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November 28, 2005 7 min read
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December

11-14—Reading: 24th Southest Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in New Orleans. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

14-16—Instruction: Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age International Conference, sponsored by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, for K-12 educators, in Porto, Portugal. Contact: IADIS; e-mail: celda2005@iadis.org; Web site: www.iadis.org.

14—Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Bakersfield, Calif. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

16-20—Early-childhood education: 22nd Annual Parent Training Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for early-childhood educators, in Washington. Contact: Carleen Wallington, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-7513; e-mail: cwallington@nhsa.org; Web site: www.nhsa.org.

January 2006

4-5—Distance education: International Conference on Distance Collaborative E-Learning, sponsored by the Institute of Education Development, for K-12 educators, in Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur. Contact: IED, Dwelling 2, Intekma Resort & Convention Centre, Seksyen 7, 40000 Bandaraya Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia; Web site: www.ined.uitm.edu.my/dcel2006.htm.

6-9—International education: 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, sponsored by the East West Council for Education and the University of Hawaii West O’ahu, for K-12 educators, at the Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu. Contact: Andrew Burge, PO Box 75036, Honolulu, HI 75036; (808) 949-1455; fax: (808) 947-2420; e-mail: education@hiceducation.org; Web site: www.hiceducation.org.

9-13—Delinquency prevention: 2006 National Conference, sponsored by the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, for educators, social workers, policymakers, and law enforcement professionals, at the Hilton Washington in Washington. Contact: Coordinating Council; (301) 519-6449; e-mail: registration@jjrc.org; Web site: www.juvenilecouncil.gov.

10—Middle schools: Scheduling Rodeo, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

10-11—Assessment: Assessment in the Classroom and on the Team Seminar, 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: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

10-11—Language arts and social studies: Language Arts & Social Studies Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

11—Teachers: Co-Teaching Seminar, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

12—Curriculum: Classroom Management That Works Workshop, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Las Vegas. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

12-13—Behavior: The Fine Art of Discrete Trial Training, sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, for special education teachers and paraprofessionals, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; fax: (316) 634-0555; e-mail: ehorton@heartspring.org.

12-13—Curriculum: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Las Vegas. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

12-14—Science: 2006 International Conference, sponsored by the Association for Science Teacher Education, for science teachers, in Portland, Ore. Contact: AETS; Web site: www.aets.org. http://aste.chem.pitt.edu.

12-15—Education reform: 31st Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Alliance for Learning, for educators, in Alexandria, Va. Contact: IAL, PO Box 374, 2380 Buford Drive, Suite #106-374, Lawrenceville, GA 30043-7638; (678) 518-4034; fax: (770) 277-3649; e-mail: info@ialearn.org; Web site: www.ialearn.org.

13—Standards: Inquiry and Discovery: Learning in a Standards-Based World Workshop, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Las Vegas. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

**14—Globalization: Globalization and Education: A Web Conference on What It Means to Teach from a Global Perspective, sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s college of education, for Pre-K-16 teachers. Deadline: Jan. 13. Contact: Viviana Pitton, 377 Education Bldg., MC-708, 1310 S. Sixth St., Champaign, IL 61820; (217) 333-5875; fax: (217) 244-7064; e-mail: vpitton2@uiuc.edu.

15-17—Health: Child Nutrition Industry Conference 2006, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for health educators and school food service professionals, at the Disney Contemporary Hotel in Orlando, Fla. 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.

16-19—Libraries: 2006 Conference, sponsored by the Association for Library and Information Science Education, for school librarians, in San Antonio. Contact: ALISE, 1009 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 150, PO Box 4219, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; (865) 425-0155; fax: (865) 481-0390;

e-mail: contact@alise.org; Web site: www.alise.org.

16-19—Special education: 2006 Leadership Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Private Special Education Centers, for private-school special educators, at the Hawk’s Cay Resort in Duck Key, Fla. Contact: Sherry L. Kolbe, Executive Director and CEO, NAPSEC, 1522 K Street, NW, Suite 1032, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 408-3338; fax: (202) 408-3340; e-mail: napsec@aol.com; Web site: www.napsec.org.

**17-19—Teaching: Building Professional Learning Communities, sponsored by AIM for Results, a program of Education Development Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Buckhead in Atlanta, Ga. Deadline: Jan. 3. Contact: Carole Urbano, 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458; (617) 618-2828; fax: (617) 969-3440; e-mail: curbano@edc.org.

18-19—Achievement: Improving Student Achievement Through Supervision for Quality Instruction of English Learners, 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.

18-21—Bilingual education: 35th Annual International Bilingual/Multicultural Education Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for K-12 educators, in Phoenix. Contact: NABE, 1030 15th St. N.W., Suite 470, Washington, DC 20005;(202) 898-1829; fax: (202) 789-2866; e-mail: nabe@nabe.org; Web site: www.nabe.org.

18-Feb.13—Special education: Special Education Institute, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Beginning Jan. 18, and then continuing on two nonconsecutive days. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

19-20—Reading: Descubriendo La Lectura and Classroom Literacy Conference, sponsored by National Louis University, for early literacy teachers and administrators, at the Marriott Downtown in Chicago. Deadline: Dec. 20. Contact: Ellen Swengel, NLU, 4000 Farhills Drive, Champaign, IL 61822; (217) 359-7434; e-mail: eswengel@insightbb.com.

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