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September 2000 | October 2000
** marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

10--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

11--Curriculum: Seminar, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa, for all educators, in Denver. Deadline: Two weeks before institute date. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

13-15--Leadership: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for school administrators, in Laguna Beach, Calif. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701. ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

13-16--Families: Alliance for Children and Families Annual Conference, sponsored by ACF, for educators and family supporters, at the Sheraton Cleveland City Centre in Cleveland. Contact: Kimberly Jackson, ACF, 11700 W. Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224; phone: (800) 221-3726, ext. 3688 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: kjackson@alliance1.org ; Web site: n/a .

13-16--Vocational education: Fall conference, sponsored by the State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium, for state directors, teachers, and others interested in the vocational education community, at the Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Contact: SDVTEC, 444 North Capitol St. NW, Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001; phone: (202) 737-0303 ; fax: (202) 737-1106 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

16--Leadership: Leadership forum, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for KDP chapter leaders, at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Contact: Lynne Haberstroh, KDP International Headquarters, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; phone: (800) 284-3167 ; fax: (317)704-2323 ; e-mail: lynne@kdp.org ; Web site: www.kdp.org .

18-20--Professional development: Improving America's Schools Regional Conferences, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for superintendents, principals, teachers, grant administrators, grantees of programs administered by the Department of Education, and parent organizers, at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Mary Wagoner, National Conference Logistics Center, University of Oklahoma, 555 East Constitution, Room 208, Norman, OK 73072-7820; phone: (800) 203-5494 or (405) 325-3760 ; fax: (405)325-7075 ; e-mail: mwaggonr@ou.edu ; Web site: www.conferencepros.com .

18-29--College fair: Online College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents to practice becoming familiar with the software for other online events, at www.nacac.com Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314- 2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

19--Best practices: Public hearing, sponsored by the National Education Goals Panel, for educators, policymakers, and interested parties, at Grady High School in Atlanta. Contact: Brian Turnail, Hager Sharp 25, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 842-3600, ext. 222. ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

19-20--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

20--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

20-22--Technology: TechKnowledge 2000, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, in Indianapolis. Contact: SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; phone: (540) 347-0055 ; fax: (540)349-3169 ; e-mail: info@salt.org ; Web site: n/a .

21--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

21-23--Mental health: 4th National Conference on Advancing School-Based Mental Health Programs, sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health Assistance, for educators, at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: CSMHA, University of Maryland, Psychiatry, 680 W. Lexington St., 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201-1570; phone: (888) 706-0980 or (410) 706-0980 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: csmha@umpsy.umaryland.edu ; Web site: csmha.umaryland.edu. .

21-24--Finance: Girls, Women, & Money: Learning, Earning, Managing, Investing, Giving, sponsored by the National Coalition of Girls' Schools, for educators, financial advisers, parents, and fund-raisers, at the Hynes Convention Center, in Boston. Contact: Anne Rosenfeld; phone: (617) 469-6789, ext. 21 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: apiri@mail.com ; Web site: n/a .

23--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the AmericasMart in Atlanta. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: www.nacac.com ; Web site: n/a .

23--Leadership: Leadership forum, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for KDP chapter leaders, at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Contact: Lynne Haberstroh, KDP International Headquarters, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; phone: (800) 284-3167 ; fax: (317)704-2323 ; e-mail: lynne@kdp.org ; Web site: www.kdp.org .

23--Literacy: Annual Convention of the Washington State Council of Teachers of English, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels of education, teacher educators, and Washington teachers, in Seattle. Contact: David Karp, NCTE,; phone: (206) 789-5799 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: karpwood@concentric.net ; Web site: n/a .

24--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Cincinnati Convention Center in Cincinnati. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

24-26--Professional development: 183rd Annual Cape Conference, sponsored by the New England Association of School Superintendents, for educators, at the Four Points Hyannis Sheraton in Bearses Way, Hyannis, Mass. Contact: NEASS, 2 Marina View Drive, Box 375, Chester, CT 06412; phone: (508) 771-3000. ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

24-27--Professional development: Grants Resource Center Fall Conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Washington Marriott Hotel in Washington. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 293-7070 ; fax: (202)296-5819 ; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org ; Web site: www.aascu.org .

24--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Sylvia E. Karpf, Assistant Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 121 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

25--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the University School of Nashville in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

26-27--Professional development: Annual Conference: Best Practices in Special and Regular Education, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrator Association, for K-12 educators, administrative personnel, school board members, attorneys for education, and interested citizens and parents, at the Wayfare Inn Convention Center in Bedford, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; phone: (603) 753-4479 ; fax: (603)753-4611 ; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us ; Web site: www.nhsaa.org .

