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July 11, 2006 9 min read
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22—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for educators, at the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

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.

18-25—History and social studies: Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for elementary-level educators, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tab Broyles, CWF, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 220-7975; e-mail: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

19-21—Technology:Any Place Academy: Education Without Borders, sponsored by the University of California College Prep, for administrators, educators, and technology specialists, at the University Inn and Conference Center in Santa Cruz, Calif. Contact: Denise Henry, 3004 Mission St., Suite 200, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (831) 460-3037; fax: (831) 460-3070; e-mail: dkhenry@uccp.org; Web site: www.uccp.org.

19-23—Education policy: 33rd Annual Meeting, sponsored by the American Legislative Exchange Council, for policymakers, school board members, and administrators, at the San Francisco Marriott in San Francisco. Online registration deadline: July 15. Contact: ALEC; (202) 466-3800; e-mail: meetings@alec.org; Web site: www.alec.org.

19-23—Teachers: National Convention, sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers, for K-12 teachers, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston. Contact: AFT, 555 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20001; Web site: www.aft.org.

19-26—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: troyles@cwf.org; Web site: www.cwf.org.

20-21—Instruction: Billings, Mont. Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for science and history educators, at Montana State University in Billings. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

21-22—Health and safety: School Nurse Regional Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of School Nurses and the American Healthcare Institute, for school nurses, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AHI, 8424 Veterans Highway, Suite 11, Millersville, MD 21108; (800) 333-6100; fax: (410) 987-6000; Web site: www.ahi-online.com/conference/defaultsn.asp.

22—Curriculum: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for educators, at the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. Contact: John Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3237; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

23-25—Career and technical education: Professional Development Institute for Career Development Facilitators and Instructors, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for educators, counselors, and career development professionals, at the Lowell Center and the Pyle Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Contact: Carol Edds, Conference Coordinator and Outreach Specialist, Center on Education and Work, UW-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Room 964, Madison, WI 53706-1796; (800) 446-0399; fax (608) 262-3063; e-mail: cedds@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu/summer_institute.

24-27—Higher education: 19th International Conference on The First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Toronto. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ninal@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

24-27—Leadership: Summer CEO Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Association of Educational Service Agencies, for educational service agency staff, in Portland, Ore. Contact: AESA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 750, Arlington, VA 22301; (703) 875-0739; fax: (703) 807-1849; e-mail: info@aesa.us; Web site: www.aesa.us/coming_events.html.

August

6-8—Instruction: Pupils as Passionate Learners, sponsored by the California League of Middle Schools and the California League of High Schools, for secondary-level educators, at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort in Indian Wells, Calif. Contact: Katie Winchell, 6615 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 120, Long Beach, CA 90803; (800) 326-1880; fax: (562) 430-5607; e-mail: editor@clms.net; Web site: www.clms.net.

7-8—Science: Edison Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for science educators in grades 6-12, at the Edison National Historic Site in West Orange, N.J. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

7-9—Online education: e-Learning Developers Conference 2006, sponsored by Rapid Intake, for e-Learning developers and project managers, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Register online at www.elearndevcon.com.

7-10—Reading: 21st World Congress on Reading, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in Budapest, Hungary. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; Web site: www.reading.org.

7-11—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.

7-12—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: Microsoft Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for mathematics and science educators, at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

8-14—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.

9—Science: Elementary Science Safety, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for elementary-level science educators, in Nashua, N.H. 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.

10—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.

10-11—Reading: Dearborn Reading and ESL Workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for reading and language arts educators, at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn in Dearborn, Mich. Registration information is online at www.t2tweb.us/Workshops/Registration.asp.

14-15—Instruction: Getting Started with Service-Learning, sponsored by the KIDS Consortium, for educators, in South Portland, Maine. Deadline: Aug. 1. Contact: KIDS Consortium, 215 Lisbon St., Suite 12, Lewiston, ME 04240; (207) 784-0956; fax: (207) 784-6733; e-mail: tmarin@kidsconsortium.org; Web site: www.kidsconsortium.org/professional_develop.html.

14-18—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.

14-19—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.

15-19—Education policy: Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislators, for education policymakers, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NCSL, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., Suite 515, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 624-5400; fax: (202) 737-1069; Web site: www.ncsl.org.

17-18—Instruction:Building a Collaborative Environment, sponsored by the KIDS Consortium, for educators, in South Portland, Maine. Deadline: Aug. 1. Contact: KIDS Consortium, 215 Lisbon St., Suite 12, Lewiston, ME 04240; (207) 784-0956; fax: (207) 784-6733; e-mail: tmarin@kidsconsortium.org; Web site: www.kidsconsortium.org/professional_develop.html.

19-22—Leadership: Annual Meeting and Exposition, sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives and The Center for Association Leadership, for leaders and staff at nonprofit organizations, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston. Contact: Adriane Wiles, Manager of Registration and Customer Care, 1575 I St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 626-2828; fax: (202) 842-1109; e-mail: awiles@asaecenter.org; Web site: www.asaeannualmeeting.org.

21-25—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.

24—Science: Safety in Secondary School Science Labs, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Natick, Mass. 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.

28-Sept. 1—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.

A version of this article appeared in the July 12, 2006 edition of Education Week

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