Published Online: September 10, 2008
Published in Print: September 10, 2008, as Calendar

Calendar

A selection of workshops, seminars, and conferences from September 2008 through March 2009.

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

| September 2008 | October 2008 | November 2008 | December 2008 | January 2009 | February 2009 | March 2009 |

September 2008

17-18—Leadership: Getting Serious About School Reform Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

18-20—Teacher training: Professional Learning Communities at Work Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

23-25—Character education: Character Development Seminars, sponsored by Character Counts!, for counselors, teachers, and teacher educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: Cindy Verity, Character Counts! 9841 Airport Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045; (800) 711-2670; fax: (310) 846-4858; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://charactercounts.org.

23-25—Bilingual education: Bridges to Understanding: Teaching That Matters for English Learners, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers, in Los Angeles. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 4223 Math Sciences Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

24-27—Instruction: 37th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Society of Experiential Education, for educators, at the Contemporary Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NSEE, c/o Talley Management Group Inc., 19 Mantua Road, Mt. Royal, NJ 08061; (856) 423-3427; fax: (856) 423-3420; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nsee.org.

25-28—Urban education: Council of Urban Boards of Education Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for administrators, counselors, school board members, and teachers, in Las Vegas. Contact: Krista Freer, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nsba.org.

26-27—Special education: The Help Group SUMMIT 2008, sponsored by The Help Group, for administrators, counselors, educators, and parents, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Contact: Cheryl Raver, 13130 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91401; (818) 779-5212; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.thehelpgroup.org.

28-Oct 2Teacher training:Lessons From the Learners Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

October 2008

1—Assessment: Test ‘Thinking’ Strategies Workshop, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers, at a location to be determined. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 4223 Math Sciences Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

2—Technology: 2008 Summit on Technology Trends and Innovations in K-12 School Publishing, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers School Division, for administrators, teachers, and school board members, at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Lydia Raynor, AAP School Division, 50 F Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 220-4547; fax: (202) 347-3690; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.aapschool.org.

2-3—Mathematics: 2009 NCTM Oklahoma City Regional Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for parents, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Cox Convention Center and the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel in Oklahoma City. Contact: Customer Service, NCTM Regional Conferences, P.O. Box 841207, Dallas, TX 75284-1207; (888) 747-8704; fax: (972)349-7715; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nctm.org.

2-4—Teacher training: Professional Learning Communities at Work Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Sheraton Laval in Laval, Quebec, Canada. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

3—Instruction: Differentiated Instruction: A Classroom Model for Meeting Individual Needs, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers, at The Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, The Hill Center, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

3-4—Reading: Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University Continuing Education Center, for reading specialists, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Janice Reynolds, Georgia Southern University Continuing Education Center, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460; (912) 478-1755; fax: (912) 478-0306; e-mail: [email protected].

5-6—Gifted education: VAG Fall Seminar on Gifted Education, sponsored by the Virginia Association for the Gifted, for teacher educators, at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va. Contact: Liz Nelson, VAG, P.O. Box 26212, Richmond, VA 23260-6212; (804) 355-5945; fax: (804) 355-5137; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.vagifted.org.

5-8—Teacher training: Leadership Summit: Change Wars, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Sheraton Parkway Hotel in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

8-10—Learning disabilities: 11th International Conference on Cognitive Disabilities/Mental Retardation, Autism, and Other Developmental Disabilities, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division on Developmental Disabilities, for educators, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Cindy Perras, Special Programs Department, Peel District School Board, 5650 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada, L5R 1C6; (905) 890-1010 ext. 2140; (905) 890-1280; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.dddcec.org.

9-10—Student behavior: Portland/Vancouver Problem Student Problem-Solver Workshop, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, researchers, and teachers, at the Century Hotel Tualatin in Tualatin, Ore. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change Workshops, 275 N. 3rd St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.youthchg.com.

9-11—Accountability: 2008 National Evaluation Institute, sponsored by the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation, for administrators, counselors, researchers, and educators, at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel in Wilmington, N.C. Contact: Christine Hummel, WMU Evaluation Center, 4405 Ellsworth Hall, MS 5237, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5237; (269) 387-5895; fax: (269) 387-5923; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.createconference.org.

9-11—Reading:19th West Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-7323; fax: (302) 731-1057; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.reading.org/association/meetings/regional.html.

