13-19—Teachers: American Education Week, sponsored by the National Education Association, for educators and school staff, nationwide. Contact: NEA, 1201 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-3290; (202) 833-4000; fax: (202) 822-7974; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.nea.org/aew.
14-20—Reading: Children’s Book Week, sponsored by the Children’s Book Council, for teachers and students, nationwide. Contact: CBC, 12 W. 37th St. 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018; (212) 966-1990; fax: (212) 966-2073; Web site: www.cbcbooks.org.
15-20—African-American education: 33rd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Alliance of Black School Educators, for researchers, teachers, and policymakers, in Detroit. Contact: NABSE, 310 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E., Washington, DC 20003; (800) 221-2654; Web site: www.nabse.org.
16—English: Building Your Knowledge of Vocabulary and Structural Analysis, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers, in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, HC, 3200 Puckett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.
16—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in St. Augustine, Fla. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.
16-17—Arts education: 17th Annual Unified Arts Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian; 460 Boston Street, Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.nelms.org.
16-17—Learning disabilities: Teaching Language Skills to Children with Autism Workshop, sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, for special education teachers, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; fax: (316) 634-0555; e-mail: email@example.com.
16-19—Administrators: Chief Financial Officers Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for administrators, in Hollywood, Fla. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; Web site: http://www.cgcs.org.
17—Achievement: Improving Student Achievement Through Teacher Observation and Feedback, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for administrators, in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Eleanor Tapel, NTC, 725 Front St., Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (800) 672-3494; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.
17—Writing: Colorful Writing: Multisensory Grammar and Composition Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers, in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, HC, 3200 Puckett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.
17-19—Assessment: 2005 Conference: Educational Assessment, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-12 educators, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Cheryl Fielding, CEC, 2806 Tara Drive Pharr, TX 78577; (956) 381-3404; fax: (956) 381-2395; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.unr.edu/educ/ceds.
17-19—Education law: 51st Annual Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for school administrators and attorneys, at the Peabody in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: Mandy Schrank, ELA, 300 College Park Ave., #0528, Dayton, OH 45469; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.
17-20—Social studies: 2005 Social Studies Conference: The Heart of the Curriculum, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for social studies teachers and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NCSS, 8555 16th St., Silver Spring, MD 20910; Web site: www.socialstudies.org.
17-22—English: 2005 Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers and teacher-educators, in Pittsburgh. Contact: NCTE Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ncte.org/profdev/conv/annual.
18—Middle schools: Scheduling Rodeo, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston Street, Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.
18-20—Technology: Technology Infused Teaching Conference, sponsored by the National High School Association, for middle and high school teachers and administrators, at the Marriott in Monterey, Calif. Deadline: Nov. 11. Contact: Peter F. Murphy, NHSA, 6615 East Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 326-1880; fax: (562) 430-5607; e-mail: email@example.com.
19-22—Middle East education: Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Middle East Studies Association of North America, for educators and administrators, in Washington. Contact: MESANA, University of Arizona, 1219 N. Santa Rita Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721; (520) 621-5850; fax: (520) 626-9095; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
20-22—After-school education: Shaping Our Future in Out-of-School Time, sponsored by the Partnership for After-School Education, for educators, at the Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park, in New York City. Contact: PASE National Conference, 120 Broadway, Suite 3048, New York, NY 10271; (212) 571-2664; fax: (212) 571-2676; Web site: www.pasesetter.org.
21—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Winnipeg, Canada. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.
A version of this article appeared in the November 02, 2005 edition of Education Week