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A symbol (*) marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week. For a complete listing of educational conferences and seminars, see our 1999-00 Calendar of Events.

October

1--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org.

1--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in California, Pa.; Philadelphia; Toms River, N.J.; and Valhalla, N.Y. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*1--Professional development: Science, Math and Literacy, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancemenet of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Thompson, AAAS, 1200 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 351-7542; e-mail: pthompso@aaas.org; Web site:   www.aaas.org/ehr/slic.

1--Technology: Information Technology and School-to-Careers, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, the Information Technology Association of America, and the Connecticut Technology Council, for educators, in New Haven, Conn. Contact: NAB, 1201 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; (800) 787-2848; fax: (202) 289-1303; e-mail: info@nab.com; Web site: www.nab.com.

2--Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 East 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@churchschool.com.

2-5--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association of Science-Technology Centers Inc., for educators, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Karen Kajiwara, ASTC, 1025 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 783-7200, ext. 121; fax: (202) 783-7207; e-mail: astc99@astc.org; Web site: www.astc.org.

3--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Convention Center in Cincinnati. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Contact: Sylvia Karpf or Tiffany Johnson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3-5--Quality education: New Pathways to the Promise of Improvement, sponsored by the American Society for Quality, the American Association of School Administrators--Quality Network, Association for Quality and Participation, and Quality New Jersey, for educators, business and community leaders, at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: ASQ, 611 E. Wisconsin Ave., PO Box 3005, Milwaukee, WI 53201-3005; (800) 248-1946; e-mail: asq@asq.org or R. M. McNiel at rmcniel@aea10.k12.ia.us.

4--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Twelve Caesars Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: John Clark, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

4--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in Lewisburg, Pa. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410; Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

4--Professional Development: National Educational Conference for Administrators and Counselors, sponsored by the National Beta Club, for educators, in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: NBC; 151 West Lee St., Spartanburg, SC 29306-3012; (800) 845-8281.

4-5--Relationships: Unmasking Sexual Con Games, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, school administrators, counselors, health educators, and residence-hall counselors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

4-5--School funding: Fall Funding Festival, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Grant Development Network, for K-12 grant seekers and writers, at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit in Lewisburg, Penn. Registration deadline: Sept. 24. Contact: Ellen Withrow, Conference Planning Chair, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, PO Box 213; Lewisburg, PA 17837; (717) 523-1155; fax: (717) 523-1668; Web site: www.sunlink.net/hightech/grants.

4-5--Discipline: Working with Aggressive Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, youth-care and social workers, guidance counselors, foster parents, law officers, and psychologists, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

4-6--International education: New Frontiers in Learning, sponsored by the Global Educator Team, the National Conference Logistics Center, the College of Continuing Education, and the University of Oklahoma, for teachers, principals, superintendents, technology-assistance providers, technology-funding organizations and their grantees, national, state, and county education department personnel, and educational researchers, at the Stakis Metropole Hotel in Brighton, England. Contact: J. C. Simmons, NCLC, 555 E. Constitution St., Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (405) 325-3760; fax: (405) 325-7075; Web site: conferencepros.com.

5--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Contact: John Clark, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

5--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org.

5--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in Elizabethtown, Pa.; Scranton, Pa.; and West Chester, Pa. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410; Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

6--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

6--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth, Texas. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org.

6--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in Garden City, N.Y.; and Rochester, N.Y. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410; Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

6-7--Professional development: Mentoring the New Teacher: Professional Development for Reflection and Growth, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu  or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

6-8--School improvement: The Dawning of the Education Millennium-Educational Excellence for All Children, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Conference Logistics Center, for principals, teachers, parents, representatives of teacher education and higher education, superintendents, state education officials, local education officials, program managers, grant administrators, community-based educational organizations, and national educational organizations, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Jennie Parker, NCLC, University of Oklahoma, 555 E. Constitution St., Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 203-5494 or (405) 325-3760; fax: (405) 325-7075; Web site: conferencepros.com.

6-9--Reading: Regional conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in Austin, Minn. Contact: Evelyn Guentzel, IRA, 1104 Sixth Ave. N.W., Austin, MN 55912; (507) 448-3623; fax: (507) 448-2836; e-mail: ecguentz@deskmedia.com; Web site: www.reading.org.

7--Aesthetic realism: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Is the Solution to the Crisis in Education, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and school-based personnel, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.

7--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, and Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org..

*7--Special education: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers and tutors working with students with learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Resevoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

7-8--Discipline: Working with Aggressive Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, youth-care and social workers, guidance counselors, foster parents, law officers, and psychologists, in Minneapolis. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

7-9--Math: Universal Contact Mathematics: Prime Time in 1999, sponsored by the Idaho Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math teachers, mathematicians, and administrators, in Boise, Idaho. Registration deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: NCTM Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 235-7566; fax: (703) 476-2970 or fax-on-demand: (800) 220-8483; e-mail: orders@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

7-9--School-to-work: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for tech-prep coordinators, administrators, principals, curriculum supervisors, teachers, and counselors, at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Contact: NTPN, PO Box 21206, Waco, TX 76702-1206; (800) 518-1410; fax (254) 776-2306; e-mail: trollins@cord.org; Web site: www.cord.org.

