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Conference: ACSD 2007 Summer Conference on Differentiating Instruction
When: June 30-July 2, 2007
Where: Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City
What: This conference gives you a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of differentiation. Learn from Carol Ann Tomlinson, the leading authority on the subject, and from dozens of other expert presenters.
While You Are There: Check out the home of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The organ contains 11,623 pipes, and the building was constructed so that you can hear a pin drop at the front of the building while standing in the back.
Conference: 111th Annual National PTA Convention and Exhibition
When: June 28-July 1, 2007
Where: Cervantes Convention Center, St. Louis
What: PTA is the largest and oldest child advocacy organization in the United States. Discover how to increase membership, hone leadership skills, and find no-hassle fundraising ideas.
While You Are There: The Missouri Historical Society presents “The 1904 World’s Fair: Looking Back at Looking Forward” exhibit. Experience the splendor of the fair with artifacts, music, and much more.
Conference: Institute for Staff Development
When: July 18-21, 2007
Where: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.
What: The National Academy Foundation, the largest developer of career-themed public and private high school programs in the country, hosts its professional development conference.
While You Are There: Take a trip to the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives. This landmark 1872 building graduated the first high school class for African Americans in 1877.
Conference: AASA 2007 Summer Leadership Institute
When: July 19-22, 2007
Where: Marriott Minneapolis City Center, Minneapolis
What: Hear captivating speakers on the topics of leadership, personal and professional growth, integration of technology in education advocacy and public policy, and more.
While You Are There: Take in Neil Simon’s play Fools in which a teacher discovers the village is under a curse of profound stupidity and all the residents are idiots at Theatre in the Round.