11—Community involvement: Sowing Seeds Humane Education Training Workshop, sponsored by the Institute for Humane Education, for community members, counselors, educators, and students, at the Waldorf School of Baltimore in Baltimore. Contact: Amy Morley, 792 Surry Road, Surry, ME 04605; (207) 667-1025; fax: (877) 544-1025; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.humaneeducation.org.

11-16—Teachers: 2008 Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Council on Teacher Retirement, for educators, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington. Contact: NCTR, 7600 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 302, Sacramento, CA 95831; (916) 394-2075; fax: (916) 392-0295; Web site: www.nctr.org/meetings/08washingtondc.html.

13—Instruction: Phonics:Breaking the Code, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers, at The Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, The Hill Center, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

13-15—Teacher training: The Kids Left Behind Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators, counselors, and teachers, at Marriott Tucson University Park, in Tuscon, Ariz. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

14-15—Reading: HillRAP, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers, at The Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, The Hill Center, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

14-16—Character education: Character Development Seminar, sponsored by Character Counts!, for counselors, teachers, and teacher educators, in Chicago. Contact: Cindy Verity, Character Counts! 9841 Airport Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045; (800) 711-2670; fax: (310) 846-4858; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://charactercounts.org.

15-18—Community involvement: Solution Tree Summit: Learning by Doing, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

15-Dec.15—Technology: Speak Up 2008, sponsored by Project Tomorrow, for community members, students, and teachers. Contact: Speak Up Team, Project Tomorrow, 15707 Rockfield Blvd., Suite 330, Irvine, CA 92618; (949) 609-4660; fax: (949) 609-4665; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.netdayspeakup.org.

16—Curriculum: Center for Ecoliteracy and Bioneers Present Ecoschools: Educating for Sustainable Communities, sponsored by the Center for Ecoliteracy, for teachers, at the Marin Center in San Rafael, Calif. Contact: Lisa Bennett, Center for Ecoliteracy, 2528 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702; (510) 845-4595; email: [email protected]

16-17—Mathematics: 2009 NCTM Cleveland Regional Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for parents, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Cleveland Convention Center, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Cleveland City Centre, and the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center in Cleveland. Contact: Customer Service, NCTM Regional Conferences, P.O. Box 841207, Dallas, TX 75284-1207; (888) 747-8704; fax: (972)349-7715; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nctm.org.

16-18—Achievement: Closing the Gap 26th Annual Conference, sponsored by Closing the Gap, for administrators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel and Hotel Sofitel in Bloomington, Minn. Contact: Closing the Gap, 526 Main Street, P.O. Box 68, Henderson, MN; (507) 248-3294; fax: (507) 248-3810; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.closingthegap.com.

17-19—Character education: 2008 National Forum on Character Education, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, for community leaders, teachers, and state policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Contact: Rebecca Sipos, CEP, 1025 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 1011, Washington DC; (800) 988-8081; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.character.org.

20-23—Student behavior: Understanding and Managing Student Behavior Academy, sponsored by the Yale School Development Program, for administrators, parents, and teachers, at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in New Haven, Conn. Contact: Yale School Development Program, 55 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510; (203) 737-4000; fax: (203) 737-1023; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.schooldevelopmentprogram.org.

20-24—Teacher training: Critical Friends Groups New Coaches Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers, at a location to be determined. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 4223 Math Sciences Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

21-23—Assessment: Assessment Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Providence Marriott Downtown in Providence, R.I. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

22-26—Urban education: 52nd Annual Fall Conference, sponsored by the Council of Great City Schools, for administrators, school board members, and teachers, at the Hilton Americas Houston in Houston. Contact: Terry Tabor, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cgcs.org.

22-24—Technology: 2008 ERB Annual Conference, sponsored by Educational Records Bureau, for counselors, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City. Contact: Christine Phelan, ERB, 220 E. 42nd St., New York City, NY 10017; (212) 672-9807; fax: (212-370-4096; e-mail: mailto:[email protected]; Web site: www.erbtest.org.

22-25—Teacher training: 2008 National Career Pathways Network Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Career Pathways Network, for administrators, counselors, and teachers, at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati. Contact: Shelia Wilson, NCPN, P.O. Box 21689, Waco, TX, 76702; (800) 518-1410; fax: (254) 776-2306; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

23—Assessment: Classroom Formative Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for school board members, state policymakers, and teachers, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected].

