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A bullet marks events that have not appeared in previous issue of Education Week.

November

  • 9-12--Personnel administrators: Annual regional conference, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Hot Springs Park Hilton in Hot Springs, Ark. Contact: NASPA, 1875 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 418, Washington, D.C. 20009-5728; (202) 265-7500; fax: (202) 797-1157.
  • 10-11--Learning disabilities: Learning and Attentional Difficulties: Understanding the Range of Normal Variation, sponsored by the Harvard Uiversity graduate school of education, for professionals in education, psychology, child development, speech and language pathology, and related fields, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Learning Disorders Conference, Programs in Professional Education, Graduate School of Education, HU, Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 495-3572 or (800) 545-1849.

10-12--Counseling: Counselors Connecting Communities, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Michigan Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Westin Hotel and Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich. Contact: John Rinke, Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48106-1610; (313) 677-5112; fax: (313) 677-5413.

  • 10-12--Education reform: Education and Race, sponsored by the Public Education Fund Network, for all national and local public education reform organizations, at the ANA Hotel in Washington, D.C. Contact: Wendy Lewis, PEFNet, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 290N, Washington, D.C. 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893; e-mail: pefnet@pefnet.org.

10-12--Professional development: Leading Change: Creating Successful Schools, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle-level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

10-12--School safety: Making Your School Safe, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle-level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Indianapolis, Ind. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

11--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Countryside, Ill. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

11--Special education: Regional institute on special education, sponsored by LRP Publications, for superintendents, teachers, state and local directors of special education and staff, principals, professors, regular and special-education instructors, at the Grosvenor Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Contact: Traci Robinson, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-0510 or (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: tlrobsn@lrp.com.

11-12--Curriculum: Connections, sponsored by the Indiana Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 and postsecondary educators, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Indianapolis, Ind. Contact: Bob Fallon, Indiana Department of Education, Office of Program Development, Room 229, State House, Indianapolis, Ind. 46204-2798; (317) 232-9102.

11-13--Counseling: Conference, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Mississippi Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Harvey Hotel in Jackson, Miss. Contact: Jo Doolittle, 1161 Rice Road, Madison, Miss. 39110; (601) 856-5921.

12--Curriculum: Integrating the Curriculum, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Charleston, S.C. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

12--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in South Bend, Ind. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

12--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in St. Louis, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

  • 12--Professional development: "Energize" conference, sponsored by Quest International, for educators, in Toledo, Ohio. Contact: Rob Weinstein, (800) 446-2700.

12--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Northbrook, Ill. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

12--Special education: Regional institute on special education, sponsored by LRP Publications, for superintendents, teachers, state and local directors of special education and staff, principals, professors, regular and special-education instructors, at the Catamaran Resort in San Diego, Calif. Contact: Traci Robinson, LRP Publications Conference Division, Suite 200, 1555 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 684-0510 or (800) 727-1227; fax: (703) 739-0489; e-mail: tlrobsn@lrp.com.

12--Vocational education: Contextural Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the New Hampshire State Council for Vocational Education, for teachers and administrators, in Merrimack, N.H. Contact: Roger D. Crim, New Hampshire State Council, (603) 225-4629.

12-13--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

13--Discipline: Effective Discipline: Getting Beyond Rewards and Punishments, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Burnsville, Minn. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Memphis, Ark. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

13--Middle schools: Team Retreat, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

13--Professional development: Standards, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers and curriculum specialists in Dallas, Texas. Registration deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

13-15--Principals: A Celebration of Leadership, sponsored by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, for principals and supervisors, at the Harrah's Marina Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: Anthony Scannella, NJPSA, 1479 Pennington Road, Trenton, N.J. 08618-2694; (609) 771-8200; fax: (609) 771-9375; e-mail: njpsa@aol.com.

13-16--Counseling: Counseling: Reaching New Heights, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Virginia Counselors Association, for counselors, at the Hotel Roanoke (Va.). Contact: D.L. (Pete) Warren, 2413 Hawthorne Road, Lynchburg, Va. 24503; (804) 544-8482 or (804) 384-1833; fax: (804) 544-8536; e-mail: pwarren516@aol.com.

13-17--Catholic education: In a New Light Dawning: Christ as Teacher/Christ as Leader, sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, for Catholic superintendents and Diocesan level administrators, at the Sunburst Resort Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: NCEA, Frank Savage, 1077 30th St. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20007-3852; (202) 337-6232; fax: (202) 333-6706.

