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October

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.

25-26--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--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--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--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.

26-28--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--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--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--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.

27-29--International education: Europe Seniors' Forum, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for educators, in London. Contact: CASE; 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 328-5900; fax: (202) 387-4973; e-mail: conference@case.org;

27-29--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.

27-30--Professional development: Turns of the Century: Schools at the Millennium, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for teachers, school administrators, directors of admission, and others involved in education with an interest in testing, at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: Dorothy Moore, ERB, 19 Stanworth Road, Kendall Park, NJ 08824; (732) 297-2230; e-mail: info@erbtest.org; Web site: www.erbtest.org.

27-30--School reform: International Conference on Effective Schools: Making School Reform Happen, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International International Center for Effective Schools, for educators, at the Radisson Astrodome Hotel in Houston. Contact: Continuing Education Registration Center, University of Oklahoma, Attn: PDK Conference on Effective Schools, 555 E. Constitution St., Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-6400; (800) 522-0772, ext. 2248; (405) 325-2248; fax: (405) 325-7164.

27-31--Health: National school health conference, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for school health professionals, at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Linda J. Hrobak, ASHA, 7263 State Route 43, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: asha@ashaweb.org; Web site: www.ashaweb.org.

28--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Altoona, Penn.; Burlington, Iowa; Richmond, Va.; and Timonium, Md. 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.

28--Arts: The Start With Arts Program (S.W.A.P.): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in New Haven, Conn. 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.

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

28--Counselors: Workshop, sponsored by ACT Inc., for high school counselors, at Harding University in Searcy, Ark. 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.

*28--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.

28-29--Technology: Annual fall conference, sponsored by Oswego State University, Department of Technology, for educators, in Oswego, N.Y. Contact: William Waite; (315) 341-3011; Web site: www.oswego.edu/waite.

28-30--Effective schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Center for Effective Schools at Phi Delta Kappa International Inc., for administrators, teachers, board members, state education department personnel, and higher education faculty, site to be announced. Contact: Jennie Parker, National Conference Logistics Center, University of Oklahoma, 555 E. Constitution, Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; (800) 937-4760 or (405) 325-1450; fax: (405) 325-7075; e-mail: jiparker@ou.edu; Web site: www.ou.edu/nclc/gate.html.

28-30--Exceptional children: Empowering Our Spirit--Embracing Our Future, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Ramada Inn in Marie, Ontario. Contact: Claranne McFarling, 710-275 Albert St., Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6N7 Canada; (705) 945-5525 or (705) 942-2389; fax: (705) 253-3962; e-mail: claranne.mcfarling@sympatico.ca.

28-30--Gifted children: Shaping Student Understanding, sponsored by the Virginia Association for the Gifted, for educators, parents, and students, at the Richmond Marriott in Richmond, Va. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: John Booth, VAG, PO Box 26212, Richmond, VA 23260-6212; e-mail: jdbooth@erols.com, Web site: www.vagifted.org.

28-30--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators and administrators, at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NMSA, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4493; fax: (703) 548-9446.

28-30--Middle schools: 26th Annual Conference and Exhibit, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school educators and administrators, at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, CMP, NMSA; 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: jakappen@aol.com; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

28-30--Teachers: Fall conference, sponsored by the New England Council of Teachers of English, for educators, at the Sheraton Tara in Nashua, New Hampshire. Contact: Karen Kurzman, NECTE, 507 Elm St., Derby Line, VT 05830-9315; (802) 873-9003; e-mail: kkurzncu@pop.k12.vt.us.

29--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Overland Park, Kan. 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.

29--Arts: The Start With Arts Program (S.W.A.P.): Integration That Works, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Worcester, Mass. 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.

29--Technology: The Classroom of Tomorrow: The Challenge Continues, sponsored by SCOPE, for educators, board members, and parents at the Islandia Marriott in Islandia, 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.

29-31--Montessori education: Fall regional seminar, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, at the Oakland Marriott in Oakland, Calif. Contact: AMS, 281 Park Ave. South, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010-6102; (212) 358-1250; fax (212) 358-1256.

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

30--Learning strategies curriculum: Self-Questioning Strategy, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the University of Kansas. Contact: Susan Spero; CC; 22 East 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@churchillschool.com.

30-Nov. 4--Technology: World conference of the World Wide Web, Internet, and Intranet, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; e-mail: aace@virginia.edu; Web site: www.aace.org/conf/webnet.

