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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, Schaumburg, 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: llarmst1@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: http://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, Maine Educators of the Gifted and Talented, RR #12-Box 1469, Augusta, ME 04330; (207) 623-4513; fax: (207) 626-2538; Web site: www.necgt.org.

12-14—Foreign language: 84th Annual Meeting: From the Boardroom to the Classroom, Language Works for Everyone!, sponsored by the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for language teachers, at the Nevele Grand Hotel and Resort in Ellenville, N.Y. Contact: Linda Zusman, NYSAFLT, 43 Greenway North, Albany, NY 12208; e-mail: nysaflt@aol.com.

13—Business education: Pricing Strategies and Tactics in Education and Business, 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.

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

13—Diversity: Recruit, Retain and Renew: The 2nd Annual Conference on Diversity in Connecticut's Teaching Force, sponsored by the Connecticut State Department of Education and the Greater New England Alliance of Black School Educators, for beginning teachers, mentor teachers, support staff, and administrators, at the Learning Corridor in Hartford, Conn. Deadline: Oct. 5. Contact: GNEABSE, PO Box 597, South Windsor, CT 06074.

—Vanessa Dea

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