7-9--Special education: We the People ... Building Partnerships Through Education, Advocacy, Support, and Research, sponsored by Children and Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders, for parents, educators, nurses, counselors, psychologists, and lawyers, at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington. Contact: CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20754; (301) 306-7070; fax: (301) 306-7090; Web site: www.chadd.org.

7-9--Teaching: Exits and Entrances: The Changing Neighborhood, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for two-year college English teachers, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Andy Anderson, NCTE, 10038 Craig Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212; (913) 469-8500, ext. 3698; e-mail: aanders@johnco.cc.ks.us.

7-10--Exceptional children: Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, in Denver. Contact: Mary Ruth Coleman, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 300 Nations Bank Plaza, 137 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514; (919) 962-7375 or (919) 962-9888; fax: (919) 962-7328; e-mail: mary_ruthcoleman@unc.edu.

7-10--Urban education: Annual conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of Urban Boards of Education, for school board members, superintendents, and other school leaders from urban and large school districts, at the Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, 22314; (703) 838-6742; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

8--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org..

8--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in Newtown, Pa.; Oakdale, N.Y.; and Wilmington, Del. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410; Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

8-10--Catholic teachers: National convention, sponsored by the National Association of Catholic School Teachers, for Catholic teachers and other interested educators, at the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh. Registration deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: Rita C. Schwartz, NACST, 1700 Sansom St., Suite 903, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (800) 99-NACST; fax: (215) 568-8270.

9--Literacy: Adolescent Literacy: Focus on Middle and High School Students, sponsored by Fordham University, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Martha Magner, Nanuet Public Schools; (914) 727-3077.

10--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Doubletree Hotel in Minneapolis. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

10-13--Black child development: Bridging the Divide for Children: Access, Equity, and Opportunity, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for parents, educators, administrators, health-care and human-service providers, and researchers, in Houston. Contact: NBCDI, 1023 15th St. N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 387-1281; fax: (202) 234-1738; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

12--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Cleveland. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

12--Professional development: Building School and Community Relations, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

*12--Professional development: Quantum Learning for Teachers, sponsored by the Learning Forum Foundation, for educators, at the Four Points Sheraton Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: (800) 28-LEARN; Web site: www.learningforum.com.

12-14--Professional development: Designing and Connecting Powerful Learning Experiences, sponsored by Rockhurst University and the Institute for Learning and Teaching, for educators, at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: RU, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2561; (816) 501-4651; fax: (816) 501-4169; e-mail: A_karlin@vax1.rockhurst.edu or coughlin@vax1.rockhurst.edu.

13--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee. Contact: John Clark, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

13--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at the University of Houston in Houston. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org.

13--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in Pittsburgh; and Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410; Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

13--Teaching: Teaching Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu or jenkins@popmail.csuohio.edu.

13-15--Math: Mathematics 2000 and Beyond: The View Looks Good from Here, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Mathematics Council of Western Pennsylvania, the Association of Mathematics Teachers of Northwestern Pennsylvania, and the Laurel Highlands Mathematics Alliance, for math teachers, mathematicians, and administrators, in Pittsburgh. Registration deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: NCTM, Convention Services Dept., 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; (800) 235-7566; fax: (703) 476-2970 or fax-on-demand: (800) 220-8483; e-mail: orders@nctm.org; Web site: www.nctm.org.

13-15--Professional development: Realizing Success: Making Change Meaningful, sponsored by the Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory, for superintendents, principals, curriculum staff, teachers, and state education agency personnel, at the Marriott Southeast in Denver. Contact: Steffani Blackstock; Caruso Associates Inc.; 7853 E. Arapahoe Court, 80012; (303) 694-4728; fax: (303) 694-4869; e-mail: sblackstock@assnoffice.com; Web site: www.mcrel.org.

*13-15--Parent involvement: Institute, sponsored by National African-American Parent Involvement Day, for parents, educators, teachers, administrators, other school personnel, community leaders, students, and politicians, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Contact: Barbara James or Joseph Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (734) 434-4611 or (800) 351-4094; fax: (734) 434-5821; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us.

13-16--Reading: Regional Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, at 33 E. Sixth Street, New Castle, Del. Contact: Jean Martin; International Reading Association; (302)-378-5238, ext. 41; fax: (302) 378-5244; Web site: www.reading.org.

13-17--Rural education: Youth/Adult Partnerships in Rural America, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association and National Junior Achievement, for educators in rural and small schools, at the Doubletree Hotel at World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact: Joseph Newlin, NREA, 246 Education Building, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1588; (970) 491-7022; fax: (970) 491-1317; e-mail: jnewlin@lamar.colostate.edu.

14--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Rosemont Convention Center in Chicago. Contact: John Clark, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

14--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at the University of Houston in Katy, Texas, and the University of Texas in Tyler. Contact: Ivan M. Kerguelen or Margaret French, ACT Inc., 8303 MoPac Expressway N., Suite B-228, Austin, TX 78759-8369; (512) 345-1949; fax: (512) 345-2997; e-mail: kerguele@act.org; Web site: www.act.org.

14--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for high school counselors, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Contact: MSRO, 3440 Market St., Suite 410; Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600; fax: (215) 387-5805; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

*14--Special education: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special education teachers and tutors working with students with learning disabilities, in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Resevoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

14-16--Education law: Advocacy seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for administrators, lawyers, and school board members, at the Westin Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6738; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

14-16--Exceptional children: Facing the Future ... Prepared for Success, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, parents, and students, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Paul Summa, 4010 Dale Ave., Tampa, FL 33609; (727) 588-6486 or (813) 289-3963; fax: (727) 588-6441; e-mail: paul_summa@placesmail.pinellas.k12.fl.us.

14-16--Learning disabilities: International Conference on Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and professionals who work with individuals with learning disabilities, at the Radisson South, Bloomington Hotel in Minneapolis. Contact: Kirsten McBride, CLD, PO Box 40303, Overland, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546; Web site: coe.winthrop.edu/cld.

14-16--Teaching: Climates of Inquiry: Classrooms, Curriculum, Theory, and Assessment, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for two-year college English teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: John Paddison; NCTE; 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; e-mail: john_paddison@python.cac.cc.az.us.

14-16--Teaching: Constants Amidst Change, sponsored by the National Council Teachers of English, for two-year college English teachers, at the Southwest Two-Year College English Association of the NCTE in Tulsa, Okla. Contact: Rhonda Bainum; NCTE; 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (580) 628-6449; fax: (580) 628-6209; e-mail: rbainum@yahoo.com.

14-17--Professional development: National Teacher Education conference, sponsored by the National Association for Sports and Physical Education, for K-12 physical education teachers, in Bloomingdale, Ill. Contact: Nan Martino, NASPE, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; fax: (703) 476-8316.

15-16--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Navy Pier in Chicago. Contact: John Clark, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

15-16--Law: National Workshop For Law, Public Safety and Security High School Academies: Developing New Academies, Improving Current Academies, sponsored by the National Network of Law, Criminal Justice and Security Career Academies of the National Career Academy Coalition, for teachers, administrators, academy partners (police and sheriff's departments, security and law firms, government agencies), at the Hyatt Sarasota Hotel in Sarasota, Fla. Contact: Ernie Thomas, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, State, Local and International Training Division; 800 K St. N.W., Suite 600 North, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 927-3141; fax: (202) 297-3180; e-mail: emthomas@atfhq.atf.treas.gov.

15-16--Literacy: Literacy for the Next Millennium, sponsored by the Connecticut Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in Glastonbury, Conn. Registration deadline: Sept. 24. Contact: Paula B. Kuenzler, Conference Chairperson, CRA, 337 Addison Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033; (860) 633-0150; e-mail: WKUEN8717@aol.com.

15-16--School safety: One-day workshop, sponsored by the National Network of Law, Criminal Justice, and Security Career Academies of the National Career Academy Coalition, for teachers, administrators, law enforcement agencies, and security and law firms, at the Hyatt Sarasota Hotel in Sarasota, Fla. Contact: Ernie Thomas, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, State, Local and International Training Division, 800 K St. N.W., Suite 600 North, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 927-3141; fax: (202) 927-3180; e-mail: emthomas@atfhq.atf.treas.gov.

16--Reading: Preventing Academic Failure, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero; CC; 22 East 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@churchillschool.com

16-19--Career academies: Third National Conference on High School Career Academies, sponsored by the National Career Academy Coalition, for teachers, administrators, academy partners, and students in current or future high school career academies, at the Hyatt Sarasota Hotel in Sarasota, Fla. Contact: Ms. Sandra Mittelsteadt, NCAC, PO Box 3283, Bakersfield, CA 93385; (805) 328-1391; fax: (805) 328-1385; e-mail: sumitte@zeus.kern.org.

17--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at St. Louis University in St. Louis. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

17-18--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee. Contact: John Clark, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

17-20--Indian Education: Native American Traditions Involve Valuable Education, sponsored by the National Indian Education Association and the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education, for American Indian and Alaska Native pre-K-12 educators, administrators, parents, students, Bureau of Indian Affairs personnel, public/private school and tribal college personnel, researchers, policymakers, and advocates, at the Myriad Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Registration deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: John W. Cheek, Executive Director, NIEA, 700 N. Fairfax St., Suite 210, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-2870; fax: (703) 838-1620; e-mail: niea@mindspring.com.

17-20--Technology: School Technology Management 2000 Conference and Exhibition--Blueprints, Tools, and Practices for the 21st Century School Leader, sponsored by eSchool News Communication Group, for educators, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington. Contact: eSchool News; 7920 Norfolk Ave., Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 394-0115, ext. 120; fax: (301) 913-0119; e-mail: stm2k@eschoolnews.org; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/stm2k.

17-23--School bus safety: National School Bus Safety Week, sponsored by the National PTA, for local PTA groups participating in activities from the "Be Cool. Follow the Rules" bus-safety program. 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.

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