13-17--Music education: Bridging Traditions: A Memphis Montage, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for elementary music and movement teachers, university teachers of method courses, preschool teachers, church musicians, and classroom teachers, at the Memphis (Tenn.) Cook Convention Center. Contact: Cindi Wobig, AOSA, P.O. Box 391089, Cleveland, Ohio 44139-8089; (216) 543-5366; fax: (216) 543-2687.

14--Block scheduling: Confronting the Issues and Challenges of Block Scheduling: A Conversation With Robert Lynn Canady, sponsored by the University of Virginia, for teachers, administrators, school-improvement committees, parents, board of education members, and staff-development directors, national live teleconference broadcast from Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Debbie Vermillion, P.O. Box 3697, Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 982-5397; e-mail dmv6t@virginia.edu.

14--Critical/creative thinking: Expand Your Mind, sponsored by the Hartford Critical/Creative Thinking Center, for teachers, administrators, nurses, and business professionals, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Louise E. Loomis, executive director, HCCT, P.O. Box 320188, Hartford, Conn. 06132-0188; (860) 233-8650; fax: (860) 233-8966.

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Los Angeles, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Austin, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

  • 14--Multiage classrooms: Building Your Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for grades 1-3 educators and administrators, in Billings, Mont. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.
  • 14--Multiage classrooms: How to Create a Successful Multiage Continuous Progress Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in San Jose, Calif. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

14--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

14-15--Multiple intelligences: Multiple Intelligences ... A Way for Every Child to Learn, sponsored by the New City School, for elementary school educators, at the New City School in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Nancy McIlvain, (314) 361-6411; fax: (314) 361-1499.

14-16--Counseling: Counselors: Making Life a Little Sweeter, sponsored by the American Counseling Association and the Florida Counseling Association, for counselors, at the Sheraton Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Patty McConnell, 910 Lake Brooker Court, Lutz, Fla. 33549-5000; (813) 872-5344 or (813) 948-8372; fax: (813) 949-4169 or (813) 872-5340.

14-16--Education policy: Fall forum, sponsored by the Coalition for Essential Schools and RE:LEARNING New Mexico, for teachers, parents, higher education faculty, school board members, administrators from all levels of the education system, policymakers, and business and community leaders interested or involved with Essential schooling, in Albuquerque, N.M. Registration deadline: Oct. 31. Contact: Fall Forum Information Line, (401) 863-9102.

14-16--Elementary education: Annual New England Kindergarten Conference, sponsored by Lesley College, for early-childhood administrators, teachers, day-care professionals, special educators, and subject area specialists, in Randolph, Mass., on the 14th-15th and at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass., on the 16th. Contact: Mary Mindess, Lesley College, 29 Everett St., Cambridge Mass 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8125.

14-16--Professional development: Standards, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers and curriculum specialists in Dallas, Texas. Registration deadline: Two weeks before the event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

14-16--Teachers: Awkward Conversations, sponsored by the California Council on the Education of Teachers, for K-12 and higher education teachers, at the Kona Kai Hotel in San Diego, Calif. Contact: David Wampler, CCET, 1510 Brown Drive, Davis, Calif. 95616; (916) 756-6023; e-mail: drwampler@ucdavis.edu.

14-17--Students: National meeting, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals with the National Honor Society, for NHS student members and advisers, at the Marriott City Center Hotel in Minneapolis, Minn. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: NASSP-Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston Va. 20191; (703) 860-0200, ext. 286.

  • 15--Classroom management: Successful Classroom Management, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-8 educators and administrators, in Appleton, Wis. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Diego, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Houston, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

  • 15--Multiage classrooms: Foundations for Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in Fort Worth, Texas. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.
  • 15--Multiage classrooms: Building Your Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for grades 1-3 educators and administrators, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.
  • 15--Multiage classrooms: How to Create a Successful Multiage Continuous Progress Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in Las Vegas, Nev. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

15--Professional development: High-Performance Management, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for principals and central-office personnel in Dallas, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before the event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

15--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Waterbury, Conn. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

15--School improvement: Enhancing Principals' Management Skills with Business Support, sponsored by JCPenney and the National Alliance of Business, for superintendents, district administrators, union leaders, school board members, principals, and state and local business/education coalitions, nationwide teleconference at participating JCPenney stores and other local sites. Registration deadline: Nov. 1. Contact: NAB, 1201 New York Ave., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005; (800) 787-2848; fax: (202) 289-2875; e-mail: infor@nab.com.

