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: email@example.com; 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, IL 61820; (217) 333-2880; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.nacacconference.org.
27-29—Character education: National Training Institute: Peer Leadership and Peer Helping, sponsored by the National Association of Peer Programs, for teachers, at the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel in Warwick, R.I. Contact: Lois Charley, National Association of Peer Programs, P.O. Box 10627, Gladstone, MO 64188; (877) 314-7337; fax: (866) 314-7337; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.peerprograms.org.
27-30—Urban education: CUBE Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school leaders, in Atlanta. Contact: Judy Adams, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.
30-Oct. 3—Technology: Online EducaMoscow: 1st International Conference on Technology-Supported Learning & Training, sponsored by ICWE GmbH & Market Ds, for technology directors and administrators, at the President Hotel in Moscow. Contact: Ria Kyriazi, ICWE GmbH, Leibnizstrasse 32, 10625 Berlin, Germany; +49-30-327 6140; fax: +49-30-324 9833; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.online-educa-moscow.com.
1-2—At-risk youth: Eastern Regional Community Works Implementation Training, sponsored by the National Crime Prevention Council, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and community members, at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta. Deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: Rahniesha Lewis, National Crime Prevention Council, 1000 Connecticut Ave. N.W., 13th floor, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 261-4174; fax: (202) 296-1356; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ncpc.org/tcc.
1-2—Health and safety: 13th Annual Kentucky Safe Schools Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety and the Kentucky School Boards Association, for administrators, at the Galt House East in Louisville. Contact: Tatum Tamara, Kentucky Center for School Safety, 260 Democrat Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601; (800) 372-2962; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ksba.org/safeschoolsconference.html.
1-5—Arts education: International Educator Workshop, sponsored by the Lincoln Center Institute, for teachers, at the Arts Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Contact: Teresa Froelich, Lincoln Center Institute, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023; (212) 875-5436; fax: (212) 875-5539; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.lcinstitute.org.
3-5—Early-childhood education: Leadership Institute, sponsored by the National Head Start Association, for Head Start staff members and parents in leadership roles, in Washington. Contact: National Head Start Association, 1651 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-0875; fax: (703) 739-0878; Web site: www.nhsa.org/training/leadership/index.htm.
3-6—English: Widening Circles: Literacy and Learning for All, sponsored by the International Federation for the Teaching of English, for English teachers, at the Winnipeg Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Contact: Deb Radi, 35 Don Craik Cove, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R2M 5L4; +1 (204) 878-4713 ext. 223; fax: +1 (204) 878-4717; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ifte.net.
4—Student behavior: Through the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method, Knowledge Opposes Anger—and Students Learn!, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York City. Contact: Devorah Tarrow, Aesthetic Realism Foundation, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.aestheticrealism.org.
4-5—Achievement: From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate, sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, for educators, administrators, researchers, school board members, policymakers, and community members, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington. Contact: Kathleen Crymble, Alliance for Excellent Education, 1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 828-0828; fax: (202) 828-0821; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.all4ed.org.
4-6—Accountability: 2007 National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for education research and policy personnel, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Christine Hummel, 4405 Ellsworth Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5237; (269) 387-5895; fax: (269) 387-5923.
4-6—At-risk youths: International Conference on Ensuring a Brighter Future for Troubled Children/Youth: Challenges and Solutions, sponsored by the Council for Children With Behavioral Disorders, for school board members, at the DFW Westin Hotel in Irving, Texas. Deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, P.O. Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.unt.edu/behavioraldisorders/ccbdconference.
4-6—Health and safety: Conference: Eating Disorders Come in All Shapes and Sizes, sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Association, for educators, administrators, researchers, school nurses, and parents, at the Doubletree Hotel San Diego-Mission Valley in San Diego. Contact: Tonia Brown, NEDA, 603 Stewart St., Suite 803, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 382-3587; fax: (206) 829-8501; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.
4-6—Mathematics and science: Summit on Math and Science Education, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers School Division, for educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Contact: Lydia Raynor, AAP School Division, 50 F St. N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 220-4547; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-6—Teachers: Challenging Assumptions: Revitalizing our Educational Vision for America, sponsored by the Progressive Educators Network, for administrators and teachers, at the Whitcomb Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Terry Strand, Progressive Educators Network, 11701 Danville Drive, Rockville, MD 20852; (301) 881-4100; fax: (301) 881-5790; e-mail: email@example.com.
