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

October

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.

1-4--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 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.

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 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.

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.

2-3--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.

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.

**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--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.

3-5--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.

4-6--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.

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 Northern Texas, PO Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565-3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: bullock@tac.coe.unt.edu; Web site: www.unt.edu/behavioraldisorders.

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 3 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 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 Hato Rey, 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 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--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--Federal programs: Title I Reauthorization Workshop, sponsored by the Education Funding Research Council, for federal education program administrators, district staff, state education agency staff, principals, and auditors, at the Radisson Hotel- Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, Calif. Deadline: Sept. 18. Contact: Nikki, EFRC, 3105 South St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (800) 914-8212.

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< /a>.

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 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--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--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--Federal programs: Title I Reauthorization Workshop, sponsored by the Education Funding Research Council, for federal education program administrators, district staff, state education agency staff, principals, and auditors, at the Radisson Hotel- Central Dallas in Dallas. Deadline: Sept. 19. Contact: Nikki, EFRC, 3105 South St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (800) 914-8212.

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. 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.ed u; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

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.

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.

**13--Diversity: 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.

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.ed u; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

13--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.

13-15--Arts education: The Creative Mind: Making Magic with Children and Art, sponsored by the P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education, for educators, in Warrenton, Va. Contact: The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children's Education, 601 Shenandoah Village Drive, Box 1B, Waynesboro, VA 22980; (540) 932-1728; e-mail: foundation@mossfoundation.org.

13-16--Homeless children: Conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth, for educators, social-service providers, shelter providers, educational program coordinators, researchers, representatives from national organizations, and other activists and advocates of homeless children and youths, at the Marriott Hotel Renaissance Center in Detroit. Conact: Cecilia Santa Ana, NAEHCY Secretary and Conference Coordinator, Michigan Department of Education, Customer Satisfaction Program, PO Box 30008, Lansing, MI 48909; (517) 373-4581; fax: (517) 373-7113; e-mail: santaana@state.mi.us; Web site: www.mde.state.mi.us.

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--English: Conference, sponsored by the Utah Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts, for English teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: LuAnn Staheli, UCTELA, (801) 465-6015; e-mail: sluann@admin.pjhs.nebo.edu.

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

15-16--Safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, school resource officers, 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.

15-18--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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.

15-18--Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement Through Curriculum Assessment, Design and Delivery, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, at the Guesthouse Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156: fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: headquarters@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

16--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Harrisburg, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457- 4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

16-19--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Miami (program taught in Spanish) and in Worcester, Mass. 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.

16-21--Professional development: 2001 Fall Regional Conference, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, at the Omni CNN Center in Atlanta. Contact: AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; Web site: www.amshq.org.

17--Business education: 4th Annual School-to-Work Business and Education Conference: Connections 2001, Expanding the Networks, sponsored by SCOPE and the Long Island School-to-Career Partnership, for educators, at the Huntington Hilton in Huntington, N.Y. Contact: Betty Westcott, SCOPE, 100 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown, NY 11787; (631) 360-0800; Web site: www.li- scope.org.

17--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Rocky Mountain, N.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

17--Professional development: Understanding by Design: Structures and Policies That Practice What We Preach, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933- ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

17--Professional development: Collaborative Analysis of Student Work: A Valuable Tool for Teacher Growth, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933- ASCD; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

17-20--Architecture: Conference and Trade Show, sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, for architects, K-14 administrators and planners, educators, engineers, specialized consultants, construction managers, manufacturers and suppliers, higher education professionals, and state and provincial government representatives, at the Marriott City Center in Denver. Contact: Barbara C. Worth, Marketing/Communications Manager, CEFPI, 9180 E. Desert Cove Drive, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; (480) 391-0840; fax: (480) 391-0940; e-mail: barb@cefpi.com; Web site: www.cefpi.com.

17-20--Parental involvement: We Are the Village: The Power of Partnerships, sponsored by the National African-American Parent Involvement Day, for educators, parents, students, administrators, community leaders, and all those interested in parental involvement, at the Detroit Metro Crowne Plaza Hotel in Romulus, Mich. Contact: Joseph Dulin, NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-2043; (734) 434- 4611; fax: (734) 434-5281; e-mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us; Web site: www.naapid.org.

17-21--Urban schools: 45th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban superintendents, senior administrators, board members, and deans of colleges of education, at the Waterside Marriott in Norfolk, Va. Contact: CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

17-19--English: Learning, Literacy, Leadership: The Classroom and Beyond, sponsored by the New York State English Council, for English teachers, in Albany, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Searle, NYSEC, (845) 471-6402; e-mail: bsearle521@aol.com.

