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August 2007

Conference: ASBO International’s 93rd Annual Meeting & Exhibits
October 12–15, 2007
Metro Toronto Convention Centre,
Toronto

Description: The Association of School Business Officials International is a professional association that promotes the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources. http://www.asbointl.org

While You Are There: Bring your sneakers and participate in the 13th annual Toronto Marathon.
http://www.torontomarathon.com

Conference: T+L Conference October 17–19, 2007
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville

Description: Presented by the National School Boards Association, this conference welcomes technology directors,school board members, district administrators,principals,and lead teachers. Topics include professional development, one-to-one initiatives, 21st-century skills, using data to improve student achievement and open source initiatives. http://nsba.org/t+l

While You Are There: Stick around an extra day to see country legend Ronnie Milsap perform at the Grand Ole Opry. http://www.opry.com

Conference:
American Association of School Administrators Women in School Leadership Forum
November 8–11, 2007 Westin Magnificent Mile, Chicago

Description: Like last year’s AASA conference, the 2007 program covers a multitude of career-boosting topics,including life balance,board evaluations, speed networking, the implications of change in public education, student achievement,health and wellness, child development programs,ethics,minority achievement, and leadership. www.aasa.org
While You Are There:
Take a tour of the Chicago Theatre, including the grand lobby areas, majestic auditorium, and backstage space(when possible). http://www.thechicagotheatre.com/about_tour.htm

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