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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—Instruction: Denver Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades 6-12, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

5-9—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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.

7-13—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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.

12-13—Instruction: Atlanta Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades K-8, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Ravinia in Atlanta. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

12-16—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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: Bridging 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.

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-—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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.

20-21—Instruction: St. Paul Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades K-8, at the Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront in St. Paul, Minn. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

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: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

21-27—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at various sites. Contact and location information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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.

22-23—Instruction: Dayton Aviation Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for mathematics and history educators in grades K-8, at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

22-23—Multicultural education: Institute for Building Cultural Competency, sponsored by the REACH Center for Multicultural Education, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: Karen Aurand; (800) 205-4932; fax: (360) 403-9637; e-mail: reach@nwlink.com; Web site: www.reachctr.org.

22-28—Libraries: National Conference, sponsored by the American Library Association, for school and public librarians, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: ALA, 50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433; Web site: www.ala.org.

23-25—School boards: CUBE Issues Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education, for urban school leaders, at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Barbara B. Moody, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 535-1630; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: bmoody@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

24-26—Parent involvement: National Convention, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for educators and parents, in Phoenix. Contact: NPTA, 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 307-4PTA; fax: (312) 670-6783; Web site: www.pta.org.

25-28—Assessment: National Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for educators and administrators, in San Francisco. Contact: Madeline Morrison, CCSSO, One Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 336-7039; fax: (202) 408-8072; e-mail: madelinem@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org.

25-28—Independent schools: Early Childhood and Day School Educators Conference, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for educators at Jewish early-childhood centers or day schools, at St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y. Deadline: June 18. Contact: Naomi Gates-Monasch, 520 8th Ave., Floor 2, North Tower, New York, NY 07666; (212) 268-4210; fax: (212)-268-4214; e-mail: nmonasch@aol.com; Web site: www.caje.org.

26—Curriculum: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Denver. 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/pd.

26-29—Instruction: Effective Questioning: Research-Based Practices to Engage Every Learner—QUILT, sponsored by Edvantia, for educators and administrators, at the Nashville Airport Marriott in Nashville, Tenn. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Kim Cook, PO Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325; (800) 624-9120 ext. 5880; fax: (304) 347-0487; e-mail: kim.cook@edvantia.org; Web site: www.edvantia.org.

26-29—Multicultural education: Training of Trainers, sponsored by the REACH Center for Multicultural Education, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: Karen Aurand; (800) 205-4932; fax: (360) 403-9637; e-mail: reach@nwlink.com; Web site: www.reachctr.org.

26-29—Reading: Early Literacy Institute: Reading-Writing Connection, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators in grades K-2, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@lesley.edu.

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A version of this article appeared in the May 03, 2006 edition of Education Week

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