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August

**15-19--Religious education: 29th Annual Conference on Alternatives in Jewish Education, sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, for early childhood educators, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Contact: David Frank, CAJE, 261 W. 35th St., Floor 12A, New York, NY 10001; (212) 268-4210; fax: (212) 268-4214; e-mail: dfrank@caje.org; Web site: www.caje.org.

**16-18--Technology: Seventh International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education, sponsored by the International Association of Science and Technology for Development, for K-12 educators, researchers, and technology professionals, at the Sheraton Kauai Resort in Kauai, Hawaii. Contact: IASTD, #80, 4500 16th Ave. N.W., Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 0M6; e-mail: Calgary@iasted.org; Web site: www.iasted.org.

**16-20--Learning disabilities: Schools Attuned on Demand Institute, sponsored by the Beauvoir Center for Teaching and Learning, for elementary and middle school educators, in Washington. Contact: Cindy Gibbs, BCTL, 3500 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 449-3234; fax: (202) 449-3234; e-mail: cgibbs@cathedral.org; Web site: www.beauvoirschool.org.

17-20--Achievement gap: Courageous Leadership for School Success Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for K-12 educators, in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: HOPE Foundation, 1252 N. Loesch Road, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47404; (800) 627-0232; fax: (812) 323-8140; e-mail: pd@communitiesofhope.org; Web site: www.communitiesofhope.org.

**17-20--Leadership: Sixth Annual Summer Institute, sponsored by the HOPE Foundation, for administrators, at the Gutman Conference Center in Cambridge, Mass. Contact: HF, PO Box 906, Bloomington, IN 47402; (812) 355-6000; fax: (812) 323-8140; Web site: www.hopefoundation.org.

18-20--Technology: 2004 Interactive Technologies Conference, sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology, for educators, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. Contact: Carrie Janssen, LTI, 50 Culpepper St., Warrenton, VA 20186; (540) 347-0055; fax: (540) 349-3169; e-mail: conference_info@lti.org; Web site: www.salt.org.

**21-24--Technology: International Conference on Education and Information Systems, sponsored by International Institute of Informatics and Systemics and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, K-12 and higher education researchers, teachers, and scientists, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: IIIS – EISTA, PMB 228 3956 Town Center Blvd., Orlando, FL 32837; Web site: www.confinf.org/eista04/ website/default.asp.

23-27--Professional development: Schools Attuned Training, sponsored by All Kinds of Minds, for K-12 educators, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Contact: AKM; Web site: www.allkindsof minds.org/sa/siteLocationsAndDates.aspx.

**30-Sept. 1--Technology: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2004: Crafting Learning Within Context, sponsored by the Learning Technology Task Force, for educators, researchers, and linguists, in Joensuu, Finland. Contact: University of Joensuu, P.O.Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu Finland; Web site: http://lttf.ieee.org/icalt2004.

**31--Technology: 2nd International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, for educators, in Joensuu, Finland. Contact: University of Joensuu, P.O.Box 111, FIN-80101 Joensuu Finland; Web site: http://lttf.ieee.org/icalt2004.

September

**5-8--School safety: Voices in Action Youth Violence Prevention Symposium, sponsored by the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, for middle and high school teachers, administrators, and violence- prevention professionals, at the Hilton in Alexandria, Va. Contact: Annie Krysl, FCCLA, 1910 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 476-4900; fax: (703) 860-2713; e-mail: akryls@fcclainc.org; Web site: www.fcclainc.org.

**9--Social studies: Teaching 9/11, sponsored by Dickinson College, for K-12 educators, at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington. Contact: David Commins, DC, PO Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013; (717) 245-1846; e-mail: commins@dickinson.edu; Web site: www.teaching9-11.org.

**9-10--Accountability: Translating Goals into Action through Improved Accountability Conference, sponsored by the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, for K-12 educators, at the Sunset Village Conference Center in Los Angeles. Contact: Ronald Dietel, CRESST, 300 Charles E. Young Drive N., GSE and IS Bldg., Los Angeles, CA 90095; (310) 794-9168; fax: (310) 825-3883; e-mail: ron@cse.ucla.edu; Web site: www.cresst.org.

**13-14--Classroom management: Well Managed Classroom Workshop, sponsored by Girls and Boys Town, for K-12 administrators and teachers, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: GBT, 11400 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771; fax: (402) 498-1220; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@girlsanboystown.or g; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

**13-15--Distance education: International Forum for Women in E-Learning, sponsored by the U.S Distance Learning Association, for women in distance education, at the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix. Contact: IFWE, c/o Executive Events, 7028 N. 63rd St., Niwot, CO, 80503; (888) 526-1242; Web site: www.usdla.org.

**15--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Albany, NY and Newark, Del. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**15-16--School improvement: Examining Student Work Workshop, sponsored by Measured Progress, for K- 12 educators and school staff, in Burlington, Vt. Contact: Denise Speechley, MP, 171 Watson Road, Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102 ext. 6314; fax: (603) 749-6398; e-mail: dspeechley@measuredprogress.org; Web site: www.measuredprogress.org.

**15-17--Education reform: Educators’ Call to Action Legislative Conference, sponsored by the Association of Educational Service Agencies, for superintendents and federal program administrators, at the Hyatt Regency in Washington. Contact: Kari Arfstrom, AESA, 801 N. Quincy St., Suite 750, Alexandria, VA 22203-1730; (703) 875-0739; fax: (703) 807-1849; e-mail: info@aesa.us; Web site: www.aesa.us.

16-17--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.

**17--Learning disabilities: Overview of LD/ADD Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for K-12 teachers, at the center in Durham, NC. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

**19--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for educators, parents, and students, in Birmingham, Ala. Contact: Cheryl Tishman, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-6823; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: ctishman@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com/fairs.html.

19-22--Higher education: Grants Resource Center Fall Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Westin Grand 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/meetings.

**20--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Stoney Brook, NY and York, Pa. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**20--Independent schools: Midwest Workshop: Rethinking School Finance and Operations, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for K-12 educators, in Chicago. Contact: ISACS, 1550 N. Dearborn Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; Web site: www.isacs.org.

**20-21--Community involvement: Developing Success for Youth Conference, sponsored by Drury University and Yale School Development Program, for k-12 educators and university professors, in Springfield, Mo. Contact: DU, 900 N. Benton Ave, Springfield, MO. 65802; (417) 873-7271; Web site: www.drury.edu/dsy.

**20-22--At-risk youth: Mid-Atlantic Regional Training Conference, sponsored by the Child Welfare League of America, for educators, parents, counselors, and administrators, in Philadelphia. Contact: Dana Wilson, CWLA, 440 First St. N.W., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20001; (800) 275-2952; e-mail: dwilson@cwla.org; Web site: www.cwla.org/conferences.

**21--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa, Philadelphia, and Emittsburg, Md. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**21--Independent schools: Audio Seminar: The Role of ISACS Teacher Reps, sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, for K-12 educators, via teleconference. Contact: ISACS, 1550 N. Dearborn Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; Web site: www.isacs.org.

**21--Mathematics: Hands On Math Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for elementary and middle school teachers, at the center in Durham, NC. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

**21-22--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Madison, Wis. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

**21-24--Parent involvement: Common Sense Parenting Workshop – Training for Parent Trainers, sponsored by Girls and Boys Town, for K-12 teachers, administrators, counselors, parent educators, and juvenile probation officers, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: GBT, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771; fax: (402) 498-1280; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@girlsandboystown.or g; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org.

**22--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in New Rochelle, NY, Philadelphia, and Washington. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**22--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in New Rochelle, NY, Philadelphia, and Washington. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**22-24--Curriculum: Workshop: Problem Based Economics for High School, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school teachers, in Novato, Calif. Contact: Nancy Wright, BIE, 18 Commercial Bvld, Novato, CA, 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail: nancy@bie.org; Web site: www.bie.org.

**22-24--School safety: Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program Train the Trainer Workshop, sponsored by the Committee for Children, for K-12 educators, administrators, and counselors, in Boston and San Francisco. Contact: CC, Client Support Services, 568 First Ave. S., Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104-2804; (800) 634-4449 ext. 200 or (206) 343-1223 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

**22-Nov. 2--Distance education: International Seminar: Designing and Teaching Online Courses, sponsored by the Concord Consortium, for K-12 educators, online. Contact: Cynthia McIntyre, CC, 10 Concord Crossing, Suite 300, Concord, MA 01742; (978) 371-3496; fax: (978) 371-0696; e-mail: cynthia@concord.org; Web site: www.concord.org/courses/designin g.

**23--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in College Park, Md. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

23-24--Professional development: Problem Based Government Workshop, sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, for high school civics 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.

**23-25--Reading: International Conference, sponsored by the Reading Association of Ireland, for reading teachers, researchers, and administrators, in Dublin, Ireland. Contact: Eithne Kennedy, Education Department, St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra, Dublin 9 Ireland; e-mail: eithene.kennedy@spd.dcu.ie.

**24--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Baltimore, Buffalo, NY, and Bethlehem, Pa. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**24-26--Early childhood: Keeping the Pace in Early Care and Education Conference, sponsored by the Professional Association for Childhood Education, for K-3 educators, at the Marriott in Santa Clara, Calif. Deadline: Sept. 10. Contact: PACE, 114 Sansome St., Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94109; (415) 749-6851; Web site: www.pacenet.org.

**25--Animal education: Animals in the Classroom Workshop, sponsored by the Pet Care Trust, for K-12 teachers, in Las Vegas. Contact: John L. Pitts, PCT, 3951 Leland Valley Road West, Quilcene, WA 98376; (360) 765-3311; e-mail: jlpitts@olympus.net; Web site: www.petcaretrust.org.

**25-Oct. 2--Libraries: Banned Books Week, sponsored by the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, for K-12 educators, nationwide. Contact: ALA, OIF, 50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545-2433 ext. 4220; Web site: www.ala.org/bbw.

**26-28--African-American education: Annual Conference: Shifting the Kaleidoscope – New Possibilities for Children, sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, for K-12 educators, policymakers, and parents, in Los Angeles. Contact: NBCDI, 1101 15th St. N.W, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005; (800) 556-2233; e-mail: moreinfo@nbcdi.org; Web site: www.nbcdi.org.

**27--Foreign languages: Foreign Language Strategies Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for middle and high school teachers, at the center in Durham, NC. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

**28--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Arnold, Md., and Hempstead and Rochester, NY. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**28-29--Achievement gap: 2nd Annual Challenges in Education Conference, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for K-12 educators and counselors, at the Best Western InnTowner in Madison, Wis. Contact: Julie Seaborg, UWM, Office of Education Outreach, 1050 University Ave. #304, Madison, WI 53706; (608) 262-5315; fax: (608) 265-4309; e-mail: seaborg@education.wisc.edu; Web site: www.education.wisc.edu/outreach.

**28-29--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Cleveland. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

**28-Oct. 2--Career education: 2004 Fall Conference, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, for K-12 educators and administrators, at the Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish, Mont. Contact: Meghan Pauliny, NASDCTEC, 444 N. Capitol St. N.W., Suite 830, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 737-0303; fax: (202) 737-1106; e-mail: mpauliny@careertech.org; Web site: www.careertech.org.

**29--Achievement: Study Skills for the Elementary and Middle School Student Workshop, sponsored by the Hill Center, for elementary and middle school teachers, at the center in Durham, NC. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

**29--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Edinboro and Elizabethtown, Pa. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**29-30--Science: Lab Safety Training Workshop, sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, for science educators, in Decatur, Ga. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax: (508) 647-0062; Web site: www.labsafety.org.

**29-Oct. 1--Administrators: National Conference: It’s a Jungle Out There, sponsored by the National Alliance for Medicaid in Education, for K-12 administrators, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. Deadline: Sept. 17. Contact: John Hill, NAME, Room 229, State House, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798; (317) 232-0864; fax: (317) 232-0589; e-mail: jhill@doe.state.in.us; Web site: www.medicaidforeducation.org.

**29-Oct. 1--Mathematics: Academy for Professional Development Assessment Workshop, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, for math educators, at the Crowne Plaza Union Station in Indianapolis. Deadline: Sept. 3. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 620-9840; Web site: www.nctm.org/academy.

**29-Oct. 1--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 or (206) 343-1223 ext. 200; fax: (206) 343-1445; Web site: www.cfchildren.org.

**29-Oct. 2--Experiential learning: Joint Conference: Experiential Learning: Sustaining Global Partnerships in a Changing World, sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education and the International Consortium for Experiential Learning, for educators, in Miami. Contact: NSEE, 515 King St., Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 706-9552; e-mail: info@nsee.org; Web site: www.nsee.org.

**30--Education reform: National Educator Sexual Misconduct Conference, sponsored by Hofstra University, for teachers, administrators, and parents, in Hempstead, NY. Contact: HU, Office of Field Services, Hagedorn Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549; (516) 463-5750; Web site: www.hofstra.edu.

**30--Counseling education: Fall Counselor Workshop, sponsored by the College Board, for secondary school counselors, in Indiana, Pa. and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Contact: Stephen L. DiPietro, CB, 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 900, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004-1501; (610) 227-2541; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

**30--Education reform: Teacher Learning and Professional Development in an Era of Educational Reform Midwest Seminar, sponsored by the University of Dayton, for K-12 educators, in Dayton, Ohio. Contact: Thomas Hunt, UD, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0525; (937) 229-3787; fax: (937) 229-3063; e-mail: Thomas.Hunt@notes.udayton.edu; Web site: http://soeap.udayton.edu.

30-1--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.

**30-Oct. 1--Learning disabilities: Northeast Conference on Disability, sponsored by the University of Scranton Panuska College of Professional Studies, for K-12 educators, in Scranton, Pa. Contact: Carol Reinson, US, 800 Linden St., Scranton, PA 18510; (570) 941-6225; fax: (570) 941-4380; e-mail: reinsonc2@scranton.edu; Web site: www.scranton.edu/disabilitycon ference.

**30-Oct. 1--Special education: Methodology Workshop Part II, sponsored by the Hill Center, for special education teachers, at the center in Durham, NC. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; Web site: www.hillcenter.org.

30-2--Higher education: 60th National Conference, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for college admissions and guidance counselors, in Milwaukee. Contact: Linda McDonald, NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 299-6834; fax: (703) 836-8015; e-mail: lmcdonald@nacac.com; Web site: www.nacac.com.

30-3--Urban schools: Council of Urban Boards of Education 36th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school leaders and educators, in San Antonio. Contact: Jessica Bonaiuto, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6704; fax: (703) 548-5613; e-mail: jbonaiuto@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cube.

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