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**20-22—Writing: South Central Writing Centers Association Conference, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teachers, in Fayetteville, Ark. Contact: Carol Lane or Karen Clark, NCTE, 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 278-3761; e-mail: writcent@uark.edu; Web site: http://www.uark.edu/campus- resources/qwrtcntr/scwca.htm.

20-23--Administrators: AASA 2003 Annual Conference and Exposition, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: HeidiAnne Werner, AASA, 1801 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 875-0700; fax: (703) 841-1543; e- mail: conferences@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

20-23--Teacher education: Workshop: Facing Fear, Finding Freedom, sponsored by the Waldorf Institute of Southern California, for educators, at the Highland Hall Waldorf School in Northridge, Calif. Contact: WISC; (818) 349-6272 or (877) 349-1444; e-mail: wisc01@hotmail.com.

21--Administrators: Administrators Overview, sponsored by the Hill Center, for 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.

21-22--English: Young Adult Voices, sponsored by the Georgia Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Jekyll Island, Ga. Contact: Julie Rucker, (229) 386-8733 or (229) 468-9421; e-mail: julie_rucker@breadnet.middlebury.edu.

21-22--Professional development: Supporting High-Quality Programs: A Conference on the High/Scope Approach, sponsored by the High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and parents, in North Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: Marianne McDonnell, HSERF, 600 N. River St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198-2898; (734) 485-2000, ext. 228; fax: (734) 485-4467; e-mail: training@highscope.org; Web site: www.highscope.org.

21-23--English: Assembly for Research Midwinter Conference, sponsored by the Assembly for Research of the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers and researchers, in Minneapolis. Contact: Caroline Clark; e-mail: clark.664@osu.edu; Web site: www.education.umn.edu/ci/nctear .

**21-23—Professional development: Whole-Faculty Study Groups conference, sponsored by ATLAS Communities, for teachers, in Augusta, Ga. Contact: Carlene Murphy, ATLAS Communities, 961 Heard St., Augusta, GA 30904; (706) 736-0756; fax: (706) 737-4019; e-mail: CarleneMurphy@mindspring.com.

23-26—At-risk youths: 14th Annual National Youth-at-Risk Conference: Successful Programs for Empowering Youth: Overcoming Poverty, Violence, and Failure, sponsored by the College of Education at Georgia Southern University, for educators, counselors, business and community leaders, criminal-justice personnel, and social workers, at the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Sybil Fickle or Shanelle Carr, GSU, (912) 681-5555; Web site: www2.gasou.edu/ contedu/yar2003.html.

**24—Animal education: Workshop: Student Safety and Humane Education with Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for humane educators, teachers, administrators and school nurses, in Fort Valley, Ga. Contact: Frank Lockner, Ft. Valley University, or John Pitts, PCTF, 36951 Leland Valley Road West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; fax: (360) 765- 3399; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

**24-25—Technology: Technology in Mathematics and Science Education Conference, sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Team of the Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education at Research for Better Schools, for educators, at the Penn State Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pa. Deadline: Feb 7. Contact: Donna Rocca, RBS, 444 North Third St.,Philadelphia, PA 19123-4017; (215) 574-9300 ext. 245; e-mail: rocca@rbs.org; Web site: www.rbs.org/mathsci/states/pa/conference/index.shtml.

**24-28—Professional development: Critical Friends Groups New Coaches Institute, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for pre-K-12 teachers and administrators, at the downtown Los Angeles Marriott in Los Angeles. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School of Management Program, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e-mail: lmanning@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

**25—Technology: 2003 Summit : Education Leadership in the 21st Century: Using Technology to Transform Learning, sponsored by the National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training, for educators, at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington DC. Contact: NCTET, 2724 Kenwood Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22302; (703) 626-1266; fax: (703) 998-0526; Web site: www.nctet.org.

