2008 Nancy Atwell- "Lessons that Change Writers" October 17, Willowbrook,Il
National Middle School Association - This year it will be held in Denver October 30-November1. Keynote speakers are Jim Collins (author ofGood to Great) Marlee Matlin, and Alan November

National Council of Teachers of English -" Because Shift Happens: Teaching in the 21st Century". San Antonio , Texas, November 20-23.

ISACS - " Learning: the Power of Community". St. Paul, Minnesota, November 6-7.


llinois Computing Educators- "Connecting to the World of Tomorrow' - February 24-27
Pheasant Run Conference Center, St. Charles, Illinois
National Association of Independent Schools - "Schools of the Future; Sailing the Winds of Change" - February 25-27, Chicago,Il
Illinois Reading Council - " Reading! Engage! Ignite! Excite!" - March 19-21, Springfield,Il
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - "Equity: All Means All" - April 22-25 Washington, D.C.