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3-7—Arts education:International Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Queen’s University Faculty of Education in Ontario, Canada. Contact: Teresa Froelich, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5436; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: tfroelich@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

6-7—Achievement: Institute on Improving Student Learning: Looking at the Big Picture of Student Achievement, sponsored by Measured Progress, for teachers and administrators, at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Buckhead in Atlanta. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: pd@measuredprogress.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

7-8—Character education: Character Education Symposium, sponsored by the Edward E. Ford Foundation, for teachers, at the Kinkaid School in Houston. Deadline: June 4. Contact: Mike Pardee, Kinkaid School Character Education, 201 Kinkaid School Drive, Houston, TX 77204; (713) 243-5052; fax: (713) 243-6399; e-mail: mike.pardee@kinkaid.org; Web site: www.kinkaid.org/main.php?menu_id=5060.

9-15—Special education: 10th Biennial International Conference, sponsored by the International Association of Special Education, for special educators and researchers, at the University of Hong Kong. Contact: Bev Johns; e-mail: bevjohns@juno.com; Web site: http://iase.coe.nau.edu/conference1.html.

10-12—Higher education: Summer Institute on First-Year Assessment, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for administrators and faculty, at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Nina Glisson, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; e-mail: nina1@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

11-13—Achievement: 5th Annual Conference on the Principles and Practices of Effective Schools, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Center for Effective Schools, for educators, administrators, researchers, and school board members, at the LaFonda on the Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, N.M. Contact: Susan Kidd, University of Oklahoma Center for Effective Schools, 555 E. Constitution Ave., Suite 211, Norman, OK 73072; (405) 325-7080; fax: (405) 325-1981; e-mail: ces@ou.edu; Web site: http://ces.ou.edu/nationalconference.htm.

12-15—English: Literacies for All Summer Institute, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

17-20—Assessment: National Conference on Large-Scale Assessment, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for state education department leaders, policymakers, researchers, administrators, and educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Madeline Morrison, (202) 336-7039; e-mail: madelinem@ccsso.org; Web site: www.ccsso.org/conferences.

18-19—Administrators: Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tenn. Deadline: June 17. 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.

18-20—Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop, Part 1, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special educators and reading specialists, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: jneville@hillcenter.org; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

18-22—Arts education: National Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Kalamazoo RESA/Education for the Arts in Chicago. Contact: Sasha Papernik, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5522; e-mail: spapernik@lincolncenter.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.

19-21—Technology: EduComm 2007, sponsored by the Professional Media Group, for technology personnel, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Carolyn Johnson, Professional Media Group, 488 Main Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851; (203) 663-0138; e-mail: cjohnson@promediagrp.com.

20—Administrators: Boot Camp, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville. Deadline: June 17. 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.

21-22—Early-childhood education: Assessment and Planning to Address Children’s Learning Needs, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for early- childhood educators, in Little Rock, Ark. Deadline: June 7. Contact: Core Knowledge Foundation, Preschool Department, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (800) 238-3233; fax: (434) 977-0021; e-mail: preschool@coreknowledge.org; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org/CK/calendar.htm.

22-24—School boards: CUBE Issues Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education, for urban school board members and superintendents, at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City. Contact: Katrina Kelley, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6742; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

23-26—Counseling: ASCA’s 2007 Annual Conference, Reaching New Heights, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, for counselors and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Contact: Kelly Frey, American School Counselor Association, 110 King St. Suite 625, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 683-2722; fax: (703) 683-1619; e-mail: kfrey@schoolcounselor.org; Web site: www.schoolcounselor.org.

23-26—Technology: National Media Education Conference on iPods, Blogs, and Beyond: Evolving Media Literacy for the 21st Century, and concurrent research summit, sponsored by the Alliance for a Media Literate America, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: AMLA, 721 Glencoe St., Denver, CO 80220; (888) 775-2652; fax: (303) 683-3462; e-mail: amy_p_jensen@byu.edu; Web site: www.amlainfo.org.

24-27—Technology: National Educational Computing Conference: Learning and Leading With Technology, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education, for educators and administrators, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Contact: ISTE, 1710 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036; (800) 336-5191; e-mail: neccinfo@iste.org; Web site: http://center.uoregon.edu/ISTE/NECC2007.

A version of this article appeared in the May 02, 2007 edition of Education Week

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