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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.

November

15--Reading reform: Annual conference, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for teachers, administrators, and tutors, at the New York Hilton & Towers in New York City. Contact: Reading Reform Foundation, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: 2091027@mcimail.com.

15-17--Public education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for members of national and local organizations concerned about public education, at the ANA Hotel in Washington. Contact: Nija Ali or Connie Spinner, 601 13th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893; e-mail: nali@publiceducation.org.

15-18--Special education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, for state directors of special education, policymakers, and program implementers, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Hotel on the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Registration deadline: Oct. 12. Contact: Joan Nelson, NASDSE, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 519-3800; fax: (703) 519-3808; e-mail: joan@nasdse.org.

15-21--Parent involvement: American Education Week, sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, for teachers and administrators, held nationwide. Contact: National PTA, 330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60611-3690; (800) 407-4782; fax: (312) 670-6783; e-mail: info@pta.org; Web site: www.pta.org.

16--Professional development: Administrators and Instructional Leaders: *sing Data to Make Instructional Decisions, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, 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.

16--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Ithaca, N.Y.; Nashville, Tenn.; San Antonio; and Seattle. 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.

16-17--Art: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

16-22--Reading: Books Go Everywhere, sponsored by the Children's Book Council, for educators, teacher-educators, librarians, and parents, in schools, libraries, churches, and bookstores nationally. Contact: JoAnn Sabatino-Falkenstein, CBC, 568 Broadway, Suite 404, New York, NY 10012; (212) 966-1990, ext. 305; e-mail: joanncbc@aol.com.

17--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Towson, Md. 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--Handwriting: Workshop, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers of grades K-4, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199.

*17--Learning disabilities: Assessment workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers and tutors, 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.

17--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Birmingham, Ala.; Kalamazoo, Mich.; Plymouth Meeting, Pa.; and Spokane, Wash. 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--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 El Paso, Texas. 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.

18--Art: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Princeton, 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.

*18--Learning disabilities: Study-skills workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers and tutors, 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.

18--Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Springfield, 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.

18--Professional development: 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.

18--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Billings, Mont.; Columbia, S.C.; Decatur, Ga.; and Montgomery, Ala. 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.

18--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 Princeton, N.J. 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.

18-20--Rural education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Minnesota Rural Education Association, for educators, at the Radisson Arrowwood in Alexandria, Minn. Contact: Vernae Hasbargen or Vera Fromming; (320) 762-6574; fax: (320) 762-2854; e-mail: 0999mrea@informns.k12.mn.us.

18-20--School reform: 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, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: USDOE; 800-203-5494; Web site: www.ncbe.gwu.edu/iasconferences.

18-21--School libraries: Annual conference, sponsored by the California School Library Association, for school library, media, and technology personnel, at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, Calif. Contact: Nancy Kohn, CSLA, 1499 Old Bayshore Highway, Suite 142, Burlingame, CA 94010; (415) 692-2350; fax: (415) 692-4956.

18-21--Young children: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for early-childhood educators and professionals, in Toronto, Canada. Contact: Pat Spahr, Director of Information Development, NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1426; (202) 232-8777; (800) 424-2460; fax: (202) 328-1846; e-mail: pspahr@naeyc.org.

*19--Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, 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.

19--Math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, 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.

19--Professional development: Efficacy, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Romulus, 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.

19--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Huntsville, Ala.; Windsor Locks, Conn.; Cincinatti; and Salt Lake 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.

19-20--Brain-based learning: Exploring Brain-Based Learning, sponsored by the International Alliance for Learning-Midwest, for educators, at the Best Western Northwest Inn and Conference Center in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Andrea Sepulveda, IALM, 1313 5th St., Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55414; (619) 794-8372; fax: (612) 379-3832, e-mail: ulanguage@msn.com.

19-20--Inclusion: Collaboration for Quality Instruction and Behavioral Support, sponsored by the Office of Special Education Projects at the College of William and Mary, for general and special educators, and building and division administrators, at the Kingsmill Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: OSEP, CWM, 304 Jones Hall, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795; (757) 221-1992; fax: (757) 221-5053; e-mail: rctsyp@facstaff.wm.edu.

19-20--School culture: Changing School Cultures to Support High Achievement for All Students, sponsored by EQUITY 2000, the College Board, for school 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.

19-21--Education law: Convention, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for educators and those involved in education law, at the Swiss Hotel in Chicago. Contact: ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845.

19-21--Science: Regional convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, in Birmingham, Ala. Registration deadline: Nov. 2. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

19-21--Violence: Joint National School/Community Conference on Youth Violence and Substance Abuse, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Safe Schools Coalition, for administrators, counselors, teachers, juvenile service workers, and truant and law enforcement officers, at the Holiday Inn International Drive Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Gwendolyn J. Cooke, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1537; (703) 860-7273.

19-22--English: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels of education and teacher-educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Membership Service Representative, NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 251; fax: (217) 328-0977; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

20--Professional development: Hands-On Equations, one-day workshop, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Columbus, 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.

20--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 St. Louis, Mo. 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.

20-21--Magnet schools: Regional conference, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for district and school site magnet/theme administrators and staff, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: MSA, PO Box 8152, The Woodlands, TX 77387; (281) 296-9813; fax: (281) 298-6822; e-mail: director@magnet.edu.

*20-21--Teaching: Teacher-training sessions, sponsored by the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, for teachers, in New York City and San Francisco. Contact: Dana Zedd, NFTE (New York); (800) FOR-NFTE or (212) 232-3333; or C.J. Meenan, NFTE (California); (650) 286-7351.

20-22--Foreign language: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German, for teachers of German at all levels, in Chicago. Contact: AATG, 112 Haddontowne Court, Suite 104, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-3668; (609) 795-5553; fax: (609) 795-9398; e-mail: aatg@compuserve.com.

20-22--Foreign language: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, American Association on the Teaching of Italian, Chinese Language Teachers Association, National Council for Secondary Teachers of Japanese, and the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign language teachers, administrators, and methods instructors and students, at the Chicago Hilton & Towers in Chicago. Contact: Sharon Torres-Denet, Convention Coordinator; (914) 963-8830, ext. 216; e-mail: lpaxtfl@aol.com.

20-22--Social studies: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for pre-K-university level teachers, supervisors, and curriculum developers, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: NCSS, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 966-7840, ext. 108; fax: (202) 966-2061; e-mail: conference@ncss.org.

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

21-23--Technology: Kids, Technology, and the New Millenium, sponsored by Advanced Networks and Services Inc., for educators, parents, and students, at Universal City Hilton Hotel and Towers in Los Angeles. Contact: Robert Sibley, Educational Project Manager, ANS, 200 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504; (914) 765-1138; e-mail: sibley@advanced.org.

21-24--Communications: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Communications Association, for faculty and graduate students in the field of communications, in New York City. Contact: Michelle Randall or Maureen Coleman, NCA, 5105 Backlick Road, Bldg. E, Annandale, VA 22003.

22-24--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by New York State Computers and Technologies in Education, for teachers and administrators, at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. Contact: Bernie Tomaso, 1998 Conference Chairman, Port Byron Central School District, 30 Maple Ave., Port Byron, NY 13140-0195; (315) 776-4731; fax: (315) 776-4050; e-mail: btomasso@baldcom.net.

30--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for administrators and teachers, in Lexington, 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.

December

1--Advising: Advisory Programs That Work, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Jean Blanchard, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504.

*1--Learning disabilities: Math workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for regular and special education teachers, 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.

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