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September 06, 2006 8 min read

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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.

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—Mathematics: Regional Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics teachers and administrators, at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-9840; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings/phoenix.

6—Dropouts: The Texas Dropout Crisis and Our Children: A Conference on Graduation Rates, Courses, and Policy Solutions, sponsored by Rice University’s Center for Education, Children at Risk, The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, and Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, for educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at Rice University in Houston. Register online at https://cohesion.rice.edu/services/eventreg/?event=DC06. Contact: Center for Education, Rice University, 24 Herman Brown Hall, MS147, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005; (713) 348-5145; fax: (713) 348-5459; Web site: http://centerforeducation.rice.edu.

6—Public relations: Finance Communication: Facing the 65% Solution and Other School Finance Communication Issues, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school communications officers and administrators, via teleconference. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-1230; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: ewillis@nspra.org; Web site: www.nspra.org.

6-8—Foreign languages: 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—Reading: Literacy Strategies Every Teacher Can Use, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for secondary-level educators and administrators, at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel in Atlanta.Contact: SREB, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; (404) 962-9629; Web site: www.sreb.org/programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.

9-12—Instruction: Key Learning Community Fall Institute, sponsored by the Key Learning Community, for educators and administrators, at the Key Learning Community in Indianapolis. Deadline: Oct. 2. Contact: Donna J. Brown, 777 S. White River Parkway, W. Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46218; (317) 226-4992; fax: (317) 226-3049; e-mail: browndj@ips.k12.in.us; Web site: www.616.ips.k12.in.us.

10-12—Instruction: Classroom Walk-Through Institute, sponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles’ School Management Program—Northeast Office, for teachers and administrators, at Cooperative Educational Services in Trumbull, Conn. Deadline: Oct. 2. Contact: Lisa DiMartino, 40 Lindeman Drive, Suite 200, Trumbull, CT 06611; (203) 365-8914; fax: (203) 365-8947; e-mail: ldimarti@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu/Northeast.htm.

10-12—Mentoring: The National Training Institute for School-Based Mentoring, sponsored by YouthFriends, for educators, counselors, and directors of mentoring programs, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: YouthFriends, The National Training Institute for School-Based Mentoring, 1000 Broadway, Suite 302, Kansas City, MO 64105; (877) 842-7082; fax: (816) 842-7907; e-mail: youthfriends@youthfriends.org; Web site: www.youthfriends.org.

10-14—Arts education: 24th Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Network of Schools for the Advancement of Arts Education, for arts educators, at the Miami Beach Resort and Spa in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Network, 173 Ridge View Drive, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411; (304) 258-1799; e-mail: execdir@artsschoolsnetwork.org; Web site: www.artsschoolsnetwork.org/annual_conference.htm.

11-13—Health and safety: Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Boston. Deadline: Oct. 4. 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.

11-13—Health and safety: Second Step Training for Trainers, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in San Diego. Deadline: Oct. 4. 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.

11-14—Health and safety: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds: The Mental Health Connection, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for health educators, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org; Web site: www.ashaweb.org.

11-14—Instruction: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for educators, at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Amanda Atkinson, Meeting Manager, NSEE, 19 Mantua Road, Mount Royal, NJ 08061; (856) 423-3427; fax: (856) 423-3420; Web site: www.nsee.org.

11-14—Science: National Convention, sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers, for science teachers, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: NABT, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 110, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 406-0775; e-mail: office@nabt.org; Web site: www.nabt.org.

11-14—Student behavior: International Child and Adolescent Conference XIII, sponsored by the Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents, for educators working with troubled children and adolescents, at the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America in Minneapolis. Contact: Melissa Knoll, 3585 Lexington Ave. N., Suite 163, Arden Hills, MN 55126; (651) 484-5510; fax: (651) 483-3879; e-mail: mknoll@behavioralinstitute.org; Web site: www.behavioralinstitute.org.

12—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Orlando, Fla. Register online at www.ascd.org/register. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 ext. 2; fax: (703) 575-5400; Web site: www.ascd.org.

12-13—Community involvement: Regional Best Practices Forum, sponsored by America’s Promise—The Alliance for Youth, for educators, parents, and community members, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Denver. Deadline: Oct. 11. 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.

12-14—Education law: 52nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for school attorneys, at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas. Contact: ELA, 300 College Park Ave., #0528, Dayton, OH 45469; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: ela@educationlaw.org; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.

12-17—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, in Brampton, Ontario. Contact and registration information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

13-14—International education: Global Education Symposium, sponsored by the Hathaway Brown School, for educators, at the Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Contact: Isabella Dorr, Director, Center for Global Studies, Hathaway Brown School, (216) 320-8095; e-mail: bdorr@hb.edu; Web site: www.hb.edu.

13-15—Instruction: 2006 Conference on Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at the Buena Vista Palace in the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Register online at www.ascd.org/register. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723 ext. 2; fax: (703) 575-5400; Web site: www.ascd.org.

13-15—Teacher education: National Congress on Teacher Education, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington. Contact: ATE, P.O. Box 793, Manassas, VA 20113; (703) 331-0911; fax: (703) 331-3666; e-mail: info@ate1.org; Web site: www.ate1.org/pubs/National_Congress_.cfm.

13-16—Administrators: 92nd Annual Meeting and Exhibits, sponsored by the Association of School Business Officials International, for school business officials, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Theresa Boulware, ASBO, 11401 N. Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 708-7080; fax: (703) 478-0205; e-mail: tboulware@asbointl.org; Web site: www.asbointl.org.

13-18—Teachers: 2006 Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Council on Teacher Retirement, for educators, in Austin, Texas. Contact: NCTR, 7600 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 302, Sacramento, CA 95831; (916) 394-2075; fax: (916) 392-0295; Web site: www.nctr.org.

13-Dec. 9—Instruction: Schools Attuned Program, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, in New York City. Consists of eight sessions. Contact and registration information is online at www.allkindsofminds.org/calendar.aspx.

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A version of this article appeared in the September 06, 2006 edition of Education Week

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