) 293-3110; fax (202) 822-5014;

*February 23-25 STANDARDS

National Conference. Sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, in San Antonio. Deadline: Jan. 31. Contact: Karen Baggiano, CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (434) 977-7550; fax (434) 977-0021; e-mail;


Embracing a Confluence of Cultures in the Education of Children Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, in San Antonio. Deadline: Feb. 17. Contact: Lisa Wenger, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20882; (800) 423-3563; fax (301) 570-2212; e-mail;



35th Annual International Bilingual/ Multicultural Education Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, in Phoenix. Contact: NABE, 1030 15th St. N.W., Suite 470, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 898-1829; fax (202) 789-2866; e-mail;

*January 29-February 1 EDUCATORS

2006 Annual Meeting: Creating New Visions for Teacher Education. Sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, in San Diego. Contact: AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; fax (202) 457-8095;

*February 1-5 READING

31st Southwest Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ;

*February 25-March 1 ALL-YEAR LEARNING

2006 Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, in San Diego. Contact: NAYRE, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171; (619) 276-5296; e-mail;

*February 28-March 3 CHARTER SCHOOLS

National Charter Schools Conference. Sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: NAPCS, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 216-5785; e-mail;

Vol. 17, Issue 04, Pages 51-53

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