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March 06, 2007 9 min read
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April 2007

1-3—Achievement: North Central Association Annual Conference, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for administrators and teachers, at the Chicago Downtown Marriott in Chicago. Contact: Mary Jo Rasmussen, NCA CASI, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 871008, Tempe, AZ 85287-1008; (800) 525-9517; fax: (480) 773-6901; e-mail: mrasmussen@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

9-13—Education research: 2007 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for researchers, in Chicago. Contact: AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: 2007annualconv@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

11—Administrators: Performance Pay Webinar, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators. This is an online webinar. Contact: Jen Osborne, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

11-12—Assessment: Everyday Data: Using Multiple Data Sources to Plan for Improvement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for teachers and administrators, at the Conference Center at Marlborough in Marlborough, Mass. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: pd@measuredprogress.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

12-13—At-risk youths: Texas Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, teachers, and community members, in Dallas. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (503) 982-4220; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

12-14—History and social studies: Expanding Horizons: Individuals and Their Encounters with the New, sponsored by the National Council for History Education and Colonial Williamsburg, for educators and administrators, at the Williamsburg Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Elizabeth Badziong, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145-4657; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: elizabeth@nche.net; Web site: www.nche.net.

12-14—Education Law: COSA School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for education lawyers, in San Francisco. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (701) 683-7590; e-mail: landrews@nsba,org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

12-16—Urban education: Council of Urban Boards of Education Urban Programming, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for administrators and school board members, at the Hilton San Francisco in San Francisco. This event is held in conjunction with the NSBA Annual conference April 14-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Contact: Katrina Kelley, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6742; fax: (701) 548-5613; e-mail: cube@nsba,org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

14—Instruction: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for educators, at Harris County Community Center in Houston. Deadline: April 1. Contact: John L. Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net.

14-17—School boards: 2007 Annual Conference, sponsored the National School Boards Association, for school board members and administrators, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Contact: Barbara Moody, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: bmoody@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

16-17—Instruction: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for educators, at the New Orleans Community Center in New Orleans. Deadline: April 1. Contact: John L. Pitts, 3881 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net.

16-21—Early-childhood education: 34th Annual Training Conference, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for early-childhood educators, in San Antonio. Contact: Cheryl Thompson, NHSA, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-0875 ext. 7557; fax: (703) 739-0878; e-mail: cthompson@nhsa.org; Web site: www.nhsa.org/training/annual_conference/34th/index.htm.

17-19—Community involvement: YouthBuild Transformation Institute, sponsored by YouthBuild USA, for educators, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, Calif. Deadline: April 7. Contact: Michelle Quinn-Davidson, YouthBuild Academy for Transformation, 58 Day St., Somerville, MA 02144; (617) 627-9900; e-mail: mquinn-davidson@youthbuild.org; Web site: www.youthbuild.org.

18-20—Education research: Center for Summer Learning National Conference, sponsored by the Center for Summer Learning, for teachers, administrators, researchers and policy professionals, at the Sheraton Atlanta in Atlanta. Contact: Jennifer Brady, Center for Summer Learning, The Education Building Suite 307, 2800 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218; (410) 516-6228; fax: (410) 516-6222; e-mail: jbrady19@jhu.edu; Web site: www.summerlearning.org.

18-21—Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, in Louisville, Ky. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 620-3660; fax: (703) 264-9494; e-mail: service@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

19—Education policy: Forum on California Education Policy, Southern California, sponsored by EdSource, for administrators, school board member, teachers, parents, researchers, policymakers, and community members, at the Sheraton Suites Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. This event is open to the public. Contact: EdSource, (650) 917-9481; e-mail: edsource@edsource.org; Web site: http://edsource.org/pubinvo_forum07info.cfm.

19-21—At-risk youths: 10th Annual National School Social Work Conference, sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America, for school social workers and counselors, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SSWAA, P.O. Box 2072, Northlake IL 60164; (847) 289-4527; e-mail: sswaa@aol.com; Web site: www.sswaa.org.

20—Education policy: Forum on California Education Policy, Northern California, sponsored by EdSource, for administrators, school board member, teachers, parents, researchers, policymakers, and community members, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana in Palo Alto, Calif. This event is open to the public. Contact: EdSource, (650) 917-9481; e-mail: edsource@edsource.org; Web site: http://edsource.org/pubinvo_forum07info.cfm.

20—Minority education: Promoting the Achievement of Students of Color: A Practitioner’s Approach, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Equity Center, for administrators, staff, teachers, students, parents, and community members, at the National 4-H Club in Chevy Chase, Md. Contact: The Mid-Atlantic Equity Center, 5272 River Road, Suite 340, Bethesda, MD 20816; (301) 657-7741; e-mail: info@maec.org; Web site: www.maec.org/ conference2007.html.

23—English: Phonological Awareness, Spelling, and Handwriting Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers and administrators, at the Hill Center in Durham, NC. Contact: Jean Neville, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: jneville@hillcenter.org.

23-25—Instruction: Various Workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Hilton Head, S.C. 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.

24-27—Charter schools: National Charter Schools Conference, sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, for administrators, teachers, board members, policymakers, parents, students, and community leaders, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Bretta Beveridge, BevCom, P.O. Box 2690, Vashon, WA 98070-2690; (206) 463-3344; fax: (206) 463-1450; e-mail: nationalconference@publiccharters.org; Web site: www.publiccharters.org.

25-29—Achievement: Teaching for Intelligence: Believe to Achieve Conference, sponsored by the National Urban Alliance, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Linda and Jim Farruggia, 1919 Prairie Square #107, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 397-8527; fax: (847) 397-6869; e-mail: ljfedresources@aol.com; Web site: www.nuatc.org/index.htm.

25-26—Achievement: Institute on Improving Student Learning: Looking at the Big Picture of Student Achievement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for teachers and administrators, at the Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Hotel in Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: pd@measuredprogress.org; Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

26-27—Administrators: Leadership Today and Tomorrow, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at El Tropicano in San Antonio. Deadline: April 25. Contact: Jen Osborne, 533-B N. Mur-Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

27—Public relations: Prove It! How to Make the Value of PR Clear to Your Key Leaders, 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.

29-May 3—Magnet schools: 25th National Conference on Magnet Schools, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for magnet school educators and administrators, in Las Vegas. Contact: MSA, 1012 14th St. N.W., Suite 903, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 737-0100; Web site: www.magnet.edu/modules/news.

30—Assessment: Ready School Assessment: Making Schools Ready for Pre-K to 3rd Learners, sponsored by High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for administrators, teachers, staff, and researchers, at the Ypsilanti Marriott at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti, Mich. Contact: Vicki Whitlock, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198; (734) 485-2000; fax: (734) 485-4467; e-mail: vwhitlock@highscope.org; Web site: www.highscope.org.

30-May 1—Parent involvement: 2007 Parent-Child Home Program Annual Conference, sponsored by the Parent-Child Home Program, for administrators and teachers, at the Garden City Hotel in Garden City, N.J. Deadline: April 1. Contact: Michele Morrison, 800 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050; (516) 883-7480; fax: (516) 883-7481; e-mail: mmorrison@parent-child.org; Web site: www.parent-child.org.

30-May 4—Learning disabilities: 28th Annual International Conference: Charting the Future in Developmental and Learning Disabilities, sponsored by YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network, for educators, service professionals, and families, in New York. Contact: Lynn U. Berman, YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network; (212) 273-6199; e-mail: lynn.berman@yai.org.

A version of this article appeared in the March 07, 2007 edition of Education Week

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