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OCTOBER

19--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cleveland. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

19--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Odessa, Texas, and Oklahoma City. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

19-21--Curriculum and assessment: Connecting Curriculum and Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for pre-K through college educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (800) 933-2723; (703) 578-9600; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

19-21--Improving schools: Schools, Equity, Quality, Together Connecting the Dots, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for principals, teachers, superintendents, state and local education officials, program managers, grant administrators, community-based educational organizations, and department of education grantees, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Conference information: (800) 203-5494; Web site: www.ncbe.gwu.edu/iasconferences.

19-24--Partnerships: The Power of Partnerships: Linking Education to the 21st Century, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for educators and business and community leaders, at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: napehq@napehq.org.

20--Brain research: Brain Research/Emotional Intelligence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Peabody, Mass. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

20--Inclusion: Workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades 1-8, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

20--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for administrators and teachers, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

20--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Albany, Ga.; Muskogee, Okla.; and Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

21--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in St. Louis, Mo. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

21--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Deltal Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Mesa, Ariz.; Richmond, Va.; and Watertown, N.Y. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

21-24--Experiential education: Redefining Learning in the New Millenium, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for K-12 and higher education faculty, program directors, and administrators, at the Omni Waterfront Hotel in Norfolk, Va. Contact: Lisa Rhoades, NSEE, 3509 Haworth Drive, Suite 207, Raleigh, NC 27609-7229; (919) 787-3263 ext. 24; fax: (919) 787-3381; e-mail: rhoades@netstart.net; Web site: www.nsee.org.

21-24--Learning disabilities: How Children Learn: The Changing Landscape, sponsored by Educational Records Bureau, for public and private school superintendents, principals, curriculum directors, early childhood educators, math, reading and science teachers, admission directors, and testing professionals, at the Crown Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Anne Rosenfeld and Kelly Williams, Public Information Resources Inc., 1895 Centre St., Suite 2, Boston, MA 02132; (617) 469-6789; fax: (617) 469-3077; e-mail: apiri@aol.com; Web site: www.edupr.com.

22--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Brockton, Mass.; Charlottesville, Va.; and Louisville, Ky. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

22--Science and math: Effective practices seminar, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Route 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu.

*22-23--Entrepreneurial education: Teacher training sessions, sponsored by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, for teachers, in San Francisco. Contact: C.J. Meenan, NFTE; (650) 286-7351.

*22-23--Special education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Mainstream Center at Clarke--School for the Deaf/Center for Oral Education, for educators, in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Claire Troiano; (413) 582-1121 V/TTY; e-mail: ctroiano@sophia.smith.edu; Web site: www.clarkeschool.org.

22-24--Character education: Character Education: Connecting the Pieces, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, for educators and administrators, at the Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver. Contact: CEP, 918 16th St. N.W., Suite 501, Washington, DC 20006; (800) 988-8081; (202) 296-7743; fax: (202) 296-7779.

22-24--Religious education: Our Hearts Speak One Language, sponsored by the National Association of Episcopal Schools, for Episcopal school heads, chaplains, senior administrators, teachers, board chairs, trustees, parish rectors, vestry members, and bishops, at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Miami. Contact: Chris Sharkey, Biennial Program Coordinator, 1061 S.W. 67th Terrace, Plantation, FL 33317; (954) 583-6005.

23--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bangor, Maine; Boise, Idaho; and Harrisonburg, Va. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

23--Science: Hands-On Science, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Englewood, Ohio. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

23--Student performance: The Challenge of School Change, sponsored by the Santa Clara County (Calif.) Office of Education and Administrative Alliance Seminars, for K-12 administrators, teachers, mentors, management personnel, and district teams, in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: Sheila Lopez, (408) 453-6504; fax: (408) 453-6888.

23-24--Gifted students: Opportunities and Options: Making Responsible Choices for Gifted Children, sponsored by the Roeper Review, Washtenaw Intermediate school districts, and the Michigan Alliance for Gifted Children, for teachers, gifted program directors and coordinators, parents, and psychologists, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Contact: The Roeper Review Conference, PO Box 329, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303; (248) 203-7321; e-mail: ruthan@aol.com.

23-24--Gifted students: Developing America's Talent: A New England Response, sponsored by the State Advocacy Organizations and the Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont departments of education, for parents, educators, administrators, advocates, legislators, psychologists, and others interested in supporting gifted and talented education, at the Nashua Marriott Hotel in Nashua, N.H. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Joyce Kenne, 7 Tanglewood Way, Amherst, NH 03031; (603) 673-5299; fax: (603) 672-7671; e-mail:jjkenne@aol.com.

23-24--Literature: Hemingway and Beyond, sponsored by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English Inc., for high school English teachers, at the Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Ill. Contact: Joan Maiden, 208 English Bldg, 608 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL 61801; (217) 333-2391; fax: (217) 333-4321; e-mail: maiden@uiuc.edu.

23-24--Math: Mathematics Education: Living the Challenge Canadian Regional Conference, sponsored by the Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers' Association, for math teachers, mathematicians, and education administrators, in Calgary, Alberta. Registration deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 304-7709; fax: (703) 476-2970; fax-on-demand: (800) 220-8483; e-mail: regconf@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

*23-24--Professional development: Annual state convention, sponsored by the Maryland State Teachers Association and the National Education Association, for teachers and administrators, in Ocean City, Md. Contact: MSTA, c/o D. Lawrence Planners LLC, 1125 Atlantic Ave., Suite 634, Atlantic City, NJ 08401; (609) 344-1333; fax: (609) 348-4433.

*23-24--Entrepreneurial education: Teacher training sessions, sponsored by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, for teachers, in New York City. Contact: Dana Zedd, NFTE; (800) FOR-NFTE or (212) 232-3333; fax: (212) 232-2244.

23-25--Curriculum and assessment: Curriculum Development and Assessment, sponsored by the Educational Theatre Association, for theater educators, at the Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, Utah. Contact: Jeffrey Leptak-Moreau, ETA, 3368 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45225; (513) 559-1996; fax: (513) 559-0012; e-mail: eta-its@one.net .

23-25--Foreign-language teachers: Focus on the Future: New Standards, New Strategies, sponsored by the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for foreign language teachers, at the Concord Hotel in Kiamesha Lake, N.Y. Contact: Marie Guillet, Chairperson, 65 Brookside Court, Copiague, NY 11726; (516) 842-0462; e-mail: mariegee@aol.com .

*23-25--Technology: Camden Technology Conference '98, sponsored by Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe and John Sculley, chairman of Live Picture Inc., for educators and administrators, in Camden, Maine. Contact: Camden Conference; (877) 223-9752 or (207) 230-2425; Web site: www.camcon.org.

*24--Substitute teachers: One-day conference, sponsored by the National Conference for Substitute Teachers Inc., for substitute teachers and those interested in obtaining such work, at the Chesterfield County Central Library in Chesterfield, Va. Contact: NCST, PO Box 1954, Petersburg, VA 23805; (804) 732-0523; fax: (804) 526-1365.

24--Teachers: Teacher symposium, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Martha Torrence, AMS; (814) 237-1585; fax: (814) 237-0707.

25-26--Rural schools: Rural education and small schools conference, sponsored by the Kansas State University Center for Rural Education and Small Schools for Quality Education, for educators and administrators, at the Holiday Inn in Manhattan, Kan. Contact: Barbara Havlicek/Robert Newhouse, 124 Bluemont Hall, Midcampus Drive, KSU, Manhattan, KS 66506; (785) 532-5886; fax: (785) 532-7304.

25-27--Inclusion: Reaching All Learners, sponsored by Cooperating School Districts, for educators, parents, and community leaders, at the St. Louis Airport Hilton, in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White, CSD, 8225 Florissant Road, St. Louis, MO 63121; (314) 516-4523 or (800) 478-5684; fax: (314) 516-4599; e-mail: dorothy@info.csd.org; Web site: info.csd.org.

26--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

*26--Thinking: Thoughtful Schools, Thoughtful Classrooms, Thoughtful Students, sponsored by the Massachusetts Coalition for Thoughtful Learning and the National Center for Teaching Thinking, for educators, in Marlboro, Mass. Contact: NCTT; (617) 965-4604; fax: (617) 965-4674.

