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October

*7—Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for elementary and middle school educators, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: lois.meyer@labschool.org.

7-8— Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Wingate Inn, Austin North, in Austin, Texas. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

7- 11—Environmental education: NAEE 32nd Annual Conference: Thinking Globally While Acting Culturally, sponsored by the North American Association for Environmental Education, for K-20 teachers and non-formal educators, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska. Contact: Eric Wade, Alaska Natural Resource and Outdoor Education Association, 1200 Tierra Grande Drive, Wasilla, AK 99654; (907) 376-0970; fax: (907) 376-2396; e-mail: admin@anroe.org; Web site: www.anroe.org.

8—Animal education: Workshop: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for humane educators, K-12 teachers, administrators, and school nurses, at the Aquaculture Education Center in Hampton, NH. Contact: Dyanna Smith or John Pitts, PCTF, 36- 951 Leland Valley Road West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (603) 626-1650 or (360) 765- 3311; fax: (360) 765-3399; e-mail: dyanna@teachfish.org or jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org

8— Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Ashville, N.C. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

8—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Seattle. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

8—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Syracuse, N.Y., and Westchester, N.Y. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667- 6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

8- 9—Mentoring: Workshop: Session One, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for K-12 educators and administrators working with new teachers, in Waunakee, Wis. Contact: NTC; (608) 849-2858; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

8- 11—Geography: 2003 Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Council for Geographic Education, for educators, in Salt Lake City. Contact: Cliff Craig, NCGE, 35 N. 300 E., Smithfield, UT 84335; (435) 797-1370; fax: (435) 797-4048; e-mail: cbcraig@cc.usu.edu; Web site: www.ncge.org.

8-11—Professional development: 2003 NTPN Conference, sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network, for educators, administrators, school counselors, and employers, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Vickie Wiese, NTPN, 601 Lake Air Drive, Waco, TX 76710; (800) 518-1410 ext. 297; fax: (254) 776- 2306; e-mail: vweise@cord.org; Web site: www.ntpn.info.

8-11—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Baltimore. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

8- 11—Science: The Next Step Institute, sponsored by the Association of Science Materials Centers and the National Science Resources Center, for school leaders with K-8 science programs, at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, Wis. Deadline: April 15. Contact: Tom Peters, ASMC, #3 Hwy. 93 Sears House, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0977; (864) 656-1863; fax: (864) 656- 1864; e-mail: tpeters@clemson.edu; Web site: www.ces.clemson.edu/aophub/ASMC

8-Nov. 18—Teacher education: Designing and Teaching Online Courses, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for teachers and administrators, in Concord, Mass. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 369-4367; fax: (978) 371-0696; e-mail: cynthia@concord.org; Web site: http://www.concord.org/courses.

8-Dec. 30—Distance learning: Facilitating Online Learning by Moving Out of the Middle, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for online leaders and instructors, online at http://concord.org/courses. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre or Sarah Haavind, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 369-4367; fax: (978) 371- 0696; e-mail: courses@concord.org or sarah@concord.org; Web site: http://www.concord.org/courses.

9—Accountability: Workshop: Legal Clinic, sponsored by Hofstra University, for school administrators, at the university in Lawrence, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Calvo-Moran or Martin Blum, HU, Hempstead, NY 15549; (516) 463-5750; Web site: www.hofstra.edu

9—Aesthetic realism: The Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method Can End the Crisis in American Education: Teachers Tell How!, sponsored by the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, for educators and administrators, in New York City. Contact: Lois Mason, ARF, 141 Greene St., New York, NY 10012; (212) 777-4490; fax: (212) 777-4426; Web site: www.AestheticRealism.org.

9— College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Portland, Ore. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Staff Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org

9-10— Accountability: Seminar: Improving the Validity of States' Standards-Based Assessment and Accountability Systems, sponsored by the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment and WestEd, at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua, N.H. Deadline: Sept. 5. Contact: Laura Lee Lebel, PO Box 351, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 516-7900; fax: (603) 516- 7910; e-mail: llebel@nciea.org; Web site: www.nciea.org.

