Published Online: October 18, 2000

Departments

Events

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints

Jump to November

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

October

21--Professional development: Designing Teacher Evaluation Systems to Promote Profes-sional Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervi-sion and Curriculum Development, for educators of all lev-els and specialties, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

21-24--Professional development: Annual conference, sponsored by the School Administrators Association of New York State, for all school principals, assistant principals, supervisors, and directors in New York state, at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Carmel Scalese, SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Al-bany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; phone: (518) 782-0600 ; fax: (518)782-9552 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.saanys.org .

19-21--Team building: Training, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, 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 .

**21-22--Gifted and talented: The 6th Annual New England Conference on Gifted and Tal-ented Education, sponsored by the New England Conference on Gifted and Talented Education, at the Rhode Island Conven- tion Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: Deirdre Driscoll; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: dadrisco@providence.edu ; Web site: www.necgt.org .

22--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 disci-plines, and their parents, at the Minneapolis Airport Mar-riott. 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 .

22-23--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 Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee. 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 .

22-23--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 Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle. 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 .

22-24--Inclusive education: 9th Annual Institute for Inclusive Education: Reaching All Learners, sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, for K-12 educators (special and general), social workers, staff developers, paraprofessionals, superintendents, ad-ministrators, board members, community leaders, providers, counselors, school psychologists, advocates, consumers, nurses, parents, and related service providers, at the Ren-aissance St. Louis Hotel in St. Louis. Contact: Cooperating School Districts' Conference & Special Events Division Personnel.; phone: Dorothy J. White, (314) 692-1250, or Molly Dahl, ( ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

22-24--Professional development: Teaching and Learning Standards, sponsored by the Associa-tion for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educa-tors, at the Tampa Convention Center, Marriott Waterside, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: ASCD Customer Service; 1703 N. Beauregard St., Al-exandria, VA 22311; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

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 disci-plines, and their parents, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. 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 .

23--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif; Paducah, Ky.; New Bern, N.C.; and Cookeville, 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 .

23-24--Administrators: Annual New Administrators Conference, sponsored by the School Administrators Association of New York State, for new and first-year school administrators, at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Carmel Scalese, SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Al-bany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; phone: (518)782-0600 ; fax: (518)782-9552 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.saanys.org .

23-25--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town, for teachers and support- staff members, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: National Resource and Training Center Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.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 disci-plines, and their parents, at Rice University in Houston. 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 .

24--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Hot Springs, Ark.; Collinsville, Ill.; Flint, Mich.; Elko, Nev.; and Williamsburg, Va. Dead- line: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. 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 .

24-25--Curriculum: Workshop: Integrating the Curriculum: The Key to Student Success, 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. .

**24--Reading: Working With Students With Reading Disabilities, for educa-tors, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, at the Na-tional 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 .

**24--Standards: Five Steps for Aligning Curriculum to Assessments, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Princeton, N.J. 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 .

25-28--Administrators: Annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for school personnel and human-resource administrators, superintendents, principals, personnel-support staff, attorneys, and others interested in school personnel administration, at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Contact: AASPA, 3080 Brickhouse Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23452; phone: (757) 340-1217 ; fax: (757)340-1889 ; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org ; Web site: www.aaspa.org .

25-28--Professional development: 29th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for faculty, K-12 teachers, community representatives, school-based program staff, and government agencies involved in education, at Adam's Mark San Antonio River Walk Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: NSEE, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 400, Alexan-dria, VA 22311; phone: (703) 933-0017 ; fax: (703)933-1053 ; e-mail: conference@nsee.org ; Web site: www.nsee.org .

25-28--Rural education: Rural Education--Gateway to the Millennium, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, for all people involved in or supportive of rural education, at the Radis-son Hotel Charleston, in Charleston, S.C. Contact: Joseph T. Newlin, Executive Director, NREA, 246 Education Building, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1588; phone: (970) 491-7022 ; fax: (970)491-1317 ; e-mail: jnewlin@lamar.colostate.edu ; Web site: nrea.colostate.edu. .

