Published Online: October 15, 2003
Published in Print: October 15, 2003, as Events

Departments

Events

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints

October

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—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—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.

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- 28—School improvement: SERVE Forum on School Improvement: The Power of Collective Knowledge, sponsored by SERVE Regional Laboratory, at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Miss. Contact: Rebecca Rhoden Ogletree, SERVE, 1203 Governors' Square Blvd., Suite 400, Tallahassee, FL 32301; (850) 671-6000; fax: (850) 671-6020; e-mail: bogletre@serve.org; Web site: www.serve.org.

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.

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.

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.

Vol. 23, Issue 7, Page 40

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented