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September

24—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Delaware State University in Dover, Del., and at St. Francis College in Loretto, Pa. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

24—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Houston. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

24—Professional development: National Educational Conference for Counselors and Administrators, sponsored by the National Beta Club, for counselors and administrators, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NBC, 151 W. Lee St., Spartanburg, SC 29306-3012; (800) 845-8281; e-mail: etucker@betaclub.org.

25—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa.; the University of Delaware in Newark, Del.; and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387- 5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

25—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Dallas. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

25-26—Middle schools: 24th Annual Fall Conference, Middle-Level Education: Passport for Excellence, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle Level Schools, for middle school educators, at the Holiday Inn Select in Tinley Park, Ill. Contact: Larry Anderson, Conference Chair, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333-2440; e-mail: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims.

25-28—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Atlantic City, N.J.; Charleston, S.C.; and Hartford, Conn. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

26—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

26-27—Aggression: Reducing Aggression in Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, support staff, and counselors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

27-28—Administrators: 4th Annual Best Practices in Special and Regular Education Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association and the New Hampshire Association of Special Education Administrators, for teachers, administrators, school board members, state leaders, and citizens, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; (603) 753-4479; fax: (603) 753-4611; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us; Web site: www.nhsaa.org.

27-28—Charter schools: Orientation to Performance Excellence: Using the Baldrige Approach, sponsored by the National Charter Schools, for charter school staff, parents, and communities, in Raleigh, N.C. Contact: NCS, Development and Performance Institute, 2520 S. University Park Drive, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859; (989) 774-2999; fax: (989) 774-2591.

27-28—Year-round education: Connecting Time and Learning, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, parents, and school board members, at Sheraton Park South Hotel in Richmond, Va. Contact: Richard Alcorn, MAAYRE, (619) 276-5296; e-mail: alcorn@nayre.org.

27-29—Principals: Proficiencies for Principals Workshop: Organization and Fiscal Skills, sponsored by the Cooperative Council of Oklahoma School Administrators, for principals, at the CCOSA headquarters in Oklahoma City. Contact: Sandy Wisley, Associate Executive Director, CCOSA, (405) 524-1191.

28—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing, N.J., and American University in Washington. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

28-29—Business education: Business Functions: The Mini MBA, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678-8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

28-29—English: Starting Anew: Problems, Possibilities, and Potential, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Shippensburg, Pa. Contact: Katherine McFarland, PCTELA, (717) 477-1496; fax: (717) 477-4025; e-mail: kpmcfa@ship.edu.

28-29—Leadership: Conference, sponsored by the Education Leaders Council, for educators, in Atlanta. Contact: Education Leaders Council, 1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #204, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822-6903; Web site: www.educationleaders.org.

29—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Atlanta. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

29—Professional development: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722- 0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

30—College fair: 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. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30-Oct. 1—Women: Annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference, sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for administrators, educators, and graduate students, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Marilyn Grady, Educational Administration, UNL, 513 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0558; (402) 472-0974; fax: (402) 472-4300; e-mail: mgrady1@unl.edu; Web site: tc.unl.edu/welc.

30-Oct. 2—Dyslexia: Slingerland Screening Module, sponsored by the Slingerland Institute for Literacy, for educators, at the Asilomar Conference Center in Monterey Bay, Calif. Contact: SIL, 1 Bellevue Center, 411 118th Ave. N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004; (425) 453-1190; fax: (425) 635-7762; Web site: www.slingerland.org.

30-Oct 3—Higher education: Grants Resource Center Fall Conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for administrators of campus-sponsored programs, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town Hotel in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

October

1—Behavior: Behavior Management for the Classroom, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

1—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at St. John's University in Jamaica, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

1—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

1-4—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Quebec City, Quebec. Program taught in French. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

2—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Robert Morris College in Coraopolis, Pa., and the State University of New York at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

2—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2—School reform: Field hearing, sponsored by the National Education Goals Panel, for educators and policymakers, in Chicago. Contact: Brian Turnail, Hager Sharp Communications, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 842-3600, ext. 222.

2-3—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2-5—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Charlotte, N.C.; Fargo, N.D.; New York City; and Pittsburgh. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

3—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at New School University in New York City. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

3—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Miami. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

*3—Mathematics: Summit on Math Education, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, for educators, policymakers, publishers, and curriculum specialists, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Contact: Diane Bowman, AAP, (202) 220-4553; e-mail: dbowman@publishers.org; Web site: www.publishers.org.

