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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

*September 15-16 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
Examining Student Work Workshop. Sponsored by Measured Progress, in Burlington, Vt. Contact: Denise Speechley, MP, 171 Watson Rd., Dover, NH 03820; (603) 749-9102, ext. 6314; fax (603) 749-6398; e-mail
[email protected] ; www.measuredprogress.org.

*Sept ember 20-22 AT-RISK YOUTH
Mid-Atlantic Regional Training Conference. Sponsored by the Child Welfare League of America, in Philadelphia. Contact: Dana Wilson, CWLA, 440 First St. N.W., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20001; (410) 496-5607; e-mail [email protected]; www.cwla.org/conferences.

*Sept ember 30-October 1 DISABILITIES
Northeast Conference on Disability. Sponsored by the University of Scranton Panuska College of Professional Studies, in Scranton, Pa. Contact: Carol Reinson, US, 800 Linden St., Scranton, PA 18510; (570) 941-6225; fax (570) 941-4380; e-mail [email protected]; www.scranton.edu/disability conference.

*October 5-7 LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Celebrate Our Rising Stars Summit III. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Lisa Barrera, Barrera Associates, 733 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 638-6631; e-mail [email protected]; www.salemine.com/risingstars3/index.html.

*October 7-8 ACCOUNTABILITY
National Conference—Incorporating Measures of Student Growth Into State Accountability Systems. Sponsored by WestEd and the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, in Nashua, N.H. Deadline: September 7. Contact: LauraLee LeBel, Center for Assessment, P.O. Box 351, Dover, NH 03821; (608) 516-7900; fax (603) 516-7910; e-mail [email protected]; www.nciea.org.

*October 10-12 BILINGUAL EDUCATION
Summit on English Language Learners. Sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, in Washington, D.C. Contact: Lydia Sutton, AAP, School Division, 50 F St. N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 220-4547; fax (202) 347-3690; [email protected]; www.publishers.org.

Midwest/Plains

*September 20 INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Midwest Workshop: Rethinking School Finance and Operations. Sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, in Chicago. Contact: ISACS, 1550 N. Dearborn Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255- 1244;
www.isacs.org.

*September 21-22 SCIENCE
Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Madison, Wis. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*September 21-24 PARENT INVOLVEMENT
Common Sense Parenting Workshop: Training for Parent Trainers. Sponsored by Girls and Boys Town, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Girls and Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771; fax (402) 498- 1280; e-mail [email protected]; www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

*September 28-29 ACHIEVEMENT GAP
Second Annual Challenges in Education Conference. Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 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 [email protected]; www.education.wisc.edu/outreach .

*September 28-29 SCIENCE
Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Cleveland. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*September 29- October 1 MATHEMATICS
Academy for Professional Development Assessment Workshop. Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in Indianapolis. Deadline: Sept. 3. Contact: NCTM, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 20191; (703) 620-9840; www.nctm.org/academy.

*September 30 EDUCATION REFORM
Teacher Learning and Professional Development in an Era of Education Reform Midwest Seminar. Sponsored by the University of Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio. Contact: Thomas Hunt, UD, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469; (937) 229- 3787; fax (937) 229-3063;e-mail [email protected]; http://soeap.udayton.edu.

*October 1-2 INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Midwest Workshop: Classroom Observations. Sponsored by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, in Chicago. Contact: ISACS, 1550 N. Dearborn Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60610; (312) 255-1244; www.isacs.org.

*October 6-9 LITERACY
31st Plains Regional Conference. Sponsored by the International Reading Association, in Bismarck- Mandan, N.D. Contact: Crystal Hudson Jackson, International Reading Association, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714; (302) 731-1600, ext. 272; fax (302) 731-1274; e-mail [email protected]; www.reading.org.

*October 7-9 ENGLISH
Midwest Conference. Sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, in Peoria, Ill. Contact: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Customer Service Department, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801- 1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax (217) 328-9645; e-mail [email protected]; www.tycamw.org.

*October 7-9 SCIENCE
Annual Fall Meeting. Sponsored by the North Central Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, in Dubuque, Iowa. Contact: Mark A. Minger, St. Cloud State University, 271 Mathematics and Science Center, 720 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301; www.uwm.edu/~caberg/ncaets/meeting2004.pdf

*October 9 MONTESSORI EDUCATION
Seminar: Practical Life Through the Ages. Sponsored by the American Montessori Society, in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Angela Nickerson, Columbus Montessori Education Center, 979 S. James Rd., Columbus, OH 43227; (614) 231-3790; fax(614) 231-3780; e-mail [email protected].

*October 11-12 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
Well-Managed Classroom Workshop. Sponsored by Girls and Boys Town, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: Girls and Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771; fax (402) 498-1280; e-mail [email protected]; www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

*October 11-15 HISTORY
Teaching the Holocaust Workshop. Sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Kearney, Neb. Contact: Kimberley Jacobsohn, USHMM, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024; (202) 488-0466; e-mail [email protected]; www.ushmm.org/education/foreducators.

*October 13-16 CURRICULUM
2004 Conference. Sponsored by the National Tech Prep Network and Center for Occupation Research and Development, in Minneapolis. Contact: Kelli Kennedy, CORD, 601 Lake Air Dr., Waco, TX 76710; (254) 772-8756, ext. 253; fax (254) 776-2306;e-mail [email protected]; www.ntpn.info.

