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					                                                   ISSA calendar of events: Aug 2006 - Dec 2007
                                                                          unity-based                                                                                                                             Board & Council
            Quality in Early        Education for      Disability/Inclusi Education                                                                                   Other program   International Events &      Events; Internal
Month       Education Program       Social Justice     on Program         Program        Reading Corner   NGO Development TACIS Russia            EIDHR CA            events          Conferences                 Deadlines
            Presentation at the
            EECERA Conference
            in Iceland, Aug 30-                                                                           1st Task Force
            Sept 2, Regina,                                                                               meeting - Aug 10-
August      Tatjana and Vaclav                                                                            11, Budapest
            Reliability training    development event
            Buenos Aires and        of the core trainers,
            Misiones (Dawn): Aug    Sept 25-29,
September   28-Sep 8                Sarajevo, B&H
            Presentation at the
            Comenius Quality in
            School Cionference in
            Osnabruek, Germany
            (Tatjana Vonta): Sept
            Reliability training
            Tajikistan (Vaclav):
            Sept 21-29

                                   ESJ Adult 2nd
                                   training, Oct 2-4,
            Reliability training   Kosovo (Peter                                                                              Partner meeting                                         ISSA’s 8th Annual           Board Meeting,
            Georgia (Tatjana): Oct Repisky & Nancy                                                                            St. Petersburg,                                         Conference in Bratislava,   October 24th
October     2-6.                   Jean Smith)                                                                                Oct. 6-9                                                Slovakia, Oct. 26 -28, 2006 Bratislava, Slovakia
            Reliability training                                                                                                                                                                                  Council Meeting,
            Azerbaijan (Regina):                                                                                              Newsletter, 2nd                                                                     October 25th,
            Oct 2-6.                                                                                                          issue                                                                               Bratislava, Slovakia

            Certification/QEEI                                                                                                                                                                                    Global Leaders
            coordinator meeting                                                                                               Regional officials 2nd ToT ESJ, Nov.                    Oct 30-Nov 1 Consultative   applications are to be
            CA, Almaty (Vaclav):                                                                                              roundtable -       6-9, 2006,Bishkek,                   Group Meeting, New York     sent to Program
November    Nov 13-15                                                                                                         Moscow region      Kyrgyzstan                           (Liana and Sarah)           Committees: Nov 20

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Global Leaders pre-
                                                                                                                              NVO/Parents                                                                         selected applications
                                                                                                                              roundtable -                                                                        are to be sent to
                                                                                                                              Novgorod region                                                                     ISSA: Nov 27
                                                                                                                              3rd regional team
                                                                                                                              meeting -
                                                                                                                              Moscow region

                                    ESJ Coordinating
                                    committee meeting,
                                    Dec 7, Budapest
            QEEI Regional           (Peter Repsiky,                                                                                                                                                               Send the list of
            meeting in Skopje,      Dawn Tankersley,                                                                                                                                                              selected Global
            Macedonia, Dec. 3-5     Zorica Trikic, Eva                                                                                                                                                            Leaders Participants
December    (Tatjana, Dawn, Aija)   Izsak)                                                                                                                                                                        to WF: Dec 1
            coordinator meeting       ESJ Adult ToT,                                                                                                                                               Board
            for CEE in Moldova        Dec 15-18, Kosovo                                                                                                                                            Teleconference Dec
            (Vaclav, Dawn, Liana,     (Peter Repisky &                                                                                                                                             5, 14,00 Budapest
            Aija), Dec.11-12          Nancy Jean Smith)                                                                                                                                            time
                                                                                                                                                                                                   December 18 -
                                                                                                                                                                                                   deadline to send
                                                                                                                                                                                                   revisions to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Council Meeting