25-28--Science: 2000 National Convention & Exhibition, sponsored by the Na-tional Association of Biology Teachers, for kindergarten through college-level educators, researchers, scientists, and administrators, at the Hyatt Orlando in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Lisa Walker, Director of Conventions, NABT, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 110, Reston, VA 20191-3409; phone: (703) 264-9696 or (800) 406-0775 ; fax: (703)264-7778 ; e-mail: nabtconv@aol.com ; Web site: www.nabt.org .

25-29--Arts: Work, Play, Life, Art: Defining the Magic, Documenting the Transformation, sponsored by International Network of Per-forming and Visual Arts Schools, for arts administrators and teachers, at the Sheraton Hotel in West Palm Beach, Fla. Contact: INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. NW, #280, Washington DC 20015; phone: (202) 966-2216 ; fax: (202)966-2283 ; e-mail: rdaniel@his.com ; Web site: www.artsschoolsnetwork.org .

25-29--Urban schools: 44th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban school superintendents, sen-ior administrators, board members, and deans of colleges of education, at the Regal Biltmore Hotel, in Los Angeles. Contact: CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 702, Wash-ington, DC 20004; phone: (202) 393-2427 ; fax: (202)393-2400 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.cgcs.org .

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 disci-plines, and their parents, at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Denver. 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 .

25--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Fayetteville, Ark.; Valdosta, Ga.; Ypsilanti, Mich.; Columbia, Mo.; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; and Dallas. 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 .

25-27--Discipline: Administrative Intervention, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, 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; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: www.ffbh.boystown.org ; Web site: n/a .

25-27--Professional development: Seminar: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for administra-tors and teachers, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Craw-ford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: www.boystown.org/nrtc. ; Web site: n/a .

25-27--Safety: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for consultants, program administrators, and directors, 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 .

25-28--Professional development: Taking Reform Into the New Millennium, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children California Federation, for educators, at the Doubletree Hotel, in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Marion England, 1010 S St., Sacramento, CA 95814; phone: n/a; fax: (916) 443-1838 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

25-29--Children's Health: National School Health Conference, sponsored by the Ameri-can School Health Association, for educators and health-care professionals, at the Radisson Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, Meeting Planning Assistant, ASHA, 7263 State Route 43, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; phone: (330) 678-1601, ext. 127 ; fax: (330)678-4526 ; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.com ; Web site: n/a .

**25--Classroom management: Conscious Classroom Management, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Topeka, Kan. Dead-line: 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 .

**25--Preschool: Working With At-Risk Preschool Children, for educators, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Contact: TLSW, 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 .

**25--Standards: Five Steps for Aligning Curriculum to Assessments, spon-sored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Ellicott City, Md. 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 .

26--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Longmont, Colo.; Austin, Texas; and Charlottesville, Va. 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 .

26--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 disci-plines, and their parents, at the Las Vegas Academy of In-ternational Studies and Performing and Visual Arts. 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 .

26--Families: Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence, sponsored by the Net-work for Family Life Education, Rutgers, and the State Uni-versity of New Jersey School of Social Work, for people who work with teenagers and around issues of adolescent-pregnancy prevention including: family-life and sexuality educators, health professionals, school nurses, social workers, administrators, community-agency staff, clergy, parents, and high school students, at the Cherry Hill Contact: Terry Mortka, Southern New Jersey Perinatal Coop-erative, 2500 McClellan Ave., Suite 110, Pennsauken, NJ 08109-4613; phone: (856) 665-6000 ; fax: (856)665-7711 ; e-mail: tmortka@snjpc.org ; Web site: www.snjpc.org .

26-28--English: Annual convention, sponsored by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English of the NCTE, for English teachers at all levels of education and teacher-educators, in Spring- field, Ill. Contact: Gale R. Walden, University of Illinois, 608 South Wright St., 208 English Building, Urbana, IL 61801; phone: (217) 244-5500 ; fax: (217)333-4321 ; e-mail: grwalden@uxl.cso.uiuc.edu ; Web site: n/a .

26-28--Middle schools: 20th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New York State Middle School Association, for middle-level teachers, ad-ministrators, board of education members, parents, and in-terested parties, at the Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: Jeff Craig, NYSMSA Local Committee Chair, Greece Arcadia Middle School, 130 Island Cottage Road, Rochester, NY 14612; phone: (716) 663-3200 ; fax: (716)663-4667 ; e-mail: craig@nysmsa.org ; Web site: n/a .

26-28--Professional development: Whirling with the Cosmos, sponsored by California State University, San Bernardino, Riverside Community College, and San Bernardino Valley College, for K-12 students, scholars, spiritual groups, the Persian community, and the general population, at California State University, San Bernardino. Contact: Beverly Noerr, CSU, San Bernardino, College of Ex-tended 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. .

26-29--Diversity: The Diversity & Learning: Identity, Community, and Intel-lectual Development Conference, sponsored by the Associa-tion of American Colleges and Universities, for faculty, administrators, and individuals interested in improving classroom teaching and curriculum, and investing more in local and global communities, at the Westin William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh. Contact: AACU; ; phone: (202) 387-3760 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: meetings@aacu.nw.dc.us ; Web site: www.aacu- edu.org/Meetings/divlearn00.html. .

**26-27--Deaf students: Including Students With Hearing Loss: Refining and Redi-recting, sponsored by the Mainstream Center at CLARKE-School for the Deaf/Center for Oral Education, for educa-tors, at the Sheraton Springfield Hotel in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Claire Troiano; phone: (413) 582-1121 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: ctroiano@sophia.smith.edu ; Web site: n/a .

**26-27--Deaf students: Including Students With Hearing Loss: Refining and Redi-recting, sponsored by the Mainstream Center at CLARKE-School for the Deaf/Center for Oral Education, for educa-tors, at the Sheraton Springfield Hotel in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Claire Troiano; phone: (413) 582-1121 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: ctroiano@sophia.smith.edu ; Web site: n/a .

27--English: Annual convention, sponsored by the New Mexico Council of Teachers of English of the NCTE, for English teachers at all levels of education and teacher educators, in Albuquer- que, N.M. Contact: Loy Doty, NMCTE; phone: (505) 443-2000, ext. 188 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: loyd@hotmail.com ; Web site: n/a .

27--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Skokie, Ill.; Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Houston; and Lynchburg, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, P.O. 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 .

27--Professional development: Social-Emotional Education Fourth Annual Conference, spon-sored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education, for educators, in New Rochelle, N.Y. Contact: CSEE, 300 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-1513; phone: (800) 453-7461 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.csee.net .

27-28--History: History Matters: New Ideas in K-16 History Conference, sponsored by the National Council for History Education, National History Day, the California Department of Educa- tion, Colonial Williamsburg, and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, for K- 12 teachers, administra-tors, education policymakers, and teacher-educators, at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Elaine Wrisley Reed, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; phone: (440) 835-1776 ; fax: (440)835-1295 ; e-mail: nche19@idt.net ; Web site: www.history.org/nche .

27-28--Professional development: Social Emotional Education, sponsored by the Center for So-cial and Emotional Education, for educators, special educa-tors, administrators, and parents, at the Surf Club in New Rochelle, N.Y. Contact: National Professional Resources Inc., 25 South Re-gent St., Port Chester, NY 10573; phone: (800)-453-7461 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nprinc.com .

27-31--Admissions: National forum, sponsored by the College Board, for pro-fessionals in higher education administration, faculty, and guidance counselors, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Contact: Doug Lynch, CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; phone: (212) 713-8045 ; fax: (212)713-8282 ; e-mail: dlynch@collegeboard.org ; 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, and related dis-ciplines, and their parents, at the Radisson Hotel in San Diego. 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--Professional development: Social Emotional Educational Workshop, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education, for educators, special educators, administrators, and parents, at the Winston Preparatory School in New York City. Contact: National Professional Resources Inc., 25 South Re-gent St., Port Chester, NY 10573; phone: (800)-453-7461 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nprinc.com .

