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20-23--Experiential education: Advancing Strategies for Civic Renewal and Workforce Development Through Experiential Education, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for K-12 teachers, deans, principals, administrators, higher education faculty, counselors, human-resource professionals, at the Paradise Point Hotel in San Diego. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Jeff Nedelcovych, conference coordinator, NSEE, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 575-5475; fax: (703) 250-5852; e-mail: info@nsee.org.

20-23--Teaching: From Classics to Computers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, sponsored by the NCTE, for two-year college English teachers, at the Pacific Two-Year College English Association of the NCTE in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact: Kevin Parker; NCTE; 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; e-mail: kparker@occ.cccd.edu.

20-24--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Association for School Personnel Administrators, for school personnel, at the Pointe Hilton Resort on South Mountain in Phoenix. Contact: AASPA, 3080 Brickhouse Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23452; (757) 340-1217; fax: (757) 340-1889; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

21--Arts: The Start With Arts Program (S.W.A.P.): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Rockford, Ill. Contact: 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--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Texas A&M University in Commerce. 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.

21--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bakersfield, Calif.; Evansville, Ind.; and Toledo, Ohio. Contact: 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--Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Pittsburgh. Contact: 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: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Portland, Ore. Contact: 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.

*21-22--Inclusion: Annual conference, sponsored by the Mainstream Center at Clarke School for the Deaf/Center for Oral Education, for educators, in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Kathy Tobin, (413) 582-1121 V/TTY; e-mail: ktobin@clarkeschool.org; Web site: www.clarkeschool.org.

21-22--Life skills: Teaching Social Skills to Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, guidance counselors, psychologists, and school administrators, in Los Angeles. 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.

21-23--Diversity: Excellence Through Diversity, sponsored by the Kentucky Association of School Councils, for parents, teachers, administrators and statewide leaders, at the Executive West Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Contact: KASC, PO Box 784, Danville, KY 40423; (606) 238-2188; fax: (606) 238-0806; e-mail: Kascouncil@aol.com; Web site: www.murraystate.edu/sbdm/kasc.htm.

21-23--Exceptional children: Transitions to a New Century, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Career Development and Transition, for educators, at the Sheraton in Charleston, S.C. Contact: Valerie McNinch, 1205 Pendleton St., Suite 372, Columbia, SC 29201; (803) 734-0241; e-mail: vmcninch@govoepp.state.sc.us.

21-23--Foreign language: Capitalizing on Foreign Language, sponsored by the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign language teachers and administrators, at the Renaissance Springfield Hotel in Springfield, Ill. Contact: ICTFL, PO Box 5633, Springfield, IL 62705; (217) 753-3308.

21-23--Literacy: Responses, Reflections, and Reforms, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for reading and literacy teachers, school administrators, and college professors, at the Ramada Rolling Green Inn and Conference Center in Andover, Mass. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Duane Small, Business Manager, NERA, PO Box 322, Moody, ME 04054-0322; (207) 641-2085.

21-23--Middle schools: 1999 Annual New York State Middle School Association Conference, sponsored by the NYMSA, for middle level educators, parents of middle graders, pre-service teachers, and teacher educators, in Lake Placid, N.Y. Contact: NYSMSA; PO Box 53, Pleasantville, NY 10570; (914) 747-9241; fax: (914) 747-9241; e-mail: nysmsa@aol.com; Web site: www.nysmsa.org.

21-23--Professional development: Practice Institute, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for teacher educators, superintendents, personnel officers, state board of education members, and school of education faculty, at the Hartford Hilton Hotel in Hartford, Conn. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, Executive Director, NASDTEC, PO Box 256, Bedford, MA 01730-0256; (781) 275-8839; fax: (781) 271-1573; e-mail: rje@bu.edu; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

21-23--Reading: Responses, Reflections, and Reforms, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for teachers, in Andover, Mass. Contact: NERA, PO Box 322, Moody, ME 04054-0322; (207) 641-2085.

21-23--Science: Regional convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers and administrators, in Detroit; and Windsor, Ontario. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9288; fax: (703) 522-6193.

21-24--Teaching: TeacherFest, online conference for teachers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English/language arts teachers early in their career, conference held online. Contact: www.ncte.org/teacherfest.

22--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Cleveland, Ohio; Paducah, Ky.; and San Luis Obispo, Calif. Contact: 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--Finance: Financial Strategies for a New Century: Tips from America's Experts, sponsored by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association College Retirement Equities Fund, for educators, via live satellite broadcast. Contact: TIAA CREF, 730 Third Ave., New York, NY 10017-3206; (800) 842-2733 ext. 1226.

*22--Math: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mainstream and special eduction teachers, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Resevoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

22--Internet: Beginner's Guide to the Internet, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Gaynelle Bowden, AAAS, 1200 New York Ave., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 326-6670; fax: (202) 371-9849; e-mail gbowden@aaas.org.

*22--Learning disabilites: Symposium, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for mental health professionals, educators, speech pathologists, and occupational therapists, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Resevoir Rd. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

22--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 in grades 1-12, in El Paso, Texas. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056, e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

22-23--At-risk students: Challenging, Troubled, Angry Youth: Developing Resiliency and Responsibility in Regular and Alternative Classrooms, workshop, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for K-12 educators and other adults working with at-risk, discouraged youth, at the Rogue Regency Hotel in Medford, Ore. Contact: Jerry Conrath; OOY; 64 Junco Roadd, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

22-24--Character education: Best Practices and New Perspectives, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, for teachers, administrators, community leaders, and higher education professionals, in Washington. Contact: CEP, 918 16th St. N.W., Suite 501, Washington, DC 20006; (800) 988-8081; fax: (202) 296-7779; e-mail: cepforum@character.org; Web site: www.character.org.

*23--Professional development: Quantum Learning for Teachers, sponsored by the Learning Forum Foundation, for educators, in Denver. Contact: (800) 28-LEARN; Web site: www.learningforum.com.

23--Reading: Effective Techniques for Teaching Reading, Writing, & Spelling, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for K-12 teachers, administrators, students, and tutors, at the New York Hilton & Towers in New York City. Contact: RRFNY, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: 2091027@mcimail.com.

23--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.

23-26--Professional development: Leaders at the Helm: Navigating Uncharted Waters, sponsored by the Magellan Foundation and the School Administrators Association of New York State, for principals, vice-principals, directors, and supervisors, at the Sheraton Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Peggy MacArthur, SAANYS Professional Development Department, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782-9552; Web site: www.saanys.org.

23-27--Exceptional children: Meeting the Challenge of 2000, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Doubletree Hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif. Contact: Leo Sandoval, 309 Browning Court, Roseville, CA 95747; (916) 783-9577; fax: (916) 783-9577.

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

24--Professional development: Academy for New Pupil Services Administration, sponsored by the National Association of Pupil Services Administration, for pupil services administrators, special education administrators, and guidance counselors, at the Sheraton Sand Key Hotel in Clearwater, Fla. Contact: Frankie Cooper, Indianapolis Public Schools, 120 E. Walnut St., Indianapolis, IN 46204; (317) 226-4736.

24-25--Educational reform: Action Research: A Framework for Educational Reform, sponsored by the Center for Educational Leaders at Florida Atlantic University, for teachers, administrators, and teacher educators, at the Delray Beach Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Delray Beach, Fla. Contact: CEL, Florida Atlantic University, College of Education 47, 777 Glades Road, Room 258, Boca Raton, FL 33431; (561) 297-1067; fax: (561) 297-1070; e-mail: Jpisapia@fau.edu.

24-26--Assessment and standards: Challenges and Choices, sponsored by the New York State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for pre-K-12 educators, at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Anthony Mello, NYSASCD, 4 Captain Faldermeyer Court, Stony Point, NY 10908; (914) 942-1263; fax: (914) 429-0570; Web site: www.nysascd.org.

24-26--Inclusion: Reaching All Learners, sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, for educators, parents, and community leaders, at the Renaissance St. Louis Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy White; CSD; 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 872-8282 or (800) 835-8282; fax: (314) 872-9128; e-mail: dorothy@info.csd.org; Web site: www.info.csd.org.

24-27--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Association of Pupil Services Administration, for pupil-services administrators, special education administrators, and guidance counselors, at the Sheraton Sand Key Hotel in Clearwater, Fla. Contact: Nancy Woodward, Salt Lake City Schools, 440 E. First South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; (801) 578-8202.

25--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dallas; Greenville, N.C.; and Stillwater, Okla. Contact: 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.

25--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Marriott City Center in San Francisco. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

25--Fund raising: Fund-Raising Strategy To Support Science and Math Programs, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement 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.

25-26--Counselors: From Gatekeeper to Advocate: Transforming the Role of the Counselor, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for school counselors, in San Diego. Contact: Marlene Guy, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-2304; (202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax: (202) 822-5939; e-mail: mguy@collegeboard.org.

25-26--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 school psychologists, in Orlando, Fla. 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.

25-29--Curriculum management: Curriculum Management Audit Training, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in West Memphis, Ark. Contact: 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.

25-29--Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, five-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Website: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

26--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 Los Angeles at Macys Plaza in Los Angeles. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

26--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. 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.

26--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Aurora, Colo.; and Nacogdoches, Calif. Contact: 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--Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Milwaukee. Contact: 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--Professional development: Understanding By Design, sponsored by the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and parents, in Bedford, N.H. Contact: Jean M. Stefanik, Executive Director, NHASCD, 285 Beaver St., Manchester, NH, 03104-5569; e-mail: NHASCD@aol.com.

26--Science: Hands-On Science, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: 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--Science: Science, Math and Literacy, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement 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.

26-28--Middle schools: 20th Anniversary NYSMSA Conference, sponsored by the New York State Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, parents, pre-service teachers, and teacher educators, in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: NYSMSA; PO Box 53, Pleasantville, NY 10570; (914) 747-9241; fax: (914) 747-9241; e-mail: nysmsa@aol.com; Web site: www.NYSMSA.org.

26-30--Professional development: 1999 College Board National Forum, sponsored by The College Board, for college and high school administrators and faculty concerned, at the Hyatt Regency in San Diego. Contact: Doug Lynch, The College Board, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; (212) 713-8045; fax: (212) 713-8282; e-mail: dlynch@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

27--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Scottish Rite Center in San Diego. Contact: Summer Jerue, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

27--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. 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.

27--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dedham, Mass.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Manhattan, Kan.; and Omaha, Neb. Contact: 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--Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Farmington Hills, Mich. Contact: 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--Professional development: Quantum Learning for Teachers, sponsored by the Learning Forum Foundation, for educators, in Chicago. Contact: (800) 28-LEARN; Web site: www.learningforum.com.

27--School safety: Safe Schools: Creating a Climate for Learning, sponsored by the New England School Development Council, for school administrators and educators, at the Springfield Sheraton Monarch Place in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Dr. Judith Houle, Coordinator of Professional Develpment, NESDC, 28 Lord Road, Marlborough, MA 01752; (508) 481-9444; fax: (508) 481-5655; e-mail: nesdec@nesdec.org; Web site: www.nesdec.org.

27--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 in grades 1-12, in Princeton, N.J. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056, e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

27--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 in grades 1-12, in New Orleans. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056, e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

27--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 in grades 1-12, in Boston. Registration deadline: 10 working days before event. Contact: Esther Davenport, PO Box 95010, Newton, MA 02495; (617) 965-0048; fax: (617) 965-0056, e-mail: edaven1010@aol.com.

27-29--Adult education: Recruiting and Serving Adult Students in the New Millennium: What's Next, sponsored by the Office of Adult Learning Services of The College Board, for education professionals at two- and four-year colleges in admissions, continuing education, adult-student services, distance learning, and enrollment management, at the Hyatt Regency in San Diego. Contact: Office of Adult Learning Services, CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; (212) 713-8002; fax: (212) 713-8316; e-mail: oals@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

27-29--Catholic schools: The Well-Managed Classroom for Catholic Schools, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers, counselors, administrators, religious-education staff, and parish priests, 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.

27-29--Communications: Annual Conference for Chief Public Relations Officers, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for chief public relations officers, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Ga. Contact: CASE; 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax:(202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

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