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17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center in Warren, Mich. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

17-19--Best practices: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

17-19--Leadership: National Principals' Institute 2004, sponsored by ATLAS Communities, Inc., for K-12 principals and administrators, at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla. Deadline: January 31. Contact: Kathryn Troyan, ATLAS Communities, Inc., 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02458; (617) 618-2443; e-mail: ktroyan@atlascommunities.org; Web site: www.atlasprincipals.org.

17-19--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. 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.

17-20--Learning disabilities: 41st Annual International Conference, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Association of America, for K-12 educators, parents, and school psychologists, at the Hilton in Atlanta. Contact: Mary-Clare Reynolds, LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: mcreynolds@ldaamerica.org; Web site: www.ldaamerica.org.

18--Teacher education: Workshop: Learning Strategies, sponsored by the Hill Center, for K-12 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.

18-19--Collaboration: Coalition Directors' Annual Meeting, sponsored by the National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions, for K-12 educators, policymakers, and business leaders, at the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies in Linthicum Heights, Md. Deadline: March 4. Contact: Deborah Jones, NASSMC, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (703) 516-5970; fax: (703) 516-5979; e-mail: info@nassmc.org; Web site: www.nassmc.org.

18-19--Professional development: Project- Based Learning Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for middle and high school 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.

18-19--Professional development: 2004 National Conference: Summer Learning for All-Programs, Policy, and Research, sponsored by the Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University, for K-12 teachers, summer-program providers, and youth-development professionals, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Baltimore. Deadline: Dec. 19. Contact: Toni Decker, JHU; (410) 516-3962; e-mail: tdecker@hd.jhu.edu; Web site: www.summerlearning.org.

18-19--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

18-20--Early childhood: 55th Annual Conference, sponsored by the Southern Early Childhood Association, for early-childhood educators, at the Adams Mark Hotel and Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. Deadline: Feb. 20. Contact: Patricia Blacksher, SECA, 1123 S. University Ave., Suite 255, Little Rock, AR 72204; (501) 221- 1648 or (800) 305-7322; fax: (501) 227-5297; e-mail: blacksherp@southernearlychild hood.org; Web site: www.southernearlychildhood.org.

18-20--Elementary education: Annual International Technology Education Association Conference, sponsored by the Technology Education for Children Council, for elementary educators, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: International Technology Education Association,1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191-1539; (703)860- 2100; fax; (703)860-0353; Web site: www.iteawww.org.

18-20--Foreign language: 2004 Conference, sponsored by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, for pre-K-16 foreign-language educators, at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Mobile, Ala. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Lynne McClendon, 165 Lazy Laurel Chase, Roswell, GA 30076; (770) 992-1256; fax: (770) 992-3464; e-mail: lynnemcc@mindspring.com; Web site: www.valdosta.edu/scolt.

18-21--Education law: National Conference: Looking Back, Moving Forward-The Unfinished Business of Brown v. Board of Education, sponsored by Hood College, for K-12 educators, at the college in Frederick, Md. Contact: Olivia White, HC, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701; (301) 696-3573; e-mail: owhite@hood.edu; Web site: www.hood.edu/brownvboard.

18-13--History: Workshop: Primary Sources, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for high school educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

19--School improvement: Teacher Research Conference 2004, sponsored by the National Teacher Research Panel, for educators, in Birmingham, England. Contact: NTRP, 4A Sanctuary Bldg., Great Smith St., London SW1P 3BT; e-mail: teacher.researchconf04@dfes. gsi.gov.uk.

19--Professional development: Various workshops, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

20--Job fair: National Minority Careers Education Expo, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and Tylin Promotions, for educators, at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Contact: Fred Greenspan, TP, PO Box 1300, Massapequa, Long Island, NY 11758-0905; (516) 799-2274; fax: (516) 795-1887; e-mail: WorldTradeCenter@DeptofEd.org; Web site: www.DeptofEd.org.

20--Montessori education: Southern Conference: Redirecting Children's Behavior, sponsored by the American Montessori Society, for K-12 educators, at Lander University Culture Center in Greenwood, S.C. Contact: Evelyn Jackson, AMS, 281 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10010; (212) 358-1250; fax: (212) 358-1256; e-mail: evelyn@amshq.org; Web site: www.amshq.org.

20-22--Teachers: Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in New Orleans. 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.

20-23--Urban schools: Legislative/Policy Conference, sponsored by the Council of Great City Schools, for urban administrators and school board members, at the Westin Grand Hotel in Washington. Contact: Terry Tabor, CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

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

22-24--Technology: TechEd Ontario, sponsored by the Community College Foundation, for K- 12 and college educators, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, Calif. Contact: William Neece, TE, 1901 Royal Oaks Drive, Sacramento, CA 95815; (916) 418-5136; fax: (916) 922-2346; e-mail: wneece@techedevents.org; Web site: www.techedevents.org.

22-26--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindso fminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

22-17--Literature: Workshop: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School, sponsored by the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting, for high school educators, broadcast online. Contact: Annenberg/CPB; (800) Learner; e-mail: channel@learner.org; Web site: www.learner.org.

23--Science: Workshop: Paracelus Goes to School, sponsored by the Society of Toxicology, for K-12 teachers, in Baltimore. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Betty Eidemiller, SOT, 1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 438-3115 ext. 1430; fax: (703) 438-3113; e-mail: betty@toxicology.org; Web site: www.t oxicology.org/publicoutreach/k12resources/snapshots.html.

23-24--Character education: The Fifth Annual Northeast United States Conference on Character Education, sponsored by Hudson Valley Community College, for K-12 educators, at the college in Troy, N.Y. Contact: HVCC, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180; (518) 629-HVCC or (877) 325- HVCC; Web site: www.hvcc.edu/K- 12/charactered/annual/index.html.

24--School safety: Talking 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.

24-26--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Dunkirk, N.Y. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindso fminds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

24-27--English: Annual Convention-Making Composition Matter, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for teacher-educators, in San Antonio. Contact: NCTE Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax: (217) 328-9645; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

24-27--Space education: National Conference on Aviation and Space Education: Teaching Today for Tomorrow, sponsored by the Civil Air Patrol and the U.S. Air Force, for K- 12 educators and homeschoolers, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. Contact: Kathy Buucum, CAP, National Headquarters, Aerospace Education, 105 S. Hansell St., Bldg. 714, Maxwell AFB, AL 36112; (334) 953-4213; fax: (334) 953-4245; e- mail: kbaucum@cap.gov; Web site: www.cap.gov/events/ncmain.html.

25--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Kiefer Uno Lakefront Arena in New Orleans. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

25--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.

25--Teacher education: National Teleconference: Creating Engaged Learning Environments, sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, for secondary educators and counselors, online. Contact: Nina Glisson, NRC, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208; (803) 777- 8158; fax: (803) 777-4699; e-mail: nina1@gwm.sc.edu; Web site: www.sc.edy/fye.

25-26--Early childhood: Workshop: Effective Practices in Assessment and Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs, sponsored by Heartspring, for K-12 educators, nurses, and administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Denver. Contact: Evelyn Short, Heartspring, 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.

25-27--Education law: School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, for school attorneys, at the Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6738; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

26--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, Calif. 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.

26-28--Urban schools: CUBE's Pre-Conference Programming, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban administrators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Judy Tucker, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6705; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: cube@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

27--Reading: Arts Integration Seminar: Visualizing Literature through Art, sponsored by the Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland and Playhouse Square Center, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Cleveland. 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.

27-30--School boards: 64th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members and administrators, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Dobby Wall, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838- 6790; e-mail: dwall@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

27-24--Education reform: Workshop: Critical Issues in School Reform, 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.

28--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Mid- South Coliseum in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

28-30--Middle schools: Annual Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. Deadline: March 1. 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.

28-31--Higher education: Grants Resource Center Spring Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington. Contact: Jim Cummins, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave., N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

28-31--School improvement: 109th Annual Meeting, sponsored by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, for K-12 and college educators, in Chicago. Contact: Ron Stastney, NCACASI, Arizona State University, PO Box 874705, Tempe, AZ 85287-4705; (800) 525-0517 ext. 54485; fax: (480) 965-8658; e-mail: rstastney@ncacasi.org; Web site: www.ncacasi.org.

28-31--Service learning: National Service Learning Conference, sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, for K-12 educators, teacher educators, and students, at the Caribe Royal Resort in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Rebecca Cape, NYLC, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., Suite D300, St. Paul, MN 55108; (651) 999-7365; fax: (651) 631-2955; e-mail: nylcinfo@nylc.org; Web site: www.nylc.org.

29-30--Education reform: Workshop: Second Annual Conference on Differentiation and Inclusive School Reform, 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 .

29-30--Education reform: Midwest Conference: Creating Responsive Learning Environments: Structuring Schools and Classrooms for the Success of All Students, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison office of education outreach, at the Pyle Center in Madison, Wis. Contact: UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave., Suite 304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-5140; e-mail: outreachinfo@education.wisc.edu ; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach .

30-31--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for K-12 educators, administrators, and staff, at the Expo Center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: NACAC, College Fair Department, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-2222; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

30-3--Foreign language: 38th Annual Convention, sponsored by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for K-12 educators, in Long Beach, Calif. Contact: Bart Ecker, TESOL, Conference Services Department, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 2214; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e- mail: conventions@tesol.org; Web site: www.tesol.org.

31--Literacy: Achieving Literacy Through Science Learning and Teaching Seminar, sponsored by the National Science Resources Center, for K-12 educators, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta. Deadline: March 19. Contact: Wendy Binder, NSRC, 901 S St., S.W, Suite 704B, Washington, DC 20024; (202) 287-2065; fax: (202) 287-2070; e-mail: binderw@si.edu; Web site: www.nsrconline.org.

31-2--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 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.

31-3--Early childhood: National Training Institute: Addressing Challenging Behavior, sponsored by the Center for Evidence-Based Practice and the Council for Exceptional Children, for K-8 educators, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Contact: Betsy Dague, CEC, 634 Eddy Ave., Missoula, MT 59812; (406) 243-5892; fax: (406) 243-4730; e-mail: betsy.dague@dec-sped.org; Web site: www.dec-sped.org.

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