3-5—Community involvement: Collaboration: Building Strong Communities, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for youth- and family-serving professionals, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

4—Aesthetic realism: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Brings Out Every Child's True Intelligence—Education Succeeds 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; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.

4—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Cecil Community College in North East, Md. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

4-5—Learning disabilities: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's division for learning disabilities, for educators, in San Antonio. Contact: Charles Hughes, Pennsylvania State University, 227 Cedar Building, University Park, PA 16802; (814) 863-1699; fax: (814) 863-1002; e-mail: CAH14@psu.edu.

4-5—School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance: Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, district administrators, and superintendents, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Shaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995- 9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

4-6—English: Annual Fall Conference, sponsored by the North Carolina English Teachers Association, for teachers of English language arts, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Winston-Salem, N.C. Contact: Linda Jobe, NCETA Conference Director, 115 W. Burnette Ave., Enfield, NC 27823; (252) 445-2173; fax: (252) 445-5515; e-mail: jobelg@mindspring.com.

4-6—Learning disabilities: International Conference on Programming for a Diverse Population of Children and Youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, sponsored by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for educators and related service personnel who provide direct and indirect services to children and youths with challenging behaviors, at the Atlanta Airport Hilton & Towers in Altlanta. Contact: Linda Bullock, CCBD, University of North Texas, PO Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: www.unt.edu/behavioraldisorders.

4-6—Scholarships: Increasing Scholarship Support from the Private Sector, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for CSFA board members and the general public, in Atlanta. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537-4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: cvandyke@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

5—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at the State University of New York at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y., and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

5—English: Exploring the Landscape of Learning, sponsored by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Lansing, Mich. Contact: Gregory Shafer, MCTE, (810) 232-2831; e-mail: gshafer@mcc.edu.

5—Principals: What Is It About Me You Can't Teach, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-6 principals, in Seattle. Contact: Renee Rodriguez, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

5-6—English: Guarantees for Success in a Time of Change, sponsored by the Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Dublin, Ohio. Contact: Marge Ford, OCTELA, (330) 755-0162; e-mail: camp_mf@access-k12.org.

6-8—English: Literacy conference, sponsored by the Alaska Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Anchorage, Alaska. Contact: Tamara Van Wyhe, ACTE, (907) 822-3870; fax: (970) 822-3794; e-mail: tvanwyhe@crsd.k12.ak.us.

6-9—African-American education: Rewriting the Script: Lifting Up Achievement, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for educators, administrators, researchers, parents, social workers, youth workers, and policymakers, at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and Towers in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: NBCDI, 1101 15th St. N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 833-2220; fax: (202) 833-8222; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

7—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Cincinnati Convention Center in Cincinnati. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-9—Leadership: Beginning Administrators Conference: Strategies for Success, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for school administrators in Texas who have been in their positions for three years or less, at the Texas Hilton Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: TEPSA, 510 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701; (512) 478-5268; fax: (512) 478-1502; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

7-10—Education law: Conference, sponsored by the Education Law Institute at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, for educators, in College Park, Md. Contact: Sarah Redfield, FPLC, (603) 228-1541; e-mail: sredfield@fplc.edu; Web site: www.edlaw.fplc.edu.

8—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Cincinnati. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

8-9—Special education: Showcasing Quality, Emphasizing Outcomes: A National Conference Addressing State Monitoring of IDEA, sponsored by the Regional Resource and Federal Centers, the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, and the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, for those interested in the monitoring of local services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, in Salt Lake City. Contact: Rich Lewis, Mid-South Regional Resource Center, 126 Mineral Industries Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0051; (859) 257-4921; e-mail: rlewis@ihdi.uky.edu.

8-9—Technology: Best Practices in School Technology, sponsored by eSchool News, George Mason University, AECT, and the Consortium for School Networking, for educators and administrators, at the Sheraton Premiere Hotel in Vienna, Va. Contact: eSchool News, BP Registration, 7920 Norfolk Ave., #900, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 394-0115; fax: (301) 913-0119; e-mail: bpinfo@eschoolnews.org; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/bp.

9—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and Commonwealth High School in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

9—College fair: Online College Fair for International Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, teachers, and parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9—Higher education: Northern Westchester-Putnam College Conference, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee, for students, parents, and educators, at Yorktown High School in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793- 3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

9—Reading: Sound Sense: Changing the Way the Brain Processes Print, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722- 0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

9-10—Mentoring: Pathwise Mentor Level Training, sponsored by the 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, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.nrpdc.org.

