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Following are dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional- development opportunities for teachers. Some events may include administrators, policymakers, parents, and others. The list is organized by region, though some events are national meetings. Registration deadlines may close before the date of the event. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

East | Midwest/Plains | South | West

East

*November 7, 8, and 9 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Rochester, N.Y. (Nov. 7); Parsippany, N.J. (Nov. 8); and Edison, N.J. (Nov. 9). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e- mail
info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 8 TECHNOLOGY
Fourth Annual Three Rivers Technology Conference. Sponsored by the Carnegie Science Center, in Pittsburgh. Contact: Amy Robeson, Carnegie Science Center; e- mail robesona@csc.clpgh.org; www.tretc.org.

*November 8-9 VIOLENCE
Understanding and Preventing Youth Violence: From Bullies to Bullets. Sponsored by the Center for Social and Emotional Education and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, in New York City. Contact: Continuing Education and Public Programs, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016-4309; (212) 817-8215; fax (212) 817-1614; e-mail continuinged@gc.cuny.edu; www.csee.net/professionals/conferences /bullies.

*November 8-11 DRAMA
Measuring the Metaphor: Meanings in Drama Therapy. Sponsored by the National Association for Drama Therapy, in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. Contact: Angela Comfort, NADT, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., #280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-7409; fax (202) 966-2283; e-mail DramaTherapy@danielgrp.com; www.nadt.org.

*November 9-10 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
Harnessing the Future. Sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, in Burlington, Vt. For more information, contact: Foundation for Excellent Schools, 1634 Route 30, Cornwall, VT 05753; (802) 462-3170; fax (802) 462-3180; e-mail fes@middlebury.edu; www.fesnet.org.

*November 9-11 DIVERSITY
Diversity Is Relationship. Sponsored by Healing the Heart of Diversity, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Healing the Heart of Diversity, 712 Staunton Ave. N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016; (540) 343-5192; fax (540) 343-0407; e-mail hthd@mindspring.com; www.healingtheheart.org.

*November 13, 14, 15, and 16 MATH
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Providence, R.I. (Nov. 13); Plymouth, Mass. (Nov. 14); Lowell, Mass. (Nov. 15); Trevose, Pa. (Nov. 15); Bangor, Maine (Nov. 16); and Wilmington, Del. (Nov. 16). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. For more information, contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457- 4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e-mail info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 14-15 FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Conference. Sponsored by the National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Loretta Williams, President, NADSFL, Plano ISD, 2700 W. 15th St., Plano, TX 75075; (972) 519-8196; fax (972) 519-8031; e-mail lwilla@pisd.edu or Erwin Petri, eapetri@home.com.

*November 14-15 FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Conference. Sponsored by the National Association of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Virginia Ballinger, State of Ohio Department of Education, 65 S. Front St., Room 1009, Columbus, OH 43215- 4183; (614) 466-2190; fax (614) 728-3058; e-mail pd_ballinger@ode.ohio.gov.

*November 15-17 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Conference. Sponsored by the New England Kindergarten Conference, in Providence, R.I. Contact: NEKC, Lesley University, 29 Everett St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 349-8922; fax (617) 349-8125; e-mail kindconf@mail.lesley.edu.

*November 15-18 ENGLISH
Annual Convention: Recreating the Classroom. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, in Baltimore. For more information, contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870, ext. 3642; fax (217) 278-3761; e-mail convreg@ncte.org.

*November 16-18 DIVERSITY
Conversations Across Cultures: Native American Educators and Artists. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, in New York City. Contact: CEOI, Box 132, 525 W. 120th St., Room 107, New York, NY 10027; (212) 678-3987; fax (212) 678-8417; e-mail ceoi_mail@exchange.tc.columbia. edu; www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi.

*November 16-18 FOREIGN LANGUAGE
2001 Convention. Sponsored by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the American Association of Teachers of German, in Washington, D.C. Advance registration deadline: Oct. 9. Contact: Louise Patierno, Convention Services Director, ACTFL, 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10707; (914) 963-8830; fax (914) 963-1275; e-mail actflhg@aol.com.

