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September 2006

e-Learning Instructional Design Conference 2006
October 10-13, 2006
Hyatt Regency Airport
San Francisco

This year, the e-Learning Instructional Design Conference has been incorporated into DevLearn 2006 so attendees can attend both expos at once. Discover the latest tools, technologies, strategies, and best practices for designing, developing, and managing state-of-the-art e-learning. The conference focuses on the interests and needs of intermediate and advanced e-learning professionals. http://www.elearningguild.com/


2006 Virtual School Symposium
Next Generation Education: Redesign Powered by Online Learning

November 5-7, 2006
Marriott at Legacy Town Center
Dallas

North American Council of Online Learning provides the Virtual School Symposium (VSS) for teachers, administrators, and policymakers representing online learning programs in K-12. The VSS delivers online learning trends, professional development, research, networking opportunities, and solutions for offering online learning to all K-12 students. www.nacol.org/events/vss

NSBA's 20th Annual T+L Conference
Educate, Innovate, Celebrate
November 8-10, 2006

Convention Center
Dallas

More than 2,000 technology directors and coordinators, superintendents, assistant superintendents, school board members, curriculum developers, principals, and all other administrative leaders are expected to attend this conference. The programming strands will address the spectrum of technology planning and management needs as well as focus on technology implementation. The keynote speakers include Ray Kurzweil, visionary technologist and educator, Professor James Paul Gee, and Clyde Prestowitz, an expert on global change and economic policy.
www.nsba.org/T+L


California Library Association's 108th Annual Conference
Raise Our Voice
November 11-13, 2006

Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento

This premier conference will offer dozens of workshops for library staff and supporters in California. Former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins will open the conference. Other notable speakers include activist Nancy Amedei and novelist Anchee Min.  www.cla-net.org


National Career Academy Coalition 10th Annual Professional Development Conference
November 11-14, 2006
Westin St. Francis
Union Square, San Francisco

Teachers, administrators, and business partners should attend this 10th anniversary conference. Experience the convergence of education's most potent ideas and powerful networks. Meet the authors of the National Standards for Career Academies and learn how to connect your school to those standards.  http://www.ncacinc.net/

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