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October 2000 (part 1) | October 2000 (part 2) | November 2000

** marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

October

1--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 Kennedy Center in Washington and at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore. 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 .

2--School counseling: National Educational Conference for Counselors and Administrators, sponsored by the Beta Club, for counselors and administrators, at the Wyndham Harbour Island Hotel in Tampa, Fla. Contact: NBC, 151 West Lee St., Spartanburg,SC 29306-3012; phone: (800) 845-8281 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: etucker@betaclub.org ; Web site: n/a .

2-3--Grants: Fall Funding Festival 2000, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Grant Development Network, for K- 12 grantwriters (beginning and advanced) or anyone with grantwriting responsibilities at a school district, at the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit, in Lancaster, Pa. Contact: Ginny Lays, Riverview Intermediate Unit, 880 Greencrest Drive, Shippenville, PA 16254-8998; phone: (814) 226-7103, ext. 114. ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

2-4--Professional development: Improving America's Schools Regional Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for superintendents, principals, teachers, grant administrators, grantees of programs administered by the Department of Education, national and community-based educational organizers, and parent organizers, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. Contact: Mary Waggoner, 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 .

1-3--Professional development: The Moral Instruction of Children, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for elementary school faculty, staff, and administration, at the Santa Sabina Center in San Rafael, Calif. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; phone: (404) 355-4460 ; fax: (404)355-4435 ; e-mail: info@csee.org ; Web site: www.csee.org .

3-4--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. 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 .

3-6--Parental involvement: Seminar: Common Sense Parenting for Parent Trainers, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, counselors, and liaison officers, in Houston. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771 ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

**3-4--Technology: eSchool Technology Conference and Exposition, sponsored by eSchool News, for educators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: eSTCE; phone: (800) 394-0115, ext. 119 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: estcinfo@eschoolnews.org ; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/estc .

4-5--Professional development: Workshop: Elements of Effective Instruction, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, 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. .

4-6--Safety: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for consultants, program administrators, and directors, in Albuquerque. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

4-6--School finance: Reengineering School Finance, sponsored by Public Information Resources, for those involved in school budgeting and financing, and leaders in education, government, foundations, business, nonprofits, and communities, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Contact: Hilton Jankelowitz, Reengineering School Finance, Public Information Resources, 1895 Centre St., Suite 2, Boston, MA 02132; phone: (617) 469-6789, ext.10 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: pirizj@netscape.net ; Web site: www.edupr.com .

5--Aesthetic realism: Seminar: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Succeeds--and Answers the Question, Education, What For?, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Consultants, for teachers, administrators, and other school-based personnel, at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; phone: (212) 777-4490 ; fax: (212)777-4426 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org .

5-6--Accountability: Technical Issues Affecting State Accountability Systems, sponsored by the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, for professionals dealing with the design of assessment and accountability systems and state department of education staffs, at the Crowne Plaza Nashua in Nashua, N.H. Contact: LauraLee LeBel, PO Box 491, Dover, NH 03821-0491; phone: (603) 742-2586 ; fax: (603)740-5607 ; e-mail: LLeBel@NCIEA.org ; Web site: www.NCIEA.org .

5-6--Professional development: Annual convention, sponsored by the Idaho Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels of education, other state teachers, and teacher- educators, in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Paula Fisher; phone: (208) 939-1404 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: fisherp@mailhost.sd02.k12.id.us. ; Web site: n/a .

5-7--Diversity: Regional Conference, sponsored by the Midwest Two-Year College English Association of the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels of education, in Detroit. Contact: Ella Davis or Mary Mahoney; phone: (313) 922-3311 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

5-7--Diversity: Healing the Heart of Diversity, sponsored by the Fetzer Institute, for K-12 and higher education administrators and educators, business leaders, and others interested in diversity, in Washington. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HTHD, 712 Staunton Ave. NE, Roanoke, VA 24016; phone: (540) 343-5192 ; fax: (540)721-4211 ; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com ; Web site: n/a .

5-7--Literacy: Annual conference, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for K-12 teachers, at the Holiday Inn-by-the-Bay, in Portland, Maine. Contact: Duane Small, NERA, PO Box 322, Moody, ME 04054-0322; phone: (207) 641-2085 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: nereading.org .

5-7--Science: Northwestern Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for educators, in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Convention Registration Office, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; phone: (800) 328-8998 or (703) 312-9221 ; fax: (703)522-5413 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nsta.org/conv. .

5-8--Counseling: National conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for secondary school counselors and college admission counselors, in Washington. Contact: Adrienne Preston, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 836-2222 ; fax: (703)836-8015 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nacac.com .

