1-5—Instruction:Ninth Annual International Meeting, sponsored by the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, for teachers, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Contact: The International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, (805) 974-0250; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.iacep.coged.org.
2-10—Leadership: Improving Schools: The Art of Leadership, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Principals’ Center, for administrators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.
7—Learning disabilities: Assistive Technologies in the Classroom, sponsored by the New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, Inc., for teachers and reading specialists, at the New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association in New York City. Contact: Candace Moore, New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, 71 W. 23rd St., Suite 1527, New York, NY 10010; (212) 691-1930; fax: (212) 633-1620; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nybida.org.
8-10—Teachers: 2007 Partners’ Symposium, sponsored by the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, for educators, at the Sofitel Hotel Philadelphia. Contact: Emily Silberstein, (202) 429-2570; Web site: www.nctaf.orgwww.nctaf.org.
8-11—At-risk youths: 3rd Annual Reaching At-Promise Students National Conference, sponsored by SIATech, for educators, administrators, support staff, school board members, and community members, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: SIATech, 2611 Temple Heights Drive, Suite A, Oceanside, CA 92056; (800) 871-7482; fax: (760) 631-7650; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.atpromiseconference.org.
8-12—Achievement: Wisconsin Idea Leadership Academy: Doubling Student Performance, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Education, for teachers and administrators, at the Fluno Executive Education Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (608) 263-4260; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/elpa/conferences/WILA.
8-15—Leadership: The Harvard Institute for School Leadership: Leadership for Large-Scale Improvement, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.
9-12—Higher education: 20th International Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Hawaii’s Big Island. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.
9-13—Health and safety: 81st Annual School Health Conference, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for school health personnel, in Honolulu. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601 ext. 127; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ashaweb.org/annual_conferences.html.
9-13—Instruction: Universal Design for Learning: Reaching All Learners, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.
9-13—Leadership: The Principals’ Center for Educational Leadership, sponsored by the Foundation for Educational Administration, for administrators, at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. Contact: Karin Marchione, The Foundation for Educational Administration, Inc., at the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08331; (609) 860-1200; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.njpsa.org.
9-25—Instruction: Professional Development Institute, sponsored by the Landmark School Outreach Program, for educators, administrators, support staff, and parents, at the Landmark School Outreach Center in Prides Crossing, Mass. Contact: Kathryn Frye, Landmark School Outreach Program, 429 Hale St., P.O. Box 227, Prides Crossing, MA 01965; (978) 236-3216; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.landmarkoutreach.org/pro_summer.htm.
10—Special education: Overview of LD/ADHD Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers and administrators, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.
10-12—Accountability: 2007 National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for researchers, policymakers, administrators, and educators, at the Omni Rosen Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Christine Hummel, 4405 Ellsworth Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5237; (269) 387-5895; fax: (269) 387-5923; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://createconference.org.
10-12—Assessment: Formative Assessment as Practice: 2007 Education Leadership Conference, for teachers and administrators, at the Courtyard Nashua in Nashua, N.H. Contact: Professional Development Services at Measured Progress, (603) 749-9102, ext. 2284; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.
10-12—Instruction: Three Day Turbo Institute, sponsored by the Salvadori Center, for teacher educators, at the City University of New York in New York City. Deadline: July 3. Contact: Michael Bettencourt, The Salvadori Center, 200 Content Ave., Wingate 02, New York, NY 10031; (212) 650-5497; fax: (212) 650-5546; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.savadori.org.
10-13—Education policy: National Forum on Education Policy, sponsored by the Education Commission of the States, for policymakers, at the Wyndham Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: Karen Kepler, ECS, 700 Broadway, #1200, Denver, CO 80203-3460; (303) 299-3621; fax: (303) 296-8332; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ecs.org.
11-14—Secondary education: 21st Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board, for policymakers and secondary-level educators and administrators, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: SREB, 592 10th St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318; (404) 962-9629; Web site: www.sreb.org/Programs/hstw/hstwindex.asp.
12—Reading: Phonics—Breaking the Code, sponsored by the Hill Center, for elementary teachers, at the Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.
15-18—Health and safety: Annual National Conference 2007, sponsored by the School Nutrition Association, for school food service professionals, educators, and administrators, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Contact: SNA, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.schoolnutrition.org.
15-18—Leadership: Third Annual Summer Conference of School-Based Staff Developers For Teacher Leaders and Administrators, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for educators and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Denver in Denver. Contact: Leslie Miller, 5995 Fairfield Road, Oxford, OH 45056; (800) 727-7288; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nsdc.org/ connect/summerconference.cfm.
15-18—Middle schools: Institute for Middle-Level Leadership, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level administrators, at the Hilton Resort in San Diego. Deadline: July 6. Contact: Al Summers, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.
15-18—Public relations: 2007 National Seminar, sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association, for school communications officers and administrators, at the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix. Contact: Elaine Willis, NSPRA, 15948 Derwood Road, Rockville, MD 20855; (301) 519-1230; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nspra.org/main_events.htm.
16-18—Reading: Reading Achievement Program Workshop, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.
16-20—Special education: Critical Issues in Special Education: Improving Outcomes for Young Children at Risk, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Harvard Graduate School of Education, (800) 545-1849; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.
18-21—Leadership: Institute for Staff Development, sponsored by the National Academy Foundation, for administrators, at the Marriott Park Wardman Hotel in Washington. Contact: Betsy Aitkenhead, National Academy Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 1640, New York, NY 10006; (212) 635-2400; fax: (212) 635-2409; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.naf.org.
19-20—Character education: Character Education Conference, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for administrators, teachers, and guidance counselors, at the Hyatt St. Louis Union Station in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, Cooperating School Districts, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www2.csd.org/metc2007.htm.
A version of this article appeared in the June 06, 2007 edition of Education Week