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5--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, 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.

5-6--Education reform: A Regional Education Forum: An Important Cross-Constituency Conference on Education Reform, sponsored by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory at Brown University/Education Alliance and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory at Temple University, for educators interested in creating a network for reform in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states, at Newport Harbour Hotel in Newport, R.I. Contact: NIRELBU/EA, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903-4226; (800) 521-9550; fax: (401) 421-7650; e-mail: labinfo@brown.edu; Web site: www.lab.brown.edu.

5-6--Grant funding: Fall Funding Festival, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Grant Development Network, for teachers, administrators, district grant writers, at the Berks County Intermediate Unit in Reading, Pa. Registration deadline: Sept. 25. Contact: Deb Ward, PGDN, 1111 Commons Blvd., PO Box 16050, Reading, PA 19612-6050, (610) 987-8467; e-mail: debor21727@aol.com.

6--Multiage classrooms: Making Sense of Looping, Non-Graded Primary, and Multiage Classrooms, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for K-6 teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Cleveland State University, Route 901, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu.

7--Assessment: Reaching All Students: Assessment in a Standards-Based Environment, sponsored by the Massachusetts Field Center for Teaching and Learning, for teachers, at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. Contact: MFCTL, Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts-Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125; (617) 287-7660; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu.

7-9--Title I: Title I Directors' Conference, sponsored by the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists, for Title I administrators, principals, and teachers, at the Park Place Hotel in Traverse City, Mich. Contact: MASFPS, 8638 Camellia Drive, Lansing, MI 48917; (517) 627-4120.

7-11--College admissions: National conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary counselors and college admission officers, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Indianapolis. Contact: Scott Lindley, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; (703) 299-6829 or (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: slindley@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-11--Health: Convention, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for health educators, physicians, and school nurses, at the Sheraton Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Lisa Grathwol, ASHA, 7263 State Route 43, PO Box 708, Kent, OH; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526.

8--Character education: Character Education Training and Information conference, sponsored by the National Professional Resources Inc., for educators, at the BWI Marriott in Baltimore. Contact: NPR; (800) 453-7461.

8--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and counselors working with adult students, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4579 Resevoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail:dianalab@aol.com.

8-9--Administrators: Annual conference, sponsored by the School Administrators' Association of New York State, for new school administrators, at the Best Western Albany Airport Inn in Latham, N.Y. Contact: SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782-9552; e-mail: jgoodman@saanys.org.

8-9--Technology: Technology in Education: Preparing for the Millenium, sponsored by the Quincy public schools and the Adams-Pike Regional Office of Education, for K-12 educators, in Quincy, Ill. Contact: Quincy Conference, 1444 Maine, Quincy, IL 62301; (217) 224-6770; fax: (217) 228-7551.

8-10--Academic and student affairs: Strengthening Connections Between Academic and Student Affairs, sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, for academic and student affairs professionals, at the Providence Biltmore in Providence, R.I. Registration deadline: Sept. 25. Contact: Jane Fried, Central Connecticut State University; (860) 832-2119; fax: (860) 832-2109; e-mail: friedj@ccsu.edu.

8-10--Technology: Technology, Reading, and Learning Difficulties, sponsored by Educational Computer Conferences and the International Reading Association, for teachers, administrators, reading and learning disability specialists, coordinators of Title I, library media, technology, and adult-literacy programs, and ESL and special education instructors, in Boston. Contact: Diane Frost, ECC, 19 Calvert Court, Piedmont, CA 94611; (510) 594-1249; (888) 594-1249; fax: (510) 594-1838.

9--Learning: Achieving Through Learning--Learning To Achieve, sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, at the Valley Forge Convention Center in Valley Forge, Pa. Contact: GPBIDA; (610) 527-1548; fax: (610) 527-5011; e-mail: dyslexia@libertynet.org.

9--Science:Early-childhood and preschool science workshop, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for those interested in adding hands-on science activities to their preschool, kindergarten, or early childhood programs, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Thompson, Meetings Coordinator, (800) 351-7542 or (202) 326-6645; e-mail: pthompson@aasa.org.

9--Technology:Technology and Science: Beginner's Guide to the Internet and Hands-on Science, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for those with little or no experience with the Internet and the World Wide Web, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Thompson, Meetings Coordinator, (800) 351-7542 or (202) 326-6645; e-mail: pthompson@aasa.org.

9-10--Technology: Shape the Future of Technological Literacy By Opening Communication Lines between Educators and Engineers, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., for primary and secondary educators, in Baltimore. Contact: Barbara Coburn; (732) 562-5498; e-mail: coburn@ieee.org.

9-11--Catholic education: The Nuts and Bolts of Operating a Local Teacher Organization, sponsored by the National Association of Catholic School Teachers, for Catholic teacher association leaders and other interested parties, at the Marriot Long Wharf Hotel in Boston. Registration deadline: Sept. 25. Contact: Rita C. Schwartz, NACST, 1700 Sansom St., Suite 903, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (800) 99-NACST; fax: (215) 568-8270.

10--At-risk students: Success, Standards, and Struggling Secondary Students, sponsored by Our Other Youth and the Renton, Wash., school district, for K-12 educators and other adults who work with at-risk youth, at Hazen High School in Renton, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

10--Substitute teachers: One-day conference, sponsored by the National Conference for Substitute Teachers Inc., for substitute teachers and those interested in becoming one, at the Martin Luther King Library in Washington. Contact: NCST, PO Box 1954, Petersburg, VA 23805; (804) 732-0523; fax: (804) 526-1365.

10-13--Black childdevelopment: Miles to Go, Promises to Keep in the New Millenium, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute Inc., for elementary and secondary educators, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago. Contact: NBCDI, 1023 15th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 387-1281, ext. 121, or (800) 556-2234; fax: (202) 234-1738; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

12--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the California Association for Year-Round Education, for K-12 educators, administrators, board members, office staff, and parents, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Thomas Crellin Jr., CAYRE, PO Box 60104, San Diego, CA 92160; (619) 286-3399.

13-15--Education reform: Designing and Connecting Powerful Learning Experiences, sponsored by Rockhurst College and the Center for the Advancement of Reform in Education, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: CARE, Rockhurst College, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110; (816) 501-4651; fax: (816) 501-4169.

13-17--Rural education: Raising Standards in Rural Education, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, for rural education practioners and supporters, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: Joseph T. Newlin, NREA, 230 Education Building, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1588; (970) 491-7022; (970) 491-1317; e-mail: jnewlin@lamar.colostate.edu.

14--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mental-health professionals working with children with attention-deficit disorder and other disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4579 Resevoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail:dianalab@aol.com.

14-15--Multimedia integration: Supporting Multimedia Integration and the Project-Based Learner, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Route 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu.

14-15--Professional development: From Gatekeeper to Advocate: Transforming the Role of the Counselor, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for educators and counselors, 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.

14-16--Education reform: National conference, sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Reform in Education, Rockhurst College, the Institute for Learning and Teaching, and the ASCD Brain-Based Education/Learning Styles Network, for K-16 educators, at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Joan Caulfield, RC, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110; (816) 501-4651; fax: (816) 501-4169; e-mail: caulfield@vax1.rockhurst.edu.

14-16--Parental involvement: We Are the Village, sponsored by the National African-American Parent Involvement Day, for parents, educators, teachers, administrators, community leaders, students, school personnel, and politicians, at the Detroit Metro Crowne Plaza Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Contact: Barbara James or James Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (734) 434-1144 or (800)351-4097; fax: (734) 434-5821; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us.

14-17--Technology: International Conference on Computers in Education, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, in Beijing, China. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org.

14-17--Pupil services: Administrative Practices and Policies, sponsored by the National Association of Pupil Service Administrators, for pupil-service administrators, special education administrators, directors of guidance, and administrators of at-risk programs, at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego. Contact: NAPSA, Nancy Woodward, Supervisor of Pupil Services, Salt Lake City Schools, 440 E. First South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; (801) 578-8202.

15--Curriculum: Integrating the Curricula with Multiple Intelligences: The Balancing Act, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Rockford, 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.