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

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M.; Indianapolis; Peoria, Ill.; and Towson, Md. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e- mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

18--Principals: Principals' Academy, Creating the New American Schools: A Princpal's Guide to School Improvement, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for K-12 principals and interns, at Cleveland State University. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, RT 901, CSU, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687-5422; e-mail: gcedc@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.gcedcohio.org.

18-19--English: 2001: A Classroom Odyssey, sponsored by the Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Belgrade, Mont. Contact: Anna E. Baldwin, MATELA, (406) 728-0073; e-mail: jabaldwin@qwest.net.

18-19--Principals: 2001 National Distinguished Principals Awards Program, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-6 principals, in Washington. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684- 3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

18-20--English: 2001: Charting a New Odyssey, sponsored by the Florida Council of Teachers of English, for English Teachers, in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Jan Graham, FCTE, (850) 922-3364; fax: (850) 922-2452; e-mail: graham_jan@aol.com; Web site: www.fcte.org.

18-19--English: 2001-A Language Odyssey from Homer to HAL, From Sybil to Cyberspace, sponsored by the Kansas Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Joy Bunch, KATE, (913) 993-7922; e-mail: webunch@smsd.org.

18-19--Science: Meeting the Challenges of the Decade fall conference, sponsored by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Texas Instruments Inc, for educators with an interest in science, business and technology, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington. Contact: Triangle Coalition, 1201 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; (800) 582-0115; fax: (202) 289- 1303; Web site: www.triangle- coalition.org.

18-20--Character education: Character Education: The Other Side of the Report Card, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, for teachers, principals, administrators, counselors, coordinators, and community leaders, at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. Contact: CEP, 1600 K St. N.W., Suite 501, Washington, DC 20006; (800) 988-8081; fax: (202) 296-7779; e-mail: cepforum@character.org; Web site: www.character.org.

18-20--Learning disabilities: 23rd International Conference, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special educators and professionals who work with individuals with learning disabilities, practitioners, higher education faculty, and researchers, at the Marriott Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: Kirsten McBride, CLD, PO Box 40303, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492- 2546; Web site: cldinternational.org.

18-20--Learning disabilities: 13th Annual International Conference on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, for individuals with AD/HD and family members, physicians, mental- health professionals, educators, nurses, and social workers, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Marsh Bokman, CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070, ext. 118; fax: (301) 306- 7090; e-mail: marsha_bokman@chadd.org; Web site: www.chadd.org.

18-20--Middle schools: Middle-Level Education: The Sky's the Limit, sponsored by the New York State Middle School Association, for middle-level teachers, administrators, staff, board of education members, PTA members, college students interested in middle-level education, and parents of middle-level students, at the Binghamton Regency Hotel in Binghamton, N.Y. Contact: Linda Ruest, Conference Director, WNY School Support Center, Erie 1 BOCES, 1050 Maryvale Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225; (716) 630-4275; fax: (716) 630-4224; e-mail: ruest@nysmsa.org.

18-20--Standards: Teaching and Learning Standards, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators, at the Atlanta Hilton & Towers in Atlanta. Contact: ASCD Customer Service, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; (800) 933-2723; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

19--Administrators: 23rd Annual Conference, sponsored by the Public School Administrators and Supervisors Association of Baltimore City, for principals, assistant principals, and administrators for Baltimore schools, at Western High School in Baltimore. Contact: PSASABC, 2512 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218; (410) 243-4310; fax: (410) 243-9088.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Annapolis, Md.; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Jackson, Tenn.; Provo, Utah; and Reading, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

19-20--History: Teaching the History of the American Presidency, sponsored by the National Council for History Education, National History Day, Colonial Williamsburg, and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Behring Center, for K-12 teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators, at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington. Contact: Elaine Wrisley Reed, Executive Director, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche19@netscape.net; Web site: www.history.org/nche.

19-21--Teachers: 5th Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, for board-certified teachers and NBPTS supporters, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington. Contact: Walter Rabchuk, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, 26555 Evergreen Road, Suite 400, Southfield, MI 48076; (248) 351-4444, ext. 566; fax: (248) 351- 4170; e-mail: wrabchuk@nbpts.org.

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

20--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.ed u; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

21-23--Higher education: Institute for Deans and Department Chairs, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for postsecondary school administrators, in Asheville, N.C. Contact: NRCFYEST, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777- 6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: fyeconf@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

21-23--School improvement: 2001 SERVE Forum on School Improvement: Sharing Knowledge, Expanding Learning, sponsored by the Regional Education Laboratory at SERVE, for teachers, administrators, office personnel, directors of district and federal programs, parents, and community members, at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: SERVE, 1203 Governors' Square Blvd., Suite 400, Tallahassee, FL 32301; (850) 671-6000; fax: (850) 671-6020; e-mail: bogletre@serve.org; Web site: www.serve.org.

21-23--Technology: Superintendents' Technology Summit, sponsored by eSchool News, George Mason University, Association of California School Administrators, AECT, and the Consortium for School Networking, for superintendents and assistant superintendents, at the Westin Mission Hills Resort in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: eSchool News, STS Registration, 7920 Norfolk Ave., #900, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 394-0115, ext. 199; fax: (301) 913-0119; e-mail: stsinfo@eschoolnews.org; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/sts.

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

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

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Bay City, Mich., and Murfreesboro, Tenn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

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

22--English: 2001: A Communications Odyssey, sponsored by the Missouri Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Jefferson City, Mo. Contact: Richard Daut, MATE; (417) 448-2020.

22--English: Teaching Matters, sponsored by the Nebraska English Language Arts Council, for English teachers, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Clark Kolterman, NELAC, (402) 643-2988; e-mail: ckolte@connectseward.org.

23--Language skills: Facilitating Receptive Language Skills in 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.

23--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Emporia, Kan.; Owensboro, Ky.; and Port Huron, Mich. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

23-24--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.

23-25--Literacy: Literacy for All-Northeast Early Literacy Conference and Reading Recovery Institute, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Institute, for educators interested in early literacy, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: RRI, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402 or (800) 999-1959, ext. 8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; e- mail: ktravelo@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/ earlyedconference/rreli/earlyLit.html.

23-26--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Birmingham, Ala.; Cleveland; Detroit; and Little Rock, Ark. 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.

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

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

24--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Wichita, Kan. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

24-27--Developmental education: National Conference on Research in Developmental Education, sponsored by the National Center for Developmental Education, for practitioners in and administrators of developmental education or learning-assistance programs at the postsecondary level, at the OMNI Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NCDE, PO Box 32098, Boone, NC 28608; (828) 262-3057; fax: (828) 262- 2128; e-mail: mockmt@appstate.edu; Web site: www.ncde.appstate.edu.

24-27--Dyslexia: 52nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, for educators, physicians, speech and language pathologists, tutors, parents, and individuals with dyslexia, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: The International Dyslexia Association, 8600 LaSalle Road, 382 Chester Building, Baltimore, MD 21286-2044; (800) ABC- D123; fax: (410) 321-5069; e-mail: info@interdys.org; Web site: www.interdys.org.

24-27--Assessment: Annual conference, Teaching, Testing, and Learning: What Should Our Students Know?, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for educators with an interest in testing, at the Crowne Plaza Manahttan Hotel in New York City. Contact: ERB, 19 Stanworth Road, Kendall Park, NJ 08824; (732) 297-2230.

24-27--Professional development: 30th National Conference, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for faculty, K-12 teachers, community-partner representatives, school-based program staff, and government agencies involved with service-learning, internships, cooperative education, problem-based learning, or any other facet of experiential education, at the Hyatt Orlando in Kissimmee, Fla. Contact: NSEE, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22311; (703) 933-0017; fax: (703) 933-1053; e-mail: conference@nsee.org; Web site: www.nsee.org.

24-27--Rural education: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, for people involved in or supportive of rural education, at the Marriott Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Al Eads Jr., Interim Executive Director, NREA, 246 Education Building, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1588; (970) 491-7022; fax: (970) 491-1317; e-mail: doceads@juno.com; Web site: www.nrea.colostate.edu.

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Bowling Green, Ky.; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Hickory, N.C.; and Worcester, Mass. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

25--Professional development: Understanding by Design, sponsored by Relearning by Design, for educators interested in the practice of backwards design, in Denver. Contact: Carol Wander, Project Manager, RBD, 65 S. Main St., Building B, Pennington, NJ 08534-2821; (609) 730-1199; fax: (800) 329-3122; e-mail: conferences@relearning.org; Web site: www.relearning.org.

25-27--Early-childhood education: Conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Council for Educational Diagnostic Services, for educators, at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. Contact: Sandra Latchford, 60 Surrey Crescent, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 4L3; (506) 453-3515; fax: (506) 453-4765; e-mail: sandral@unb.ca.

25-27--Media: 2001, An Information Odyssey: Making a Difference in Learning, sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, for school library media personnel, at the Holiday Inn Select in Decatur, Ill. Contact: Kay Maynard, ISLMA, PO Box 598, Canton, IL 61520; (309) 647-1820; e-mail: ISLMA@aol.com; Web site: www.islma.org.

26-27--English: Building Knowledge for a New Millenium, sponsored by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Springfield, Ill. Contact: Barbara Fuson, IATE, (217) 424-3283; fax: (217) 424-3253; e-mail: bafuson@msn.com.

