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October

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.

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—Education reform: National Education Reformers Conference, sponsored by the Center for Education Reform, for educators, policymakers, and elected officials, at the Ritz Carlton in Washington. Contact: CER, 1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822- 9000; fax: (202) 822-5077; e-mail: cer@edreform.com;Web site: www.edreform.com.

*30—Education reform: National Education Reformers Conference, sponsored by the Center for Education Reform, for educators, policymakers, and elected officials, at the Ritz Carlton in Washington. Contact: CER, 1001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 822- 9000; fax: (202) 822-5077; e-mail: cer@edreform.com; Web site: www.edreform.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 School Business Officials International, in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: ASBOI, 11401 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 708-7069; fax: (703) 478-0205; Web site: http://asbointl.org/Exhibits/HowtoRegistor.asp?I=25.

November

1—Developmental education: Mid-Atlantic Regional Workshop: Using Children’s Literature to Enhance Academic and Emotional Development, sponsored by Bergen Community College and GroupWorks for Education, for teachers and administrators, in Paramus, N.J. Deadline: Oct. 23. Contact: Dr. Toby Feinson, GWE, 3915 D’Auria Drive, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; (201) 819-9285; e-mail: drtoby@groupswork.org.

1-3— Accountability: National Quality Education Conference, sponsored by the American Society for Quality, the Association for Quality and Participation, and the New Mexico Department of Education, for teachers, parents, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Dale Tuttle, ASQ, 600 N. Plankinton, Milwaukee, WI 53202; (414) 298-8789 ext. 7438; e-mail: dtuttle@asq.org; Web site: www.asq.org.

2—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Long Island, N.Y. Contact: Frank Muzio, Wantagh High School, 3300 Beltaigth Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793-3396; (516) 679-6407; e-mail: muziof@wantaghschools.org; Web site: www.nacac.com.

2—Literacy: Effective Techniques for Teaching Reading, Writing, and Spelling, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for elementary to adult educators, at the Hilton and Towers in New York City. Contact: Leona D. Spector, RRFNY, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: info@readingreformny.org; Web site: www.readingreformny.org.

2- 3—Independent schools: 2003 Annual Conference, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for headmasters, teachers, and independent-school personnel, at the Greater Richmond Conference Center in Richmond, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 8001 Franklin Farms Drive, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23229; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3596; e-mail: jfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

2-4—High schools: National Conference: Forum 2003, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school and college educators, at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square in New York City. Contact: CB, 45 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023; (212) 713-8050; fax: (212) 649-8442; e-mail: forum@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.com/forum.

3—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 Costa Mesa, Calif. and Houston. 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.

3— College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Spokane, Wash. Contact: Jon Patton, Lewis and Clark High School, 521 W. Fourth St., Spokane, WA 99204; (509) 354-6897; e-mail: jonp@asd81.k12.wa.us; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3- 4—Professional development: Workshop: Evaluating Professional Development Results, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Las Vegas. 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.

3-4—School improvement: Workshop: Enhancing Student Achievement—A Framework for School Improvement, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Las Vegas. 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.

3-5—Best practices: Workshop: Teaching for Understanding, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Las Vegas. 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.

3- 5—Instruction: Workshop: Differentiating Instruction—Beginning the Journey, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Las Vegas. 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.

3-7—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.

3-7— Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, 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.

*4— Best practices: Workshop: Learning Styles, 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.

4— 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 Riverside, Calif., and San Antonio. 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.

4—Elementary education: Building Quality Pre-K to 3rd-Grade Programs in Public Schools, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for elementary school principals, in Chicago. Contact: Peter Pizzolongo, NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232-8777; fax: (202) 328-1846; e-mail: ppizzolongo@naeyc.org; Web site: www.naeyc.org/conferences.

4-6—Substitutes: SubSolutions Dallas Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators or personnel managing substitutes, in Dallas. 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.

4-7— Principals: Fall Conference, sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, for administrators, at the Houston Westin Galleria in Houston. Contact: Lisa Holloway, TEPSA; (512) 478-5268; e- mail: lisa@tepsa.org; Web site: www.tepsa.org.

*4-8—Early childhood: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for elementary educators, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Contact: NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232- 8777; fax: (202) 328-1846; e-mail: conference@naeyc.org; Web site: www.naeyc.org/ conferences/annual/2003.

5—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 Dallas and Los Angeles. 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.

5—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Boise, Idaho. Contact: Kathi Lecertua, Borah High School, 6001 Cassia St., Boise, ID 83709; (208) 322-3855; e-mail: Kathi_lecertua@boiseschools.org</ a>; Web site:www.nacac.com.

5-6—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at the Comfort Suites in Denver. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; e-mail: labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

5-7— 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 Albuquerque, N.M. 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.

5-7—School safety: Talking About Touching: A Personal Safety Curriculum, Train the Trainer 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.

5- 8—Early childhood: Annual Conference, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, for early childhood teachers, administrators, and researchers, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Contact: NAEYC, 1509 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 232-8777; fax: (202) 328-1846; e-mail: conference@naeyc.org; Web site: www.naeyc.org.

5- 9—Achievement: From Rhetoric to Reality: Student Achievement in Multicultural Societies, sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, for K-20 educators, policymakers, and parents, at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Seattle. Contact: Brenda Tolliver, NAME, 733 15th St., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-6263; fax: (202) 628-6264; e- mail: name@nameorg.org; Web site: www.nameorg.org.

*6—Learning disabilities: Workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for K- 12 educators working with young children at riskfor learning disabilities, 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.

6- 7—Leadership: Fourth Northeast Principals’ Leadership Network Summit, sponsored by the Education Alliance at Brown University and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for building administrators, at the Hilton Mystic in Mystic, Conn. Contact: Grace Rivera, EA, 222 Richmond St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02903; (800) 521-9550 ext. 249; e-mail: Grace_Rivera@brown.edu.

6-7— School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance Institute: Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, 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.

6-8—Accelerated schools: Fifth Annual Conference, sponsored by the Southwest Center for Accelerated Schools, for educators, at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: Bonnie Hamill, SCAS, 4030 W. Braker Lane, Bldg. 2, Suite 243, Austin, TX 78759; (512) 232-0701; fax: (512) 232-0707; e-mail: bhamill@mail.utexas.edu; Web site: www.swacceleratedschools.net.

*6-8—Community involvement: Second National Youth Summit: Building on the Strengths of America’s Youth, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for K-12 educators, youth- service workers, and policymakers, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington. Contact: Meg Gwaltney, National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth, PO Box 13505, Silver Spring, MD 13505; (301) 608-8098; e-mail: mgwaltney@ncfy.com; Web site: www.ncfy.com/Summit2003.

6- 8—Foreign language: Annual Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers, for foreign language teachers, at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel and Conference Center in Appleton, Wis. Contact: James Oakley, WAFLT, 720 Ellis Drive, Ashland, WI 54806; (715) 682-9418; e- mail: joakley@hnet.net; Web site: www.waflt.org.

6-8—Gifted education: Gifted Education and No Child Left Behind: Walking Together for All Children, sponsored by the Virginia Association for the Gifted, for educators, administrators, and parents, at the Marriott in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Liz Nelson, VAG, PO Box 26212, Richmond, VA 23260-6212; (804) 355- 6212; fax: (804) 355-5137; e-mail: vagifted@attbi.com; Web site: www.vagifted.org.

6-8— Libraries: School Libraries: Looking Ahead, Leading the Way, sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, for school librarians, at the Holiday Inn Select in Decatur, Ill. Deadline: Oct. 24. Contact: Kay Maynard, ISLMA, PO Box 598, Canton, IL 61520-0598; (309) 649-0911; fax: (309) 649-0916; e-mail: ISLMA@aol.com; Web site: www.islma.org.

6-8—Mathematics: Southern Regional Conference: Mathematics Journeys in Historic Charleston, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for educators, at the Charleston Area Convention Center in Charleston, S.C. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 235-7566; fax: (703) 476-2970; Web site: www.nctm.org/meetings/charleston .

6-8—Middle schools: 30th Annual Conference and Exhibit:, Middle Level Education: Middle Level on our Minds, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Contact: Chris Risheill NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730 ext. 226; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: crisheill@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

6-9—Accountability: 11th National Quality Education Conference: Doorways to Performance Excellence—Standards, Assessment, and Accountability, sponsored by the American Society for Quality, for administrators, teachers, and business leaders, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Dale Tuttle, ASQ, 600 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53201-3005; (414) 272- 8575 ext. 7438; fax: (414) 765-8664; e-mail: dtuttle@asq.org; Web site: http://nqec.asq.org.

6-9—Education research: Brain Research and Implications for Teaching and Learning Workshop, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for educators and administrators, at the Wyndham Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 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.

6-9—Higher education: 17th Annual Convention, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for administrators and graduate students, at the Hilton Portland & Executive Towers in Portland, Ore. Contact: Michelle Young or Ann Houck-Sleper, UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: youngmd@missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.org.

6-9—International education: Cultural Integration for New International Open Societies, sponsored by the International Schools Association, for K-12 teachers and administrators, at the SEK International School in Budapest, Hungary. Deadline: Oct. 31. Contact: Gabriella Gidro, SEK International School, Huvosvolgyi ut 131, Budapest 1021, Budapest; 011-361-394-2968; fax: 011-361-200-6615; e-mail: gabriella.gidro@isaschools.org or gidrog@sekmail.com; Web site: www.isaschools.org.

6-9—Montessori education: Leadership Weekend, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for Montessori educators, at the Wyndham Bonaventure Resort and Spa in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 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.

6-9—Sex education: Fifty Years After Kinsey’s Female Report: Sexual Science and Gender, sponsored by the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, for sex educators, researchers, school nurses, and family therapists, at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. Contact: David L. Fleming, SSSS, PO Box 416, Allentown, PA 18105; (610) 530-2483; fax: (610) 530-2485; e-mail: Thesociety@inetmail.att.net; Web site: www.sexscience.org.

7—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, Portland, Ore. Contact: Joe Bernard, Valley Catholic School, 4275 S.W. 148th, Beaverton, OR 97007; (503) 520-4702; jbernard@ssmo.org; Web site: www.nacac.com.

*7—Early childhood: Workshop: Language Development in Preschool Students, 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.

*7— Federal programs: Regional Conference: Federal Showcase of K-12 Education Resources, sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Federal Interagency Commission on Education, for K-12 school administrators, at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. Contact: Shireley LaFavors or Wanda Darland, Kentucky Association of School Administrators; (502) 875-3411; ARC, 1666 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20009- 1068; Web site: www.arc.gov/index.do?nodeId=1878.

7—Literacy: Workshop: Literacy Practices for the Differentiated Classroom, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for teachers and administrators, at the University in Wisconsin-Madison, 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</ a>.

7—Reading: Workshop: Phonological Awareness, sponsored by the Hill Center, for 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.

7— Technology: No Teacher Left Behind: Technology Across the Curriculum, sponsored by SCOPE, for classroom teachers, technology coordinators, and administrators, in Smithtown, N.Y. Contact: Betty Westcott, SCOPE, 100 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown, NY 11787; (631) 360-0800 ext. 129; fax: (631) 360-0356; e-mail: bwestcott@LI-SCOPE.org; Web site: www.li-scope.org.

7-8— Leadership: UCEA Annual Convention, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for professors and practitioners of K-12 educational administration, at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower in Portland, Ore. 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.

7-8—Learning disabilities: Annual Learning Differences Conference: Effort, Persistence, and Resilience … Research- Based Strategies for Academic Success, sponsored by Harvard Graduate School of Education, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Rebecca Udler, HGSE, 14 Story St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (800) 545-1849; fax: (617) 496-8051; Web site: www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe.

*7-8— Literacy: Northeast Literacy Summit: Scientifically Based Research, sponsored by Adelphi University and the Long Island Network of Teacher Centers, for K-12 educators, at the university in Garden City, N.Y. Contact: Kathleen Gooding, AU, 4 Pennington Drive, Huntington, NY 11743; (631) 673-9299; fax: (631) 424-2779; e-mail: kathy@goodingassociates.com.

7-9—Administrators: Annual Policy Forum and Business Meeting, sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers, for state school administrators, in Indianapolis. Contact: Jill Henry, CCSSO, One Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 408-5052; fax: (202) 408-8072; Web site: www.ccsso.org.

7- 9—Administrators: 2003 UCEA Convention, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for graduate students and teachers, at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower in Portland, Ore. Contact: Michelle Young, UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-2185; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: execucea@coe.missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.org.

7- 9—Literature: Playing with Literature: Developing a Script in Your Classroom, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Foundation, for educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Deadline: Nov. 1. Contact: Emily Davidson, YAGC, 13110 Shaker Square, Suite C203, Cleveland, OH 44120; (216) 561-5014; fax: (216) 561-3444; e-mail: emily@yagc.org; Web site: www.yagc.org.

7-9— Standards: 11th National Quality Education Conference, sponsored by the American Society for Quality, for teachers and administrators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Dave Tuttle, ASQ, 600 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53201-3005; (800) 248-1946 ext. 7438; fax: (414) 272-1734; e-mail: dtuttle@asq.org; Web site: www.asq.org.

8— Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part I, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for teachers in grades 1-3 and remedial, 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.

8— College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Clarence Richardson, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, 501 W. State St., Room 160, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4097; (904) 632-3164; e-mail: crich@fccj.edu; Web site: www.nacac.com.

8—Service learning: Annual International Conference and Education Track, sponsored by the Earthwatch Institute, for K-12 educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: Phoebe Congalton, EI, 3 Clock Tower Place, Suite 100, Maynard, MA 01754-0075; (978) 461-0081 ext. 211; fax: (978) 450-1288; e-mail: pcongalton@earthwatch.org; Web site: www.earthwatch.org.

9—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Seattle. Contact: Alice Tanaka, Mercer Island High School, 9100 S.E. 42nd St., Mercer Island, WA 98040-4199; (206) 236-3364; e-mail: Alica_tanaka@misd.webnet.edu; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9-11— Education funding: 2003 Annual Conference: Reclaiming Democracy-Intermediaries, Local Education Funds, and Public Education, sponsored by the Public Education Network, for K-12 administrators, teachers, and policymakers, at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington. Contact: Greg Hickman, PEN, 601 13th St. N.W., Suite 900 N., Washington DC 20005; (202) 628-7460; e-mail: ghickman@PublicEducation.org; Web site: www.publiceducation.org.

9-11— Literacy: Northeast Early Literacy Conference and Reading Recovery Institute, sponsored by Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery, for early childhood educators, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Contact: LUCRR, 1815 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 378, Cambridge, MA 02140; (617) 349-8402 or (800) 999- 1959, ext. 8402; fax: (617) 349-8490; e-mail: literacy@mail.lesley.edu; Web site: www.lesley.edu/literacyforall.< p>9-12—Higher education: 13th Annual Strategic Enrollment Management Conference, sponsored by the American Association for Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, for college enrollment managers, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, in Boston. Contact: AACRO, One Dupont Circle, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 293- 9161; fax: (202) 872-8857; e-mail: meetings@aacrao.org; Web site: www.aacrao.org/sem13.

10— Mathematics: One-day Workshop: Making Algebra Child’s Play, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for math teachers and administrators, in Birmingham, Ala. and Buffalo, N.Y. 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.

10— Writing: Workshop: Keys to the Code—Multisensory Grammar and Sentence Writing Strategies, Morphology, Syntax, and Semantics, sponsored by the Hill Center, for 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.

*10-11— Diversity: Midwest Conference: Moving Towards Respect, sponsored by Minnesota State University and the University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, for middle and high school educators, in Faribault, Minn. Contact: Suzanne Bunkers, MSU, 230 Armstrong Hall, Mankato, MN 56001; (507) 389-5503; e-mail: suzanne.bunkers@mnsu.edu; Web site: http://c-hef.org.

11—Science: Academy for Science Teaching and Learning, sponsored by the JASON Foundation for Education, for teachers of grades 4-9, online. Deadline: Oct. 28. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, JASON FE, 2009 N. 14th St., Suite 407, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 276-2772 ext. 13; fax: (703) 528-5058; e-mail: pr@jason.org; Web site: www.jason.org.

12- 13—Science: Lab Safety Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for K-20 science educators, lab workers, and supervisors, at AmeriSuites in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (508) 647-1900; fax: (508) 647-0062; labsafe@aol.com; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

12-14— 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.

12- 14—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.

12-15— Learning diabilities: 54th Annual Conference: Our Mission to Literacy, sponsored by the International Dyslexia Association, for K-12 educators, in San Diego. Contact: IDA, 8600 La Salle Rd., 382 Chester Bldg., Baltimore, MD 21286; (410) 296-0232; e-mail: info@interdys.org; Web site: www.interdys.org.

12-16—Gifted education: Half Century Celebration: 50 Years and Racing to the Future, sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, for educators and administrators, at the Westin, Omni Severin, and Hyatt hotels in Indianapolis. Contact: Lancey Boros, Convention Manager, NAGC, 1707 L St. N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 785-4268; fax: (202) 785-4248; e-mail: nagc@nagc.org; Web site: www.nagc.org.

13—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, high school students, and parents, in Atlantic City, N.J. Contact: Barbara Kichline, Atlantic City High School, 1400 N. Albany Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401; (609) 343-7300 ext. 2165; e-mail: ocbarbk@worldnet.att.net; Web site: www.nacac.com.

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

*13—Reading: Workshop: Reading Skills, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for K-12 educators working with children who have poor reading skills, 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.

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