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22-23—Assessment: Workshop—Effective Practices in Assessment and Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs, sponsored by Heartspring, for early-childhood educators, nurses, and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: Evelyn Short, 8700 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226; (316) 634-8881; fax: (316) 634-0555; e-mail: eshort@heartspring.org; Web site: www.heartspring.org.

22-23— Special education: Hill Methodology Workshop Part II, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special educators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

*22-24—Special education: 2004 Conference on School Reform and Inclusive Education, sponsored by the PEAK Parent Center, for K-12 educators, at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center in Denver. Contact: PEAK, 611 N. Weber, Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80903; (800) 284-9452; fax: (719) 531-9452; e-mail: info@peakparent.org; Web site: www.peakparent.org.

22-24—Teacher education: Eighth Annual Conference, sponsored by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, for educators, in San Diego. Contact: Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego State University, 6475 Alvarado Road, Suite 206, San Diego, CA 92120-5013; (619) 594-5090; Web site: www.sci.sdsu.edu/CRMSE/AMTE.

22-24—Technology: Florida Educational Technology Conference, sponsored by the Florida Educational Technology Corporation, for K-20 educators, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Laurie Freedman, FETC, PO Box 13468, Tallahasse, FL 32317; (850) 219-9600; fax: (850) 219-9610; e-mail: info@fetc.org; Web site: www.fetc.org.

*23—Parental involvement: Workshop: Involving Parents and Community in the School Improvement Process, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for PreK-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Grey, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e- mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

24— Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part II, 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.

24— Reading: Arts Integration Seminar: Music and Stories of the Underground Railroad, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. Deadline: Seven days before the event. 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.

26—Leadership: Seminar: Leadership Skills, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in New Bedford, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e- mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

26—Social Studies: Seminar: Social Studies: Active and Alive, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983- 1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

26—Special education: Web Seminar: Involving Families in Secondary Transition, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-12 administrators, teachers, and secondary transition managers, online. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 224-6830 ext. 516; fax: (703) 620-2521; e- mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd.

*26-28— Education reform: National 2004 No Child Left Behind Summit, sponsored by the Performance Institute, for K-12 educators, at the Wyndham Hotel in Atlanta. Contact: James Simpson, PI, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201; (703) 894-0481; fax: (703) 894-0482; e-mail: Simpson@PerformanceWeb.org; Web site: www.PerformanceWeb.org.

26-28—Professional development: Bridges to Understanding: Teaching that Matters for English Language Learners Institute, sponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles, for PreK-12 educators, in Los Angeles. Deadline: Dec. 19. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206-4116; e- mail: smpevents@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

26-28— Technology: Midwest Education Technology Conference, sponsored by the Cooperating School Districts, for educators, parents, and technology coordinators, at the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet in St. Louis. Contact: Dorothy J. White, CSD, 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146; (314) 872-8282 or (314) 692-1250; fax: (312) 872-9128; e-mail: dwhite@csd.org; Web site: www.csd.org/metc2004.

26-31— Science: JASON XV: Rainforest at the Crossroads Live Expedition Broadcast, sponsored by JASON Foundation for Education, for teachers and students, online. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, JASON, 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.

27—Middle schools: Webcast: Increasing Student and Parent Involvement through Student-Led Conferences, sponsored by the the National Middle School Association, for middle school 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.

27—Reading: Breaking the Code for Reading and Spelling Success, sponsored by the Hill Center, for elementary educators, at the center in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705-6010; (919) 489-7464; fax: (919) 489-7466; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

*27-28—Data: Workshop: Using Data to Improve Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for PreK-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Grey, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

28—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Hamden and Hartford, Conn. 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@cfchildre.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

28—Reading: Seminar: Remedies for Reluctant Readers, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983- 1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

29—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Fort Smith, Ariz. And Little Rock, Ark. 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.

29—Foreign language: Seminar: Language Arts: Active and Alive, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

u29-30—School improvement: Workshop: Focusing on Student Performance: Data-Driven and Research-Based School Improvement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for PreK-16 educators, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Cheryl Grey, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org.; Web site: www.nsse.org.

29-31— Technology: No Technology Left Behind, sponsored by the Indiana Computer Educators, for teachers, administrators, and technology coordinators, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Contact: Laurenda Jackson, ICE, PO Box 42208, Indianapolis, IN 43242-0208; (317) 274-3465; fax: (317) 274-6864; e- mail: ice@iupui.org; Web site: www.iupui.edu/~ice

30-Character Education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Harrisburg, Ariz.. Contact: Susan torgan, CC 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4499 ext. 6203; fax: (206) 343- 1445; e-mail: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org

30-Feb. 1- Bilingual Education: National Conference on Language Acquisition and Development in a Bilingual Context, sponsored by the Council of International Schools in the Americas, for K-12 educators, at the Academia Britanica Cuscatleca in Santa Tecla, El Salvador. Contact: Nancy J. Maly, Council of International Schools, 105 Tuxford Terrace, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920; (908) 903- 0552; fax: (908) 580-9381; e-mail: malyecisna@aol.com; www.cois.org.

30-Feb. 1—Facilities: The School Equipment Show, sponsored by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, for school purchasing officers and architects, at the Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Contact: Monique Ferguson, NSSEA, 8380 Colesville Road, Suite 250, Silver Spring, MD 20910; (800) 395-5550; fax: (301) 495-3330; e-mail: mferguson@nssea.org; Web site: www.nssea.org.

31—Achievement: Preventing Academic Failure: Part II, 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.

31—Urban schools: Council of Urban Boards of Education Issues Forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban superintendents and board members, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington. Contact: Judy Tucker, CUBE; (703) 838-6705; fax: (703) 548- 5613; e-mail: cube@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org.

31-Feb 3.— Literacy: 2004 National Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Conference: Every Child Counts, sponsored by the Reading Recovery Council of North America, for K-12 educators, early literacy specialists, and school board members, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Anita Gibson, RRCNA, 1929 Kenny Road, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43210; (614) 292-7111 ext. 2; fax: (614) 247-7323; e-mail: conferenceinfor@readingrecover y .org; Web site: www.readingrecovery.org.

February

*1-3—Certification: First Annual National Conference for Alternative Certification, sponsored by the National Center for Alternative Certification, for educators, at the Marriott Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. Deadline: Jan 15. Contact: Eiko Smith, NCAC, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 201, Washington, DC 20006; (202) 822- 8280 fax: (202) 822-8284; e-mail: ncaceiko@aol.com; Web site: www.ncei.com.

1-3—New teachers: Sixth Annual New Teacher Center Symposium on Teacher Induction—Soaring to New Heights, sponsored by the New Teacher Center, for K-12 educators, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Contact: NTC; (831) 459-4323; Web site: www.newteachercenter.org.

2— Middle schools: Seminar: Sustaining and Growing Middle Level Best Practices, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Monson, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

2—Mathematics: Seminar: Connected Math: Strategies and Topics, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

2-4—Career education: National Careers Conference 2004: A Lifetime of Possibilities, sponsored by the Center on Education and Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 educators, at the Marriott Madison West in Madison, Wis. Contact: Carol Edds, CEW, 975 Education Sciences Bldg., 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4779; fax: (608) 262-3063; e-mail: cedds@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.cew.wisc.edu/careers.

2-4—Data: National Institute: Using School Data for More Than Test Scores, sponsored by the UCLA School Management Program, for pre-K-12 educators, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Los Angeles. Deadline: January 9. Contact: Lisa Manning, UCLA School Management Program, 1201 Hershey Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-7168; (310) 825-2488; fax: (310) 206- 4116; e-mail: smpevents@smp.gseis.ucla.edu; Web site: www.smp.gseis.ucla.edu.

u2-4—Higher education: 2004 Annual Meeting: Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, sponsored by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, for college educators and policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency in Washington. Contact: NAICU, 1025 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 785-8866; Web site: www.naicu.edu.

2-6— Science: JASON XV: Rainforest at the Crossroads Live Expedition Broadcast, sponsored by the JASON Foundation for Education, for teachers and students, online. Contact: Jennifer Walsh, JASON, 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.

3—Middle schools: Seminar: Scheduling: Making It Work, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887- 6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

4—Arts education: Seminar: Unified Arts—Coordinate and Collaborate, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the NELMS Center in Topsfield, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

4-6—Equity: The Vision and Challenge of Equity: The Turning Points National Conference, sponsored by the National Turning Points Center, for middle level educators, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in San Antonio. Contact: Sandy Whitaker, NTPC, 1135 Tremont St., Suite 490, Boston, MA 02120; (617) 421-0134; fax: (617) 421-9016; e-mail: swhitaker@ccebos.org; Web site: www.turningpts.org.

4-6—Teachers: Experienced Teacher Institute, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools, for K-12 teachers, at the Woodlands Conference Center in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Joan Fargis, VAIS, 6802 Paragon Place, Suite 525, Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 282-3592; fax: (804) 282-3595; e-mail: joanfargis@vais.org; Web site: www.vais.org.

4-7—At-risk youths: 2004 National Conference, sponsored by the National At-Risk Education Network, for K- 12 educators, at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City, Fla. Contact: Amy Lorraine, PO Box 463, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-0463; (920) 907-8337; e-mail: amy@naren.info; Web site: www.AtRiskEducation.net.

5—Reading: Workshop: Assessing Your Reading Program: Analyzing Student Effects and Program Quality, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Toronto, Canada. 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.

5-6—Assessment: School Division Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers' School Division, for educators, policymakers, and publishers, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas. Contact: Lydia Sutton, 50 F. St., N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 220-4547; fax: (202) 347-3690; e-mail: lsutton@publishers.org; Web site: www.publishers.org.

5-6—Collaboration: Workshop: The Collaborative Analysis of Student Work: A Valuable System for Teacher Growth, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Toronto, Canada. 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.

5-6—Leadership: Workshop: Effective Leadership: Lifeline to Student Success, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Toronto, Canada. 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.

5-6—Teacher education: Literacy Institute and Team Leader Roundtable, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Sullivan, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01913; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; vrsulliv@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

5-6—Teacher education: Differentiated Instruction at the Middle Level Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: Valerie Sullivan, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Topsfield, MA 01913; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrsulliv@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6— Leadership: Seminar: Team Leader Round Table, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Sturbridge, Mass. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983-1223; (978) 887- 6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

6-8—Alternative education: North Coast Education Summit 2004: Education, Democracy, and Social Justice, sponsored by Humboldt State University, for teachers, administrators, and policymakers, at the university in Arcata, Calif. Contact: Eric Rofes, HSU, Department of Education, 1 Harpst St., Arcata, CA 95521; (707) 826-3735; fax: (707) 826-5868; e-mail: nces@humboldt.edu; Web site: www.humboldt.edu/e-mail: jkappenhagan@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

7-10—Higher education: Academic Affairs Annual Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for chief academic officers, at the Wyndham Harbour Island Hotel in Tampa, Fla. Contact: George Mehaffy or Patricia Fesci, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005-4701; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: mehaffyg@aascu.org or fescip@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

8-12—International education: International Recruitment Center Conference, sponsored by the International Schools Services, for K-12 educators, in New York City. Deadline: Dec. 1. Contact: Jane Larsson, ISS, 15 Roszel Road, PO Box 5910, Princeton, NJ 08540; (609) 452-0990; fax: (609) 452- 2690; e-mail: edustaffing@iss.edu; Web site: www.iss.edu.

9—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Alexandria, Va. 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.

9-11—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.

9-12—Early childhood: 8th Annual Birth to Three Institute, sponsored by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, for early childhood and Head Start educators, at the Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore. Contact: Pamala Booker, Early Head Start National Resource Center at Zero to Three, 2000 M St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 638- 1144 ext. 622; fax: (202) 638-0851; e-mail: pbooker@zerotothree.org; Web site: www.ehsnrc.org.

10—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Roanoke, Va. 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- 12—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Tahlequah, Okla. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

11—Special education: Web Seminar: Aligning Transition and Standards-Based Education, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for administrators, teachers, and secondary-transition managers, online. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (800) 224-6830 ext. 516; fax: (703) 620-2521; e-mail: conteduc@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org/pd.

11-12—Mentoring: Workshop: Session Two, 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.

11-13—Professional development: Celebrating Excellence and Equity, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary administrators, teachers, counselors, and college admissions and financial aid officers, at the Westin Atlanta North at Perimeter in Atlanta. Contact: Gail Mitchum, CB, 3700 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 700, Duluth, GA 30096; (770) 908- 9737; fax: (678) 380-3316; e-mail: gmitchum@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.com.

12—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Richmond, Va. 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: ,a href="mailto:storgan@cfchildren.org">storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

13- 14—Behavior: International Seminar: Effective Interventions for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities—Making a Difference in the Lives of Students with Learning and Behavioral Problems, sponsored by the International Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, for K-12 educators, at the Tampa Airport Westshore Hilton Hotel in Tampa, Fla. Deadline: February 2. Contact: Lyndal M. Bullock, CCBD, PO Box 310860, Denton, TX 76203; (940) 565- 3583; fax: (940) 565-4055; e-mail: bullock@coe.unt.edu; Web site: www.unt.edu/behavioraldisorders</ a >.

13-16—Montessori education: AMI Seminar: Annual Refresher Course, sponsored by the Association Montessori International/USA, for Montessori educators, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: AMI, 410 Alexander St., Rochester, NY 14607; (585) 461- 5920; fax: (585) 461-0075; e-mail: montesspri@amiusa.org; Web site: www.montessori-ami.org.

15—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling,for K- 12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

15-18—After-school programs: Beyond School Hours VII: Viewing Challenges as Opportunities, sponsored by Foundations, Inc., for K-12 schools, and health and human services organizations, at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego. Contact: Martha C. Young or Emillio R. Matticoli, Foundations, Inc., Moorestown West Corporate Center, 2 Executive Drive, Suite 1, Moorestown, NJ 08057; (856) 533-1600; fax: (856) 533-1601; e-mail: myoung@foundationsinc.org or ematticoli@foundationsinc.org; Web site: www.foundationsinc.org.

15-18— Teacher education: Promoting Quality and Professionalism Conference, sponsored by the Association of Teacher Educators, for K-12 teachers, graduate students, staff developers, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas. Deadline: Jan. 31. Contact: Marilyn L. Nicholas, ATE, 1900 Association Drive, Suite ATE, Reston, VA 20191-1502; (703) 602-3110; fax: (703) 620-9530; e-mail: ATE1@aol.com; Web site: www.ATE1.org.

16-18—Technology: International Conference on Web-Based Education, sponsored by the International Association of Science and Technology for Development, for researchers and educators, in Innsbruck, Austria. Contact: IASTED, 16th Ave. N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3B OM6; (403) 288-1195; Web site: www.iasted.org.

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