9- 11—Education law: Council of School Attorneys' Advocacy Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school attorneys, at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, Ariz. Contact: Susan Butler, Director of the Council of School Attorneys, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: sbutler@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

9- 11—English: 2003 Midwest Conference—Discourse Rocks! Interpreting Language, Interpretting Texts, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for teacher-educators, in Cleveland. Contact: Jay Wootren, TYCA; e- mail: wootten@salem.kent.edu; Web site: http://faculty.icc.edu/presnick /tyca.htm.

9-11—English: 2003 West Conference—The Ever Expanding World of the English Classroom in the West, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for teacher- educators, in Rock Springs, Wy. Contact: Joanna Tardoni, TYCA; e-mail: jtardoni@wwcc.cc.wy.us; Web site: www.cac.cc.az.us/tycawest.

9- 11—Learning disabilities: 25th International Conference on Learning Disabilities, sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, for special education professionals, parents, and higher education faculty and researchers, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bellevue, Wash. Contact: CLD, PO Box 40303, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546; Web site: www.cldinternational.org.

9-11— Literacy: Regional Fall Conference: Confluence 2003, sponsored by the North Carolina English Teachers Association, for middle, high school, and college English teachers, at the Sheraton Grande Hotel in New Bern, N.C. Deadline: Sept. 30. Contact: George Mewborn, NCETA, PO Box 5, Snow Hill, NC 28580; (252) 747-3864; fax: (252) 751- 7202; e-mail: georgemewborn@earthlink.net; Web site: www.nceta.info.

9- 11—School improvement: Courageous Leadership for School Success, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for teachers and administrators, in Monterey, Calif. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 3925 Hagan St., Suite 105, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402-0906; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: hope@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

10— Accountability: Making Students as Important as Standards, sponsored by Seattle Pacific University, for educators, at the university in Seattle. Deadline: Oct. 3. Contact: Keith Overa, SPU, 3307 Third Ave. W., Suite 209, Seattle, WA 98119-1950; (206) 281-2875; fax: (206) 281-2271; e-mail: kovera@spu.edu; Web site: www.spu.edu/spiral.

10— Behavior: Social Emotional Learning Seminar—Educating the Heart and Mind, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for principals, counselors, state and local administrators, and character education coordinators, in Greensboro, N.C. Contact: Susan Torgan, CC, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343-1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

10—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

u10— English: Pacific Institute: Teaching English as a Foreign Language, sponsored by the University of California Riverside Extension, in Riverside, Calif. Contact: UCR, 1200 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521; (800) 442-4990; fax: (909) 787-2456; e- mail: ssweeney@unex.ucr.edu; Web site: www.unex.ucr.edu.

10—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Family Guide Facilitator Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

11—Animal education: Workshop: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for humane educators, K- 12 teachers, administrators, and school nurses, at the Anti-Cruelty SPCA of Illinois in Chicago. Contact: Tammie Bouschor or John Pitts, PCTF, 36-951 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (312) 644-8338 ext. 344 or (360) 765- 3311; fax: (360) 765-3399; e-mail: tbouschor@anticruelty.org or jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

11—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Interlochen, Mich. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

13-14—Assessment: Workshop: Contemporary Cognitive Assessment, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for teachers and administrators, at the university in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1386; (608) 262-7419; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach .

13-15—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Lansing, Mich. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343- 1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

13-15—Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop Part 1, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special educators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

13-17—Early childhood: Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Workshop, sponsored by the Devereaux Foundation, for K-12 teachers, therapists, and coordinators of early childhood and mental health programs for children ages 2-5, at the Edwards Conference Center in Villanova, Pa. Contact: Susan Damico, DF, 444 Devereaux Drive, Villanova, PA, 19085; (610) 542-3108; fax: (610) 542-4468; e-mail: sdamico@devereux.org; Web site: www.devereauxearlychildhood.org .

13-17—Mathematics: One-day Workshops: Making Algebra Child's Play, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for math teachers and administrators, offered at various locations nationwide. Contact: Maria Roach, AIT, Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509 or (812) 339-2203 ext. 216; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: workshops@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net/workshops.

14— College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Chicago. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

15—Best practices: Workshop: What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Philadelphia. 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.

