Published Online: October 24, 2001

Departments

Events

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints

A symbol (*) marks events that have not appeared in a previous issue of Education Week.

November

5—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.

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.

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.

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.

6-9—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—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—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—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.

7-11—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.

7-10—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, Canada. Contact: NABT, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 110, Reston, VA 21091-3409; (800) 406- 0775 or (703) 264-9696; fax: (703) 264-7778.

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—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.

*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.

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.

8-11—Drama: Measuring the Metaphor: Meanings in Drama Therapy, sponsored by the National Association for Drama Therapy, for school counselors and drama educators, at the Hilton in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. Contact: Angela Comfort, NADT, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-7409; fax: (202) 966-2283; e-mail: DramaTherapy@danielgrp.com; Web site: www.nadt.org.

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 non-profit 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.

8-9—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.

8-9—Violence: Understanding and Preventing Youth Violence: From Bullies to Bullets, sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, for educators, counselors, and parents, in New York City. Contact: CSEE, 1841 Broadway, Suite 713, New York, NY 10023; (212) 707-8799; fax: (212) 957-6616; e-mail: sel@csee.net; Web site: www.csee.net.

8-9—Women: 4th Annual Conference and Administrative Job Fair, sponsored by the Women Education Leaders of Virginia, for individuals in and aspiring to administrative positions in education, at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Contact: Mary Holm, Conference Director, WELV, Curry School of Education, Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy, 179 Ruffner Hall, 405 Emmet St., Charlottesville, VA 22904; (804) 924-3160; fax: (804) 924-3866; e-mail: welv@virginia.edu; Web site: www.curry.edschool.virg inia.edu/centers/WELV.

8-10—Professional development: Opening Gates to the Future, Kappa Delta Pi Biennial Convocation, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, for college students or professionals in education, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Margo Black, Kappa Delta Pi, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (317) 871-4900; fax: (317) 704-2323; e-mail: margo@kdp.org; Web site: www.kdp.org.

8-10—Special education: It's Happening in Ohio-IDEA '97, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children/Ohio, for teachers, supervisors, administrators, parents and others involved with special education, at the Wyndham Dublin Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Sherri Denish, 3185 W. 41st St., Cleveland, OH 44109; (216) 631-3633; e-mail: slden23@aol.com.

8-10—Technology: 15th Annual Technology and Learning Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's ITTE: Education Technology Programs, for superintendents, techonology coordinators, library/media specialists, teachers, and district and building administrators, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/t+l.

8-10—Technology: Fall 2001 Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., for educators at all levels interested in technology in education, at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Lora Sanders, CUE Inc., 1210 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; e-mail: cueinc@cue.org; Web site: www.cue.org.

9—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Butte, Mont.; Edison, N.J.; Lincoln, Neb.; and Rosemont, Ill. 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.

9-10—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9-10—School improvement: Harnessing the Future Annual Conference, sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, for educators, school board members, education funders, and business and community leaders, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, Vt. Contact: FES, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753; (802) 462-3170; fax: (802) 462-3180; e-mail: fes@middlebury.edu; Web site: www.fesnet.org.

9-11—Diversity: Diversity Is Relationship, sponsored by Healing the Heart of Diversity, for educators, in Washington. 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.

11-12—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, 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.

11-13—Leadership: Courageous Leadership for School Success 2001, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, the American Association of School Administrators, and the Canadian Association of School Administrators, for public and charter school superintendents, principals, administrators, and curriculum-development specialists, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

11-13—Accountability: Assessment and Accountability: The Great Equity Debate, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for organizations and individuals concerned about equity and accountability in testing, teachers, school board members, community leaders, policymakers, and legislators, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington. Contact: Mary Anne Dooley, PEN, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 900 North, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-7460, ext. 219; fax: (202) 628-1893; Web site: www.PublicEducation.org.

11-14—Special education: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, for state directors of special education for each state and federal jurisdiction, people primarily responsible for the administration of statewide special education programs and services, and policymakers and program implementors, at the La Mansion del Rio Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Bill East, Executive Director, NASDSE, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314-2840; (703) 519-3800; fax: (703) 519-3808; Web site: www.nasde.org.