**5-8--Urban schools: Council of Urban Boards of Education 32nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, superintendents, and other school leaders, at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas. Contact: Katrina Kelley, Director, CUBE, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6711; (703) 683-7590 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa .

6-10--Private schools: Student leadership camp, sponsored by Maryknoll School, for private school students and teachers in the Pan-Pacific Region, at Camp Koko Kahi in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Contact: Della Au, Maryknoll School, 1402 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822; phone: (808) 952-7242 ; fax: (808)952-7201 ; e-mail: dau@pape2000.org ; Web site: n/a .

**6-8--Technology: Cyber Ethics: Teaching Responsible Use of Technology, sponsored by Marymount University and the Cybercitizen Partnership, for Educators, at Marymount University in Arlington, Va. Contact: Laurie Callahan, MU; phone: (703) 284-1648 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: laurie.callahan@marymount.edu ; Web site: www.marymount.edu .

7--Multiculturalism: Annual fall conference, sponsored by the Washington State Association for Multicultural Education, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: WSAME; phone: (206) 522-5438 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: crekdal@psesd.org ; Web site: n/a .

5-7--Career counseling: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, career counselors, and private- practice counselors, in Atlanta. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

5-7--Sexual harassment: Tenth International Conference on Sexual Assault and Harassment on Campus, sponsored by the Safe Schools Coalition, for counselors, health workers, administrators, faculty, students, parents, and government leaders, at the Hyatt Orlando Hotel, in Kissimmee, Fla. Contact: David Anderson, Conference Coordinator, Safe Schools Coalition, PO Box 1338, Holmes Beach, FL 34217; phone: (914) 778-6652 ; fax: (914)778-6818 ; e-mail: 102630.2245@compuserv.com ; Web site: www.ed.mtu.edu/safe. .

5-7--Team building: Training, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Washington. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

8-12--Delinquency prevention: 90th Annual Truancy, Dropout, and Delinquency Prevention Conference, sponsored by the International Association of Pupil Personnel Workers, for educators, school counselors, school psychologists, and juvenile-justice workers, at the Clarion Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Darryl Norwood, Department of Pupil Services, 390 Martins Lane, Rockville, MD 20850; phone: (301) 279-3805 ; fax: (301) 279-8549 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

9--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 Twelve Caesars in Philadelphia. 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 .

9-13--Child development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for parents, educators, administrators, health-care and human-services providers, researchers, and interested others, at the Hilton Washington & Towers in Washington. Contact: NBCDI, 1023 15th St. NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202)0387-1281 ; fax: (202)234-1738 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nbcdi.org .

9-12--Private schools: Private School Education for the New Millennium, sponsored by the Maryknoll School and the Pan-Pacific Association of Private School Education, for private school educators, administrators, and other educators interested in issues related to private school and international education, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu. Contact: Della Au, Maryknoll School, 1402 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822; phone: (808) 973-1888 ; fax: (808)973-1890 ; e-mail: dau@maryknollhs.org ; Web site: n/a .

10--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 Carnegie Hall, Oberlin, in Cleveland. 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 .

10--Professional development: Workshop: Professional Network for Administrators and Instructional Leaders, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, 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 .

10-11--Professional development: New Hampshire School Administrator Association Institute on Change in Education, sponsored by the NHSAA, for K-12 educators, administrative personnel, school board members, attorneys for education, and interested citizens and parents, at the Wayfarer 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 .

11--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 Omni Netherland Hotel 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: www.nacac.com .

11--Counseling: Guidance Expo 2000, sponsored by the New York Counseling Association, for counselors and educators, at the Westchester County Center, in White Plains, N.Y. Contact: Louis Brunelli, NYCA, PO Box 90, Crompond, NY 10517; phone: (914)734-9644 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: guidance.expo@worldnet.att.net ; Web site: n/a .

11--Professional development: Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children and its Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners Pre-Symposium Institutes, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; phone: (888) 232-7733 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org ; Web site: n/a .

11--Professional development: The Move Toward a Synthesis of Assessment Methods, 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. .

**11--Standards: Five Steps for Aligning Curriculum to Assessments, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Omaha, Neb. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812) 339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

12-14--Teacher education: Professional Practices Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for employees of state departments of education, regional school superintendents, human-resource personnel, law-enforcement officers, child-protective workers, school administrators, non-public school officials, teacher- preparation-program officials, and professional education organizations, at the Hilton Airport Hot Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, Executive Director, NASDTEC, 39 Nathan Ellis Highway, PMB #134, Mashpee, MA 02649; phone: (508) 539-8844 ; fax: (508)539-8868 ; e-mail: nasdtec@mediaone.net ; Web site: www.nasdtec.org .