15--Learning disabilities: Workshop on behavior management, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for teachers working with students with learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4579 Resevoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail:dianalab@aol.com.

15--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Los Angeles. 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.

15--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Memphis, Tenn., and St. Cloud, Minn. 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.

15-16--Independent schools: Technology conference, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for administrators, technology coordinators, webmasters, and parent technology volunteers, at the Radison Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: SAIS, Kathy Kelleher, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; (800) 472-0630, pin #1452; fax: (706) 561-6136; e-mail: katedcon@mindspring.co.

15-16--Professional development: Transition: Piecing It All Together, sponsored by the Kansas Division on Career Development and Transition, for educators, at the Holiday Inn-Crowne Plaza in Kansas City, Kan. Contact: Yvonne Unruh, c/o Seaman High School, 485 Rochester Road, Topeka, KS 66617; (785) 286-8300; fax: (785) 286-8320.

15-16--Year-round education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Arizona Association of Year-Round Education, for K-12 administrators, educators, board members, office staff, and parents, at the Arizona Golf Resort in Mesa, Ariz. Contact: Patti Anoff, AAYRE, 6545 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013; (602) 212-9418.

15-17--Assessment: Assessment for Intervention, sponsored by the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for administrators, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: Sandra Latchford; (506) 453-3515; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandral@unb.ca.

15-17--Learning disabilities: Annual conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders along with the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, for parents, adults, health-care professionals, educators, and counselors, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: CHADD, 499 N.W. 70th Ave., Suite 101, Plantation, FL 33317; (954) 587-3700; fax: (954) 587-4599.

15-17--Special education: Assessment for Intervention, sponsored by the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for educational diagnosticians, special educators, and school psychologists, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: Sandra Latchford, (506) 453-3513; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandra@unb.ca or Sherri Strawser, (702) 895-1109; fax: (702) 895-0984; e-mail: strawser@nevada.edu.

15-17--Math: Central regional conference, sponsored by the Greater Louisville Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, mathematicians, and education administrators, in Louisville, Ky. 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.

15-17--Math: Eastern regional conference, sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England and Connecticut, for math teachers, mathematicians, and education administrators, in Hartford, Conn. 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.

15-17--School law: Council of School Attorneys' Advocacy Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school district lawyers, at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: Susan Butler, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 950-6722; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

15-17--School law: School law retreat, sponsored by the National School Board Association's Council of School Attorneys, for attorneys who represent public elementary and secondary schools, at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, NSBA, (703) 838-6738; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

15-17--Sexual harassment: Conference on Sexual Assault and Harassment on Campus, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, counselors, teachers, health professionals, student leaders, and law enforcement officials, at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, Office of Urban Services, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7273.

15-17--Education policy: Connecting the Nation's Policy Leaders, sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Education, for state education policymakers and state board of education members, at the Denver Marriott in Denver. Registration deadline: Sept. 14. Contact: Doris Cruel, NASBE, 1012 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4000; fax: (703) 836-2313; e-mail: dorisc@nasbe.org.

16--Art: Integrating the Arts with Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Los Angeles. 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.

16--Early childhood: Evaluating Dynamic Early Childhood Programs in Changing Times, sponsored by the Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University, for educators, in New Haven, Conn. Contact: BC, (203) 432-9935 or (203) 432-4581.

16--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in San Francisco. 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.

16--Math: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Fayetteville, Ark., and Topeka, 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.

17--Conflict resolution: Introduction to Conflict Resolution, sponsored by Children's Creative Response to Conflict, for educators and parents, in Washington. Contact: CCRC, 7710 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, MD 20912; (301) 270-1005; fax: (301) 270-0151.

17--English: Evaluation Matters: What's It All About, professional development videoconference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers. Contact: NCTE, Membership Service Representative, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 203; e-mail: pds@ncte.org.

*17--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 Petersburg High School in Petersburg, Va. Contact: NCST, PO Box 1954, Petersburg, VA 23805; (804) 732-0523; fax: (804) 526-1365.

17-18--Magnet schools: Pre-conference for magnet schools, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district and school site magnet, theme administrators and staff, at the Doubletree Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

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