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August 2004

**1-3--Technology: 5th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, sponsored by the Research and Training Institute of the East Aegean, for K-12 and college educators, on Samos Island in Greece. Contact: Nancy Pyrini, ICICTE, 3 Alamanas Str, 15351 Pallini, Attica Greece; e-mail: icicte@ineag.gr; Web site: www.ineag.gr/icicte.

1-6--New teachers: New Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for new teachers, at the Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 6802 Paragon Place, Suite 525, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3595; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

**1-6--Community involvement: Community Mapping Institute for Educators, sponsored by the Orton Family Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Boulder, Colo. Contact: OFF, 128 Merchants Row, 2nd Floor Rutland, VT 05701; (802) 773-6336; fax: (802) 773-6602; Web site: www.orton.org.

**2--At-risk youth: Workshop: Supporting Young Children and Families who are Homeless, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Children, Families, and Public Policy, for early childhood educators, social workers, and mental health professionals, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Aliya Ewing, LU/CCFPP, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 999-1959 ext. 8922; fax: (617) 349-8922; e-mail: aewing@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/centers/ch ildrenandfamilies.

2-6--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Palo Alto, Calif. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsof minds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

2-6--Best practices: Workshop: What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in St. Louis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

2-6--Montessori education: International Conference: Teachers Research Network, sponsored by the American Montessori Society and the Princeton Center for Teacher Education, for K-12 educators, in Princeton, NJ. Deadline: July 1. Contact: Banu Eser, PCTE, 487 Cherry Valley Road, Princeton, NJ 08540; (800) 924-4166; fax: (609) 924-2216; e-mail: beser@pmonts.edu; Web site: www.amshq.org.

2-6--Special education: Critical Issues in Urban Special Education Institute, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for K-12 special education staff and policymakers, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Sara Huff, HGSE, 14 Story St., Fourth Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 496-8215; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: sara-huff@gse.harvard.edu; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

**2-6--Professional development: Southwest Conference on Inspiring Education, sponsored by the Center for Promoting Excellence and Inspiration in Education, for K-12 educators, at the La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Adrienne or Dale Haskamp, CPEIED, 1200 Divide View Place, PO Box 5468, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147; (877) 264-5521; fax: (877) 264-5521; e-mail: info@cpeied.org; Web site: www.cpeied.org.

**2-6--Science: Space Discovery Institute: Space Technologies in the Classroom, sponsored by the Space Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Jonathan Ogg, SF, 310 S. 14th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80909; (719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801; e-mail: jonathan@spacefoundation.org; Web site: www.spacefoundation.org.

**3-6--Health: Institute: Developing Powerful Partnerships for Successful, Healthy Students, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for K-12 administrators, school nurses, and health educators, at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org; Web site: http://ashaweb.org/conferences.html .

**3-6--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science teachers, at Northeastern University in Boston. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

**4-6--Leadership: Annual Advanced Instructional Leadership Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for administrators, at West High School in Waukesha, Wis. Contact: HF, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

4-6--Achievement gap: Courageous Leadership for School Success Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Waukesha, Wis. 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.

**4-6--Charter schools: Northeast Charter School Leaders’ Institute, sponsored by the Massachusetts Charter School Association, for charter school administrators, at the Hotel Northampton in Northampton, Mass. Deadline: July 20. Contact: Cynthia Snow, MCSA, 11 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108; (617) 973-6655; fax: (617) 973-0503; e-mail: snow@masscharterschools.org; Web site: www.masscharterschools.org.

**4-6--Distance education: 20th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 educators, in Madison, Wis. Contact: Kimary Peterson, UWM, The Pyle Center, Dept. 111 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 265-4159; fax: (608) 265-7848; e-mail: distel@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.uwex.edu/disted/conference

**4-6--Technology: 2004 MERLOT International Conference: Online Resources—Sharing the Future, sponsored by the Multimedia Education Resource for Learning and Online Teaching, for K-12 educators, at the Hilton in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact: MERLOT, 1275 W. 124th Ave., Westminster, CO 80234-1705; (303) 404-0339; e-mail: merlotconference@merlot.org; Web site: www.merlot.org.

