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OCTOBER

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.ed u/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.

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: IDA, 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—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.

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.

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—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.

26-27—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.

26-28—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—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.

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.

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.

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—Reading: Teaching Reading to Students With Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and tutors, at the school in Baltimore, Md. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944- 3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

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- 30—Technology: Connected Classroom Conference, sponsored by Classroom Connect, for educators, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: CC, Sales Processing Team, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 237, El Segundo, CA 90245-4949; (800) 638-1639; fax: (888) 801-8299; Web site: www.proflearn.classroom.co m/conferences.

29-Nov. 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- Nov. 2—Mental health: Creating Mentally Healthy Schools and Communities Online Conference, sponsored by the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice, for educators, mental health providers, family members, and researchers, at http://cecp.air.org/vc/default.asp . Contact: CECP, (202) 944-5400 or (888) 457-1551; TTY: (877) 334-3499; Web site: http://cecp.air.org.

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— 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.

*30—Learning disabilities: Assistive Technology Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and tutors, at the school in Baltimore, Md. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

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

31- Nov. 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-Nov. 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-Nov. 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-Nov. 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-Nov. 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.


NOVEMBER

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

1—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Houston; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Lynchburg, Va.; and Rutland, Vt. 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.

1-2—Hearing loss: 22nd Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss, sponsored by the Mainstream Center, CLARKE School for the Deaf, and the Center for Oral Education in Northampton, Mass., for classroom teachers, teachers of the deaf, speech and language pathologists, and parents, at the Sheraton Springfield in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Claire A. Troiano, Mainstream Center, CLARKE, 48 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060-2124; (413) 582-1147; e-mail: ctroiano@clarkeschool.org; Web site: www.clarkeschool.org.

1-2— Professional development: Seminar: Developing Self Management Skills in Today’s Youth, sponsored by Our Other Youth, for K-12 educators and youth professionals, at the Harbor Square Cascade Room in Edmonds, Wash. Deadline: Oct. 26. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261-9571; (360) 468-3169; fax: (360) 468- 3120.

*1-2—Troubled youths: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth, sponsored by Youth Change, for special educators, teachers, counselors, parents, court workers, job trainers, juvenile corrections workers, social workers, and psychologists, in Seattle, Wash. Contact: YC, 275 N. Third St., Woodburn, OR 97071; (800) 545-5736; fax: (503) 982-7910; e-mail: dwells@youthchg.com; Web site: www.youthchg.com.

*1-3—Diversity: Losing Ground: A National Summit on Diversity in the Teaching Force, sponsored by Recruiting New Teachers Inc., the National Education Association, the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, the American Council on Education, and the Association of Teacher Educators, for educators, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Contact: Katherine Leahey, RNTI, 385 Concord Ave., Suite 103, Belmont, MA 02478; (617) 489-6000; e-mail: kleahey@rnt.org.

1-3—Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for language teachers, in Appleton, Wis. Contact: Eddie Lowry, Ripon College, 646 Woodside Ave., Ripon, WI 54971; (920) 748-3077; fax: (920) 748-7243; e-mail: lowry@ripon.edu.

1-3—Gifted education: Conference, sponsored by the Virginia Association for the Gifted, for educators, at the Williamsburg Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Liz Nelson, Executive Secretary, VAG, PO Box 26212, Richmond, VA 23260- 6212; (804) 355- 5945; fax: (804) 355-5137; e-mail: vagifted@mediaone.net; www.vagifted.org.

1- 3—Literacy: Tapping Into Literacy, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for literacy teachers at the kindergarten through college levels, at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington, Vt. Contact: Duane Small, Business Manager, NERA, PO Box 322, Moody, ME 04054- 0322; (207) 641-2085; Web site: www.nereading.org.

1-3— Middle schools: National Middle School Association Annual Conference and Exhibits—Middle Level Education: A Capital Idea, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for anyone involved with middle school students, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: Jim Kappenhagen, Meeting Manager, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: jakappen@aol.com.

1-4— Communications: Convention, sponsored by the National Communication Association, for educators, at the Marriott Marquis/Atlanta Hilton & Towers in Atlanta. Contact: Michelle Randall, NCA Meeting Coordinator, 1765 N St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 464-4622; fax: (202) 464-4600; e-mail: mrandall@natcom.org; Web site: www.natcom.org.

1- 4—Reading: Annual conference, sponsored by the College Reading Association, for educators, at Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Katherine Wiesendanger, Alfred University; e- mail: fweisendanger@bigvax.alfred.edu.

2—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Boise, Idaho; Burlington, Vt.; Danville, Va.; McAllen, Texas; and Oklahoma City. 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.

2—Technology: Annual SCOPE Technology Conference—21st Century Skills: The Road to Digital Age Learning, sponsored by SCOPE, Long Island, for teachers, technology coordinators, and administrators, at the Islandia Marriott Long Island in Islandia, N.Y. Contact: Betty Westcott, SCOPE, 100 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown, NY 11787; (631) 360-0800; Web site: www.li- scope.org.

2-3—Deaf children: Reading to Deaf Children: Learning From Deaf Adults and Read It Again and Again, sponsored by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and the Gallaudet University Regional Center, for teachers, parents, professionals, and paraprofessionals who work with young deaf and hard of hearing children, at the Kentucky School for the Deaf in Danville, Ky. Contact: Chachie Joseph, Gallaudet University Regional Center, PO Box 1027, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL 32805; (904) 829-6481, ext. 299; fax: (904) 829-2424; e-mail: chachiejos@aol.com.

2-4— Leadership: Leadership and Learning for the Success of All Children, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for professors and practitioners of K-12 educational administration, at the Omni Netherland Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-2185; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: admnucea@coe.missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.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 San Diego. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822- 6285; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

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

4-5—Rural education: Conference, sponsored by the Center for Rural Education and Small Schools at the Kansas State University College of Education, the American Association of School Administrators, and the Midwest Equity Assistance Center, for teachers, administrators, state department of education staff, service-center personnel, higher education faculty, and others interested in rural education and small schools, at the Holiday Inn Holidome in Manhattan, Kan. Contact: Robert Newhouse, CRESS, College of Education, 124 Bluemont Hall, KSU, Manhattan, KS 66506; (785) 532- 5886; fax: (785) 532- 7304.

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

5— Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Burnsville, Minn.; Huntsville, Ala.; Milwaukee; Pittsburgh; Salina, Kan.; and Syracuse, N.Y. 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.

5-6—Technology: Grants and Funding for School Technology, sponsored by eSchool News, George Mason University, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, and the Consortium for School Networking, for educators and administrators, at the Hotel Inter-Continental in Chicago. Contact: eSchool News, GF Registration, 7920 Norfolk Ave., #900, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 394-0115, ext. 199; fax: (301) 913-0119; e-mail: gfinfo@eschoolnews.org; Web site: www.eschoolnews.org/gf.

5-8— Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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.

5- 8—Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement through Systems Factors: Governance, Leadership, and Support Services, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, at the Hilton Airport in Kansas City, Mo. 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.

5-9—Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for specialized classroom instructors and teacher aides, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

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

6—Language skills: Facilitating Expressive 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.

*6 —Learning disabilities: Mathematics and Learning Disabilities Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for general and special- education teachers, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944- 3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

*6- 7—Technology: Connected Classroom Conference, sponsored by Classroom Connect, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in Houston. Contact: CC, Sales Processing Team, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 237, El Segundo, CA 90245-4949; (800) 638-1639; fax: (888) 801- 8299; Web site: www.proflearn.classroom.co m/conferences.

6-9—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Charleston, W.V.; Milwaukee; and Tulsa, Okla. 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.

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

*7—Early childhood: Preschool "At Risk", sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for general and special-education preschool and kindergarten teachers, at the school in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-3082; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: dianalab@aol.com.

*7—Learning disabilities: College and Career Issues for LD High School Students, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators and parents, 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.

7— Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Columbia, Mo., and Rochester, N.Y. 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.

7—Professional development: Building Professional Learning Communities at Work, 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.

7-9—Learning: Dimensions of Learning Workshop, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

7- 9—Teaching: Teaching Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

7- 10—Biology: National convention, sponsored by the National Association of Biology Teachers, for K-12 and postsecondary educators, researchers, scientists, and administrators, at the Le Centre Sheraton Hotel in Montreal. Contact: NABT, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 110, Reston, VA 21091-3409; (800) 406-0775 or (703) 264-9696; fax: (703) 264-7778.

*7- 10—Professional development: Quality Learning Symposium 2001, sponsored by the Calgary Board of Education, for educators, at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, Alberta. Contact: Aveline Marti, Special Projects, Writemedia Marketing Communications, #200, 524-17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2S 0B2, Canada; (403) 264-6444; fax: (403) 228-0338; Web site:www.writemedia.ca.

7- 11—Diversity: High Stakes: Achievement, Assessment and Advocacy Through Multicultural Education, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for administrators, parents, community members, policymakers, students, and other interested parties, at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas. Contact: NAME, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628- 6263; fax: (202) 638-6264; e-mail: name@nameorg.org; Web site: www.nameorg.org.

7- 11—Gifted education: Annual convention, sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, for teachers, administrators, coordinators, guidance counselors and parents, at the Cincinnati Convention Center. Contact: NAGC, 1707 L St. N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036; Web Site: www.nagc.org.

7-11—Health: 75th National School Health Conference: Back to the Future—School Health in the 21st Century, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for health educators, school nurses, mental-health professionals, and physicians, at the Hilton Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Mary Ramsier, ASHA, 7263 State Route #43, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org; Web site: www.ashaweb.org.

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

8— Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Chesterfield, Mo.; Danville, Ill.; Great Falls, Mont.; and Parsippany, N.J. 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.

8—Technology: 4th Annual Three Rivers Technology Conference, sponsored by the Carnegie Science Center, for education, technology, and nonprofit professionals, at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh. Contact: Amy Robeson, CSC; e-mail: robesona@csc.clpgh.org; Web site: www.tretc.org.

8-9—Mentoring: Mentoring: Keys to Success, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

Vol. 21, Issue 6, Pages 46-48

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