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August 08, 2006 9 min read
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September

13-15—Education policy: Educators’ Call to Action Federal Advocacy Conference, sponsored by the Association of Educational Service Agencies, for educational service agency staff, in Washington. 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.

13-15—Health and safety: Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Deadline: Sept. 7. 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.

14—Health and safety: Understanding Eating Disorders in Young Women and Men, sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Association, for counselors, educators, administrators, and school health professionals, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, Md. Contact: Kari Augustyn, 603 Stewart St., Suite 803, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 382-3587 ext. 19; e-mail: kaugustyn@ myneda.org; Web site: www.myneda.org.

14-15—Community involvement: Regional Best Practices Forum, sponsored by America’s Promise—The Alliance for Youth, for educators, parents, and community members, at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Deadline: Sept. 13. Contact: Tanya Tucker, 909 N. Washington St., Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 535-3880; fax: (703) 535-3903; e-mail: tanyat@americaspromise.org; Web site: www.americaspromise.org.

19-21—Health and safety: Persistantly Safe Schools 2006: Collaborating with Students, Families, and Communities, sponsored by the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence, for educators, administrators, school safety personnel, and policymakers, at the Wyndham Hotel in Washington. Contact: HFI, 2121 K St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037; (202) 496-2200; fax (202) 496-6244; Web site: http://hamfish.org/cms.

20-22—Health and safety: Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Boston. Deadline: Sept. 13. 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.

20-22—Health and safety:Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in San Francisco. Deadline: Sept. 13. 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.

20-Oct. 18—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, in Bolivar, N.Y. Contact information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

21-Oct. 19—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, in Bolivar, N.Y. Contact information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

23—Instruction: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for educators, at the Animal Friends Humane Society in Pittsburgh. Deadline: Sept. 8. Contact: John L. Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net.

25-27—Higher education: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National College Access Network, for couselors, researchers, and policymakers, at the Hilton Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: National College Access Network, 1422 Euclid Ave., Suite 1548, Cleveland, OH 44115; (866) 941-6122; fax: (216) 241-6140; e-mail: ncan@collegeaccess.org; Web site: www.collegeaccess.org.

26-27—Career and technical education: Career Academy Evaluation Training, sponsored by the National Career Academy Coalition, for educators at career academies and their business partners, in Albuquerque, N.M. Deadline: Sept. 12. Contact: Nigel Whyte, P.O. Box 600490, North Miami Beach, FL 33160; (800) 986-3223 ext. 5082; fax: (954) 262-3988; e-mail: nwhyte@nova.edu; Web site: www.ncacinc.org/ncacinc/site.

28-Nov. 15—History and social studies: Holocaust and Human Behavior, sponsored by Facing History and Ourselves, for educators, online. Deadline: Sept. 22. Contact: Jenny Bruell, 16 Hurd Road, Brookline, MA 02446; (617) 232-1595; Web site: www.facinghistory.org.

27-28—Reading: The CORE Sequence, sponsored by the Great Books Foundation, for educators and administrators, at KLRN-TV in San Antonio. Deadline: Sept. 6. Contact: Michael Alfultis, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2300, Chicago, IL 60601; (800) 222-5870 ext. 342; e-mail: michael.alfultis@greatbooks.org; Web site: www.greatbooks.org.

27-29—Health and safety: Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Milwaukee. Deadline: Sept. 20. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 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.

28-29—Reading: 5th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for educators and administrators, at the Doubletree Riverfront Hotel in Lowell, Mass. Deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: Duane Small, P.O. Box 997, Portland, ME 04104-0997; (207) 838-8157; e-mail: nera@maine.rr.com; Web site: www.nereading.org.

30—Middle schools: Middle School Practices that Improve Learning Workshop, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, at Orange Middle School in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: Al Summers, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail: asummers@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

October

2-6—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England. Contact and registration information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

3-Jan. 4—Assessment:Assessment Literacy Series, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, for administrators and superintendents, at the FEA and New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association Headquarters in Monroe Township, N.J. Beginning on Oct. 3 and continuing on 4 non-consecutive days. Deadline: Sept. 26. Contact: Mary Reece, FEA, 12 Centre Crive, Monroe Township, NJ; (609) 860-1200; fax: (609) 860-6677; e-mail: kmarchione@njpsa.org; Web site: www.njpsa.org.

4-5—Health and safety: Talking About Touching Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Milwaukee. Deadline: September 27. 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.

4-6—Health and safety: Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Dallas. Deadline: September 27. 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.

4-6—Instruction:Adviser/Advisee Programs: Providing Timely Guidance to Students, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for secondary-level educators, administrators, and guidance counselors, at the Blake Hotel in Charlotte, N.C.Contact: SREB, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; (404) 962-9629; Web site: www.sreb.org/programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.

4-7—Reading: 33rd Plains Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-7323; fax: (302) 731-1057; Web site: www.reading.org/association/meetings/regional.html.

5-7—Education law: COSA Advocacy Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of School Attorneys, for school law practioners, at the InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. Deadline: Sept. 14. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3493; (703) 838-6738; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

5-7—Mathematics: 2006 Regional Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics teachers, at the Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center. Deadline: Sept. 8. Contact: Customer Service Department, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 235-7566; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings/phoenix.

5-April 21—Leadership: Leadership Institute for Future Superintendents, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration, the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, and the Superintendents’ Council of Seton Hall and Rowan Universities, for administrators, at the FEA/NJPSA Headquarters in Monroe Township, N.J. Beginning on Oct. 5, and then continuing on six non-consecutive days. Deadline: Sept. 25. Contact: Mary Reece, FEA, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831; (609) 860-1200; fax: (609) 860-6677; e-mail: kmarchione@njpsa.org; Web site: www.njpsa.org.

6—Administrators:Supervision and Evaluation: Walkthroughs, A Deeper Understanding, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration and the New Jersey Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, at the FEA and New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association Headquarters in Monroe Township, N.J. Deadline: Sept. 26. Contact: Mary Reece, FEA, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831; (609) 860-1200; fax: (609) 860-6677; e-mail: kmarchione@njpsa.org; Web site: www.njpsa.org.

6-8—Foreign languages: NYSAFLT 89th Annual Meeting, sponsored by the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for foreign-language teachers, at The Saratoga Hotel and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: John Carlino, 2400 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214; (716) 836-3130; fax: (716) 836-3020; e-mail: hq@nysaflt.org; Web site: www.nysaflt.org.

7-8—Independent schools:2006 Leadership Through Partnership, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for independent school leaders, at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Chicago. Contact: Tina Wood, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036-5695; (202) 973-9762; e-mail: wood@nais.org; Web site: www.nais.org/events.

8-10—Higher education:6th Annual Fall Institute for Academic Deans and Department Chairs, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition’s Policy Center on the First Year of College, for deans and department heads, at the Westin Resort Hilton Head Island in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Deadline: Sept. 25. Contact: Contact: Nina Glisson, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; fax: (803) 777-9358; e-mail: fye@sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

A version of this article appeared in the August 09, 2006 edition of Education Week

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