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January 2001

3-6--Technology: Conference on College Composition and Communication Winter Workshop, sponsored by the CCCC, for college composition teachers, in Clearwater, Fla. Contact: The National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana,.IL 61801-1096; phone: (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642 ; fax: (217)278-3761 ; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org ; Web site: n/a .

8--Curriculum: Curriculum Management Audit, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in San Diego. 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 .

3-6--At-risk youths: Annual Conference on Educating Adjudicated, Incarcerated, and At-Risk Youth, sponsored by Dr. Richard Ashcroft and California State University-San Bernardino, for alternative and correctional education teachers, probation officers, social workers, counselors, and judges, at the Hyatt Regency Suites in Palm Springs, Calif. 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 .

11-13--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for staff developers, 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 .

11-13--School safety: Seventh Joint National Conference on Alternatives to Expulsion, Suspension, and Dropping Out of School, sponsored by the Safe Schools Coalition, for counselors, health workers, administrators, agency directors, educators, crisis workers, 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 .

11-13--Technology: Conference, A Technology Odyssey, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Technology and Media Division, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Margaret Bausch, Department of Special Education & Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky, Lexington,.KY 40506-0001; phone: (606) 257-2609 ; fax: (606)257-1325 ; e-mail: meb@qx.net ; Web site: www.tam.uconn.edu .

17--College fair: Online College Fair: Business Majors, 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 .

17-19--Curriculum: Integrating Curriculum, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1704; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

17-19--School improvement: Standards-Based and Data-Driven School Improvement Planning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1704; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

17-19--Special education: Conference, Emerging Issues in Human Resources, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Council of Administrators of Special Education, for educators, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Jo Thomason, 615 16th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104; phone: (505) 243-7622 ; fax: (505)247-4822 ; e-mail: casecec@aol.com ; Web site: members.aol.com/casecec/index.ht m .

17-19--Standards: Differentiated Strategies for a Standards-Based Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria,.VA 22311-1704; phone: (800) 933-2723 ; fax: (703)575-5400 ; e-mail: member@ascd.org ; Web site: www.ascd.org .

18--Middle schools: Language Arts and Social Studies at the Middle 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 .

**18-19--School publishing: Annual meeting, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers School Division, for school publishers, at the Barton Creek Resort in Austin, Texas. Contact: Diane Bowman, AAPSD; phone: 202) 220-4553 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

**18-19--Learning disabilities: Workshop on psychological assessment of learning disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and other nonpsychologists, at the school in Washington. Contact: Diana Meltzer, LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: Dianalab@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

20-23--Professional development: Annual national conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Title I Directors, for principals, superintendents, district and state staff, and teachers, at the Phoenix Convention Center. Contact: A+ Events, 47 Broadway, Fairfax, CA 94930; phone: (800) 256-6452 ; fax: (415)453-4083 ; e-mail: info@aplusevents.com ; Web site: www.aplusevents.com .

**22-23--Charter schools: Leadership-training institutes on effective operation of charter schools, sponsored by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, for charter school founders, leaders, state liaisons, and resource-center personnel, at the Embassy Suites in Portland, Ore. Contact: Elke Geiger, NWREL, 101 S.W. Main St., Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204; phone: (800) 547-6339, ext. 747 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: geigere@nwrel.org ; Web site: www.nwrel.org/charter/training .html .

24-26--Leadership: Conference, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for school administrators, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

24-26--Leadership: Southeastern Elementary and Middle School Principals Conference, sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals, for educators and administrators, at Opryland in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: TAEMSP, 1311 9th St., Old Hickory, TN 37138; phone: n/a; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

25--Aesthetic realism: Seminar, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and school-based personnel, 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 .

25--Professional development: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, 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 .

**26-28--Professional development: Good Teaching Conferences, 2001: A Teaching Odyssey, sponsored by the California Teachers Association, for teachers, at the Marriott Hotel in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Stuart Jeung, CTA, 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010; phone: (650) 552-5350 ; fax: (650) 552-5008 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

28-29--Architecture: Workshop and Trade Show: Preparing Your School Building for Technology, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for district teams consisting of K-14 administrators, planners, technology specialists, consultants, construction managers, manufacturers, and suppliers, at the Doubletree La Posada Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, Marketing/Communications Manager, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; phone: (480) 391-0840 ; fax: (480)391-0940 ; e-mail: barb@cefpi.org ; Web site: www.cefpi.org .

29-Feb. 9--Curriculum: 12th annual science/technology expedition, sponsored by JASON Project XII: Hawaii, A Living Laboratory, for educators, in Kilauea, Hawaii; regional sites; classrooms; and on the Internet at www.jasonproject.org. Contact: The JASON Foundation for Education, 395 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02451; phone: (781)487-9995 ; fax: (781)487-9999 ; e-mail: info@jason.org ; Web site: www.jasonproject.org .

30-31--Professional development: 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,; phone: OH 44114-4435(216) 523-7107 ; fax: (216)687-5422 ; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu ; Web site: gcedcohio.edu .

