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A selection of professional development events.

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April 2009

1-3 Instruction: Instructional Leadership for the 21st Century, sponsored by the Brigham Young University David O. McKay School of Education, for administrators, school board members, and teachers, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Contact: Tiffany Hall, Center for the Improvement of Teacher Education and Schooling, 149 MCKB, Provo, UT 84602; (801) 422-8388; fax: (801) 422-0199; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://education.byu.edu/cites.

1-3 Urban Education: Great Teachers for Our City Schools, sponsored by the Urban Teacher Partnership, for administrators, community members, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Curtis Hotel in Denver. Contact: Esther Rodriguez, Urban Teacher Partnership, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217; (303) 352-4996; fax: (303) 352-4412; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mscd.edu/~utp.

1-4 Special Education: 2009 CEC Convention & Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Council for Exceptional Children; (800) 224-6830; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org.

14-16 Private Schools: 2009 NCEA Annual Convention, Expo & NPCD Convocation, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for administrators, school board members, and teachers, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Daniel Baczkowski, National Catholic Educational Association, 1077 30th St., N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20007; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333 6706; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ncea.org.

16-18 Multicultural Education: Engaging Communities: The World Is Our Classroom, sponsored by the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for administrators, researchers, students, and teachers, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Contact: Rebecca Kline, Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA 17013; (717) 245-1977; fax: (717) 245-1976; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: www.nectfl.org.

17-18 Achievement: Spring K-12 Leadership Institute—Increasing Student Achievement: Using Data to Lead Change, sponsored by the Center for Data Driven Reform in Education, for administrators, researchers, school board members, and teacher educators, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif. Contact: Mia Proctor, Center for Data Driven Reform in Education; (410) 616-2445; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cddre.org.

17-19 Professional Development: Learning-Focused Relationships: Supporting Growth for Beginning and Experienced Teachers, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for school board members, teacher educators, and teachers, at the JW Marriott Houston in Houston. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ascd.org.

19-22 Dropouts: The National Forum on Dropout Prevention Strategies for Native Communities, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center, for counselors, at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. Contact: John Peters, National Dropout Prevention Center, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-0253; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.dropoutprevention.org.

22-24 Science: PEBC Science Institute, sponsored by the Public Education & Business Coalition, for teacher educators, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Denver. Contact: Judy Hendricks, Public Education & Business Coalition, 1244 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.pebc.org.

22-25 Mathematics: NCTM 2009 Annual Meeting and Exposition, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for administrators, school board members, students, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Contact: NCTM Customer Service, NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 235-7566; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nctm.org/washingtondc.

23-24 At-Risk Youth: Kansas Missouri Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Fairfield Inn in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Ruth Wells, Youth Change Workshops, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.youthchg.com.

23-24 Minority Education: Prepárate: Educating Latinos for the Future of America, sponsored by The College Board, for administrators, counselors, state policymakers, and teachers, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: The College Board; (408) 367-1419; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.collegeboard.com/preparate.

27-30 Professional Development: PEBC Spring Thinking Strategies Institutes, sponsored by the Public Education & Business Coalition, for teacher educators, at the Warwick Hotel in Denver. Contact: Judy Hendricks, Public Education & Business Coalition, 1244 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.pebc.org.

May 2009

1 Reading: PEBC Literacy Seminar with Ellin Oliver Keene, sponsored by the Public Education & Business Coalition, for teacher educators, at the Cherry Creek Schools Student Achievement Resource Center in Centennial, Colo. Contact: Judy Hendricks, Public Education & Business Coalition, 1244 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.pebc.org.

4 Learning Disabilities: 25th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities, sponsored by the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, for community members, parents, reading specialists, state policymakers, students, school nurses, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. Contact: Charmaine Crockett, Center on Disability Studies, UH-Manoa, 1776 University Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822; (808) 956-7539; fax: (808) 956-7539; [email protected]; Web site: http://www.pacrim.hawaii.edu.

4-8 Learning Disabilities: 30th Annual International Conference, sponsored by YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network, for counselors, parents, and teachers, at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Tina Sobel, YAI/NIPD, 460 W. 34th St., 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001; (212) 273-6457; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.yai.org/conference.

