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

**27--Advisers: Implementing an Advisory Program Seminar, sponsored by the Parker School Regional Teachers Center, for educators, at the school in Devens, Mass. Contact: PSRTC, PO Box 2129, Devens, MA 01432; (978) 772-2687; Web site: www.parker.org/rtc.

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--Bullying: Bullying and Students With Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for educators and parents, 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.

**28--Professional development: The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: What Do These Scores Really Tell Us?, 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.

**28-30--Small schools: Leadership Development Conference, sponsored by the Sarasota Public Schools and the Small Schools Workshop, for small schools’ educators, parents, and partners, in Sarasota, Fla. Contact: Mike Klonsky, (312) 413-5882; e-mail: ssw@uic.edu.

**28-30--Technology: Connected Classroom Conference, sponsored by Classroom Connect, for educators, in Long Beach, Calif. 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.com/ conferences.

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--Learning disabilities: Working With The Anxious Child With Learning Disabilities, 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.

**29-30--English: Conference, sponsored by the Maine Council for English Language Arts, for English teachers, in Gorham, Maine. Contact: John Brassil, (207) 729-2951; e-mail: jbrassil@blazenetme.net.

**29-30--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.

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: ;or CynthiaGillmore,Treasurer,NYSACE,802 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--Arts education: The Arts 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.

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/.

**6-7--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 Sacramento, Calif. 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.

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.

17-20--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Albuquerque, N.M.; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Missoula, Mont.; Phoenix; San Antonio; and Seattle. 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.

27-30--Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America, for modern language teachers, in New Orleans. Contact: MLA, 26 Broadway, Third Floor, New York, NY 10004-1789; (646) 576-5000; fax: (646) 458-0030; e-mail: convention@mla.org; Web site: www.mla.org.

January

3-6--Linguistics: Conference, sponsored by the Linguistic Society of America, for educators, in San Francisco. Contact: Margaret Reynolds, LSA, 1325 18th St. N.W., Suite 211, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 835-1714; fax: (202) 835-1717; e- mail: lsa@lsadc.org; Web site: www.lsadc.org.

8--College fair: Online College Fair for Science and Engineering 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.

8-11--Crisis prevention: Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program, sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, for educators, in Colorado Springs, Colo.; El Paso, Texas; Kahuku Oahu, Hawaii; San Francisco; San Juan, Puerto Rico (program taught in Spanish); Tucson, Ariz.; and Vancouver, British Columbia, 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.

9-11--Women: Fundraising Seminar for Women, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for women presidents and vice-presidents, in Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Chris Bitting or Susan Chilcott, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: bittingc@aascu.orgorchilcott s@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

9-12--Higher education: 2002 First-Year Experience Conference-West, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for educators, in San Francisco, Calif. 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.

9--Principals: Principals' Academy: Conflict Analysis and Conflict Resolution, 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.

9-11--Administrators: Reflections and Visions 2002, sponsored by the Association of California School Administrators, for pupil services and special education administrators, at the Hyatt Regency Resort in Monterey, Calif. Contact: Sue Periera or Lynne Ganas, ACSA, 1517 L St., Sacramento, CA 95814; (916) 444-3216; fax: (916) 444-3739; e-mail: speriera@acsa.orgorlganas@acsa.or g; Web site: www.acsa.org.

10-12--At-risk youths: Bridging Professional Perspectives: The 12th Annual Conference and Training Seminar on Educating Adjudicated, Incarcerated, and At-Risk Youth, sponsored by California State University-San Bernardino, for alternative and correctional educators and others who deal with at-risk youth, in Palm Springs, Calif. Deadline: Jan. 4. Contact: AnnMarie Deasy, CEL, CSU-SB, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407; (909) 880-5981; fax: (909) 880-5907; Web site: www.regweb.com/csusb/bpp02.

14-17--Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement Through Curriculum Assessment and Design and Delivery, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, at the Holiday Inn on the Bay in San Diego. 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.

16-17--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, PO Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

16-17--Mentoring: Mentoring the New Teacher: Professional Development for Reflection and Growth, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, for educators, at Cleveland State University in Cleveland. Contact: NRPDC, RT 901, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax: (216) 687- 5422; e-mail: nrpdc@csuohio.edu; Web site: www.nrpdc.org.

16-18--Literacy: Early Literacy and Learning: Wiring a Brain for Success, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

16-18--Professional development: Teaching and Assessing Habits of Mind, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

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