28-30--Professional development: Honor Codes and Honor Councils, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for elementary school faculty, staff, and administration, at the Japhet School in Detroit. 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 .

28-01--Native American education: The National Indian Education Association's 31st Annual Convention, sponsored by the NIEA, for educators, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Contact: John Cheek, NIEA, 700 N. Fairfax St., Suite 210, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-2870 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: internetpet@msn.com ; Web site: n/a .

29--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 disci-plines, and their parents, at the Wilshire Grande Hotel in Los Angeles. 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 .

29-31--Professional development: 8th Annual National Quality Education Conference, sponsored by the Association for Quality and Participation, the American Association of School Administrators Quality Net- work, North Carolina Partnership for Excellence, and the American Society for Quality, for educators, in Raleigh, N.C. Contact: AQP; phone: (800) 733-3310 or (513) 381-1959 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: nqec.asq.org ; Web site: n/a .

29-31--Community schools: Building the Movement for Community Schools, sponsored by the Coalition for Community Schools, for teachers, princi-pals, superintendents, community residents and leaders, lo-cal elected officials, community-building and development organizations, foundations, and youth-health- service or- ganizations, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Sharon Davis, Institute for Educational 64, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036; phone: (202) 822-8405, ext. 61 ; fax: (202)872-4050 ; e-mail: davis@iel.org ; Web site: www.communityschools.org .

30--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Spartan-burg, S.C. 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 .

30--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Spartanburg, S.C. 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 .

30--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, and related dis-ciplines, and their parents, at the Oakland Marriott Hotel in San Francisco. 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 .

30-01--Business: The Annual Meeting of the National Alliance of Business, sponsored by the NAB, for K-12 educators, at the Capital Hilton in Washington. Contact: NAB, 1201 New York Avenue NW, Suite 700, Washing-ton, DC 20005; phone: (800) 787-2848 ; fax: (202)289-2943 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nab.com .

November

1--Arts: Integrating Arts With Literacy, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Madison, Wis. Dead-line: 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 .

1--College fair: Online College Fair/International Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. 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 .

1--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admissions 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, and related dis-ciplines, and their parents, at the Washington State Con-vention and Trade Center in Seattle. 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 .

1--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Casper, Wyo.; Greensboro, N.C.; Lexington, Ky.; and Tulsa, Okla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington,.IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 2500; (800) 766- ; fax: (812) 339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

1-4--Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: 12th Annual CHADD International Conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, in Chicago. Contact: CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Lando-ver, MD 20785; phone: (301) 306-7070 ; fax: (301)306-7090 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.chadd.org .

1-4--Community service: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for administrators and educators, in New Orleans. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

1-5--Gifted children: 47th Annual Convention and Exhibit, sponsored by the Na-tional Association for Gifted Children, for teachers, coun-selors, administrators, and parents, at the Westin Peach-tree Hotel and Merchandise Mart in Atlanta. Contact: NAGC, 1707 L St. NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036; phone: (202)785-4268 ; fax: (202)785-4248 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.nagc.org .

2--College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, for college-bound and college students interested in pursu-ing graduate and undergraduate programs of study in the ar-eas of music, dance, theater, graphic design, and related disciplines, and their parents, at the University of Port-land, Chiles Center, in Portland, Ore. 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 .

2--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Idaho Falls, Idaho; Kalamazoo, Mich.; King of Prussia, Pa.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Peabody, Mass.; and Lubbock, Texas. 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 .

2-4--Diversity: Cultural Diversity and Assessment, sponsored by the Coun-cil for Exceptional Children's Council for Educational Di-agnostic Services, for educators, at the Hanalei Hotel in San Diego. Contact: Sandra Latchford, CEDS, 60 Surrey Crescent, Fre-dericton, New Brunswick, Canada, E3B 4L3; phone: (506) 453-3515 ; fax: (506)453-4765 ; e-mail: sandral@unb.ca ; Web site: www.cec.sped.org .