5-6 Teachers: Habits of Mind for a Good Life, sponsored by the National Paideia Center, for teachers, at the Graylyn International Conference Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Dayne Harrison, National Paideia Center, 400 Silver Cedar Court, Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27514; (919) 962-3128; fax: (919) 962-3139; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.paideia.org.

7-8 At-Risk Youth: Washington Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference, sponsored by Youth Change, for counselors, researchers, and teachers, at the Holiday Inn in Seattle. 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.

8-18 International Education: Teaching in Diverse Cultures: Korea and Kyoto, Japan, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, The Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for teachers, at the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation in New York City. Contact: Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation; (800) 209-1245; e-mail: [email protected]

18-19 Minority Education: Native American Student Advocacy Institute: Building Nations Through Education, sponsored by The College Board, for administrators, community members, counselors, state policymakers, and teachers, at The University of Arizona in Tucson. Contact: The College Board; (408) 367-1419; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.collegeboard.com/nasai.

21-22 Minority Education: A Dream Deferred: The Future of African American Education, sponsored by The College Board, for administrators, counselors, parents, state policymakers, and teachers, at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: The College Board; (408) 367-1419; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.collegeboard.com/dreamdeferred.

22-24 Arts Education: The Art of Literacy, sponsored by Learning Through The Arts—The Royal Conservatory, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, at The Royal Conservatory in Toronto. Contact: Jennifer Birch, Learning Through The Arts, 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON, Canada. (416) 408-2824 x460; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ltta.ca.

31-June 3 Teacher Education: NASDTEC Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, NASDTEC, 1225 Providence Road, P.M.B. 116, Whitinsville, MA 01588; (508) 380-1202; fax: (508) 278-5342; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nasdtec.org.

June 2009

1-2 Science: Designing a School or District Curriculum Audit on Science, sponsored by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, for teacher educators and teachers, at McREL in Denver. Contact: Clorissa Fontenot, McREL, 4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80237; (303) 632-5567; fax: (303) 337-3005; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org/service/75.

8-11 Civic Education: We the People Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at the University of Denver in Denver. Contact: Jackie Johnson, Center for Civic Education; (303) 321-3411; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.lawanddemocracy.org.

11-12 Reading: PEBC Summer Literacy Seminar with Cris Tovani, sponsored by the Public Education & Business Coalition, for teacher educators, at Vail Mountain School in Vail, Colo. Contact: Judy Hendricks, Public Education & Business Coalition, 1244 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.pebc.org.

12 Leadership: Leadership Conference, sponsored by Teachers College, Columbia University, The Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for administrators, community members, researchers, school board members, state policymakers, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. Contact: Stephen Tippett, Cahn Fellows Program, 525 W. 120th St., New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-8203; fax: (212) 678-8170; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cahnfellows.org.

12-15 Professional Development: Creativity Workshop in New York, USA, sponsored by Creativity Workshop, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at Meta Center in New York City. Contact: Ceci Glusman, Creativity Workshop, Carmel, CA; (831) 915-5209; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.creativityworkshop.com.

15-18 Science: Project Archaeology: Investigating a Plains Tipi, sponsored by Project Archaeology, for teachers, at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Mont. Contact: Crystal Alegria, Project Archaeology, 2-128 Wilson Hall, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717; (406) 994-6925; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.projectarchaeology.org.

16-23 History/Social Studies: Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Amanda McKee, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23188; (757) 565-8417; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.history.org.

20-30 Teacher Training: Teacher Training Center 2009 Summer Institutes Miami, sponsored by the Teacher Training Center, for teachers, at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle in Miami. Contact: Daria Burell, Teacher Training Center, P.O. Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02637; (508) 790-1748; fax: (508) 790-1749; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.thettc.org.

22-24 Technology: Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works, sponsored by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, for teachers and technology personnel, at McREL in Denver. Contact: Lisa Maxfield, McREL, 4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80237; (303) 632-5561; fax: (303) 337-3005; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org/topics/services/19.

22-26 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, at the National Archives-Southwest Region in Fort Worth, Texas. Contact: Jenny McMillen, National Archives-Southwest Region, 501 W. Felix St., Building 1, Fort Worth, TX 76115; (817) 831-5917; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching/.

22-26 Teacher Training: Reading Apprenticeship Academic Literacy Course, Curriculum & Teacher Training, sponsored by WestEd, for teachers, in San Francisco. Contact: Jana Bouc, WestEd; (510) 302-4245; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.wested.org/sli.