15—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in St. Paul, Minn. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

15—Instruction: Workshop: Classroom Instruction That Works, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Philadelphia. 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.

15—Substitutes: Seminar: A Research-Based One-Day Training Model to Enhance Substitute Teacher Success in the Classroom, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators or personnel managing substitutes, at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. Contact: Geoffrey G. Smith, STI, 6516 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322- 6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: gsmit@subed.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

15-16— Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at AmeriSuites, Paradise Road, in Las Vegas. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647- 0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

15-17—Education research: Developing Success for Youth Conference, sponsored by Drury University, for educators, administrators, and preservice teachers, at the university in Springfield, Mo. Deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: Loleta Sartin, DU, 900 N. Benton Ave., Springfield, MO 65802; (417) 873-7344; fax: (417) 873- 7269; e-mail: lsartin@drury.edu; Web site: www.drury.edu/dsy.

15- 17—Parental involvement: 80th National African-American Parent Involvement Day Conference, sponsored by NAAPID, for parents, teachers, and administrators, at the Detroit Metro Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ann Arbor, Mich. Contact: NAAPID, 4377 Textile Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 or NAAPID, PO Box 2043, Ann Arbor, MI 48106; (800) 351-4097 or (734) 434-4611; fax: (734) 434-5281; e- mail: naapid@aaps.k12.mi.us; Web site: www.naapid.org.

15- 18—Administrators: 65th Annual Conference: Sailing Into Baltimore: Port of Call for School Personnel Solutions, sponsored by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, for school personnel administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. Contact: AASPA, 533-B N. Mur- Len Road, Olathe, KS 66062; (913) 829-2007; fax: (913) 829-2041; e-mail: aaspa@aaspa.org; Web site: www.aaspa.org.

15-18—Economics: Annual Economic Education Conference, sponsored by the National Council on Economic Education, for K-12 teachers, at the Sheraton in New Orleans. Deadline: Sept. 30. Contact: Gwen Pajotte, NCEE, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036; (212) 730-1792; fax: (212) 730-1793; e-mail: gpajotte@ncee.net; Web site: www.ncee.net/conference.

15-18— Health: 77th School Health Conference: School Health Beyond the Borders, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for health educators, physicians, and health professionals, at the Camino Real Hotel in El Paso, Texas. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramiser, 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.

15- 18—Professional development: 32nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, for educators, administrators, and business and community leaders, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis. Contact: NSEE, 9001 Braddock Road, Suite 380, Springfield, VA 22151; (800) 803-4170 or (703) 426-4268; fax: (800) 528-3492 or (703) 426- 8400; e-mail: conference@nsee.org; Web site: www.nsee.org.

15-19—Arts education: Culture, Language, and Dance Conference, sponsored by the National Dance Education Organization, for teachers, administrators, and state and local arts curriculum coordinators, at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Jane Bonbright, NDEO, 4948 Saint Elmo Ave., #301, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 657-2880; fax: (301) 657-2882; e-mail: info@ndeo.org; Web site: www.ndeo.org.

15-19— Health: School Health Beyond the Borders, sponsored by the American School Health Association, for educators, school nurses, and mental health professionals, at the Camino Real Hotel in El Paso, Texas. Contact: Mary Bamer Ramsier, ASHA, 7263 State Route 43, PO Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax: (330) 678-4526; e-mail: mbramsi@ashaweb.org.

16—Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at SUNY Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667- 6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

16—Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for high school educators, parents, and tutors, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: lois.meyer@labschool.org.u16—Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for high school educators, parents, and tutors, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965- 5106; e-mail: lois.meyer@labschool.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, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

16- 17—Data: Seize the Data! Maximizing the Role of Data in School Improvement Planning, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: Five days before event. Contact: NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

16-17—Parental involvement: Leadership Development Conference, sponsored by the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University, for school and state administrators, at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Deadline: Sept. 22. Contact: Kenyatta Williams, NNPS, 3003 N. Charles St., Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21218; (410) 516-2318; fax: (410) 516-8890; e-mail: kwilliams@csos.jhu.edu; Web site: www.partnershipschools.org.