23—Classroom management: Manage to Succeed: Classroom Management That Works, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected].

23—Leadership: Leadership and Mentoring: Tools, Strategies, and Relationships, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected].

23-26—Minority education: 39th Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Indian Education Association, for administrators, counselors, parents, school board members, and teachers, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Michael Woestehoff, 110 Maryland Ave. NE, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20002; (202) 544-7290; fax: (202) 544-7293; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.niea.org.

23-26—Teacher training: AET 30th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Association of Educational Therapists, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego. Contact: AET, 11300 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90064; (800) 286-4267; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.aetonline.org.

24—Community involvement: Sowing Seeds Humane Education Training Workshop, sponsored by the Institute for Humane Education, for community members, counselors, educators, and students, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Contact: Amy Morley, 792 Surry Road, Surry, ME 04605; (207) 667-1025; fax: (877) 544-1025; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.humaneeducation.org

24—Education research: 33rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University College of Education and Continuing Education Center, for reading specialists, researchers, and teachers, at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Janice Reynolds, Georgia Southern University Continuing Education Center, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460; (912) 478-1755; fax: (912) 478-0306; e-mail: [email protected].

24-26—Teacher training: ASCD Conference on Teaching and Learning: Professional Practices That Work, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, counselors, and teachers, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected].

25—Multicultural education: WSAME 14th Annual Fall Conference, sponsored by the Washington State Association for Multicultural Education, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at Seattle University in Seattle. Contact: Cynthia Rekdal, WSAME, 7558 Ravenna Avenue N.E., Seattle, WA 98115; (206) 522-5438; fax: (206) 522-5438; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: .

26-29—Special education: 24th Annual DEC International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs, sponsored by the Council of Exceptional Children’s Division for Early Childhood, for early-childhood educators, in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact: Division for Early Childhood, 27 Fort Missoula Road, Suite 2, Missoula, MT 59804; (406) 543-0872; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.dec-sped.org.

27-30—Teacher training: Classroom Walk-Throughs: Linking Student Learning and Professional Practice, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers, at a location to be determined. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 4223 Math Sciences Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected]; Web site: www.nsba.org.

29-30—Character education: Character Development Seminars, sponsored by Character Counts!, for counselors, teachers, and teacher educators, in Phoenix. Contact: Cindy Verity, Character Counts! 9841 Airport Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045; (800) 711-2670; fax: (310) 846-4858; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://charactercounts.org.

28-31—Health and safety: Healthy Kids, Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for counselors, parents, and teachers, at the Marriott Denver Tech Center in Denver. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, 7263 State Route 43, Kent, Ohio, 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ashaweb.org/annual_conferences.htm;.

29-31—Education law: Professional Practices Institute, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for administrators, community members, school attorneys, and teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency at Union Station in St. Louis. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, NASDTEC, 1225 Providence Rd., PMB 116, Whitinsville, MA 01588; (508) 380-1202; fax: (508) 278-5342; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nasdtec.org.

29-Nov. 1—Assessment: Assessment Summit: Ahead of the Curve, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

29-Nov. 1—Health and safety: Healthy Teen Network’s 29th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Healthy Teen Network, for counselors, teachers, and researchers, at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Rita Lassiter, Healthy Teen Network, 1501 St. Paul Street, Suite 124, Baltimore, MD 21202; (410) 685-0410; fax: (410) 685-0481; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org.

30-Nov. 1—Middle schools: 35th Annual Conference and Exhibit, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, at the Denver Convention Center in Denver. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

30-Nov. 1—Science: 2008 AISES National Conference, sponsored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, for researchers, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Cristy Davies, AISES, 2305 Renard Place S.E., Suite 20, Albuquerque, NM, 87106; (505) 765-1052; fax: (505) 765-5608; e-mail: [email protected].

November 2008

4-6—Character education: Character Development Seminars, sponsored by Character Counts!, for counselors, teachers, and teacher educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: Cindy Verity, Character Counts! 9841 Airport Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045; (800) 711-2670; fax: (310) 846-4858; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://charactercounts.org.

5-6—Classroom management: Getting Serious About School Reform Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Westin Seattle in Seattle. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

5-6—Instruction: HillWrite, sponsored by The Hill Center, for teachers, at The Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, The Hill Center, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

5-8—Early-childhood education: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for early-childhood educators, in Chicago. Contact: NAEYC, 1313 L St. N.W., Ste. 500, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 232-8777 or (800) 424-2460; Web site: www.naeyc.org.