*November 16-18 SOCIAL STUDIES
Forming a More Perfect Union. Sponsored by the National Council for the Social Studies, in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact: NCSS, 3501 Newark St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016; (202) 966-7840; fax (202) 966-2061; e-mail conference@ncss.org; www.socialstudies.org.

Midwest/Plains

*November 4-5 RURAL EDUCATION
Conference. Sponsored by the Center for Rural Education and Small Schools, Kansas State University College of Education, the American Association of School Administrators, and the Midwest Equity Assistance Center, in Manhattan, Kan. Contact: Robert Newhouse, CRESS, College of Education, 124 Bluemont Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506; (785) 532-5886; fax (785) 532- 7304.

*November 5, 7, 8, and 9 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Burnsville, Minn. (Nov. 5); Milwaukee (Nov. 5); Salina, Kan. (Nov. 5); Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 7); Chesterfield, Mo. (Nov. 8); Danville, Ill. (Nov. 8); Rosemont, Ill. (Nov. 9); and Lincoln, Neb. (Nov. 9). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. For more information, contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e-mail
info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 5-6 TECHNOLOGY
Grants and Funding for School Technology. Sponsored by eSchool News, George Mason University, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, and the Consortium for School Networking, in Chicago. For more information, contact: eSchool News, GF Registration, 7920 Norfolk Ave., Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814; (800) 394-0115, ext. 199; fax (301) 913-0119; e-mail gfinfo@eschoolnews.org; www.eschoolnews.org/gf.

*November 5-8 CRISIS PREVENTION
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program. Sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax (262) 783-5906; e-mail info@crisisprevention.com; www.crisisprevention.com.

*November 5-8 CURRICULUM MANAGEMENT
Maximizing Student Achievement Through Systems Factors: Governance, Leadership, and Support Services. Sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: PDKI, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339- 1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax (812) 339-0018; e-mail headquarters@pdkintl.org; www.pdkintl.org.

*November 5-9 SPECIAL EDUCATION
Specialized Classroom Management. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

*November 6-9 CRISIS PREVENTION
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program. Sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, in Milwaukee. For more information, contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax (262) 783-5906; e-mail info@crisisprevention.com; www.crisisprevention.com.

*November 7 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Building Professional Learning Communities at Work. Sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org.

*November 7-11 GIFTED EDUCATION
Annual Convention. Sponsored by the National Association for Gifted Children, in Cincinnati. For more information, contact: NAGC 1707 L St. N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20036; www.nagc.org.

*November 8-9 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
Focusing on Student Performance: Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement. Sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 406, Shaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843- 6773; fax (847) 995-9088; e-mail schoolimprovement@nsse.org; www.nsse.org.

*November 8-10 SPECIAL EDUCATION
Fall convention. Sponsored by the Ohio Federation Council for Exceptional Children, in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, contact: Sherri Denish, 3185 W. 41st St., Cleveland, OH 44109; (216) 631-3633; e-mail slden23@aol.com.

*November 12-13 DISCIPLINE
The Well-Managed Classroom. Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, in Boys Town, Neb. For more information, contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

*November 13-16 CRISIS PREVENTION
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program. Sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, in Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax (262) 783-5906; e-mail info@crisisprevention.com; www.crisisprevention.com.

*November 14, 15, and 16 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Michigan City, Ind. (Nov. 14); Cleveland (Nov. 15); Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 15); Cincinnati (Nov. 16); Canton, Ohio (Nov. 16); and Dayton, Ohio (Nov. 16). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e- mail info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 14 SCIENCE
Portraits of a Scientist Lecture Series and Book Signing. Sponsored by the Great Minds Program of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, in Aurora, Ill. Registration deadline: Nov. 2. Contact: GMP, 1500 W. Sullivan Rd., Aurora, IL 60506; (603) 907-5956; fax (603) 907-5946; e-mail rjones@imsa.edu; www.imsa.edu.

*November 14-15 MENTORING
Pathwise Mentor Level Training. Sponsored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center, in Cleveland. Contact: Barbara Jenkins, NRPDC, Rhodes Tower 901, Cleveland State University, 1860 E. 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44114-4435; (216) 523-7107; fax (216) 687-5422; e-mail b.m.jenkins@csuohio.edu; www.nrpdc.org.