31--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 Columbia River in Portland. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

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

31-Nov. 2--Communications: Annual Conference for Special Events Planners, sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for special events planners, at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza in San Diego. 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.


November

1--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Grand Junction, Colo., and Great Falls, Mont. 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.

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

1-4--School architecture: Building Excellence, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for architects, K-14 administrators, engineers, construction managers, manufacturers and suppliers, higher education faculty members, and state/provincial government representatives, at the Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, Marketing and Communications Manager, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: barb@cefpi.com; Web site: www.cefpi.com.

2--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Green Bay, Wis. 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.

2--Professional development: Batteries Not Included: Motivating the Reluctant Learner, sponsored by The Crossroads School, for educators, at The Crossroads School in Paoli, Pa. Contact: TCS; 1681 North Valley Road, Paoli, PA 19301; (610) 296-6772; fax: (610) 296-6772; Web site: www.cross-roads.org.

*2--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.

2-3--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2-3-Portfolios: School Portfolios, 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.

2-3--At-risk youths: Working With Aggressive Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, youth-care and social workers, guidance counselors, foster parents, law-enforcement officers, and psychologists, in New Orleans. 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.

2-5--Technology: International Conference on Computers in Education, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, for educators, in Chiba, Japan. Contact: AACE, PO Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; (804) 973-3987; fax: (804) 978-7449; e-mail: okamoto@ai.is.uec.ac.jp; Web site: www.ai.is.uec.ac.jp/icce99.

3--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Cherry Hill, N.J.; Cookeville, Tenn.; Indianapolis; and LaCrosse, Wis. 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.

*3--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.

3-4--Middle schools: Consortium VI, Year I: School Improvement, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators. Contact: Debbie Campbell, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 877-6263; fax: (978) 877-6504; e-mail: dscampbe@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

3-4--Multiple intelligences: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Honolulu. 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.

3-5--Professional development: The Melding of the Millennium Mind, sponsored by the Tucumcari Municipal Schools, for aspiring principals, elementary and middle school principals and assistant principals, and retired principals, at the Tucumcari Convention Center in Tucumcari, N.M. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Deborah Dominguez-Clark, TMS, PO Box 1046, Tucumcari, NM 88401; (505) 461-4344; fax: (505) 461-6410; e-mail: Deborah L. Clark@yahoo.com.

3-5--Study skills: Hm Study Skills Seminar for Leaders, 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 Washington. 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.

3-6--Learning disabilities: Annual conference, sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, parents, researchers, and individuals with dyslexia, at the Downtown Marriott in Chicago. Contact: Susan Brickley, IDA, 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Building, Suite 382, Baltimore, MD 21286-2044; (800) ABC-D123 or (410) 296-0232; e-mail: info@interdys.org; Web site: www.interdys.org.

3-7--Gifted children: 46th Annual Convention of the National Association for Gifted Children, sponsored by the NAGC, for educators, administrators, coordinators, guidance counselors, and parents, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: NAGC, 1707 L St. N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 785-4268; Web site: www.nagc.org.

4--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Lynchburg, Va.; and Urbana, 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.

*4--Literacy: Integrating the Arts With Literacy: The Power To Promote Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in 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.

*4--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.

4--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 Houston. 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.

4--Testing: How To Raise Test Scores, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Columbia, S.C. 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.

4-5--Special education: Pennsylvania CEC Federation Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Hershey-Harrisburg Holiday Inn in Grantville, Pa. Contact: Brenda Robertson, BCIU #14, PO Box 16050, 1111 Commons Blvd., Reading, PA 19612-6050; (610) 987-8541; fax: (610) 987-8400; e-mail: brerob@berksiu.k12.pa.us.

4-5--Secondary education: Success, Standards, and Struggling Secondary Students, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for secondary educators working with and/or planning programs for adolescents, at the Harbor Square in Edmonds, Wash. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468-3120.

4-5--School improvement: Michigan at the Millennium: Times Are Changing, sponsored by the Michigan School Public Relations Association, for school public relations professionals, school district administrators, and school improvement teams, at the Holiday Inn West in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Shelley Yorke Rose, Oakland Schools, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2735; (248) 209-2186; fax: (248) 209-2206; e-mail: Shelley.Rose@oakland.k12.mi.us; Web site: www.oakland.k12.mi.us.

4-6-Assessment: Assessment: Best Practices for the Future, sponsored by the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for diagnosticians, psychologists, learning consultants, and teachers, at the Historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Sandra Latchford, CEDS, 60 Surrey St., Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 4L3; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandral@unb.ca.

4-6--Education law: Education Law Association 45th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for educators, attorneys, and anyone interested in education law, in Dayton, Ohio. Contact: Robert Wagner, Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: ela@keiko.udayton.edu; Web address: www.educationlaw.org.

4-6--Education law: A Reflection of Changes in Education Law, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for attorneys, school administrators, educators, faculty members in schools of education and law, and staff members of state and federal education agencies, at The Swissotel in Chicago. Contact: ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280; (937) 229-3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: ela@udayton.edu; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.

4-6--Special education: Illinois CEC Federation Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Hilton Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, Ill. Contact: Joyce Meyer; 345 West St., Gurnee, IL 60031; (847) 360-5473; fax: (847) 360-5396; e-mail: jmeyer@mail.wps.lake.k12.il.us.

4-6--Special education: Council for Educational Diagnostic Services' 1999 Topical Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Merger Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Sandra Latchford, 60 Surrey Crescent, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 4L3; (506) 452-6021; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandral@unb.ca.

4-6--Special education: Redefining Special Education for the 21st Century, sponsored by the New York Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, N.Y. Contact: Craig Michaels, National Center for Disability Services, 201 I.U. Willets Road, Albertson, NY 11507; (516) 465-1601; fax: (516) 747-5378; e-mail: cmichaels@ncds.org.

4-7--Communications: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Communication Association, for faculty members, professionals, administrators, and students in the field of communications, at the Hilton Chicago & Towers. Contact: Michelle Randall, NCA, 5105 Backlick Road, Bldg. E, Annandale, VA 22301; (703) 750-0533; e-mail: mrandall@natcom.org; Web site: www.natcom.org.

5--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Fairfax, Va., and Oaklawn, 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.

5--Literacy: Integrating the Arts With Literacy: The Power To Promote Learning, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo. 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.

5--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 York City. 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.

5-6--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

5-6--Saturday academies: Safety Nets: Focus on Saturday Academies, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for educators, students, and parents, in Washington. Contact: Marlene Guy, CB, 1233 20th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036;(202) 822-5930, ext. 120; fax: (202) 822-5939; e-mail: equity@collegeboard.org.

5-6--School improvement: Developing Dynamic Connections To Improve Schools and Communities, sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, for educators, community members, business leaders, and others interested in improving the quality of public education, at the Stoweflake Inn and Resort in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Rick Dalton, President, FES, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753-9264; (802) 462-3170; fax: (802) 462-3180; e-mail: fes@panther.middlebury.edu; Web site: www.fesnet.org.

5-7--Women administrators: Women School Administrators Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for women administrators, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Pentagon City, Arlington, Va. Registration deadline: Oct. 22. Contact: AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209-1813; (703) 528-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: mhunt@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

6--Reading: Teaching Decoding Fluency to Older Students Through Syllabication, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@churchillschool.com.

*7-9--Early literacy: The Northeast Early Literacy Conference, sponsored by Lesley College, for teachers, administrators, literacy coordinators, and child-care providers, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: Mary Mindess, LC, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8923; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: mmindess@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/earlyedconference.html.

*7-9--Kindergarten: 37th Annual New England Kindergarten Conference, sponsored by Lesley College, for teachers, administrators, literacy coordinators, and child-care providers, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: Mary Mindess, LC, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8923; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: mmindess@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/earlyedconference.html.

*7-9--Reading: Reading Recovery Institute, sponsored by Lesley College, for teachers, administrators, literacy coordinators, and child-care providers, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Contact: Mary Mindess, LC, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8923; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: mmindess@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/earlyedconference.html.

7-10--Collaborative education: Faith Communities and Public Schools: Building on Common Ground, sponsored by the School District of Philadelphia, the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Council of Churches, for representatives from the faith community, schools, nonprofit community organizations, human services, recreation, and corporate and philanthropic organizations, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Philadelphia. Contact: Joseph Meade, SDP, 21st and Parkway, Family Resource Network, Room 509, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 299-7307; fax: (215) 299-7332; e-mail: jmeade@phila.k12.pa.us; Web site: www.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/frn.

8--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Ardmore, Okla.; Durham, N.C.; St. Paul, Minn.; and Traverse City, 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.

8-9--At-risk youths: Working With Aggressive Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, youth-care and social workers, guidance counselors, foster parents, law-enforcement 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.

8-10--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.

8-10--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 Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. 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: www.occe.ou.edu./cssrs.html.

8-13--Partnerships: Symposium on partnerships, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for educators and business and community leaders, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: napehq@napehq.org.

9--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bushkill, Pa.; Channelview, Texas; Prescott, Ariz.; and Utica, N.Y. 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.

9--Literacy: Developing Literate Learners Today, Building Leaders Tomorrow, 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.

9--Literature and math: Connecting Literature to Mathematics, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Dayton, 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.

9--Professional development: Active Learning Strategies for Extended Blocks of Time, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Madison, Wis. 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.

9--Reading: How To Create Games That Teach, Reinforce, and Review Reading and Language Concepts, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 22 E. 95th St., New York, NY 10128; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 410-3199; e-mail: churchillcenter@churchillschool.com.

9-10--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: Tiffany Johnson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9-10--Multiple intelligences: The Rubrics Way: Using Multiple Intelligences To Assess Understanding, 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.

10--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Sylvia Karpf, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

10--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Hickory, N.C.; Schenectady, N.Y.; and West Conshohocken, 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.

10--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Boise Centre on the Grove in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Bethany Bresnick, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

10--Testing: Teachers, Testing, and Change, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in San Francisco. 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.

10-12--Partnerships: National Symposium on Partnerships in Education, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for school volunteer directors, corporate decisionmakers, educators, volunteers, and policymakers, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: NAPE, 901 N. Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: NAPEhq@NAPEhq.org; Web site: www.partnersineducation.org.

10-13--Diversity: Balancing Unity and Diversity: Professional Preparation for Changing Educational Environments, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Teacher Education Division, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Suites in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: Mary Anne Prater, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1776 University Ave.--WA 2-128, Honolulu, HI 96822; e-mail: prater@hawaii.edu.

10-13--Diversity: Mosaic: Connecting Communities for Action, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Schools, for administrators, school heads, diversity coordinators, teachers, and students of color, at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel in San Francisco. Contact: Molly Nowotny, NAIS, 1620 L St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 973-9774; fax: (202) 973-9790; Web site: www.nais.org.

10-13--Professional development: Students in Transition Conference, sponsored by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, for faculty members, academic administrators, and student-personnel administrators in higher education, at the St. Louis Airport Marriott in St. Louis. Contact: Nina L. Glisson, Conference Coordinator, NRC, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: ninal@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: fye.sc.edu.

10-13--Technology: Technology and Learning Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school district technology coordinators, teachers, school board members, principals, superintendents, media specialists, and other district education technology leaders, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas. Contact: Cheryl Williams, Director of Education Technology Programs, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6213; fax: (703) 548-5560; e-mail: cwilliams@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/T+L.

10-14--Diversity: Crossing Borders for Equity and Justice, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for pre-K through college educators, students, community and business leaders, policymakers, multicultural activists, and diversity advocates, at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in San Diego. Contact: NAME, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-6263; fax: (202) 628-6263; e-mail: nameorg@erols.com; Web site: www.umd.edu/name.

10-14--School librarians: Unleash the Power: Knowledge, Technology, Diversity, sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians and the International Association of School Librarianship, for school librarians, media specialists, and administrators, at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Christopher Lee, Meeting Planner, ALA, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433, ext. 1393; fax: (312) 664-7459; e-mail: clee@ala.org.

11--Technology: Information Technology and School-to-Careers, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, the Information Technology Association of America, and the Northeast Ohio Software Association, for educators, in Cleveland. 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.

11-12--At-risk youths: Working With Aggressive Youth, two-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for educators, youth-care and social workers, guidance counselors, foster parents, law-enforcement officers, and psychologists, 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.

11-12--Special education: Transcend the Past ... Walk Into the Future, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Teacher Education Division, for educators, at the Lakeview Resort in Morgantown, W.Va. Contact: Kathy Walker; 404 Old Main Drive, Summersville, WV 26651; (304) 872-6440, ext. 26; fax (304) 872-6442; e-mail: kwalker@access.k12.wv.us.

11-12--Women educators: Second Annual Leadership Conference for Women Educators, sponsored by the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education, for women educators, at the Omni Hotel in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: UV, Curry School of Education, Ruffner Hall, 405 Emmet St., Charlottesville, VA 22903-2495; (804) 392-8893; fax: (804) 392-1911; e-mail: bde4a@virginia.edu.