15-16--Professional development: Learning Styles Center Conference: Honoring Diversity IX, sponsored by George Mason University and Fairfax (Va.) County public schools, for teachers, educators, parents, administrators, and students interested in learning styles, teaching strategies, and the latest in brain research, at the University in Fairfax, Va. Contact: Linda N. Clark at Flint Hill Elementary School, (703) 242-6100, or Barbara Given at the GMU Education Services Counseling (703) 993-2053; e-mail: lclark@pen.k12.va.us or bgiven@osf1.gmu.edu.

15-16--Professional development: The High/Scope Problem-Solving Approach, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Gavin Haque, High/Scope, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-2000; fax: (313) 485-0704.

15-16--Professional development: The High/Scope Child Observation Record, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Palos Hills, Ill. Contact: Gavin Haque, High/Scope, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Mich. 48198-2898; (313) 485-2000; fax: (313) 485-0704.

  • 15-17--Children's health: Annual conference, sponsored by the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, for parents, educators, administrators, and mental health professionals, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Paul Cazzolla, (703) 684-7710.

16--Global education: Global Education Workshops for teachers on world cities, sponsored by the University of Michigan International Institute, for K-12 and community college teachers, teachers-in-training, librarians, and curriculum specialists, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Registration deadlines: One month before the date of each workshop. Contact: Donna Parmelee, c/o Center for Russian and East European Studies, U of M, 204 Lane Hall, 204 S. State St., Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109-1290; (313) 764-0351; fax: (313) 763-4765; e-mail: crees@umich.edu.

16--Education therapy: Principles of Educational Therapy, sponsored by University of California Los Angeles Extension, for those interested in training to become educational therapists, at UCLA. Contact: Mervat Fam, UCLA Education Extension, 10995 LeConte Ave., Suite 639, Los Angeles, Calif. 90024; (310) 825-2960; fax: (310) 206-7878; e-mail: mfam@unex.ucla.edu.

16--Professional development: High-Performance Management, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for principals and central-office personnel, in Dallas, Texas. Registration deadline: Two weeks before the event. Contact: Alliance Staff Assistant, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: nareinfo@ncee.org.

17-18--Middle schools: Unified Arts, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

17-19--Professional development: Middle-Level Specials: Discipline, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle-level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

17-19--Professional development: Understanding and Implementing Breaking Ranks, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle-level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

17-19--Professional development: Shared Decisionmaking: The Art of Practical Site-Based Management, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for high school and middle-level principals, assistant principals, and school administrators, in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact: Kristine Rzewnicki, NASSP, Office of Convention, Meetings, and Travel Services, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, Va. 22091; (703) 860-7238; fax: (703) 476-5432; e-mail: profed@nassp.org.

17-19--Technology: Conference, sponsored by the California Industrial and Technology Education Association, for teachers, administrators, and counselors in industrial-technology education, tech prep, curriculum integration, and exploring technologies, at the South Lake Tahoe (Calif.) Embassy Suites Hotel. Contact: Dani Rush, CITEA, P.O. Box 191017, Sacremento, Calif. 95819-1017; (916) 362-0660; fax: (916) 362-6440.

17-20--Special education: Accountability in a World Class-Education System for Individuals with Disabilities, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, for state directors of special-education for each state and federal jurisdiction, persons primarily responsible for the administration of statewide special education programs and services, policymakers, and program implementors, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, La. Contact: Joan Nelson, NASDE, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 519-3800; TDD: (703) 519-7008; fax: (703) 519-3808; e-mail: specialed@nasdse.org.

18--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Stockton, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18--Curriculum: Designing Project-Centered Curricula to Meet Performance Objectives, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for teachers, administrators, superintendents, curricular department heads, college professors, and student interns, at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester. Contact: Pat Wallace, South Meadow School, 108 Hancock Road, Peterborough, N.H. 03458; (603) 924-7105; fax: (603) 924-2064.