4-6—Student behavior: International Conference on Ensuring a Brighter Future for Troubled Children/Youth: Challenges and Solutions, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children’s Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for educators and administrators who work with troubled children and youths, at the Westin Hotel in Irving, Texas. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ccbd.net.
5—Instruction: Oklahoma Schools Attuned One-Day Event, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for educators, administrators, policymakers, and community members, in Oklahoma City. Contact: All Kinds of Minds, (405) 521-4868; e-mail: email@example.com.
6—Leadership: Teachers as Leaders and Learners Workshop, sponsored by the Chicago Foundation for Education, for teachers, at Whitney Young High School in Chicago. Deadline: Sept. 28. Contact: Nedranae Hunt, Chicago Foundation for Education, 400 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 720, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 670-2034; fax: (312) 670-2029; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.cfegrants.org.
6-9—Facilities: 84th Annual International Conference and Trade Show, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for school facility planners, architects, engineers, administrators, and school board members, at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 A. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.cefpi.org.
7-11—Teachers: 2007 Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Council on Teacher Retirement, for educators, at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: NCTR, 7600 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 302, Sacramento, CA 95831; (916) 394-2075; fax: (916) 392-0295; Web site: www.nctr.org.
10-12—Achievement: Failure Is Not An Option Summit, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Cincinnati. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Rd., P.O. Box 906; Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.
10-12—Instruction: 2007 International Conference, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the Australia Council for Educational Leaders, for educators and administrators, at the Sydney Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia. Contact: Australian Council for Educational Leaders, P.O. Box 4268, Winmalee, NSW, Australia 2777; 61-29836-4409; fax: 61-29836-4420; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.acelconference2007.com/.
10-12—Leadership: 2007 Annual Conference, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for educators, administrators, support-staff members, and school board members, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Contact: Christine Phelan, Educational Records Bureau, 220 E. 42nd St., Suite 100, New York, NY 10017; (212) 672-9807; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
11-12—At-risk youths: Oregon Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, teachers, and community members, in Portland. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (503) 982-4220; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.
11-12—Early-childhood education: Scientific Reasoning and the Physical World, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for early-childhood educators, at the Holiday Inn in North Little Rock, Ark. Deadline: Sept. 27. Contact: Core Knowledge Foundation, Preschool Department, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (800) 238-3233; fax: (434) 977-0021; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org.
11-12—Mathematics: Regional Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics educators, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and the Richmond Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va. Contact: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970; Web site: www.nctm.org/richmond.aspx.
11-12—Urban education: Second Summit on Urban Education in Ohio—Investing in Our Children, sponsored by the Ohio 8 Coalition, for administrators, at the Hyatt Regency and Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: Courtney Clarke, Ohio 8 Coalition, 1422 Euclid Ave., Suite 1530, Cleveland, OH 44115; (216) 241-9400; fax: (216) 241-9425; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ohio8.org.
11-13—Mathematics: Regional Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for mathematics teachers and administrators, in Richmond, Va. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 620-9840; fax: (703) 476-2970; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings.
11-13—School boards: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Education, for state school board members, at the Doubletree Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: NASBE, 277 S. Washington St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4000; fax: (703) 836-2313; Web site: www.nasbe.org.
11-13—Special education: Florida CEC Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators who work with special-needs students, at the Bahia Mar Beach Resort & Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Janet Raney, FCEC, (386) 822-6815, ext. 22383; fax: (386) 822-7868; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ffcec.org.
12—Public relations: Smart Moves: What Does It Mean to Practice Strategic PR?, 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: email@example.com; Web site: www.nspra.org.
12-13—English: 2007 Conference, sponsored by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English, for educators, at the Pere Marquette Hotel in Peoria, Ill. Deadline: Sept. 28, 2007. Contact: Elizabeth Kahn, IATE, James B. Conant High School, 700 E. Cougar Trail, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194; (630) 682-1913; fax: (309) 438-5414; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.iateonline.org.
12-15—Administrators: 93rd Annual Meeting and Exhibits, sponsored by the Association of School Business Officials International, for school business officials, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contact: ASBO International, 11401 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190-4200; (703) 478-0405; fax: (703) 478-0205; Web site: www.asbointl.org.
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A version of this article appeared in the August 15, 2007 edition of Education Week