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18--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Regal River Front Hotel 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.

18--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bowling Green, Ky.; and Rome, Ga. 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.

18--Preschool: Preschool 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.

18--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dallas. 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.

18--Professional development: Quantum Learning for Teachers, sponsored by the Learning Forum Foundation, for educators, at the Radisson in San Diego. Contact: (800) 28-LEARN; Web site: www.learningforum.com.

18--Technology: Exploring Assessment Issues in Technology, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested 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.

18-19--Curriculum and instruction: What Works in Curriculum and Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

18-20--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers 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; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org.

19--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 Houston. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

19--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, 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.

19--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Amherst, N.Y.; Concord, N.H.; and St. Louis. 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.

19--Internet: Beginner's Guide to the Internet, 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.

19--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Austin, Texas. 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.

19--School-to-work: Building Our Future Workforce--Business & Education in Partnership, sponsored by SCOPE, the Long Island School-to-Career Partnership, for educators, at the Melville Marriott in Melville, N.Y. Contact: Connie Garone or Betty Westcott, SCOPE, 100 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown, NY 11787; (516) 360-0800; fax: (516) 360-0356; e-mail: cgarone@www.li-scope.org or bwestcott@www.li-scope.org; Web site: www.LI-SCOPE.org.

19-20--Monitoring: The A, B, C, Ds of Monitoring in the Next Millenium, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System and Regional Resource and Federal Centers, for state and contract staff responsible for monitoring local programs, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Mid-South Regional Resource Center, 126 Mineral Industries Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0051; (606) 257-4356; e-mail: msrrc@ihdi.uky.edu; Web site: www.ihdi.uky.edu/msrrc.

19-21--Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business Inc., University of Wisconsin-Madison, for school teams to design an alternative compensation package, at the Wisconsin-Madison Hotel in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong; CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin-Madison; 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax: (608) 263-6448; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre.

20--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Columbia, Mo.; Panama City, Fla.; and Portland, Maine. 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.

20--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 Dallas. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

20--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Texas A&M University in College Station. 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.

20--Literacy: Getting Results: Developing Literacy in Grades 3-8, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in State College, Pa. 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.

20--Professional development: Getting Beyond Disruption, Hostility, and Excuses, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Little Rock, 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.

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

20--Special education: Serving Students with Significant Disabilities in Two-Year Colleges, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for secondary-transition specialists, postsecondary-disabled-student-services personnel, and local administrators, at the Sheraton Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: John Gugerty, Project Director, CEW, UW, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706-1796; (608) 263-2724; fax: (608) 262-3050; e-mail: jgugerty@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu/nidrr.

20-21--Achievement: Maximizing Achievement Through Alignment, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

20-21--Learning: Brain-Based Learning--Can it Improve Proficiency Test Scores?, 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.

20-22--Communications: Persuasive Development Writing: Making Your Case for Support, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in St. Louis. 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.

20-22--Development: Persuasive Development Writing: Making Your Case for Support, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in St. Louis. 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.

20-22--Fund raising: Major Gift Fund Raising, sponsored by the Council For Advancement And Support Of Education, for educators, at the Marriott Marina Del Rey in Los Angeles. Contact: CASE; 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org; Web site: www.case.org.

20-22--Discipline: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for principals, building administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, 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.

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.

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