1 6- 17—School boards: School Board Politics Conference, sponsored by the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University, for educators, at the Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: Oct. 9. Contact: Antonio Wendland, PEPG, 79 JFK St., Taubman 308, Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 495-7976; fax: (617) 496-4428; e-mail: pepg_administrator@ksg.harvard .edu; Web site: www.ksg.harvard.edu/pepg.

16- 18—Achievement: Conference on Teaching and Learning: What Works in Schools—Increasing Student Achievement Through Research-Based Practices, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in Philadelphia. 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.

16- 18—Character education: Annual National Forum, sponsored by the Character Education Partnership, for educators, policymakers, administrators, and researchers, in Washington. Contact: Merle Schwartz, CEP, 1025 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 296-7743 ext. 26; fax: (202) 296-7779; e-mail: mschwartz@character.org; Web site: www.character.org.

16- 18—English: 2003 Pacific Coast Conference—Crafting Literacy in the Community College, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for teacher-educators, in San Diego. Contact: Heidi Ramirez, TYCA; e-mail: hramirez@jafar.hartnell.cc.ca.us ; Web site: www.ccctyc.org.

16- 18—History: History and Biography: The Individual and Historical Change, sponsored by the National Council for History Education and the California Department of Education, for elementary, middle, and high school teachers, administrators, and historians, at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles. Contact: Elaine W. Reed, NCHE, 26915 Westwood Road, Suite B-2, Westlake, OH 44145; (440) 835-1776; fax: (440) 835-1295; e-mail: nche@nche.net Web site: www.history.org/nche.

16-18— Scholarships: National Conference and Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for educators, members, and volunteers, in Chicago, Ill. Contact: CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, St. Peter, MN 56082; (800) 537-4180; fax: (507) 931-9168; e-mail: tkirby@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

16- 18—School boards: 2003 Conference: Effective Leadership in Challenging Times, sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Education, for state and local school board members, at the Wyndham Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Deadline: Sept. 19. Contact: Doris Cruel, NASBE, 277 S. Washington St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-4000; fax: (703) 836-2313; e-mail: dorisc@nasbe.org; Web site: www.nasbe.org.

17—School safety: Talk About Touching: A Personal Safety Curriculum Staff Training Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Seattle. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343- 1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

17-18—Assessment: Balancing Instruction and Assessment through Differentiation, sponsored by Regent University School of Education, for educators, at the university in Virginia Beach, Va. Contact: Hope Jordan, RUSE, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464; (757) 226-4438; fax: (757) 226-4147; e-mail: hopejor@regent.edu; Web site: www.regent.edu/edconference.

17- 18—English: 2003 Pacific Northwest Conference—At Home on the Range: Lessons for Success in the Pacific Northwest, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for teacher-educators, in Spokane, Wash. Contact: Dana Elder, TYCA; e-mail: dana.elder@mail.ewu.edu; Web site: http://ef.linnbenton.edu/depts/tyca/web.cfm?pgID=85.

17- 19—Montessori education: Science Catches Up to Montessori Conference, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators, at the Coast Anaheim Hotel, in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Mimi Basso, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e-mail: mimi@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

18—Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers in grades 1-3 and teachers of remedial classes, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-6555; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

18- 21—Technology: North America Web- Based Teaching and Learning Conference 2003, sponsored by the University of New Brunswick, for educators, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Contact: UNB; (506) 447-3018; fax: (506) 453-3590; e-mail: naweb@unb.ca; Web site: http://naweb.unb.ca.

19—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, at St. Louis University in St. Louis. Contact: Lainie Wade, SLU, 221 N. Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63103; (314) 977-3416; e-mail: wadel@slu.edu; Web site: www.nacac.com.

19—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Philadelphia. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

19-21— Principals: 11th Annual State Principals' Conference, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals, for elementary, middle-level, and secondary school principals, at the Radisson/Penn Harris Hotel in Camp Hill, Pa. Contact: PAESSP, 122 Valley Road, PO Box 39, Summerdale, PA 17093; (717) 732-4999; fax: (717) 732-4890; e-mail: sherit@paessp.org; Web site: www.paessp.org.