*November 14-18 LIBRARIANS
Conference. Sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians, in Indianapolis. Contact: AASL, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (800) 545- 2433, ext. 4386; fax (312) 664-7459; e-mail aasl@ala.org; www.ala.org/aasl/indy.

*November 14-18 MUSIC EDUCATION
2001 National Conference. Sponsored by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, in Cincinnati. Contact: Cindi Wobig, Executive Director, AOSA, P.O. Box 391089, Cleveland, OH 44139-8089; (440) 543-5366; fax (440) 543-2687; e-mail AOSAHDQ@email.msn.com.

South

*October 28-31 DROPOUTS
13th Annual Conference: Discover the Magic. Sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, Communities in Schools of Florida, and the Florida State Department of Education, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: NDPCN, 209 Martin St., Clemson, SC 29631- 1555; (864) 656-2599; fax (864) 656-0136; e-mail
ndpc@clemson.edu.

*October 31-November 4 ARTS EDUCATION
Currents in Arts Education: Community, Curriculum, Construction. Sponsored by the International NETWORK of Performing and Visual Arts Schools, in New Orleans. Contact: Rod Daniel, INPVAS, 5505 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Room 280, Washington, DC 20015; (202) 966-2216; fax (202) 966-2283; e-mail execdir@artsschoolsnetwork.org; www.artsschoolsnetwork.org.

*November 1-3 GIFTED EDUCATION
Conference. Sponsored by the Virginia Association for the Gifted, in Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Liz Nelson, Executive Secretary, Virginia Association for the Gifted, P.O. Box 26212, Richmond, VA 23260-6212; (804) 355- 5945; fax (804) 355-5137; e-mail vagifted@mediaone.net; www.vagifted.org.

*November 1, 2, and 5 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Lynchburg, Va. (Nov. 1); Houston (Nov. 1); Idaho Falls, Va. (Nov. 1); Danville, Va. (Nov. 2); McAllen, Texas (Nov. 2); Oklahoma City (Nov. 2); and Huntsville, Ala. (Nov. 5). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e-mail info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 1-4 COMMUNICATIONS
Convention. Sponsored by the National Communication Association, in Atlanta. Contact: Michelle Randall, NCA Meeting Coordinator, 1765 N St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036; (202) 464-4622; fax (202) 464-4600; e-mail mrandall@natcom.org; www.natcom.org.

*November 1-4 READING
College Reading Association annual conference. Sponsored by the College Reading Association, in Orlando, Fla. For more information, contact: Katherine Wiesendanger, Alfred University; e-mail fweisendanger@bigvax.alfred.edu.

*November 2-3 DEAF CHILDREN
Reading to Deaf Children: Learning From Deaf Adults and Read It Again and Again. Sponsored by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center and the Gallaudet University Regional Center, in Danville, Ky. For more information, contact: Chachie Joseph, Gallaudet Regional Center, P.O. Box 1027, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL 32805; (904) 829-6481, ext. 299; fax (904) 829-2424; e-mail chachiejos@aol.com.

*November 6-9 CRISIS PREVENTION
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program. Sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, in Tulsa, Okla.; and Charleston, W.Va. Contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558-8976; fax (262) 783-5906; e-mail info@crisisprevention.com; www.crisisprevention.com.

*November 7-9 LEARNING
Dimensions of Learning Workshop. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in New Orleans. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*November 7-9 TEACHING
Teaching Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in New Orleans. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*November 8-9 MENTORING
Mentoring: Keys to Success. Sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, in New Orleans. For more information, contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax (703) 575-5400; e-mail member@ascd.org; www.ascd.org.

*November 8-9 WOMEN LEADERS
Fourth Annual Conference and Administrative Job Fair. Sponsored by the Women Education Leaders of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Mary Holm, Conference Director, WELV, Curry School of Education, Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy, 179 Ruffner Hall, 405 Emmet St., Charlottesville, VA 22904; (804) 924-3160; fax (804) 924-3866; e-mail welv@virginia.edu; curry.edschool. virginia.edu/curry/centers/welv.