9-12—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in New Orleans and Reston, Va. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558- 8976; fax: (262) 783-5906; e-mail: info@crisisprevention.com; Web site: www.crisisprevention.com.

10—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Westchester County Guidance Expo in Westchester, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

10—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in Cleveland. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

10—Guidance: Guidance Expo, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee, for students, parents, and educators, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793-3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

10—Higher education: College Conference of Southern Westchester, sponsored by the Westchester-Putnam College Conference Committee, for students, parents, and educators, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, N.Y. Contact: Joseph Biscoglio, WPCCC, PO Box 70, Bronxville, NY 10708; (914) 793-3532; fax: (914) 793-3609.

10-12—Data: Seize the Data! Maximizing the Role of Data in School Improvement Planning, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, district administrators, and superintendents, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Shaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843- 6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

10-12—Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for teams of school administrators and educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Contact: Lisa Armstrong, CPRE/CASB Seminars, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax: (608) 263- 6448; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre/conference.

10-13—Technology: National Tech Prep Network Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for secondary and postsecondary educators and administrators, and business partners, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Dallas. Contact: NTPN, PO Box 21689, Waco, TX 76702-1689; (800) 518-1410; fax: (254) 776-2306; e-mail: ntpn@cord.org; Web site: www.cord.org.

*11—Assessment: Testing, Testing: School Accountability in Massachusetts and Beyond, sponsored by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, for state and local education officials and educators, at the Kennedy School in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Jean Capizzi, RIGB, (617) 495-5091; e-mail: jean_capizzi@ksg.harvard.edu; Web site: www.ksg.harvard.edu/pepg/.

11—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury, Md. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

11—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, parents, and educators, in St. Louis. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

11-12—Accountability: 3rd Reidy Interactive Lecture Series: Implementing an Accountability System that Improves Schools, sponsored by the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, for educational researchers, policymakers, and practitioners in educational assessment and accountability, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NCIEA, PO Box 4084, Portsmouth, NH 03802-4084; (603) 766-7900; fax: (603) 766-7910; Web site: www.nciea.org.

11-12—Year-round education: The Best of Balanced Calendars and More, sponsored by the California Association for Year-Round Education, for teachers, administrators, parents, and school board members, at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego. Contact: Tom Crellin, CAYRE, (619) 286-3399; e-mail: cayre-one@mindspring.com.

11-13—Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Florida Foreign Language Association, for language teachers, at the Wyndham Hotel and Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: David Gonzalez, FFLA; e-mail: dg2081@yahoo.com.

11-13—Leadership: IDEA Superintendent Associates, sponsored by the Institute for Development of Educational Activities Inc., for superintendents, in Toledo, Ohio. Contact: IDEA Inc, 259 Regency Ridge, Dayton, OH 45459; (937) 434-6969; fax: (937) 434-5203; e-mail: idea@idea.org; Web site: www.idea.org.

11-13—Technology: Fall 2001 Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., for educators, technology coordinators, administrators, and adults who support CUE's mission of integrating technology into the curriculum, at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; (510) 814-6630; fax: (510) 814-0195; e-mail: cueinc@cue.org; Web site: www.cue.org.

12—Charter schools: Annual Colloquium: Promoting Equity to Close the Achievement Gap in Mathematics and Science, sponsored by the National Charter Schools, for charter school staff, parents, and communities, at the DoubleTree Hotel—Airport in Detroit. Contact: NCS, Development and Performance Institute, 2520 S. University Park, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859; (989) 774-2999; fax: (989) 774-2591; e-mail: charter@emich.edu; Web site: www.nationalcharterinstitute.org.

12—College counselors: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the Middle States Regional Office of the College Board, for secondary school college counselors, at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, Director of Secondary School Services, MSROCB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (800) 787-7477; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org.

12-13—Business education: Business Functions: The Mini MBA, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, for educators and community members, at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax: (212) 678-8417; e-mail: ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

12-13—English: Conference, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Hampton, Va. Contact: Karen Hayden, VATE; e-mail: khayden@cstone.net.

12-13—Gifted education: 7th Annual New England Conference of Gifted and Talented Educators: Beacon for the Future, sponsored by the Maine Educators of the Gifted and Talented, and the Maine Department of Education, for educators of gifted and talented students, administrators, counselors, school board members, parents, and legislators, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland, Maine. Contact: Mary Ellen Miner, Conference Co-Chair, MEGT, RR #12-Box 1469, Augusta, ME 04330; (207) 623-4513; fax: (207) 626-2538; Web site: www.necgt.org.

Vol. 21, Issue 2, Pages 46-47

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