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June 06, 2006 14 min read
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5-7—Technology: 2006 National Educational Computing Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education, for educators, in San Diego. Contact: Donella Evoniuk, ISTE, 480 Charnelton St., Eugene, OR 97401; (541) 434-9590; e-mail: neccinfo@iste.org; Web site: http://center.uoregon.edu/ISTE/NECC2006/about_NECC/contact_info.php.

5-12—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, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: tbroyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

5-14—English: An Open Institute for Teachers, sponsored by the Puget Sound Writing Project, for educators, at the University of Washington in Seattle. Contact: Janine Brodine, Puget Sound Writing Project, Dept. of English, University of Washington, Box 354330, Seattle, WA 98195-4330; (206) 543-0141; fax: (206) 685-2673; e-mail: jbrodine@u.washington.edu; Web site: http://depts.washington.edu/pswpweb.

7—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Victoria, 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.

7-8—Health and safety:School Nurse Regional Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses and the American Healthcare Institute, for school nurses, at the Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; 1-800-333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/defaultsn.asp.

7-11—Instruction: Universal Design in Education: New Directions For Teaching Learners with Diverse Needs, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators and administrators, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: July 5. Contact: Jason Rabin, 14 Story St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; fax: (617) 496-8051; e-mail: ppe@gse.harvard.edu.

7-12—International education: Annual Conference 2006, sponsored by the International Schools Association, for educators and students, in Accra, Ghana. Contact: SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College, ISA Conference 2006, School Road, Com 6, Tema, Ghana; (233) 22-204267; fax: (233) 22-202916; e-mail: ofei_t@soshgic.edu.gh; Web site: www.isaschools.org.

8-14—History and social studies:We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. 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.

9-12—Leadership: Institute for Middle Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level leaders, in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

9-12—Public relations: National Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for administrators, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown in Chicago. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: ewillis@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

9-14—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C. 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.

9-14—History and social studies: We the People: Project Citizen, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for history and social studies teachers, at Yavapai Community College in Prescott, Ariz. 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.

10-11—Science: Santa Clara Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for science educators, at National Semiconductor headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

10-13—Curriculum: 23rd Annual Literacy Institute: Exploring Small Units of Study: Purposeful Planning for the Writing Workshop Across the Year, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators in grades 3-6, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: literacy@lesley.edu.

10-14—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 Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education in New York City. 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.

10-14—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 Tilles Center on the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University in Brookville, N.Y. 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.

10-14—Curriculum: International Conference on Experiential Learning, sponsored by the International Consortium for Experiential Learning, for K-12 educators, at Lancaster University in Lancaster, England. Contact: ICEL; Web site: www.el.uct.ac.za/icel/2006.html.

10-14—History and social studies: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for K-12 educators and university professors, in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Contact: Lisa Gezeltzer, 2400 Avila Road, 1st Floor, East Entrance, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-3497; e-mail: lisa.gezelter@nara.gov; Web site: www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

10-14—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.

10-14—Leadership: 14th Annual Center for Peaceable Schools Summer Institute: I=WE: Building Leadership for Peaceable Schools and Communities, sponsored by Lesley University, for educators and administrators, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Conference Staff; (617) 349-8669; e-mail: peace@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/info/peace.

10-21—Science: CSI: Cycles, System and Inquiry, sponsored by the Museum Institute for Teaching Science, for elementary-level educators, at various locations throughout Massachusetts. Contact: MITS Inc., 308 Congress St., Suite 5D, Boston, MA 02210; (617) 695-9771; e-mail: mits@mits.org; www.mits.org/summer_institute.htm.

12—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Augusta, Maine. 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.

12-13—Instruction: EMC Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for mathematics and science educators, at the EMC Corporation headquarters in Hopkinton, Mass. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

12-14—Federal programs:Annual Conference, sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition, for teachers and counselors, in Houston. Contact: Shellie Campos, MCEC, 108 East FM 2410, Suite D, P.O. Box 2519, Harker Heights, TX 76548; (254) 953-1923; fax: (254) 953-1925; e-mail: Shellie.Campos@MilitaryChild.org; Web site: www.militarychild.org.

12-14—Leadership: National Conference on the Principles and Practices of Effective Schools, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma, for teachers, administrators, and legislators, at the La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Latifah Abdul-Raheem, UO, 555 E. Constitution St., Suite 211, Norman, OK 73072; (405) 325-7080; fax: (405) 325-1981; e-mail: ces@ou.edu; Web site: http://ces.ou.edu/conference.htm.

12-15—Achievement: Failure Is Not An Option Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Peter Brooks, HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Rd., P.O. Box 906; Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: leadership@hopefoundation.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

12-15—Independent schools: LEAD: Leadership in Equity, Advocacy and Diversity, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic high school administrators, guidance counselors and educators, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif. Contact: Mike Conroy, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; e-mail: mconroy@ncea.org; Web site: www.ncea.org.