19- 21—Professional development: Overcoming the Barriers: Achieving Excellence and Success, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for educators, at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. Contact: Vicki D. Pinkston, NBCDI, 1101 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 833-2220; fax: (202) 833-8222; e-mail: moreinfo@nbcdi.org; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

19-22—Leadership: Exploration of Executive Leadership Seminar, sponsored by Aurora University's Center for Educational Executives, for school leaders, at the Wisconsin campus in Williams Bay, Wis. Deadline: Sept. 26. Contact: Marvin Edwards, AUCE, 347 S. Gladstone Ave., Aurora, IL 60506; (630) 844-4625; fax: (630) 844-5530; e-mail: medwards@aurora.edu; Web site: www.aurora.edu/cee.

19-25—School safety: Safe Schools Week, sponsored by the National School Safety Center, for elementary, middle, and secondary educators, with events scheduled nationwide. Contact: NSSC, 141 Duesenberg Drive, Suite 11, Westlake Village, CA 91362; (805) 373-9977; Web site: www.nssc1.org.

20—Best practices: Workshop: Best Practices and New Developments in Reading and Literacy, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for teachers and administrators, at the university in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1386; (608) 262- 7419; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu</ a>; Web site:www.education.wisc.edu/outreach .

20—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in New York City. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

20-24—Mathematics: One-day Workshops: Making Algebra Child's Play, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for math teachers and administrators, offered at various locations nationwide. Contact: Maria Roach, AIT, Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509 or (812) 339-2203 ext. 216; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: workshops@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net/workshops.

20-24— Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Olean and Lake George, NY. Contact: Barbara Van Wicklin, BOCES; (716) 376- 8321; e-mail: barb_Vanwicklin@cabo.wynric.org</ a>; Web site:www.allkindsofminds.org.

21— Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, at Commonwealth High School in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; (610) 667-8900 ext. 124; fax: (610) 667-6998; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

21— Middle schools: Day One and Beyond, Part 2, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for educators, online. Contact: Mary Henton, NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (800) 528-NMSA; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: mhenton@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

21—Professional development: Satellite Town Meeting With Rod Paige, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: USDE, (800) 872-5327; e-mail: Satellite.Town.Meeting@ed.gov; Web site: www.ed.gov/inits/stm/.

21- 24—Parental involvement: 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 support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

21- 29—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Fredonia, NY. Contact: Barbara Van Wicklin, BOCES; (716) 376-8321; e-mail: barb_Vanwicklin@cabo.wynric.org</ a> Web site:www.allkindsofminds.org.

22— College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; e-mail: skarpf@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

22—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Boston. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com

22—Mentoring: National Peer Helpers Day, sponsored by the National Peer Helpers Association, for educators and peer advisers, with events nationwide. Contact: NPHA, PO Box 32272, Kansas City, MO 64171-5272; (800) 362-7337; fax: (913) 362-0735; e-mail: npha@peerhelping.org; Web site: www.peerhelping.org.

22-23— Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Wingate Inn in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647- 0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

22-24—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in San Diego, Calif. and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

**22- 24—Teacher education: National Workshop: Quantum Learning for Teachers, sponsored by YouthBuild Academy for Transformation, for K-12 teachers, in Boston. Contact: Michelle Quinn- Davidson, YouthBuild USA, 58 Day St., Third Floor, Somerville, MA 02144; (617) 741-1256; fax: (617) 623-4331; e-mail: mquinn-davidson@youthbuild.org; Web site: www.youthbuild.org/academy.

2 2-24—Technology: T+L2: Leading Learning to a Higher Level Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology directors, teachers, and administrators, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Contact: Ann Flynn, Director of Education Technology Programs, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

22- 25—Rural education: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Rural Education Association, for rural educators and administrators, at the Holiday Inn in Kearney, Neb. Contact: Bob Mooneyham, NREA, 820 Van Vleet Oval, Room 227, Norman, OK 74019; (405) 325-7959; fax: (405) 325-7959; e-mail: bmooneyham@ou.edu; Web site: www.nrea.net.

22-26—Libraries: 11th National Conference and Exhibition, sponsored by the American Association of School Libraries, for school library media specialists, at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo. Deadline: Sept. 19. Contact: Jared Cohen, AASL, 50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 280-1393; fax: (312) 664-7459; e-mail: jcohen@ala.org; Web site: www.ala.org/aasl/kc.