*November 8-10 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Opening Gates to the Future. Sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, in Orlando, Fla. Contact: Margo Black, Kappa Delta Pi, 3707 Woodview Trace, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1158; (317) 871-4900; fax (317) 704- 2323; e-mail margo@kdp.org; www.kdp.org.

*November 8-10 TECHNOLOGY
15th Annual Technology and Learning Conference. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association's ITTE: Education Technology Programs, in Atlanta. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax (703) 683-7590; e-mail info@nsba.org; www.nsba.org/t+l.

*November 12, 13, 14, and 15 MATH
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Fairfax, Va. (Nov. 12); Fredericksburg, Va. (Nov. 13); Little Rock, Ark. (Nov. 13); Fort Smith, Ark. (Nov. 14); West Palm Beach, Fla. (Nov. 14); Dallas (Nov. 14); and Lexington, Ky. (Nov. 15). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. For more information, contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e-mail info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 13-16 CRISIS PREVENTION
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program. Sponsored by the Crisis Prevention Institute, in Louisville, Ky.; Miami; and Nashville, Tenn. For more information, contact: CPI, 3315-K N. 124th St., Brookfield, WI 53005; (800) 558- 8976; fax (262) 783-5906; e-mail info@crisisprevention.com; www.crisisprevention.com.

West

*October 31-November 2 PARTNERSHIPS
National Symposium. Sponsored by the National Association of Partners in Education, in Anchorage, Alaska. Contact: Esther Wong Hershman, NAPE, 901 North Pitt St., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-4880; fax (703) 836-6941; e-mail
Ehershman@napehq.org; www.partnersineducation.org.

*November 1-2 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Developing Self-Management Skills in Today's Youth. Sponsored by Our Other Youth and Seattle Pacific University, in Edmonds, Wash. Registration deadline: Oct. 26. Contact: Jerry Conrath, OOY, 64 Junco Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261- 9571; (360) 468-3169; fax (360) 468-3120.

*November 2, 8, and 9 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Boise, Idaho (Nov. 2); Great Falls, Mont. (Nov. 8); and Butte, Mont. (Nov. 9). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e- mail info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 7-11 DIVERSITY
High Stakes: Achievement, Assessment, and Advocacy Through Multicultural Education. Sponsored by the National Association for Multicultural Education, in Las Vegas. Contact: NAME, 733 15th St. N.W., Suite 430, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 628-6263; fax (202) 638-6264; e-mail name@nameorg.org; www.nameorg.org.

*November 7-11 HEALTH

Back to the Future: School Health in the 21st Century. Sponsored by the American School Health Association, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Mary Ramsier, ASHA, 7263 State Route 43, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240; (330) 678-1601; fax (330) 678-4526; e-mail mbramsi@ashaweb.org; www.ashaweb.org.

*November 8-10 TECHNOLOGY
Fall 2001 Conference. Sponsored by Computer-Using Educators Inc., in Sacramento, Calif. Contact: Lora Sanders, Computer-Using Educators Inc., 1210 Marina Village Pkwy., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; e-mail cueinc@cue.org; www.cue.org.

*November 12, 15, and 16 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Equations. Sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, in Ludington, Mont. (Nov. 12); Spokane, Wash. (Nov. 15); Olympia, Wash. (Nov. 16); and Long Beach, Calif. (Nov. 16). Registration deadline: two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 Stonelake Dr., P.O. Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax (812) 333-4278; e-mail info@ait.net; www.ait.net.

*November 15-17 EDUCATION LAW
Annual conference. Sponsored by the Education Law Association, in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Mandy Bingaman, ELA, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0528; (937) 229-3589; fax (937) 229-3845; e-mail ela@udayton.edu; www.educationlaw.org.

*November 18 NEW TEACHERS
Conference for Beginning Teachers. Sponsored by the New Teacher Center at the University of California-Santa Cruz and California's Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program, in San Mateo, Calif. Contact: Peggy Young, New Teacher Center at UCSC, (831) 459-4323; www.newteachercenter.org.

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