12--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 Regal Riverfront Hotel in St. Louis. 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 .

12--Professional development: Meeting the Challenge of Difficult Students, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Rockford, Ill. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

12-13--Diversity: Diversity in the New Millennium, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children and its Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: CEC, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589; phone: (888) 232-7733 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org ; Web site: n/a .

12-13--Geography: Water and the Inland Empire, sponsored by California State University and the San Bernardino Water Resources Institute, for educators and local water districts, at California State University, San Bernardino. Contact: Beverly Noerr, CSU, San Bernardino, College of Extended Learning, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397; phone: (909) 880-5981 ; fax: (909)880-5907 ; e-mail: bnoerr@csusb.edu ; Web site: www.cel.csusb.edu. .

12-14--English: Annual fall conference, sponsored by the North Carolina English Teachers Association of the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers at all levels of education, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Linda G. Jobe, Halifax County Schools, PO Box 468, Halifax, NC 27836-0468; phone: (252) 583-5111, ext. 270 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: jobelg@mindspring.com ; Web site: n/a .

12-14--English: Regional conference, sponsored by the Northeast Two-Year College English Association of the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers of English at all levels of education, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Robert R. Green, (412) 237-2604; phone: (412)237-6580 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: rgreen@ccac.edu. ; Web site: n/a .

12-14--Finance: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for educators and all those interested, at the Sheraton-Tacoma, in Tacoma, Wash. Contact: CSFA, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082; phone: (800) 248-8080 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

12-14--Special needs: Many Roads--Different Directions, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children Division on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, for educators, at the Holiday Inn- Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Contact: Val Sharpe; phone: (410) 480-9667 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: VMKKO@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

12-14--Reading: Regional conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for educators, in St. Louis. Contact: Tom Cornell, Chairperson, IRA, 124 Travelers Trail, St. Peters, MO 63376; phone: (314) 938-2355 ; fax: (314)938-2347 ; e-mail: COI36@rockwood.k12.mo.us ; Web site: www.reading.org .

**12-14--School law: Council of School Attorneys' Advocacy Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys, for school lawyers and other school leaders, at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Contact: Susan Butler, Director, COSA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6711; (703) 683-7590 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa .

13-14--Curriculum: Connecting Community, Classrooms, and Curriculum, sponsored by the Foxfire Fund Inc., for teachers, administrators, and community members, at the Wyndham Atlanta in Atlanta. Contact: Foxfire, PO Box 541, Mountain City, GA 30562; phone: (706) 746-5828 ; fax: (706)746-5829 ; e-mail: foxfire@foxfire.org ; Web site: n/a .

13-15--Technology: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for tech-prep and school- to-career practitioners at the secondary and postsecondary levels, faculty members, coordinators, administrators, principals, curriculum supervisors, and counselors, in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Teresa Rollins, Conference Coordinator, NTPN, PO Box 21206, Waco, TX 76702-1206; phone: (800) 518-1410 ; fax: (254)776-2306 ; e-mail: trollins@cord.org ; Web site: www.cord.org .

**13-14--Urban schools: Engaging Parents, Poverty, and Diversity to Improve Student Achievement, sponsored by the Center for Revitalization of Urban Education, the Michigan Education Association, and the National Education Association, at the Crowne Plaza Airport Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Deadline: Oct. 2. Contact: MEA NEA CRUE, 2755 Carpenter Road, Suite 3B-SW, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1186; phone: (734)-975-0025 ; fax: (734)-975-0042 ; e-mail: DNixon@mea.org ; Web site: www.mea.org .

**13--Mathematics: Workshop, for educators, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; phone: (202) 944-3082 ; fax: (202) 965-5106 ; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

13-14--School desegregation: Conference, sponsored by the Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law, for education administrators, sociologists, political scientists, and litigators, at the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder, Colo. Contact: Professor Robert Nagel, University of Colorado; phone: (303) 492-8428 ; fax: (303)492-1757 ; e-mail: WhiteCtr@Colorado.edu ; Web site: www.colorado.edu/Law/bwc.html .

14--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 Adams Mark Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y. 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 .

14--Leadership: Leadership forum, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, for educators at all levels of leadership, at KDP Headquarters in Indianapolis. 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 .

14-17--Science: Annual conference, sponsored by the Association of Science-Technology Centers, for educators, scientists, and exhibit creators, at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland. Contact: Karen Kajiwara, ASTC, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 783-7200, ext. 121 ; fax: (202)783-7207 ; e-mail: ASTC99@astc.org ; Web site: www.astc.org .

11-15--International education: Planning for a Globally Integrated World, sponsored by the International Society for Educational Planning, for educators, educational planners, policymakers, government representatives, and community leaders, at the Trinidad Hilton & Conference Center, in Port-of- Spain, Trinidad. Contact: ISEP, P. Rudy Mattai, State University of New York at Buffalo, Bacon Hall 312J, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222-1095; phone: (716) 878-5028 ; fax: (716)878-5833 ; e-mail: d.mattai@worldnet.att.net ; Web site: n/a .

15--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y; the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore.; and St. Louis University in St. Louis. 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 .

15-16--Leadership: Student Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for students, at Marlborough School in Los Angeles. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; phone: (404) 355-4460 ; fax: (404)355-4435 ; e-mail: info@csee.org ; Web site: www.csee.org .

15-17--Homelessness: Conference 2000, Homelessness: It's a Children's Issue, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, for educators and all those interested, at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: Atticia P. Bundy, National Center for Homeless Education, 1100 West Market St., Suite 300, Greensboro, NC.; phone: (800) 308-2145 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: dbserve8@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

15-17--Professional development: The National Association of Federally Impacted Schools 2000 Fall Conference, sponsored by the NAFIS, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington. Contact: NAFIS, 444 North Capitol St. NW, Hall of the States, Suite 419, Washington, DC 20001; phone: (202) 624-5455 ; fax: (202)624-5468 ; e-mail: nafis@sso.org ; Web site: www.sso.org/nafis. .

15-17--School-to-work: Workforce Development and Education Reform, sponsored by the National Alliance of Business, for educators, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington. Contact: NAB, 1201 New York Ave. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (800) 787-2848 ; fax: (202)289-1303 ; e-mail: info@nab.com ; Web site: www.nab.com .

15-21--Safety: Railroad Crossing--Quiet Zone, sponsored by National School Bus Safety Week, for educators, in Springfield, Va. Contact: NSBSW, PO Box 2639, Springfield, VA 22152; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

16--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Boise Centre on the Grove in Boise, Idaho. 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 .

16--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 Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Mich. 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 .

16--Professional development: Curriculum Management Audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

16-17--Aggression: Seminar: Reducing Aggression in Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Cleveland. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800)545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc. .

16-17--Classroom management: Seminar: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc. .

16-17--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. 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 .

16-17--School safety: Seminar: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, and support staff, in Cleveland. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800)545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc. .

17--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 Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee. 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 .

17--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Meridian, Miss. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500 or (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

17--Professional development: Annual Bradley F. Kidder School Law Conference, 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 Wayfarer Inn Convention Center, in Bedford, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Pencook, NH 03303; phone: (603) 753-4479 ; fax: (603)753-4611 ; e-mail: nhasaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us ; Web site: www.nhsaa.org .

18--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Spokane Center in Spokane, Wash. 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 .

18--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 Watertower Campus, Lewis Towers in Chicago. 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 .

18--Professional development: Successful Negotiations with Difficult People, sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, for teachers and administrators, at Burbank School in Belmont, Mass. 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 .

18-20--Accountability: The Power of Accountability to Transform Teaching and Learning, sponsored by Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, for superintendents, school district curriculum staff, principals, teacher leaders, staff-development specialists, and state department of education curriculum specialists, at the Marriott Southeast Hotel in Denver. Contact: Steffani Blackstock, McREL, 2550 South Parker Road, Suite 500, Aurora, CO 80014; phone: (303) 694-4728, ext. 33 ; fax: (303)694-4869 ; e-mail: sblackstock@assnoffice.com ; Web site: www.mcrel.org/conference/ .

18-20--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Seattle. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

18-20--Professional development: From Childhood to Adolescence: A View From the Fast Lane, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for teachers, administrators, ERB members, at the Crowne Plaza Broadway in New York City. Contact: ERB, 220 E. 42nd St., Suite 100, New York, NY 10017; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: info@erbtest.org ; Web site: www.erbtest.org .

18-20--Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business Inc., for teams of school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin-- Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; phone: (608) 263-4260 ; fax: (608)263-6448 ; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

18-21--Parental involvement: Fifth Annual Workshop, sponsored by the National African-American Parent Involvement Day, for parents, educators, administrators, community leaders, social workers, and students, at the Detroit Metro Crowne Plaza Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Contact: NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; phone: (800) 351-4097 ; fax: (734)434-5281 ; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us ; Web site: www.naapid.org .

**18-21--Adolescence: From Childhood to Adolescence: Life in the Fast Lane, sponsored by the Education Records Bureau, at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel in New York City. Contact: ERB, 220 E. 42nd St., Suite 100, New York, NY 10017; phone: (212) 672-9800 ; fax: (212) 370-4096 ; e-mail: info@erbtest.org ; Web site:

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