7-11--Teacher education: Passion, Courage, Wisdom: Attaining Excellence for all Learners Conference sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for K-12 teachers, teacher educators, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Marilyn L. Nicholas, ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 602-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530; e-mail: ATE1@aol.com; Web site: www.ATE1.org.

**7-11--Teacher education: Summer Conference, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191; Web site: www.ate1.org.

**9-11--Higher education: 3rd Global Conference: The Idea of Education, sponsored by Learning Solutions, for college educators, in Prague, Czech Republic. Contact: LS, Priory House, 149b Wroslyn Road, Freeland, Oxfordshire, UK OX29 8HR; Web site: www.inter-disciplinary.net.

**9-13--Foreign languages: Institute for the Teaching of Foreign Language to Young Students, sponsored by the Beauvoir Center for Teaching and Learning, for elementary and middle school educators, in Washington. Contact: Cindy Gibbs, BCTL, 3500 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 449-3234; fax: (202) 449-3234; e-mail: cgibbs@cathedral.org; Web site: www.beauvoirschool.org.

**10-13--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science teachers, at Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

11-13--High school: Annual Senior Project Institute, sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Vision of Education, for high school educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: SERVE, 4259 Innsbruck Ridge, Medford, OR 97504; (541) 770-9483; e-mail: cosher@serve.org; Web site: www.seniorproject.net.

**15-19--Religious education: 29th Annual Conference on Alternatives in Jewish Education, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for early childhood educators, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Contact: David Frank, CAJE, 261 W. 35th St., Floor 12A, New York, NY 10001; (212) 268-4210; fax: (212) 268-4214; e-mail: dfrank@caje.org; Web site: www.caje.org.

**16-18--Technology: Seventh International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education, sponsored by the International Association of Science and Technology for Development, for K-12 educators, researchers, and technology professionals, at the Sheraton Kauai Resort in Kauai, Hawaii. Contact: IASTD, #80, 4500 16th Ave. N.W., Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 0M6; e-mail: Calgary@iasted.org; Web site: www.iasted.org.

**16-20--Learning disabilities: Schools Attuned on Demand Institute, sponsored by the Beauvoir Center for Teaching and Learning, for elementary and middle school educators, in Washington. Contact: Cindy Gibbs, BCTL, 3500 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 449-3234; fax: (202) 449-3234; e-mail: cgibbs@cathedral.org; Web site: www.beauvoirschool.org.

17-20--Achievement gap: Courageous Leadership for School Success Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. 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.

**17-20--Leadership: Sixth Annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for administrators, at the Gutman Conference Center in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: HF, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

18-20--Technology: 2004 Interactive Technologies Conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Carrie Janssen, LTI, 50 Culpepper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347-0055; fax: (540) 349-3169; e-mail: conference_info@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

**21-24--Technology: International Conference on Education and Information Systems, sponsored by International Institute of Informatics and Systemics and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, K-12 and higher education researchers, teachers, and scientists, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: IIIS – EISTA, PMB 228 3956 Town Center Blvd., Orlando, FL 32837; Web site: www.confinf.org/eista04/ website/default.asp.

23-27--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsof minds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

**30-Sept. 1--Technology: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2004: Crafting Learning Within Context, sponsored by the Learning Technology Task Force, for educators, researchers, and linguists, in Joensuu, Finland. Contact: University of Joensuu, P.O.Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu Finland; Web site: http://lttf.ieee.org/icalt2004.

**31--Technology: 2nd International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, for educators, in Joensuu, Finland. Contact: University of Joensuu, P.O.Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu Finland; Web site: http://lttf.ieee.org/icalt2004.

A version of this article appeared in the July 28, 2004 edition of Education Week


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