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September 2004

**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/designing .

**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--Middle schools: Workshop: Examining Student Work to Improve Achievement, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle level educators, at the CAS Center in Cheshire, Conn. Contact: Valerie Kacian, NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite #4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887-6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: vrkacian@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.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/disabilityco nference.

**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.


October

1-3--Education law: National Education Conference: The Imprint of Brown v. the Board of Education, sponsored by Marygrove College, for K-12 administrators, in Detroit. Contact: Alfred Cooke, MC, 842 W. McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221; (313) 927-1496; e-mail: acooke@marygrove.edu; Web site: www.marygrove.edu.

**3-5--High schools: Second Annual Conference on High School Policy, sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, for high school educators, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Center in Washington. Contact: Sarah Holt, AEE, 1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 828-0828; e- mail: sholt@all4ed.org; Web site: www.all4ed.org.

6-8--Teacher education: Eighth Professional Practices Institute, sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, for district human resource officers, law enforcement officials, and department of education investigators, at the Westin Brown Center in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Roy Einreinhofer, 39 Nathan Ellis Hwy., PMB #134, Mashpee, MA 02649; (508) 539-8844; fax: (508) 539-8868; e-mail: nasdtec@comcast.net; Web site: www.nasdtec.org.

6-9--Literacy: 31st Plains Regional Conference, sponsored by the International Reading Association, for K-12 educators, in Bismarck-Mandan, N.D. Contact: Crystal Hudson Jackson, IRA, PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139; (302) 731- 1600 ext. 272; fax: (302) 731-1274; e-mail: cjackson@reading.org; Web site: www.reading.org.

7-9--Education law: Council of School Attorneys' Advocacy Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school attorneys, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Lyndsay Andrews, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; e-mail: landrews@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/cosa.

7-9---Mental health: Ninth Annual Conference on School-Based Mental Health, sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health Assistance, for educators, school psychologists, and administrators, in Dallas. Contact: Sylvia Huntley, CSMHA, University of Maryland-Baltimore, School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry, 680 W. Lexington St., 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201-1570; (888) 706-0980; fax: (410) 706-0984; e-mail: shuntley@psych.umaryland.edu.

**7-9--Learning disabilities: World Congress and Exposition on Disabilities, sponsored by the World Conference on Disabilities Foundation for Education, for K-12 educators, parents, students, school nurses, and psychologists, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: WCD, 210 Route 4 E., Suite 307, Paramus, NJ 07652; (201) 226-1446; fax: (201) 226-1236; e-mail: wcsinfo@wcdexpo.com; Web site: www.wcdfoundation.org.

10-12--Special education: Developmental Disabilities Conference: Issues and Trends, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Developmental Disabilities, for K-12 educators, at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. Contact: Tom E.C. Smith, CEC, DDD, PO Box 3512, Fayetteville, AR 72702; (479) 575-3326; fax: (479) 575-6676; e-mail: tecsmith@uark.edu.

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