5-9—Teacher education: Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for teacher educators, at Dallas Hilton Lincoln Centre Hotel in Dallas. Contact: Dr. Lyndal M. Bullock, CEC, P.O. Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.tedcec.org.

6—Assessment: Test ‘Thinking’ Strategies Workshop, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers, at a location to be determined. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 4223 Math Sciences Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nctm.org/reno.

6-8—Instruction: Fall Forum 2008, sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for administrators, researchers, and educators, in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Amy Rodriguez Lee, 1330 Broadway, Ste. 600, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 433-1925; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.essentialschools.org.

7—Mathematics: HillMath, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers, at The Hill Center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Jean Neville, The Hill Center, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.hillcenter.org.

10-11—Parent involvement: New Jersey PTA 108th Annual Convention, sponsored by the New Jersey PTA, for parents and teachers, at Bally’s Atlantic City in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: Susan Fares, NJPTA, 900 Berkeley Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618; (609) 393-6709; fax: (609) 393-6709; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.njpta.org.

11-12—Achievement: Using Data to Guide Instruction and Increase Student Achievement, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (703) 575-5631; e-mail: [email protected].

11-12—Instruction: Teacher Leadership: A SMART Strategy for Instructional Improvement, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected].

11-13—Instruction: Differentiated Instruction: Beginning the Journey, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected].

12-15—Classroom management: Assessment Institute, sponsored by Solution Tree, for administrators and teachers, at the Westin Seattle in Seattle. Contact: Lara King, 304 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 80207; (800) 733-6786; fax: (812) 336-7790; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.solution-tree.com.

12-16—Multicultural education: National Association for Multicultural Education International Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for administrators, counselors, educators, and researchers, at the French Quarter Sheraton in New Orleans. Contact: Joyce Harris, 5272 River Road, Ste. 430, Bethesda, MD 20816; (301) 951-0022; fax: (301) 951-0023; e-mail: ; Web site: www.nameorg.org.

13—Bilingual education: Scaffolding Success for English-Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel and Marina in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (703) 575-5631; e-mail: [email protected].

13-14—Student behavior: Missouri Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, researchers, and teachers, at the Holiday Inn KCI in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change Workshops, 275 N. 3rd St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.youthchg.com.

13-15—Achievement: The 19th Education Trust National Conference, sponsored by The Education Trust, for administrators, counselors, educators, and researchers, at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Karen Mitchell, 1250 H St. N.W., Ste. 700, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-1217; fax: (202) 293-2605; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www2.edtrust.org/edtrust.

14-15—Higher education: Cultivating the College Connection: Strategies for Helping Underserved Urban and Rural Students Succeed, sponsored by College for Every Student, for counselors, state policymakers, and teachers, at the The Sagamore in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Contact: Nancy Ward, CFES, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753; (802) 462-3170; fax: (802) 462-3180; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.collegefes.org.

14-16—History/social studies: 88th Annual NCSS Conference, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for teachers, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Contact: David Bailor, 8555 16th St., Ste. 500, Silver Spring, MD 20910; (301) 588-1800; fax: (301) 588-2049; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.socialstudies.org.

14-16—International education: EXPLOLINGUA Berlin 2008, sponsored by ICWE GmbH, for parents, students, and teachers, at Russisches Haus der Wissenschaft und Kultur in Berlin. Contact: Silke Lieber, ICWE GmbH, Leibnizstr. 32, Berlin, Germany, 10625; +45 (0) 303101818-0; Web site: http://www.icwe.net.

15—Community involvement: Sowing Seeds Humane Education Training Workshop, sponsored by The Institute for Humane Education, for administrators, community members, counselors, educators, and students, at The Linkage Project in South Portland, Maine. Contact: Amy Morley, 792 Surry Road, Surry, ME 04605; (207) 667-1025; fax: (877) 544-1025; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.humaneeducation.org

16-18—Education funding: 2008 Public Education Network Annual Conference, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for administrators, researchers, and teachers, at the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Milli Pierce, PEN, 601 13th Street N.W., Ste. 710 South, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-7460; e-mail: [email protected].