2-4--Middle schools: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle school educators and administra-tors, at America's Convention Center in St. Louis. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, CMP, Meeting Manager, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; phone: (614) 895-4730 ; fax: (614)895-4750 ; e-mail: jakappen@aol.com ; Web site: www.nmsa.org .

2-4--Professional development: National Writing Centers Association Conference, sponsored by the National Writing Centers Association, for teachers of English at all levels and teacher educators, in Balti-more. Contact: National Council of Teachers of English, Jon Ol-son; phone: (814) 865-9243 ; fax: (814) 863-9627 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.english.udel.edu/wc/mawca/ nwcacon.html .

2-5--Professional development: 2000 Topical Conference, sponsored by the Council for Edu-cational Diagnostic Services, for educators, at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Contact: Sandra Latchford, CEDS, 60 Surrey Crescent, Fre-dericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 4L3; phone: (506) 453-3515 ; fax: (506)453-4765 ; e-mail: sandra1@unb.ca ; Web site: n/a .

2-4--Public engagement: The Harvard Seminar on Public Engagement: Bridging the Gap Between Educators and the Public, sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, for superintendents, adminis-trators, principals, policymakers, school board members, and education program officers in national and local foun-dations, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Melissa Dukov, HGSE, 339 Gutman Library, Cam-bridge, MA 02138; phone: (617) 495-3572 ; fax: (617)496-3237 ; e-mail: melissa_dukov@harvard.edu ; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/~ppe .

3--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Portland, Maine; York, Pa.; Rapid City, S.D.; Odessa, Texas; and Ogden, Utah. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: (812) 339-1156, ext. 250; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812)339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

3-7--Music: National conference, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for educators, at the Phoenix Civic Plaza in Phoenix. Contact: AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland,.OH 44139-8089; phone: (440)543-5366 ; fax: (440)543-2687 ; e-mail: HdqtrsAOSA@aol.com ; Web site: www.aosa.org .

4--Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Leesburg, Va. 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 .

4--Reading: 19th Annual Conference of Reading Reform Foundation, spon-sored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for teachers, adult pupils, administrators, tutors, and agency personnel, at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Lauren Wedeles, Executive Director, RRFNY, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; phone: (212) 307-7320 ; fax: (212)307-0449 ; e-mail: readingreform@mindspring.com ; Web site: www.readingreformny.org. .

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

5-7--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 Foxhollow Re- treat Center, in Louisville, Ky. 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 .

6--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Tampa. 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 .

6--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Raleigh, N.C.; Las Cruces, N.M.; and Sumter, S.C. 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 .

6-7--Aggression: Seminar: Reducing Aggression in Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educa-tors, administrators, and support staff, in Indianapolis. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Craw-ford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

6-9--Professional development: The New Millennium, sponsored by the Council for Excep-tional Children's Teacher Education Division, for educa-tors, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. Contact: Nasim Dil, Department of Special Education, Uni-versity of Nevada-- Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154-3014; phone: (702) 895-1103 ; fax: (702)895-0984 ; e-mail: dil@ccmail.nevada.edu ; Web site: n/a .

6-10--Specialized classrooms: Seminar: Specialized Classroom Management, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educa-tors and administrators, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Father Flanagan's Boys' Home, NRTC-14, 14100 Craw-ford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

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

8--College fair: Fall 2000 National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and parents, at the Greater Fort Lauder- dale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, 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 .

8--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Norcross, Ga.; Monroe, La.; Fayetteville, N.C.; and Niagara Falls, N.Y. 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 .

8--Music: International Symposium-Orff Schulwerk for Life-Long Learn-ing, sponsored by the American Orff- Schulwerk Association, for educators, at the Sheridan Four Points in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: American Orff-Schulwerk Association, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44039-8089; phone: (440) 543-5366 ; fax: (440) 543-2687 ; e-mail: HdqtrsAOSA@aol.com ; Web site: www.aosa.org .

8--Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Norcross, Ga. 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 .

8-9--Catholic schools: Seminar: The Well-Managed Classroom for Catholic Schools, 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 Craw-ford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; phone: (800) 545-5771, ext. 65 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.boystown.org/nrtc .