22-26—Urban schools: 47th Annual Fall Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban school superintendents, administrators, and board members, at the Westin Grand Hotel in Chicago. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; e-mail: ttabor@cgcs.org; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

23—Staff development: Workshop: Master Schedule, sponsored by Hofstra University, for school personnel and administrators, at the university in Lawrence, N.Y. Contact: Barbara Calvo-Moran or Martin Blum, HU, Hempstead, NY 15549; (516) 463-5750; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.

23-24— Assessment: A Delicate Balance: Technology and the Human Connection, sponsored by the Educational Records Bureau, for teachers, administrators, and admissions directors, at the Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel, in New York City. Contact: Karen Crawford, ERB, 220 E. 42nd St., New York, NY 10017; (973) 509-7526; fax: (973) 632-0821; e-mail: kaconsite@aol.com.

**23-24—Gifted education: Workshop: Enriching the Learning Experience for Gifted Students, sponsored by the University of California, Riverside Extension, at the UCR Extension Center in Riverside, Calif. Contact: UCR, 1200 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521; (909) 787-4361 ext, 1-1655; fax: (909) 787-2456; e-mail: steele@ucx.ucr.edu; Web site: www.ucx.ucr.edu.

23-24— Leadership: Leadership for Continuous Improvement: Strategies and Guidelines for Systemwide Planning and Support for Local Schools, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: Five days before event. Contact: NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e- mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

23- 24—Learning disabilities: 24th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss, sponsored by the Mainstream Center at the Clarke School for the Deaf, for teachers of the deaf, classroom teachers, school psychologists, early intervention specialists, and graduate students, at the Sheraton Hotel in Springfield, Mass. Contact: Barbara Rochan, MCCSD, 48 Round Hill Road, Northhampton, MA 01060; (413) 587-7313; fax: (413) 586-6654; e- mail: brochon@clarkeschool.org; Web site: www.clarkeschool.org.

**23- 25—Gifted education: New England Gifted Education Conference: Different Drumming: The Psychology of Giftedness, sponsored by the New England Conference on Gifted and Talented Education, for K-12 educators, at the Sheraton Nashua, in Nashua, N.H. Contact: Barbara DeVore, NECGTE, PO Box 6106, Nashua, NH 03063-6106; (603) 424-6215; Web site: www.necgt.org.

23- 25—Reading: 54th Annual Reading Conference, sponsored by the New England Reading Association, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Marriott and Crowne Plaza Hotels in Nashua, N.H. Deadline: Oct. 1. Contact: Duane L. Small, NERA, PO Box 997, Portland, ME 04104-0997; (207) 838-8157; e- mail: nera@maine.rr.com; Web site: www.nereading.org.

23-25—Sex education: 13th Joint International Conference on Sexual Assault and Harassment on Campus, sponsored by the Safe Schools Coalition, for teachers, administrators, school law enforcement officials, and school board and community members, at the Hyatt Orlando Hotel in Kissimmee, Fla. Contact: David Anderson, SSC, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217; (800) 537-4903; fax: (941) 778-6818; e-mail: ssc@tampabay.rr.com; Web site: www.thesafeschools.org.

23-25— Technology: 2003 Fall CUE Conference, sponsored by Computer-Using Educators, Inc., for educators and administrators, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: Annie Martin, CUE, 2150 Mariner Square, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; (510) 814-6630; fax: (510) 814-0195; e-mail: cueinc@cue.org; Web site: www.cue.org.

23-25—Technology: National Student Conference of the National Consortium of Specialized Secondary Schools in Mathematics, Science and Technology: Rebuilding the American Dream Through Engineering and Technology, sponsored by Polytechnic University and Brooklyn Technical High School, for high school students and teachers, at the university in Brooklyn, N.Y. Contact: Noel N. Kriftcher, Executive Director, Packard Center for Technology and Educational Alliance, PU, (718) 260-3524; fax: (718) 260-3733; e- mail: nkrift@poly.edu; or Matthew M. Mandery, Director, Brooklyn Technical High School, CARETECH Project; (718) 797-2285; fax: (718) 797-9304; e-mail: Mmmandery@aol.com.

