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A symbol (*) marks deadlines that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

For a complete listing of educational conferences and seminars, see our 1998-99 Calendar of Events.

OCTOBER

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.

*23-25--Learning: The National Creative and Inventive Thinking Skills Conference, sponsored by the National Inventive Thinking Association, the public-affairs office of the U.S. Dept of Commerce's Office of Patents and Trade, and Hampshire College, for teachers, enrichment and curriculum specialists, administrators, school psychologists, and parents, in Las Vegas. Contact: NITA, PO Box 836202, Richardson, TX 75083-6202; phone/fax: (972) 448-2847.

*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 or 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: 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, DC 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, sponsored by 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.

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--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.

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