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9-11—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Philadelphia. 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.

8-10—Technology: T+L, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology directors, at the Dallas Convention Center. Contact: Colleen O’Brien, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6213; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: cobrien@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

8-11—Early-childhood education: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for early-childhood educators, in Atlanta. Contact: NAEYC, 1313 L St. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 232-8777 or (800) 424-2460; Web site: www.naeyc.org.

8-11—Special education: 2006 Annual TASH Conference—Living the Vision Together: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond, sponsored by TASH, for people with disabilities, family members, educators, and researchers, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Contact: Rose Holsey, 29 W. Susquehanna Ave., Baltimore, MD 21204; (410) 828-8274; fax: (410) 828-6706; e-mail: info@tash.org; Web site: www.tash.org.

8-11—Teacher education: Addressing Teacher Shortages and Quality and the Emerging Role of Technology, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children’s Teacher Education Division, for teacher educators, at the Doubletree Hotel-Mission Valley in San Diego. Contact: Stuart Schwartz, (858) 642-8371; e-mail: sschwartz@nu.edu; Web site: www.tedcec.org.

8-12—Health and safety: Training Institute and Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Peer Programs, for peer-program sponsors and advisers, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Lois Charley, P.O. Box 10627, Gladstone, MO 64188-0627; (877) 314-7337; fax: (866) 314-7337; e-mail: napp@peerprograms.org; Web site: www.peerprograms.org.

9-10—Instruction: Educational Care for All Kinds of Minds, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton North Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Contact: Customer Service, All Kinds of Minds, 1450 Raleigh Road, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27517; (888) 829-5995; fax:(919) 442-0018; e-mail: educationalcare@allkindsofminds.org; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org.

9-11—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Philadelphia. 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.

9-12—Higher education: College Board Forum 2006, sponsored by the College Board, for educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Contact: Christopher Jannuzzi, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 11743; (212) 713-7715; e-mail: forum@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.com/forum.

9-12—Multicultural education: November 2006 Conference, sponsored by the National MultiCultural Institute, for educators and administrators, at the Marriott Crystal City at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va. Deadline: Nov. 8. Contact: Maria Morukian, 3000 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 438, Washington, DC 20008; (202) 483-0700 ext. 228; fax: (202) 483-5233; e-mail: mmorukian@nmci.org; Web site: www.nmci.org.

13-14—Arts education: 18th Annual Unified Arts Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

13-19—Reading: Children’s Book Week, sponsored by the Children’s Book Council, for educators and students, nationwide. Contact: CBC, 12 W. 37th St., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018; (212) 966-1990; fax: (212) 966-2073; Web site: www.cbcbooks.org.

14-15—Middle schools: Middle Level Fundamentals, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at the Davisville Middle School in North Kingstown, R.I. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

14-17—Reading: 18th West Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Kamuela, Hawaii. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-7323; Web site: www.reading.org/association/meetings/regional.html.

15-17—Career and technical education: Implementing High-quality Career/Technical Programs, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for educators, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Oklahoma City. Contact: SREB, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; Web site: www.sreb.org/programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.

15-18—Music education: National Association for Music Education North Central Division Conference, sponsored by the Nebraska Music Educators Association, for music teachers, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Rex Barker, 4204 S. 148th St., Omaha, NE 68137; e-mail: rbarker@mpsomaha.org; Web site: www.menc.org/connect/meetings.html.

15-21—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.

16—Health and safety: Confronting Hatred in Our Schools and Communities, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration, the New Jersey Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, the New Jersey Social Studies Association, and the Public Institute on Education, for educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Busch Campus Student Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick Campus. Deadline: Nov. 6. Contact: Mary Reece, FEA, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831; (609) 860-1200; fax: (609) 860-6677; e-mail: halloflame@aol.com; Web site: www.njpsa.org.

16—Middle schools: Scheduling Rodeo, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, at Knotty Oak Middle School in Coventry, R.I. Contact: Valerie Kacian, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

16—Minority education: Teaching and Preparing Our Black Male Youth for the 21st Century, sponsored by ATLAS Learning Communities, for principals, at Wheelock College in Boston. Contact: Jessalyn Hudgins, ATLAS Learning Communities Inc., 222 Third St., Suite 1320, Cambridge, MA 02142; (888) 577-8585; fax: (617) 577-8686; e-mail: info@atlaslearningcommunities.org; Web site: www.atlascommunities.org.

A version of this article appeared in the October 11, 2006 edition of Education Week

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