17-20—At-risk youths: 102 Leadership Academy, sponsored by the Yale School Development Program, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Contact: Yale School Development Program, 55 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510; (203) 737-4000; fax: (203) 737-1023; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.schooldevelopmentprogram.org.

19-22—Education law: 54th ELA Annual Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for researchers, state policymakers, and teachers, at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Mandy Schrank, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.

19-22—Foreign languages: American Association of Teachers of German/ACTFL Conference, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German, for students, teachers, and teacher educators, at the San Diego Convention Center and Marriott San Diego Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Mercedes Pokorny, AATG, 112 Haddontowne Court #104, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034; (856) 795-5553; fax: (856) 795-9398; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.aatg.org.

20-23—Foreign languages: Annual Convention and World Language Expo, sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for educators and administrators of foreign languages, at the Disney Swan and Dolphin Hotels in Orlando, Fla. Contact: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 700 S. Washington St., Ste. 210, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 894-2900; fax: (703) 894-2905; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.actfl.org.

20-23—Teachers: 2008 NCTE Annual Convention, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for administrators, students, and teachers, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Marriot River Center Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Customer Service, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801; (877) 369-6283; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.ncte.org/profdev/conv/annual.

December 2008

2-4—Character education: Character Development Seminar, sponsored by Character Counts!, for counselors, teachers, and teacher educators, in Los Angeles. Contact: Cindy Verity, Character Counts!, 9841 Airport Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045; (800) 711-2670; fax: (310) 846-4858; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://charactercounts.org.

3-5—Online education: ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, sponsored by ICWE GmbH, for researchers, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Hotel InterContinental Berlin in Berlin. Contact: Rebecca Stromeyer, ICWE GmbH, Leibnizstr. 32, Berlin 10625, Germany; +49 (0) 3031018180; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.icwe.net.

5-10—Professional development: 40th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for teachers and administrators, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on the Potomac in National Harbor, Md. Contact: Leslie Miller, National Staff Development Council, 5995 Fairfield Road, Ste. 4, Oxford, OH 45056; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nsdc.org.

6-10—Professional development: NSDC’s 40th Annual Conference of the National Staff Development Council, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for administrators, counselors, and teachers, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Md. Contact: Leslie Miller, NSDC, 504 S. Locust Street, Oxford, OH 45056; (800) 727-7288; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nsdc.org.

7-10—Reading: 26th Southeast Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: IRA, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (800) 336-7323; fax: (302) 731-1057; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.reading.org/association/meetings/regional.html.

11-12—Student behavior: Arizona Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, researchers, and teachers, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Phoenix. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change Workshops, 275 N. 3rd St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; e-mail: [email protected]hchg.com; Web site: http://www.youthchg.com.

January 2009

22—Assessment: Classroom Assessment and Grading That Works, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (703) 575-5631; e-mail: [email protected].

22—Assessment: Test ‘Thinking’ Strategies Workshop, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for teachers, at a location to be determined. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 4223 Math Sciences Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: [email protected].

22-24—Curriculum: Understanding by Design: Beginning the Journey, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD; (703) 575-5631; e-mail: [email protected].

26-28—Career and technical education: Careers Conference 2009, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for counselors, teachers, and school board members, at the Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club in Madison, Wis. Contact: Carol Edds, CEW, 1025 West Johnson Street, 964 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4779; fax: (608) 262-3063; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cew.wisc.edu/careers.

31—Early-childhood education: 22nd Annual Southern Conference on Children, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University College of Education and Continuing Education Center, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Nessmith-Lane Building in Statesboro, Ga. Contact: Janice Reynolds, Georgia Southern University Continuing Education Center, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460; (912) 478-1755; fax: (912) 478-0306; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://ceps. georgiasouthern.edu/conted.

February 2009

3—Technology: Third Annual Educational Technology Research Symposium, sponsored by the Texas Computer Education Association, for researchers, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Austin Convention Center, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Ron Cravey, TCEA, 8134 Exchange Drive, Austin, TX 78754; (512) 476-8500; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.tcea.org/Pages/TCEA.aspx.

6-7—Facilities: Winter Symposium, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for administrators, educators, and policymakers, at the Tampa Marriot Waterside Hotel and Marina in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Mike Deegan, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cefpi.org.

6-9—Teacher training: AACTE 61st Annual Meeting and Exhibits, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at 1307 New York Ave N.W., Ste. 300 in Washington. Contact: Aimee Hall, AACTE, 1307 New York Ave N.W., Ste. 300, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-2450; fax: (202) 457-8095; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.aacte.org.

7-10—Reading: 2009 National Reading Recovery and K-6 Classroom Literacy Conference, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for parents, reading specialists, and teachers, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Anita Gibson, Reading Recovery Council of North America, 400 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 250, Worthington, OH, 43085; (614) 310-7323; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.readingrecovery.org.

11-12—Technology: Hawaii E-School Conference, sponsored by the Hawaii Department of Education E-School, for teachers, teacher educators, and technology personnel, at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. Contact: Donna Shiroma, ATRB, 475 22nd Ave., Bldg. 302, Room 211, Honolulu, HI 96816; (808) 733-9150; fax: (808) 733-9154; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://econference.k12.hi.us.

12-16—Science: AAPT Annual Winter Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, for students, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago. Contact: AAPT, One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740; (301) 209-3340; fax: (301) 209-0845; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.aapt.org.

13-14—Multicultural education: 8th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University College of Education and Continuing Education Center, for counselors, researchers, and teachers, at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Janice Reynolds, Georgia Southern University Continuing Education Center, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460; (912) 478-1755; fax: (912) 478-0306; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://ceps. georgiasouthern.edu/conted.

15-18—Teacher training: ATE 2009 Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for state policymakers, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Dallas. Contact: David Ritchey, ATE, PO Box 793, Manassas, VA 20113; (703) 331-0911; fax: (703) 331-3666; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.ate1.org.

18-21—Bilingual education: NABE 2009, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for administrators, community members, and teachers, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Contact: Darnell Kitts, NABE, 1313 L Street N.W., Ste. 210, Washington DC 20005; (202) 898-1829; fax: (202) 789-2866; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nabe.org.

20-22—At-risk youths: 4th Annual Reaching At-Promise Students National Conference, sponsored by Reaching At-Promise Students Association, for teachers, at the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Eileen Holmes, RAPSA, 2605 Temple Heights Drive, Suite F, Oceanside, CA 92056; (800) 871-7482; fax: (760) 631-7650; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.rapsa.org.

24-27—Technology: Illinois Computing Educators Conference, sponsored by Illinois Computing Educators, for teachers and teacher educators, at the Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles, Ill. Contact: Dick Marchessault, Illinois Computing Educators, 777 Army Trail, Addison, IL, 60101; (630) 628-1088; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.iceberg.org.

25-28—Learning disabilities: LDA 46th Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for teachers, at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Contact: Mary-Clare Reynolds, LDA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ldaamerica.org.

March 2009

1-4—At-risk youths: 20th Annual National Youth-at-Risk Conference, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University—College of Educational and Continuing Education Center, for teachers, at the Hyatt Regency Historic Savannah in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Janice Reynolds, Georgia Southern University—College of Educational and Continuing Education Center, P.O. Box 8124, Statesboro, GA 30460; (912) 478-1755; fax: (912) 478-0306; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://ceps. georgiasouthern.edu/conted.

5-7—Multicultural education: SCOLT/FLAG/SEALLT Conference, sponsored by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, for teachers, at the Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown in Atlanta. Contact: Lynne McClendon, SCLT, 165 Lazy Laurel Chase, Roswell, GA 30076; (770) 992-1256; fax: (770) 992-3464; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.scolt.org.

9-11—Technology: Microcomputers in Education Conference, sponsored by Arizona State University, for administrators and teachers, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Tina Rutledge, ASU, Computing Commons 235, P.O. Box 870101, Tempe, AZ 85287-0101; (480) 884-1651; fax: (480) 965-4128; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://mec.asu.edu.

11-16—Teacher training: 2009 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show Institutes + Learning Beyond Boundaries, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teachers, and teacher educators, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ascd.org.

18-21—International education: Children at the Crossroads, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers at the Michigan Avenue Westin in Chicago. Contact: ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., #215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.acei.org.

19-22—Teacher training: International Listening Association Convention, sponsored by the International Listening Association, for teachers, in Milwaukee. Contact: Nanette Johnson-Curiskis, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 943 Park Drive, Belle Plaine, MN 56011; (877) 854-7836; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.listen.org.

Vol. 02, Issue 01, Pages 41-45

Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on edweek.org, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented

MORE EDUCATION JOBS >>