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Data Collection Task
                                                                                                                                                15-18 Jan - Aija                                   Force meeting,
            NEE reliability meeting                                                                                                             and Maria Kovacs                                   January 11th and
            (participants invited     Educating for                                                                                             from RWCT go on                                    12th, London (Sarah,
            from CA teams) Jan        Diversity training,                                                                                       a preparatory visit                                Liana, Cornelia,
            21-24; Revision of        Mongolia (Peter                         Jan 10: O version of National team                                to Pakistan to plan                                Rada, Tania, Natalia,
            standards Jan 25-27,      Repisky & Shelley                       the NGO standards meeting, Kaluga,                                cooperation with                                   RAND
     Jan-07 Riga                      de Fosset)                              ready                Moscow region                                CRI Pakistan                                       representative)
            28 Jan Meeting for
            Program Manager,
            Regional Anchors,                                                                                                                   Jan 22-24, Liana
            Stephanie Olmore,                                                                                                                   and Sarah visit the
            Stacie Goffin for                                                                                                                   SbS NGO in
            revision                                                                                                                            Romania

                                                                              Febr 16: Test                             Educating for                                   DECET Partner Meeting,     ISSA Board of
            Reliability training                                              version of the        Regional teams      Diversity, Tajikistan                           Birmingham, UK, 1-3        Directors Meeting 14-
February    Armenia ?                                                         standards ready       meetings            (Zorica Trikic)                                 February 2007 (Zorica)     18 Feb, Istanbul

                                                                                                                                                Training in Ukraine:
                                                                                                                                                IBPP project "Parents
                                                                                                                                                as Partners in
                                                                                                                                                Advocacy for
                                                                                                                                                                        CECDE Conference,
                                                                                                    Publishing of the                           Inclusive Education:    February 8-10, Dublin,
                                                                                                    book " You are                              Creating Community      Ireland (Vaclav & Dawn will Febr 19, submission
                                                                                                    not alone" (Febr-                           Parent Resource         present)                    of absracts (2007
                                                                                                    March)                                      Centres (CPRC)"        EECERA conf.)

                                                                                                                       Educating for
                                                                                                                       Kyrgyzstan,                                                                 March 22-24,
                                                                              March 6-8: pilot visit Publishing of the Kazakhstan (Peter                                                           EECERA scientific
March                                                                         to Serbia              Final evaluation Repisky)                                                                     committee meeting
            Piloting of revisions                                             March 19-21: pilot
            (spring)                                                          visit in Hungary
                                                            Meeting for
                                                            planning and
                                                            event (March or   March 29-31: pilot
                                                            April)            visit in Azerbaijan
                                                           April 6: deadline for
                                    ESJ Ad ToT for         evaluating                                                         Conference on Education
                                    older countries        outcomes of the        Preparation of                              Reform to Support Roma          April 23-25, EECERA
            Piloting of revisions   April 26 - 29,         piloting and revise    Final reports (Apr-                         Inclusion, Budapest, April 2-   standing committee
April       (spring)                Belgrade, Serbia       the standards          May)                                        3                               meeting
                                                                                  Final Conference -                          AMEI-WAECE conf., Spain,
                                                                                  International                               April, 20-22, Dawn & Zorica
                                                           April 16-17: 2nd       Policy and                                  ?
                                                           Task Force meeting Practice Briefing -                             www.conferenceonearlychil
                                                           (finalize standards) - April 23 - 26,                              dhoodeducationforpeace.or       1st issue of the ISSA
                                                           Budapest               Odintsovo                                   g                               newsletter

                                                                                                                          Word Forum 2007, Kuala
                                                                                                                          Lumpur, Malaysia, May 15-
                                                                                                                          18. Training for Global
                                                                                                                          Leaders Project (Natalia,
                                                                                                                          Ulviya, Peter, Zorica, Eva
                                                                                                                          K., Vaclav, Tatyana,                May 25, Formal
                                                                                                        Trainer Standards Regina, Liana, Nazar)               confirmation of
                                                                                   IBPP Closing         meeting, May 4-6, www.WorldForumFoundatio             acceptance of papers
May                                                                                Conference           Budapest, Hungary                               (2007 EECERA)
                                    ESJ professional
                                    development event,
                                    May 31 - June 2,
                                    Skopje, Macedonia