**25-27—Accountability: Eighth Annual K-12 School Networking Conference: Achievement, Assessment & Accountability, sponsored by the Consortium for School Networking, for educators, administrators and education technology leaders, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. Contact: Michelle Shirley, CoSN; (800) 604-5209; e-mail: michelle@cosn.org; Web site: www.k12schoolnetworking.org.

**26—Special education: Web Seminar: Creating Better IEPs, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special education teachers and administrators, online at www.cec.sped.rg/pd/. Contact: Continuing Education Manager, CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 224- 6830, ext. 516 or (703) 245-0616; fax: (703) 620-2521; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd/.

**26-28—Professional development: Innovation, Education, Technology and You 2003: The Illinois Online Conference for Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the Illinois Online Conference Advisory Group, for pre-K-20 educators and practitioners, online. Contact: Deborah Hutti, IOC, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL 61938; (217) 234-5273; fax: (217) 234-5400; e-mail: dhutti@lakeland.cc.il.us; Web site: www.ilonlineconf.org.

26-1--Learning disabilities: 40th Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for educators, students, and parents, at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Andrea Turkheimer, Conference Coordinator, LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Suite 1, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341- 1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: info@ldaamerica.org; Web site: www.ldaamerica.org.

27--Mathematics: Multisensory Math: A Workshop for Middle and High School Teachers, sponsored by the Hill Center, for secondary mathematics teachers, 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.

**27-28—Administrators: Education Grants Summit 2003, sponsored by The Performance Institute, for administrators, education grant managers and researchers, in Washington. Contact: Kara Farina, TPI; (703) 894-0481; fax: (703) 894-0482; e-mail: info@performanceweb.org; Web site: www.performanceweb.org.

**27-28—Animal education: Workshop: Student Safety and Humane Education with Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for humane educators, teachers, administrators and school nurses, in Lafayette, Ind. Contact: John Pitts, PCTF, 36-951 Leland Valley Road West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; fax: (360) 765-3399; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

27-28—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836- 8015; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

**27-28—Community involvement: Small Schools Planning Institute, sponsored by the Small Schools Workshop, for teachers, community members and school leaders, at the Sudakoff Conference Center in Sarasota, Fla. Contact: Mindy, SSW, 1640 West Roosevelt Road, Room 611, Chicago, IL 60608; (312) 413- 8066; fax: (312) 413-5847; Web site: www.smallschools.com.

27-1--After-school programs: 2003 Conference, sponsored by the National School-Age Care Alliance, for after-school-program directors and staff members, at the Grand America and Little America Hotels in Salt Lake City. Contact: Resource Network, 19 Harrison St., Framingham, MA 01705; (800) 606-0061; fax: (508) 879-4892; Web site: www.nsaca.org.

27-1--Foreign languages: 2003 Joint Conference, sponsored by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching and the Foreign Language Association of Georgia, for foreign- language teachers, at the Sheraton Atlanta at Colony Square in Atlanta. Deadline: Jan. 10. Contact: Lynne McClendon, Executive Director, SCOLT, 165 Lazy Laurel Chase, Roswell, GA 30076; (770) 992-1256; fax: (770) 992-3464; e- mail: lynnemcc@mindspring.com; Web site: www.valdosta.edu/scolt.

28--Writing: Academic Writing: Integrating Composition Skills for the High School Student, sponsored by the Hill Center, for secondary teachers, 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.

28-1--Bilingual education: 29th Annual State Convention, sponsored by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages/Bilingual Education, for pre- K-12 teachers, curriculum writers and teacher educators at the Navy Pier in Chicago. Contact: Ana King, Illinois Association of TESOL/BE, PO Box 232, 8926 North Greenwood, Niles, IL 60714-5163; (312) 409-4770; e-mail: convention@itbe.org; Web site: www.itbe.org.

28-2--Middle schools: 12th Annual Urban Conference on Middle Level Initiatives, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730 or (800) 528-6672; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: info@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

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