25-March 1—Year-round education: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, for K-12 educators, in San Diego. Contact: NAYRE, PO Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171; (619) 276-5296; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nayre.org.
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: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.
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: www.charterschoolleadershipcouncil.org.
1-2—Assessment: Teacher as Effective Classroom Assessor, sponsored by Measured Progress and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Council on Accreditation and School Improvement, for K-12 educators, in Atlanta. Contact: MP, 171 Watson Road, PO Box 1217, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102; fax: (603) 749-6398; Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.
1-4—Independent schools: 2006 Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for educators, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Suite 1100, Washington DC 20036-5695; (202) 973-9700; fax: (202) 973-9790; Web site: www.nais.org.
2—Curriculum: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Succeeds & Answers the Question: Education, What For? seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for educators and school staff, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; Web site: www.aestheticrealism.org.
2—Instruction: Educating the Heart and Mind seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for educators, administrators, and counselors, in Everett, Wash. Contact: Client Support Services, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 438-6765; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.
2-31—Reading: Thinking, Talking and Writing About Reading: Teaching Readers to Comprehend Within, Beyond and About Texts, sponsored by Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery & Literacy Collaborative, for elementary-level teachers and administrators, at Lesley University, in Cambridge, Mass. Beginning March 2-3, and then continuing on March 30-31. Contact: Conference Team, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402; e-mail: [email protected].
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