                                                                                                        June 16-24 - Cross                                    June 1, Final date to
                                                                                                        Program               Teacher Education for           pay reduced fee & for
                                                                                                        Committees            Responding to Student           cancellation with full
                                                                                                        Meeting,              Diversity, June 14-16, Malta    refund (2007
June                                                                                                    Montenegro           EECERA)


                                    2nd Language
                                    Learning training,                                                                        ISSA Annual Conf / 17th
                                    Mongolia (Peter                                                                           EECERA Annual
                                    Repisky & Shelley                                                                         Conference (Aug 29-Sept         Council Members
August                              de Fosset)                                                                                1), Prague                      Meeting 29 August

                                                                                                        Working group on
                                                                                                        developing training   WCCES XIII World
                                    ESJ Ad Regional        NGO Advisory                                 modules (supported    Congress, Sept 3-7, 2007,
            QEEP working group      training, module 1,    Group meeting,                               by WB), Sept 21-      Sarajevo, B&H
            meeting, Sept 16-18,    Sept 20-22, Vilnius,   Sept 24-25,                                  22, Bulgaria (Aija;
September   Vilnius, Lithuania      Lithuania              Budapest, Hungary                            Tuna)                 (Dawn)
                                    Mentoring visit to
                                    Kosovo (Peter                                                                                                             ISSA Board meeting,
                                    Repisky)                                                                                                                  2 September
                                                                                                                     Launch of Step by      DECET Conference
                                    ESJ Adult modul 2                                                                Step Program           "Foundations for Equal
                                    co-trainer and                                                                   Foundation's Matra     Opportunities for all in early
                                    mentoring, Kosovo,                                            Mentoring visits   project, Oct 11-12,    childhood", Oct 17-20,
           QEEP training            October 5-7 (Peter                                            (Peter Repisky,    Bulgaria (Liana        Brussels, Belgium (Aija        2nd issue of the
October    Uzbekistan               Repisky)                                                      Zorica Trikic)     Ghent);                Tuna)                          newsletter
                                                                                                                                            Conference "Quality and
                                                                                                                                            Equality in Education: 10     October 22-23 -
                                    ESJ Classroom,                                                                   SbS training           years of Step by Step in      National holiday in
                                    Kosovo, Oct 8-10                                                                 Dominican              Latvia", Oct 24-26, Riga,     Hungary, ISSA office
                                    (Peter Repisky)                                                                  Republic (Dawn)        Latvia (Aija Tuna)            closed

                                                                                                                                            Consultative Group
                                                                                                                                            meeting, Oct 14-19, Chile
                                                                                                                                            (Liana Ghent)

                                                                                                                                            International Fundraising  23-26 Oct Ken
                                                                                                                                            Conference, Oct 22-26, The Phillips visits NSD in
                                                                                                                                            Netherlands (Liana Ghent) Slovakia
                                                          Seminar on
                                                          Policy toward
                                    ESJ Ad training in    Inclusion:                                                 UNICEF/OSI/ISSA
            Meetings with           Russian for           Collaboration with                                         Study Tour to UK,
           partners and working     CA/Mongolia in        Special                                                    5– 9 Nov, (Aija
           on the Standard          Kyrgyzstan,           Educators”                                                 Tuna, Dawn T.),   2007 NAEYC Annual                  Nov 1-2, ISSA
           revision in the US, 14   module 1 (Zorica      Lithuania                                                  representatives   Conference & Expo, Nov 7-          Strategic Planning
           – 20 Nov. Aija T.,       Trikic, Peter         (November 29-                                              from 4 countries  10, Chicago, Illinois (Liana       Committee meeting,
November   Dawn T.                  Repisky) Nov 6-8      30)                                                                          Ghent)                             Budapest, Hungary
                                                                                                                     USSF (Ukraine)
                                                                                                                     provide training for
                                    ESJ Ad Regional                                                                  Belarusian
                                    training, module 2,                                                              educators within
                                    Istanbul, Turkey,                                                                EIDHR project
                                    Nov 22-24                                                                        November 5-7
                                                                                                                     Meeting with
                                                                                                                     Robert Pianta and
                                                                                                                     staff of Center for
                                                                                                                     Advanced Study of
                                                                                                                     Teaching and
                                                                                                                     Nov 15, Meeting
                                                                                                                     with Teaching
                                                                                                                     Washington DC
                                                                                                                     (Liana, Aija, Dawn)

