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31st Southwest Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ;


*January 24-25 STANDARDS

Start With the Standards: Planning, Assessing, and Instructing for Student Achievement. Sponsored by Measured Progress, in Portland, Maine. Contact: MP, 171 Watson Rd., P.O. Box 1217, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102; fax (603) 749-6398;

*February 12-14 MAGNET SCHOOLS

2006 Legislative Advocacy Conference. Sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, in Washington, D.C. Contact: MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax (202) 737-0100;

*February 13-24 CURRICULUM

Critical Thinking Seminar. Sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, in Newton Center, Mass. Contact: Kelly Cox, NCTT, P.O. Box 590607, Newton Center, MA 02459; (617) 965-4604; e-mail;

*February 15-18 EARLY EDUCATION

30th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Developmental Education, in Philadelphia. Contact: NADE, 2447 Tiffin Ave., #207, Findlay, OH 45840; (877) 881-9876;


2006 Conference. Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, in Boston. Contact: Annie Jenkins, AAIE, c/o SDSU College of Extended Studies, 5250 Campanile Dr., Room 2525, San Diego, CA 92182; (619) 594-8566; e-mail;


*January 30-February 1 TECHNOLOGY

Midwest Education Technology Conference. Sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, CSD, 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax (314) 872-9128; e-mail;


Auditory Processing Deficits. Sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, in Wichita, Kan. Deadline: Jan 25. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; e-mail

*February 4-7 READING

2006 National Reading Recovery and K-5 Classroom Literacy Conference. Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Anita Gibson, RRCNA, 400 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Suite 250, Worthington, OH 43085; (614) 310-7323; fax (614) 310-7345; e-mail;

*February 22 BEHAVIOR

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls Workshop. Sponsored by the Lake County Regional Office of Education, in Lombard, Ill. Deadline: Feb. 8. Contact: Jeffrey Shipko, LCIROE, 19525 W. Washington, Grayslake, IL 60030; (847) 223-3400, ext. 220; fax (847) 223-3415; e-mail

*February 24-26 ENGLISH

2006 Assembly for Research Mid-Winter Conference. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, in Chicago. Contact: Stuart Greene, University of Notre Dame, Office of Undergraduate Studies, 104 O’Shaughnessy, Notre Dame, IL 46530; (574) 631-6567;


*January 16-19 LIBRARIES

2006 Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Library and Information Science Education, in San Antonio. Contact: ALISE, 1009 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 150, P.O. Box 4219, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; (865) 425-0155; fax (865) 481-0390; e-mail;


Winter Institute. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Luann Purcell, CEC, Council of Administrators of Special Education, 1005 State University Dr., Fort Valley, GA 31030; (478) 825-7667; e-mail

*January 30-31 MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Middle-Level Essentials Conference. Sponsored by the National Middle School Association, in Louisville, Ky. Deadline: Jan. 18. Contact: Al Summers, NMSA, 4151 Executive Pkwy., Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail;

*February 6-7 CURRICULUM

Differentiated Instruction: Continuing the Journey Workshop. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail;

*February 11-14 TECHNOLOGY

e-learning 2006. Sponsored by the Instructional Technology Council, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: ITC, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1143; (202) 293-3110; fax (202) 822-5014;

*February 23-25 STANDARDS

National Conference. Sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, in San Antonio. Deadline: Jan. 31. Contact: Karen Baggiano, CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (434) 977-7550; fax (434) 977-0021; e-mail;


Embracing a Confluence of Cultures in the Education of Children Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, in San Antonio. Deadline: Feb. 17. Contact: Lisa Wenger, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20882; (800) 423-3563; fax (301) 570-2212; e-mail;



35th Annual International Bilingual/ Multicultural Education Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, in Phoenix. Contact: NABE, 1030 15th St. N.W., Suite 470, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 898-1829; fax (202) 789-2866; e-mail;

*January 29-February 1 EDUCATORS

2006 Annual Meeting: Creating New Visions for Teacher Education. Sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, in San Diego. Contact: AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; fax (202) 457-8095;

*February 1-5 READING

31st Southwest Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ;

*February 25-March 1 ALL-YEAR LEARNING

2006 Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, in San Diego. Contact: NAYRE, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171; (619) 276-5296; e-mail;

*February 28-March 3 CHARTER SCHOOLS

National Charter Schools Conference. Sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: NAPCS, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 216-5785; e-mail;

A version of this article appeared in the January 01, 2006 edition of Teacher


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