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February

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: storgan@cfchildren.org; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

12—Special education: Written language workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for elementary school teachers and tutors of students with 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; Web site: www.labschool.org

*12— Special education: Written language workshop, sponsored by the Lab School of Washington, for elementary school teachers and tutors of students with 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; Web site: www.labschool.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.

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.

17-19—Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Clinton, Okla. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkinds ofminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

18-20—Technology: Orlando Learning Technologies 2004, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, at the Sheraton World Resort Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Carrie Janssen, SALT, 50 Culpeper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347- 0055; fax: (540) 349-3169; e-mail: conference_info@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

19—Special education: Workshop: Foundations for Fluent Reading and Writing, 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.

19-22— Administrators: 2004 National Conference on Education, sponsored by the American Association of School Administrators, for K-12 administrators and board members, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Contact: Marilynn Maury, AASA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 875-0704; fax: (703) 841-1543; e-mail: mmaury@aasa.org; Web site: www.aasa.org.

20-21—Equity: Fifth Institute on Disproportionality: Leaving No Child Behind, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, teacher educators and policymakers, in San Antonio. 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.

20-24—Teacher education: National Conference on the First-Year Experience, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for secondary educators, administrators, and counselors, at the Hotel Intercontinental Dallas in Addison, Texas. Contact: Nina Glisson, NRC, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777- 8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: nina1@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edu/fye.

21-22—Professional development: 13th Annual National Paideia Conference, sponsored by the Paideia Group Inc., for preK-12 educators, community leaders, and parents, in Chicago. Contact: Patricia Weiss, PGI, Box 3423, Chapel Hill, NC 27515; (919) 929-0600; fax: (919) 932-3905; e-mail: paideiapgi@aol.com; Web site: http://hometown.aol.com/paideiapg i/page.

22—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Radisson Mart Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Miami. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

22- 25—At-risk youths: 16th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, for K-12 educators, counselors, and district staff, at the Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Contact: NDPC, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631; (864) 656-2599; fax: (864) 656-0136; e-mail: ndpc@clemson.edu; Web site: www.dropoutprevention.org.

23— Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in West Palm Beach, Fla. 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.

23—Middle schools: Seminar: Leading for Results, 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.

23-26—International education: 38th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of International Education, for school board members and educators, in San Francisco. Contact: AAIE, c/o San Diego State University, College of Extended Studies, 5250 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-1923; Web site: www.aaie.org.

24—Middle schools: Seminar: Sustaining and Growing Middle Level Best Practices, 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.

24—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Sanford, Fla. 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.

24—Middle schools: Webcast: Overcoming Barriers to Content Literacy: Scaffolding, sponsored by 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: (624) 985-4750; e-mail: mhenton@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

25—Character education: Educating the Heart and Mind Seminar sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 administrators and counselors, in Tampa, Fla. 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.

25—Staff development:Workshop: Train the Trainers, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute, for substitute teacher trainers, at the Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City. Contact: Andrae Ferguson, STI, Utah State University, 6516 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: andrae@subed.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu/subsolutions.

25-27—Technology: Education Technology Site Visit to Broward County Public Schools, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology directors, superintendents, and board members, at the Sheraton Yankee Trader Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Contact: Ann Flynn, NSBA, 1680 Duke St. Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6764; e-mail: aflynn@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/itte.

26— Mathematics: Workshop: Multisensory Math, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle and high school teachers, 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.

26-27—College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff members, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

26-28—Special education: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice, sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders, for special educators, at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: MSLBD, PO Box 40001, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-3840; fax: (913) 492-2456; Web site: www.mslbd.org.

26-28—Professional development: Problem- Based Economics Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school economics teachers, at the institute in Novato, Calif. Contact: BI, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail: info@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

26-28—Substitutes: Salt Lake City SubSolutions Conference, sponsored by the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University, for administrators and personnel managing substitutes, at the Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City. Contact: Andrae Ferguson, STI, 6516 Old Main Hall, Logan, UT 84322-6516; (800) 922-4693; fax: (435) 797-0944; e-mail: andrae@subed.usu.edu; Web site: http://subed.usu.edu.

26-29—English: 2003 Southeast Conference—Frontiers: Exploring New Strategies in the 21st Century Classroom, sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, for teacher-educators, in Huntsville, Ala. Contact: Joel Henderson, TYCA; e-mail: jhenderson@cstcc.cc.tn.us; Web site: www.tyca-se.org.

26-29—International education: International Recruitment Center Conference, sponsored by International School Services, for K-12 educators, in San Francisco. Deadline: Jan. 31. 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.

27-March 1—Principals: 88th Annual Convention: Visionary Leaders—Architects of Change, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for principals, assistant principals, and teachers, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Convention Office, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 253-7746; fax: (703) 476-5490; e-mail: convention@principals.org; Web site: www.nasspconvention.org.

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

29- March 3—Health: Legislative Action Conference on Child Nutrition, sponsored by the American School Food Service Association, for K-12 school nutrition directors and nutrition educators, at the J.W. Marriott in Washington. Contact: Barb Dunlavey, ASFSA, 700 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 739-3900; fax: (703) 739-3915; e-mail: servicecenter@asfsa.org; Web site: www.asfsa.org.

29-March 3—Mental health: A System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base, sponsored by the Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health, for researchers, policymakers, and school administrators, at the Marriott Waterside in Tampa, Fla. Deadline: Jan. 30. Contact: Catherine Newman, RTCCMH, Department of Child and Family Studies, 13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MHC 2322, Tampa, FL 33612-3807; (813) 974-8429; fax: (813) 974-7896; e-mail: cnewman@fmhi.usf.edu; Web site: http://rtckids.fmhi.usf.edu.

29- April 18—Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for K-12 educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB, (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

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