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March 17, 2004 8 min read
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April

1--Administrators: Workshop: Administrators Overview, sponsored by the Hill Center, for administrators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

1-2--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Dunkirk, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

**1-2--Education law: National Conference: Brown v. Board of Education: 50 years later on Long Island, sponsored by Hofstra University, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the university in Hempstead, NY. Contact: Barbara Calvo- Moran, HU, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5750; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.

1-3--Foreign language: Making Connections, sponsored by the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for K-16 educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn, MI. Deadline: March 8. Contact: Patrick T. Raven, CSCTFL, PO Box 251, Milwaukee, WI 53201; (414) 405-4645; fax: (414) 276-4650; e-mail: CSCTFL@aol.com; Web site: www.centralstates.cc.

1-3--History: International Conference: Explorations in World History: Commemorating the Anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, sponsored by the National Council for History Education, for K-12 history educators, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Elaine Wrisley Reed, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche@nche.net; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

1-4--Federal programs: National Conference Focus on the Vision: No Child Left Behind, sponsored by the National Association for Federal Education Program Administrators, for federal program directors, staff, and principals, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Contact: Registration Staff, A+ Events, 836B Southampton Road, #304, Benicia, CA 94510; (800) 256-6452; fax: (707) 516- 2948; e-mail: NAFEPA@aplusevents.com; Web site: www.nafepa.org.

1-4--Journalism education: Spring National High School Journalism Convention, sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association, for middle and high school journalism teachers and students, at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Linda S. Puntney, 103 Kedzie, Manhattan, KS 66506; (785) 532- 7822; fax: (785) 532-5484; e-mail: lindarp@ksu.edu; Web site: www.jea.org.

1-4--Science: National Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators, in Atlanta. Contact: Carla Daniels, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9371; fax: (703) 841-0250; e-mail: carladaniels@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org.

2--Curriculum: STC and STC/MS User Group Seminar, sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for K-8 educators, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. Deadline: March 19. Contact: Kate McLeod, NSRC, 901 D St., S.W, Suite 704B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-7307; fax: (202) 287-2070; e-mail: mcleod@si.edu; Web site: www.nsrconline.org.

**2--Writing: Written Language Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for special educators, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: lois.meyer@labschool.org.

**2--Special education: National Conference on Children with Special Needs, sponsored by Regent University’s School of Education, for special education teachers and administrators, in Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: Jeff Ludvik, RUSE, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464; (888) 713-1595 or (757) 226-4251; fax: (757) 226-4147; e-mail: jefflud@regent.edu; Web site: www.regent.edu/lavoie.

2-3--Parent involvement: Practical Parenting Partnerships Family Festival, sponsored by the Practical Parenting Partnerships Center, for K-12 educators, counselors, and parents, at the TanTarA Resort in Osage Beach, Mo. Contact: Darlene Robinett, PPP, 2412C Hyde Park, Jefferson City, MO 65109; (573) 761-7770; fax: (573) 761- 7760; Web site: www.pppctr.org.

2-4--Achievement gap: First Annual East Coast Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Newport News, Va. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pd@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

2-4--Arts education: Weekend Retreat: The Arts and Assessment, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Contact: Emily Davidson, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120; (216) 561-5014; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: emily@yagc.org; Web site: www.yagc.org.

3--Montessori education: Mid-Atlantic Conference: Montessori Meets the Point-and-Click Brain, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for K-12 educators, at the Barrie School in Silver Spring, Md. Contact: Evelyn Jackson, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e-mail: evelyn@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

3--Science: LASER/ASMC Science Education Reform Networking Forum, sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for K-12 educators, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. Deadline: March 19. Contact: Mandy Monk, NSRC, 901 D St., S.W., Suite 704B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-7312; fax: (202) 287-2070; e-mail: monkm@si.edu; Web site: nsrconline.org.

3-22--Assessment: Workshop: The Next Move, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-5 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

4-5--Technology: 2nd Annual Technology Retreat, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for K-12 teachers, at the Virginia Crossings Resort in Richmond, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 6802 Paragon Place, Suite 525, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-3592 ext. 301; fax: (804) 828-3596; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

12-16--Education research: 85th Annual Meeting: Enhancing the Visibility and Credibility of Educational Research, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for K-12 educators, in San Diego. Contact: Robert Smith, AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485 ext. 114; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: rsmith@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

13-15--Parent involvement: National Conference: Parents and Children Making It Against the Odds, sponsored by the National Association for Parental Involvement, for parent involvement coordinators, educators, liaisons, and parent leaders, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Contact: Registration Staff, A+ Events, 836B Southampton Road, #304, Benicia, CA 94510; (800) 256-6452; fax: (707) 516- 2948; e-mail: parentalinvolvement@aplusevents .com; Web site: www.na4pi.org.

13-17--Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, at the Ernest N. Moral Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Victor Erickson, CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 264-9454; fax: (703) 264-1637; e-mail: victore@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

13-8--Middle schools: Workshop: Essential Concepts for Middle School Math Teachers, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for middle- level educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner;

13-8--Middle schools: Workshop: Essential Concepts for Middle School Math Teachers, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for middle- level educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner;

14--Religious education: Chief Administrators of Catholic Education Workshop, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for catholic administrators, in Boston. Deadline: April 2. Contact: Daniel Baczkowski, NCEA, 1077 30th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706; e-mail: cace@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

14-15--Ethics: Ethics Colloquium, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for middle and high school educators, at the National Cathedral School in Washington. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 298-4899; fax: (404) 355-4435; e-mail: info@csee.org; Web site: www.csee.org.

14-17--Early childhood: 2004 Annual International Conference and Exhibition, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, teacher educators and college students, at the Sheraton in New Orleans. Contact: Lisa A. Wenger, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570- 2111; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: aceimc@aol.comorconferences@ac ei.org; Web site: www.acei.org.

14-17--Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-12 educators, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: Anmarie Kallas, CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704; (888) 232-7733; fax: (703) 264-9494; e-mail: aka@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

14-18--Arts education: National Conference: Connect with Music, sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, for K-12 music teachers, in Minneapolis. Deadline: March 31. Contact: Pat Woofer, NAME; (800) 336-3768; e-mail: patw@menc.org; Web site: www.menc.org.

14-18--Special education: 25th Annual Convention, sponsored by the International Listening Association, for K-12 educators, business leaders, college educators, and medical professionals, at the Holiday Inn Select in Ft. Meyers, Fla. Deadline: March 14. Contact: James W. Pratt, PO Box 744, River Falls, WI 54022; (800) ILA-4505; fax: (888) 314-9533; e-mail: Ilistening@aol.com; Web site: www.listen.org.

15-17--Counseling: 7th National School Social Work Conference-The Bridge to Educational Achievement, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America, for school social workers, counselors, and psychologists, at the Marriott Airport San Francisco in Burlingame, Calif. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Randy Fisher, SSWAA, PO Box 2072, Northlake, IL 60164; (847) 289-4642; e-mail: sswaa@aol.com; Web site: www.sswaa.org.

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