23-25—Writing: National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, sponsored by the International Writing Centers Association, for writing center directors, writing teachers, and secondary teachers, in Hershey, Pa. Contact: Ben Rafoth; e-mail: brafoth@iup.edu; Web site: www.wc.iup.edu/2003conference.< p>24—Animal education: Workshop: Animals in the Classroom, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust Foundation, for humane educators, K-12 teachers, administrators, and school nurses, at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. Contact: Jeanne Chowning or John Pitts, PCTF, 36-951 Leland Valley Road W., Quilcene, WA 98376; (206) 956-3647 or (360) 765-3311; fax: (360) 765-3399; e-mail: jchowning@wabr.org or jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

24—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, in Chicago. Contact: Michael Dessimoz, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605-1395; (312) 341-2121; e-mail: mdessimo@roosevelt.edu; Web site: www.nacac.com.

24—Counseling: Mid- Atlantic Regional Workshop: The Passionate Educator—Sustaining and Rediscovering the Adventure in Teaching and Counseling, sponsored by Ocean County College and GroupWorks for Education, for teachers and administrators, in Toms River, N.J. Deadline: Oct. 17. Contact: Dr. Toby Feinson, GWE, 39-15 D'Auria Drive, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; (201) 819-9285; e-mail: drtoby@groupswork.org.

**24— Learning disabilities: Eighth Annual Scientific Conference: How Do We Identify Learning Disabilities?, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for K-12 educators, in Washington. Contact: LSW, 4759 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 944-2232; fax: (202) 965-5106; e-mail: lois.meyer@labschool.org.

25— Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers in grades 1-3 and teachers of remedial classes, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 301 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; fax: (212) 722-6555; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com; Web site: www.churchillcenter.org.

25— Arts education: The Role of the Arts in the Transformation of School Culture, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Peaceable Schools, for K-12 educators, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: LUCPS, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 999- 1959 ext. 8134 or (617) 349-8134; e-mail: peace@lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/peace.html.

**25—Mathematics: Fourth Annual Investigations User's Conference, sponsored by TERC , for K-12 educators, at Hudson High School in Hudson, Mass. Contact: Lorraine Brooks, TERC, 2067 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 547-0430; e-mail: lorraine_brooks@terc.edu; Web site: www. terc.edu/investigations/whatsnew/html/relatedevents.html

25—Special education: Workshop: Individualized Education, sponsored by the Lesley University Center for Special Education, for K-12 educators, at the university in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Susan Kando, LUCSE, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 999-1959 ext. 8260 or (617) 349-8260; e-mail: skando@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu.

**25-29—Dropouts: 93rd Annual Conference, Building Bridges to Student Success, sponsored by the International Association for Truancy and Dropout Prevention, for educators, social workers, and school psychologists, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Lexington, Ky. Contact: Web site: www.iatdp.org.

26—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Washington. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

**26-27— Independent schools: 2003 Head Conference, sponsored by the Southern Association of Independent Schools, for educators, at the Ritz-Carlton Downtown Atlanta, in Atlanta. Contact: Lori Spear, SAIS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033; (404) 633-2203; fax: (404) 633-2433; e-mail: lori@sais.org; Web site: www.sais.org

26- 28—Assessment: Midwest Conference on Quality: Strategies to Enhance Classroom Performance, sponsored by the Hamilton County Educational Service Center, for K-12 educators, at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott in Hebron, Ky. Deadline: Oct. 17. Contact: Sylvia Lasita, HCESC, 11083 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45231; (513) 674-4259; fax: (513) 742-5525; e-mail: lasita_s@hcesc.org; Web site: www.hcese.org/pdevents.

26- 29—At- risk youth: 15th Annual National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Conference, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Network, for educators, policymakers, social workers, and law enforcement personnel, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Linda Shirley, NDPN, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631-1555; (864) 656-2675; fax: (864) 656- 0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

26- 29—Leadership: Executive Leadership Seminar, sponsored by the Aurora University Center for Educational Executives, for administrators, at the Wisconsin campus in Williams Bay, Wis. Deadline: Oct. 3. Contact: Marvin Edwards, AUCE, 347 S. Gladstone Ave., Aurora, IL 60506; (630) 844-4625; fax: (630) 844-5530; e-mail: medwards@aurora.edu; Web site: www.aurora.edu/cee.

