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CUE 2007 Annual Conference
March 1–3, 2007
Palm Springs, California
Description: The oldest ed-tech show in California and one of the largest in the U.S. brings together thousands of teachers, administrators, students, and parents. Choose from more than 200 sessions, and see the latest in ed-tech resources.
While You are There: Go see contortionists, acrobats, and aerialists at Cirque Dreams: The Journey Continues!, playing at the Palm Springs Pavilion Theatre.
ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show 2007
March 17–19, 2007
Anaheim Convention Center
Description: The 62nd-annual conference, “Valuing the Whole Child: Embracing a Global Vision,” hosts more than 12,000 key decision-makers from across the education spectrum—and from around the world—making this one of the largest meetings in education.
While You are There: Rediscover the joys of childhood, or at least remind yourself why you entered a career working with children, and visit Disneyland.
NAESP 86th Annual Convention & Exposition
March 29–April 2, 2007
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Description: Designed for elementary- and middle-level principals, this year’s conference, “Soaring to New Heights,” will feature speakers Marion Wright Edelman, Jonathan Kozol, Erin Gruwell, and others. Attend educational sessions and interactive workshops, and gather advice from veteran administrators.
While You are There: Find out why this city is called the nation’s best gathering place by observing it from 605 feet in the air. Tour the Space Needle’s observation deck or dine in the flying-saucer-shaped restaurant.
67th NSBA Annual Conference and Exposition
April 14–17, 2007
Description: Experience the latest tools and strategies for raising student achievement at this conference, “Ideas, Inspiration & Insight.” Get fresh perspectives from applicable sessions and workshops, and network with colleagues from districts across the nation.
While You are There: Take in the 40th Annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival. Enjoy performances, crafts, food, martial arts, and exhibitions.