                                                                               ISSA/OSI Parent
                                                                               Education and
           QEEP NGO directors                                                  based EDC                                                                                  3rd issue of the ISSA
           and national                                                        Program                                                                                    newsletter
           coordinators meeting,                                               meeting in                                                                                 (abbreviated version
           Belgrade, Serbia, Dec                                               Belgrade, Serbia                                                                           sent along with
December   6-8                                                                 Dec 3-5                                                                                    Holiday Greetings)
December 22-
January 1 - ISSA
office closed
                        ISSA calendar of events: Jan 2008 - Dec 2008
                                                                                                                          Board &
           Quality in                                Parents/Comm                                                         Council
           Early                        Disability/I unity-based                          Other   International           Events;
           Education     Education for nclusion Education         Reading   NGO           program Events &                Internal
Month      Program       Social Justice Program Program           Corner    Development   events  Conferences             Deadlines

                         22-24 Jan ESJ                                                             January 29-
                         Ad training in                                                            February 1,
                         Russian for CA                                                            DECET meeting,
                         in Kyrgyzstan,                                                            Paris, France (Aija,
Jan-08                   module 2                                                                  Zorica Trikic)

                                                                                                   February 24-26,
                                                                                                   conference on
                                                                                                   education:             26 February,
                                                                                                   from Policy            meeting of the
                                                                                                   Dialogue to            ISSA Board
                                                                                                   Collaborative          representativies
                                                                                                   Action, Riga, Latvia   and OSI
February                                                                                           (Aija)                 colleagues

                                                                                                   2nd International
                                                                                                   conference on
                                                                                                   Early Childhood
                                                                                                   Education (CITO),      8-10 March,
                                                                                                   March 6-7, 2008,       Strategic
                         12-15 March,                                                              Arnheim, The           Planning
                         ESJ ToT,                                                                  Netherlands (Aija,     Meeting,
March                    Istanbul, Turkey                                                          Dragana Coruga)        Istanbul
        16-19 March 2008,
        Aflatoun Campaign
        Launch and
        Conference, The

        21-22 April,
        conference on
        employment in care
        work with young
        children", Brussels,
April   Belgium
        April 21-22,
        Consultant Group
        Regional Planning
        Amsterdam, The
        24-27 April,
        EECERA 2008
        Stavanger, Norway
                     May 13 - 15,
                     Colloquium on
                     Education from
                     early childhood
                     curiosity to
       Training of   early school
       Trainers      leaving, Brussels,
May    event         Belgium
                     29-31 May,
                     Foundation Centre
                     Istanbul, Turkey

                                          20 June Board
June                                      Meeting

                                          21-22 June
                                          Council Meeting
                                          23 June
                                          for Council
                                          Board Meeting

            meeting, late
August      August

                            3 - 6 September
                            2008, 18th
                            EECERA Annual
                            Conference -
                            Reconsidering the
                            Basics in Early
September                   Stavanger, Norway

                            9th Annual ISSA
                            Conference, Oct 9-
                            12, Budapest,      8 October
October                     Hungary            Board Meeting
                                               9 October
                                               Council Meeting
                            13-15 Oct Annual
                            Meeting of the
                            Group, Budapest


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