Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional de velopment opportunities for teachers. Some events may include administra tors, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close be fore the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.
*January 24-25 STANDARDS
Start With the Standards: Planning, Assessing, and Instructing for Student Achievement. Sponsored by Measured Progress, in Portland, Maine. Contact: MP, 171 Watson Rd., P.O. Box 1217, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102; fax (603) 749-6398; www.measuredprogress.org.
*February 12-14 MAGNET SCHOOLS
2006 Legislative Advocacy Conference. Sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, in Washington, D.C. Contact: MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 824-0672; fax (202) 737-0100; www.magnet.edu.
*February 13-24 CURRICULUM
Critical Thinking Seminar. Sponsored by the National Center for Teaching Thinking, in Newton Center, Mass. Contact: Kelly Cox, NCTT, P.O. Box 590607, Newton Center, MA 02459; (617) 965-4604; e-mail [email protected]; www.nctt.net.
*February 15-18 EARLY EDUCATION
30th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Developmental Education, in Philadelphia. Contact: NADE, 2447 Tiffin Ave., #207, Findlay, OH 45840; (877) 881-9876; www.nade.net.
*February 17-19 INTERNATIONAL LEARNING
2006 Conference. Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, in Boston. Contact: Annie Jenkins, AAIE, c/o SDSU College of Extended Studies, 5250 Campanile Dr., Room 2525, San Diego, CA 92182; (619) 594-8566; e-mail [email protected]; www.aaie.org.
*January 30-February 1 TECHNOLOGY
Midwest Education Technology Conference. Sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, CSD, 1460 Craig Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 692-1250; fax (314) 872-9128; e-mail [email protected]; www.csd.org.
*February 2 LEARNING DISABILITIES
Auditory Processing Deficits. Sponsored by Heartspring World Reach, in Wichita, Kan. Deadline: Jan 25. Contact: Evelyn Horton, HWR, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8700; e-mail [email protected].
*February 4-7 READING
2006 National Reading Recovery and K-5 Classroom Literacy Conference. Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, in Columbus, Ohio. Deadline: Feb. 1. Contact: Anita Gibson, RRCNA, 400 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Suite 250, Worthington, OH 43085; (614) 310-7323; fax (614) 310-7345; e-mail [email protected]; www.readingrecovery.org.
*February 22 BEHAVIOR
Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls Workshop. Sponsored by the Lake County Regional Office of Education, 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].
*February 24-26 ENGLISH
2006 Assembly for Research Mid-Winter Conference. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, in Chicago. Contact: Stuart Greene, University of Notre Dame, Office of Undergraduate Studies, 104 O’Shaughnessy, Notre Dame, IL 46530; (574) 631-6567; www.ncte.org.
*January 16-19 LIBRARIES
2006 Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Library and Information Science Education, in San Antonio. Contact: ALISE, 1009 Commerce Park Dr., Suite 150, P.O. Box 4219, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; (865) 425-0155; fax (865) 481-0390; e-mail [email protected]; www.alise.org.
*January 25-27 LEARNING DISABILITIES
Winter Institute. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Luann Purcell, CEC, Council of Administrators of Special Education, 1005 State University Dr., Fort Valley, GA 31030; (478) 825-7667; e-mail [email protected].
*January 30-31 MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Middle-Level Essentials Conference. Sponsored by the National Middle School Association, in Louisville, Ky. Deadline: Jan. 18. Contact: Al Summers, NMSA, 4151 Executive Pkwy., Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail [email protected]; www.nmsa.org.
*February 6-7 CURRICULUM
Differentiated Instruction: Continuing the Journey Workshop. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 578-9600; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail [email protected]; www.ascd.org.
*February 11-14 TECHNOLOGY
e-learning 2006. Sponsored by the Instructional Technology Council, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: ITC, 1 Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1143; (202) 293-3110; fax (202) 822-5014; www.itcnetwork.org.
*February 23-25 STANDARDS
National Conference. Sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, in San Antonio. Deadline: Jan. 31. Contact: Karen Baggiano, CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (434) 977-7550; fax (434) 977-0021; e-mail [email protected]; www.coreknowledge.org.
*April 12-15 MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Embracing a Confluence of Cultures in the Education of Children Conference. Sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, in San Antonio. Deadline: Feb. 17. Contact: Lisa Wenger, ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20882; (800) 423-3563; fax (301) 570-2212; e-mail [email protected]; www.acei.org.
*January 18-21 BILINGUAL EDUCATION
35th Annual International Bilingual/ Multicultural Education Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, in Phoenix. Contact: NABE, 1030 15th St. N.W., Suite 470, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 898-1829; fax (202) 789-2866; e-mail [email protected]; www.nabe.org.
*January 29-February 1 EDUCATORS
2006 Annual Meeting: Creating New Visions for Teacher Education. Sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, in San Diego. Contact: AACTE, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; fax (202) 457-8095; www.aacte.org.
*February 1-5 READING
31st Southwest Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-READ; www.reading.org.
*February 25-March 1 ALL-YEAR LEARNING
2006 Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National Association for Year-Round Education, in San Diego. Contact: NAYRE, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171; (619) 276-5296; e-mail [email protected]; www.nayre.org.
*February 28-March 3 CHARTER SCHOOLS
National Charter Schools Conference. Sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: NAPCS, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 216-5785; e-mail [email protected]; www.charterschoolleadershipcouncil.org.
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