8-9--Mentoring: Mentoring the New Teacher, sponsored by the Northeast Re-gional Professional Development Center, for educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleve-land, Ohio 44114-4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: nrpdc.org .

8-10--Leadership: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for school administrators, in Houston. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

8-10--Special education: Special Education in the 21st Century, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Arkansas Federation, for educators, at the Austin Hotel and Convention Center, in Hot Springs, Ark. Contact: Bruce Pilcher, PO Box 1155, Rogers, AR 72757; phone: (501) 631-3515 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: www.cec.sped.org/Arkansas ; Web site: n/a .

8-11--Dyslexia: Annual conference, sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, in Washington. Contact: IDA, 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Building, Suite 382, Baltimore, MD 21286-2044; phone: (800) ABCD123 or (410) 296-0232 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: info@interdys.org ; Web site: www.interdys.org .

8-12--Communications: Annual meeting, sponsored by the National Communication Association, for faculty, professionals, administrators, and students in the field of communication, in Seattle. Contact: Michelle Randall, NCA, 5105 Backlick Road, Build-ing E, Annandale, VA 22301; phone: (703) 750-0533 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: mrandall@natcom.org ; Web site: www.natcom.org .

8-12--Music: National conference, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for educators, at the Rochester Riv-erside Convention Center, in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44039-8089; phone: (440) 543-5366 ; fax: (440)543-2687 ; e-mail: HdqtrsAOSA@aol.com ; Web site: www.aosa.org .

9--Arts: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa In-ternational, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo. 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 .

9--Mathematics: Hands-on Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Interna-tional, for educators, in Merrillville, Ind.; Omaha, Neb.; and Utica, N.Y. 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 .

9--Professional development: Personalized Learning With Differentiated Instruction, 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; (800) 766-1156 ; fax: (812) 339-0018 ; e-mail: cpds@pdkintl.org ; Web site: www.pdkintl.org .

9-10--Professional development: Conference, sponsored by Women Education Leaders in Vir-ginia, for individuals in and aspiring to administrative positions in education, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Contact: Mary Ann Wolf; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: maw6g@virginia.edu ; Web site: n/a .

9-11--Education law: Annual conference, sponsored by the Education Law Associa-tion, for educators, attorneys, school administrators, staff members of state and federal education agencies, and anyone interested in education law, at the Swissotel in At-lanta. Contact: Mandy Bingaman, Interim Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-2280; phone: (937) 229-3589 ; fax: (937)229-3845 ; e-mail: ela@udayton.edu ; Web site: www.educationlaw.org .

9-11--Library media: Crossing the Threshold Conference, sponsored by the Illi-nois School Library Media Association, for educators and librarians, at the Arlington Park Sheraton, in Chicago. Contact: ISLMA, PO Box 598, Canton, IL 61520; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: islma@aol.com ; Web site: www.islma.org .

9-11--Professional development: Fall Forum 2000, sponsored by the Coalition of Essential Schools, for K-12 educators, principals, state and district leaders, school board members, parents, and students, at the Rhode Island Convention Center-Westin Hotel in Provi-dence. Contact: Eidetics; phone: (925) 676-5748 ; fax: (925) 676-5785 ; e-mail: eidetics @conferencemanagement.com. ; Web site: n/a .

9-11--Professional development: Experience a Taste of Niagara, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Ontario Federation, for educators, at the Sheraton Hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Contact: Barb Rowe; phone: (416) 223-6164 ; fax: (416)223-5677 ; e-mail: barbrowe@compuserve.com ; Web site: n/a .

9-11--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Sacramento, 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 .

9-11--Technology: Fall 2000 Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educa-tors Inc., for educators at all levels interested in tech-nology in education, at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Lora Sanders, CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Park-way, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: cueinc@cue.org ; Web site: www.cue.org .

9-11--Team building: Training, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Wichita, Kansas. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

10--Arts: Start With Arts Program, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa In-ternational, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. 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 .

Web Only

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented