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February 2006

4-7—Reading: 2006 National Reading Recovery and K-5 Classroom Literacy Conference, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for K-5 classroom teachers, at the convention center in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Anita Gibson, RRCNA, 400 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 250, Worthington, OH 43085; (614) 310-7323; fax: (614) 310-7345; e-mail: conferenceinfo@readingrecovery.org; Web site: www.readingrecovery.org.

6-7—Curriculum: Differentiated Instruction: Continuing the Journey Workshop, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in New Orleans. 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.

6-24—At-risk youths: Truancy: Principles and Practices of Effective Interventions, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for administrators, educators, social workers, and counselors, online. Deadline: Jan. 27. Contact: Sue Schroeder, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: sueschroeder@education.wisc.edu.

7—Charter schools: 30 Step Formula to Successful Student Recruitment Marketing, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for charter-school and other nonprofit administrators, at the Hollywood Jaycee Hall in Hollywood, Fla. Deadline: Jan. 24. Contact: Lynn Kepford, PO Box 11864, Tempe, AZ 85284; (480) 907-5900; e-mail: info@ncsc.info; Web site: www.ncsc.info.

7—Charter schools: 30 Step Formula to Successful Student Recruitment Marketing, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for charter-school and other nonprofit administrators, at the Lake Mary Jaycee Hall in Lake Mary, Fla. Deadline: Jan. 24. Contact: Lynn Kepford, PO Box 11864, Tempe, AZ 85284; (480) 907-5900; e-mail: info@ncsc.info; Web site: www.ncsc.info.

7—Middle schools: Team Curriculum Mapping 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.

7-8—Middle schools: Differentiated Instruction 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.

7-8—Middle schools: Looking At Student Work to Guide Instruction 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 St., Suite #4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

8-10—Technology: New Learning Technologies 2006 Conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for technology directors and distance-education leaders, at the Sheraton World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347-0055; e-mail: info@salt.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

9—Charter schools: 30 Step Formula to Successful Student Recruitment Marketing, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for charter-school and other nonprofit administrators, at the Lake Mary Jaycee Hall in Lake Mary, Fla. Deadline: Jan. 26. Contact: Lynn Kepford, PO Box 11864, Tempe, AZ 85284; (480) 907-5900; e-mail: info@ncsc.info; Web site: www.ncsc.info.

9-10—Achievement: Improving Student Achievement Through Teacher Observation and Feedback, 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.

9-10—Parent involvement: Parent Leaders: An Untapped Resource in Education Workshop, sponsored by the Center for Parent Leadership at the Prichard Committee, for Title I directors and parent organizers, in San Antonio. Contact: Molly Toney, CPL PC, PO Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588; (859) 233-9849 ext. 226; fax: (859) 233-0760; e-mail: mtoney@prichardcommittee.org; Web site: www.prichardcommittee.org.

10-11—Special education: Forum on Alternative Schooling: Changing Perspectives and Emerging Best Practices for Children and Adolescents with Challenging Behaviors, sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Va. Deadline: Jan. 23. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, University of North Texas, PO Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: bullock@coe.unt.edu.

11-14—Technology: e-learning 2006, sponsored by the Instructional Learning Council, for distance learning administrators and technology coordinators, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: ITC, One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1143; (202) 293-3110; fax: (202) 822-5014; Web site: www.itcnetwork.org.

12-14—Magnet schools: 2006 Legislative Advocacy Conference, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for magnet school educators in Washington. Contact: MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 737-0100; Web site: www.magnet.edu.

13-18—Minority studies: Joint National Conferences, sponsored by the National Association of African-American Studies, National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, National Association of Native American Studies, and the International Association of Asian Studies, for educators, at the Marriot Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Lemuel Berry, Jr., Executive Director, NAAAS; (207) 839-8004; fax: (207) 839-3776; e-mail: naaasconference@earthlink.net; Web site: www.naaas.org.

13-24—Curriculum: Critical Thinking Seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Critical Thinking, for teachers and administrators, in Newton Centre, Mass. Contact: Kelly Cox, NCTT, PO Box 590607, Newton Centre, MA 02459; (617) 965-4604; e-mail: info@nctt.net; Web site: www.nctt.net.

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