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May

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.

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.

5-6—Education policy: Schools for Our Future: Ensuring Quality Education for All Children, sponsored by the Campaign for Educational Equity, for policymakers and educators, at the Wyndham Washington, D.C. Hotel. Deadline: May 22. Contact: Katherine Lu, Campaign for Educational Equity, 525 W 120th St., Box 219, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-6648; fax: (212) 678-8364; e-mail: lu@tc.edu; Web site: www.schoolfinding.info/conference/index.php3.

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.

19-23—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at the Tivoli Center at the University of Colorado in Denver. 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.

19-23—Teachers: Summer Institutes, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the PDK International headquarters in Bloomington, Ind. Contact: Jeanne Storm, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800)-766-1156; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

20-27—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary-level educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

21-28—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for middle and high school teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

22—Facilities: 2006 Executive Director’s E-Conference Series, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, online teleconference. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: mike@cefpi.org; Web site: www.cefpi.org/e-series2006.html.

22-23—History and social studies: Project Based Learning, Problem Based Economics and Government Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school teachers, in Novato, Calif. Deadline: June 14. Contact: John Lamar, BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail: johnlamar@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

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