South

*September 17 LEARNING DISABILITIES
Overview of LD/ADD Workshop. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464;
www.hillcenter.org.

*September 21 MATHEMATICS
Hands-On Math Workshop. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; www.hillcenter.org.

*September 27 FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Foreign Language Strategies Workshop. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; www.hillcenter.org.

*September 29 ACHIEVEMENT
Study Skills for the Elementary and Middle School Student Workshop. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489- 7464; www.hillcenter.org.

*September 29-30 SCIENCE
Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Decatur, Ga. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*September 30- October 1 SPECIAL NEEDS
Methodology Workshop, Part 2. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; www.hillcenter.org.

*September 30- October 3 URBAN SCHOOLS
Council of Urban Boards of Education 36th Annual Conference. Sponsored by the National School Boards Association, in San Antonio. Contact: Katrina Kelley, NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6704; fax (703) 548-5613; e-mail [email protected]; www.nsba.org/cube.

*October 1-2 DIVERSITY
Second International Conference on Education, Labor, and Emancipation: Reinventing Critical Pedagogy. Sponsored by the University of Texas at El Paso, in El Paso, Texas. Contact: Cesar Rossatto, UTEP, Office of University Relations, 1608 Hawthorne, El Paso, TX 79902; (915) 747-5253; e-mail [email protected].

*October 4-5 SPECIAL EDUCATION
National Accountability Conference on Special Education and Early Intervention. Sponsored by the Mid-South Regional Resource Center, in New Orleans. Contact: Rich Lewis, 1 Quality St., Suite 722, Lexington, KY 40324; (859) 257-4921; fax (859) 257-4353; e-mail [email protected]; www.dssc.org/frc/MonitorConf.htm.

*October 5-6 SCIENCE
Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Arlington, Texas. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760-2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*October 6-9 LITERACY
ProLiteracy Worldwide Conference 2004: The Many Faces of Literacy. Sponsored by ProLiteracy Worldwide, in Oklahoma City. Contact: PLW, 1320 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; (315) 422-9121, ext. 319; fax (315) 471- 9150; e-mail [email protected]; www.proliteracy.org.

*October 11- 13 SPECIAL EDUCATION
Methodology Workshop, Part 1. Sponsored by the Hill Center, in Durham, N.C. Contact: HC, 3200 Pickett Rd., Durham, NC 27705; (919) 489-7464; www.hillcenter.org.

West

*September 16-17 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Project-Based Learning Workshop. Sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, in Novato, Calif. Contact: BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail
[email protected]; www.bie.org.

*September 22- 24 CURRICULUM
Workshop: Problem-Based Economics for High School. Sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education,in Novato, Calif. Contact: Nancy Wright, BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA, 94949; (415) 883-0122; e-mail [email protected]; www.bie.org.

*September 23-24 STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Problem-Based Government Workshop. Sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, in Novato, Calif. Contact: BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122;e-mail [email protected]; www.bie.org.

*September 24-26 EARLY CHILDHOOD
Keeping the Pace in Early Care and Education Conference. Sponsored by the Professional Association for Childhood Education, in Santa Clara, Calif. Deadline: Sept. 10. Contact: PACE, 114 Sansome St., Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94109; (415) 749-6851; www.pacenet.org.

*September 26-28 DIVERSE CLASSROOMS
Annual Conference—Shifting the Kaleidoscope: New Possibilities for Children. Sponsored by the National Black Child Development Institute, in Los Angeles. Contact: NBCDI, 1101 15th St. N.W, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 833- 2220; e-mail [email protected]; www.nbcdi.org.

*September 28-October 2 CAREERS
2004 Fall Conference. Sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium, 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 [email protected]; www.careertech.org.

*September 30- October 1 ECONOMICS
Problem-Based Economics Workshop. Sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, in Novato, Calif. Contact: BIE, 18 Commercial Blvd., Novato, CA 94949; (415) 883-0122;e-mail [email protected]; www.bie.org.

*October 6-7 SCIENCE
Lab Safety Training Workshop. Sponsored by the Laboratory Safety Institute, in Golden, Colo. Contact: LSI, 192 Worcester Rd., Natick, MA 01760- 2252; (800) 647-1977; fax (508) 647-0062; www.labsafety.org.

*October 7-9 ENGLISH
West Conference. Sponsored by the Two-Year College English Association, in Las Vegas. Contact: Annie Hendricks, National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 278-3849 or (877) 369-6283; fax (217) 328-9645; e-mail [email protected]; www.ncte.org/groups/tyca.

*October 7-9 LEARNING DISABILITIES
26th International Conference on Learning Disabilities. Sponsored by the Council for Learning Disabilities, in Las Vegas. Contact: Andrea Falzarano, CLD, P.O. Box 4014, Leesburg, VA 20177; (571) 258-1010; fax (571) 258-1011; e-mail [email protected]; www.cldinternational.org.

*October 10-12 SPECIAL EDUCATION
Developmental Disabilities Conference: Issues and Trends. Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division on Developmental Disabilities, in Las Vegas. Contact: Tom E.C. Smith, CEC/DDD, P.O. Box 3512, Fayetteville, AR 72702; (479) 575-3326; fax (479) 575-6676; e-mail [email protected].

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