12—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fairfax, Va., and Ludington, Mont. 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.

12-13—Classroom Management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

13—College fair: Online College Fair for General Interest 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.

13—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fredericksburg, Va.; Little Rock, Ark.; and Providence, R.I. 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.

13—Principals: Principals' Academy, Judgement: Quality Application of Quality Information, 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: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.gcedcohio.org.

13-16—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Des Moines, Iowa; Louisville, Ky.; Miami; and Nashville, Tenn. 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.

13-16—Preschool: Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and school/home liaisons, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

14-18—Music education: 2001 National Conference, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for educators, in Cincinnati. Contact: Cindi Wobig, Executive Director, AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44139-8089; (440) 543-5366; fax: (440) 543-2687; e-mail: AOSAHDQ@email.msn.com.

14—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Dallas; Fort Smith, Ark.; Michigan City, Ind.; Plymouth, Mass.; and West Palm Beach, Fla. 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.

14—Science: Portraits of a Scientist Lecture Series and Book Signing, sponsored by the Great Minds Program of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for educators, students age 10 and older, and parents, at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: Nov. 2. Contact: GMP, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506; (603) 907-5956; fax: (603) 907-5946; e-mail: rjones@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu.

14-15—Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Loretta Williams, President, NADSFL, Plano ISD, 2700 W. 15th St., Plano, TX 75075; (972) 519-8196; fax: (972) 519-8031; e-mail: lwilla@pisd.edu,oreapetri@home.co m.

14-15—Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, for educators, in Washington. Contact: Virginia Ballinger, State of Ohio Department of Education, 65 S. Front St., Room 1009, Columbus, OH 43215-4183; (614) 466-2190; fax: (614) 728-3058; e-mail: pd_ballinger@ode.ohio.gov.

14-15—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.

14-18—Librarians: Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians, for school library media specialists, administrators, classroom teachers, library supervisors, technical coordinators, educators of school library media specialists, curriculum specialists, and public librarians working with children, at the Indianapolis Convention Center and RCA Dome in Indianapolis. Contact: AASL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433, ext. 4386; fax: (312) 664-7459; e-mail: aasl@ala.org; Web site: www.ala.org/aasl/indy.

15-17—Principals: Proficiencies for Principals Workshop: Leadership Behavior and Group Process Skills, sponsored by the Cooperative Council of Oklahoma School Administrators, for principals, at the CCOSA headquarters in Oklahoma City. Contact: Sandy Wisley, Associate Executive Director, CCOSA; (405) 524-1191.

15—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Lowell, Mass.; Ontario, Canada; Spokane, Wash.; and Trevose, 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.

15-17—Education law: Annual conference, sponsored by the Education Law Association, for educators, attorneys, school administrators, and anyone interested in education law, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Mandy Bingaman, Interim Executive Director, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0528; (937) 229- 3589; fax: (937) 229-3845; e-mail: ela@udayton.edu; Web site: www.educationlaw.org.

15-17—Early childhood education: Conference, sponsored by the New England Kindergarten Conference, for pre-K-3 teachers, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: NEKC, Lesley University, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax: (617) 349-8125; e-mail: kindconf@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/kc.

15-17—Special education: Blueprint for Administrators-Best Practices in Special Education, annual conference, sponsored by the Council of Administrators of Special Education, for general and special education administrators and service providers, at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, Calif. Deadline: Oct. 31. Contact: CASE, 615 16th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104; (505) 243-7622; fax: (505) 247- 4822; e-mail: casecec@aol.com; Web site: http://members.aol.com/casecec.html .

15-18—English: 2001 Annual Convention: Re-creating the Classroom, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers at all levels and teacher-educators, in Baltimore. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642; fax: (217) 278-3761; e-mail: convreg@ncte.org.

16—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Bangor, Maine; Canton, Ohio; Cincinnati; Dayton, Ohio; Long Beach, Calif.; Olympia, Wash.; and Wilmington, Del. 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.

16-17—Gifted education: Conference, sponsored by the Roeper Review, for teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, and parents, in Birmingham, Mich. Contact: TRR, 41190 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304; (248) 203-7320; fax: (248) 203-7350; e-mail: ruthan@roeperreview.org; Web site: www.roeperreview.org.

16-18—Foreign language: 2001 Convention, sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the American Association of Teachers of German, for foreign-language teachers, at the Grand Hyatt and Renaissance in Washington. Contact: Louise Patierno, Convention Services Director, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10707; (914) 963-8830; fax: (914) 963-1275; e-mail: actflhg@aol.com; Web site: www.actfl.org.

16-18—Native American educators: Conversations Across Cultures: Native American Educators and Artists, 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.

16-18—Social studies: Annual Conference: Forming a More Perfect Union, sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, for social studies teachers, in Washington. Contact: NCSS, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 966-7840; fax: (202) 966-2061; e-mail: conference@ncss.org; Web site: www.socialstudies.org.

16-20—Leadership: Improving Education Through Effective Leadership and Staff Development, sponsored by the National Council of States for the Improvement of Education, for teachers, administrators, supervisors, university faculty, state department personnel, board members, curriculum specialists, continuing education personnel, charter school staff, and parents, in Washington. Contact: Myrtle Braithwaite or James Collins, NCSIE, 1750 N.E. 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162; (954) 262-8505 or (954) 262-8596 or (800) 986-3223, ext. 8505; fax: (954) 262-3912; e-mail: myrtle@nova.eduorcollinsj@nova.ed u.

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

17-20—Community education: Community Education: A Beacon for All Ages, sponsored by the National Community Education Association, for community and adult educators, school administrators, after-school- and extended-day-program administrators, early- childhood and school-age child-care administrators, parks and recreation administrators, school board and advisory council members, and community college and university administrators and professors, at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Hwy., Suite 91A, Fairfax, VA 22030; (703) 359-8973; fax: (703) 359-0972; e-mail: ncea@ncea.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 Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

18—New teachers: Conference for Beginning Teachers, sponsored by the New Teacher Center at the University of California-Santa Cruz and California's Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program, for educators, at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel in San Mateo, Calif. Contact: Peggy Young, New Teacher Center at UCSC; (831) 459-4323; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

18-20—Higher education: Annual meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for member presidents and chancellors, in New Orleans. Contact: Rosemary Lauth, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., 5th floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: lauthr@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

18-20—Technology: 36th Annual Conference: The Future Is in Your Hands, sponsored by the New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education, for educators, at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y. Contact: Amy Perry, NYSACTE, Conference Co-Chair, Wayne Finger Lakes Board of Educational Cooperative Services, Newark, NY 14513; (315) 332-7207; e-mail: ;or write to BernieTomasso,NYSACTE,ConferenceCo- Chair,PortByronCentralSchool,PortByron,NY13140-0195;(315)766-4731.

19-20—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

23-9—Diversity: African Diaspora Film Festival, 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.

27-29—Technology: 2001 Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, sponsored by the New Hampshire School Administrators Association and the New Hampshire Affiliate of the International Society of Technology in Education, for pre-K-16 educators, at the Sheraton Nashua Hotel in Nashua, N.H. Contact: NHSAA, 12 Cross St., Penacook, NH 03303; (603) 753-4479; fax: (603) 753-4611; e-mail: nhsaa@cnhec.concord.k12.nh.us; Web site: www.nhsaa.org.

27-30—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Chicago; Cincinnati; Dallas; Minneapolis; and Winnipeg, Manitoba, 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.

28-29—Mentoring: Mentoring the New Teacher: Professional Development for Reflection and Growth, 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.

29—Assessment: Sharing Effective Practices Seminar: The Ohio Proficiency Test and Vendor Fair, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, GCEDC, 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.gcedcohio.org.

29-30—Science: Sex Determination, a live broadcast lecture sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, for high school science teachers and students, broadcast live from Chevy Chase, Md. Contact: Judith Saks, Editor, Office of Grants and Special Programs; (301) 215-8547; fax: (301) 215-8888; e-mail: saksj@hhmi.org; Web site: www.holidaylectures.org.

29-30—Teacher compensation: National Conference on Teacher Compensation, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, for educators, in Chicago. 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 .

29-1—Higher education: Conference, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, for presidents, chancellors, presidential assistants, government and public relations officers, and communication officers, in San Diego. Contact: Travis Reindl, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 478-4657; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: reindlt@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

30-2—Early-childhood education: 16th National Training Institute, sponsored by Zero to Three, for professionals who work with babies, toddlers, and their families in the settings of pediatrics and health care, early Head Start, child care, advocacy, early intervention, mental health, family support, child welfare, and education or training, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Zero to Three, Communications Department, 2000 M St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 638-1144; fax: (202) 638-0851; Web site: www.zerotothree.org.

December

1—Reading: Teaching Older Students to Decode Fluently Through Syllabication, 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.

1-5—Early-childhood education: Annual conference, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's division for early childhood, for educators, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Contact: CEC Conference Office, 3 Church Circle, Suite 194, Annapolis, MD 21401; (410) 269-6801; fax: (410) 267-0332; e-mail: office@gomeeting.com.

1-5—Staff development: Scaling Summits: Clear Views of Critical Issues, sponsored by the National Staff Development Council, for educators interested in individual and organizational development and school improvement, at the Adams Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: Leslie Miller, NSDC Business Office, PO Box 240, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 523-6029; fax: (513) 523-0638; e-mail: NSDCHavens@aol.com.

2-5—Professional development: Weaving the Tapestry: Connecting the Pieces, sponsored by the New York State Association for Comprehensive Education, for teachers, reading teachers, administrators, and staff involved with Title I programs, at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Deadline: Nov. 17. Contact: Linda Clarkson, President, NYSACE, 3163 Hidden Lake Drive, Baldwinsville, NY 13027; (315) 656- 7246; e-mail: Lclarkson@mail.esmschools.org;orCynthiaGillmore,Treasurer,NYSACE,802S. Melcher St., Johnstown, NY 12095; (518) 762-2279;

3—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in King of Prussia, Pa.; Lansing, Mich.; Tarrytown, N.Y.; and Tupelo, Miss. 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.

3-4—Middle schools: Unified Arts 13th Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

3-6—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Columbus, Ohio and Moncton, New Brunswick, 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.

4—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Newburgh, N.Y.; New Orleans; Southfield, Mich.; and Sumter, S.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.

4-7—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Denver; Sacramento, Calif.; Spokane, Wash.; Springfield, Ill.; and St. Louis. 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—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Baton Rouge, La.; Chapel Hill, S.C.; Fort Worth, Texas; Montgomery, Ala.; Overland Park, Kan.; and Spartanburg, S.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.

5-7—Professional development: Searching for Balance: Content Knowledge and Effective Instruction, sponsored by the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators, at the Williamsburg Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Williamsburg, Va. Deadline: Nov. 20. Contact: VASCD, 106 Yorkview Road, Yorktown, VA 23692; (757) 898-4434; e-mail: jbyrne@visi.net; Web site: webserver2.ascd.org/affilia tes/virginia/.

6—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Allentown, Pa.; Orlando, Fla.; Pensacola, Fla.; and Phoenix. 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.

6-7—Middle schools: Math and Science Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle-level educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

7—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Macon, Ga.; Mobile, Ala.; St. Joseph, Mo.; and Tampa, Fla. 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.

10-13—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Toledo, Ohio. 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.

11—College fair: Online College Fair for Special Needs 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.

11—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Athens, Ga.; Houston; and Vicksburg, Miss. 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.

11—Principals: One-Day Workshop for Principals, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for K-6 principals, in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Lynda Irvin, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684- 3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

11-14—Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Salem, Ore.; Salt Lake City; San Diego; and Sioux Falls, S.D. 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.

12—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Beaumont, Texas and Waco, Texas. 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.

12-13—Professional development: Understanding by Design, sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center, for teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, and other interested educators, 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: b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.gcedcohio.org.

12-14—Professional development: Understanding by Design, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Diego. 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.

13—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Berkeley, Calif.; College Park, Ga.; Daytona Beach, Fla.; and Los Angeles. 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.

13-14—Accountability: Creating a Culture of Shared Accountability, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Diego. 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.

13-14—Reading: Reading to Learn: Strategies That Work, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Diego. 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.

14—Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Fort Myers, Fla.; Santa Barbara, Calif.; Shreveport, La.; and Stockton, Calif. 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.

Web Only

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented