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February 2006

10-11—Special education: Forum on Alternative Schooling: Changing Perspectives and Emerging Best Practices for Children and Adolescents with Challenging Behaviors, sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Va. Deadline: Jan. 23. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, University of North Texas, PO Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: [email protected].

11-14—Technology: e-learning 2006, sponsored by the Instructional Learning Council, for distance learning administrators and technology coordinators, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: ITC, One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1143; (202) 293-3110; fax: (202) 822-5014; Web site:

12-14—Magnet schools: 2006 Legislative Advocacy Conference, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for magnet school educators in Washington. Contact: MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax: (202) 737-0100; Web site:

13-18—Minority studies: Joint National Conferences, sponsored by the National Association of African-American Studies, National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, National Association of Native American Studies, and the International Association of Asian Studies, for educators, at the Marriot Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Lemuel Berry, Jr., Executive Director, NAAAS; (207) 839-8004; fax: (207) 839-3776; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

13-24—Curriculum: Critical Thinking Seminar, sponsored by the National Center for Critical Thinking, for teachers and administrators, in Newton Centre, Mass. Contact: Kelly Cox, NCTT, PO Box 590607, Newton Centre, MA 02459; (617) 965-4604; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

14-16—International education: A Matter of Heart Conference, sponsored by Monash University’s Centre for Teaching and Learning Support, for administrators and teachers, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Contact: MU, Victoria 3800, Australia; Web site:

15—Charter schools: 30 Step Formula to Successful Student Recruitment Marketing, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for charter-school and other nonprofit administrators at the University of Phoenix. Deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Lynn Kepford, PO Box 11864, Tempe, AZ 85284; (480) 907-5900; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

15-18—Developmental education: 30th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Developmental Education, for K-12 educators, in Philadelphia. Contact: NADE, 2447 Tiffin Ave., #207, Findlay, OH 45840; (877) 881-9876; Web site:

17-18—Multicultural education: 23rd Annual Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology & Education, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, for educators and psychologists, at Teachers College in New York City. Contact: Jocelyn Smith, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987 or (800) 209-1245; fax: (212) 678-8417.

17-19—International education: 2006 Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for K-12 educators, at the Westin in Boston. Contact: Annie Jenkins, AAIE, c/o SDSU College of Extended Studies, 5250 Campanile Drive, Room 2525, San Diego, CA 92182; (619) 594-8566; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

17-20—Montessori education: 2006 Conference, sponsored by the Association Montessori International/USA, for Montessori teachers, teacher assistants, and administrators, at the Charlotte Westin in Charlotte, N.C. Deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Virginia McHugh Goodwin, 410 Alexander St., Rochester, NY 14607; (585) 461-5920; fax: (585) 461-0075; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

18-22—Teacher education: 2006 Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for teacher educators, in Atlanta. Contact: ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 620-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530; Web site:

19-22—After-school education: Beyond School Hours IX Conference, sponsored by Foundations Inc., for educators, at the Wyndham Anatole in Dallas. Contact: F.I., Moorestown West Corporate Center, 2 Executive Drive, Suite 1, Moorestown, NJ 08057; 888-977-KIDS; Web site:

19-22—At-risk youths: 18th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center, for administrators, counselors, and teachers, at the Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-0253; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: [email protected].

21—Technology: Reading, Writing and Technology-Rich Learning across the Curriculum, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for educators and administrators, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Karin Silet, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 265-9568; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: [email protected].

22—Behavior: Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls Workshop, sponsored by the Lake County Illinois Regional Office of Education #34, for teachers and administrators, at the Carlisle in Lombard, Ill. Deadline: Feb. 8. Contact: Jeffrey Shipko, LCIROE, 19525 W. Washington, Grayslake, IL 60030; (847) 223-3400 ext. 220; fax: (847) 223-3415; e-mail: [email protected].

22—Special education: Assessment and Accountability: Implications and Realities for Special Education, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for special educators, administrators, and student support staff, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Sue Schroeder, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-0951; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: [email protected].

23-25—After-school education: 2006 National AfterSchool Conference, sponsored by the National AfterSchool Association, for after-school educators, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Conference Main Office, Speakers/Registrations, 19 Harrison St., Framingham, MA 01702; (800) 606-0061; fax: (508) 879-4892; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

23-25—Special education: Symposium 2006, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kirsten McBride, PO Box 14813, Lenexa, KS 66285; (913) 599-3311; fax: (913) 492-2546; Web site:

23-25—Standards: National Conference, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for PreK-8 educators, at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Karen Baggiano, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (434) 977-7550; fax: (434) 977-0021; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

23-26—Administrators: National Conference on Education, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for K-12 administrators, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Deadline: Feb. 22. Contact: Vanessa Wells, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 875-0763; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

24—Public relations: Managing Change: How School Communication Helps Schools Navigate Transitions, 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) 519-0496; fax: (301) 519-0494; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

24-26—English: 2006 Assembly for Research Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers and researchers, in Chicago. Contact: Stuart Greene, NCTE, 356 O’Shaughnessy, South Bend, IL 46530; (574) 631-6567; Web site:

24-28—Higher education: 25th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Atlanta. Contact: National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-9358; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

25-March 1—Year-round education: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for K-12 educators, at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Sam Pepper, PO Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171; (619) 276-5296; fax: (858) 571-5754; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

26-March 1—Learning disabilities: 43rd Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Mary-Clare Reynolds, 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515 ext. 206; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

28-March 3—Charter schools: National Charter Schools Conference, sponsored by the Charter School Leadership Council, for charter school teachers and administrators, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: CSLC, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington DC 20005; (202) 216-5785; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

26-March 4—Health: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Association, for teachers and health professionals, nationwide. Contact: Kari Augustyn, NEDA, 603 Stewart St., Suite 803, Seattle, WA 98101; (206) 382-3587 ext. 19; fax: (206) 829-8501; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

28—Charter schools: 30 Step Formula to Successful Student Recruitment Marketing, sponsored by the National Charter School Clearinghouse, for charter-school and other nonprofit administrators at the Clarion Mansion Inn in Sacramento, Calif. Deadline: Feb. 14. Contact: Lynn Kepford, PO Box 11864, Tempe, AZ 85284; (480) 907-5900; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site:

28-March 3—Instruction: Iditarod Educational Conference, sponsored by the Iditarod Education Department, for educators, at the Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla, Alaska. Deadline: Feb. 3. Contact: Diane Johnson, 1412 S. Melgaard Rd., Aberdeen, SD 57401; (605) 228-6071; e-mail: [email protected].

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