12-18—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—Administrators: SubSolutions Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators, human resources personnel, and managers of substitute teacher programs, in Park City, Utah. Contact: Debra Lundgreen, Development Department, STI, Utah State University; (435) 797-8158; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: debra@subed.usu.edu; Web site: www.sti.usu.edu.

13-15—Facilities: University of Play, sponsored by KaBOOM!, for administrators, school facility planners, parents, and community members, at the Crowne Plaza-Hotel—Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. Contact: KaBOOM!, 4455 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite B100, Washington, DC 20008; (202) 659-0215 ext. 4000; fax: (202) 659-0210; e-mail: uplay@kaboom.org; Web site: www.kaboom.org.

13-16—Reading: 2006 Literacies for All Summer Institute, sponsored by the Whole Languages Umbrella and the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, at the Hyatt Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Deadline: July 5. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; Web site: www.ncte.org.

14-15—Health and safety: School Nurse Regional Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses and the American Healthcare Institute, for school nurses, at the Westin City Center Hotel in Dallas. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; 1-800-333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/defaultsn.asp.

16-19—Administrators: 2nd Annual Summer Conference for School-Based Staff Developers, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for staff developers and administrators, at the Hilton in Washington. Contact: NSDC, 5995 Fairfield Road, Suite 4, Oxford, OH 45056; (800) 727-7288; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: nsdcoffice@aol.com; Web site: www.nsdc.org.

16-19—Health and safety: Annual Conference 2006, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for health educators and school food service professionals, in Los Angeles. Contact: SNA, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org; Web site: www.schoolnutrition.org.

16-19—Leadership: Institute for Middle Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level leaders, in Midway, Utah. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-6672; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

16-20—Higher education: Summer Institute on College Admissions, sponsored by the College Board, for college admission counselors, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Deadline: July 14. Contact: Debbie Compston, 3700 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 700, Duluth, GA 30096; (770) 225-4021; fax: (770) 225-4062; e-mail: dcompston@collegeboard.org.

16-21—Health and safety: 16th Annual National School Safety Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Resource Officers, for school resource officers, school police, and administrators, at the LaQuinta Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: Kathy Sherling, 14031 FM 315 N., Chandler, TX 75758; (888) 31-NASRO; fax: (941) 922-4824; e-mail: ksherling@aol.com; Web site: www.nasro.org.

16-21—Music education: 27th World Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Music, for music educators, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Contact: Secretariat, Suite B-07-10, Plaza Mont’ Kiara, No. 2, Jalan Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; +603 6201 0324; fax: +603 6204 2142; e-mail: isme2006secretariat@isme.org; Web site: www.isme.org.

16-21—Special education: 12th World Conference, sponsored by the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, for educators of children with visual impairments, at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Contact: ICEVI; www.icevi.org.

17—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Wichita Falls, 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.

17-18—Instruction:Pittsburgh Summer Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for educators in grades 6-12, at the Hilton Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

17-20—Curriculum: What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action Academy, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, in Boston. 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.

17-21—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 Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education in New York City. 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.

17-21—History and social studies: Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies, sponsored by the National Archives and Records Administration, for K-12 educators and university professors, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library in Abilene, Kan. Contact: Primarily Teaching Staff, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, 200 S.E. 4th St., Abilene, KS 67410; e-mail: kim.barbieri@nara.org; Web site: www.archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

17-21—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.

17-27—English-language learners: Summer School in Applied Linguistics, sponsored by the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, for teachers of English-language learners, in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Contact: Applied Linguistics (Summer School), Education, Communication, and Language Sciences, King George VI Building, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 7RU, England; e-mail: Alinfo@newcastle.ac.uk; Web site: www.ncl.ac.uk/ecls/summerschools.

18-19—Health and safety: School Psychology Summer Conference, sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists and the American Healthcare Institute, for school psychologists and counselors, at the Sheraton Atlantic City Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; 1-800-333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/psych_default.asp.

18-21—Administrators: EDVentures 2006 Conference, sponsored by the Education Industry Association, for administrators, policy makers, and business leaders, at the Denver Marriott Hotel in Denver. Contact: Steve Pines, 1 Stoney Creek Way, Potomac, MD 20854; (800) 252-3280; e-mail: spines@educationindustry.org; Web site: www.educationindustry.org.

18-21—Mathematics: 10th Annual NCSM Leadership Academy, sponsored by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, for mathematics educators and administrators, at the Yarrow Resort and Conference Center in Park City, Utah. Contact: NCSM, P.O. Box 150368, Lakewood, CO 80215-0368; (303) 274-5932; e-mail: ncsm@mathforum.org; Web site: http://mathforum.org/ncsm.

A version of this article appeared in the June 07, 2006 edition of Education Week

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