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April 11, 2006 8 min read
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May

9-11—Administrators: Stand Up for Public Education: Advocating for Each Child, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Marriott Crystal City Gateway in Arlington, Va. Contact: AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203-1730; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; Web site: www.aasa.org/conferences.

10—Independent schools: How Boards Can Sustain a Culture of Equity and Justice audio seminar, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for administrators of independent schools. Contact: ISACS Professional Staff, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: info@isacs.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.

10-13—Early-childhood education: 33rd Annual Training Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for early- childhood educators, in Detroit. Contact: Carleen Wallington, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-7513; e-mail: cwallington@nhsa.org; Web site: www.nhsa.org.

13-14—Instruction: 10th Annual Reggio Emilia Institute, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8922; e-mail: eceinfo@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/reggio.

16—Middle schools: Young Adolescent Cognitive Theory for the Middle School, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for middle-level educators, at the Catherine Cook School in Chicago. Contact: ISACS Professional Staff, 1165 N. Clark St., Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; fax: (312) 255-1278; e-mail: info@isacs.org; Web site: www.isacs.org.

17—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

18—Science: Safety in Secondary School Science Labs, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Natick, Mass. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

18-19—Reading: Annual West Coast Literacy Conference and California Learning Institute, sponsored by the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning, for educators, in Pasadena, Calif. Contact: Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning, 206 E. State St., Redlands, CA 92373; (909) 335-3089; fax: (909) 335-0826; Web site: www.cell-exll.com/conferences.htm.

21-26—International education: 2006 Annual Conference & Expo, sponsored by the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers, for educators and professors, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Canada. Contact: Patrick Kahozi III, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 737-3699 ext. 254; fax: (202) 737-3957; e-mail: conference@nafsa.org; Web site: www.nafsa.org.

23—Technology: 2006 National Public Policy Forum, sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, for school administrators and policymakers, at the Canon Building in Washington. Deadline: May 9. Contact: Kathleen Clemens, 8 Winter St., Suite 508, Boston, MA 02108; (800) 275-5162; fax: (617) 399-1771; e-mail: kclemens@usdla.org; Web site: www.usdla.org.

26—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Brownsville, Texas. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

31—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Waterbury, Conn. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

June

2—Elementary education: Positive Action: Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary School Students, sponsored by Urban Improv and the Harvard School of Public Health, for elementary-level educators and administrators, school psychologists, and health care providers, at the American Repertory Theater of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: May 19. Contact: Shari Mendler, 670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130; (617) 524-7049; fax: (617) 524-7005; e-mail: info@urbanimprov.org; Web site: www.urbanimprov.org.

4-7—Teacher education: NASDTEC Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for state educator certification personnel, college of education deans, and district human resources directors, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis. Deadline: May 26. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, 22 Bates Road, PMB # 134, Mashpee, MA 02649; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539-8868; e-mail: nasdtec@comcast.net; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

5—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Odessa, Texas. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

5-10—Career and technical education: Outdoor Survival Youth Educators Workshop, sponsored by the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association, for K-12 educators, at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward, Alaska. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Trish Herrmann, 2924 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, AK 99835-9668; (907) 746-3021; fax: (907) 747-3259; e-mail: boatsafe@amsea.org; Web site: http://amsea.org.

6-8—Administrators: 39th Annual PAEC Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium, for district and school administrators, in Panama City Beach, Fla. Contact: Belva Free; (850) 638-6131 ext. 2254; e-mail: traintolead@paec.org.

7-9—Administrators: TEPSA Summer Conference, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association, for elementary-level administrators, at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Joni Terrell, 501 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701; (512) 478-5268; fax: (512) 478-1502; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

8-9—Instruction: Talking About Touching Training for Trainers Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for pre-K-5 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 438-6765; e-mail: clientsupport@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

10-14—Arts education: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, for arts educators, and administrators, at the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education in New York City. Contact: Teresa Froelich, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5535; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: lcireg@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

13-15—Instruction: 15th Annual Practitioners’ Conference: Professional Development that Makes a Difference in Learning Communities, sponsored by MidAmerica Nazarene University, at Mill Valley High School in Shawnee, Kan. Contact: Learning and Teaching Innovations at MidAmerica Nazarene University; (913) 791-3439; e-mail: lti@mnu.edu.

14—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Brattleboro, Vt. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

14-16—Community involvement: Community Schools: Creating the Conditions for Learning, sponsored by the Coalition for Community Schools, for educators, parents, policymakers, and community members, at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore. Contact: Meagan Lindsay, 4455 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 310, Washington, DC 20008; (202) 822-8405 ext. 156; fax: (202) 872-4050; e-mail: ccs@iel.org; Web site: www.communityschools.org.

14-16—Instruction: Steps to Respect Facilitator Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6223; fax: (206) 438-6765; e-mail: clientsupport@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

15-20—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis. Contact: Kaci Patterson, 5145 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302; (800) 350-4223; fax: (818) 591-9330; e-mail: patterson@civiced.org; Web site: www.civiced.org.

16-17—Reading: Literacy 2006: Brigding the Divide, sponsored by the International Reading Association and the District of Columbia Public Schools, for educators, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: Literacy 2006: Bridging the Divide, Conference Registration, PO Box 6021, Newark, DE 19714-6021; (202) 624-8800; e-mail: dcps@reading.org; Web site: http://www.reading.org/association/meetings/dc_literacy2006.html.

17-21—Arts education: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, for arts educators and administrators, at the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education in New York City. Contact: Teresa Froelich, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5535; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: lcireg@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

19—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Contact: Ana Adams, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: lsiadams@labsafety.org; Web site: www.labsafety.org/training/enter.html.

19-23—Arts education: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, for arts educators and administrators, at the Kalamazoo RESA Education for the Arts in Kalamazoo, Mich. Contact: Teresa Froelich, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5535; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: lcireg@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

A version of this article appeared in the April 12, 2006 edition of Education Week

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