26--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Flint, Mich.; Johnstown, Pa.; and Parsippany, N.J. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

26-27--Professional development: Leadership institute, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for principals and administrators, in Washington. Contact: Carol West, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax: (202) 822-5939; e-mail: equity@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

27--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Worcester, Mass. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

27--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Honolulu. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

27--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Asheville, N.C.; Duluth, Minn.; and State College, Pa. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

27--Education reform: Instructional Leaders for School Improvement: Real Change is Real Hard, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Route 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail:

gcedc@csuohio.edu .

27--Reading: All Reading by the 3rd Grade, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

27-31--Assessment: Planning for Results, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum and assessment specialists wanting to implement data-driven planning and management systems to focus on student results, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Zenette Duffy, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: seminars@ncee.org; Web site: www.ncee.org.

27-31--Standards: Using Standards: An Introduction, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum and assessment specialists, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Zenette Duffy, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: seminars@ncee.org; Web site: www.ncee.org.

27-31--Standards: Standards Driven Curriculum: Course I, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum leaders seeking to design curriculum units that are linked to standards, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Zenette Duffy, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: seminars@ncee.org; Web site: www.ncee.org.

*27-Nov. 1--Arts education: Arts ETC, Education, Training, and Community, sponsored by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for administrators, teachers, school board members, and parents, in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Rod Daniel, Executive Director, INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2216; fax: (202) 966-2283; e-mail: network@danielgrp.com.

28--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

*28--Education reform: American Education: The Next 15 Years, A National Reformers Conference, sponsored by the Center for Education Reform, for educators, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington. Contact: Lara Stead, CER, 1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 204, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 822-9000 or (800) 521-2118.

28--Reading: All Reading by the 3rd Grade, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Houston. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

28--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Denver; Tallahassee, Fla.; and Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

28--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Indianapolis. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

29--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Pueblo, Colo., and St. Louis. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

*29--College admissions: College fair, sponsored by the Winston Preparatory School, for counselors and students, in New York City. Contact: WPS, 4 W. 76th St., New York, NY 10023; (212) 496-8400.

*29--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for early-childhood educators working with children who have learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

29--Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills seminar, sponsoredby hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Boston. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com .

30--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day, workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

29-31--Magnet schools: National Institute for International Education, International Studies, and International Baccalaureate Schools, sponsored by the Magnet Schools of America, for district and school-site administrators and teachers of magnet, theme, and other schools implementing these programs, at the Dadeland Marriott in Miami. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

29-31--Science: Regional convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers and administrators, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Registration deadline: Oct. 9. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

29-31--Special education: Golden Anniversary Celebration convention, sponsored by the Illinois Council for Exceptional Children, for special educators, teacher trainers, students, administrators, support personnel, regular educators, parents, and policymakers, at the Arlington Park Hilton Hotel in Arlington Heights, Ill. Contact: ICEC, PO Box 595, Waukegan, IL 60079-0595; (847) 578-0949.

29-31--Technology: Annual Technology and Learning Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education, for technology coordinators, superintendents, principals, teachers, media specialists, and school board members, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Cheryl Williams, NSBA-ITTE, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: cwilliams@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

29-Nov. 1--Teacher standards: National Conference of State Teacher Standards Boards, sponsored by the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards Commission, Indiana Professional Standards Board, National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, National Commission on Teaching for America's Future, Southeastern Regional Vision for Education, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, for members and staff of state teacher standards boards and state teacher advisory boards, in Raleigh, N.C. Contact: Thomas Blanford or Monta Wray, NCPTSC, 301 N. Wilmington St., Room 660, Raleigh, NC 27601-2825; (919) 715-2339; fax: (919) 715-0392; e-mail: tblanfor@dpi.state.nc.us or mwray@dpi.state.nc.us.

30-Nov. 1--School-to-work: Achieving the BEST (Business and Education Striving Together) Vision, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for tech-prep coordinators, administrators, principals, curriculum supervisors, teachers, and counselors, at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NTPN, PO Box 21206, Waco, TX 76702-1206, (800) 518-1410; fax: (254) 776-2306; e-mail: vknapp@cord.org.

31--Reading: Workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators of grades 4-12, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

NOVEMBER

2--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Oklahoma City. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

2--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Arizona Association for Year-Round Education, for students, parents, teachers, and administrators, at the Arizona Golf Resort in Mesa, Ariz. Contact: Patti Anoff, AAYRE, 6545 N. 7th Ave., Phoeniz, AZ 85013; (602) 212-9418.

2-3--Professional development: Children of Promise, sponsored by the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists and Michigan Department of Education, for Title I administrators, principals, teachers, and paraprofessionals, at the Valley Plaza Hotel in Midland, Mich. Contact: Peggy Carlson, MASFPS, 8638 Camellia Drive, Lansing, MI 48917; (517) 627-4120.

2-3--Language arts: Developing Rubrics for Language Arts, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu.

2-5--Standards: Workshop, sponsored by the National Center on Education and the Economy, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum and assessment specialists, in Berkeley, Calif., and Orlando, Fla. Contact: Zenette Duffy, NCEE, 700 11th St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 783-3668; fax: (202) 783-3672; e-mail: seminars@ncee.org; Web site: www.ncee.org.

3--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in St. Louis. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

3--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling: What? Why? How?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

4--Brain research: Brain Research/Emotional Intelligence, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

4--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling: What? Why? How?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Covington, Ky. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

4--Math: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Charlotte, N.C.; El Paso, Texas; and Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

4-5--Parent involvement: Parent leader retreat, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for parents, at the Radison Plaza in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Kathy Kelleher, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136; e-mail: katedcon@mindspring.com.

4-7--Magnet schools: National conference, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district and school-site administrators and teachers, at the Holiday Inn Palo Verde in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

5--Math: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Buffalo, N.Y.; Glen Burnie, Md.; Greenville, Miss.; and Madison, Wis. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

5--Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills seminar, sponsoredby hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Pittsburgh. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

5-6--School reform: Designing Schools and Classrooms of the Future: Focus on Learning and Learners, sponsored by the Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory, for administrators, superintendents, teachers, and curriculum directors, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: McREL Conference Office, 7853 E. Arapahoe Court, Suite 2100, Englewood, CO 80112; (303) 694-4728; fax: (303) 694-4869; e-mail: sblackstock@assnoffice.com; Web site: www.mcrel.org.

5-7--Advisers: Activities Are First Class, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for teachers and administrators responsible for activity programs, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: NASSP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-0200, ext. 326; Web site: www.nassp.org.

5-7--Essential schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for educators, parents, policymakers, business and community leaders, and anyone interested in essential schools, in Kansas City, Mo. Registration deadline: Oct. 22. Contact: Coalition of Essential Schools, 564 Eddy St., Suite 248, Providence, RI 02903; (401) 351-1233; fax: (401) 351-0882.

5-7--Foreign language: Fall conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for foreign language educators and those interested in foreign language education, at the Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, Wis. Contact: WAFLT, Donna L. Clementi, President, 422 W. Pershing, Appleton, WI 54911; (414) 832-6219; fax: (414) 734-1170; e-mail:clementi@athenet.net; Web site: www.execpc.com/ehannan/waflt2.html.

5-7--Learning disabilities: International conference, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and professionals in related fields who work with individuals with learning disabilities, at the Hyatt Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Kristen McBride, CLD, PO Box 40303, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546.

5-7--School libraries: Fall conference, sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, for those interested in the school library media profession, at the Arlington Park Hilton in Arlington Heights, Ill. Contact: Kay Maynard, Executive Secretary, PO Box 598, Canton, IL 61520; (309) 649-0911;fax: (309) 647-0140; e-mail: kaym830175@aol.com.

5-7--Science, math, and technology: National conference, sponsored by the Park School of Baltimore, the Center for Contemporary Education at Park, and the Morton K. Blaustein Center for Science Mathematics and Technology, for educators, researchers, and parents, on the campus of the Park School in Brooklandville, Md. Contact: Park School, Old Court Road, Box 8200, Brooklandville, MD 21002-1491; (410) 339-4188 or (800) 877-4942; fax: (410) 339-4125; e-mail: connections@parkcce.org.

5-7--Student performance: National conference, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation and the Regional School Accreditation Commissions, for teachers, administrators, school board members, at the Hyatt O'Hare in Rosemont, Ill. Contact: National Study of School Evaluation, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9024; Web site: www.nsse.org.

5-8--Middle school education: Annual conference and exhibit, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Contact: NMSA, 2600 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 370, Columbus, OH 43231; (614) 895-4730 or (800) 528-NMSA; fax: (614) 895-4750.

5-8--Teacher educators: Annual conference, sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, on the Carnival Cruise Lines. Contact: Roy Lauter, Executive Secretary, SRATE, Asbury College, 1 Macklem Drive, Wilmore, KY 40390-1198; (606) 858-3511.

6--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Bartlesville, Okla. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

6--Math: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cleveland; Pine Bluff, Ark.; and Waukesha, Wis. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

6--Study skills: Hm Learning and Study Skills seminar, sponsoredby hm Study Skills, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for teachers and administrators of grades 1-12, in Washington. Registration deadline: 10 working days prior to event. Contact: Esther Davenport, hm Study Skills, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056; e-mail: ctobin1010@aol.com.

**6--Technology: Annual education technology conference, sponsored by the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Organization for the Promotion of Education, for teachers, parents, administrators, and school board members, at the Islandia Marriott in Islandia, N.Y. Contact: SCOPE; (516) 360-0800.

6-7--Youth issues: Conference, sponsored by Our Other Youth and Portland State University, for educators and other adults working with at-risk youths, at the Schooner's Cove Ocean Front Motel in Cannon Beach, Ore. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

6-7--Partnerships: Achieving Educational Excellence Through Collaboration, sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, for educators, business and community leaders, and funders of educational initiatives, at the Stoweflake Inn and Resort in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Rick Dalton, FES, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753-9264; (802) 462-3170; fax: (802) 462-3180; e-mail: fes@panther.middlebury.edu.

6-7--Professional development: Teaching With Space, sponsored by the U.S. Space Foundation, the Chicago Teachers Academy for Professional Growth, NASA Regional Educator Resource Center, Will County Regional school district, and the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, for K-12 educators, at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Contact: USSF; (800) 691-4000; e-mail: edred@ussf.org.

6-8--Environmental education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Alliance for Environmental Education, for teachers and administrators, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pa. Contact: Pennsylvania State University, Keller Building, Suite 1, University Park, PA 16802-1302; (800) PSU-TODAY; Web site: www.outreach.psu.edu/c&i/paee.

6-8--Math: Meeting the Challenge: Improving Achievement for All Learners, sponsored by the California Mathematics Council-Southern Section, for K-12 educators and parents, in Palm Springs, Calif. Registration deadline: Oct. 10. Contact: Cheryl Avalos, CMC-SS, 9300 Imperial Highway, Room 209, Downey, CA 90242-2890; (562) 922-6817; fax: (562) 922-6699; e-mail: avalos@cams.edu.

**7--Substitute teachers: One-day conference, sponsored by the National Conference for Substitute Teachers Inc., for substitute teachers and those interested in obtaining such work, at Halifax Community College in Weldon, N.C. Contact: NCST, PO Box 1954, Petersburg, VA 23805; (804) 732-0523; fax: (804) 526-1365.

7--Teachers: Teachers' symposium, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for teachers, in Ottawa, Canada. Contact: Martha Torrence, AMS; (814) 237-1585; fax: (814) 237-0707.

**7-10--Homeless children: Keeping the Focus on Children and Youth, sponsored by the National Association of State Coordinators for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, the Iowa Coalition for Housing and Homeless, the Iowa Department of Economic Development, and the Iowa Department of Human Services, for teachers, administrators, school counselors, social service workers, and psychologists, in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: Bill Boettcher, Conference Coordinator, Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146; (515) 281-3904 or (515) 281-7697; fax: (515) 242-6025; e-mail: Bill.Boettcher@ed.state.ia.us.

7-12--Computing: WebNet 98--World Conference of the WWW, Internet, and Intranet, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators using such technology, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AACE, International Headquarters, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902, (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: AACE@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org/conf/edmedia.

9--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Dallas. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

9--Math: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Cedar Rapids, Idaho; Norfolk, Va.; and Rome, Ga. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

10--Block scheduling: Block Scheduling: What? Why? How?, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Farmington Hills, Mich. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

10--Math: Math In Motion: Origami in the Classroom, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Harrisburg, Pa. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

10--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Houston. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

10--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Chattanooga, Tenn.; Grantville, Pa.; and Wichita, Kan. Contact: Center for Professional Development and Services, PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

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