  • 18--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Richmond, Va. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Irving, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in San Jose, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

  • 18--Multiage classrooms: Foundations for Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-3 educators and administrators, in Houston, Texas. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.
  • 18--Multiage classrooms: Building Your Successful Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for grades 1-3 educators and administrators, in Fargo, N.D. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

18--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Miami, Fla. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18--Violence prevention: Strategies for Classroom Intervention With Children Who Have Witnessed Violence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Brockton, Mass. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18-19--Assessment: Assessment Reform: The Vision and the Tools, sponsored by the Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, for educators and administrators, at the Regal Harvest House, Boulder, Colo. Registration deadline: Oct. 11. Contact: CLASS, 648 The Great Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540; (609) 252-1211; fax: (609) 252-1268.

18-19--Conflict resolution: Conflict Resolution, K-12, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for teachers, administrators, counselors, and educators who work with students in grades K-12, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

18-19--Teachers: Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in St. Louis, Mo. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

18-20--At-risk youths: Alternative schools conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center and West Georgia College, for principals, teachers, and counselors who want to obtain information on how to start or improve their alternative school, at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 205 Martin St., Clemson, S.C. 29634-5111; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu.

18-20--Land-grant colleges: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, for top administrative officials of member universities, at the Sheraton San Diego (Calif.) Hotel and Marina. Contact: NASULGC, Martha Henebry, One Dupont Circle N.W., Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 778-0850; fax: (202) 296-6456; e-mail: henebrym@nasulgc.nche.edu.

  • 18-20--Personnel administrators: Annual regional conference, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for personnel administrators, at the Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel in Springfield, Mass. Contact: NASPA, 1875 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 418, Washington, D.C. 20009-5728; (202) 265-7500; fax: (202) 797-1157.

19--Classroom management: Dealing with Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Los Angeles, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

  • 19--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Columbia, S.C. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Sacramento, Calif. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19--Mathematics: Using Mathematical Manipulatives, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Rochester, N.Y. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Amarillo, Texas. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19--Reading: Reading with Bill Halloran, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Mobile, Ala. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

19--Superintendents: Challenges of Women in the Superintendency, sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders (Massachusetts affiliate) and Wellesley College Club, for women teachers, administrators, and other educators, at Wellesley (Mass.) College. Contact: Janet Ferone, NECEL/MA, 44 Pearl St., Boston, Mass. 02125; (617) 282-6143; e-mail: jferone@idea.uml.edu.

19-20--Professional development: The Learner-Centered School, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators, and interested administrators, at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Registration deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC-Rhodes Tower 901, CSU, Euclid at East 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422.

19-23--Education partnerships: Children at the Center: Partnerships Linking Education, Community, and Economic Development, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for partnership directors, educators, volunteers, and public policymakers, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Patricia Monkres, NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, Va. 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: napehq@napehq.org.

20--Assessment: Standardized Testing and Performance Assessment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Rockford, Ill. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Conflict resolution: Teaching Conflict Resolution Through Children's Literature, sponsored by Educators for Social Responsibility, for elementary school educators who are already teaching conflict resolution and wish to reinforce and extend children's skills, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Libby Cowles, ESR, 23 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (800) 370-2515; fax: (617) 864-5164.

  • 20--Discipline: Discipline in the Classroom, sponsored by the National Education Institute, for K-6 educators and administrators, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: NEI, (715) 831-0898.
  • 20--Education reform: Making Schools of the Next Century Work for Childern: Creating the Vision, Telling the Stories, Keeping It Going, sponsored by the Connecticut Center for School Change and the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, for teachers, administrators, parents, community and business leaders, and all others interested in education reform, at the Marriott Hotel in Farmington, Conn. Registration deadline is Oct. 25. Contact: CCSC, (860) 568-2340; e-mail: ccsc@ntplx.net.

20--Learning and study skills: Seminar, sponsored by hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for principals, curriculum directors, and teachers, in Princeton, N.J. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Ester Davenport, hm Study Skills, P.O. Box 95010, Newton, Mass. 02195; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

20--Middle schools: Language Arts at the Middle Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian L. Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, Mass. 01983-1223; (508) 887-6263; fax: (508) 887-6504.

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

20--Religion and schools: Religion in the Public Schools: Guidelines for Growing and Changing, sponsored by Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education, for administrators, teachers, school board members, clergy, and parents, at the Huntington (N.Y.) Hilton Hotel. Contact: SCOPE, Phyllis Connolly, 810 Meadow Road, P.O. Box 604, Smithtown, N.Y. 11787; (516) 360-0800; fax: (516)360-0356.

20--Title I: Converting Title I Funds to Schoolwide Use, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for teachers and administrators, in Scranton, Pa. Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDK, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org.

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