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28-30--Technology: Annual Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrator Association, for K-12 educators, administrative personnel, school board members, education lawyers, and interested citizens and parents, at the Sheraton Nashua in Nashua, 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 .

29--College fair: Online college fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, for college-bound and college students and their parents, at www.nacac.com. 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 .

29--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bowling Green, Ky.; Norwood, Mass.; Allentown, Pa.; and Johnson City, Tenn. 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 .

29--Professional development: Students, Medications, and Schools, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Develop-ment Center, for administrators and educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: GCEDC, Route 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114- 4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: gcedcohio.org .

29-Dec. 1--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 Santa Cruz, Calif. Contact: Patricia Moore Harbour, Director, HHD, 712 Staunton Ave. NE, Roanoke, VA 24016; phone: (540) 343-5192 ; fax: (540)721-4211 ; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com ; Web site: n/a .

**29--Gifted education: Working With Gifted Students, for regular and special education teachers, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, at the school in Washington. 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 .

30--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Bakersfield, Calif.; Asheville, N.C.; Warwick, R.I.; and Spokane, Wash. 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 .

30--Professional development: Satellite GED 2002--Making the Transition, sponsored by PBS Adult Learning Service, for GED and adult-education program directors, instructors, and examiners. 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 .

30-Dec. 2--Professional development: Annual education conference, sponsored by the California School Boards Association, for Cali-fornia school board members, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: CSBA, 3100 Beacon Blvd., West Sacramento, CA 95691; phone: (916) 371-4691 ; fax: (916) 371-3407 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.csba.org .

30-Dec. 2--Higher education: State relations conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Univer-sities and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for presidents, chancellors, presidential assistants, government and public relations officers, and communication officers, at the Sheraton Bal Har- bour Beach Resort in Bal Harbour, Fla. Contact: Travis Reindl, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 293-7070 ; fax: (202)296-5819 ; e-mail: reindlr@aascu.org ; Web site: www.aascu.org .

**30--Learning styles: Identifying and Teaching to Different Learning Styles, for regular and special education teachers, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, at the school in Washington. 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 .

**30-1--Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies To Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for educators, special educators, counselors, parents, social workers, and psychologists, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; phone: (800) 545-5736 ; fax: (503) 982-7910 ; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com ; Web site: www.youthchg.com .

December

1--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Norwich, Conn.; and Seattle. 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 .

1-2--Character education: Conference, Building Character Development Programs in Florida, sponsored by the Consortium for Social Responsibility and Character in Education, for educators, administrators, parents, and community leaders, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Contact: Michael O'Byrne, Assistant to the Directors, CSRCE; phone: (407) 823-2140 ; fax: (407)823-5135 ; e-mail: csrce@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu ; Web site: n/a .

2-4--Student advisers: Conference for Student Advisers, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for student advisers and deans of faculty, at the Simpsonwood Retreat Center in Atlanta. 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 .

2-5--Education improvement: Annual conference, sponsored by the Commission on Elementary and Middle Schools and the Commission on Secondary and Middle Schools, for pre-K-12 public and private principals, administrators, and district superintendents, at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers. Contact: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,.GA 30033-4097; phone: (404) 679-4500 ; fax: (404)679-4541 ; e-mail: www.sacs.org ; Web site: n/a .

2-6--Staff development: Annual conference, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for all educators interested in individual and organizational development and school improvement, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: Shirley Havens, NSDC Business Office, PO Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; phone: (513) 523-6029 ; fax: (513)523-0638 ; e-mail: NSDCHavens@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

3-6--Vocational education: Winter 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 U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego. 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 .

3-6--Assessment: Conference, sponsored by the New York Association for Comprehensive Education, for K-12 teachers and administrators, parents, and program supervisors, at the Gideon Putnam Hotel and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Cyndy Gilmore, 802 S. Melcher St., Johnstown,.NY 12095-3216; phone: (518) 762-8483 ; fax: (518)762-2279 ; e-mail: CindyG@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

**3-6--Southern schools: Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, for educators, at the Atlanta Hilton and Tower Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: Frank Sheridan. SACS, 535 Lakemont Court, Suite 220, Roswell, GA 30075; phone: (770) 518-9963 ; fax: (561) 673-7984 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Indianapolis; Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Houston. 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 .

4-6--Student behavior: The Well-Managed Classroom, three-day workshop, sponsored by Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for teachers and support staff, 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 .

5--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Mobile, Ala.; Princeton, N.J.; Eugene, Ore.; and Laredo, 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 .

5--School law: Conference, sponsored by the Northeast Coalition of Educational Leaders, Massachusetts affiliate, for teachers and administrators, at the Brook School Library in Lincoln, Pa. 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 .

5-8--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 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: www.boystown.org/nrtc ; Web site: n/a .

**5--Physical education: Workshop, for physical education teachers, coaches, and recreation leaders working with students with learning disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, at the school in Washington. 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 .

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

6--Community service: Establishing Learning Communities, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Burnsville, Minn. 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 International, for educators, in West Memphis, Ark.; Athens, Ga.; Binghamton, N.Y.; and Medford, Ore. 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--Reading: Literacy Leadership: Take Charge!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Southfield, Mich. 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--Technology: Web-Based Workshop: Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for educators. 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 .

6-8--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: n/a; Web site: www.ffbh.boystown.org .

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Oceanside, Calif.; Ocala, Fla.; Augusta, Ga.; and Columbus, Ohio. 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 .

7--Reading: Literacy Leadership: Take Charge!, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Cincinnati. 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 .

7-9--Science: Western area convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for educators, in Phoenix. 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: www.nsta.org/conv ; Web site: n/a .

7-10--Early childhood: Annual conference, sponsored by the Division for Early Childhood, for early-childhood educators, at the Hyatt Regency, Doubletree, and LaPosada Hotels in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: DEC Conference Office, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401; phone: (410) 269-6801 ; fax: (410)267-0332 ; e-mail: office@gomeeting.com ; Web site: n/a .

7-9--Education reform: All Children Can Learn Conference, sponsored by the Kentucky Institute for Education Research, for researchers, policymakers, and educators, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. Contact: Kathy McKinley, Conferences and Institutes, 218 Peterson Service Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0005; phone: (859) 257-3929 ; fax: (859)323-8522 ; e-mail: kmckin2@email.uky.edu ; Web site: www.uky.edu/auxserv/conference. htm .

7-10--Technology: 2000: A Career Odyssey, sponsored by the Association for Career and Technical Education, for teachers, administrators, counselors, technology coordinators, and business leaders involved in career and technical education, at the San Diego Convention Center. Contact: ACTE, 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (800) 826-9972 or (703) 683-3111 ; fax: (703)683-7274 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.acteonline.org .

**7-8--Compensation: Professional Education Research Conference on Compensation, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Pew Charitable Trusts, for national, state, and local policymakers, teams of school administrators and educators, and national and local union leaders, at the O'Hare Hilton in Chicago. Contact: CPRE, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; phone: (608) 263-4260 ; fax: (608) 263-6448 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre .

8--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Culver City, Calif.; St. Augustine, Fla.; and Dayton, Ohio. 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--Middle schools: Math and Science at the Middle School Level, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield,.MA 01983-1223; phone: (978) 887-6263 ; fax: (978)887-6504 ; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org ; Web site: www.nelms.org .

10-12--Religious studies: Solomon Schechter Day School Association National Conference, sponsored by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, for educators, at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. Contact: USCJ, Rapport House, 155 Fifth Ave., New York,.NY 10010-6802; phone: (212) 533-7800, ext. 2500 ; fax: (212)353-9439 ; e-mail: Education@uscj.org ; Web site: www.uscj.org .

11-12--Brain research: Conference, Making Connections: Using Brain Research in the Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: members@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

11-12--Diversity: Supporting Teachers of Diverse Learners, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: members@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

11-12--Professional development: Leading Change for Student Results, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1714; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: members@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

12-13--Aggression: Seminar, Reducing Aggression in Schools, sponsored by the Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, for educators, administrators, 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 .

13--Curriculum: Differentiated Instruction: Crafting Curriculum to Meet the Needs of Diverse Learners, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for educators, at Cleveland State University. Contact: NRPDC, Rt. 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, Ohio 44114- 4435; phone: (216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: nrpdc.org .

13-15--Professional development: Improving America's Schools Regional Conferences, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for superintendents, administrators, teachers, grant administrators, grantees of programs administered by the Department of Education, and national/community/parent organizations, at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Washington. Contact: Mary Waggoner, National Conference Logistics Center, University of Oklahoma, 555 East Constitution, Room 208, Norman,.OK 73072-7820(; phone: 800) 203-5494 ; fax: (405)325-7075 ; e-mail: mwaggonr@ou.edu ; Web site: www.conferencepros.com .

15--Professional development: Monthly meeting, sponsored by the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative Inc., for educators, at Kean University in Union, N.J. Contact: Maria Eckert, Business Administrator, NJECC Inc., PBM 378, 551 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043; phone: (888) 305-2211 ; fax: (800)435-9202 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.njecc.org .

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