22-Aug. 14 History/Social Studies: Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminars, sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, for teachers, at various locations nationwide. Contact: Sasha Rolon, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 19 W. 44th St., Suite 500, New York, NY 10036; (646) 366-9666; fax: (646) 366-9669; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.gilderlehrman.org/teachers/seminars1.html.

23-July 2 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Michael Hussey, National Archives & Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Room G9, Washington, DC 20408; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching/.

24-July 1 History/Social Studies: Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Amanda McKee, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23188; (757) 565-8417; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.history.org.

25-26 Reading: PEBC Reading Workshop with Franki Sibberson, sponsored by the Public Education & Business Coalition, for teacher educators, at the Adams 12 Conference Center in Thorton, Colo. Contact: Judy Hendricks, Public Education & Business Coalition, 1244 Grant St., Denver, CO 80203; (303) 861-8661; fax: (303) 861-1501; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.pebc.org.

25-27 Middle Schools: National Schools to Watch Conference, sponsored by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform, for administrators, counselors, parents, researchers, school board members, state policymakers, and teachers, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Deborah Kasak, National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform, P.O. Box 224, Savoy, IL 61874; (217) 351-2196; fax: (217) 351-1068; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mgforum.org.

26-28 Instruction: ASCD Summer Conference on Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Hilton-Americas Houston in Houston. Contact: Holly Abrams, ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ascd.org.

28-30 History/Social Studies: Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Workshop for Teachers, sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for counselors, reading specialists, teachers and technology personnel, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Contact: Nicole Hanna, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 314-7826; fax: (202) 314-7888; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ushmm.org.

28-July 1 Achievement: Model Schools Conference, sponsored by the International Center for Leadership in Education, for administrators, community members, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, state policymakers, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: Lori Eastman, International Center for Leadership in Education, 1587 Route 146, Rexford, NY 12148; (518) 399-2776; e-mail: [email protected]

28-July 1 Technology: National Educational Computing Conference, sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education, for administrators, reading specialists, school board members, state policymakers, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Contact: International Society for Technology in Education, 180 W. 8th Ave., Suite 300, Eugene, OR 97401; (800) 336-5191; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.iste.org.

29-July 7 Professional Development: Creativity Workshop in Crete, Greece, sponsored by Creativity Workshop, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at Hotel Samaria in Crete, Greece. Contact: Ceci Glusman, Creativity Workshop, Carmel, CA; (831) 915-5209; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.creativityworkshop.com.

29-July 9 Teacher Training: Teacher Training Center 2009 Summer Institutes, sponsored by the Teacher Training Center, for teachers, at City University in London, England. Contact: Daria Burell, Teacher Training Center, P.O. Box 458, Cummaquid, MA 02637; (508) 790-1748; fax: (508) 790-1749; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.thettc.org.

29-July 25 History/Social Studies: The History and Philosophy of the Peaceful Revolution in East-Central Europe, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, for teachers, in Berlin, Germany. Contact: Renee Dent, University of Northern Colorado, 501 20th St., Greeley, CO 80639; (970) 351-1890; e-mail [email protected]; Web site: http://www.unco.edu/psci/nehseminar.

July 2009

6 Leadership: Balanced Leadership Institute: An Overview, sponsored by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, for administrators and teachers, at McREL in Denver. Contact: Sue Amosun, McREL, 4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80237; (303) 632-5588; fax: (303) 337-3005; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org/service/168.

6-9 Civic Education: We the People Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teacher educators and teachers, at James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange, Va. Contact: Kelly Carmichael, Center for the Constitution: James Madison’s Montpelier; (540) 672-2728; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://civiced.org.

7-14 History/Social Studies: Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Amanda McKee, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23188; (757) 565-8417; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.history.org.

8-11 Technology: ETLO/SREB/ISTE Online Learning Institute, sponsored by EdTech Leaders Online, for administrators, state policymakers, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Leinda Peterman, EDC/EdTech Leaders Online, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02458; (601) 442-7115; fax: (617) 969-1580; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.edtechleaders.org.

9-10 Leadership: Balanced Leadership Institute: Managing Change, sponsored by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, for administrators and teachers, at McREL in Denver. Contact: Sue Amosun, McREL, 4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80237; (303) 632-5588; fax: (303) 337-3005; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org/service/171.

9-12 Curriculum: International Baccalaureate North America 28th Annual Regional Conference, sponsored by International Baccalaureate, for researchers, school board members, and teachers, at the Société du Centre des Congrés de Québec in Québec City. Contact: Daniel Paccione, IBNA, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 240, New York, NY 10115; (212) 696-4464; fax: (212) 889-9242; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ibnaconference.org.

11 Leadership: Balanced Leadership Institute: Choosing the Right Focus, sponsored by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, for administrators and teachers, at McREL in Denver. Contact: Sue Amosun, McREL, 4601 DTC Blvd., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80237; (303) 632-5588; fax: (303) 337-3005; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org/service/172.

12 Community Involvement: Campus Greening Workshops, sponsored by TreePeople, for community members, parents, teacher educators, and teachers, in Wilmington, Calif. Contact: Linda Eremita, TreePeople, 12601 Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; (562) 623-4878; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.treepeople.org.

12-15 Early-Childhood Education: CAYL Institute Early Childhood Principals Conference, sponsored by The CAYL Institute, for administrators and teacher educators, at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Jessica D'Amico, The CAYL Institute, 315 Broadway, Suite 9, Cambridge, MA 02139; (617) 873-0678; fax: (617) 873-0112; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.cayl.org.

12-16 Special Education: Broadening the Horizon: Recognizing, Accepting, and Embracing Differences to Make a Better World for Individuals with Special Needs, sponsored by the International Association of Special Education, for teachers and teacher educators, at the Tryp Gran Sol and the University of Alicante in Alicante, Spain. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, International Association of Special Education, c/o University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle, #310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.iase.org.

12-17 History/Social Studies: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellowship Program, sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for teachers, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Contact: Nicole Hanna, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 314-7826; fax: (202) 314-7888; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.ushmm.org.

13-17 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, at the National Archives-Central Plains Region in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Lori Cox-Paul, National Archives-Central Plains Region, 2312 E. Bannister Road, Kansas City, MO 64131; (816) 268-8017; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

13-17 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, at the National Archives-Great Lakes Region in Chicago. Contact: Douglas Bicknese, National Archives-Great Lakes Region, 7458 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60629; (773) 948-9001; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

13-17 Professional Development: CES Small Schools Summer Institute 2009, sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for administrators, community members, parents, researchers, school board members, students, teacher educators, and teachers, at The Westin Providence in Providence, R.I. Contact: Gwenyth Shears, Coalition of Essential Schools, 1330 Broadway, Suite 600, Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 433-1912; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.essentialschools.org.

13-19 Arts Education: Teacher Institute: Crosscurrents of American Art: 18th and 19th Centuries. Session One, sponsored by The National Gallery of Art, for teachers, at The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Contact: The National Gallery of Art, 401 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20565; (202) 842-6796; e-mail: [email protected]

13-21 Professional Development: Creativity Workshop in Florence, Italy, sponsored by Creativity Workshop, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at Hotel Anglo American in Florence, Italy. Contact: Ceci Glusman, Creativity Workshop, Carmel, CA; (831) 915-5209; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.creativityworkshop.com.

14-21 History/Social Studies: Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Amanda McKee, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23188; (757) 565-8417; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.history.org.

15-19 Gifted Education: AP Annual Conference 2009, sponsored by The College Board, for administrators, counselors, teacher educators, and teachers, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Contact: Effie Agapitou, The College Board, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; (212) 373-8729; (212) 262-0946; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.collegeboard.com/apac.

16-17 Education Research: Brain Research: Learning & Applications, sponsored by Albuquerque Academy, for administrators, community members, parents, counselors, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at Albuquerque Academy in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Lisa Rhodes, Albuquerque Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87109; (505) 828-3268; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.aa.edu.

19-22 Professional Development: 5th Annual Summer Conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for administrators and teachers, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston. Contact: Leslie Miller, NSDC, 504 S. Locust St., Oxford, OH 45056; (800) 727-7288; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.nsdc.org.

19-24 Instruction: The 28th Annual International Conference on Critical Thinking, sponsored by Foundation for Critical Thinking, for administrators, school board members, teacher educators, and teachers, at DoubleTree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, Calif. Contact: Seth Tippey, Foundation for Critical Thinking, P.O. Box 220, Dillon Beach, CA 94929; (707) 878-9100; fax: (707) 878-9111; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.criticalthinking.org.

20-24 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, at the National Archives-Rocky Mountain Region in Denver. Contact: Lori Cox-Paul, National Archives-Rocky Mountain Region, P.O. Box 25307, Denver, CO 80225; (816) 268-8017; e-mail: [email protected]

20-24 Reading: Leadership Institute in Reading Apprenticeship, sponsored by WestEd, for teachers, in Oakland, Calif. Contact: Jana Bouc, WestEd; (510) 302-4245; e-mail: [email protected]

21-28 History/Social Studies: Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for administrators, teacher educators, and teachers, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Amanda McKee, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23188; (757) 565-8417; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.history.org.

25-29 Science: AAPT Summer Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers, for students, teacher educators, and teachers, in Ann Arbor, Mich. 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.

27-29 Civic Education: We the People Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teacher educators and teachers, in Victoria, Texas. Contact: Jan Miller, State Bar of Texas; (800) 204-2222; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://civiced.org.

27-31 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas. Contact: Marsha Sharp, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705; (512) 721-0195; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://archives.gov/education/primarily-teaching.

27-31 Professional Development: Creativity Workshop in Carmel, CA, sponsored by Creativity Workshop, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at Pine Inn in Carmel, Calif. Contact: Ceci Glusman, Creativity Workshop, Carmel, CA; (831) 915-5209; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.creativityworkshop.com.

27-Aug. 1 Arts Education: Teacher Institute: Crosscurrents of American Art: 18th and 19th Centuries. Session Two, sponsored by The National Gallery of Art, for teachers, at The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Contact: The National Gallery of Art, 4th and Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20565; (202) 842-6796; e-mail: [email protected]

29-Aug. 1 Reading: READ 180 National Summer Institute, sponsored by Scholastic, Inc., for administrators, reading specialists, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Scholastic Education, 524 Broadway, Eighth Floor, New York, NY 10012; (212) 965-74421; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.scholastic.com/read180institute.

August 2009

3-4 Teacher Training: Meeting Within a Meeting: American Statistical Association Workshop for K-12 Math and Science Teachers, sponsored by the American Statistical Association, for teacher educators and teachers, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Rebecca Nichols, American Statistical Association, 732 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22202; (703) 684-1221; fax: (703) 684-3768; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.amstat.org/education/mwm.

3-6 Civic Education: We the People Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, for teachers, at Montpelier in Orange, Va. Contact: Justin Rydstrom, Center for Civic Education, 1743 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20009; (202) 861-8800; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://civicsdc.blogspot.com.

3-7 History/Social Studies: Primarily Teaching: A Summer Workshop for Educators Using Historical Documents in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Archives & Records Administration, for teachers, at the National Archives-Pacific Alaska Region in Seattle. Contact: Susan Karren, National Archives-Pacific Alaska Region, 6125 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98115; (206) 336-5115; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://archives.gov/pacific-alaska/seattle/education/2009-primarily-teaching.pdf.

10-14 Reading: Leadership Institute in Reading Apprenticeship, sponsored by WestEd, for teachers, at the DoubleTree Guest Suites in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Contact: Jana Bouc, WestEd; (510) 302-4245; e-mail: [email protected]

6-14 Professional Development: Creativity Workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico, sponsored by Creativity Workshop, for administrators, community members, counselors, parents, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, students, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at the Holiday Inn Centro Historico in Oaxaca, Mexico. Contact: Ceci Glusman, Creativity Workshop, Carmel, CA; (831) 915-5209; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.creativityworkshop.com.

18-19 Education Research: The Brain, Learning and Applications, sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, for administrators, community members, counselors, reading specialists, researchers, school board members, school nurses, state policymakers, teacher educators, teachers, and technology personnel, at Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Conn. Contact: Diane Brewer, Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, P.O. Box 159, Mystic, CT 06355; (860) 572-2950; fax: (860) 415-0835; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site: http://www.caisct.org.

21-24 Science: Next Steps Institute, sponsored by the Association of Science Materials Centers, for teachers, at the Marriott Huntsville in Huntsville, Ala. Contact: Emily Stewart, Association of Science Materials Center, 2546 15th St., Denver, CO 80211; (303) 921-8141; e-mail: [email protected]

Vol. 02, Issue 02, Pages 37-40

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