31-Feb. 1--Professional development: Seminar, sponsored by True Colors Communications Group, for educators, in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Contact: TCCG, 12395 Doherty St., Riverside, CA 92503; phone: (888) 698-2577 ; fax: (909) 371-1701 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

31-Feb. 3--Bilingual education: Bilingualism Spells Success in Any Language, sponsored by the California Association for Bilingual Education, for educators, students, and parents, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in Los Angeles. Contact: CABE, 660 S. Figueroa St., Suite 1040, Los Angeles, CA 90017; phone: (213) 532-3850 ; fax: (213)532-3860 ; e-mail: info@bilingualeducation.org ; Web site: www.bilingualeducation.org .


February

1--College fair:

Online College Fair, 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 .

1-2--Assessment: Brain-Compatible Assessment Strategies to Increase Student Success, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Philadelphia. 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 .

1--Professional development: Change in Education, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators 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., Penacook, NH 03303; phone: (603) 753-4479 ; fax: (603)753-4611 ; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us ; Web site: www.nhsaa.org .

1-2--Multiple intelligences: Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Philadelphia. 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 .

1-2--Professional development: Developing Professional Portfolios for Teachers and Administrators, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators of all levels and specialties, in Philadelphia. 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 .

1-4--Brain research: Connections 2001: Impacting Learning Through Brain Research, sponsored by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools and Magnet Schools of America, for educators and administrators, in Montgomery, Ala. Contact: INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. NW, #180, Washington, DC 20015; phone: (202) 966-2216 ; fax: (202) 966-2283 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

3--Honor codes: Honor Codes and Honor Councils, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for teams of students and faculty, and administrators, at St. Andrew's School in Boca Raton, Fla. 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 .

3-7--Higher education: Experienced Presidents' Academy Conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for member presidents and chancellors who have completed at least three years in office. Contact: Chris Bitting, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 293-7070 ; fax: (202)296-5819 ; e-mail: Bittingc@aascu.org ; Web site: www.aascu.org .

**3--Urban school boards: Issues forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of Urban Boards of Education, for school board members, superintendents, and other school leaders from urban and large school districts, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington. Contact: Katrina Kelly, CUBE, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: (703) 838-6742 ; fax: (703) 683-7590 ; e-mail: kkelley@nsba.org ; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube .

5-7--School-to-work: Careers Conference 2001-Dreams and Directions, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, for educators and career-development practitioners, at the Marriott Madison West Hotel in Madison, Wis. Contact: CEW, University of Wisconsin-- Madison, 964 Educational Sciences Building, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison,.WI 53706-1796; phone: (800) 446-0399 ; fax: (608)262-9197 ; e-mail: cewmail@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: n/a .

5-7--Technology: Midwest Education & Technology Conference, sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, for pre-K-12 and postsecondary education teachers, as well as administrators, technology coordinators, and library media specialists, at the Regal Riverfront Conference Center in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy J. White, Conference & Special Events Coordinator, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; phone: (314) 692-1250 ; fax: (314)872-9128 ; e-mail: dorothy@info.csd.org ; Web site: n/a .

7--Middle schools: Urban Best Practices at the Middle 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 .

7--Secondary education: Web-Based Workshop: Adapting Curricular Materials for the Inclusive Secondary 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 .

7-8--Mentoring: Mentoring the New Teacher, sponsored by Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for 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: nrpdc.org .

7-10--Learning disabilities: Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for educators, administrators, social workers, school psychologists, and parents, at the New York Hilton in New York City. Contact: LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; phone: (412) 341-1515 ; fax: (412)344-0224 ; e-mail: ldanatl@usaor.net ; Web site: www.LDAAmerica.org .

8-11--After school: Beyond School Hours IV: Achieving and Sustaining Excellence, sponsored by Foundations, for representatives from nonprofit school, government, corporate, volunteer, health, human-services, and philanthropic organizations, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. Contact: 821 East Gate Drive, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054; phone: (888) 977-KIDS ; fax: (609)727-8815 ; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.Foundations-inc.org .

8-11--Professional development: Academic Affairs Resource Center Winter Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for chief academic officers, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. Contact: Pat Fesci, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 293-7070 ; fax: (202)296-5819 ; e-mail: fescip@aascu.org ; Web site: www.aascu.org .

**8-9--Technology funding: Capturing Your Piece of the $30 Billion Pie, sponsored by eSchool News, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. Contact: eSN, 7920 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814; phone: (800) 394-0115 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/gf .

9-10--Self-management: Developing Self-Management in Self-Destructive Youth, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for educators and youth professionals, at Schooner's Cove Ocean Front Motel in Cannon Beach, Ore. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2001. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island,.WA 98261-9571; phone: (360) 468-3169 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: n/a; Web site: n/a .

9-11--Professional development: Annual Convention, sponsored by the California Association of Teachers of English, an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English, for California teachers of English at all levels of education, in Ontario, Calif. Contact: Punky Fristrom, CATE; phone: (619) 222-3934 ; fax: n/a; e-mail: afristrom@aol.com ; Web site: n/a .

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