26--African-American education: From Rhetoric to Action: The Right To Learn, The Opportunity To Succeed, annual policy forum, sponsored by the National Commission for African American Education, for educators and policymakers, in Washington. Contact: Patrice Webb, 200 L St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 416-1674; e-mail: pwebb@pinnacom.com.

26--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Denver; Greensboro, N.C.; and Orange, Conn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

26-27--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., and at the Navy Pier in Chicago. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

26-28--Diversity: Diversity Is Relationship, sponsored by Healing the Heart of Diversity, for educators, in Pamona, Calif. Contact: HHD, 712 Staunton Ave. N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax: (540) 343-0407; e-mail: hthd@mindspring.com; Web site: www.healingtheheart.org.

26-28--Achievement gap: Closing the Achievement Gap: Keeping the Spirit Alive, sponsored by the New York State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 teachers and administrators, at the Gideon-Putnum Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: Anthony Mello, NYSASCD, 15 Dogwood Lane, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987; (845) 753-3793; fax: (845) 753-3795; e-mail: anmello@aol.com; Web site: www.nysascd.org.

27--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.

27-30--Higher education: 8th National Conference on Students in Transition, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in Oak Brook, Ill. Contact: NRCFYEST, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777-6029; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: fyeconf@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

28-29--College fair: 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: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

28-30--Leadership: School Leaders-Fostering Communities That Learn, sponsored by the School Administrators Association of New York State, for principals, assistant principals, curriculum directors, and superintendents, at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Contact: SAANYS, 8 Airport Park Blvd., Albany Airport Park, Latham, NY 12110; (518) 782-0600; fax: (518) 782- 9552; Web site: www.saanys.org.

28-31--Dropouts: 13th Annual Conference: Discover the Magic, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, Communities in Schools of Florida, and the Florida State Department of Education, for teachers, counselors, district staff, social services agencies, juvenile justice professionals, and government leaders, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NDPCN, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631-1555; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

28--Reading: 20th Annual Conference: Effective Techniques for Teaching Reading, Writing and Spelling, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for educators of all levels, 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; (212) 307-7320; (212) 307-0449; e-mail: readingreform@mindspring.com.

29--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Buffalo, N.Y.; Hampton, Va.; LaCrosse, Wis.; and Petersburg, Va. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e- mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

29-30--Professional development: Education Now and in the Future 2001: Professional Development for Northwest Educators, sponsored by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, for educators, administrators, and policymakers, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland, Ore. Contact: NWREL, (800) 547-6339; e-mail: enf@nwrel.org; Web site: www.nwrel.org/enf/.

29-1--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Nashua, N.H. 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.

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

30--Federal programs: Title I Reauthorization Workshop, sponsored by the Education Funding Research Council, for federal education program administrators, district staff, state education agency staff, principals, and auditors, at the Hotel Washington in Washington. Deadline: Sept. 29. Contact: Nikki, EFRC, 3105 South St. N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (800) 914-8212.

30-31--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.

30-2--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Kansas City, Mo., and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 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.

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

31-2--Leadership: Annual Convention: Builders of Dreams, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Superviors Association, for Texas elementary and middle school principals, assistant principals, and supervisors, at the Texas Convention Center in Arlington, Texas. Contact: TEPSA, 501 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701; (512) 478-5268; fax: (512) 478-1502; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

31-2--Professional development: National Symposium, sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, for educators, business and community leaders, partnership- development professionals, volunteers, and policymakers, in Anchorage, Alaska. Contact: Esther Wong Hershman, NAPE, 901 North Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax: (703) 836-6941; e-mail: Ehershman@napehq.org; Web site: www.partnersineducation.org.

31-2--Scholarships: ScholarShop Coordinator Professional Development and Program Orientation, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for ScholarShop volunteers, in Minneapolis. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537-4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: cfreeman@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

31-2--Teacher certification: Protecting Our Students, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for certification investigators, state department of education personnel, school district human resource officers, law-enforcement officials, and others, in San Diego. Contact: Roy Einreinhefer, Executive Director, NASDTEC, 39 Nathan Ellis Highway, PMB #134, Mashpee, MA 02649-3267; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539- 8868; e-mail: nasdtec@mediaone.net; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

31-4--Arts education: Currents in Arts Education: Community, Curriculum, Construction, sponsored by the International NETWORK of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, for anyone involved in arts and education, at the Hotel Le Meridien in New Orleans. Contact: Rod Daniel, INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2216; fax: (202) 966-2283; e-mail: execdir@artsschoolsnetwork.org; Web site: www.artsschoolsnetwork.org.

Vol. 21, Issue 5, Pages 47-48

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