27—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, in Milwaukee. Contact: Jeff Artero, Nicolet High School, 6701 N. Jean Nicolet Road, Glendale, WI 53217; (414) 351-7556; e- mail: Jeff_artero@nicolet.k12.wi.us; Web site: www.nacac.com.

27—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Atlanta. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

27—High schools: Workshop: Study Skills for High School Students, sponsored by the Hill Center, for high school teachers and administrators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489- 7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

27- 28—Technology: 2003 Interactive Media Forum Conference: Identity & Cultures in Cyberspace, sponsored by Miami University, for educators, students, and authors, at the Marcum Conference Center in Oxford, Ohio. Deadline: Oct. 17. Contact: Center for Interactive Media Studies, MU, 28 King Library, Oxford, OH 45056; (513) 529-1637; e-mail: cims@muohio.edu; Web site: http://student.sba.muohio/ims/forum .

27-29—Mathematics: One-Day Workshops: Making Algebra Child's Play, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for math teachers and administrators, offered at various locations nationwide. Contact: Maria Roach, AIT, Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509 or (812) 339-2203 ext. 216; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: workshops@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net/workshops.

27- 29—Mathematics: Academy for Professional Development Algebra Institute, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math educators, at the Mystic Marriott Hotel in Mystic, Conn. Deadline: Sept. 26. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-9988; (800) 235- 7566; Web site: www.nctm.org/academy.

28—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Miami. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

28- 29—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Quality Inn in Minneapolis. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760- 2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; email: labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

28-30— Professional development: Technology Integration Practicum, sponsored by the WestEd Teacher Development Center, for K-8 teachers, at the Teacher Development Center in Cupertino, Calif. Contact: Harlin Hansen, TDC, Portal School, 10300 N. Blaney Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014; (408) 252-3000 ext. 167; fax: (408) 973-8259; e-mail: Hansen_Harlin@pc.cupertino.k 12.ca.us; Web site: www.WestEd.org.

28- 30—Substitutes: SubSolutions Orlando Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators and personnel managing substitutes, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Geoffrey G. Smith, STI, 6516 Old Main Hall, Logan, UT 84322; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: gsmit@subedu.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

28-Nov. 1—Behavior: 2003 Conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators, parents, health-care providers, social workers, and lawyers, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver. Contact: Marsha Bokman, Director of Meetings and Events, CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070; fax: (301) 306-7071; e-mail: marsha_bokman@chadd.org; Web site: www.chadd.org.

29—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Houston. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

29- 30—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Comfort Suites in Tucson, Ariz. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

29-31—School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Tampa, Fla. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org

29-Nov. 1—At- risk youth: 15th Annual CHADD International Conference, sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention- Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, for educators and parents, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver. Deadline: Sept. 30. Contact: Marsha Bokman, CHADD, 8181 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785; (301) 306-7070 ext. 118; fax: (301) 306- 7090; e-mail: marsha_bokman@chadd.org; Web site: www.chadd.org.

30—College fair: Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Dallas. Contact: Michael McNutt, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; e-mail: mmcnutt@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30—Writing: Workshop: Teaching Students to Understand and Remember Vocabulary and Concepts, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle and high school educators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489- 7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

30-Nov. 1— Science: North Midwestern Area Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: Carla Daniels, NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 312-9371; fax: (703) 841-0250; e-mail: carla.daniels@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org.

30-Nov. 2—English: 2003 Southwest Conference, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for teacher-educators, in New Orleans. Contact: Lillian Wooley, TYCA; e-mail: lwooley@lsua.edu; Web site: www.gc.edu/English/orgs/TYCA.

31-Nov. 2—Administrators: Women Administrators Conference, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for administrators, at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Va. Contact: Sharon Adams-Taylor, AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 528-0700; Web site: www.aasa.org.

**31- Nov. 4—Administrators: 89th Annual Meeting and Exhibits, sponsored by the Association of Schoo

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