26-27--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the Miami Airport Marriott in Miami. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

**26--Admissions: Fall workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for professionals in higher education administration, faculty members, and guidance counselors, at the State University of New York at Binghamton in Binghamton, N.Y. Contact: CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; phone: (212) 713-8045 ; fax: (212) 713-8282 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.collegeboard.org .

27--Proposal writing: Proposal Writing Workshop, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: gcedcohio.edu. .

27-28--Professional development: 15th Annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for educators, at the Holiday Inn, in Matteson, Ill. Contact: Debby Kasak, Executive Director, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826-1076; phone: (877) 871-0449 ; fax: (217)333-2440 ; e-mail: kasak@uiuc.edu ; Web site: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims/index.ht ml. .

27-30--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by the True Colors Communications Group, for consultants and educators, in Austin, Texas. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

**27--Admissions: Fall workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for professionals in higher education administration, faculty members, and guidance counselors, at Bucks County Community College in Newton, Pa.; Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Edinboro, Pa.; Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.; and Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; phone: (212) 713-8045 ; fax: (212) 713-8282 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.collegeboard.org .

28--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursuing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the areas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, related disciplines, and their parents, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Greg Ferguson, Director of National College Fairs, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2818; phone: (703) 836-2222, ext. 115 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

28--Learning disabilities: Satellite teleconference: Teaching Reading and Functional Writing to Adults with Learning Disabilities, sponsored by PBS Adult Learning Service, for literacy instructors in adult-education centers, correctional institutes, technical schools, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families programs. Contact: PBS Adult Learning Service; phone: (800) 257-2578 ; fax: (703)739-8471 ; e-mail: als@pbs.org ; Web site: www.pbs.org/als/live .

28--Professional development: Facilitating Whole School Change, sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, for teachers and administrators, at the Massachusetts Archives in Boston. Contact: Janet Ferone, President, NECEL, 4 Pearl St., Boston, MA 02125; phone: (617) 282-6143 ; fax: (773)913-2378 ; e-mail: necel@massed.net ; Web site: n/a .

28--Professional development: Workshop: Building a Professional Learning Community at Work, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, RT 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: gcedcohio.edu. .

28-29--Learning disabilities: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators, at the Westin-Francis Marion Hotel & Charleston Lightsey Conference Center in Charleston, S.C. Contact: National Division for Learning Disabilities Conference, PO Box 1304, Lawrence, KS 66044; phone: (814) 863-1699 ; fax: (814)863-1002 ; e-mail: DLDConference@hotmail.com ; Web site: n/a .

28-30--Diversity: Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, sponsored by the Midwest Writing Centers Association, for teachers of English at all levels of education and teacher-educators, in Minneapolis. Contact: Suzanne M. Swiderski, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista St., #199, Dubuque, IA 52001-4327; phone: (319) 588-7402 ; fax: (319)588-4959 ; e-mail: sswiders@loras.edu ; Web site: n/a .

28-30--English: Regional Conference, sponsored by the West Two-Year College English Association of the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English of all levels, in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Jonelle Moore, NCTE; phone: (480) 461-7351 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: jonelle.moore@mcmail.maricopa.e du. ; Web site: n/a .

**28--Admissions: Fall workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for professionals in higher education administration, faculty members, and guidance counselors, at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y. Contact: CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; phone: (212) 713-8045 ; fax: (212) 713-8282 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.collegeboard.org .

29-30--Professional development: Pathways to Transforming Learning, sponsored by PBS Adult Learning Service and the SCANS 2000 Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, for high school or college-level teachers of math, business, communications, English, technology, manufacturing, and quality control, at the Omni Hotel, in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: PBS Adult Learning Service; phone: (800) 257-2578 ; fax: (703)739-8471 ; e-mail: als@pbs.org ; Web site: www.pbs.org/als/scans .

**29--Admissions: Fall workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for professionals in higher education administration, faculty members, and guidance counselors, at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Del., and the State University of New York College at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; phone: (212) 713-8045 ; fax: (212) 713-8282 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.collegeboard.org .

30-4--Business: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Association of School Business Officials International, for school business officials, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis. Contact: Betty Smith, Director of Conferences, ASBO International, 11401 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190; phone: (703) 478-0405 ; fax: (703)478-0205 ; e-mail: bsmith@asbointl.org ; Web site: www.asbointl.org .

30-3--Architecture: The Council of Educational Facility Planners International 77th Annual International Conference and Trade Show, sponsored by CEFPI, for architects, K- 14 administrators and planners, educators, engineers, manufacturers and suppliers, higher education professionals, and state and provincial government professionals, at Disney's Coronado Springs, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, Marketing/Communications Manager, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; phone: (480) 391-0840 ; fax: (480)391-0940 ; e-mail: barb@cefpi.com ; Web site: www.cefpi.com .

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