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July 17, 2007 2 min read

August

17-18—Instruction: High/Scope Regional Conference, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators, administrators, researchers, support staff, policymakers, and students, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: Marianne McDonnell, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198; (734) 485-2000; fax: (734) 485-4467; e-mail: mmcdonnell@highscope.org; Web site: www.highscope.org.

19-22—Teacher education: Early College Teaching Seminar, sponsored by the Institute for Early College Pedagogy, for teachers, administrators, and teacher educators, at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Mass. Deadline: Aug. 14. Contact: Eline Potoski, Institute for Early College Pedagogy, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230; (413) 528-7500; e-mail: epotoski@simons-rock.edu; Web site: www.earlycollegepedagogy.org.

September

11-15—Career and technical education: NASDCTEc Fall Meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, for administrators and educators, at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, N.C. Deadline: Aug. 14. Contact: Meghan McClelland, NASDCTEc/NCTEF, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., #830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax: (202) 737-1106; e-mail: mmcclelland@careertech.org; Web site: www.careertech.org.

17—Special education: Transition Workshop for Students With Autism, sponsored by Heartspring, for educators, administrators, counselors, parents, and students, at the Heartspring Conference Center in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kristina Baker, Heartspring, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8881; fax: (316) 634-8851; e-mail: kbaker@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

20-22—Health and safety: Physical Activity in Contemporary Education, sponsored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois, for educators, administrators, counselors, and researchers, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Contact: Conferences & Institutes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 302 E. John St., Suite 202, Champaign, Ill. 61820; (217) 333-2880; e-mail: paceconference@ad.uiuc.edu; Web site: www.conferences.uiuc.edu/pace.

27-28—Reading: 59th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for reading teachers, at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. Deadline: Sept. 10. Contact: Duane Small, New England Reading Association, P.O. Box 997, Portland, ME 04104-0997; (207) 838-8157; e-mail: near@maine.rr.com; Web site: www.nereading.org.

27-29—Counseling: 63rd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for counselors, administrators, policymakers, and community members, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Contact: Bethany Chirico, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: conference@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacacconference.org.

A version of this article appeared in the July 18, 2007 edition of Education Week