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1--Learning disabilities: Overview of LD/ADD, sponsored by the Hill Center, for teachers and administrators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: Gaye Thompson, HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

1--Service learning: Community Service, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for service-learning coordinators, at the Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

1--Special education: Myths, Mantras, and Miscommunications: The Case of ADHD, sponsored by the Shaklee Institute, for teachers, psychologists, and counselors, at the Heartspring Conference Center in Wichita, Kan. Contact: Kim Soule, SI, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8792; fax: (316) 634-0555; e-mail: ksoule@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

1-2--English: Rising to New Heights of Student Success, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Nancy Moskway, (757) 491-4799; e-mail: nsmoskwa@vbcps.k12.va.us.

1-2--School improvement: Strengthening Capacity and Partnerships, sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, for educators and community leaders, at the Sagamore in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Deadline: Sept. 15. Contact: Rick Dalton, FES, 1634 Route 30, Middlebury, VT 05753; (802) 462-3170; fax: (802) 462-3180; e-mail: fes@middlebury.edu; Web site: www.fesnet.org.

1-2--Service learning: 2002 Southern Institute on Service Learning, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, the South Carolina Department ofEducation, and the National Service Learning Exchange, for teachers, counselors, and students, at the Springmaid Beach Resort and Conference Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: John Peters, NDPC, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-0253; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

1-3--Diversity: Conversations Across Cultures: Bicultural Ways of Knowing: Iranian- American Narratives, sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation at Teachers College, Columbia University, for visual arts and social studies teachers, at the college in New York City. Contact: CEOI, TC, CU, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., New York, NY 10027-6696; (800) 209-1245; fax: (212) 678-8417; Web site: www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

1-3--Leadership: Fostering Learning for All: Honoring Multiple Leadership Perspectives, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for professors and K-12 administrators, at the Hilton Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: admnucea@coe.missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.org.

2--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, 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: http://www.nacac.com/fairs.html .

3--Job fair: National Education Employment Fair, sponsored by the American Association for Employment in Education, for educators and educational employers, at the Westin Indianapolis in Indianapolis. Deadline: Oct. 18. Contact: BJ Bryant, AAEE, 3040 Riverside Drive, Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43221; (614) 485-1111; fax: (614) 485-9609; e-mail: aaee@osu.edu; Web site: www.aaee.org.

3--Leadership: National Commission Meeting: Leadership for Learning, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for professors and administrators, at the Hilton Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211; (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 educators, parents, and students, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.collegefairs.com.

3-4--Independent schools: 2002 Annual Conference, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for educators, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 8001 Franklin Farms Drive, Richmond, VA 23229; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3596; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

3-4--Teachers: Biennial Teachers Conference, sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Independent Schools, for teachers and administrators, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Emily B. Fuller, TAIS, 118 29th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37212; (615) 298-2441; e-mail: fuller@taistn.org; Web site: www.taistn.org.

3-6--Teacher education: Racing to Meet the Challenge: Quality Teachers for America's Children, sponsored by the American Association for Employment in Education, for teacher- educators, career counselors, and school district human-resources officials, at the Westin Indianapolis in Indianapolis. Deadline: Oct. 10. Contact: BJ Bryant, AAEE, 3040 Riverside Drive, Suite 125, Columbus, OH 43221; (614) 485- 1111; fax: (614) 485-9609; e-mail: aaee@osu.edu; Web site: www.aaee.org.

4--Collaboration: Effective Teaming Practices, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Westboro, Mass. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887- 6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

4--Ethics: Moral Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, for administrators, at the Innsbrook Conference Center in St. Louis. Contact: CSEE, 1465 Northside Drive, Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30318-4225; (404) 355-4460 or (800) 298-4599; fax: (404) 355-4435; Web site: www.csee.org.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Greensboro, N.C.; Hershey, Pa., Little Rock, Ark.; Romulus, Mich.; Santa Cruz, Calif.; and Spokane, Wash. Contact: AIT, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

4-6--Professional development: Teachers as Learners: Professional Development for Science and Mathematics, sponsored by Learning Innovations at WestEd, for teacher- educators, at the Museum of Science in Boston. Deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Jackie Barlow, LIW, 91 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180; (781) 481-1110; fax: (781) 481-1120; e-mail: jbarlow@wested.org; Web site: www.WestEd.org/li/.

4-8--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; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

5-6--Partnerships: 2002 Business and Education Conference: The New Era of Education Reform: Corporate Opportunities to Strengthen Tomorrow's Workforce, sponsored by the Conference Board and the National Alliance of Business, for educators, at the Hilton New York in New York City. Contact: Customer Service, CB, 845 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022; (212) 339-0345; fax: (212) 836-9740; Web site: www.conference- board.org/b&e.htm.

5-7--Achievement gap: ADAPTS Training, sponsored by the American Productivity and Quality Center, for educators and administrators, at the Bremerton School District in Bremerton, Wash. Deadline: Oct. 24. Contact: Jessica Sellers, APQC, 123 N. Post Oak Lane, Third Floor, Houston, TX 77024; (713) 685-4652; fax: (713) 685- 4611; e-mail: jsellers@apqc.org; Web site: www.apqc.org/education.

6--Assessment: Middle Level Practice Can Prosper in the MCAS Environment, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Westboro, Mass. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887-6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6--Collaboration: Effective Teaming Practices, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887- 6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Albany, N.Y.; Marietta, Ga.; Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and Naperville, Ill. Contact: AIT, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

6-8--Principals: Fall Conference, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for administrators, at the Austin Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: Lisa Holloway, TEPSA, (512) 478-5268; e-mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

6-8--Achievement gap: ADAPTS Training, sponsored by the American Productivity and Quality Center, for educators and administrators, at the Baltimore City Public School System in Baltimore. Deadline: Oct. 23. Contact: Jessica Sellers, APQC, 123 N. Post Oak Lane, Third Floor, Houston, TX 77024; (713) 685-4652; fax: (713) 685- 4611; e-mail: jsellers@apqc.org; Web site: www.apqc.org/education.

6-8--Administrators: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for principals, administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

6-8--Mentoring: Building Teacher-Leader Capacity: Teachers Helping Teachers to Improve Classroom Practice, sponsored by theAssociation for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Washington. 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.

6-8--Professional development: Teaching for Understanding, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

6-10--Arts education: Desert Rhaposdy: Images in Sound and Motion, sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, for language arts, dance, and music teachers, at the Riviera Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas. Contact: Executive Headquarters, AOSA, PO Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44139-8089; Web site: www.aosa.org.

7--Behavior: Web Seminar: Preventing Problem Behaviors, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for teachers, administrators, psychologists, and special education professionals, online at www.cec.sped.org/pd/. Contact: Continuing Education Manager, CEC 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 224-6830, ext. 516; fax: (703) 620-2521; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd.

7--Collaboration: Effective Teaming Practices, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Brattleboro, Vt. Contact: Adrian Aleckna, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (987) 887- 6263; fax: (987) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

7--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: http://www.nacac.com/fairs.html .

7--History: Electronic Field Trip: The Case of the Shuttered Room, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for grades 4-8 students and teachers, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: Russ Glissman, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 565-8976; fax: (757) 565-8916; e-mail: rglissman@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/trips.

7--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Augusta, Maine; Anchorage, Alaska; and Salt Lake City. Contact: AIT, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

7--Science: Share the Adventure: Exploring Fire Science, sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management, for educators and students, to be broadcast nationally. Contact: Carolyn Cohen, BLM-EE&V Group, (202) 785-6583; e-mail: carolyn_cohen@blm.gov; Web site: www.blm.gov/education.

7-8--Collaboration: Mining the Gold in Student Work: Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Washington. 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.

7-8--Counseling: Mastering Change/Creating Balance, sponsored by the New York Counseling Association, for professional counselors, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, N.Y. Deadline: Oct. 7. Contact: Donald G. Newell, NYCA, PO Box 12636, Albany, NY 12212; (518) 235-2026; fax: (518) 235-0910; e-mail: nycaoffice@nycounseling.org; Web site: www.nycounseling.org.

7-8--Data: DataPoint Software Training, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: Five days before event. Contact: NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

7-8--Independent schools: Independent Schools: Building Futures, sponsored by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, for teachers, administrators, admissions personnel, and business and development personnel, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. Deadline: Oct. 18. Contact: Carol Lee Curtis, FCIS, 1211 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607; (772) 219-4538; fax: (772) 219-4682; e- mail: fcisevents@aol.com; Web site: www.fcis.org.

7-8--Leadership: The Leader's Role in Building a Professional Learning Community, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for educators and administrators, in Washington. 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.

7-8--Professional development: Problem-Based Learning, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for educators, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Deadline: 10 days before event. Contact: Nancy Wright, BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; fax: (415) 883-0260; e-mail: nancy@bie.org; Web site: http://www.bie.org.

—Marianne Hurst

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