11-13-Math: Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Mathematical Understanding, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Northeast Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics, in Topeka, Kan. Registration deadline: Oct. 7. 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.

11-13--Teachers: Teaching and Learning in the New Millennium, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for new and retired teachers, at the Omni-Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore. Contact: KDP, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (800) 284-3167; fax: (317) 704-2323; Web site: www.kdp.org.

*11-13--Technology: Connected Classroom Conference, sponsored by Classroom Connect, for educators, at the Long Beach Convention Center, in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: CC, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 221, El Segundo, CA 90245; (800) 638-1639; Web site: www.classroom.com.

11-13--Technology: Technology and Learning Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Institute for the Transfer of Technology to Education, for educators, technology coordinators, board members, superintendents, administrators, and library or media specialists, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas. Contact: Cheryl S. Williams, Director, Technology Programs, NSBA-ITTE, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: cheryl@nsba.org.

11-13--Testing: The National Conference on Testing, sponsored by the Richland Northeast High School, for educators and administrators, at the Sand Dunes/Ocean Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: Lori Marrero or Patrick Downing, RNHS, 7500 Brookfield Road, Columbia, SC 29223; (803) 699-2800.

12--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Greenville, S.C., and Johnson City, Tenn. 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.

12--Professional development: Ohio Federation Council for Exceptional Children Fall Conference, sponsored by the OFCEC, for education, treatment, and youth-work professionals who serve delinquent, disturbed, and at-risk youths, at the Columbus Marriott North in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Tim Monahan, OFCEC, 14789 Lancelot Lane East, North Royalton, OH 44133; (440) 243-6000, ext. 268; fax: (440) 234-2309.

12--Volunteerism: How To Establish and Maintain a School Volunteer Program, sponsored by the Kentucky Coalition of School Volunteer Organizations Inc., for administrators, teachers, and volunteer coordinators and staff members, at the Holiday Inn South in Louisville, Ky. Registration deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Nancy Rogers, KCSVO, PO Box 516, Lebanon, KY 40033; 270-692-1300; e-mail: KCSVO@kih.net; Web site: www.MyAd.net/KCSVO.

12-13-Math: Mathematics With Meaning, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for math teachers and administrators, in Washington. 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.

12-13--History: Kids Learning History Conference, sponsored by the National Council for History Education, National History Day, Colonial Williamsburg, and the Cincinnati History Museum, for elementary and middle school teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators, at the Cincinnati Museum Center in Cincinnati. Contact: Elaine Wrisley Reed, Executive Director, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche19@idt.net; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

12-13-Professional development: Leadership institute, sponsored by the College Board, Equity 2000, for principals and other administrators, in Washington. 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.

12-14--Honor society: National Honor Society conference, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for students and advisers, at the Hyatt Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Donna Clark, NASSP, Department of Student Activities, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860-7336.

13--Professional development: 35th Annual Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Council of Supervisors and Administrators, Local 1, American Federation of School Administrators, AFL-CIO, at the Hilton Towers in New York City. Contact: Pierre Lehmuller, CSA, 16 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11241-1003; (718) 852-3000, ext. 221; fax: (718) 403-0279; e-mail: Pierre@csa-nyc.org.

14--Middle schools: Involving Parents as Partners: Annual Meeting of NELMS Parent Network, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Candice Short, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 877-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: coshort@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

14-15--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school students, at the Convention Center in Washington. Contact: Tiffany Johnson, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

14-16--Teaching: Annual conference, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for teachers, administrators, community-based school reformers, school public relations officers, and school board members, at the Washington Monarch Hotel in Washington. Contact: PEN, 601 13th Street N.W., Suite 900 N., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-7460; fax: (202) 628-1893; e-mail: PEN@PublicEducation.org; Web site: www.PublicEducation.org.

14-17--Special education: Annual conference and business meeting, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, for state directors, policymakers, and other administrators of statewide special education programs and services, at the Harveys Resort Hotel in Lake Tahoe, Nev. Contact: Bill East, Executive Director, NASDSE, King Street Station I, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 519-3800; fax: (703) 519-3808; e-mail: east@nasdse.org.

14-20--American education: American Education Week, sponsored by the National PTA, 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.

15--Algebra: Hands-On Equations: Making Algebra Child's Play!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Alexandria, Minn.; Flint, Mich.; Tacoma, Wash.; and Victoria, 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

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